Monash University Foundation Year Programme, Sunway University, Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia

The Monash University Foundation Year (MUFY) is the university pathway programme that provides the academic bridge for students to successfully make a transition into undergraduate studies at Monash University.

For many MUFY students, this programme offers a smooth transition, academically and culturally from education in their home country to the social and academic environment of an Australian university. MUFY is popularly referred to as Monash University’s “Year Zero”; the pathway of choice for students to progress into subsequent years of undergraduate studies.

Designed by Monash academics, this Australian Year 12 equivalent programme allows admission into the full range of Monash University undergraduate degrees. Whether you are planning for a career in medicine, business or information technology, engineering or science, or the arts, MUFY has a proven record of success and is the pathway for you to follow.

With thousands of students worldwide wishing to be admitted into this prestigious university, it is reassuring to know that Monash University assures admission to MUFY graduates who meet entry requirements. Sunway University is the only provider of the MUFY programme in Malaysia.

Key Benefits

Direct pathway to Monash University

MUFY students who meet the entry requirements specified by Monash University are assured of a place in Monash University*. This assurance of university placement given to MUFY graduates takes away some of the pressure associated with gaining admission into a well-ranked university.

*Additional selection criteria may apply to specific courses, for example Medicine

National recognition in Australia

As Monash University is a member of the Australian Group of Eight Universities (Go8), comprising the most distinguished universities in Australia, the MUFY qualification is recognised by all Australian universities. This recognition applies as well for admission into the branch campuses of Australian universities in Malaysia.

The success of the MUFY programme at Sunway University is attributed to the very high rate of students gaining admission into degree programmes at Monash University. There is also a good record of successful transfers and placements into other universities throughout Australia.

Track record of success

MUFY students at Sunway University continually garner the Monash Excellence Award for achieving the highest total score among all the providers of MUFY in the region including providers in Australia, Indonesia, Sri Lanka and Laos.

Our track record is maintained as students receive additional academic and tutorial support from our team of dedicated and experienced lecturers. We also work with Monash University to provide regular career guidance and university placement advice.

Flexibility through modular delivery

The MUFY programme may be completed in two semesters. However, to suit individual learning needs, students have the option to extend the duration of study, for instance to three semesters. This offers students the flexibility to study at a more comfortable and individualised pace.

Monash University Entrance Scholarship

Monash University provides entrance scholarships to high achievers in the MUFY programme, recognising and rewarding them for their academic excellence in the

Each year, a good number of MUFY graduates through Sunway University are awarded these scholarships to pursue undergraduate studies at Monash University.

January & July (standard)
March & August (accelerated)

June and November

9 -10 months (2 semesters); students have the option of completing the MUFY programme in more than 2 semesters

Entry requirements
Minimum five (5) credits in SPM or O-Level including credits in English (or minimum IELTS score of 5.5) and Mathematics, or equivalent. Conditional offers will be made to students with forecast results.

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Sunway University Contact Details

Sunway University
No. 5, Jalan Universiti,
Bandar Sunway,
46150 Petaling Jaya,
Selangor, Malaysia.

Phone: +6(03)7491 8622
Fax: +6(03)5635 8630