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Foundation in Law

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:

1.Bachelor of Law - LL.B

Programme Details


1. Minimum Grade C in English, AND

2. Minimum Grade C in Mathematics, AND

3. Minimum Grade B in THREE (3) other subjects, preferably including History.

1. Minimum FIVE (5) Grade A- in any subjects, INCLUDING

2. Minimum Grade C+ in the following subjects:

  • Bahasa Melayu, AND
  • Mathematics, AND
  • Any TWO (2) non-language subjects


3. Minimum Grade A- in English, OR

4. Minimum Grade B in English, AND B+ in Arabic Language


5. Minimum Grade B in the following subjects:

  • History
  • Any Islamic Religious subject.
Core CoursesProgramme Required CoursesCentre Required Courses

LSA 0114 Introduction to Law

LSA 0124 Introduction to Islamic Law

LSA 0134 Introduction to Legal Skills

LSA 0144 Law and Society

QSA 0294 Business Studies

HSA 0364 Writing Skills

HSA 0344 Thinking Skills

HSA 0354 Public Speaking

RKA 0413 Islam and Other Religion

RKA 0433 Islamic Revealed Knowledge

ICT 0512 Basic Application of ICT

Minimum duration : 1 year (3 semesters)

Maximum duration : 2 years (6 semesters)