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Applicants are COMPULSORY to obtain a score of at least 180 in TOEFL (computer based) or 64 in TOEFL (internet based) or Band 5 in IELTS or Band 3 in MUET as summarize in the following table:

Degree from Local Higher Institutions* UEPT MUET IELTS TOEFL

(Computer Based Test)


(Internet Based Test)

3 3 5.0 180 64

Applicants who do not meet one of the above requirements and was offered conditional intake are required to fulfil anyone the criteria above within 12 Month (Master’s Student) and 24 Month (PhD Student)

*effective from intake A191*


Applicants are required to take an Arabic language course as a prerequisite of a postgraduate programme at USIM. The course, however, is not counted as part of the student’s academic grade.

Applicants can be exempted from the Arabic language course if they can prove satisfactory Arabic language proficiency or submit proof of language proficiency together with the application form.

Doctor of Philosophy in Islamic Science

  1. A relevant Master’s degree with a minimum CGPA of 2.75/4.00 or equivalent from USIM or another institution of higher learning recognised by the Senate; or
  2. Other relevant qualifications equivalent to a Master’s degree AND with relevant professional experience recognised by the Senate; or
  3. Incumbent Master’s degree Student who has fulfilled the requirement of the provisions for conversion and is approved by the JKPSU and the consent of the Senate to convert his/her study to Ph.D. degree.

Master of Islamic Science

  1. A relevant bachelor’s degree with honours with a minimum CGPA of 2.75/4.00 or equivalent from the University or any other institutions of higher learning recognised by the Senate; or
  2. Other qualifications equivalent to a bachelor’s degree with honours AND relevant professional work experience; or
  3. A bachelor’s degree or equivalent with minimum CGPA of 2.50/4.00 and not meeting CGPA of 2.75/4.00, can be accepted subject to rigorous internal assessment; or
  4. In case the CGPA does not meet the requirement of 2.50/4.00, the selection will subject to a minimum of 5 years working experience in relevant field.
  5. The number of credit hours for the relevant bachelor’s degree and advanced diploma shall be as follows: (a) bachelor’s degree ≥ 120 credit hours (b) advanced diploma ≥ 90 credit hours

Note: 1-year work experience is equivalent to 0.05 CGPA

The university has the right to withdraw this offer or to terminate you from your study if you are found to suffer from or to be a carrier of contagious/infectious diseases, or to suffer from a medical condition requiring continuous medical care that will adversely affect your study at USIM.

Communicable Disease

1.  Contagious

Difficult and require prolonged treatment

Expensive treatment


Hepatitis B

Hepatitis C

2. Infectious

Treatable within certain period of time.

3. Infectious

Treatable within short period of time.



Syphilis (VDRL)

4.  Communicable Disease defined as epidemic by MOH Japanese encephalitis,


Avian flu

 Chronic Non-communicable Disease

1. Condition that can endanger to himself or others.

Recurring repeatedly and affecting his study



2. Expected to be prolonged.

Obvious and serious symptoms.

Prolong treatment schedule.



3. Addiction or drug abuse as stated in AUKU or Malaysian Law.


4. Continuous medication.

No serious symptoms.

Treatment does not affect study.


Diabetes Melitus

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