UKM University Malaysia

About UKM: The National University of Malaysia (abbreviation: NUM; Malay: Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia; abbreviated UKM is a public university located in Bangi, Selangor which is about 35 km south of Kuala Lumpur. Its teaching hospital, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia Medical Centre (UKMMC) Pusat Perubatan Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (PPUKM) is located in Cheras and also has a branch campus in Kuala Lumpur. There are 17,500 undergraduate students enrolled, and 5,105 postgraduate students, of which 1368 are foreign students from 35 countries.

Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia is one of five research universities in the country.Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia opened its doors on 18 May 1970 to 192 undergraduate students in Jalan Pantai Baru, Kuala Lumpur, a temporary campus housing three main faculties, the Faculties of Science, Arts and Islamic Studies. In October 1977, UKM moved to its present premises which form the main campus in Bangi. The campus has a size of 1,096 hectares, situated in the metropolis encompassing the Kuala Lumpur International Airport, Kuala Lumpur, the main commercial centre, and Putrajaya, the administrative capital.

University Kebangsaan Malaysia UKM
University Kebangsaan Malaysia UKM

 

Name in English Official Name in Malay Short Name Type Foundation Year
National University of Malaysia  Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia  UKM Public  1970

 

Location of University Kebangssan Malaysia ( UKM Location): UKM is Located in Bandar Baru Bangi which is about 35 KM south of Kuala Lumpur.

Full Address of UKM: Pusat Teknologi Pintar UKM-MTDC, 43600 Bangi, Selangor, Malaysia.

 

Academic Requirement for admission in National University Malaysia (UKM)
Bachelor Programs

National Higher School Certificate (or an Advanced Level or the equivalent of 12 years of basic education) with the grade 80% and above. 

Or

A Diploma from recognized Institutions with at least a CGPA of 3.00.

Note: Some programmes are required applicant to undergo an interview session before being accepted

Master Programs (Course work)
  • A Bachelor’s degree with minimum CGPA of 2.7 out of 4 or equivalent, in a related field 
Master Programs (Research)
  • A Bachelor’s degree with minimum CGPA of 3 out of 4 or equivalent, in a related field  
PHD programs
  • A Master’s degree with minimum CGPA of 3 out of 4 or equivalent, in a related field, 

AND

  • A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent with minimum CGPA 2.7 out of 4, in a related field.

 

 

English Language requirement for admission in University Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM): All international students who are going to apply for UKM are required to have Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOFEL) or the test administered by the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) with the minimum required score below for different levels of study.

 

Types of Program Minimum TOEFL Score Minimum IELTS Score
Bachelor Programs
  • Paper Based: 500
  • Internet Based: 70
5.5 Academic
Master Programs
  • Paper Based: 500
  • Internet Based: 79-80
  • Computer Based: 213

  

5.5 Academic
PHD Programs

 

Students for Master and PHD programs who has the following also can be accepted in UKM:

  • An international candidate who has the academic qualifications obtained from any local universities recognised by the Senate may be exempted from the English requirements in UKM.
  • For an international candidate who will be writing his thesis/ dissertation in the Malay/ Arabic languages, may be exempted from the English requirements. 

NOTE: If you do not have one of the above English requirements, you are not eligible to apply for UKM University (you can apply to other universities which provide English Course or apply to English language institutes to get your IELTS)

 

Intake dates for admission in UKM University Malaysia
Intakes Last date to apply for this intake (Closing Date)
September 20 MAY
February 20 OCT
NOTE: Applications received after the closing date will be processed for the following intake (Next Intake).

 

Required documents: list of required documents for admission in UKM and all Malaysian Universities, including English language institutes is available at this link.

Accommodation at UKM University:

Programs and cost of study in UKM: The following tables show the programs and tuition fees for bachelor , master and PHD programs available in UKM.

 NOTE: Tuition fees in the following tables are for 1 year, including registration fees, application fees, student visa, Medical Insurance and EMGS fees.

Interested to apply ? If you have any question about UKM and interesting to apply for this university refer to contact us page and send us your requests, our counselors will reply you as soon as possible and help you to proceed for admission and student visa in National University of Malaysia.

 

Bachelor Programs in UKM University
Programs Duration Fees ( Ringgit Malaysia)
in Year Per Year
     
     

 

 

Master & PHD Programs in UKM University
Program Duration Fees (Ringgit)
In Year Per Year
Faculty of Dentistry
MSc in Dental Science  2 17000 
Faculty of Economics and Management
Master of Economics 2 8500
Master of Accounting 2 8500
Master of Islamic Economics 8500
PhD in Economics/Accounting 3 31,000
Faculty of Education
M.Ed in Curriculum and Pedagogy 2 8300
M.Ed in Islamic Education 2 8300
M.Ed in Teaching English as a Second Language TESL 2 8300
M.Ed in Mathematics Education 2 8300
M.Ed in Computer Education 2 8300
M.Ed in Science Education 2 8300
M.Ed in Business and Entrepreneurship Education 2 8300
M.Ed in Sports Management 2 8300
M.Ed in Educational Psychology 2 8300
M.Ed in Sociology of Education 2 8300
M.Ed in Arabic Language Education 2 8300
M.Ed in Economic Education 2 8300
M.Ed in Literature Education 2 8300
M.Ed in History Education 2 8300
M.Ed in Resource and Information Technology 2 8300
M.Ed in Guidance and Counseling 2 8300
M.Ed in Pre-School Education 2 8300
M.Ed in Educational Management 2 8300
M.Ed in Evaluation and Measurement 2 8300
M.Ed in Special Education 2 8300
M.Ed in Malay Language Education 2 8300
PhD in above programs is available 3  9000
Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment
Master of Engineering (Civil) 2 8500
Master of Engineering (Microelectronics) 2 8500
Master of Engineering (Communication & Computer) 2 8500
Master of Engineering (Chemical) 2 8500
Master of Engineering (Mechanical) 2 8500
Master of Engineering (Manufacturing Systems) 2 8500
Master of Industrial Management & Technology 2 8500
PhD in all above programs is availabele 3 12500 
UKM-GSB Graduate School of Business
Master of Business Administration (MBA) 2 18000
Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) 4 13500
PHD in Business and Management 3 14000
 Faculty of Health Sciences
Master of Health Science (Biomedical Science) 2 8300
Master of Health Science (Clinical Linguistics) 2 8300
Master of Health Science (Clinical Optometry) 2 8300
Master of Health Science (Clinical Optometry) 2 8300
Master of Health Science (Community Nutrition) 2 8300
PhD in Health Science 3  
Faculty of Information Science and Technology
Masters of Information Technology 2 8500
Masters of IT (Intelligent System) 2 8500
Masters of IT (Management Information System) 2 8500
Masters of IT (Information Science) 2 8500
Masters of IT (Information Technology in Industry) 2 8500
PHD in all above programs is availabel 3 11500 
Faculty of Law
Master of Laws 2 9000
PhD in Law 3 10000 
Faculty of Medicine
Master in Obstetrics and Gynecology 4 15000
Master in Medicine (Anesthesiology) 4 15000
Master in Medicine (Pediatric) 4 15000
Master in Medicine (Inner Medicine) 4 15000
Master in Medicine (Psychiatry) 4 15000
Master in Medicine (Radiology) 4 15000
Master in Surgery (General Surgery) 4 15000
Master in Surgery (Ophthalmology) 4 15000
Master in Surgery (Orthopedic) 4 15000
Master in Surgery (Otorinolaringology) 4 15000
Master in Pathology 4 15000
Master in Medicine (Family Medicine) 4 15000
Master in Community Health (Specialization) 4 15000
Master in Pathology 4 15000
Master in Medicine (Family Medicine) 4 15000
Master in Community Health (Specialization) 4 15000
Master in Emergency Medicine 2 15000
PhD in Medicine  3 17000 
Faculty of Pharmacy
 MSc in Pharmaceutical Analysis  2  9000
PhD in Pharmacy 13000 
  Faculty of information and Science
 MSc in Conservation Biology 9000 
 MSc in Entomology 9000 
 MSc in Industrial Minerals  9000 
MSc in Management of Plant Genetic Resource 2 9000 
MSc in Environmental Assessment and Monitoring 2 9000 
MSc in Marine Science 2 9000 
MSc in Plant Systematic 2 9000 
MSc in Radiation and Nuclear Safety 2 9000 
MSc in Applied Physics 2 9000 
MSc in Energy Technology 2 9000 
MSc in Engineering Geology 2 9000 
MSc in Engineering and Environmental Geophysics 2 9000 
MSc in Chemistry 2 9000 
MSc in Food Science 2 9000 
MSc in Nutrition 2 9000 
MSc in Statistics 2 9000 
MSc in Quality and Productivity Improvement 2 9000 
MSc in Mathematics 2 9000 
PHD in all above programs availabele 3 11500 
Faculty of Social Sciences
MA in English Language Studies 2 8300
MA in Postcolonial Literature in English Language 2 8300
MA in Translation 2 8300
MSc in Political Science 2 8300
MA in Communication 2 8300
MA in Anthropology and Sociology 2 8300
MA in Anthropology and Sociology 2 8300
MSc in Geography 2 8300
MSc in Development Science 2 8300
MA in History 2 8300
MA in Strategic and Security Studies 2 8300
MA in Arts Performance and Management 2 8300
MA in Linguistics 2 8300
MSc in Environmental management 2 8300
MSc in Environmental Impact Assessment 2 8300
MA in Malay Language Studies 2 8300
MA in Malay Literature 2 8300
PHD in all above programs is available 3 10000 

NOTE: if you apply for master programs of research you must add 1000 Ringgit Malaysia per year as the thesis examination fee to above master programs’s fees in UKM.