The University of Nottingham, Malaysia

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Ranked as top 100 universities, worldwide


February, April, May, September and November


Jalan Broga, Semenyih, Selangor, Malaysia


Available for International Students

Renowned for its commitment to teaching and learning, the University of Nottingham is in the top 100 universities internationally. Recognised globally for teaching excellence, acclaimed for the life-changing research and home to students from all over the world, the University of Nottingham is an inspiring place to study and work.

University of Nottingham Malaysia


University of Nottingham Malaysia

About the University

The University of Nottingham Malaysia (UNMC) was the first full international campus established by a British university in Malaysia and one of the first. It opened its doors to around 80 students in September 2000 at a small city-centre site. Thirteen years later, the student population is close to 5000, and the University occupies a purpose-built campus on a 125-acre site close to Semenyih, about 35km south of Kuala Lumpur.

Nottingham University Malaysia is now a broad-based institution with 20 different academic areas and many study programs at foundation, undergraduate, master and PhD levels. A highly international community of students live and work in a campus environment where the academic study is complemented by a range of co-curricular activities, which help students develop employment-relevant skills. UNMC graduates are highly valued by employers in Malaysia and beyond.

The University of Nottingham Malaysia is an elite and inclusive educational institution within Southeast Asia. It is widely recognised for its academic breadth, the quality of the education, and the student experience’s excellence. UNMC graduates are known for their entrepreneurship, creativity, independence, critical thinking, and global outlook. The institution is a truly international institution that is home to a community of global citizens with a highly developed understanding of their local, national and global responsibilities.

The University of Nottingham Malaysia is an institution characterised by excellence in research, where scholars focus on addressing the challenges facing Southeast Asia and countries in the Islamic world. The focus is on developing and applying the research capabilities to positively impact economic, social, and cultural well-being within ASEAN and the broader Southeast Asia region. The institution is partnership-oriented, working with universities, government and business, third sector, and local communities to discharge its responsibilities to society in its broadest sense.


Recent awards for the university academic staff include Appointment as Academy of Science Malaysia Fellow (FASc) 2019; Winner of the L’Oréal-UNESCO International Rising Talents award 2018; Winner of the L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science National Fellowship 2019; Two shortlisted nominees for the Science, Technology and Digital category Women of the Future Awards South East Asia 2020. Nottingham Malaysia has over 400 papers were published by its academics. The University currently has a portfolio of more than RM43 million for both internally and externally funded research-related activities and a 5 star rating from the Malaysian Research Assessment Instrument (MyRA)


Nottingham has an extensive network of exciting exchange links. They offer life-enhancing opportunities to study abroad at our campuses in the UK and China as well as the chance to study for a period of time at partner universities across the globe.

The Universitas 21/partner university exchange is a competitive programme that offers undergraduate students the opportunity to study at a partner university for one semester or one academic year as part of their Nottingham degree. To be eligible you must have completed one year of your degree at Nottingham Malaysia and achieved a minimum pass mark of 60%. You must also be taking a degree programme that is also offered at the host university.

Current host universities include:

  • Aarhus University, Denmark
  • Bocconi University, Milan Italy
  • Chungbuk National University, Korea
  • Concordia University, Canada
  • Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST)
  • Munich University of Applied Science, Germany
  • National Taiwan University
  • Sciences Po Toulouse, France
  • Shiga University Japan
  • Tech De Monterrey, Mexico
  • The University of Groningen, The Netherlands
  • Universidad Del Desarrollo, Chile
  • University of Birmingham, UK
  • University of Glasgow, UK
  • University of Queensland, Australia
  • Yonsei University, Korea

Global Admission Partners

Edmates is the authorised international admission partner for the University of Nottingham.


Ranked as top 100 universities worldwide

As per QS world university rankings 2020, Nottingham University is rated as one of the top 100 universities worldwide. This means students get a degree from one of the worlds most prestegious institutions. Students are the heart of the University and learn in an academically stimulating environment. The students are especially nurtured with regards to personal development, which includes current entrepreneurial and leadership skills. These commitments and their achievement are recognised by the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) Gold rating for outstanding teaching achieved in 2017 and Rating System for Malaysian Higher Education Institutions (SETARA) 2017 5-star ‘Excellent’ for mature university category. There are just two of the most recent ratings received for the quality of teaching and learning at Nottingham.

The SETARA rating is further evidence of the strong commitment to the growth of the higher education sector in Malaysia, in providing access to students to earn an international degree with mobility opportunities across campuses in the UK and China. In addition, being part of two quality assurance jurisdictions (QAA*, UK and MQA**) further strengthens the institutions quality standing, as they are independently evaluated by these agencies. The University is consistently among the highest-ranking performers in independent teaching assessments.

* The Quality Assurance Agency (QAA) for Higher Education’s independent review of teaching quality in the UK.

** The Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA) for quality assurance practices and accreditation of national higher education in Malaysia.

Well Structured Curriculam

The University of Nottingham offers a comprehensive and varied range of programmes, catering to students at all levels, through the foundation, undergraduate and postgraduate to PhD. Nottingham Malaysia programmes span a range of disciplines and subjects across arts and social sciences, engineering and science. The degrees are accredited by both the Malaysian and UK quality assurance agencies and by relevant national and international professional bodies such as the Association of MBAs, EQUIS, the UK Engineering Council, the General Pharmaceutical Council (UK), Board of Engineers Malaysia (BEM) and Pharmacy Board Malaysia (PBM).

The undergraduate and postgraduate taught programmes provide a structured framework for the study. They are based upon a programme of strategic and innovative delivery and assessment mechanisms and traditional ones such as lectures, seminars and tutorials. Students will normally complete compulsory core modules and will have the opportunity to select from several optional modules. These programmes aim to equip you with a curiosity-driven and deep understanding of your subject, as well as a critical approach and skills relevant to your future career.

The latest research findings inform Nottingham Malaysia’s teaching. The programmes constantly evolve to incorporate new research developments, with many delivered by research scholars passionate about their subjects. Nottingham University also regularly consults with businesses and employers to ensure the programmes are structured with the opportunity to develop key transferable skills for employment.


Access to a world-class UK education

Nottingham Malaysia programmes are Honour degree programmes and taught in English. All students graduate with the same degree and the same certificate, irrespective of which campus they study at. The degrees are accredited by international professional bodies such as:

  • Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)
  • Association for Nutrition (AfN) UK
  • British Computer Society (BCS)
  • British Psychological Society (BPS)
  • Certified Practising Accountant (CPA) Australia
  • Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA)
  • Engineering Council, UK (ECUK)
  • European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD)
  • Quality Improvement System (EQUIS)
  • General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC), UK
  • Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW)

Ready for the global workplace

As an international university, Nottingham University Malaysia pride itself on generating graduates with global attributes for the global workplace. The student-centred learning style will equip you with the skills and analytical abilities necessary to thrive in business and industry. Teaching and learning opportunities at Nottingham Malaysia are directly informed by cutting-edge research and technology.

Programme activities are enriched by guest lectures from visiting scholars, research seminars, workshops and student conferences. Classes are led by tutors who are actively involved in extending the boundaries of knowledge and seek to promote a community of learning in which undergraduate and postgraduate teaching feed directly into a collective and collaborative intellectual endeavour. The relatively small student body size with an average staff-student ratio of 1:14 allows for a more intimate teaching and learning experience, with academics readily approachable to provide further one-on-one support where needed.

In addition, the personal tutorial system gives you access to academic staff to assist you in any non-academic issues that you may face during your time at the University.


Undergraduate & Postgraduate Programs

Qualification Course International Fees
Foundation Arts and Education RM 9,900
Foundation Business and Management RM 9,901
Foundation Engineering RM 11,800
Foundation Science RM 11,200
BSc (Hons) Business Economics & Finance RM 46,900
BSc (Hons) Business Economics & Management RM 46,900
BA (Hons) English Language and Literature RM 34,000
BA (Hons) English with Creative Writing RM 34,000
BSc (Hons) Finance, Accounting, & Management RM 48,000
BSc (Hons) International Business Management RM 48,000
BSc (Hons) Management Studies RM 49,500
BA (Hons) International Communication Studies RM 43,200
BA (Hons) International Communications Studies with Film & Television RM 43,200
BA (Hons) International Communications Studies with English Language and Literature RM 43,200
BA (Hons) International Communications Studies with PerfoRM ing Arts RM 35,300
BA (Hons) Liberal Arts RM 34,600
BA (Hons) International Relations RM 43,300
BA (Hons) International Relations with French RM 43,300
BA (Hons) International Relations with Spanish RM 43,300
BA (Hons) Education (TESOL) RM 34,500
BEd (Hons) (TESOL) RM 34,500
BSc (Hons) Applied Psychology & Management Studies RM 43,500
BSc (Hons) Economics RM 46,800
BSc (Hons) Economics and International Economics RM 46,800
BEng/MEng (Hons) Chemical Engineering RM 57,000
BEng/MEng (Hons) Chemical Engineering with Environmental Engineering RM 57,000
BEng/MEng (Hons) Civil Engineering RM 59,300
BEng/MEng (Hons) Electrical & Electronic Engineering RM 59,300
BSc (Hons) Mathematics and Management RM 47,000
BEng/MEng (Hons) Mechanical Engineering RM 57,000
BEng/MEng (Hons) Mechatronic Engineering RM 57,000
BSc (Hons) Computer Science RM 47,500
BSc (Hons) Computer Science with Artificial Intelligence RM 48,500
BSc (Hons) Software Engineering RM 47,500
BSc (Hons) Psychology RM 46,900
BSc (Hons) Psychology and Cognitive Neuroscience RM 46,900
BSc (Hons) Nutrition RM 46,000
BSc (Hons) Biotechnology RM 53,800
BSc (Hons) Environmental Science RM 48,000
BSc (Hons) Biomedical Sciences RM 53,800
BSc (Hons) PhaRM aceutical & Health Sciences RM 53,800
MPhaRM (Hons) Master of PhaRM acy RM 58,900 GBP25,000/year for years 3 and 4
MSc Management Psychology RM 55,300
MSc Occupational Health and Safety Leadership RM 54,900
MPhil Organisational and Applied Psychology - Research opportunities RM 41,900
PhD Organisational and Applied Psychology - Research opportunities RM 41,900
MBA Master of Business Administration RM 68,365
MBA Finance RM 69,900
MSc Business and Management RM 58,900
MSc Finance and Investment RM 56,900
PhD Business RM 41,900
MPhil Economics RM 41,900
PhD Economics RM 41,900
MA Education RM 56,900
PGDip Education RM 37,900
PGCert Education RM 18,900
MA Educational Leadership and Management RM 56,900
PGDip Educational Leadership and Management RM 37,900
PGCert Educational Leadership and Management RM 18,900
MA Special Needs and Inclusive Education RM 56,900
PGDip Special Needs and Inclusive Education RM 37,900
PGCert Special Needs and Inclusive Education RM 18,900
MA Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) RM 56,900
PGDip Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) RM 30,100
PGCert Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) RM 18,900
MPhil Education RM 41,900
PhD Education RM 41,900
MA English Language and Literature RM 45,500
MA English with Creative Writing RM 45,500
MPhil English RM 41,900
PhD English RM 41,900
MA Media, Communications and Culture RM 57,100
PhD Media, Languages and Cultures RM 41,900
MRes Media, Languages and Cultures RM 41,900
MPhil Media, Languages and Cultures RM 41,900
MSc International Development Management RM 56,500
MA International Relations RM 56,500
MRes Politics, history and International Relations RM 41,900
MPhil Politics, history and International Relations RM 41,900
PhD Politics, history and International Relations RM 41,900
MPhil Engineering RM 53,100
PhD Engineering RM 53,100
MSc Chemical Engineering RM 59,900
MSc Civil Engineering RM 59,900
MPhil Civil Engineering RM 53,100
PhD Civil Engineering RM 53,100
MPhil Chemical and Environmental Engineering RM 53,100
PhD Chemical and Environmental Engineering RM 53,100
MSc Electrical and Electronic Engineering RM 59,900
MPhil Electrical and Electronic Engineering RM 53,100
PhD Electrical and Electronic Engineering RM 53,100
MSc Mechanical Engineering RM 59,900
MSc Environmental Engineering RM 59,900
MPhil Mechanical, Materials and Manufacturing Engineering RM 53,100
PhD Mechanical, Materials and Manufacturing Engineering RM 53,100
PhD Applied Mathematics RM 50,600
Mphil Applied Mathematics RM 50,600
MRes Biosciences Research (molecular) RM 60,000
MRes Biosciences Research (non-molecular) RM 57,200
MPhil Biosciences (molecular) RM 72,600
MPhil Biosciences (non-molecular) RM 57,200
PhD Biosciences (molecular) RM 72,600
PhD Biosciences (non-molecular) RM 57,200
MPhil Biomedical Science (molecular) RM 72,600
MPhil Biomedical Science (non-molecular) RM 57,200
PhD Biomedical Science (molecular) RM 72,600
PhD Biomedical Science (non-molecular) RM 57,200
MPhil Computer Science RM 50,600
PhD Computer Science RM 50,600
MRes Geographical and Environmental Sciences RM 57,200
MPhil Geographical and Environmental Sciences RM 57,200
PhD Geographical and Environmental Sciences RM 57,200
MPhil PhaRM acy RM 57,200
PhD PhaRM acy RM 57,200 2+1 split scheme RM 79,800
MPhil Psychology RM 50,600
PhD Psychology RM 50,600


On-Campus Accommodation

Nottingham University offers various room types within the campus. 11 halls of residence with a total of 2,352 beds (approximately 2350) to suit your budget. The rooms range from single ensuite, twin share to four shared bedrooms. All the halls are within easy walking distance to the academic buildings, sports facilities, food, retail and leisure facilities. Each residential hall has its own Hall Wardens (staff) and Hall Tutors (postgraduate students) who will be available to provide assistance related to your safety and welfare.

Facilities and services include:

  • Free room cleaning services
  • Free room repair and maintenance services
  • Communal student hub
  • Convenience store
  • Coin-operated laundromat
  • Mini fridge in each room
  • Outdoor gym
  • Pantry facilities
  • 20 GB per day wireless internet connection
  • TV and dance studio 

Accommodation fees include water, electricity and internet connection. The room rental will be billed on a quarterly basis and students in air-conditioning rooms will be billed on a quarterly basis for air-conditioning usage exceeding 200kwH based on a separate meter reading. Coin-operated laundry washing machines and dryers are available at both Student Village North and South. Clothes lines and drying areas are also available within the residential halls. Students can use the coin-operated launderette services at their own expense.

Different room types are available to suit your budget and preference. Applicants must prioritise their choice of room type from 1 (first to 5 (fifth). The accommodation office cannot process your application if you have selected less than five choices. Kindly be reminded that the university follows a “first come, first served with payment” policy to confirm the room type.

Room types Codes Rates Per Month
Deluxe single en-suite bathroom with air-conditioning DSEB A/C RM 750
Single en-suite bathroom with air-conditioning SEB A/C RM 680
Single shared en-suite bathroom with air-conditioning SSEB A/C RM 615
Single shared bathroom in five room flat with air-conditioning SSB A/C RM 585
Single shared en-suite bathroom SSEB RM 510
Single shared bathroom in five room flat SSB RM 480
Twin shared in six bed flat TWIN RM 455
Four shared bedroom QUAD RM 395


University of Nottingham Malaysia has the following intakes scheduled: FebruaryApril, June, September & November. You can find out which intake you can join at depending on the program you are planning to enroll for. Get in touch with us to know more.

The application fee at Nottingham Malaysia is RM 200

You can easily apply to University of Nottingham Malaysia via the online application system here.

Online Application is absolutely free. You will be able to get

  • Offer of admission
  • Student visa details
  • Fee details
  • Scholarship details
  • Accommodation details

You can apply easily and your application will be handled by a dedicated admissions advisor.

Yes. University of Nottingham Malaysia offers scholarships for local as well as international students. 

For International students, the university offers up to 25% scholarships, depending on the academic results. Testimonials and Certificates of Achievements will be an added advantage.

Please drop a message to check on the deadlines as its updated from time to time.


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