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    Min. 5.5


    Min. 65

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    20 hrs/wk

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International Medical University (IMU), 126 Jalan Jalil Perkasa, Kuala Lumpur, 57000, Malaysia

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About the University

The International Medical University (IMU) is a private, English language, health sciences university in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, and Malaysia's leading private medical and healthcare university. It was established in 1992, and is active in research and teaching within medicine and healthcare with a strong international orientation. IMU is a wholly owned subsidiary of Asia's largest private healthcare group IHH Healthcare, which is majority-owned by the Malaysian government's sovereign wealth fund, Khazanah.

IMU was the first private higher education institution in Malaysia that received the right to confer academic degrees, and it was granted full university status by the government in 1999. It cooperates with universities in the United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand, Canada, Ireland and China.

The main campus of IMU is located in Bukit Jalil, Kuala Lumpur. As of November 2018, the university has 716 employees and 3,786 students. The university offers programmes in medical and other health sciences as well as MSc and PhD programmes.

English Language Requirements
MUET Band score of 3 / 4 (Graduation) *
IELTS Overall band score of 5.5 / 6.0 (Graduation)*Those who opt for the overseas option must achieve an overall band score of 7.0
TOEFL Overall score of 183 (CBT) / 65 (iBT)*
Cambridge English : Advanced (CAE) Overall score of 160* (for International students only)
Cambridge English : Proficiency (CPE) Overall score of 180* (for International students only)
Pearson Test of English (PTE) Overall score of 42* (for International students only)

All information related to this institution has been extracted from the International Medical University (IMU) website, accessible at The data provided here is true until its extraction on 24 May 2020. Hence, all information here is subject to change without notice as per the institution's policy. For the latest update, please visit the institution website.

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