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MRSM curriculum comprises 3 main areas focusing on the following programmes:

  1. Academic Programme
  2. Personality Development Programme
  3. Talent Development Programme

1.Academic Programme

This curriculum is based on the Secondary School Integrated Curriculum from the Ministry of Education and MARA special curriculum. It comprises core subjects, electives and special subjects

  Lower Secondary School Subjects
Core Subjects Special Subjects
  • Bahasa Melayu
  • English
  • Mathematics
  • Islamic Education/Moral
  • Geography
  • History
  • Science
  • Art
  • Health & Physical Education
  • Computers Science
  • Lateral Thinking
  • Study Skills
  • Arabic


Upper Secondary School Subjects
Core Subjects Elective Subjects Special Subjects
  • Bahasa Melayu
  • English
  • History
  • Islamic Education/ Moral
  • Mathematics
  • Health & Physical Education
  • English For Science Technology
  • Additional Mathematics
  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Biology
  • Art & Design
  • Principles of Accounts
  • Information Technology
  • Computer Science
  • Art
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Career Development & Communication Skills
  • Lateral Thinking
  • Study Skills


MRSM also conducts academic enhancement programmes to strengthen the understanding of subjects taught. These programmes are also activities to give opportunities students to use their creativity besides applying the knowledge learnt. Among the programmes offered are :

  • Maulidur Rasul Celebration   
  • Israk Mikraj Celebration
  • Independence Day Celebration  
  • Environment Day   
  • Debates   
  • Biology Competition  
  • Holiday Camp
  • Career Week  
  • Art & Craft Exhibition
  • Entrepreneur Week
  • Young Scientist  
  • Mathematics Olympiad
  • Al-Quran Memorizing Competition.

2.    Personality Development Programme

This curriculum was formulated to assist effective education which emphasizes on knowing yourself as a member of society. It comprises programmes like self development, entrepreneurship activities, co-curriculum, associations/ clubs, holiday camps, sports and games.

Examples of Personality Development Activities :-

 Self Development Programme
  • Leadership Course
  • Adaptation Programme
  • Emotional Intelligence Development Programme
  • Career Development
  • Self Concept
  • Etiquette
  • Interview Techniques
 Entrepreneurship Activities
  • Co-operative Activities
  • Magazine Publication
  • Young Entrepreneur Programme
 Clubs and Associations
  • Association Of Social Science and Community
  • Mathematics Association
  • Creative Art Association
  • Carpentry Club
  • Adventure Club
  • Photography
Uniform Bodies
  • Fire Brigade Cadet
  • Combined Cadet Force, Malaysia (Army & Navy)
  • Girl Guides
  • Police Cadet
  • Scouts
  • Art of Self Defense
Holiday Camps
  • Science Holiday Camp
  • Astronomy Camp
  • Mountain Climbing Recreation Camp
  • Young Archeologist Camp
Sports And Games
  • Soccer Club
  • Sports Club
  • Sepak Takraw Club
  • Chess Club
  • Aerobic Club
  • Golf Club
  • Kayaking Club


3.    Talent Development Programme

MRSM Talent Development Programme is an enrichment programme that has been developed based on the Enrichment Triad Model. Using this programme, the students' potential and talent are systematically developed for the whole school. The Programme is conducted in 3 stages of enrichment :

A.  Type 1 Enrichment

Students are given exposure to various disciplines, topics, issues, career, events & environment that are not usually covered in formal classroom. These include activities such as talks, dialogues, visits movies, readings, internet surfing etc. Their experience and discovery through surfing allow students to identify their interest and fields to explore and study further. (Type III Enrichment).

B.  Type II Enrichment

The following enrichment programme involves activities in inculcating skill and effective emotion. All students are given generic skills such as high level thinking, study skill, researching, communication and sourcing out materials. Students are also given specialized skills such as data statistical analysis required when they are doing research. Thus, students are more prepared and confident to go deeper into a particular topic or subject.

C.   Type III Enrichment

This is based on interest and appropriate issues. Students conduct research activities and creating products or providing services that have impact on actual audience. Students decide and act as a professional researcher and study a problem or actual topic using authentic methods. In these Type III enrichment activities, students will apply their skill and effective emotion as given in the Type III Enrichment programme.