University Utara Malaysia UUM

About UUM: University Utara Malaysia or UUM which is known as a management university is the 6th malaysian public university.

  • The ranking of University Utara Malaysia is 701 in the QS World University Rankings in year 2015/16
  • UUM is the only university that specialize in management education field from the beginning of its establishment
  • UUM has accommodation  for visitors at the University Inn and the EDC-UUM Hotel

 

University Utara Malaysia
University Utara Malaysia

 

Name in English Official Name in Malay Short Name Type Fundation Year
Northern University Malaysia  Universiti Utara Malaysia  UUM Public  1984

 

Location of University Utara Malaysia ( UUM Location): UUM  has two campuses. The main campus is located in Sintok, Kedah which it is around a 5 hour drive from kuala lumpur; and  the Kuala lumpur campus (UUMKL) which is located  in the KL city center along Jalan Raja Muda Abdul Aziz.

Full Address of UUM: 

  • Main campus: 06010 UUM Sintok, kedah Darul Aman, MALAYSIA
  • Kuala lumpur campus: 41-3 Jalan Raja Muda Abd Aziz, 50300 Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA

 

Academic Requirement for admission in University Utara Malaysia ( UUM )
Bachelor Programs
  • Senior High School/ Senior Secondary School/ other Certificate from government Schools (with the period of at least 11 or 12 years from bsic education to higher secondary); or
  • GCE Advanced Level examination obtained at one sitting;or
  • Any other certificate which is recognized by the Senate of the university

Note: The university does not recognize all types of certificate from private schools and collages

Note: Applicants from some countries require to pass the university examination

Master Programs (under College of Arts and Sciences)
  • A Bachelor’s degree with Honours (or Bachelor’s degree  working experience in a related field) with minimum CGPA of 2.75 out of 4 or equivalent, in a related field; or 
  • A Bachelor’s degree with Honours (or A Bachelor’s degree and working experience in a related field) in Pure Sciences or Science and Technology or any other Professional field with minimum CGPA 2.50 out of 4 , in a related field can be accepted in some course work programs; or
  • A Diploma from any institutions of higher learning recognised by the University Senate with at least ten (10) years of relevant work experience and aged 35 years or older
Master Programs (under College of Business and Othman Yeop Graduate School of Business)
  • Master of Business Administration;
  • A Bachelor’s degree with a CGPA of at least 2.75; and
  • At least three (3) years of work experience relevant to the chosen area of specialisation or a good score on the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT); or
  • A diploma recognised by the University Senate with at least ten (10) years of relevant work experience and aged 35 years or older; and
  • Master’s Degree Other Than MBA Programmes;
  • A Bachelor’s degree with a CGPA of at least 3.00; or
  • A Bachelor’s degree  with a CGPA of at least 2.75; and
  • At least two (2) years of relevant working experience or a good score on the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT)/ Graduate Record Examination (GRE); or
  • A diploma from any institutions of higher learning recognised by the University Senate with at least ten (10) years of relevant work experience and aged 35 years or older;

Note: Applicants who do not meet any of the above postgraduate admission requirements can still be considered for enrolment upon recommendation by the Postgraduate Committee and endorsement by the Senate. Applicant may be required to attend an interview.

Master Programs (under College of Law, Government, and International Studies)
  • A Bachelor’s degree with Honours ; or
  • A Bachelor’s degree  with at least three (3) years working experience in a related field; or
  • A Diploma with ten (10) years’ working experience and minimum age of 35 years; or
  • Any other equivalent qualifications recognised by the University Senate
PHD Program
  • A Master’s degree ; or
  • A Bachelor’s degree with CGPA of at least 3.50 ; or
  • Any other equivalent qualifications recognised by the University Senate;
DBA Program
  • A Master’s degree ; and
  • A minimum of five (5) years of work experience relevant to the chosen area of specialisation, or a good score on the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT);

 

English Language requirement for admission in University Utara Malaysia (UUM) :  All international students who are going to apply for UUM 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: 59
  •  Computer Based Test: 173
5.5 Academic
Master Programs
  • Paper Based: 550
  • Internet Based: 80
6 Academic
PHD Programs

 

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

1-Applicant who has graduated from Public  university in Malaysia with English as a language of instruction.

2-Applicant from any of the following native English Speaking Country and Commonwealth countries:

 

Anguilla,        

Antigua & Barbuda,

Australia,

Bahamas,

Barbados,

Bermuda,

Botswana,

British Indian Ocean Territory,

British Virgin Islands,

Cameroon, Canada,

Cayman Island,

Dominica,

Falkland Islands,

Federated States of Micronesia,

Fiji,

Gambia,

Ghana,

Gibraltar,

Grenada,

Guam,

Guernsey,

Guyana,

India,

Ireland,

Isle of Man,

Jamaica,

Jersey,

Kenya,

Kiribati,

Lesotho,

Liberia,

Madagascar,

Malta,

Marshall Islands,

Mauritius,

Montserrat,

Namibia,

Nauru,

 

New Zealand,

Nigeria,

Pakistan,

Palau,

Papua New Guinea,

Philippines,

Rwanda,

Saint Helena,

Saint Kitts & Nevis,

Saint Lucia,

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines,

Samoa,

Seychelles,

Sierra Leone,

Singapore,

Solomon Islands,

South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands,

Sri Lanka,

Sudan,

Swaziland,

Tanzania,

Trinidad & Tobago,

Turks and Caicos Islands,

U.S Virgin Islands,

Uganda,

United Kingdom,

USA,

Zambia,

Zimbabwe

 

NOTE: If you do not have above English language qualifications, you can sit for UUM English language placement test (ELPT) when you arrive in Malaysia. If you pass the placement test, you would have met the minimum English requirement and start your study at University Utara Malaysia. However, if you have NOT passed the UUM placement test, you will be required to do an intensive English course at UUM University Malaysia.

 NOTE: The ELPT is just for international students of College of Arts and Sciences, and College of Law, Government, and International Studies. International students of College of Business and OYA Graduate School of Business have to produce IELTS/TOEFL score. Also, Students are allowed to take the Intensive English Course maximum two semesters. They will be terminated from the university if they fail the course for two consecutive semesters.

Fees of English Language Course in UUM
Duration Fees ( In Ringgit Malaysia )
 Per semester (13 studies weeks)  2880

 

Intake dates for admission in university Utara Malaysia (UUM)
Intakes Last date to apply for this intake (Closing Date )
September  31  May 
January/February 30 October
May  28 February
NOTE: Applications received after closing date will be processed for the following intake ( Next Intake ).

 

Required documents: list of required documents for admission in UUM and all Malaysian Universities including English language institutes are available in this link.

Accommodation at UUM University:

As a fully residential university, Universiti Utara Malaysia provides accommodation for almost 20,000 of its students in 15 residential halls. This includes a residential hall for married students. Each residential hall has its own facilities for students. There are common rooms, a cafeteria, laundry facilities, shops, and recreational and sports facilities. Many of these halls are named after multinational companies. The student esidential halls (called as DPP) are:

  • DPP MAS 
  • DPP Tradewinds
  • DPP TNB
  • DPP Proton
  • DPP EON
  • DPP TM
  • DPP Petronas
  • DPP MISC
  • DPP BSN
  • DPP Sime Darby
  • DPP Bank Muamalat
  • DPP Yayasan Al-Bukhari
  • DPP SME Bank
  • DPP Maybank (for married students)
  • Taman Siswa (Jitra) (for married students)

For undergraduate students are guaranteed a place in one of the residential halls. Accommodation for postgraduate students are on a ‘first come, first serve basis’. Each of the residential halls is equipped with state-of-the-art facilities including common rooms, a cafeteria, laundry facilities, shops, a recreation center, and sports facilities. It is also common for postgraduate students who have accompanying family members in Malaysia to rent houses near to UUM Campus.

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

 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 UUM 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 University Utara Malaysia.

 

Bachelor Programs in University Utara Malaysia ( UUM University )
Program Duration Fees ( in Ringgit Malaysia)
in Year Per Year
Bachelor of Science with Honour (Information Technology) 3  12500
Bachelor of Science with Honour (Multimedia) 3 12500
Bachelor of Science with Honours (Decision Science) 3 12500
Bachelor of Science with Honours (Business Mathematics) 3 12500
Bachelor of Science with Honours (Industrial Statistics) 3 12500
Bachelor of Science with Honours (in Economics) 3 12500
Bachelor of Finance with Honours 3 12500
Bachelor of Sciences Agribusiness Management with Honours 3 12500
Bachelor of Banking with Honours 3 12500
Bachelor of Marketing with Honours 3 12500
Bachelor of  Technology Management with Honours 3 12500
Bachelor of Risk Management and Insurance with Honours 3 12500
Bachelor of Business Administration (Logistic & Transportation) with Honours 3 12500
Bachelor of Operations Management with Honours 3 12500
Bachelor of Accounting with Honours 3 12500
Bachelor of Accounting (Information System) with Honours 3 12500
Bachelor of Islamic Finance and Banking with Honours 3 12500
Bachelor of Tourism Management with Honours 3 12500
Bachelor of Hospitality Management with Honours 3 12500
Bachelor of International Business Management with Honours 3 12500
Bachelor of International Affairs Management with Honours 3 12500
Bachelor of Development Management with Honours 3 12500
Bachelor of Entrepreneurship with Honours 3 12500
Bachelor of Human Resource Management with Honours 3 12500
Bachelor of Science with Honours (Business Mathematics) 3 12500

 

Master & PHD Programmes in University Utara Malaysia ( UUM University)
Program Duration Fees ( in Ringgit Malaysia)
in Year Per Year
Graduate School of Arts & Sciences
Doctor of Philosophy in All Programs in this faculty (Ph.D) 3 9500
Master of Education 2 9000
Master in Applied Linguistics 2 9000
Master of Science (Counseling) 2 9000
Master of Science (Principalship) 2 9000
Master of Science (Managerial Communication) 2 9000
Master of Science (Educational Management) 2 9000
Master of Science (Decision Science) 2 9000
Master of Science (Intelligent Systems) 2 9000
Master of Science (Information & Communication  Technology) 2 9000
Master of Science (Information Technology) 2 9000
Master of Science (Media Management) 2 9000
Master of Science (Multimedia Studies) 2 9000
Master of Art (Contemporary Malay Language  Studies) 2 9000
Master of Science (Mathematics) 2 9000
Master of Science (Statistics) 2 9000
Master of Art (Communication) 2 9000
Master of Art (Social Work) 2 9000
Master of Arts (Psychology) 2 9000
Master of Arts (History) 2 9000
Master of Arts (Islamic Studies) 2 9000
 Graduate School of Business
Doctor of Philosophy in All Programs in this faculty (Ph.D) 3 9500
Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) 3 12000
Master of Human Resource Management 2  9000
Master of Business Administration 2 10000
Master of Science (Insurance) 2 9000
Master of Science (Islamic Finance) 2 9000
Master of Science (Occupational Safety and Health Management) 2 9000
Master of Science (Finance) 2 9000
Master of Science (Technology Management) 2 9000
Master of Science (Operations Management) 2 9000
Master of Science (Management) 2 9000
 Master of Science (International Accounting) 2 9000
 Graduate School of Government
Doctor of Philosophy in All Programs in this faculty (Ph.D) 3 9500
Master of Public Management 2 9000
Master of Science (Strategic Studies) 2 9000
Master of Science (International Business) 2 9000
Master of Science (Tourism Business) 2 9000
Master of Law 2 9000
Master of Commercial Law 2 9000
Master of Human Resource Law 2 9000
Master of Corporate Law 2 9000
Master of Public Administration 2 9000
Master of Arts (Sociology) 2 9000
Master of Arts (International Relations) 2 9000
Master of Arts (Political Science) 2 9000