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The oldest university in Malaysia, University of Malaya (UM) offers postgraduate students a world class research university with a wide range of programmes that are constantly evolving to fulfill the needs of employers and students alike. Collaborations with the corporate sector, exchange programmes, top-notch lecturers and guest professors combine to create a rewarding graduate student experience. 40 per cent of UM’s existing postgraduate force is made up of foreign students, and the university has placed no limit on the number of international students who wish to become part of their postgraduate student experience. Programmes UM offers specialisations that may not be available in other universities in Malaysia, especially in the medical and education fields. The university has always upheld the highest standards in education, as witnessed by verification from the Malaysian Qualifications Agency for all of its courses on offer. New fundamentals in research that have been put into place has strengthened UM’s position in local and foreign publications and citations, raising the quality steadily each year since 2010. Awards/Rankings University researchers have a winning streak at research exhibitions, namely the Seoul International Exhibition Fair, the Malaysian Technology Expo and the International Invention, Innovation and Technology Expo Exhibition 2010. Ranked among the top 200 universities in the world by the THES - QS World University Rankings, UM is also listed in a ranking system by the Ministry of Higher Education that places it firmly in the position of the top university in the country.
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Dec 04, 2017• Afterschool.my
Hot off the heels of breaking into the Top 10 Universities Worldwide for the field of engineering in the U.S. News 2018 Global Rankings, Universiti Malaya (UM) has now reopened the direct intake to their International Degree Programmes. And before an...
Mar 25, 2017• Afterschool.my
SPM/STPM leavers who dream to become dentists and dental surgeons are certainly wondering which university/institutions offer quality education. This feature lists the institutions of higher education that are recognized by Malaysian Dental Council (...
Mar 24, 2016• Afterschool.my
The government through Ministry of Higher Education (MOHE) placed a high benchmark for public universities to produce excellent students.Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi said that the government wants the nation's educationl...
Jan 13, 2016• Afterschool.my
A five-year collaboration was signed between University of Malaya (UM) and Harvard University in the search for more effective treatment of lung diseases through nanomedicine.This joint research is led by Joseph Brain, professor of environmental phys...
Dec 13, 2015• Afterschool.my
Universiti Malaya (UM) invites qualified Malaysians to apply for its Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) programme via the BMAT (UMalaya) for September 2016 intake. Promotional still from Grey's AnatomyApplication Date for BMAT: 15t...
Nov 25, 2015• Afterschool.my
University of Malaya (UM) recently signed an agreement with Qatar University (QU) for collaboration in education and research.The five-year agreement signed last Friday includes joint academic and research projects, sharing of academic publications a...
Sep 23, 2015• Afterschool.my
With perseverance and patience, there's always a way to enroll!Second intakeApply for appeal!Appeals are submitted online via http://upu.mohe.gov.my and are opened from 11 August 2015 until 21 August 2015. Results for the second intake were annou...
Sep 21, 2015• Afterschool.my
Higher Education Minister shares his aspirations for a holistic education system for all communities in Malaysia.Datuk Seri Idris Jusoh, Malaysia's Higher Education Minister wrote yesterday in local newspaper, The Star, that the Malaysia Educatio...
Sep 15, 2015• Afterschool.my
NUS and NTU secured first and second spots among Asian universities in the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings for 2015 to 2016.National University of Singapore (NUS) ranked 12 while Nanyang Technological university (NTU) ranked 13.In...
The International Medical University possesses more than 22 years of experience in the health care education and has a highly qualified lectuers that impart quality education through their extensive experience in the relevant field.
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UM provides many opportunities for students to develop their talents. 'It was a very good decision because UM provides a very good academic environment for students to practice their skills and conduct research.
This year’s QS World University Rankings (WUR) by Subject 2020 saw the University of Malaya (UM) maintaining its performance amongst the world’s leading universities by having three (3) of its academic disciplines ranked within the Top 50 in the world. These include Library and Information Science (38th in rank), Electrical & Electronic Engineering (46th), and Development Studies (49th). In addition, the following three (3) academic disciplines rose to be within the Top 100: Architecture/Built Environment, Modern Languages and Accounting & Finance. Of the 34 ranked academic disciplines, UM has maintained 50 percent (50%) of its subjects within the world Top 100 this year.
In Malaysia, UM is ranked first (1st) in all the five (5) broad subject areas of the QS-WUR by Subject. Globally, UM was ranked within the Top 100 in two (2) of the five broad subject areas, i.e. Engineering & Technology (ranked 55th) and Social Sciences & Management (74th). Arts & Humanities is ranked 105th, down six places from 2019. While this achievement fell short of the three (3) Top 100 areas last year, Life Sciences & Medicine registered an improvement to 174th (from 182nd in 2019).
Universiti Malaya is offering an exclusive scholarship to high performing and outstanding students, both local and international, to pursue full-time PhD by research at Universiti Malaya. Full (monthly stipend + Tuition fees) and Partial (Tuition fees only) scholarships are available.
The application process at Universiti Malaysia is thoroughly systemized with two intake sessions: September and February.
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