Branch Campuses in Malaysia

May 20, 2016
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Thinking of studying in the UK, Australia or China? Well, everyone would love to study abroad but not everyone can because of the high tuition fees and exorbitant living expenses. What if we told you that there’s a perfect solution for students who wants an overseas degree without havingto fork out an arm and a leg. 


The answer? Branch campuses! These extensions of campuses located in the UK, Australia and other have been sprouting up all over the country, enabling Malaysian students to reap it’s benefits. There are branch campuses from the UK, Australia and China to be specific, with many more in the works. On top of the fact that you would be obtaining an overseas degree at a much cheaper cost, most branch campuses allow star students to participate in their inter-campus transfer programmes for a semester, a year, and perhaps even longer. Exciting stuff isn’t it? So what are the branch campuses currently available to students?


Universities from Australia in Malaysia:

1. Monash University

Monash University Malaysia

The branch campus of Monash University in Malaysia offers the exact programs offered on the Australian campus with the same education quality.

Location : The campus is at the heart of Kuala Lumpur and surrounded by some of the largest metropolitan areas in Malaysia.

Are postgraduate studies offered? : Yes

(View the courses offered at Monash University, Malaysia Campus)


2. Curtin University

Curtin University, Sarawak Malaysia

This institution is one of the top ranked institutions in Australia and has a branch campus in Malaysia that is famous for engineering and business education.

Location : Located in East Malaysia in the state of Sarawak, in the outskirts of the city of Miri.

Are postgraduate studies offered? : Yes

(View the courses offered at Curtin University, Malaysia Campus)


3. Swinburne University of Technology

Swinburne University of Technology Sarawak Campus

As the name indicates, this highly acclaimed Australian institution is well known for their Science, Engineering, Technology,  and Business. The quality of their education is recognized worldwide and the university is engaged with the global world of Academia.

Location : Located in the State of Sarawak as well, at the heart of the city of Kuching.

Are postgraduate studies offered? : Yes

(View the courses offered at Swinburne University of Technology, Malaysia Campus)


Universities from the UK in Malaysia:

4. Newcastle University

Newcastle University

The university offers medical degrees in Malaysia in two parts. Studying the first 2 years in Malaysia is part one and move on to complete the remaining years of the medical degree program in the UK for the second part.

Location : Located in [email protected] in the state of Johor, an entire city dedicated for higher education.

Are postgraduate studies offered? : Yes

(View the courses offered at NuMED – Newcastle University Medicine Malaysia)


5. University of Nottingham

University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus

One of the UK top universities, the university of Nottingham offers over 40 undergraduate courses and a range of postgraduate programs in various fields.

Location : The university is located in Semenyih, in the outskirts of Kuala Lumpur surrounded by beautiful natural reserves, lakes and very close to one of the major metropolitan areas in Malaysia.

Are postgraduate studies offered? : Yes

(View all courses offered at the university of Nottingham)


6. University of Southampton


One of the leading universities in the field of engineering in the UK, this university has brought their expertise to Malaysia by offering a very niche experience and education skills.

Location : Located in [email protected] in Johor.

Are postgraduate studies offered? : Yes

(View all courses offered at the university of Southampton)


7. University of Reading

University of Reading Malaysia

A world renowned institution in the fields of finance, business, management and other fields. The university’s branch in Malaysia has attracted over 5000 students from all over the world.

Location : Located in [email protected] in Johor.

Are postgraduate studies offered? : Yes

(View all courses offered at the university of Reading)


8. Heriot-Watt University

heriot watt university malaysia

Ranked at 13th best institution in the UK and 2nd in Scotland, this institution offers courses in the fields of engineering, business and management among other fields.

Location : Located at the center of the beautiful city of Putrajaya, surrounded by an ample of facilities the best public transportation system in the country.

Are postgraduate studies offered? : Yes

(View all courses offered at HWU)


From China

9. Xiamen University


The first branch campus of a major Chinese university in Malaysia. Xiamen University is ranked among the top 20 institutions in China now offers their programs in Malaysia and welcomes international and local students.

Location : Located in Sepang, just 20 minutes away from Kuala Lumpur International Airport and it is just 1 km away from a major public transportation facility.

Are postgraduate studies offered? : Yes

(View all courses offered at the XMU)


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