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University Technology Malaysia UTM

About UTM: University Technology Malaysia (also known as UTM) is a public research University in Malaysia and a research-intensive university in engineering, science and technology. UTM is a graduate-focused university with 56% of its student population consisting of postgraduate students, the highest in Malaysia. As at 2015, UTM has more than 5,000 international students from more than 60 countries, the highest among research the universities in Malaysia. The main campus of UTM university which is in Johor Bahru is the second largest public university after Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM).

University Technology Malaysia UTM
University Technology Malaysia UTM


Name in English Official Name in Malay Short Name Type Foundation Year
University Technology Malaysia  Universiti Teknologi Malaysia  UTM Public  1975


Location of University Technology Malaysia (UTM Location):

UTM has two campuses – the main campus is in Skudai (Johor Bahru), and was the first university in the state of Johor. It is about 20 km north of the state capital, Johor Bahru, and is close to the Sultan Ismail Airport, Senai. Note that, Johor Bahru in about 320 KM from Kuala Lumpur.

The branch campus is located in Kuala Lumpur Jalan Semarak,  The branch campus accommodates diploma students, part-time students (also known as the SPACE program), undergraduate students (Malaysia-Japan International Institute of Technology) and foreign students taking business courses.

Full Address of UTM Johor bahru: 81310, Sekolah Agama Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia

Full Address of UTM Kuala Lumpur: Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Jalan Sultan Yahya Petra, 54100 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia


Academic Requirement for admission in University Technology Malaysia (UTM)
Bachelor Programs

National Higher School Certificate (or an Advanced Level or the equivalent of 12 years of basic education) with the grade 80% and above. 


A Diploma from recognized Institutions with at least a CGPA of 3.00.

Note: Some programmes have required an applicant to undergo an interview session before being accepted.

Master Programs 
  • A Bachelor’s degree with minimum CGPA of 3 out of 4 or equivalent, in a related field. 
PhD programs
  • A Master’s degree with minimum CGPA of 3 out of 4 or equivalent, in a related field.


  • A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent with minimum CGPA 2.7 out of 4, in a related field, can be accepted.


English Language requirement for admission in University Technology Malaysia (UTM): All international students who are going to apply for UTM are required to have Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOFEL) or the test administered by the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) with the minimum required score below for different levels of study.

Types of Program Minimum TOEFL Score Minimum IELTS Score
Bachelor Programs
  • Paper Based: 500
  • Internet-Based: 59
5.5 Academic
Master Programs
  • Paper Based: 550
  • Internet-Based: 79-80
  • Computer Based: 213


6  Academic
PhD Programs


Students for Master and PhD programs who have the following also can be accepted in UTM:

Candidates from Indonesia, Brunei and other nations that use Malay as a medium of communication are exempted from the UTM English language requirements based on the following conditions:

  • The candidate intends to register for an MSc. or a PhD programme by research.
  • The candidate declares that the thesis/dissertation will be written in Malay and approved by the supervisor

Candidates for Faculty of Islamic Civilization programme can use Bahasa Arab/Arabic as to write their thesis based on the following conditions:

  • The candidate intends to register for an MSc or PhD programme of research
  • The candidate declares that the thesis/dissertation will be written in Arabic and approved by the supervisor

NOTE: If you do not have one of the above English requirements, you are not eligible to apply for UTM University (you can apply to other universities which provide English Course or apply for English language institutes to get your IELTS)


Intake dates for admission to University Technology Malaysia (UTM)
Intakes Last date to apply for this intake (Closing Date)
September 30 MAY
February 30 OCTOBER
NOTE: Application for Master and PhD by research-mode is open throughout the year and registration will be in February, May, September and November. 
Applications received after the closing date will be processed for the following intake (Next Intake).


Required documents: list of required documents for admission to UTM and all Malaysian Universities, including English language institutes are available at this link.

Accommodation at UTM University:

Programs and cost of study in UTM: The following tables show the programs and tuition fees for bachelor, master and PhD programs available in UTM.

 NOTE: Tuition fees in the following tables are for 1 year, including registration fees, application fees, student visa, Medical Insurance and EMGS fees.

Interested to apply? if you have any question about UTM and interesting to apply for this university refer to contact us page and send us your requests, our counsellors will reply you as soon as possible and help you to proceed for admission and student visa in UTM Malaysia.

Foundation Programs at UTM University
 Program   Duration  Fees (Ringgit)
 In year Per year
Foundation in Engineering 1 8,060
Foundation in Science/Computer Science 8,060 
Foundation in Management 8,060 


Bachelor Programs at UTM University
Program Duration Fees (Ringgit)
in Year Per Year
   Faculty of Built Environment
Bachelor of Science in Architecture 4 13,330 
Bachelor of Quantity Surveying 13,330  
Bachelor of Urban & Regional Planning 13,330  
Bachelor of Landscape Architecture 13,330  
Bachelor of Science in Construction 13,330  
   Faculty of Civil Engineering
Bachelor of Civil Engineering  13,330 
Faculty of Chemical & Energy Engineering
Bachelor of Engineering (Chemical- Bioprocess) 13,330 
Bachelor of Engineering (Chemical) 4 13,330  
Bachelor of Engineering (Petroleum) 13,330  
Bachelor of Engineering (Chemical- Gas) 13,330  
Bachelor of Engineering (Nuclear) 13,330  
  Faculty of Mechanical Engineering
Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical) 4  13,330 
Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical-Aeronautics) 4 13,330  
Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical-Automotive) 13,330  
Bachelor of Engineering (Naval Architecture and Offshore Engineering) 13,330  
Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical-Materials)4 4 13,330  
Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical-Manufacturing) 13,330  
Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical-Industrial) 13,330  
Faculty of Geoinformation & Real Estate
 Bachelor of Engineering (Geomatic) 13,330 
 Bachelor of Science (Geoinformatics) 13,080 
 Bachelor of Science (Property Management) 13,080 
 Bachelor of Science (Land Administration & Development) 13,080 
Faculty of Management
 Bachelor of Management (Technology) 4 12,700
 Bachelor of Management (Marketing) 12,700
 Bachelor of Science (Human Resource Development) 12,700
 Bachelor of Accounting 12,700
 Bachelor of Psychology with Human Resource Development 12,700
Faculty of Science
Bachelor of Science (Mathematics) 4 13,080
Bachelor of Science (Industrial Mathematics) 13,080 
Bachelor of Science (Chemistry) 13,080 
Bachelor of Science (Industrial Chemistry) 13,080 
Bachelor of Science (Physics) 13,080 
Bachelor of Science (Industrial Physics) 13,080 
 Faculty of Computing
 Bachelor of Computer Science (Computer Networks & Security) 4  13,080
 Bachelor of Computer Science (Software Engineering) 13,080 
 Bachelor of Computer Science (Graphics & Multimedia Software) 13,080 
Faculty of Bioscience & Medical Engineering 
 Bachelor of Engineering (BioMedical) 4 13,330 
 Bachelor of Science (Industrial Biology) 13,080
 Bachelor of Science (Biology) 13,080
Malaysia- Japan International Institute of Technology 
 Bachelor of Mechanical Precision Engineering 4 13,330  
 Bachelor of Electronic Systems Engineering 13,330  
 Bachelor of Chemical Process Engineering 13,330  



Master & PhD Programs in UTM University
Program Duration Fees (Ringgit)
in Year Per Year
Faculty of Biosciences and Medical Engineering
M.Eng Biomedical Engineering 2  
M.Sc  Bioscience **  
M.Sc Biotechnology  
Faculty of Electrical Engineering
M.Eng Electrical  2  
M.Eng Electrical – Power *  
M.Eng  Electrical – Computer & Microelectronics System *  
M.Eng  Electrical – Electronics & Telecommunication *  
M.Eng  Electrical – Mechatronics &Automatic Control *  
Faculty of Mechanical Engineering
Master of Engineering  Advanced Manufacturing Technology * 2  
Master of Engineering,  Marine Technology *  
Master of Engineering  Materials Engineering *  
Master of Engineering,  Mechanical *  
Master of Engineering, Industrial Engineering *  
Faculty of Chemical Engineering
M.Eng. in Chemical Engineering** 2  
M.Sc. in Bioprocess Engineering **  
M.Sc. in Polymer Technology **  
MEng Polymer  
M.Sc. in Process Plant Management *  
M.Sc. in Safety, Health and Environment * 12,066 
Master of Science Herbal Technology *  
M.Eng  Environmental  
Faculty of Civil Engineering
M.Eng  Civil * 2  
M.Eng Civil – Structure *  
M.Eng Civil – Geotechnics *  
M.Eng Civil – Hydraulics & Hydrology *  
M.Eng Civil – Transportation & Highway *  
M.Sc Construction Management *  
M.Eng Enviromental  
M.Eng Transportation  
M.Eng Structure & Materials  
M.Eng Hydrology & Water Resources  
Faculty of Computing
Master of Computer Science Information Security * 2  
Master of Science Computer Science *  
Master of Science IT Management **  
Master of Science Software Engineering **  
Master of Science IT Entrepreneurship **  
PHD 3 12,000
Faculty of Geoinformation and Real Estate
M.S.c. in Geomatic Engineering 2  
M.S.c. in Geoinformatics *  
M.S.c. in Remote Sensing *  
M.S.c. in Real Estate *  
M.S.c. in Asset and Facilities Management  
M.S.c. in Land Administration & Development *  
Faculty of Management
Master of Management Technology ** 2  
Master of Science Human Resource Development **  
Ph.D in Management 3 19,700
Faculty of Science
M.Sc  Physics ** 2  
M.Sc  Chemistry **  
M.Sc  Mathematics ** 2  
M.Sc  Forensic Science **  
M.Sc  Engineering Mathematics **  
PHD for all subjects **  
Faculty of Petroleum and Renewable Energy Engineering
Master of Science Petroleum Engineering * 2  
M. Sc. Gas Engineering and Management *  
Faculty of International Business – Kuala Lumpur & Johor
MBA * 2 10,400
MBA – Strategic Management * 10,400 
MBA- Techno Entrepreneurship * 10,400 
MBA – Healthcare Management * 10,400 
Executive Master of Business Administration * 10,400 
PHD in Management ** 3 12,600
DBA 3 19,700
Faculty of Engineering and Advanced Technology _ KUALALUMPUR CAMPUS ONLY
Executive Master in Occupational Safety and Health Management * 2 12,066
M.Sc Engineering Business Management *  
M.Sc Sustainable Urban Design *  9,000
M.Sc  Industrial Design  
Doctor of Philosophy  
Faculty of Advanced Informatics _ KUALALUMPUR CAMPUS ONLY
Master of Software Engineering * 2  
Master of Science Information Assurance *  
Master of Science Computer System Engineering *  
Doctor of Software Engineering  
Doctor of Philosophy  

Coursework Program *

Mixed Mode Programs (Course and research) **

Research Program: These programs are without STAR (*)


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