Admission Requirement

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Admission requirements to University Malaysia Sabah are subject to the Regulations of UMS Undergraduate Studies. The selection of students to this university is done by the followings :-

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Candidates must :

  1. Passed Malaysian Higher School Certificate (STPM) or
    Passed Malaysian Ministry of Education Matriculation Certificate or
    Passed Malaysian Higher Certificate of Religious Education (STAM) or
    Passed Diploma/Certificate in related discipline from any IPTA and
  2. Have taken Malaysian University English Test (MUET)

Admission application to UMS for yearly intake is via Online Application coordinated by the Student Admission Management Division, Department of Higher Education.

Applicants may browse http://www.moe.gov.my for complete information on program's general conditions and special requirements and then proceed to submit their online application after the advertisement has been published on major local newspapers.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATION FOR STPM/EQUIVALENT
University's General Requirement

Passed Malaysian Certificate of Education (SPM) / Equivalent with distinction in Malay/Malaysian Language subject or distinction in Malay/Malaysian Language July Paper subject

and

Passed Malaysian Higher School Certificate (STPM) with at least a CGPA of 2.00 and obtained at least :

  • Grade C (Subject Grade Point (NGMP) of 2.00) in the General Studies subject; and
  • Grade C (Subject Grade Point (NGMP) of 2.00) in any two (2) other subjects taken

and

has obtained at least Band 1 in Malaysian University English Test (MUET)

MINIMUM QUALIFICATION FOR MoE MATRICULATIONS/UM SCIENCE FOUNDATION/ UiTM SCIENCE FOUNDATION LEAVERS
University's General Requirement

Passed Malaysian Certificate of Education (SPM) / Equivalent with distinction in Malay/Malaysian Language subject or distinction in Malay/Malaysian Language July Paper subject

and

Passed MoE Matriculation/UM Science Foundation/ UiTM Science Foundation with at least a CGPA of 2.00

and

has obtained at least Band 1 in Malaysian University English Test (MUET)

MINIMUM QUALIFICATION FOR STAM/EQUIVALENT LEAVERS
University's General Requirement

Passed Malaysian Certificate of Education (SPM) / Equivalent with distinction in Malay/Malaysian Language subject or distinction in Malay/Malaysian Language July Paper subject

and

Passed Malaysian Higher Certificate of Religious Education (STAM) year 2013 and 2012 with at least Jayyid level

and

has obtained at least Band 1 in Malaysian University English Test (MUET)

MINIMUM QUALIFICATION FOR DIPLOMA/EQUIVALENT LEAVERS
University's General Requirement

Passed Malaysian Certificate of Education (SPM) / Equivalent with distinction in Malay/Malaysian Language subject or distinction in Malay/Malaysian Language July Paper subject

and

  • have a Diploma or other equivalent qualification recognized by Malaysian Goverment and approved by University Senate; or
  • Passed Malaysian Higher School Certificate (STPM) year 2012 or earlier with at least a CGPA of 2.00 and Grade C (Subject Grade Point (NGMP) of 2.00) in three (3) subjects taken including General Studies; or
  • Passed Matriculation Examination year 2012 or ealier with at least a CGPA of 2.00; or
  • Passed Malaysian Higher Certificate of Religious Education (STAM) year 2011 or earlier with at least Jayyid level

and

has obtained at least Band 1 in Malaysian University English Test (MUET)

and

attach the following documents (verified) to the university :-

  • Copy of the online application
  • Copy of candidate's Identity Card / MyKad
  • Copy of candidate's & parents' Birth Certificate / Letter of Oath (if the document is lost)
  • Copy of School Completion Letter
  • Employer's Declaration (if applicable)
  • Copy of STPM/Equivalent's Certificate
  • Copy of Full Academic Transcript (First to Last Semester)
  • Copy of Diploma/Certificate (if applicable)
  • Copy of MUET Certificate
  • Copy of Study Completion Confirmation Letter
  • Copy of Malay Language/ Mathematics July Paper Result (if applicable)
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