University Technology Malaysia UTM

About UTM: University Technology Malaysia (also known as UTM) is a public research University in Malaysia and a research-intensive university in engineering, science and technology . UTM is a graduate-focused university with 56% of its student population consisting of postgraduate students, the highest in Malaysia. As at 2015, UTM has more than 5,000 international students from more than 60 countries, the highest among research the universities in Malaysia. The main campus of UTM university which is in Johor Bahru is the second largest public university after Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM).

University Technology Malaysia UTM
University Technology Malaysia UTM


Name in English Official Name in Malay Short Name Type Foundation Year
University Technology Malaysia  Universiti Teknologi Malaysia  UTM Public  1975


Location of University Technology Malaysia (UTM Location):

UTM has two campuses – the main campus is in Skudai (Johor Bahru), and was the first university in the state of Johor. It is about 20 km north of the state capital, Johor Bahru, and is close to the Sultan Ismail Airport, Senai. Note that, Johor Bahru in about 320 KM from Kuala Lumpur.

The branch campus is located in Kuala Lumpur Jalan Semarak,  The branch campus accommodates diploma students, part-time students (also known as the SPACE program), undergraduate students (Malaysia-Japan International Institute of Technology) and foreign students taking business courses.

Full Address of UTM Johor bahru: 81310, Sekolah Agama Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia

Full Address of UTM Kuala Lumpur: Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Jalan Sultan Yahya Petra, 54100 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia


Academic Requirement for admission in University Teknology Malaysia (UTM)
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. 


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 
  • 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.


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


English Language requirement for admission in University Technology Malaysia (UTM): All international students who are going to apply for UTM 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
5.5 Academic
Master Programs
  • Paper Based: 550
  • Internet Based: 79-80
  • Computer Based: 213


6  Academic
PHD Programs


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

Candidates from Indonesia, Brunei and other nations that use Malay as medium of communication are exempted from the UTM English language requirements based on the following conditions:

  • The candidate intends to register for an MSc. or a PhD programme by research.
  • The candidate declares that the thesis/dissertation will be written in Malay and approved by the supervisor

Candidates for Faculty of Islamic Civilization programme can use Bahasa Arab/Arabic as to write their thesis based on the following conditions:

  • The candidate intends to register for an MSc or PhD programme of research
  • The candidate declares that the thesis/dissertation will be written in Arabic and approved by the supervisor

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


Intake dates for admission in university Technology Malaysia (UTM)
Intakes Last date to apply for this intake (Closing Date)
September 30 MAY
February 30 OCTOBER
NOTE: Application for Master and PhD by research-mode is open throughout the year and registration will be on February, May, September and November. 
Applications received after the closing date will be processed for the following intake (Next Intake).


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

Accommodation at UTM University:

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

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

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Bachelor Programs at UTM University
Program Duration Fees (Ringgit)
in Year Per Year


Master & PHD Programs in UTM University
Program Duration Fees (Ringgit)
in Year Per Year
Master of Science Tourism Planning *    
Master of Science Transport Planning **    
Master of Science Urban & Regional Planning *    
Master of Science Quantity Surveying    
Master of Architecture    
Faculty of Biosciences and Medical Engineering
M.Eng Biomedical Engineering    
M.Sc  Bioscience **    
M.Sc Biotechnology    
Faculty of Electrical Engineering
M.Eng Electrical     
M.Eng Electrical – Power *    
M.Eng  Electrical – Computer   & Microelectronics System *    
M.Eng  Electrical – Electronics & Telecommunication *    
M.Eng  Electrical – Mechatronics &Automatic Control *    
Faculty of Mechanical Engineering
Master of Engineering  Advanced Manufacturing Technology *    
Master of Engineering,  Marine Technology *    
Master of Engineering  Materials Engineering *    
Master of Engineering,  Mechanical *    
Master of Engineering, Industrial Engineering *    
Faculty of Chemical Engineering
M.Eng. in Chemical Engineering**    
M.Sc. in Bioprocess Engineering **    
M.Sc. in Polymer Technology **    
MEng Polymer    
M.Sc. in Process Plant Management *    
M.Sc. in Safety, Health and Environment *    
Master of Science Herbal Technology *    
M.Eng  Environmental    
Faculty of Civil Engineering
M.Eng  Civil *    
M.Eng Civil – Structure *    
M.Eng Civil – Geotechnics *    
M.Eng Civil – Hydraulics & Hydrology *    
M.Eng Civil – Transportation & Highway *    
M.Sc Construction Management *    
M.Eng Enviromental    
M.Eng Transportation    
M.Eng Structure & Materials    
M.Eng Hydrology & Water Resources    
Faculty of Computing
Master of Computer Science Information Security *    
Master of Science Computer Science *    
Master of Science IT Management **    
Master of Science Software Engineering **    
Master of Science IT Entrepreneurship **    
Faculty of Geoinformation and Real Estate
M.S.c. in Geomatic Engineering    
M.S.c. in Geoinformatics *    
M.S.c. in Remote Sensing *    
M.S.c. in Real Estate *    
M.S.c. in Asset and Facilities Management    
M.S.c. in Land Administration & Development *    
Faculty of Management
Master of Management Technology **    
Master of Science Human Resource Development **    
Ph.D in Management    
Faculty of Science
M.Sc  Physics **    
M.Sc  Chemistry **    
M.Sc  Mathematics **    
M.Sc  Forensic Science **    
M.Sc  Engineering Mathematics **    
PHD for all subjects **    
Faculty of Education
M.Ed  Management & Administration **    
M.Ed  Guidance & Counseling **    
M.Ed  Curriculum & Instruction **    
M.Ed  Education & Development **    
M.Ed  Educational Psychology **    
M.Ed  Physics **    
M.Ed  Chemistry **    
M.Ed  Teaching English as a Second Language **    
M.Ed  Mathematics **    
M.Ed  Educational Technology **    
M.Ed  Measurement & Evaluation **    
**  M.Ed  Technical & Vocational Education    
PHD in education all subjects     
Faculty of Petroleum and Renewable Energy Engineering
Master of Science Petroleum Engineering *    
M. Sc. Gas Engineering and Management *    
Faculty of International Business – Kuala Lumpur & Johor
MBA *    
MBA – Strategic Management *    
MBA- Techno Entrepreneurship *    
MBA – Healthcare Management *    
Executive Master of Business Administration *    
PHD in management **    
Faculty of Engineering and Advanced Technology _ KUALALUMPUR CAMPUS ONLY
Executive Master in Occupational Safety and Health Management *    
M.Sc Engineering Business Management *    
M.Sc Sustainable Urban Design *    
M.Sc  Industrial Design    
Doctor of Philosophy    
Faculty of Advanced Informatics _ KUALALUMPUR CAMPUS ONLY
Master of Software Engineering *    
Master of Science Information Assurance *    
Master of Science Computer System Engineering *    
Doctor of Software Engineering    
Doctor of Philosophy    

Coursework Program *

Mixed Mode Programs (Course and research) **

Research Program: These programs are without STAR (*)