International Student

Admission Requirement for International Student – Degree Programs

University Requirements

International candidates must possess an equivalent qualification of the Malaysian High School Certificate (STPM) or a Diploma recognized by the Malaysian Government.

a. Equivalent Qualification

i. A good pass in O – levels/ its equivalent; and
ii. A pass in the A-levels with at least:- C Grade in three (3) subjects.


b. Equivalent Qualification


i. A pass in the Higher School Certificate (HSC)/its equivalent with at least:- C+ grade in three (3) subjects or 65% in three (3) subjects in the Final Level of Secondary Education; and

ii. A pass in the University Entrance Exam (for countries which seek such requirement for admission into universities).

c. Diploma Qualification

A Diploma or its equivalent which is recognized by the Malaysian Government and the University Senate with a CGPA of at least 2.75.
AND has fulfilled special requirements for the program i.n. obtaining the required grades in (sciences/arts) as specified for each UMT Bachelor program.

English Language Proficiency Requirement for International Students

a. Direct Admission

For direct admission, the applicant must have obtained one of the following:

i. A Band 3 in the Malaysian University English Test (MUET);

ii. Other achievement of English language proficiency equivalent to item 3(a)(i)

iii. Pursuing intensive English courses offered by the Univrsity for applicants who do not meet any of the above requirements

Exemption from English Language Proficiency Requirement

a. An applicant who has undergone his/her secondary school in Malaysia shall not be subject to the English Language proficiency requirement. Application for exemption must be accompanied by supporting documents that have been certified by the relevant certificateissuing bodies.

b. Applicant from the following non native English speaking countries. Thisexemption however may be revised from time to time without prior notice.