- The FY modular structure follows the European Credit Transfer System (ECTS).
- It is delivered in 2 semesters – Semester 1 (September to January) and Semester 2 (January to June), with each comprising of:
- 12 weeks of direct-contact teaching
- 1 week of revision
- 2 weeks of examinations
Malaysian Students: RM40,000
International Students: RM45,000
If you are a Malaysian student looking to enrol into RUMC, you may be eligible for financial assistance, such as PTPTN, EPF and more.
Discover your funding options below.
All students who are joining the 6-years programme would require to have a minimum of 5B’s in High School.
a. HIGHER SCHOOL CERTIFICATE LEVEL OR ITS EQUIVALENT
|STPM/ A-Level||ABC or BBB in:
|International Baccalaureate||30 points (excluding bonus points) with a minimum of 2 HL and 1 SL in 3 Science subjects AND attained a minimum score of 4 at Higher Level each in:
|1. University Matriculation
2. Foundation in Science
3. Pre-Medical Course
|CGPA 3.0 (out of 4.0) including 3 subjects:
providing the course is not less than 1 year in the same accredited institution AND 5B’s each in:
In SPM/O-Level or its equivalent
|1. Canadian Pre-University
2. Canadian International Matriculation Program (CIMP/Canadian Grade 12/13)
3. Ontario Secondary School Diploma Grade 12
|Average of 85% in any 3 subjects:
|Unified Examination Certificate (UEC)||5 B4’s:
|1. Monash University Foundation Pre-University Programme (MUFY)
2. University of New South Wales (UNSW Foundation)
|Aggregate or Average of 80% or the equivalent of B in any 3 subjects:
|1. Western Australia Curriculum Council
2. HSC Sydney Australia
3. Trinity College Foundation Studies
4. Australian Universities Foundation Programme
5. South Australian Matriculation (SAM)
6. Victoria Certificate of Education Australia (Year 12)
7. Australian Matriculation
|80 ATAR provided the subjects include:
|Irish Leaving Certificate||450 points with
3 H3’s in 3 subjects:
|Indian Pre-University||Average of 80% in any 3 subjects with a score of 75% and above in each individual subject:
*Applicants must hold a bona-fide certificate of completion issued by the CBSE or CISCE.
|1. National Certificate of Educational Achievement (NCEA) Level 3
2. New Zealand Bursary
|Average of 80% in any 3 subjects:
|America High School Diploma||CGPA 3.50 (out of 4.0) including competitive marks (without Advanced Placement) in the following subjects:
|General Secondary Education Certificate (Tawjihi) Science
95% – Entry into RUMC Foundation in Science (FIS)
|CGPA 3.5 (out of 4.0)|
|Thai Matayom 6||Entry via Foundation in Science|
|Vietnam High School||Entry via Foundation in Science|
b. DIPLOMAS AND DEGREES
|Diploma in Health Sciences||CGPA 3.5 (out of 4.0) including 3 subjects:
provided the course is not less than 5 semesters or 2 1⁄2 years in the same accredited institution
2B’s each in:
3C’s each in:
In SPM/O-Levels or its equivalent
|Bachelor Degree in Health or Pure Science or Applied Sciences||CGPA 3.0 (out of 4.0) or Upper Second Class Honours (2:1)|
|Bachelor Degree in the Art or Humanities||–|
**Applicants shall be required to pass an aptitude test and/or interview and/or a university entrance examination.
c. LANGUAGE REQUIREMENT
|English Proficiency Test||Malaysian||International|
|1119 GCE-O / IGCSE First Language English||Minimum grade ‘B’||English Speaking Countries
*Exemption from sitting for IELTSNon- English Speaking Countries
*Require to sit for IELTS/PTE/TOEFL iBT
|IELTS||Overall score of 6.5 with each component not less than 6.0|
|PTE Academic||Overall score of 58 with each component not less than 50|
|TOEFL iBT||Overall score of 80 with each component not less than 18|
**Below are the list of countries which the UK government classifies as majority native English speaking (https://www.sheffield.ac.uk/international/english-speaking-countries)
- Antigua and Barbuda
- The Bahamas
- New Zealand
- St Kitts and Nevis
- St Lucia
- St Vincent and the Grenadines
- Trinidad and Tobago
- United Kingdom
- United States of America
|Bahasa Malaysia (SPM)||Minimum grade ‘C’||Not Applicable|
**Student who does not meet the criteria above is required to sit for the SPM BM paper and attain a minimum of grade ‘C’ before the completion of the RUMC Undergraduate Medicine programme.
Our Pre-Med programme consists of 8 modules, amounting to 60 European Credit Transfer System (ECTS) credits in total.
- Certain modules carry 5 credits while some others come with 10 credits.
- The rationale behind the introduction of 10 credit modules into the FY was primarily to decrease the assessment burden on students in Semester 1 (being mindful of the challenges faced by some students on making the transition to tertiary level education).
You are required to pass all modules for the successful completion of the Pre-Med Foundation Year programme and to progress into the 5-Year Medical Degree programme.
Firm offer will be provided upon the release of final results.
You should have the following list of scanned documents prepared to complete the online application.
Certified copy of Birth Certificate, NRID/MyKad (Malaysians) and Passport Details Page (International)
Final or Forecast Results from Current Pre-University Institution (i.e A-Level, IB, AUSMAT, STPM etc)
IELTS/ TOEFL/GCE O-Level (1119 English)
IGCSE/ SPM Results
Curriculum Vitae (CV)
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