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Malaysia’s Pioneer/Top Private Medical University – IMU

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imu top private medical university malaysia - Picture from http://www.imu.edu.my/imec2009/images/picframe_IMU2.jpgIn year 1991, International Medical University (IMU) started as a pioneer private medical college which is International Medical College (IMC) in Malaysia, within period of less than a decade, it was granted university status in year 1999 with vision to emphasize the route of accessing to professional healthcare education.
Since year1999, IMU has enlarged its operation to Seremban and Batu Pahat, and very successfully IMU established its very own Honours degree courses in Pharmacy and Nursing, so as the development of postgraduate programmes such as Master and PhD. By recruiting expertise from different field of leech craft, more degree courses were being introduced in the year of 2008, which inclusive of Dentistry, Nutrition & Dietetics, Medical Biotechnology, Psychology, Biomedical Science and in Pharmaceutical Chemistry.

Undergraduate Courses Offered:

Undergraduate Courses Degrees Duration
1. Medicine  – MBBS (IMU) or Medical degrees  from Partner Medical Schools 4.5 years – 6 years
2. Dentistry  – Bachelor of Dental Surgery (IMU), Dentistry Degrees from Partner Dental Schools 5 – 5.5 years
3. Pharmaceutical Chemistry  – Bachelor of Science (Hons) Pharmaceutical Chemistry (IMU) 3 years
4. Nursing  – Bachelor of Nursing (Hons) (IMU) 4 years
5. Nursing Science  – Bachelor of Nursing Science (Hons) (IMU) 2 years – 4 years
6. Chiropractic  – Bachelor of Science (Hons)
Chiropractic
4 years
7. Medical Sciences  – Bachelor of Medical Sciences  Two semesters (1 year) + duration in Phase 1 (medical programme)
8. Medical Biotechnology  – Bachelor of Science (Hons) Medical Biotechnology (IMU) or from Partner Universities Credit Transfer Option:
– University of Newcastle, Australia
3 – 4 years
9. Nutrition & Dietetics  – Bachelor of Science (Hons) Nutrition and Dietetics (IMU) or from Partner Universities Credit Transfer Option:
 – University of Newcastle, Australia
 – University of Otago, New Zealand
4 – 4.5 years
10. Psychology  – Bachelor of Science (Hons) Psychology (IMU) or from Partner University Credit Transfer Option:
 – University of Strathclyde, Scotland.
3 – 4 years
11. Biomedical Science  – Bachelor of Science (Hons) Biomedical Science (IMU) or from Partner University Credit Transfer Option:
 – University of Newcastle, Australia 
 –
University of Otago, New Zealand.
3- 4 years
12. Pharmacy  – Bachelor of Pharmacy (Hons) (IMU)[BPharm] or Pharmacy Degrees from Partner University (BPharm)
 – Master of Pharmacy (MPharm) (IMU – Strathclyde) Credit Transfer Option
(BPharm only):
 – University of Otago, New Zealand
BPharm: 4 years
MPharm: 3.5 years

 

Requirements and Qualifications

1. Medicine
Minimum Entry Requirements (For Malaysian Students Only)
– All qualifications must inclusive of three science subjects: Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics
Examinations (either one)
a. A-Levels (Grade) – B, B, C
b. STPM (Grade) – B+, B+, B+
c. (UEC) (Grade) – A2, B3, B4
d. Ministry of Education Matriculation (cGPA) –  cGPA 3.5
e. Muet (Score) – At least Band 4 (Compulsory)

2. Dentistry
Minimum Entry Requirements (For Malaysian Students Only)
Examinations (either one)
a. A-Levels (Grade) – B, B, C
b. STPM (Grade) – B+, B+, B+
c. UEC (Grade) – A2, B3, B4
d. Ministry of Education Matriculation (cGPA) –  cGPA 3.5
e. Muet (Score) – At least Band 4 (Compulsory)

3. Pharmaceutical Chemistry
– All qualifications must inclusive of Chemistry and one other science subject: Biology, Mathematics, Physics
Minimum Entry Requirements (For Malaysian Students Only)
Examinations (either one)
a. A-Levels (Grade) – C, C, D (Minimum C in Chemistry)
b. STPM (Grade) – C, C, C
c. UEC (Grade) – B4, B6, B6, B6, B6 (Minimum B4 in Chemistry)
d. Ministry of Education Matriculation (Grade or cGPA) –  A, B, B or cGPA 2.5
e. Muet (Score) – At least Band 4 (Compulsory)

4. Nursing
– Subjected to Arts and Science stream students as well  
Minimum Entry Requirements (For Malaysian Students Only)
Examinations (either one)
a. A-Levels (Grade) – E, E
b. STPM (Grade) – C, C
c. Ministry of Education Matriculation (cGPA) –  cGPA 2.0
d. Muet (Score) – At least Band 4 (Compulsory)

5. Nursing Science
– Subjected to Arts and Science stream students as well
Minimum Entry Requirements (For Malaysian Students Only)
a. Hold a Diploma/Certificate in Nursing or any equivalents
b. Registered with Nursing Board Malaysia or Nursing Board of country of origin, or any equivalents
c. Possess relevant and up-to-date Annual Practicing Certificate/License
d. At least 2 years of working experience
e. Muet (Score) – At least Band 4 (Compulsory)

 6. Chiropractic
Minimum Entry Requirements (For Malaysian Students Only)
Examinations (either one)
a. A-Levels (Grade) – C, C, C (Minimum C in Chemistry)
b. STPM (Grade) – C, C, C (Minimum C in Chemistry)
c. UEC (Grade) – B4, B4, B4, B4, B4 (Minimum B4 in Chemistry)
d. Ministry of Education Matriculation (Grade or cGPA) –  A, B, B or cGPA 2.5 (Must inclusive of  Chemistry and one another science subject)
e. Muet (Score) – At least Band 4 (Compulsory)

7. Medical Sciences
Minimum Entry Requirement
– Students who have passed all the examination in Phase 1 of the medical programme is eligible to pursue their study to obtain the Bachelor of Medical Sciences degree where it only required an additional year of study period.
– Duration: Phase 1 (Duration) + additional 1 year

8. Medical Biotechnology
– All qualifications must inclusive of any two science subjects: Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics
Minimum Entry Requirements (For Malaysian Students Only)
Examinations (either one)
a. A-Levels (Grade) – C, C,D
b. STPM (Grade) – C, C, C
c. UEC (Grade) – B6, B6, B6, B6, B6
d. Ministry of Education Matriculation (cGPA) –  cGPA 2.5
e. Muet (Score) – At least Band 4 (Compulsory)

9. Nutrition & Dietetics
– All qualifications must inclusive of any two science subjects: Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics
Minimum Entry Requirements (For Malaysian Students Only)
Examinations (either one)
a. A-Levels (Grade) – C, C
b. STPM (Grade) – C, C, C
c. UEC (Grade) – B4, B4, B5 – (Must inclusive of two science subjects),  B6, B6
d. Ministry of Education Matriculation (cGPA) –  cGPA 2.5
e. Muet (Score) – At least Band 4 (Compulsory)

10. Psychology
Minimum Entry Requirements (For Malaysian Students Only)
Examinations (either one)
a. A-Levels (Grade) – E, E
b. STPM (Grade) – C, C
c. UEC (Grade) – B6, B6, B6, B6, B6
d. Ministry of Education Matriculation (cGPA) –  cGPA 2.0
e. Muet (Score) – At least Band 4 (Compulsory)

11. Biomedical Science
– All qualifications must inclusive of any two science subjects: Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics
Minimum Entry Requirements (For Malaysian Students Only)
Examinations (either one)
a. A-Levels (Grade) – C, D, D
b. STPM (Grade) – C, C, C
c. UEC (Grade) – B6, B6, B6, B6, B6
d. Ministry of Education Matriculation (cGPA) –  cGPA 2.5
e. Muet (Score) – At least Band 4 (Compulsory)

12. Pharmacy
Minimum Entry Requirements (For Malaysian Students Only)
Examinations
a. A-Levels (Grade) – B, B, B (Must inclusive of Chemistry and two another science subject)
b. STPM (Grade) – B+, B+, B+
c. UEC (Grade) – B3, B3, B4 (Must inclusive of Chemistry and two another science subject)
d. Ministry of Education Matriculation (cGPA) –  cGPA 3.0
e. Muet (Score) – At least Band 4 (Compulsory)

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5 Comments to "Malaysia’s Pioneer/Top Private Medical University – IMU" - Add Yours »
  • maisarah says:

    I’m a diploma in pharmacy student…I’ll complete my diploma in May 31..I’m searching to further my study in degree in pharmacy…i want to know,which minimum entry requirement should I refer to if I from diploma programmed????

  • mena says:

    im a diploma student..i have completed my diploma in pharmacy ang my cgpa is 3.78..i wanna pursue my degree with credit transfer and exemption of certain years for my degree….can i get credit transfer at ur university…

  • Kameh esmailli says:

    I have master of organic chemistry in Iran.I plan to get PHD in pharmaceutical chemistry in Malaysia.please show me some ways about this target!Thanks

  • Alvin Nyau says:

    @mena and Kameh
    You may contact IMU through this page. Tell them your current situation and request. They will come up with a solution for you. Good luck! [=:D]

  • Adel says:

    I want to know.. I heard if anyone want to be a dentist he/she must have cGPA of 4.0 in matriculation…. is it true of if I get like 3.5,can I be a dentist?? [=curious]

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