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     Why Nottingham?
                                                                                                        Worldwide                                                                           About

                                                                                                        study abroad
                                                                                                                                               Star                                         5,500
                                                                                                                                          rating in                                         students from

    Welcome to the
                                                                                                        Wealth of opportunities at our
                                                                                                        campuses in UK, China and         SETARA                                            85 countries
                                                                                                        partner universities across the                                                     study at Malaysia

    world of Nottingham
                                                                                                                                          under the mature
                                                                                                                                          university categories

    Access to a world-class                                         Top                                                                   Over
    UK education
    Our programmes are Honour degree programmes and taught
    in English. All students graduate with the same degree and
                                                                                                        of the year                       300,000
    the same certificate, irrespective of which campus they study
    at. Our degrees are accredited by international professional    worldwide
                                                                                                        The Times and The Sunday Times
                                                                                                        Good University Guide 2021        alumni from across
    bodies such as:
      Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)
                                                                    QS World University Rankings 2021                                     the globe
                                                                                                                                          Alumni from our UK, China and Malaysia campuses
      Association for Nutrition (AfN) UK
      British Computer Society (BCS)
      British Psychological Society (BPS)
      Certified Practising Accountant (CPA) Australia
      Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA)
      Engineering Council, UK (ECUK)
                                                                                                        Nobel prize-                      Renowned for our commitment
      European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD)
      Quality Improvement System (EQUIS)                                                                winning                           to teaching and learning, we are in the
                                                                                                                                          top 100 of universities internationally.*
      General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC), UK
                                                                                                        academics                         Recognised globally for teaching
      Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales
                                                                                                        University of Nottingham
                                                                                                        academics have won Nobel          excellence, acclaimed for our life-
                                                                                                        Prizes twice since 2003
                                                                                                                                          changing research and home to
                                                                                                                                          students from all over the world,
                                                                                                                                          University of Nottingham is an inspiring
                                                                                                                                          place to study and work.

                                                                                                                                          In 2000 we became the first British university to set up a campus
                                                                                                                                          both outside of the UK and in Malaysia, earning University of
                                                                                                                                          Nottingham the Queen’s Award for Enterprise 2001 and the Queen’s
                                                                                                                                          Award for Industry (International Trade) 2006.
                                                                                                                                          Since opening, Nottingham Malaysia has welcomed students from
                                                                                                        international                     across the globe and gained a reputation for world-class research and
                                                                                                        campuses                          teaching in arts, engineering, science and social science.

                                                                                                        in China
                                                                                                                                          * QS World University Rankings 2021

                                                                                                        and the UK
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It starts here   Contents
    Where it goes    Teaching and learning 
                                                           Research opportunities 

    is up to you
                     Our campus                      11   Chemical and Environmental Engineering   39
                     Student life                    13   Civil Engineering                        42
                     Sporting opportunities          15   Electrical and Electronic Engineering   44
                     Careers                         17    Mechanical, Materials and 
                     Our alumni                      19    Manufacturing Engineering                46
                     Services for students           21
                     Graduate school                  23
                     Accommodation                   25
                     International student support   27   Science                                  49
                     International campuses          29   Biomedical Sciences                     50
                     Funding your studies            31   Biosciences                             53
                     See for yourself                33   Computer Science                        56
                                                           Environmental and Geographical Sciences 59
                                                           Pharmacy	                               62
                                                           Psychology	                             64
                                                           Pharmacy                                118
                                                           How to apply                             67
                                                           Where to find us                         69
                                                           Index                                     71
                                                           Get social                                73

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Teaching and learning

    Teaching excellence
    Students are the heart of the University and learn in an academically-stimulating                                       Envisioning the global
    environment. Students are especially nurtured with regards to personal                                                  workplace
    development, which includes current entrepreneurial and leadership skills. These                                        As an international university we
    commitments and their achievement are recognised by the Teaching Excellence                                             pride ourselves on generating
                                                                                                                            graduates with global attributes
    Framework (TEF) Gold rating for outstanding teaching achieved in 2017 and Rating                                        for the global workplace. Our
    System for Malaysian Higher Education Institutions (SETARA) 2018/2019 5-star                                            student- centred style of learning
    ‘Excellent’ for mature university category.                                                                             will equip you with the skills and
                                                                                                                            analytical abilities necessary to
                                                                                                                            thrive in business and industry.
    The SETARA rating is further evidence of our strong commitment to the growth of                                         Teaching and learning opportunities
                                                                                                                            at Nottingham Malaysia are directly
    the higher education sector in Malaysia, in providing access to students to earn an                                     informed by cutting-edge research
    international degree with mobility opportunities across campuses in the UK and                                          and technology.
    China. In addition, being part of two quality assurance jurisdictions (QAA*, UK and                                     Programme activities are enriched
    MQA**) further strengthens our quality standing, as we are independently evaluated                                      by guest lectures from visiting
                                                                                                                            scholars, research seminars,
    by these agencies. The University is consistently among the highest ranking                                             workshops and student conferences.
    performers in independent teaching assessments.                                                                         Classes are led by tutors who are
                                                                                                                            actively involved in extending the
                                                                                                                            boundaries of our knowledge, and
    An internationally                     respective discipline, they are        structured framework for study.
                                                                                                                            who seek to promote a community of
                                           required to obtain Post Graduate       They are based upon a programme
    recognised UK degree                   Certificate in Higher Education        of strategic and innovative delivery
                                                                                                                            learning in which undergraduate and
    All degrees offered by University of                                                                                    postgraduate teaching feeds directly
                                           (PGCHE). Apart from teaching,          and assessment mechanisms and
    Nottingham Malaysia are University                                                                                      into a collective and collaborative
                                           academic staff members are             also traditional ones such as lectures,
    of Nottingham degrees and are                                                                                           intellectual endeavour. The relatively
                                           required to be active in research      seminars and tutorials. Students
    subject to the same quality assurance and publication and be involved                                                   small size of our student body with
                                                                                  will normally complete compulsory
    processes as those offered in the                                                                                       an average staff student ratio of 1:14,
                                           in community and international         core modules and will have the
    UK. You will graduate with a degree engagement.                                                                         allows for a more intimate teaching
                                                                                  opportunity to select from a number
    from University of Nottingham,                                                                                          and learning experience, with
                                                                                  of optional modules.
                                                                                                                            academics readily approachable to
    irrespective of the campus at which    Quality programmes                                                               provide further one-on-one support
    you complete your programme, be it                                            These programmes aim to equip
    in the UK, China or Malaysia. You will We offer a comprehensive and           you with a curiosity-driven and deep
                                                                                                                            where needed.
    receive a UK-style education and all   varied range of programmes,
                                                                                  understanding of your subject, as         In addition, our personal tutorial
    our degree programmes, coursework catering to students at all levels,         well as a critical approach and skills    system gives you access to
    materials, and assessments are in      through foundation, undergraduate
                                           and postgraduate to PhD. Our           relevant to your future career.           academic staff to assist you in any
    English.                                                                      Our teaching is informed by the           non-academic issues that you may
                                           programmes span a range of
                                           disciplines and subjects across arts   very latest research findings and         face during your time at University.
    Academic excellence                    and social sciences, engineering and   our programmes constantly evolve
    All academic staff at the University   science. Our degrees are accredited    to incorporate new research           
                                                                                  developments, with many delivered                 teachingandlearning
    of Nottingham Malaysia are             by both the Malaysian and UK
    selected based on their excellence     quality assurance agencies and by      by research scholars, passionate          * The Quality Assurance Agency (QAA)
    in teaching and research. Diversity    relevant national and international    about their subjects. We also             for Higher Education’s independent
    is our strength. Our highly qualified  professional bodies such as the        regularly consult with businesses and     review of teaching quality in the UK.
    academic staff members are from the Association of MBAs, EQUIS, the UK        employers to ensure our programmes        ** The Malaysian Qualifications Agency
    UK, Malaysia and various countries     Engineering Council, the General       are structured with the opportunity       (MQA) for quality assurance practices
    recruited based on open international Pharmaceutical Council (UK), Board      to develop key transferable skills for    and accreditation of national higher
    competition.                           of Engineers Malaysia (BEM) and        employment.                               education in Malaysia.
                                           Pharmacy Board Malaysia (PBM).

                                           Our undergraduate and postgraduate
                                           taught programmes provide a
    Besides their qualification in their
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    research                                                                                                              Future food Malaysia

                                                                                                                          In the face of climate change we must develop
                                                                                                                          new, resilient crops.
     	Over 400 papers were published by                    Support                                                       Yields must also increase to feed the additional two
        academics in 2018*                                  We provide extensive support for our academic staff           billion people expected by 2050.
     	We currently have a portfolio of more              through initiatives such as the Early Career Researcher
                                                            programme, and workshops organised by the newly               Better access to healthier, safer, more nutritious
        than RM43 million for both internally               formed Research and Knowledge Exchange hub.                   food is needed in all countries due the growing
        and externally funded research-related                                                                            prevalence of pollutants, nutrient deficiencies and
                                                            We run regular competitions with opportunities for internal   over-processed foods.
        activities.                                         funding for various research-related activities.              Our research identifies sustainable local solutions
       5* rating from the Malaysian Research                                                                              in Asia to the global challenge of feeding a growing
       Assessment Instrument (MyRA)                         Research                                                      population in a changing world. We have more
                                                            Here at Nottingham we deliver research that transforms        than 150 active research projects spanning schools
    * As submitted to MyRA 2018                             lives and shapes the future, with a particular focus on       and departments in both faculties.
                                                            addressing the challenges facing South East Asia and
    Accolades                                               beyond.
    Recent awards for our academic staff include:
                                                            We currently support more than 300 postgraduates and
    Appointment as Academy of Science Malaysia
                                                            280 research-active staff working on a large portfolio
    Fellow (FASc) 2019; Winner of the L'Oréal-UNESCO
                                                            of interdisciplinary projects funded by government
    International Rising Talents award 2018; Winner of
                                                            agencies, non-governmental organisations and
    the L'Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science National
    Fellowship 2019;
                                                            Many of our research projects have international
    Two shortlisted nominees for the Science, Technology
    and Digital category Women of the Future awards South
    East Asia 2020.

                                                                                                                                                                                 Developing sustainable societies

                                                                                                                                                                                 The world is changing in the face of population
                                                                                                                                                                                 growth, climate change and diminishing natural
                                                                                                                                                                                 resources we must deepen our understanding
                                                                                                                                                                                 of changing environments and pioneer new
                                                                                                                                                                                 ways to save our precious planet.
                                                                                                                                                                                 Our research seeks solutions towards
                                                                                                                                                                                 preserving our environment for a more
                                                                                                                                                                                 sustainable future. We have more than 100
                                                                                                                                                                                 active research projects spanning schools and
                                                                                                                                                                                 departments in both faculties.
                                                                                                                                                                                 In addition to these major interdisciplinary
                                                                                                                                                                                 research themes, we have established research
                                                                                                                                                                                 groups and institutes on: digital frontiers,
                                                                                                                                                                                 nanotechnology and advanced materials, green
                                                                                                                                                                                 technologies, smart manufacturing, aerospace
                                                                                                                                                                                 technology, and Inclusion and diversity in the
    To see more of what’s on offer, visit
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Our campus

       Our        Combining beautiful
                  gardens, striking
                                              A strong sense of
                                                                                      Transport is available from the
                                                                                      campus to the nearest bus and rail
                                                                                      stations, providing easy access to KL
                                                                                                                              Prayer rooms are available 24-hours
                                                                                                                              a day for Muslim students, with a
                                                                                                                              free bus service provided to the

                                                                                      and the surrounding region. Kuala       mosque in Semenyih for Friday
                  architecture and            University of Nottingham Malaysia is
                                                                                      Lumpur International Airport is just    prayers. Buddhist, Christian and
                                              characterised by its strong sense of
                  state-of-the-art learning   community, created by approachable
                                                                                      a 30-minute drive away, making it
                                                                                      an ideal base from which to explore
                                                                                                                              Hindu places of worship can be
                                                                                                                              found in Semenyih and university
                  and research facilities,    staff, a welcoming student body,
                                              excellent support services and a
                                                                                      locally and further afield.             facilities are also available to support
                                                                                                                              and host these activities.
                  our University is an        wide range of activities to help you
                                                                                      Amenities for
                                              meet new people and feel at home.
                  inspirational place to                                              your convenience                        Eat, drink
                  live, work and study.       A truly Malaysian                       Our self-sufficient campus provides     and socialise
                                              setting                                 students and staff with a range of      The campus has an indoor and
                                                                                      amenities. Facilities include:          outdoor food court based in the
                                              We are based on a self-contained
                                                                                                                              Students’ Association Building,
                                              site near Semenyih in the state           24-hour computer access
                                                                                                                              which has recently been extended
                                              of Selangor, 30 kilometres from           convenience stores                    and renovated, providing a wide
                                              Malaysia’s capital city, Kuala Lumpur
                                                                                        vending machines                      choice of food for all tastes. The
                                              (KL). The beautiful setting and
                                                                                        ATMs                                  University has also invested money in
                                              state-of-the-art teaching, learning,
                                                                                        an extensive library                  creating social and learning hubs for
                                              research and leisure facilities
                                                                                                                              students in the Students’ Association
                                              combine to make an inspirational          a sports complex                      Building and around campus. These
                                              environment for studying and              an Islamic Centre                     are perfect places to relax and catch
                                              student life.
                                                                                        a health centre                       up with friends.
                                                                                        a creche

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Student life
                                                                                                 Networks bring together students       Sustainability Network also focuses            	Sports Network – Sports Officer
                                                                                                 either to discuss issues of            on activities that are charitable and          	Sustainability Network –
                                                                                                 importance or to work together to      promote equal opportunity as well                 Sustainability Officer
                                                         Students’ Association                   organise events, campaigns or other    as social justice.                             	Welfare Network –
                                                         of UNM                                  forms of value-adding activities to
                                                                                                 our student community.                 The networks under the various
                                                         As a student at the University, you                                            executive officers are:                    Home Students' Officer and
                                                         are automatically a member of the       Each network is chaired by an SA                                                  International Students Officer who
                                                                                                                                           Education Network –
                                                         Students’ Association (SA), which       Executive Officer. Networks are also                                              deal with:
                                                                                                                                               Education Officer
                                                         focuses on student experience and       channels to collectively bring up                                                    – Accommodation
                                                                                                                                             International Students’ Bureau
                                                         also acts as the bridge between         welfare concerns to the University                                                   – Food
                                                                                                                                                 (ISB) – International Students'
                                                         the student community and               management while recommending                                                        – Health
                                                         University management.                  ways to improve and resolve such                                                     – Security
                                                                                                 matters.                                        Marketing and Communications
                                                                                                                                                                                      – Transport
                                                         The SA encourages you to get to                                                         Network – Vice President
                                                         know your peers and get involved        Whilst playing a part in creating               Postgraduate Students' Network
                                                         with the wide range of events           a green environment, the                        (PGSN) – Postgraduate Officer
                                                         and activities organised by the
                                                         SA Executives and its clubs and
                                                         societies, beginning with Freshers’
                                                         Week for new students.                                                                                                         Student Council
                                                         The SA receives an annual grant                                                                                                The Student Council serves as
                                                         from the University in order                                                                                                   a key component of our student
                                                         to offer activities and improve                                                                                                community it is the highest
                                                         equipment and facilities for                                                                                                   governing and policy setting body
                                                         students. We also have the                                                                                                     of the Students’ Association (SA).
                                                         authority to raise additional funds                                                                                            Council consists of over 40 student
                                                         from profits made, by running                                                                                                  representatives who serve in the
                                                         activities and via business ventures                                                                                           interest of all students. Councillors
                                                         run by students, such as its very                                                                                              serve at various levels across our
                                                         own merchandise shop Nott A                                                                                                    vibrant student community under
                                                         Shop.                                                                                                                          the positions of: Student Council
                                                                                                                                                                                        Steering Committee, SA Executive
                                                         You may choose to take the

     Student life
                                                                                                                                                                                        Officers, faculty and school
                                                         leadership challenge as an elected                                                                                             representatives, postgraduate
                                                         student officer in the SA Executive                                                                                            representatives, clubs and societies
                                                         Committee, the Student Council                                                                                                 representatives, hall tutors and five
                                                         Steering Committee, clubs and                                                                                                  random voting members from the
                                                         societies executive positions, or                                                                                              student body. Council’s roles include
                                                         use your talents to organise or                                                                                                the consideration of business
     Our vibrant campus is welcoming and                 participate in events and activities.
                                                         Whatever you decide to do, there
                                                                                                                                                                                        affecting the student community,
                                                                                                                                                                                        initiation and framing of SA by laws
     has many events and activities on offer.            are ample opportunities available
                                                         to help develop your skills while
                                                                                                                                                                                        and the regulation of SA policy

     The Students’ Association provides many             enhancing your CV.
     opportunities to enhance university life,                                                                                                 Students’ Association Executive Committee
                                                                                                 Clubs and Societies
     and our facilities enable you to socialise                                                  The SA has about 80 clubs and                 The SA is run by an Executive               Positions held by the Executive
     and participate in activities.                     Freshers’ Week                           societies covering a wide spectrum
                                                                                                 of interests:
                                                                                                                                               Committee (EXCO) of nine elected
                                                                                                                                               full-time student volunteers holding
                                                                                                                                                                                           Committee include:
                                                                                                                                                                                            	Activities Officer
                                                        The SA aims to provide all                                                             various portfolios to serve the
                                                                                                   Academic                                                                                          Education Officer
                                                        new students with a fun-filled                                                         student community. The EXCO aims
                                                                                                   Creative arts                               to improve the experience of student            Home Students' Officer
                                                        Freshers’ Week experience.
     Find out more about the Students’ Association at   During Freshers’ Week you can              Cultural                                    life by providing representation,                International Students' Officer
                                                        enjoy various events designed              Religious                                   development opportunities and                         Postgraduate Students' Officer
                              to welcome you to the                                                                  quality services for all our students.                President
                                                                                                   Special interests
                                                        University, make new friends                                                           No matter what is your level of                       Sports Officer
          sauonm                                        and experience the diversity.              Sports                                      study, your student experience will               Sustainability Officer
                                                        Past activities have included            It is highly recommended that you             be taken care of by your elected
          saunmalaysia                                                                                                                                                                             Vice President
                                                        ice-breaking sessions, karaoke,          become a member of one or more                peers from the time you step into the
                                                        campus-wide treasure hunts,              of our clubs and societies to build           University until the day you graduate.
                                                        cabaret, bowling, BBQ nights,            up your CV and for your own self-             To see more of what is happening at
                                                        music jamming sessions and               development.                                  our University, visit
                                                        much more.
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Sporting opportunities

                                                                                     Sports facilities

                                                                                     University of Nottingham Malaysia boasts an
                                                                                     impressive range of sports facilities which are free

                                                                                     to all students and staff.
                                                                                     Indoor facilities include courts for badminton,
                                                                                     basketball, futsal, netball, squash, and volleyball;
                                                                                     a fully-equipped gymnasium; and a multi-purpose
                                                                                     room for martial arts or table tennis.
                                                                                     Outdoor facilities include a five-a-side football
                                                                                     and hockey pitch; a jogging track; a multipurpose
                                                                                     field with football, rugby and cricket pitches; a
                                                                                     mini archery range; a multipurpose outdoor court
                                                                                     suitable for basketball, futsal, and volleyball; and
                                                                                     two tennis courts.
     As well as an excellent academic                                                We also have a 25m outdoor swimming pool with
     reputation, Nottingham is well known                                            mixed gender, male and female only sessions.

     for its sporting success and was the winner
     of The Times and The Sunday Times Good
     University Guide Sports University of the
     Year 2019.

                                                                                                                                                                 Sports Clubs
                                                                                                                                                                 The Students’ Association
                                                                                                                                                                 (page 13) supports many sport
                                                                                                                                                                 clubs that you can join during
                                                                                                                                                                 your time with us. This include
                                                                                                                                                                 clubs for archery, badminton,
                                                                                                                                                                 cheerleading, chess, cricket,
                                                                                                                                                                 dodgeball, fitness, football,
                                                                                                                                                                 frisbee, hockey, martial arts,
                                                                                                                                                                 netball, paintball, rock climbing,
                                                                                                                                                                 rugby, squash, swimming, table
                                                                                                                                                                 tennis and volleyball.

                                                   Whether you’re passionate         Tri Campus Games
                                                   about competing or just fancy
                                                   something new, we’ve got it
                                                                                     Unique within higher education, our Tri Campus Games see students
                                                   Find out about getting involved   from each of our Nottingham campuses – Malaysia, the UK and China –
                                                   in sport at Nottingham:           competing against each other in several sports. The Games involve nearly
                                                                                     200 students from more than 20 nationalities and are held on a different
                                                  international campus each year.
                                                                                     Get involved in the games through one of the Students’ Association sports
                                                                                     clubs or come along and show your fellow students your support!
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     Kick start
     your career
     Our experts at Careers Advisory
     Service offer ongoing support for
     planning your career throughout
     your time at university and beyond.

     The Careers Advisory Service (CAS) can play an
     important role in your career development. Our
     services will provide you with essential resources
     and guidance for your career choices and offer
     many opportunities for you to develop the skills
     needed to plan and manage your future. CAS will
     help you develop your career by:

       arranging company
      	                                      organising events such as career
        presentations, field trips,            fairs and career talks to provide
        networking events and                  invaluable opportunities to meet
        roadshows                              potential employers
       creating awareness of the
      	                                      preparing you for the working
        importance of career information,      world by providing advice on
        resources, skills development and      matters such as CV, cover letter
        career guidance to fully prepare       writing, interview and job hunting
        you for the workplace                  skills
       liaising and maintaining close
      	                                      providing access to dedicated
        links with potential employers         online and printed careers
        to obtain information on career        information on relevant    
        opportunities, internship and          occupations, employers and
        training programmes and                further study through the Careers
                                                                                    UNM Careers
        competitions                           Resource Centre
       maintaining good relationships
      	                                      providing you with the necessary
                                             	                                     UNM Careers
        and excellent collaborations           knowledge to manage your
        with potential employers for the       career expectations and enhance
        benefit of students, employers         your employability
        and the University                                                

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Our alumni
                                                          As a graduate of the University of Nottingham, you will join
                                                          our global community of over 300,000 alumni which includes

     Our global
                                                          pioneering scientists, international policymakers, leaders of
                                                          national charities, CEOs, novelists, Olympic Gold medallists and
                                                          a Nobel Prize winner.

     community                                            Our alumni
                                                          Graduates of the University of Nottingham
                                                          automatically become members of our global alumni
                                                          community, enabling access to these extensive
                                                                                                                Notable alumni
                                                                                                                We are proud of the contributions that our alumni make
                                                                                                                to society. Here are what some of them have gone on
                                                                                                                to do:
                                                                                                                  Dr Deng Yaping - Olympic Gold Medallist
                                                              alumni reunions
                                                           	lifelong access to the Careers Advisory Service     DH Lawrence - Novelist and poet
                                                           	 masterclasses                                       Dr Stewart Adams OBE - Pharmacologist and
                                                           	 mentoring programmes                                 inventor of ibuprofen
                                                           	 recognition through Alumni Laureate Awards
                                                           	 social networking events                            DYMM Tuanku Zara Salim - Raja Permaisuri (Queen)
                                                                                                                   of Perak
                                                                                H. E. Datin Paduka Nur Ashikin Mohd Taib -
                                                                                                                   Ambassador at the Embassy of Malaysia to Sweden

                                                          Alumni Online                                          	
                                                                                                                  John Rishton - former CEO of Rolls-Royce Limited
                                                          Join our online alumni community to find and            Mohamed Firzul Hussain Firaz - Deputy Minister of
                                                          stay in touch with friends, enquire about the            Finance, Ministry of Finance, Maldives
                                                          latest alumni-exclusive events, gain access to
                                                          social networking sites, subscribe to newsletters      	
                                                                                                                  Molly Fong - CEO of The Body Shop (West Malaysia
                                                          and receive the alumni magazine.                        and Vietnam)
                                                                                                                  Nishtha Satyam - Deputy Country Representative,
                                                                    UN Women, India, Bhutan, Maldives and Sri Lanka
                                                                                                                  Sir Andrew Witty - Former Chancellor of the
                                                                                                                   University of Nottingham and former CEO of
                                                          Follow us at:
                                                                   @unmalumniofficial                              ir Clive Granger - economist and Nobel Prize
                                                                                                                  Winner (2003)
                                                                                                                  Sir John Sawers - former Chief of the Secret
                                                                   @unmalumniofficial                              Intelligence Service (MI6)
                                                                                                                  The late DYMM Sultan Azlan Muhibbuddin Shah
                                                                                                                   ibni Almarhum Sultan Yussuff Izzuddin Shah
                                                                                                                   Ghafarullahu-lah - former King of Malaysia and
                                                                                                                   former Sultan of Perak
                                                                                                                  The late DYMM Tuanku Ja’afar ibni Almarhum
                                                                                                                   Tuanku Abdul Rahman - former King of Malaysia and
                                                                                                                   former Yang di-Pertuan Besar of Negeri Sembilan
                                                                                                                   AM Tuanku Tan Sri Dato' Seri Imran ibni Almarhum
                                                                                                                  Tuanku Ja'afar al-Haj - son of the former King of
                                                                                                                  Malaysia and Malaysian sports administrator

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Services for students

     Your support
     Academic and practical support

                   Library resources
       The library has a comprehensive collection of books to
       meet the taught programmes offered by the University.
                                                                                     Student Service Centres
         The library also has a wide spectrum of electronic                   The Student Services Centre located in the Students’
        and information resources, including subject-based                    Association building helps you with accommodation,
          reference enquiry, internet subject gateway and                       campus services, finance, sponsorship, support
       subject focused academic support services. Electronic                 services, registry, and visa queries. For faculty matters
         resources can be accessed anywhere via internet.                           you will need to visit your faculty office.


                              Student registry                                                        Academic and
            The Student Registry Office oversees administrative matters that                         personal tutoring
         concern students, including issuing letters, processing withdrawal and
         suspension applications, producing official transcripts and certificates,
          maintaining the student records database, updating student details,
                                                                                                  At the start of each semester you will             Health and wellbeing
           setting the academic calendar, managing and updating programme
                                                                                                   meet your personal tutor and may
                                                                                                   turn to them for advice for related

                                                                                                                                           University Health                      Academic                               Faith provision
                                                                                                                                           Centre                                 and disability                         Prayer rooms are available 24
                                                                                                                                           We offer healthcare, a pharmacy,       Support                                hours for Muslim students on the
                                                                                                                                           GPs, physiotherapy laboratory tests                                           ground floor of the Computer
                                                                                                                                                                                  We can help with personal and          Centre and Islamic Centre. The
                                                                                                                                           and referals to hospitals.             academic issues affecting your
           English language support                                                            IT services                                            studies, managing your time,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         nearest mosque is in Semenyih and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         a free bus service is provided for
                                                                                IT Services provide a range of facilities both on                
                                                                                                                                                healthcentre                     dyslexia support and support for       Muslim students for Friday prayers.
            The Centre for English Language Education                          campus and off campus. These include computer                                                      other specific learning differences,
             provides English language support for all
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Buddhist, Christian and Hindu
                                                                                                                                                                                  as well as arranging support and
              students who need it through our free
                                                                              rooms, video conferencing facilities, print, copy and
                                                                              scanning facilities, and student portals for accessing
                                                                                                                                           Counselling and                        access for disabled students.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         places of worship are located in
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Semenyih and our facilities are also
                       in-sessional classes.                                                      study materials.                         mental health                                                                 available to support and host these
                                                                                                                                           Our free and confidential                                                    activities.
                                                                                                    counselling service provides
                                                                                                                                           emotional support, self-help
                                                                                                                                           resources and individual counselling
                                                                                                                                           consultation where appropriate.
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Graduate School
                                                       “Your potential, our support – the
                                                       possibilities are endless”

     Your Graduate School
                                                       Postgraduates are central to our research mission.
                                                       We provide a year-round programme of social and
                                                       academic-related events, as well as personal and
                                                       professional support. Our dedicated team of trainers is
                                                       committed to working with you to ensure you receive
     The Graduate School is committed to enhance       all the support and skills training you need to fulfill your
     the research experience of our postgraduates      We offer a dedicated postgraduate hub, a range of

     and early-career research staff as well as your
                                                       resources and development opportunities, training
                                                       programmes, seminars, competitions and public
                                                       engagement activities. Our hub includes a social space
     personal career development by providing          where you can come and relax, have a break from work
                                                       or study, meet other postgraduates and early-career

     you with the skills and confidence to maximise    researchers and develop a constructive network of
                                                       friends and colleagues.

     your potential at the University of Nottingham    Your Researcher Development
     Malaysia and beyond.                              Our Researcher Development Programme delivers
                                                       dedicated core training that is in line with the standards
                                                       set out by the UK’s major research funders. This means
                                                       that as well as helping you to develop your research
                                                       skills, you’ll have access to a wide range of professional
                                                       development opportunities, covering communication
                                                       skills, careers, time management and entrepreneurship.
                                                       You’ll also have the chance to meet and work alongside
                                                       leading researchers from other disciplines.

                                                       We also support your professional development via
                                                       our Postgraduate Student Teachers programme. The
                                                       programmes are aligned to the Professional Standard of
                                                       Framework (PSF) areas of activity, core knowledge and
                                                       professional values. The PSF is designed specifically for
                                                       teaching and supporting learning in higher education.

                                                       External Engagement
                                                       Our range of outreach activities gives you unique
                                                       opportunities to engage with the community and with
                                                       professional leaders from different industry sectors.
                                                       You’ll find it not only interesting, but also rewarding
                                                       and lots of fun. External engagement also inspires
                                                       creativity and innovation, generates public awareness
                                                       and is a great way to enhance the impact of your

                                                       Travel and Mobility
                                                       We offer a number of competitive financial awards
                                                       to support you in presenting your research at an
                                                       international conference or to conduct some of your
                                                       research abroad. We also have a Graduate School in
                                                       China and Graduate Centres at our UK campus which
                                                       you can use should you spend any time there.



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Students with specific                             How to apply
      Accommodation                             On-campus                                requirements                                       New students may apply for on-           On-campus accommodation will
                                                                                                                                            campus accommodation as soon             be allocated to Returning Residents
                                                accommodation                            If you have a physical disability
                                                                                                                                            as you have your University student      based on availability of a room and
                                                                                         or special needs, kindly indicate
                                                options                                  and provide written supporting
                                                                                                                                            ID which is usually issued after you     on a "first come, first served with

     Your perfect home
                                                                                                                                            have submitted your programme            payment basis".
                                                We offer various room types within       documentation or medical reports
                                                our 11 halls of residence with total     from a registered physician/doctor
                                                2,352 beds (approximately 2350) to       when applying via OLAA. These                                                               Find out more
                                                suit your budget. The rooms range        will be forwarded to our Student                   Current students who are
                                                from single ensuite, twin share to       Wellbeing and Learning Support                     progressing/continuing their                    +60 3 8924 8604
                                                four shared bedrooms. All the halls      for further advise and assessment.                 studies are encouraged to apply for
     Finding the right place to live while      are within easy walking distance         You may also indicate your room                    the new academic year starting in     
                                                to the academic buildings, sports        preference to be within an "all                    September and enjoy the option to
     you study is an important consideration    facilities, food, retail and leisure     female" hall of residence.                         request for the same room in the      
     in your choice of university. Our          facilities. Each residential hall has
                                                its own Hall Wardens (staff) and
                                                                                                                                            new academic year.

     Accommodation Office offers a free         Hall Tutors (postgraduate students)
                                                who will be available to provide        Room types                                                           Codes                  Room Rates (per month)
     and friendly service in helping you find   assistance related to your safety
                                                                                        Deluxe single en-suite bathroom                                      DSEB A/C               RM750
     a place to live that not only suits your   and welfare.
                                                                                        with air-conditioning*
     needs but lets you get on                  Facilities and services include:
                                                 	free room cleaning services
                                                                                        Single en-suite bathroom with air-conditioning                       SEB A/C                RM680
                                                                                                                                                             SSEB A/C
     with university life – both studying        	free room repair and maintenance
                                                                                        Single shared en-suite bathroom
                                                                                        with air-conditioning

     and having fun.                               services
                                                 	communal student hub*
                                                                                        Single shared bathroom in five                                       SSB A/C                RM585
                                                                                        room flat with air-conditioning
                                                 	convenience store*                                                                                        SSEB
                                                                                        Single shared en-suite bathroom                                                             RM510
                                                 	coin-operated laundromat
                                                                                        Single shared bathroom in five room flat                             SSB                    RM480
                                                 	mini fridge in each room*
                                                                                        Twin shared in six bed flat                                          TWIN                   RM455
                                                 	outdoor gym
                                                 	pantry facilities                    Four shared bedroom                                                  QUAD                   RM395
                                                 	20 GB per day wireless internet      * only located at student village north (J1 - J6)
                                                 	TV and dance studio - Nexus
                                                * only available in student village
                                                  north (J1-J6)

                                                Accommodation fees include water,
                                                electricity and internet connection.
                                                The room rental will be billed on
                                                a quarterly basis and students
                                                in air-conditioning rooms will
                                                be billed on a quarterly basis for
                                                air-conditioning usage exceeding
                                                200kwH based on a separate
                                                meter reading.
                                                                                        As long as you have your                            Preferences and Allocation
                                                                                        Student ID, you can register with
                                                Coin operated laundry washing           OLAA, the University's on-line                      Different room types are available
                                                machines and dryers are available       accommodation application portal,                   to suit your budget and preference.      In the event that you do not get
                                                at both Student Village North and       which will allow you to:                                                                     your preferred room type, you
                                                                                                                                            Applicants must prioritise their
                                                South. Clothes line and drying                                                                                                       are recommended to accept what
                                                                                           preview and select various                       choice of room type from 1 (first
                                                areas are also available within the                                                                                                  is been offered and have the
                                                residential halls. Students can use        room types available                             to 5 (fifth). Accommodation office
                                                                                                                                                                                     chance to apply for room transfer
                                                the coin-operated launderette            	indicate your tentative arrival                  cannot process your application if       after check in. The request will
                                                services at own expenses.                  date and time                                    you have selected less than five         be processed according to room
                                                                                         	submit your application                          choices. Kindly be reminded that         availability due to "No Show".
                                                                                                                                            we follow a “first come, first served
                                                                                           manage your offer (accept,
                                                                                                                                            with payment” policy to confirm the
                                                                                           decline or apply for an extension)
                                                                                                                                            room type.
                                                                                        OLAA will also provide you with
                                                                                        other important information on                      Apply here
                                                                                        how and when you can check-in.
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International student support
                                                                                                                                                                                           Medical insurance
                                                                                                                                                                                           Medical insurance coverage is compulsory and

       “Selamat Datang, Huan Yíng
                                                                                                                                                                                           arranged for you by International Student Support
                                                                                                                                                                                           department. The coverage takes effect from the point
                                                                                                                                                                                           of registration on campus.

       and Vanakkam!”

                                                                                                                                                                                           Student visa support
       University of Nottingham Malaysia welcomes you                                                                                                                                      All non-Malaysian nationals who wish to study at an

       to one of the most diverse nations in Asia.                                                                                                                                         educational institution in Malaysia are required to hold
                                                                                                                                                                                           a valid Student Pass. We assist international students
                                                                                                                                                                                           in arranging dependant passes for spouse or family
                                                                                                                                                                                           members, renewing the student visa while transferring
                                                                                                                                                                                           schools within Malaysia and any other visa-related


                                                                                                                                                                                           (Only for new student enquiry)
     Welcome to Malaysia                                             Having been colonised by the Portuguese, Dutch and
     Covering an area of 127,350 square miles, Malaysia
                                                                     British, see these influences in the architecture, hear them   The capital city
                                                                     in Malay language and taste them in the internationally-       The Malaysia campus is a 45-minute drive away         
     consists of two regions separated by the South China Sea:       acclaimed Malaysian cuisine. Visitors to Malaysia are also
     Peninsular Malaysia and Malaysian Borneo (also known as                                                                        from Kuala Lumpur (KL), one of Asia’s most
                                                                     left awestruck by the tropical beauty of the country - with    vibrant cities. KL is a true metropolis with some
     West and East Malaysia respectively). Peninsular Malaysia                                                                                                                             (Only for existing students with student pass)
                                                                     pristine beaches, some of the world’s best underwater          of the world’s tallest buildings, largest shopping
     extends southeast from the border of Thailand. Malaysian        wildlife, ancient rainforests and UNESCO world heritage
     Borneo consists of the states of Sabah and Sarawak which                                                                       havens and modern infrastructure. However,
     are located on the north-western coastal region of the
                                                                     sites to explore, nature enthusiasts will find an exciting     Kuala Lumpur also has pockets of historical            Airport pick-up
                                                                     home in Malaysia.                                              sites, traditional villages (known as kampung)
     island of Borneo. The country’s population is over 30 million                                                                                                                         We offer an airport pick-up service for new
     to date.                                                                                                                       and greenery which are fun to explore on the           international students on designated days prior to the
                                                                                                                                    weekends. The city is served by a comprehensive        registration week. Email us at:
     Malaysia is a country with a unique blend of cultural                                                                          transportation system including buses, trains, a
     influences and ethnic groups. The country is home to three                                                                     monorail and a number of airports.                    
     main ethnic groups: Malays, Chinese and Indians, as well as
     the native Orang Asli.                                                                                                         Kuala Lumpur lies in the heart of Southeast
                                                                                                                                    Asia, and due to the number of low-cost and
                                                                                                                                    international carriers transiting in the country, it
                                                                                                                                                                                           Meet us
                                                                                                                                    is an inexpensive starting point for travel around     Members of the International Office frequently
                                                                                                                                                                                           travel to different countries to meet with prospective
                                                                                                                                    Southeast Asia and Australia.
                                                                                                                                                                                           students and their families. We also have overseas
                                                                                                                                                                                           representatives in a number of countries who can help
                                                                                                                                    International student                                  you find the right programme, and offer support and
                                                                                                                                    support services                                       advice through the application process. If you would
                                                                                                                                                                                           like to visit the University in person, we will be happy to
                                                                                                                                    Our international student support service
                                                                                                                                    promotes the wellbeing and social interaction          arrange it for you.
                                                                                                                                    of international students. We provide invitations
                                                                                                                                    for visas and opening bank accounts, advice on        
                                                                                                                                    any problems you have with living and studying
                                                                                                                                    in Malaysia and information on the professional
                                                                                                                                    support services available at the University.

                                                                                                                                                                                           If you are an international student with a query about
                                                                                                                                                                                           studying with us in Malaysia, please contact us:

                                                                                                                                                                                                    +60 3 8924 8686



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University of Nottingham Ningbo China                     China Campus
      International campuses                                                                                                                                                         University of Nottingham
                                                                                                                                                                                     Ningbo China

     Our international
                                                                                                                                                                                     China campus became the first British
                                                                                                                                                                                     university to establish and run a campus
                                                                                                                                                                                     independently within mainland China when

                                                                                                                                                                                     the first intake of students were admitted in
                                                                                                                                                                                     Around two-and-a-half hours by car from
                                                                                                                                                                                     Shanghai, the China Campus is based
                                                                                                                                                                                     at the Higher Education Park in Ningbo,
                                                                                                                                                                                     a historic port city on China’s eastern
                                                                                                                                                                                     coast. The campus covers 144 acres of
     During your time with us, you might have the chance                                                                                                                             landscaped parkland, with a central lake
                                                                                                                                                                                     and its own version of Nottingham’s
     to study at one of our campuses in the UK or China. All                                                                                                                         famous Trent Building. There are
                                                                                                                                                                                     academic, residential and support
     our campuses offer a warm and friendly environment,                                                                                                                             facilities for almost 8,000 students.

     interesting landscapes and first-rate facilities.
                                                                                                                           UK campus
                                                                                         Jubilee Campus, UK
                                                                                                                           University Park Campus
                                                                                                                           Set around a lake with beautifully kept
                                                                                                                           gardens, the
                                                                                                                           330-acre University Park is the University’s
                                                                                                                           principal campus. Receiving Green Flag
                                                                                                                           Award status every year since 2003, it
                                                                                                                           is one of the most attractive campuses
                                                                                                                           in the country and features a mixture of
                                                                                                                           period buildings and modern teaching
                                                                                                                           and research facilities, with 12 halls of
                                                                                                                           residence, a conference and exhibition
                                                                                                                           centre, sports facilities and Nottingham
                                                                                                                           Lakeside Arts.

                                                                                                                                                                          University Park Campus

                                                                                                                                                   Sutton Bonington Campus           UK campus
                                                                                                                                                                                     Sutton Bonington Campus
                                                                                                                                                                                     Located in the beautiful countryside of
                                                                                                                                                                                     south Nottinghamshire, Sutton Bonington
     UK campus                                                                                                                                                                       Campus occupies a spacious 100-acre
                                                                                                                                                                                     site with its own teaching and learning
     Jubilee Campus                                                                                                                                                                  facilities, sports centre, student guild,
                                                                                                                                                                                     social amenities and halls of residence.
     Jubilee Campus opened in 1999 and is just one mile
     from University Park. It is an exemplar in sustainable brownfield regeneration and has won numerous awards                                                                      Ten miles south of University Park, the
     for its environmentally friendly design. The modern,                                                                                                                            campus benefits from state-of-the-
     purpose-built buildings include teaching and research facilities, residences, retail, social and support amenities,                                                             art teaching and research facilities.
     libraries and a sports hall.                                                                                                                                                    The campus also houses the School of
                                                                                                                                                                                     Veterinary Medicine and Science which
     Aspire, one of the country’s tallest free-standing works of public art, soars to 60 metres above the campus. The
                                                                                                                                                                                     opened in 2006 as the first in Britain for
     adjoining Innovation Park was launched in 2008 and continues to expand and evolve, hosting specialist facilities
                                                                                                                                                                                     more than 50 years.
     for global satellite navigation systems, renewable energy technologies, mental health research and aerospace
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Our scholarships
     Funding your studies

                            University of Nottingham Malaysia grants scholarships to
                            deserving and academically excellent students. Applicants
                            are selected based on their academic achievement and the
                            socio-economic status of their family. In addition, there are
                            various sources of financial assistance available to help fund
                            your education.

                            Automatic scholarships
                            We offer several automatic scholarships for alumni of      +6 (0)3 8924 8609
                            University of Nottingham, children of alumni, siblings,
                            spouses and alumni of Universitas 21 (U21) institutions.

                            Science and Engineering Scholarship              
                            Postgraduate research scholarships to eligible students
                            and application will be reviewed by the Committee on
                            case-by-case basis

                            Financial assistance
                            Postgraduate students may also seek funding through
                            the Employees Provident Fund (EPF) Withdrawal
                            Scheme for Education.
                            Students with outstanding academic results can also
                            seek sponsorship from other sponsoring bodies.

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See for
                                                     Open days                                                  Meet us in your country
                                                     Each year we run open days, information days and           Members of our International Office visit many
                                                     counselling sessions where you can visit our campus,       countries to meet prospective students and attend
                                                     experience our facilities, meet students and staff,        international exhibitions. We also work with a number
                                                     attend talks and presentations as well as participate in

                                                                                                                of international academic services, educational
                                                     activities.                                                agencies and counsellors in countries across the globe.

                                                     Some faculties and schools also run their own open         These agents and counsellors can help you to find
                                                     days throughout the year.                                  the right programme, providing support and advise
                                                                                                                throughout the application process.
                                                     Education fairs
     Independent visits                              We participate in a number of education fairs
                                                     throughout the year all over Malaysia. You can talk to
     You are welcome to arrange a visit to           our staff to find out the University and our programmes.
     the campus and meet our staff for more
     information. Please contact us to arrange for            
     a visit.

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                   Research opportunities                  36
                   Chemical and Environmental Engineering	 39
                   Civil Engineering	 42
                   Electrical and Electronic Engineering	 44
                   Mechanical, Materials and Manufacturing
                   Engineering	46

                                                                 Teaching and learning                   Research                                  At a glance
                                                                 Engineering offers a range of high-     We are one of the top five research-       	As well as being taught by
                                                                 quality programmes which are well       led universities in engineering in the       researchers at the leading
                                                                 resourced both in terms of facilities   UK, and Nottingham Malaysia plays            edge of their field, you will
                                                                 and quality of the programmes           an integral part in research activities      also develop the essential
                                                                 offered:                                of the University. Nottingham                skills necessary to embark on a
                                                                                                         Malaysia has a significant number            fulfilling career as an engineer.
                                                                    Chemical and Environmental
                                                                                                         of research awards, intellectual
                                                                    Engineering (see page 39)            property rights, technology transfer       	We continually expand our
                                                                    Civil Engineering (see page 42)      and consultancy projects.                     programmes both in response
                                                                    Electrical and Electronic                                                          to changes in society and
                                                                                                         Many of our researchers are
                                                                    Engineering (see page 44)                                                          to integrate the very latest
                                                                                                         internationally renowned leaders in
                                                                    Mechanical, Materials and                                                          research findings.
                                                                                                         their respective disciplines.
                                                                    Manufacturing Engineering                                                       	Engineering is one of the
                                                                                                         The Faculty of Science and
                                                                    (see page 46)                                                                      strongest faculties in the
                                                                                                         Engineering (FOSE) encourages
                                                                                                                                                       University of Nottingham, with
                                                                 Engineering solutions are all around    interdisciplinary research and is
                                                                                                                                                       all engineering departments
                                         Prove it                us, enabling us to live better and
                                                                 longer lives. We need the right
                                                                                                         organised under different research
                                                                                                         clusters, as outlined below. These
                                                                                                                                                       recognised as being among the
                                                                                                                                                       best in higher education.
                                                                 people if we are to continue to         clusters focus on both fundamental
                                                                 innovate. People who can challenge,     and application-driven research, and
                                                                 people who can create, and people       they create an exciting synergy from
                                                                 who can apply new knowledge             diverse expertise and perspectives.
                                                                 in new products and processes.

      Realise it
                                                                 The University is committed to
                                                                 provide students an unrivalled                                                    All entry requirements, fees, school
                                                                 quality and excellence, strength                                                  and programme information are
                                                                                                                                                   intended as a guide and were accurate
                                                                 and pragmatism, boldness and
                                                                                                                                                   at the time of printing. For the most
                                                                 innovation, respect and tolerance.                                                up to date information and further
                                                                 Graduates can expect to take                                                      details of each programme, please visit
                                                                 up leading roles in well-known                                          
                                                                 companies worldwide.

                                                                                                                                                         +60 3 8924 8686
      Analyse it                                                                                                                                         engineering

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Research Expertise                                     Pure and Applied Mathematical, Physical and Computer
                                                                                                                             Engineering                          Duration                    Intake                  Malaysian fees      International
                Advanced Materials                                                                                                                                                                                                        fees
                                                                     Sustainable Ecosystem and Communities
                Aerospace                                                                                                    Research opportunities
                                                                     Sustainable Structure and Infrastructure
                Artificial Intelligence and Advanced Data Analysis
                                                                     Tropical Environment                                    MPhil                                1-2 years full-time         February, April,        RM45,100            RM53,100
                Automated Integrated System                                                                                  KPT/JPS(N/520/7/0085)7/21            2-4 years part-time         June and                per year*           per year*
                Brain and Cognition                                                                                                                                                           September
                Digital Environment                                                                                          PhD                                  3-4 years full-time         February, April,        RM45,100            RM53,100
                Food                                                                                                         KPT/JPS(N/520/8/0086)7/21            6-8 years part-time         June and                per year*           per year*
                Green and Renewable Technologies                                                                                                                                              September
                Health                                                                                                       * Part-time students pay half the full-time fee for each year.

                                                                                                                            Research opportunities                                              If you are interested in applying, we would recommend
                                                                                                                                                                                                that you familiarise yourself with our research areas

                                                                                                                                                                                                and staff expertise and then contact us to discuss your
                                                                                                                                                                                                research project proposal with the relevant supervisor in
                                                                                                                            We offer high-quality doctoral training to postgraduate
                                                                                                                                                                                                the first instance. Please visit our applications pages to
                                                                                                                            students who wish to pursue an MPhil or PhD. As a
                                                                                                                            research student, you will work under a supervisor(s) who           find out how to apply.
                                                                                                                            will assist you in your research and thesis design.               
                                                                                                                            By undertaking postgraduate level study, you will work                     
                                                                                                                            towards the enhancement of a variety of skill sets:
                                                                                                                               awareness in specialised areas
                                                                                                                               design and development of experimental techniques
                                                                                                                               development of communication and presentation skills
                                                                                                                               development of methodological skills
                                                                                                                               the ability to work independently and solve problems

                                                                                                                             Entry requirements                                                                  English language requirements
                                                                                                                             PhD                                                                                 IELTS (Academic): 6.0 (with no less than
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 5.5 in each element)
                                                                                                                             A master’s degree (or international equivalent) with an average
                                                                                                                             mark of 60% and above plus, an upper second class honours degree                    TOEFL (iBT): 79 (minimum 17 in Writing
                                                                                                                             (or international equivalent) in computer science, engineering,                     and Listening, 18 in Reading, 20 in
                                                                                                                             mathematics, physics or other related disciplines. Non-UK qualifications            Speaking)
                                                                                                                             will be assessed against this standard.
                                                                                                                                                                  or                                             PTE (Academic): 65 (with no less than
                                                                                                                             A first class honours degree (or international equivalent) in computer              59 in each element)
                                                                                                                             science, engineering, mathematics, physics or other related disciplines.
                                                                                                                             Non-UK qualifications will be assessed against this standard.                       MUET: Band 4
                                                                                                                             An upper second class honours degree (or international equivalent)
                                                                                                                             in computer science, engineering, mathematics, physics or other
                                                                                                                             related disciplines. Non-UK qualifications will be assessed against this
                                                                                                                             Please also refer to our entry requirement guidelines on page 67.

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Chemical and                          Duration               Intake            Malaysian fees      International
                                                                                                                                           Environmental Engineering                                                                          fees
                                                                                                                                           Taught programmes

                                                                                               Chemical and
                                                                                                                                           MSc Chemical Engineering              1 year full time       September         RM53,300            RM59,900
                                                                                                                                           KPT/JPS(R/524/7/0012)11/21            2 years part time                        per programme       per programme

                                                                                                                                           MSc Environmental Engineering         1 year full time       September         RM53,300            RM59,900
                                                                                                                                           KPT/JPS(R/526/7/0025)1/23                                                      per programme       per programme

                                                                                               Engineering                                Taught programmes                                             Typical core modules
                                                                                                                                                                                                          Accelerated Design Training
                                                                                                                                          MSc Chemical Engineering                                        Individual Research Project
                                                                                                                                          The programme has been designed to assist holders               Introduction to Postgraduate Research
                                                                                                                                          of relevant degrees in science and engineering to

                                                                                                                                          upgrade their academic qualifications and enhance             Optional depth modules
                                                                                                                                          their professional standing. You will gain skills in            Advanced Biochemical Engineering
                                                                                                                                          advanced engineering practice, which includes design,           Advanced Computational Methods
                                                                                                                                          operations, problem-solving and practical elements.             Advanced Process Control
                                                                                                                                          The advanced practice is centred on themes in energy            Advanced Reaction Engineering
                                                                                                                                          and environmental applications, so you can also gain
                                                                                                                                                                                                          Advanced Rheology and Materials
               At a glance                                                                                                                significant experience in areas such as carbon capture,
                                                                                                                                                                                                          Computational Fluid Dynamics
                 	The Department of Chemical           Teaching and learning                    MSc dissertation topics are usually      energy efficiency, food and pharmaceutical engineering,
                                                                                                 offered in the following areas of        nanotechnology, process optimisation and water                  Process Design and Optimisation
                   and Environmental Engineering        The modern world is reliant on           research, which reflect the expertise    treatment.                                                      Process Synthesis and Design
                   is a leading centre for the          innovative technology to make            of the department staffs:
                   development of industrial            products, harvest and conserve
                                                        resources, and use energy efficiently.
                                                                                                    Bioprocess engineering                Programme structure                                           Optional breadth modules
                   processes and applications                                                                                                                                                             Advanced Environmental Assessment
                   in energy, sustainability and                                                    Food and bioprocessing                The programme is operated on a modular basis and
                                                        The Department of Chemical and              Nanotechnology and advanced           consists of two semesters during which you will follow          Air Pollution
                   environmental engineering.
                                                        Environmental Engineering is a              materials                             a series of taught modules followed by an individual            Contaminated Land
                 	Our taught postgraduate              leading centre for research and             Palm oil processing                   research project, undertaken during the summer period.          Fats and Oils Processing Technology
                   programmes produce high-             teaching aimed at developing such                                                 You will be taught using the latest advances in teaching
                                                                                                    Process design and optimisation                                                                       Food Processing Technology
                   quality engineers with the           creative and efficient technologies.                                              methods and electronic resources. You must choose
                   advanced skills and training         The Department devises an                   Waste treatment, management                                                                           Nanotechnology
                                                                                                                                          modules worth a total of 70 credits. To meet IChemE’s
                   demanded by industry and             innovative approach to teaching and         and recycling                                                                                         Palm Oil and Oleochemicals
                                                                                                                                          further learning requirement, you must include 40 credits
                   organisations all over the           student support, and this structured                                              of specified modules designated as chemical engineering         Petroleum Refining and Gas Processing
                   world.                               support framework allows students        Professional                             depth. You must also complete the Introduction                  Power Generation and Carbon Capture
                                                        to develop advanced technical            accreditation                            to Postgraduate Research module (20 credits) and                Professional Engineer in Society
                                                        competence. Staffs are widely                                                     the Accelerated Design Training (30 credits) before
                                                        recognised for their excellence          The MSc Chemical Engineering                                                                             Process Simulation
                                                                                                 is accredited by the Institution of      undertaking an Individual Research Project (60 credits),
                                                        research performance, by winning                                                                                                                  Statistical Process Control and Quality Management
                                                                                                 Chemical Engineers (IChemE).             leading to a total of 180 credits for the programme. If you
                                                        various national and international                                                have taken any of the modules as part of a BEng/ MEng           Water Treatment Engineering
                                                        awards. These include the IChemE                                                  degree programme at the University of Nottingham, you
                                                        Innovator of the Year Global Award,      Career prospects                         are not allowed to take those modules for a second time.
                                                        Asia Pacific Young Drying Scientist      MSc Chemical Engineering
                                                        Award, SCEJ Outstanding Asian            graduates have found jobs in
              All entry requirements, fees, school      Researcher, Top Research Scientist       a range of industries including
              and programme information are             Malaysia, IEM Young Engineer             consultancy, environmental
              intended as a guide and were accurate     Award, IChemE Young Academic             protection, food, management,
              at the time of printing. For the most     Award, JCI The Outstanding Young         nanotechnology, oil and gas, and
              up to date information and further        Malaysian, etc. Besides, they            petrochemicals. MSc Environmental
              details of each programme, please visit   also serve as editors for various
                                                                                                 Engineering graduates are well
                                                        international renown research            suited for careers in companies
                                                        journals.                                hiring environmental consultants or
                    +60 3 8924 8686                                                              in-house environmental experts in
                                                                                                 order to stay ahead of environmental
                    an-enquiry                                                                   restrictions and legislation. Both
                    UNM Chemical and                                                             programmes also aim to provide a
                    Environmental Engineering                                                    strong foundation for further study to
                                                                                                 PhD level and the pursuit of a career
                    UoNMalaysia                                                                  in research.

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MSc Environmental Engineering                                 Typical core modules
                                                                              Accelerated Design Training
              The MSc Environmental Engineering is aimed at students
              who have an interest in environmental engineering but           Advanced Environmental Field Course
              initially undertook a more mainstream undergraduate             Individual Research Project

              programme. It is ideal for those who want to specialise         Introduction to Postgraduate Research
              in environmental engineering after graduating from
              their undergraduate degree or after working in the            Typical optional modules
              environmental engineering field. The syllabus covers a
              number of traditional subjects which you can choose
                                                                              Advanced Environmental Assessment
                                                                              Air Pollution or Air Pollution 2                        Engineering
              from, such as air pollution, contaminated land and water        Contaminated Land
              treatment. The compulsory part of the programme                 Free Choice*
              concentrates on developing and improving research,
                                                                              Hazardous Waste Management
              teamwork and communication skills in a context relevant
              to environmental engineers.                                     Power Generation and Carbon Capture
                                                                              Water Treatment or Water Treatment Engineering
              Programme structure

                                                                            * Students may choose modules from any other programme
              You will take a mixture of module choices from a              provided it is approved by the Programme Director.
              restricted list of traditional environmental engineering
              subjects and from free-choice options from across the
              campus, enabling you to build your own multidisciplinary
              syllabus. You will also be required to complete a
              Group Design Project with relevance to environmental
              engineering. You must pass all the components in the                                                                    Teaching and learning                  Professional                          At a glance
              autumn and spring semesters, comprising 120 credits,
              to progress to the final stage of the Individual Research
                                                                                                                                      At the University of Nottingham        accreditation                          	Our programme is informed
                                                                                                                                      Malaysia, you will follow the same                                              by the world leading research
              Project. The Individual Research Project is worth 60                                                                                                           Our MSc programme is accredited
                                                                                                                                      high-quality degree curriculum                                                  that ranked the Faculty of
              credits and occupies the entire summer semester.                                                                                                               by the Joint Board of Moderators
                                                                                                                                      that has helped civil engineering at                                            Engineering 3rd in the UK for
                                                                                                                                      the University of Nottingham to be     (Chartered Institution of Highways
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      research power in engineering,
                                                                                                                                      consistently rated among the top       and Transportation, Institute of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      in the Research Excellence
                                                                                                                                      civil engineering schools in the UK.   Highway Engineers, Institution
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Framework 2014.
                                                                                                                                      We have strong links with industry     of Civil Engineers, Institution
                                                                                                                                      professionals and at Masters level,    of Structural Engineers). The          	We are recognised for
               Entry requirements                                                          English language requirements                                                     programme also meets the                  our world-class learning
                                                                                                                                      we deliver world-class teaching
               MSc Chemical Engineering                                                    IELTS (Academic): 6.0 (with no less than   that reflects the research interests   requirements for Further Learning         environment and have an
                                                                                           5.5 in each element)                       of our academic staff. This ensures    for a Chartered Engineer (CEng) for       international reputation for
               An upper second class honours degree (or international equivalent) in                                                                                         those who have already acquired           new knowledge generation.
                                                                                                                                      programme content represents
               chemical engineering or a related discipline. Non-UK qualifications will    TOEFL (iBT): 79 (minimum 17 in Writing                                            an accredited CEng (partial) BEng
                                                                                                                                      state-of-the-art research and up to
               be assessed against this standard.                                          and Listening, 18 in Reading, 20 in                                               (Hons) undergraduate degree.
                                                                                                                                      date developments. It also enables
               MSc Environmental Engineering                                               Speaking)                                  MSc students to work on projects
               An upper second class honours degree (or international equivalent) in
                                                                                                                                      that contribute to the ongoing         Career prospects
                                                                                           PTE (Academic): 65 (with no less than      research in the faculty.               Career destinations for MSc Civil
               engineering or science subjects. Non-UK qualifications will be assessed
                                                                                           59 in each element)                                                               Engineering graduates include civil
               against this standard.
                                                                                                                                                                             engineers, design and development
                                                                                           MUET: Band 4                                                                      engineers.
               Please also refer to our entry requirement guidelines on page 67.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                   All entry requirements, fees, school
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   and programme information are
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   intended as a guide and were accurate
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   at the time of printing. For the most
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   up to date information and further
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   details of each programme, please visit

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