SPM guide

Download our SPM 2018 Revision Guide for FREE

Compiled by teachers with 20+ years of teaching experience.

×
University banner
icon
Quick Facts

SETARA RATING : Tier 6

Type : Public University

Estimated Fees (entire courses)

  • Pre University : NA
  • Degree : NA
  • Master : NA
  • PhD : NA
  • Diploma : NA

Why Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM)?

icon

Good Ranking in QS World University Rankings

UKM is ranked in the top 1% of the QS World University Rankings.

icon

Public University with an International Touch

UKM is one of the oldest public universities in Malaysia and offers degree programmes with an international touch. It partners with universities across the world to offer Summer Mobility Programmes.

icon

Diverse Range of Programmes

Since its incepton, UKM has grown from three faculties to its current 13 faculties and 12 research institutes with approximately 172,000 alumni worldwide. The programmes offered range from health science and medicine to social sciences and education.

Would you like to apply to Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM)?

Why study at Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM)

Before Applying to UKM

Why Study at UKM
  • UKM has achieved 5 Stars (Rated for Excellence) in the QS World University Rankings and is ranked in the top 1%. UKM is also ranked 12th worldwide in the QS Top 50 Under 50.
  • UKM offers a wide range of subjects at undergraduate and postgraduate level, from medicine, pharmacy and health sciences to social sciences, economics and education.
  • UKM is one of the oldest public universities in Malaysia and was awarded Research University status by the Malaysian Government in 2007. Since its inception, UKM has seen growth in its number of faculties and research institutes.
  • To ensure international recognition, UKM collaborates with partner universities from Southeast Asia, Europe and the United States to offer Summer Mobility Programmes.
Internal Scholarships

The university does not currently offer any scholarship to students.

What You Should Know About UKM

Student Accommodation

UKM provides accommodation for all students. If students wish to stay outside of campus, UKM offers accommodation near Taman Tenaga, Kajang. The university is also surrounded by apartments and other accommodation options that students may consider.

Transportation

Free shuttle bus service is available for students to commute within the campus. The UKM KTM station is located right next to the main campus and provides easy access to Kuala Lumpur. You may reach the university by using the KTM service. UKM is located 30 minutes away from the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA). Students may apply for the UKM vehicle stickers only in their second year. First-year students are encouraged to use public transportation provided within or near the university. UKM’s main campus is located about 30km from the centre of KL and is easily accessible via the PLUS highway. Via the highway, exit at the Bangi/UKM toll gate (Exit 212). At the first roundabout, go straight. Turn right at the second roundabout and look out for signs to UKM.

Student Parking

There are lots of parking spaces available for university staff as well as students.

Things to Do Around the Campus

There are a few malls located near UKM, such as Bangi Gateway, IOI City Mall, KiP Mall, Bangi Sentral and Alamanda Putrajaya. They are all located within 30 minutes' drive from campus. Student discounts are also available for food purchase at Pusanika UKM, a one-stop student centre located within the campus.

Security

There is 24/7 security throughout the campus. Security officers are on duty day and night.

Education at UKM

Most Popular Courses

Architecture/built environment, English and literature, linguistics, theology, divinity and religious studies, chemical engineering, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, education, social policy and administration.

Applying to UKM with SPM Trial Results

Students may only apply to UKM once the official SPM results are out.

Affiliated Organisations & Job Opportunities

UKM has collaborated with many governmental and non-governmental organisations over the years. UKM’s bachelor’s degree programmes are also globally recognised. According to the latest statistics compiled by the QS World University Rankings, UKM is ranked at 301 in the Graduate Employability Rankings. Although UKM does not guarantee job placements upon graduation, students can apply to organisations recognised and certified by the Malaysian government that focus on or are related to their area of study.

Graduation Details

Graduation ceremonies are held once a year, typically in October or November. Graduates must ensure that there are no pending fees before the graduation ceremony.

Overview

Institute type Public University
Intake Jun,Sep
Campus Location Kuala Selangor
Total Courses 85 Course Offered
View Less View More

Would you like to shortlist this institution?

Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM) Accommodation & Facilities

Hostel / Accommodation

Library

Cafeteria

Fitness Centre / GYM

Transportation (BUS)

WiFi Connectivity

Student lounge

counselling

clinic

Learning

Recreational

Would you like to check your chances of admission for this college?

Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM) News

View All News
Check Your UKM's UPU Rayuan Results for Lepasan STPM/Setaraf Now
Check Your UKM's UPU Rayuan Results for Lepasan STPM/Setaraf Now

Aug 23, 2017 Afterschool.my

Image via UKM's TwitterUKM recently made an announcement via their official Twitter account that students can check their application results for UPU Phase 1 today, August 23, 2017 at 12 p.m.Click here to check your application results.For more infor...   

Commonly Asked Questions regarding UKM's New International Bachelor Degree Programme Answered
Commonly Asked Questions regarding UKM's New International Bachelor Degree Programme Answered

Aug 10, 2017 Afterschool.my

Is it for local or international students?It is for BOTH local and international students.Is it true that I do not have to apply via UPU?Yes, you do not need to apply via UPU. Apply directly to UKM by following our how to apply guide found here. ...   

How to Apply for UKM's International Bachelor Degree Programme & Minimum Requirements
How to Apply for UKM's International Bachelor Degree Programme & Minimum Requirements

Aug 10, 2017 Afterschool.my

Yesterday, we revealed Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia's newest addition to their academic artillery, their International Bachelor Degree Programme tailored to local and international students alike who still yearn to study at a Public University. Whi...   

Apply to UKM Directly Without Using UPU : A Second Chance At Attending A Public University
Apply to UKM Directly Without Using UPU : A Second Chance At Attending A Public University

Aug 09, 2017 Afterschool.my

Rejection always leaves a bitter taste in the mouth, and many a student may feel their stomachs churn digesting negative results from UPU that came out on July 31. Sadly, not even their stomach acids could hope to nullify the feeling of numbness, a s...   

Want more news on institutions?

Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM) Address

Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM)
Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, 
43600 Bangi
Selangor
Malaysia


[email protected]
Malaysia: +603 8921 5555

Please fill in the details below to contact Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM)

Receive a free consultation with our counsellors!

logo
Our experienced counsellors will guide you in choosing a suitable course at the study level you wish to pursue. Fill in your details below for a free consultation.
Talk to us

Are you enrolled at this institution?

question

Have Questions About
Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM)?

View All 85 Courses

Want to know more about Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM)?

Other colleges you might be interested in