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Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia

Address: Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, 43600 Bangi, Selangor, Malaysia

Description Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia

  • Established: 1970
  • Type: State Higher Educational Institution
  • Location: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • Rating: 409
  • Language of instruction: Malaysian, English.

Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (National University of Malaysia, NUM) was founded in 1970 and is the highest public educational institution in Malaysia.

The leading academic areas are:

  • Natural Sciences
  • Engineering and Technology
  • Arts and Humanities
  • Life Sciences and Medicine
  • Social sciences and management.

The university is part of the following associations: Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU), Association of Southeast Asian Institutions of Higher Learning (ASAIHL) and ASEAN University Network (AUN).

Programs, courses and tuition/boarding fees, prices in Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia

Program name


  • Dates: year-round
  • Duration: 3-4 years.

The university offers undergraduate programs in the following areas:

  • IT technology
  • Actuarial Sciences
  • Architecture
  • Business management
  • Genetics
  • Civil Engineering
  • Islamic studies
  • Linguistics
  • Engineering
  • Media communications
  • The medicine
  • Entrepreneurship and innovation
  • Software engineering
  • Psychology
  • Nuclear sciences and others.


  • Dates: year-round
  • Duration: 1-2 years.

NUM Master's programs are listed in the following areas:

  • IT technology
  • Anesthesiology and intensive care
  • Architecture
  • Biochemical engineering
  • Genetics
  • Engineering
  • Microbiology and immunology
  • Pathology
  • Right
  • Psychiatry
  • Engineering Technology
  • Management of risks
  • Pharmacology
  • Surgery
  • Economics and finance, etc.
from 3 300 $ / year


  • Dates: year-round
  • Duration: 2 years.

The MBA program is instrumental and very practical in ensuring the high competence of graduates, realizing their potential opportunities and long-term career prospects through the professional nature of the courses.

The educational program is built on a modular approach to learning - students will study only one training as a module / course at a time.

from 532 $ / semester

Doctoral studies

  • Dates: year-round
  • Duration: 3-4 years.

The university offers doctoral programs in the following areas:

  • Biomedical science
  • Biochemical engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Forensics
  • Medical Microbiology and Immunology
  • Right
  • Industrial Engineering and Management
  • Management of risks
  • Human capital management
  • Pharmacology
  • Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Economics and finance
  • electrical and Electronics
  • Epidemiology and Family Health Statistics
  • Nuclear science and others.

Accommodation, housing and food

NUM provides hostel to its students.


  • The university offers international exchange and scholarship programs to its students.
  • The educational institution ranks 300th in the quality of education in the world ranking
  • NUM enter 5% of the best universities in the world and in the top 5 of the best universities in the country.

Equipment Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia

The university is located in Kuala Lumpur - the capital of Malaysia. The material and technical base of NUM includes its own library.

Term dates, timetable and extra fees

The university has a two-semester academic year.

Additional expenses:

  • Registration fee = $ 600
  • Visa Fee = $ 650
  • Cost of living in Kuala Lumpur = $ 391-$ 703 / month.

Entry requirements, assessment and extra fees, how to apply, what is required to enrol, conditions, entry tests and exams

To enter the university you must:

  • Apply
  • Qualified Education Certificate
  • TOEFL 550 / IELTS 6 / EPPT.

Map, location

Insurance, flights, residence permits, citizenship and other services

Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia reviews

Recommendations on when to apply

Language courses, schools and children's language camps Primary and secondary education - private schools Preparation programmes for entering universities - higher education Higher education (after completing accredited programs A-level, IB, High School) - Bachelor, Master, MBA
- we recommend to apply 6-9 months before the start of the course (some camps and schools offer discounts for early booking or for lengthy study programs)
- there are some very popular and high demand children's camps, where the applications need to be submitted 1 year in advance (in particular Switzerland , Great Britain , USA , Canada , Austria)
- we recommend to apply one year before the start of the training program,
- some schools have a specific time frame (September-November - please specify an individual school)
- some schools require tests in several stages (UKISET, internal tests of the school: English, mathematics, logics, subjects, interview, some require a personal visit)
- we recommend to apply one year before the start of the program,
- for Foundation and Pathway programs, IELTS and TOEFL certificates are usually required, respectively

- recommended submission one year before the start of the program,
- the deadline normally closes in January, for TOP HEIs and, as a rule, in March in other universities
- for a bachelor, a Foundation or Pathway preparatory program a completed A-level, IB, High School + IELTS / TOEFL are required
- for Masters you need a graduated higher education, in some cases you need a pre-Masters program
- MBA requires completed higher education, work experience preferably at least 2-3 years, etc.
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