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Pre-Medical Foundation Year

Offered by: RCSI & UCD Malaysia Campus (RUMC)
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Exam BodyInternal Qualification, Malaysia
Course Duration9 months
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Fees (International Student)USD11,294/Course
FacultyFaculty of Foundation
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Level of StudyPre-University/Foundation Studies
Field of StudyPre-University Programme / University Foundation Studies

Entry into Medicine at RCSI & UCD

Study Abroad Pathway

Entry into MB BCh BAO

Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery & Bachelor in the Art of Obstetrics

(2.5 years in Dublin + 2.5 years in Penang)

Upon passing all modules

Entry Requirements
Entry Requirements Pre Medical Year Programme

GCE A-Level

B,B, B

American High School Diploma

a minimum GPA of 3.5 including competitive marks in Biology, Chemistry and either Physics or Mathematics (without AP examinations)



International Baccalaureate Diploma

30 points without bonus points with a minimum score of 5 in HL Chemistry and another HL Science subject or Mathematics


(Matriculation/Pre-University Programmes) 

Monash University Foundation Year (MUFY) or 

University of New South Wales (UNSW) Foundation or Western Australia Curriculum Council or HSC Sydney Australia  or

Trinity College Foundation Studies  or Australian Universities Foundation Programmes or South Australian Certificate of Education (SACE) or Victorian Certificate of Education, Australia Year 12

Average 80 ATAR/ UAI/ Average


Canadian Pre-University (CPU) / Canadian International Matriculation Program (CIMP) / Canadian Grade 12/13

Average of 85% in any 3 subjects i.e. Biology, Chemistry, Physics or Mathematics



University Matriculation (Matrix)

CGPA of 3.0 or better(Chemistry, Biology, Mathematics, English)

Foundation in Science (Malaysia)

CGPA of 3.0 (Overall grades of 5Bs) Maths, Physics, Chemistry, Biology+English

Unified Examination Certificate (UEC)

5 B4s   (Biology, Chemistry, Physics and 2 Mathematics)

Irish Leaving Certificate (ILC)  *foreign language may be substituted with another subject if SPM or O-Level Bahasa Malaysia is achieved with a minimum of B

Minimum overall score of 480 points with minimum six (6)subjects which must include English, a foreign language*, Mathematics, one (1) lab science from the group of Chemistry (preferred), Biology, Physics, Chem/Physics. Minimum score of B is required in HL Science lab subject

English Language Requirement

IELTS/TOEFL/ SPM Cambridge 1119/ IGCSE English

IELTS: an average score of 6.5 and a minimum of

6.0 for each component.


TOEFL: minimum score of 600 with test of

written English at 475+

– minimum of 250 in computer-based test
– minimum of 100 in internet-based test


SPM Cambridge 1119/IGCSE English: Minimum of B


Intake Months


All fees are in RM (Ringgit Malaysia) currency unless stated otherwise.

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