International Medical University (IMU)

Bukit Jalil, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Quick Facts

  • Over 27 years of dedicated focus on medicine and health sciences
  • Closely integrates education with research and healthcare practice
  • Strong partnerships with leading hospitals in the country

About International Medical University (IMU)

International Medical University (IMU) was established in 1992 and is a fully private university with a dedicated focus on medicine, health sciences and complementary medicine programmes. The school has an international reputation and provides high standards of medical education for students.

Situated in Bukit Jalil, the campus has various programmes such as Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy and Nutrition. The campus offers a dynamic and interactive environment featuring many facilities including collaborative study areas, a dental simulation lab, a nutrition and dietetics lab and a Medical Museum. Clinical schools offering some of these facilities have also been set up in Seremban, Kuala Pilah, Batu Pahat and Kluang.

A key feature of IMU is its strong global network of more than 29 partner institutions of higher learning around the world (e.g. Australia, New Zealand, US, UK). This provides students with both education and training opportunities overseas through credit transfer and twinning programmes.

IMU also integrates education with research and healthcare practice, exposing students to research projects with the established IMU Institute for Research, Development & Innovation (IRDI) throughout their degree. Partnerships with leading hospitals in Malaysia also allow staff and students to experience real-life clinical work.

IMU Ranking & Reputation

IMU’s research laboratory received accreditation in 2014 and was officially under the International Standard ISO/IEC. IMU is rated 6-Stars in the latest SETARA rating. In 2017, it was also the first and only private Malaysian medical university to receive the self-accreditation status from the Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA).


Why Study at International Medical University (IMU)

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Strong Partnerships
IMU has partnerships with over 29 institutions around the world and offers a wide range of credit transfer and twinning programmes

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Experienced Faculty
Their lecturers are highly-qualified in their respective fields and have many years of experience in both academia and professional practice

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Employment-Ready Students
Students will have relevant work exposure through clinical practice and industrial placements that prepare them for future employment


Campus Location

Situated in the Bukit Jalil township, IMU is only 15 minutes away from the city centre and is within close proximity to major shopping malls like Sunway Pyramid, The Mines and IOI Mall. Easy access to the Sri Petaling LRT station also connects you to major transportation networks in the city. The campus is also located close to many amenities like cafes, restaurants, supermarkets and convenience stores for the ease of students. For a dose of nature, the nearby hilly reserve park, Bukit Komanwel, is a great place to unwind and recharge.

There’s also a golf and country resort nearby the campus, plus a national stadium that houses many major sports competitions and concert shows.


Courses Offered

IMU has an international reputation and provides high standards of medical education for students in medicine, health sciences and complementary medicine programmes. Check out the list of programmes offered by IMU here.

  • Foundation in Science
  • Diploma in Nursing
  • Medicine
  • Psychology 
  • Counselling (Master)
  • Dentistry
  • Endodontics (Postgraduate Diploma) 
  • Implant dentistry (Postgraduate Diploma)
  • Prosthodontics (Postgraduate Diploma)
  • Pharmacy
  • Pharmaceutical Chemistry 
  • Biomedical Science
  • Dietetics with Nutrition
  • Medical Biotechnology
  • Nursing
  • Nutrition
  • Diabetes Management & Education (Postgraduate Diploma)
  • Chinese Medicine
  • Chiropractic
  • Acupuncture (Master of Science) 
  • Analytical and Pharmaceutical Chemistry (Master of Science)
  • Business Administration in Healthcare Management (Master)
  • Health Informatics and Analytics (Master/Postgraduate Diploma/Postgraduate Certificate)
  • Medical and Health Sciences (Master of Science/PhD)
  • Molecular Medicine (Master of Science)
  • Pharmacy Practice ( Master)
  • Public Health (Master of Science)

Featured programmes at International Medical University (IMU)

International Medical University (IMU)

Bukit Jalil, Kuala Lumpur

Foundation in Science

Intake

Mar, Jun, Jul, Aug

Fees

RM24,900

Malaysia's first and most established private medical and health sciences university

International Medical University (IMU)

Bukit Jalil, Kuala Lumpur

Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS)

Intake

Feb, Jul, Sep

Fees

RM499,900

Malaysia's first and most established private medical and health sciences university

International Medical University (IMU)

Bukit Jalil, Kuala Lumpur

Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS)

Intake

Feb, Jul

Fees

RM598,000

Malaysia's first and most established private medical and health sciences university

International Medical University (IMU)

Bukit Jalil, Kuala Lumpur

Bachelor of Science (Hons) Dietetics with Nutrition

Intake

Jul, Sep

Fees

RM177,600

Malaysia's first and most established private medical and health sciences university

International Medical University (IMU)

Bukit Jalil, Kuala Lumpur

Bachelor of Science (Hons) Chiropractic

Intake

Feb, Jul, Sep

Fees

RM248,800

Malaysia's first and most established private medical and health sciences university


Scholarships

IMU offers a 50% tuition fee waiver for Foundation in Science students who are progressing in any degree programmes at the university. Check out the full listing here.

International Medical University (IMU)

Bukit Jalil, Kuala Lumpur

Foundation in Science Scholarship

Amount

Up to RM12,150 fee waiver

Study Level

Foundation

International Medical University (IMU)

Bukit Jalil, Kuala Lumpur

Full Tuition Fee Scholarship

Amount

100% fee waiver

Study Level

Bachelor's Degree

International Medical University (IMU)

Bukit Jalil, Kuala Lumpur

Partial Tuition Fee Scholarship

Amount

50% fee waiver

Study Level

Bachelor's Degree