Monash University Foundation Year

Monash University Foundation Year (MUFY)

Programme Intakes
January, July, August
6-week Immersion Programme



graduates awarded the

Monash High Achiever Scholarship


graduates achieved and overall

High Distinction



Students Have Chosen MUFY

as a pathway to Monash University




Monash University Foundation Year (MUFY) was established in 1998 and allows for students to cross over into various Monash University's undergraduate degrees. Monash University is ranked among the top 100 universities in the world and a member of Australia’s prestigious Group of Eight. 

Students gain a guaranteed first-year admittance into an array of degrees at Monash University upon completion and fulfilment of the entry requirements. Many MUFY graduates can gain admission into Monash University Malaysia, Monash University Australia, and Sunway University to explore a myriad of programmes.



Programme Details

Intakes January, July, August
Duration 11 - 12 months
Assessments 70% coursework and 30% final examination. 
Examinations May, October & December;


Entry Requirements

Pre-existing qualification Grade
SPM / O-Level Pass with min. 5 credits (including English)
UEC Pass with min. 3 Bs (including English)

Additional English Requirements

*For students without a credit or higher in English

IELTS - minimum score of 5.5 and writing not less than 5.5 with no band less than 5.0 or equivalent.



By way of an e-learning platform, the MUFY programme merges in-person learning with self-guided learning. Communication occurs through a hybrid approach and thus evokes the need for students to bring their own electronic learning devices (i.e. laptops, tablets, etc)

Choice Of Subject

A choice of 12 subjects is offered. Each subject is divided into:

  • Unit 1; AND
  • Unit 2

Business Units

  • Economics Unit 1 MUF0061
  • Economics Unit 2 MUF0062
  • Accounting Unit 1 MUF0021
  • Accounting Unit 2 MUF0022

Science Units

  • Biology Unit 1 MF0031
  • Biology Unit 2 MUF0032
  • Chemistry Unit 1 MUF0041
  • Chemistry Unit 2 MUF0042
  • Physics Unit 1 MUF0121
  • Physics Unit 2 MUF0122

English (Compulsory)

  • English Unit 1 MUF0011
  • English Unit 2 MUF0012

Mathematics Units

  • Mathematics Unit 1 MUF0091
  • Mathematics Unit 2 MUF0092
  • Fundamental Mathematics Unit 1 MUF0141
  • Fundamental Mathematics Unit 2 MUF0142
  • Advanced Mathematics Unit 1 MUF0101
  • Advanced Mathematics Unit 2 MUF0102

Computer Science Units

  • Information and Communication
    Technology Unit 1 MUF0051
  • Information and Communication
    Technology Unit 2 MUF0052

Social Science Units

  • Global Studies Unit 1 MUF0131
  • Global Studies Unit 2 MUF0132
  • Contemporary Issues Unit 1 MUF0151
  • Contemporary Issues Unit 2 MUF0152

Scholarship Scheme

Students who are interested in pursuing our Pre-University programmes or degree programmes in Sunway College and are seeking financial aid can click here for more information. 

Downloadable Materials

Detailed information about the subjects offered for each intake for 2023 can be found in the MUFY brochures.

MUFY Student
Guide 2023

Studies 2023 

Testimonials & Alumni

Kajendra Govindasamy
Kajendra Govindasamy

Bachelor of Communication and Media Studies

Monash University

“It would have been very hard for me to equip myself with the skills necessary to get into Monash without taking up MUFY as my pre-university course. The course structure, friendly tutors as well as an amazing student council to work with have made my MUFY journey a memorable one.”

Jasmine Chiam Wan Ern
Jasmine Chiam Wan Ern

Bachelor of Pharmacy

Monash University

“The MUFY programme has been an eye-opening, wholesome and unforgettable experience. The teachers are supportive, dedicated and professional while the programme itself has encouraged me to develop as a person, grow and excel in my studies. Overall, MUFY has aided me in gaining the knowledge, assets and skills necessary to perform well in my future undertakings.”

Alia Qamelia
Alia Qamelia

Bachelor of Electrical and Computer Systems Engineering (Honours)

Monash University

“MUFY was a whole new adventure for me where I had the chance to be a part of a diverse community. This exposure definitely aided me in improving my social and communication skills. I also love how MUFY was not only a programme that focuses on academically related activities but sports and charity events as well.”

Ryan Khoo Lay King
Ryan Khoo Lay King

Bachelor of Computer Science

Monash University

“I can confidently say that Monash University Foundation Year (MUFY) has helped me establish a solid foundation in my studies. The programme has also helped me to develop a strong sense of discipline and high selfmotivation, as it requires you to diligently plan out your schedule carefully. Each class environment is enjoyable, educational and interactive. My overall experience in MUFY is totally invaluable and essential to my future success.”

Mattues Lim Zhen Chen
Mattues Lim Zhen Chen

Bachelor of Medical Science and Doctor of Medicine

Monash University

“MUFY seamlessly integrates into the curriculum at Monash. Through MUFY, I learnt a lot about time management, honed my skills and pushed my boundaries through various assessments and interactive activities. I was also privileged to be a part of the MUFY Student Council which was an enriching experience. In short, MUFY has the best of both worlds - challenging me academically while balancing it with an array of fun extracurricular activities.”

Rajiv Martin
Rajiv Martin

Bachelor of Business & Commerce

Monash University

“MUFY was a whole new chapter in my education. It helped me build a solid foundation that taught me the skills to cope with my studies at Monash University. Through MUFY, I also cultivated lots of self-discipline which helped me succeed in university as there were times when I felt distracted and less motivated. I love how the course is structured not just academically but also to build my confidence and social skills through various extracurricular activities. I would not hesitate to recommend MUFY as the experience proved to be invaluable.”

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