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How much does a foreign degree qualification in Malaysia cost?

by StudyMalaysia.com on August 25, 2018 | Top Stories

How much does a foreign degree qualification in Malaysia cost? - StudyMalaysia.com

Foreign university branch campuses are a popular option for students who want a tertiary qualification from a renowned university abroad but find that they may not be able to afford the fees and cost of living of being a student abroad, such as in the UK or Australia.

Malaysia currently has nine foreign university branch campuses that offer a substantial variety of courses. These branch campuses offer degrees identical to those at the main campus overseas; and the same qualification as the main campus is awarded to students who complete the course successfully.

However, even with substantial savings in tuition fees and cost of living, it is important for prospective students to find out if they can afford the courses offered by these universities which are often priced higher than those at home grown Malaysian universities.

Check out the comparison of tuition fees for undergraduate programmes across several disciplines at the ten foreign university branch campuses in Malaysia.

Fees for Malaysian students
Fees for international students
Arts Business IT Medicine / Pharmacy / Health Science Science Engineering
Curtin University Malaysia Bachelor of Arts (Mass Comm)
3 years

RM22,400
RM30,448

Bachelor of Business Administration
3 years

RM22,400
RM29,792

Bachelor of Technology (Computer Systems and Networking)
3 years

RM22,300
RM30,128

N/A Bachelor of Science (Applied Geology) (Hons)
4 years

RM29,800
RM39,880

Bachelor of Engineering (Hons)
4 years

RM29,696
RM39,880

Heriot-Watt University Malaysia N/A Bachelor of Business Administration (Hons)
3 years

RM34,260
RM38,820

N/A N/A BSc (Hons) Psychology
3 years

RM34,260
RM38,820

BEng (Hons) / MEng
3 years/ 4 years

RM43,280
RM48,960

Monash University Malaysia Bachelor of Arts and Social Sciences
3 years

RM35,000
RM38,500

Bachelor of Business and Commerce
3 years

RM36,000
RM39,600

Bachelor of Computer Science
3 years

RM38,100
RM41,900

Bachelor of Medical Science and Doctor of Medicine
5 years

RM97,000
RM106,700

Bachelor of Pharmacy (Honours)
4 years

RM49,000
RM53,900

Bachelor of Science
3 years

RM42,200
RM46,400

Bachelor of Engineering (Hons)
4 years

RM45,300
RM49,800

Newcastle University Medicine Malaysia N/A N/A N/A MB BS Honours
5 years

RM95,000
RM105,000

Biomedical Sciences BSc Honours
2+1 years

RM40,240
RM44,100
(The fees is the same for both NUMed Malaysia and Newcastle UK)

N/A
Nottingham University Malaysia BA (Hons) International Relations
3 years

RM35,700
RM41,900

International Business Management BSc (Hons)
3 years

RM36,800
RM45,200

BSc (Hons) Computer Science
3 years

RM38,700
RM46,000

BSc (Hons) Pharmaceutical & Health Sciences
3 years

RM44,800
RM52,600

BSc (Hons) Biomedical Sciences
3 years

RM44,800
RM50,600

Bachelor of Engineering/ MEng (Hons)
3 years/ 4 years

RM47,100
RM55,200

RCSI & UCD Malaysia Campus (Penang Medical College) N/A N/A N/A €82,500 (for 5 semesters, first 2.5 years in Dublin)
RM219,365 (for 5 semesters, remaining 2.5 years in Penang)


€95,000 (for 5 semesters, first 2.5 years in Dublin)
RM287,500 (for 5 semesters, remaining 2.5 years in Penang)
N/A N/A
Swinburne University of Technology Sarawak Campus Bachelor of Design (Multimedia Design)
3 years

RM29,296
RM37,576

Bachelor of Business
3 years

RM23,072
RM29,216

Bachelor of Computer Science
3 years

RM22,448
RM29,216

N/A Bachelor of Science (Biotechnology)
3 years

RM30,368
RM39,644

Bachelor of Engineering (Hons)
4 years

RM30,104
RM37,576

University of Reading Malaysia N/A BSc Finance & Business Management
3 years

RM36,500
RM44,000

N/A Master of Pharmacy
2+2 years

RM46,500 (Year 1&2)
RM56,000 (Year 1&2)
(MPharm students will pay UK international fees, with a discount, for their 2 years in the UK.)

BSc Psychology
3 years

RM36,500
RM44,000

N/A
University of Southampton Malaysia Campus N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A MEng
4 years

RM48,700 (Year 1&2)
£16,256 (Year 3&4)

RM55,400 (Year 1&2)
£16,256 (Year 3&4)

(MEng students spend Year 1 & 2 in the Malaysia Campus and Year 3 & 4 in the UK campus)

Xiamen University Malaysia Bachelor of Arts in Journalism
3 years

RM22,000
RM22,000 + RM2,500

Bachelor of Management in International Business
3 years

RM22,000
RM22,000 + RM2,500

N/A Bachelor of Medicine in Traditional Chinese Medicine
5 years

RM23,000
RM23,000 + RM2,500
(Practical training conducted in Xiamen)

Bachelor of Science in Marine Biotechnology
4 years

RM24,000
RM24,000 + RM2,500

Bachelor of Engineering (Hons)
4 years

RM24,000
RM24,000 + RM2,500

Note: Fees quoted are per annum unless otherwise stated – all quoted fees are obtained from the websites of the respective universities and are valid for the year 2018. The fees are based on a standard study load per year; variation to study load will result in an adjustment to tuition fees. Please contact the university directly for information on the latest course fees.

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