What will I learn?

The programme offers a number of science-based courses with well- designed syllabuses which provides a strong foundation for SPM/ O Level school leavers to progress successfully into science-related bachelor degree programmes. Upon the completion of this programme, students may progress into related degree programmes in quantity surveying, computer science, management mathematics, internet technology, sports science, applied physics, chemistry, and bioscience, among others.

Which department am I in?

Centre for Pre-University Studies (CPUS)

Study options

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
RM17,000.00 (US$ 4,106) per year

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

11 May 2020, 7 September 2020


Tunku Abdul Rahman University College

Kuala Lumpur Campus,

Jalan Genting Kelang, Setapak,


Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur,

53300, Malaysia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

English Language Requirements: Malaysian University English Test (MUET) - Band 2 or International English Language Testing System (IELTS) - Band 5.5 or Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) - 550.

For international students

Students are required to complete international academic qualification equivalent to Malaysian high school (i.e. SPM); O Level/IGCSE/equivalent qualifications recognized by the Malaysian Government with minimum 5 Grade C(c), which must include English Language and specific subjects required by the Bachelor Degree that would be progress to thereafter.

IELTS (Academic): Band 4.0

TOEFL (Paper-based): 397

TOEFL (Internet-based testing): 30

PTE Academic: 30

Or any other qualification which is of equivalent level as determined by the Senate of TAR UC.


About this uni

Tunku Abdul Rahman University College has produced more than 180,000 successful graduates.

  • Select from 150+ programs offered at various levels
  • Earn a dual award qualification with international partners
  • Highly qualified academic staff with industry experience
  • International student community from 20+ different countries