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UPU 2016/17 Applications to Public Universities Open Now

by StudyMalaysia.com on February 1, 2016 | Top Stories

Applications to public universities, polytechnics, community colleges and public skills training institutes are now open to qualified candidates. Here's your chance to pursue a higher education course - read on to find out how.

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If you’re interested in pursuing a course at Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) or Universiti Malaya (UM), you can apply to these universities directly.

Universiti Sains Malaysia

Bachelor Degree and Diploma Programmes (for Malaysian students)

Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) invites applications from qualified candidates for admission into various bachelor’s degree and diploma programmes (full time/distance education) for the 2016/2017 academic year.

Applications can be done by purchasing the USM PIN number as processing fee at any Bank Simpanan Nasional (BSN) counter, or BSN ATM (for GIRO account holder only) and internet banking (myBSN) facility.

Apply online at:
https://www.usm.my

Bachelor Degree Programmes (for International Students)

Entry requirements:

  • Completed 12 years of primary and high school education
  • High School Certificate (e.g. A Level, HSC, SMU & UAN [Indonesia], Matayom Suksa 6 [Thailand], International Baccalaureate etc.); or diploma in related field
  • TOEFL score of 500 (PbT) / 173 (CbT) / 60 (IbT); or IELTS Band 5.5; or MUET Band 4; or obtain minimum Grade B (Level 4) in the Intensive English Programme conducted by the School of Languages, Literacies and Translation USM
  • Pass with credit in Intensive Preparatory Bahasa Malaysia Programme [Candidates pursuing programme conducted in the national language]
  • Pass the USM interview

Click on each heading below for information on programmes offered, entry requirements, and application guidelines. Application periods for the programmes involved are:

Application deadline:
15 June 2016 (for Semester I, September 2016 intake); or
15 October 2016 (for Semester II, February 2017 intake)

Apply online at:
https://www.usm.my


Universiti Malaya

Foundation studies programmes
  • The application is open for applicants with Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) qualifications
  • Candidates must obtain a unique ID number from BSN outlets by paying RM15.64

Click on each heading below for information on programmes offered, entry requirements, and application guidelines. Application periods for the programmes involved are:

Application opens:
12.00pm, 18 January 2016

Application deadline:
4.00pm, 5 April 2016

Apply online at:
http://upu.mohe.gov.my

Bachelor Degree Programmes (for Malaysian Students)
  • The application is open to applicants with STPM / Matriculation / STAM / Diploma / or equivalent qualifications
  • There is no application charge

Application opens:
12.00pm, 18 January 2016

Application deadline:
4.00pm, 5 April 2016

Apply online at:
https://myum-id.um.edu.my/

Bachelor Degree Programmes (for International Students)

Entry requirements:

  • National Higher School Certificate (or an Advance Level equivalent) with grade 80% and above; or a diploma from recognised institutions with a CGPA of at least 3.00 in a relevant field
  • Undergo an interview session
  • Enrol in the Malay Language Programme prior to being conferred a degree
  • TOEFL score of 550 (PBT), 213 (CBT) or 79-80 (IBT) and above and/or IELTS Band 6

Click on each heading below for information on programmes offered, entry requirements, and application guidelines. Application periods for the programmes involved are:

Application deadline:
30 April 2016 (for Semester I, September 2016 intake); or
30 August 2016 (for Semester II, February 2017 intake)

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