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FMHS International Undergraduate Programme

 

FMHS International Undergraduate Programme

  • Bachelor of Science (Dietetics)
  • Bachelor of Science (Nutrition and Community Health)
  • Bachelor of Science (Environmental and Occupational Health)
  • Bachelor of Science (Biomedical Sciences)
  • Bachelor of Nursing

 

Academic Calendar

  • First Semester
  • September - January
  • Second Semester
  • February - June

 

To apply for Our Programmes :

Admission Requirement

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS FOR INTERNATIONAL CANDIDATES

EQUIVALENT QUALIFICATION WITH THE MALAYSIAN HIGH

SCHOOL CERTIFICATE (STPM) OR DIPLOMA RECOGNISED BY

THE MALAYSIAN GOVERNMENT

 

STPM/ Equivalent Qualification

 

1. A Malaysian Certificate of Education (SPM)

2. A credit in Bahasa Melayu/ Bahasa Malaysia at SPM/its equivalent

3. A pass in the STPM examination with at least

 

(i) C Grade (CGPA 2.00) in General Studies;

(ii) C Grade (CGPA 2.00) in two (2) other subjects.

 

4. A Malaysian University English Test (MUET) certificate.

AND

Has fulfilled special requirements for the program i.e. attaining the required grades in (sciences/arts) as specified for each UPM Bachelor program.

 

OR

Equivalent Qualification

 

1. A good pass in the Malaysian Certificate of Education (SPM);

2. A credit in Bahasa Melayu/ Bahasa Malaysia in SPM/its equivalent

3. A Diploma or its equivalent which is recognized by the Malaysian Government and

approved by the University Senate; and

4. A Malaysian University English Test (MUET) certificate.

AND

Has fulfilled special requirements for the program i.e. a Diploma in a relevant field or any

other qualification recognized by the UPM Senate

 

OR

Equivalent Qualification

 

1. A good pass in O –levels/its equivalent.

2. A pass in the A-levels with at least :- C Grade in three (3) subjects; and

3. A Band 3 in the Malaysian University English Test (MUET) or a TOEFL score of at least

550 or a score of 6 in the IELTS examination;

AND

Has fulfilled special requirements for the program i.e. attaining the required grades in

(sciences/arts) as specified for each UPM Bachelor program

 

OR

Equivalent Qualification

 

1. A pass in the Higher School Certificate (HSC)/its equivalent with at least :-

A C+ grade in three (3) subjects or 65% in three (3) subjects in the Final Level of

Secondary Education

2. A pass in the University Entrance Exam (for countries which seek such requirement for

admission into universities); and

3. A Band 3 in the Malaysian University English Test (MUET) or a TOEFL score of at least

550 or a score of 6 in the IELTS examination

AND

Has fulfilled special requirements for the program i.e. attaining the required grades in

(sciences/arts) as specified for each UPM Bachelor program

 

OR

Equivalent Qualification

 

1. A Diploma or its equivalent which is recognized by the Malaysian Government and the

University Senate with a CGPA of at least 3.00

2. A Band 3 in the Malaysian University English Test (MUET) or a TOEFL score of at least

550 or a score of 6 in the IELTS examination

AND

Has fulfilled special requirements for the program i.e. attaining the required grades in

(sciences/arts) as specified for each UPM Bachelor program



Fee Structure

Programme

Duration

Fee per semester

Total Fees

Bachelor of Science (Dietetic)

 

4

RM 8,125 / USD 2,740

RM 65,000 / USD 21,950

Bachelor of Science (Nutrition and Community Health)

 

4

RM 8,125 / USD 2,740

RM 65,000 / USD 21,950

Bachelor of Science (Environmental and Occupational Health)

4

RM 8,125 / USD 2,740

RM 65,000 / USD 21,950

Bachelor of Science (Biomedical Sciences)

4

RM 8,125 / USD 2,740

RM 65,000 / USD 21,950

Bachelor of Nursing

4

RM 10,000 / USD 3,380

RM 80,000 / USD 27,000

 

 

Other Fees


*NON-RECURRING FEE

(PAID ONLY ONCE)

RM

Registration Fee

RM 85.00

Student Welfare Funds

RM 10.00

Miscellaneous Fees

RM 5.00

Computer Fee

RM 100.00

Transportation Fee

RM 20.00

Alumni Fee

RM 100.00

Book Plan

RM 200.00

Orientation Fee

RM 200.00

TOTAL

RM 720.00 (USD 242)

 

*RECURRING FEE

(PAID EVERY SEMESTER)

RM

Insurance

RM 6.50

Health Insurance Scheme

RM 315.60

Laboratory Fee

RM 22.50

Health Fee

RM 20.00

Library Fee

RM 50.00

Meal Fee (M-card)

RM 425.00

Transport Fee

RM 75.00

Co-Curriculum Fee

RM 25.00

Collegiate Fee

RM 17.00

TOTAL

RM 956.60 (USD 322)

  • Fees are subject to change
  • Fees quoted in USD are based on an exchange rate of 2.9905 and are subject to change due to fluctuations of the exchange rate
Life at UPM

  • Cost of Living

The cost of living for international students studying at UPM is reasonably low compared to international standards, and can vary from USD 300 - 400 (not inclusive of accommodation) depending on individual needs. Necessary facilities and amenities are readily available within the campus and its vicinity to make the life of a student much easier.

 

  • Culture

Malaysian culture is an amalgamation of all the different ethnicities that are found within the country. At UPM, the cultural diversity is further enriched by the presence of close to 3500 international students who are enrolled in UPM.

 

  • Safety

Students’ safety is taken seriously at UPM. UPM’s security personnel patrol the campus frequently and are always at hand to offer assistance as and when necessary.

 

  • Entertainment & Shopping

UPM’s main campus is a 20-minute drive away from Kuala Lumpur, the capital city of Malaysia. Students can access the nation’s top entertainment, shopping and cultural centres via a rapid city rail service.

 

  • Currency

 

The monetary unit of the country is Ringgit Malaysia (RM). The exchange rate is valued at USD 1 = RM 2.9905 (subject to change). Foreign currencies can be exchanged at banks and money changers.

 

  • Part-time Employment

Students can work during vacations with the permission of the Malaysian Immigration Department.


 

Facilities

  • Accommodation

The on-campus accommodations provide great value-for-money and are situated in close proximity to campus facilities, transport and other important consumer services. There are two (2) types of accommodation within the UPM campus which are available for international students which include student apartments which comprise 2-bedroom and 1-bathroom flats, and residential colleges, which comprise twin sharing rooms with common facilities. International students are advised to reserve their accommodation before coming to Malaysia as apartments and rooms in residential colleges are limited. The cost of accommodation can vary from USD 100-300 a month.

 

  • Transportation

Students’ transportation inside and outside of campus is well taken care of via the UPM coach services. Each student is expected to pay approximately USD 20 per semester for unlimited rides. UPM’s Student Affairs Division has also allocated more than 20 university buses to cater to students’ academic and co-curricular activities outside the campus. UPM’s covered bus-stops are equipped with fans, lights and notice boards to maximize student comfort.

 

  • Food

There are many choices of cafeteria, restaurants and food stalls available within the campus and in the surrounding neighborhood. Food can be obtained at cafeterias in faculties, and many food outlets in the vicinity. Among well-known fast-food outlets available in the vicinity are McDonalds, Kentucky Fried Chicken to name a few.

 

  • Health & Welfare

All international students can access outpatient clinic services provided at the University Health Centre which is located within the campus. The health centre provides a comprehensive array of health services and is well-equipped with modern facilities and pharmaceutical amenities which enable the efficient provision of effective health and dental services to all registered students and staff. Among facilities and services available at the centre are medical, dental, x-ray, physiotherapy, ambulance service, dispensary, laboratory etc.

 

  • IT Facility

UPM’s IT infrastructure provides a range of facilities and services to assist students with their IT-related needs. Wireless hotspots and access to the Internet and other online resources including Library e-resources/e-journals and student portals are readily available throughout the university.

 

  • Sports & Recreation

UPM’s sports facilities are numerous and are aimed at encouraging and supporting its students in their sports initiatives. UPM’s commitment to sports can be seen by the dedicated block for athletes, built at the University’s Sixth College. UPM also has a swimming pool, a sports complex with a main stadium for track and field events, a multipurpose hall (for indoor games such as squash, netball, sepak takraw, volleyball, and basketball), a golf course, an equine park etc.

 

  • Amenities

Basic amenities available within the campus include post office, bank, book-shop, optical shop etc.


 

Support Services

International Support Services

International Centre

The International Centre of UPM supports the university’s mission to become a university of international repute. It is basically responsible for providing all the necessary support to international students who are studying at UPM. It also serves as a one-stop centre for information on the university’s international activities.

 

International student Association (UPMISA)

UPMISA is a student association for international students studying at UPM and is basically responsible for fostering a good relationship among all international students of UPM by organizing various interaction programmes and activities.

 

Knowing Malaysia

Malaysia is a bustling melting pot of races and religions where the Malays, Indians,Chinese and many other ethnic groups live together in peace and harmony. The multiculturalism that is unique to Malaysia has made Malaysia home to hundreds of colourful festivals. Malaysians love celebrating and socialising, and are very warm and friendly in nature. In Malaysia, a wonderful balance between modernisation and traditions can be clearly observed, even in bustling cities like Kuala Lumpur. The modern Malaysia’s famous towering skyscrapers are beautifully contrasted with traditional wooden houses built on stilts found in villages. Malaysia has a population of approximately 27 million. The country experiences tropical weather year-round. Temperatures are from 21ºC (70ºF) to 32ºC (90ºF). Malay Language (Bahasa Melayu) is the national language in use, but English is widely spoken. The ethnic groups also converse in their various languages and dialects.


 

Contact Us

For enquires, contact :

  • Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences
  • Universiti Putra Malaysia
  • 43400 Serdang, Selangor Darul Ehsan
  • Telephone : 603 8947 2300
  • Fax            : 603 8947 2585
  • http://www.medic.upm.edu.my

Updated:: 02/08/2013

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FACULTY OF MEDICINE AND HEALTH SCIENCES
Universiti Putra Malaysia
43400 UPM Serdang
Selangor Darul Ehsan
0389472606
0389472585
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