The University of Nottingham Malaysia

The University of Nottingham Malaysia(UNM) opened in September 2000 and became the first British university to set up a campus both outside of the UK and in Malaysia.

In September 2005, the Malaysia Campus moved to its own purpose-built site in Semenyih, 30km south of Kuala Lumpur. Designed to reflect University Park Campus in Nottingham, it is a self-contained, vibrant village situated on an attractive and landscaped 125-acre site.The campus has about 5,000 students and around 700 teaching and administrative staff from all 85 countries.

The University of Nottingham is placed 103 in the world (18 in the UK) out of more than 1,000 universities in the QS World University Rankings 2022. The Malaysia Campus offers courses from foundation, undergraduate, postgraduate taught to research degrees. All the courses are taught within 17 schools and departments across the faculties of Arts and Social Sciences and Science and Engineering.

The Malaysian Qualifications Agency has granted UNM self-accrediting status, one of only alimited number of universities to be granted such an accolade.

All the programmes are identical to those offered at The University of Nottingham in the UK and follow the same quality assurance processes, and students are awarded University of Nottingham degree certificates when they complete their course.

The University of Nottingham is proud of its international reputation for world changing research, a reputation which extends across all of its campuses. It was rated No. 8 for research power in the latest Research Excellence Framework. The research in Malaysia Campus has a particular focus on addressing the challenges facing Southeast Asia and countries in the Islamic world.

It has also been recognised as delivering a Gold standard in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF).The University provides excellent teaching, learning and research facilities-including a well-equipped delivery, library, dedicated study areas and computers, language, and science and engineering laboratories and online lesson alongside virtual labs. At the Malaysia campus, students have access to a wide range of recreational facilities such-as a purpose-built sports complex and a swimming pool to ensure that their physical well-beings catered to alongside their educational well-being.The University of Nottingham has been named as Sports University of the Year for 2021 inThe Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2021.The University of Nottingham is ranked in the world top 70 universities for employability by the QS Graduate Employability Rankings 2020.The graduates are highly sought after, about 90% employed or in further study six months after graduation*–one of the highest graduate employment rates in Malaysia.

There are opportunities for students to study abroad at the UK and China Campuses, as well as at their many partner universities across the globe, offering inter-campus, international exchange and summer school programmes.

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University of Nottingham, Trent Building

Courses Offered

  • MPharm (Hons) Pharmacy
  • Bachelor of Engineering (BEng)/Master of Engineering (MEng) Hons
  • BSc (Hons) Computer Science with Artificial Intelligence
  • BSc (Hons) Finance, Accounting and Management
  • BSc (Hons) Psychology and Cognitive Neuroscience

University Campus

  • Semenyih, Selangor

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