Foreign candidates are required to:
All students must be sufficiently competent in English.
International students must possess at least a band 6 for IELTS or a score of 550 for paper-based total, a score of 213 for computer-based total or a score of 80 for internet-based total for TOEFL if they obtained their Bachelor’s degree from a university in which the medium of instruction is a language other than English.
Pass an English proficiency test approved by the University.
UM offers a course leading to proficiency in Bahasa Malaysia which international students are required to attend before the degree is conferred.