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Foundation in Human Sciences

The foundation programmes at IIUM ACADEMY are designed to provide students with the required knowledge and necessary skills to prepare them for entry into the degree programmes offered by the various Kulliyyah's (faculties) at IIUM.

Entry into IIUM's Foundation programmes is open to Malaysian and international students but admission processing is handled separately according to applicant's nationality and qualification. The following table shows where applicants should apply in view of their nationality and qualification:

No.Applicant's CategoryQualification UsedAdmission Processing OfficeApplication Form
1Bumiputera MalaysianSPMAcademic Management & Admission Division
Click here
2Non-Bumiputera MalaysianSPMIIUM AcademyClick here
3Malaysian (Bumi and non-Bumi)GCE O-Level or other equivalent qualifications
IIUM AcademyClick here
4International studentsSPMIIUM AcademyClick here
5International studentsGCE O-Level or other equivalent qualifications
IIUM AcademyClick here

Students who have successfully completed this foundation programme and achieved a minimum CGPA of 2.5 will be offered admission into one of the following undergraduate degree programmes:

No.Programme
1.Bachelor of Human Sciences in Communication
2.Bachelor of Human Sciences in Political Science
3.Bachelor of Human Sciences in History and Civilization
4.Bachelor of Human Sciences in Psychology
5.Bachelor of Human Sciences in Sociology and Anthropology

Programme Details

STUDENTS WITH GCSE / IGCSE / GCE O -LEVEL QUALIFICATIONS
STUDENTS WITH SPM QUALIFICATIONS
1. Minimum Grade C in English, AND

2. Minimum Grade C in Mathematics, AND

3. Minimum Grade C in THREE (3) other subjects.

1. Minimum Grade C+ in the following subjects:

  • Bahasa Melayu, AND
  • Mathematics

AND

2. Minimum Grade C in History, AND

3. Minimum Grade B in the following subjects:

  • English, AND
  • Any Islamic Religious subject

AND

4. Minimum ONE (1) Grade B and TWO (2) Grade C+ in other non-language subjects.

Core CoursesProgramme Required CoursesCentre Required Courses

HSA 0364 Writing Skills

HSA 0334 Social Studies

HSA 0344 Thinking Skills

HSA 0354 Public Speaking

LSA 0114 Introduction to Law

QSA 0284 Introduction to Statistics

QSA 0294 Business Studies

RKA 0424 Selected Themes of al-Qur'an

RKA 0413 Islam and Other Religions

RKA 0433 Islamic Revealed Knowledge

ICT 0512 Basic Application of ICT

Minimum duration : 1 year (3 semesters)

Maximum duration : 2 years (6 semesters)