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University Putra Malaysia

Address: Persiaran Universiti, Universiti Putra Malaysia, 43400, UPM, 43400 Seri Kembangan, Selangor, Malaysia

Description University Putra Malaysia

  • Established: 1931
  • Location: Serdang, Selangor, Malaysia
  • Language of instruction: Malay, English
  • Number of students: 21,000
  • Type of institution: state university.

Putra University in Malaysia was founded in 1937 as an Agricultural School: in 1947 the school was renamed the Agricultural College, and in 1997 the educational institution received the status of higher education.

The educational institution is actively developing a partnership network: today there are two branches opened in Bintulu and Mengabong Telipot. Collaboration with government organizations in Malaysia, the UN, WHO and leading universities in the world has increased its credibility at the international level. In 2017, the university became the second in the country and thirty-sixth in the ranking of the best Asian universities.

Among the famous graduates:

  • Tun Datu Haji Mustafa bin Datu Harun - First Governor of Sabah
  • Datuk Seri Haji Salahuddin Ayub - Minister of Agriculture and Agriculture
  • Dato Seri, Dr. Ahmad Zahid Hamidi - Former Deputy Prime Minister of Malaysia
  • Najwan Halimi - Member of the State Assembly of Selangor
  • Raja Rajeswari Setha Raman - poetess
  • Leon Moon Yee and Jung Joon Hong are Malaysian divers.

Programs, courses and tuition/boarding fees, prices in University Putra Malaysia

Program name


  • Duration of study: 3 years
  • Language: Malay, English
  • Forms of study: full-time, part-time.


  • Agricultural sciences
  • Horticultural sciences
  • Agribusiness
  • Aquaculture
  • Zoology
  • Forestry
  • Forest Technology
  • Veterinary medicine
  • Biomedicine
  • Dietology
  • Nutrition and Public Health
  • Environment and Hygiene
  • Nursing
  • Economy
  • Accounting
  • Business administration
  • Human ecology
  • Consumer research
  • Civil Engineering
  • Chemical engineering
  • Aerospace engineering
  • Biology
  • Maths
  • Statistics.


  • Duration of study: 1.5 years
  • Language: Malay, English
  • Forms of study: full-time, part-time.


  • Agriculture
  • Civil Engineering
  • Veterinary
  • Economy
  • Food technology
  • landscape architecture
  • Environmental management
  • Land management.


  • Support for the institution by the Government of Malaysia and leading world organizations
  • Practical education
  • Modern material and technical base
  • High places in the rankings of educational institutions
  • Friendly international setting.

Equipment University Putra Malaysia

At the University of Putra work:

  • Institute of Biological Sciences
  • Institute of Advanced Technology
  • Institute for Mathematical Research
  • Halal Product Research Institute
  • Institute of Tropical Forestry and Forest Products
  • Institute of Gerontology
  • Institute for Agricultural Research and Food Policy
  • Institute for the Study of Social Sciences
  • Institute of Tropical Agriculture.

To ensure a high standard of living, students work:

  • Security Committee regularly patrolling campus
  • Infrastructure Management Service
  • University mosque
  • Sports complex
  • Medical Center
  • Library
  • Assembly halls
  • Transport system
  • Cafeteria
  • Veterinary Hospital
  • Banking and post offices.

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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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