International Medical University (IMU)
Bukit Jalil, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
- 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)
IMU has partnerships with over 29 institutions around the world and offers a wide range of credit transfer and twinning programmes
Their lecturers are highly-qualified in their respective fields and have many years of experience in both academia and professional practice
Students will have relevant work exposure through clinical practice and industrial placements that prepare them for future employment
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.
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
- Digital Health
- Counselling (Master)
- Endodontics (Postgraduate Diploma)
- Implant dentistry (Postgraduate Diploma)
- Prosthodontics (Postgraduate Diploma)
- Pharmaceutical Chemistry
- Biomedical Science
- Dietetics with Nutrition
- Medical Biotechnology
- Diabetes Management & Education (Postgraduate Diploma)
- Chinese Medicine
- 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)
IMU offers scholarships for its Foundation in Science and many of its undergraduate degree programmes. Check out the list of IMU scholarships here.