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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
                                                           Chemical and Environmental Engineering

    is up to you
                     Our campus                      11   Civil Engineering                        50
                     Student life                    13   Electrical and Electronic Engineering   54
                     Sporting opportunities          15    Mathematical Sciences                    59
                     Careers                         17    Mechanical, Materials and               63
                     Our alumni                      19    Manufacturing Engineering
                     Services for students           21
                     Accommodation                   23
                     International student support   25
                     International campuses          27   Science                                  67
                     Overseas opportunities          29   Biomedical Sciences                     68
                     Funding your studies            31   Biosciences                             71
                     See for yourself                33   Computer Science                        75
                                                           Environmental and Geographical Sciences 79
                                                           Pharmacy	                               82
                                                           Psychology	                             87
                     Foundation programmes           35   118
                     Engineering                     41   123
                     Science                         42   How to apply 
                                                           Where to find us
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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 in a wide range of              Freshers’ Week                           societies covering a wide spectrum
                                                                                                 of interests:
                                                                                                                                               Committee (EXCO) of nine elected
                                                                                                                                               full-time student volunteers holding
                                                                                                                                                                                           Committee include:
                                                                                                                                                                                            	Activities Officer
     activities.                                        The SA aims to provide all
                                                                                                                                               various portfolios to serve the
                                                                                                                                                                                                     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 in Careers Advisory
     Service offer ongoing support for
     planning your career throughout your
     time at University and beyond.

                                                                                                                                                            Set yourself apart
     Our services will provide you with essential resources and guidance for your
     career choices and offer many opportunities for you to develop the skills                                             Research shows                   The Nottingham Advantage Award
     needed to plan and manage your future. We help you find your future by:                                               that Nottingham                  is a voluntary extracurricular
                                                                                                                           is one of the most               programme that enables you to
      arranging company presentations, field trips,             	
                                                                 providing access to dedicated online and printed         targeted universities            develop further skills outside your
      networking events, roadshows and on-campus 		               careers information on relevant occupations, employers   by Britain’s leading             main degree programme.
      interviews                                                  and further study through the Careers Resource Centre
      creating awareness of the importance of career            	
                                                                 providing you with necessary knowledge to
                                                                                                                           graduate employers.*             It provides the opportunity to gain additional skills and
                                                                                                                                                            experiences that you can put on your CV, adding to the
      information, resources, skills development and career      manage your career expectations and enhance your          * Ranked in the top ten in The   portfolio of employability skills that you will have developed
      guidance to fully prepare you for the workplace            employability                                             Graduate Market 2013-2018,       by the time you graduate.
      liaising and maintaining close links with potential                                                                High Fliers Research
                                                                                                                                                            These include language learning, community volunteering,
      employers to obtain information on career                                                                                                             career skills and enhancing sustainability skills. Modules
      opportunities, internship and training programmes and 
                                                                                                                                                            successfully completed under the Award are recognised on
      competitions                                                                                                                                          your degree transcript and those students who complete
                                                                      UNM Careers
      maintaining good relationships and excellent 		                                                                                                       the full award (at least three modules) receive an additional
      collaborations with potential employers for the benefit         UNM Careers                                                                           certificate upon graduation.
      of students, employers and the University
     	offering advice on matters such as CV and cover letter                                                                                                    	 advantage-award
       writing, interview and job hunting skills            
      organising events such as careers fairs, careers talks
      and employability workshops to provide invaluable
      opportunities to meet potential employers

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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
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                   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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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

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

       Huan Yíng and Vanakkam to                                                                                                                                                      

       our International Students!”                                                                                                                                                      Student visa support
                                                                                                                                                                                         All non-Malaysian nationals who wish to study at an
                                                                                                                                                                                         educational institution in Malaysia are required to hold
       University of Nottingham Malaysia welcomes you                                                                                                                                    a valid Student Pass. We assist international students
                                                                                                                                                                                         in arranging dependant passes for spouse or family
       to one of the most diverse nations in Asia.                                                                                                                                       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                                                                           havens and modern infrastructure. However,
     which are located on the north-western coastal region of
                                                                   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)
     the island of Borneo. The country’s population is over 30                                                                                                                           We offer an airport pick-up service for new
     million.                                                                                                                     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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China Campus
      Overseas opportunities

     Nottingham has an extensive network of exciting exchange links.
     We offer life-enhancing opportunities to study abroad at our
     campuses in the UK and China as well as the chance to study for
     a period of time at partner universities across the globe.
     Universitas 21/partner                  a degree programme that is also           National Taiwan University
                                             offered at the host university. Current   Sciences Po Toulouse, France
     university exchanges                    host universities include:                Shiga University Japan               University Park Campus, UK
     The Universitas 21/partner                Aarhus University, Denmark              Tech De Monterrey, Mexico                                         If you are registered for your
     university exchange is a competitive
     programme that offers undergraduate
                                               Bocconi University, Milan Italy         The University of Groningen, The                                  degree programme at University
     students the opportunity to study at      Chungbuk National University ,
                                                                                                                                                         of Nottingham Malaysia, you
                                                                                       Universidad Del Desarrollo, Chile
     a partner university for one semester
     or one academic year as part of their     Concordia University, Canada            University of Birmingham, UK                                      can access opportunities to
     Nottingham degree. To be eligible         Korea Advanced Institute of             University of Glasgow, UK                                         study for a period of time
                                               Science and Technology (KAIST)
     you must have completed one year of                                               University of Queesland, Australia                                outside of Malaysia. Some of our
     your degree at Nottingham Malaysia        Munich University of Applied            Yonsei University, Korea
     and achieved a minimum pass mark          Science, Germany                                                                                          programmes include compulsory
     of 60%. You must also be taking                                                                                                                     periods at our UK campus.

                                                                                                                                                         Inter-campus transfer programme
           studyabroad/byschool                                                                                                                          Students registered at the Malaysia Campus are also
                                                                                                                                                         eligible to transfer to University of Nottingham UK or
                                                                                                                                                         University of Nottingham Ningbo China after at least one
                                                                                                                                                         year at the Malaysia Campus, provided there is space
                                                                                                                                                         and students meeting the requirements.

                                                                                                                                                              +60 3 8924 8193/8036/8684/8750


                                                                                                                              Jubilee Campus, UK    

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Funding your studies

                                                                 Full scholarships                                           Partial scholarships for Malaysian

     RM15 million in
                                                                 The Star Education Fund                                     students
                                                                 The University pledges several scholarships via The         50% Tinggi Foundation Scholarship
                                                                 Star Education Fund for foundation and undergraduate        Tinggi Foundation offers 50% scholarships from
                                                                 programmes of study for Malaysian students only. Visit

                                                                                                                             semester 2 onwards to deserving Malaysian students in
                                                                 The Star for details:                                       undergraduate programmes (except MPharm).

                                                                                                     February intake students (if they are considered)
                                                                                                                             will only get the scholarship from their Year 2 until
     We grant RM15 million in scholarships to deserving and      Sin Chew Daily Education Fund
                                                                                                                             completion of undergraduate course.

     academically excellent students. Applicants are selected    This fund offers several full scholarships for
                                                                 undergraduate programmes for Malaysian only. Visit
                                                                                                                             Other finance options
     based on their academic achievements and the socio-         Sin Chew for details:                                       Other finance options for undergraduate
                                                                                                                             students include:
     economic status of their family. In addition, there are                                          	
                                                                                                                               Employees Provident Fund (EPF) withdrawal scheme
                                                                                                                               for education – for Malaysian students pursuing
     various sources of financial assistance available to help                                                                 diploma and higher level
     fund your education.                                        Partial scholarships                                          National Higher Education Fund (PTPTN loan) – for
                                                                 25% High Achievers’ Scholarship                               Malaysian students doing undegraduate programmes
                                                                 This is an automatic scholarship for foundation and           only
                                                                 undergraduate programmes of study to all students.
                                                                 Students who meet the criteria will receive 25%             Students with outstanding academic results can also
                                                                 discount on the first year of their tuition fees.           seek sponsorship from other sponsoring bodies. More
                                                                                                                             information on sponsoring bodies can be found at our
                                                                 25% Dean’s Excellence Scholarship                           website.
                                                                 This scholarship entitles top achieving students a
                                                                 discount of 25% in their tuition fees at the point of
                                                                 progression.                                                      +60 3 8924 8052/8665/8063

                                                                 10% Automatic scholarships                              
                                                                 We offer several automatic scholarships for alumni of
                                                                 University of Nottingham, children of alumni, siblings, 
                                                                 spouses and alumni of Universitas 21 (U21) institutions.

                                                                 Sports and Arts Scholarship
                                                                 This scholarship is to acknowledge students' excellence
                                                                 in sports/arts to reward amateur athletes/artistic talent
                                                                 at national or international level, one award a year.
                                                                 Scholarships will be divided into two categories:
                                                                    50% discount for national level
                                                                  	75% discount for international level

                                                                 All current students are eligible to apply for these
                                                                 scholarships, however, it cannot be backdated.

                                                                 Not applicable to Master of Pharmacy (MPharm)

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See for
                                                     Digital engagement                                      Meet us in your country
                                                     In 2020 and 2021 we ran a number of online open days    Members of our International Office visit many
                                                     and virtual fairs enabling you to meet our academic     countries to meet prospective students and attend
                                                     staff and have your question answered. Some faculties   international exhibitions. We also work with a number
                                                     and schools also run their own open days throughout

                                                                                                             of international academic services, educational
                                                     the year. For the latest online events please visit     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
     You are welcome to arrange a visit to           to our staff to find out about the University and our
     the campus and meet our staff for more
     information. Please contact us to arrange for
     a visit.

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Foundation                         Foundation
Foundation programmes

                                                                                                                                                                                   Foundation programmes
                        Engineering 	 41
                        Science	42

                                                           Overview                                                                     At a glance
                                                           At the University of Nottingham        The three-semester programme           	As a foundation student you
                                                           Malaysia, we offer four foundation     is ideal if you have completed           will be a full member of the
                                                           programmes: Arts and Education,        a minimum of 11 years of formal          University and have access to
                                                           Business and Management,               education, whereas the two-              all the opportunities, support
                                                           Engineering and Science. These         semester programme is suitable           and facilities on offer.
                           Prove it                        are an ideal entry pathway for         if you have completed at least 12
                                                           our degree programmes and will         years of formal education but need     	Our programmes are carefully
                                                           provide you with the academic          to enhance your skills in order to        designed to prepare you for
                                                           skills and confidence to further       undertake an undergraduate degree.        degree-level study and have a
                                                                                                                                            high rate of progression.
                                                           your education. Upon successful
                                                                                                  If you study for the three-semester
                                                           completion of your foundation                                                 	Our foundation programmes
                                                                                                  programme, you will take all
                                                           programme, progression to an                                                     are an opportunity to gain
                                                                                                  modules, and if you take the two-
                                                           undergraduate degree is automatic                                                the skills and knowledge
                                                                                                  semester programme you will take
                                                           and unconditional.                                                               needed to undertake a range
                                                                                                  all modules offered in the second
                                                                                                                                            of bachelor degrees while
                                                           While all foundation programmes        and third semesters.
                                                                                                                                            studying at a world-class
                                                           have an English language
                                                           component, each programme is           Progression
                                                           designed to target the specific
                                                           needs of the student. Foundation
                                                           in Science, for example, covers        Successful completion of our

                                         Realise it        topics such as biology, computing,     engineering or science foundation
                                                           mathematics and psychology,            programme will enable you to go
                                                           whereas the Foundation in Arts         on to take a bachelor degree in any
                                                           focuses largely on language and        engineering or science subject at     All entry requirements, fees, school and
                                                           communication skills. We will guide    Nottingham Malaysia.                  programme information are intended as
                                                           you through non-academic tutorials,                                          a guide and were accurate at the time
                                                                                                  There are two foundation              of printing. For the most up to date
                                                           and assist you on a one-to-one basis
                                                                                                  programmes within the Faculty         information and further details of each
                                                           with personal or academic issues.
                                                                                                  of Arts and Social Sciences:          programme please visit nottingham.
                                                                                                  Foundation in Arts and Education
                                                           Two or three-semester                  and Foundation in Business and
                                                           programme                              Management. Each undergraduate              +60 3 8924 8686
                                                                                                  degree in the faculty has its
                                                           Each semester consists of 10-12                                          
                                                                                                  preferred foundation programme,
                                                           weeks of teaching and an additional                                                an-enquiry
                                                                                                  with content tailored for that
                                                           one to three weeks of assessment.
                                                                                                  programme. In addition, alternative         UoNMalaysia
                                                           Your foundation route depends on
                                                                                                  pathways are open to other degrees,
                                                           your skills and the amount of formal                                               UoNMalaysia
                                                                                                  should your academic interest
                                                           education you have undertaken.
                                                                                                  change in the programme of your   
                        Investigate it          Apply it                                          foundation year.                            foundation

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Foundation                          Duration    Intake               Malaysian fees   International fees   Entry requirements                                                                      English language
                         Engineering                         2 or 3      April and June       RM9,900          RM11,800             Engineering                                                                             IELTS (Academic): 6.0 (with
                         UNM/KPM-JPT(R2/010/3/0394)2/26      semesters   (3 semester),        per semester     per semester                                                                                                 no less than 5.5 in each
                                                             full-time   September                                                  3-Semester Entry                                                                        element)
Foundation programmes

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Foundation programmes
                                                                         (2 and 3 semester)                                         SPM                     5 Bs including additional mathematics, mathematics and
                         Science                             2 or 3      April and June       RM9,600          RM11,200                                     physics, excluding moral studies and religious studies.         TOEFL (iBT): 79 (minimum 17
                         UNM/KPM-JPT(R2/010/3/0312)9/24      semesters   (3 semester),        per semester     per semester                                 Consideration to be made based on relevant subjects.            in Writing and Listening, 18 in
                                                             full-time   September                                                                                                                                          Reading, 20 in Speaking)
                                                                                                                                    GCSE/IGCSE              1 A in mathematics and 4 Bs including physics. Consideration
                                                                         (2 and 3 semester)                                                                 to be made based on relevant subjects. Applicants who have
                                                                                                                                                            fallen short in obtaining the minimum mathematics grade         PTE (Academic): 65 (with no
                                                                                                                                                            requirement by a very narrow margin, but have obtained          less than 59 in each element)
                                                                                                                                                            grade B in additional mathematics, will be considered on a
                                                                                                                                                            case-by-case basis.                                             SPM: grade B+

                                                                                                                                    IB Middle Years         6 in mathematics and 5,5,5,5 including physics, excluding
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            1119 (GCE O): grade C
                                                                                                                                    Programme (IB MYP)      Personal Project. Consideration to be made based on relevant
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            GCSE O-Level: grade C
                                                                                                                                    2-Semester Entry
                                                                                                                                    A Level                 CCC, including mathematics and physics, excluding critical      IGCSE (First Language):
                                                                                                                                                            thinking and general studies.                                   grade C
                                                                                                                                    AS Level                BBB, including mathematics and physics, excluding critical
                                                                                                                                                            thinking and general studies.                                   IGCSE (Second Language):
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            grade B
                                                                                                                                    STPM                    BBB, including mathematics and physics, excluding
                                                                                                                                                            Pengajian Am.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            IB MYP: 4
                                                                                                                                    UEC                     4 B3s and 1 B4, including mathematics and physics,
                                                                                                                                                            excluding Bahasa Malaysia and Chinese language.                 MUET: Band 4
                                                                                                                                    IB Diploma              24 points, with 4,4,4 at Higher Level including mathematics
                                                                                                                                                            and physics.                                                    UEC: grade B3
                                                                                                                                    SAM or other            ATAR 74 including mathematics and physics (consideration
                                                                                                                                    Australian              to be made based on relevant subjects).
                                                                                                                                    Canadian Ontario        70% average based on 6 subjects, including Advanced
                                                                                                                                    Grade 12 Secondary      Functions, Calculus and Vectors and relevant science
                                                                                                                                    School Diploma          subjects. Consideration to be made based on relevant
                                                                                                                                    (OSSD)                  individual grades if specific subjects are required.

                                                                                                                                                            Canadian Secondary School Diplomas from other provinces
                                                                                                                                                            are acceptable and to be assessed based on the University’s
                                                                                                                                    High School Diploma     Minimum final GPA of 3.0 (out of 4) in High School Diploma
                                                                                                                                    (US Style Curriculum)   with grade B in mathematics or pre-calculus and physics in
                                                                                                                                                            grade 11 or 12.
                                                                                                                                    Applicants who have successfully completed 12 years of education (definitions
                                                                                                                                    will vary according to school system) and meet the entry requirements for the
                                                                                                                                    programme, may be eligible to apply for the 2-Semester entry. Acceptance is at the
                                                                                                                                    discretion of the University.
                                                                                                                                    Students who do not meet these entry requirements may be considered on a case-by-case basis. Please see our entry
                                                                                                                                    requirement guidelines on page 92.

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Entry requirements                                                                       English language                  Entry requirements                                                                      English language
                                                                                                                  requirements                                                                                                              requirements

                         Science                                                                                  IELTS (Academic): 6.0 (with       Foundation in Science leading to MPharm (Hons) Pharmacy - (3-Semester Entry Only)
                                                                                                                  no less than 5.5 in each
                         3-Semester Entry                                                                                                           SPM/GCSE/IGCSE          5 Bs in relevant academic subjects, including biology,
Foundation programmes

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Foundation programmes
                                                                                                                                                                            chemistry, physics and either mathematics or additional
                         SPM/GCSE/IGCSE          5 Bs including mathematics and 2 science subjects (biology,                                                                mathematics, excluding moral studies and religious studies.
                                                 chemistry or physics), excluding moral studies and religious     TOEFL (iBT): 79 (minimum 17
                                                 studies. Consideration to be made based on relevant              in Writing and Listening, 18 in   Other Qualifications    Acceptance is at the discretion of the School and must meet
                                                 subjects.                                                        Reading, 20 in Speaking)                                  the prerequisite requirement of the programme.
                         IB Middle Years         5, 5, 5, 5, 5 including mathematics and 2 sciences subjects                                        All progressing Foundation candidates into Master of Pharmacy (Honours)
                         Programme (IB MYP)      (biology, chemistry or physics), excluding Personal Project.     PTE (Academic): 65 (with no
                                                                                                                  less than 59 in each element)     programme are expected to fulfil the English language requirement as stipulated by
                                                 Consideration to be made based on relevant subjects.                                               the School of Pharmacy at the Malaysia Campus.
                         2-Semester Entry                                                                                                           Students who do not meet these entry requirements may be considered on a case-by-case basis. Please see our entry
                                                                                                                  SPM: grade B+
                                                                                                                                                    requirement guidelines on page 92.
                         A Level                 CCC, including mathematics and 2 science subjects (biology,
                                                 chemistry or physics), excluding critical thinking and general   1119 (GCE O): grade C
                         AS Level                BBB, including mathematics and 2 science subjects (biology,      GCSE O-Level: grade C
                                                 chemistry or physics), excluding critical thinking and general
                                                 studies.                                                         IGCSE (First Language):
                         STPM                    BBB, including mathematics and 2 science subjects (biology,      grade C
                                                 chemistry or physics), excluding Pengajian Am.
                                                                                                                  IGCSE (Second Language):
                         UEC                     4 B3s and 1 B4, including mathematics and 2 science subjects     grade B
                                                 (biology, chemistry or physics) excluding Bahasa Malaysia
                                                 and Chinese language.
                                                                                                                  IB MYP: 4
                         IB Diploma              24 points with 4,4,4 at Higher Level, including mathematics
                                                 and 2 science subjects (biology, chemistry or physics).          MUET: Band 4
                         SAM or other            ATAR 74 including mathematics and 2 science subjects.
                         Australian                                                                               UEC: grade B3
                         Canadian Ontario        70% average based on 6 subjects, including mathematics
                         Grade 12 Secondary      and 2 relevant science subjects. Consideration to be made
                         School Diploma          based on relevant individual grades if specific subjects are
                         (OSSD)                  required.
                                                 Canadian Secondary School Diplomas from other provinces
                                                 are acceptable and to be assessed based on the University’s
                         High School Diploma     Minimum final GPA 3.0 (out of 4) with Grade B in
                         (US Style Curriculum)   mathematics or pre-calculus and two science subjects
                                                 (biology, chemistry or physics) in grade 11 or 12.

                         Applicants who have successfully completed 12 years of education (definitions
                         will vary according to school system) and meet the entry requirements for the
                         programme, may be eligible to apply for the 2-Semester entry. Acceptance is at the
                         discretion of the University.
                         Students who do not meet these entry requirements may be considered on a case-by-case basis. Please see our entry
                         requirement guidelines on page 92.

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Foundation in Engineering                                                                            Foundation in Science                                      Environmental and Geographical Sciences
                        The Foundation in Engineering will give you a broad                                                  To fully prepare you for your chosen area of study,          Biology 2
                        understanding of the fundamentals of engineering and                                                 the Foundation in Science covers topics in biology,          Biology 3
                        a solid grounding in mathematics and other subjects,                                                 chemistry and mathematics as well as specialist              Chemistry 2
                        enabling you to successfully proceed to a BEng or                                                    modules for Pharmacy, Bioscience, Environmental
                                                                                                                                                                                          Chemistry 3 or Introduction to Psychology 2
Foundation programmes

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Foundation programmes
                        MEng undergraduate engineering degree. You will have                                                 and Geographical Science, Computer Science,
                        opportunities to interact with students and lecturers                                                Mathematical Science and Psychology pathways. You
                        across the Faculty of Engineering, which will help you to   Our suite of foundation programmes       will also be given extra support in study skills, so you   Pharmacy and Biosciences
                        make an informed decision on the branch of engineering      offer the ideal preparation for          can progress to undergraduate level with confidence.         Biology 2
                        that you would like to pursue. As an engineering student    undergraduate study, ensuring students
                        you will spend a significant amount of time performing                                               You will follow a dedicated pathway through the              Biology 3
                                                                                    are fully prepared for a degree in a     foundation programme based on your choice of degree
                        lab work, as well as participating in tutorials, written                                                                                                          Chemistry 2
                                                                                    world-class university.                  programme–for example, psychology or computer
                        assignments and attending lectures. There is a strong
                                                                                                                             science.                                                     Chemistry 3
                        emphasis on the teaching of mathematical and physical
                        sciences. You will also be introduced to computer
                                                                                                                             You will take all compulsory modules and some optional
                        language and programmes, as well as study and                                                                                                                   Psychology
                                                                                                                             modules according to your selected degree pathway.
                        research techniques essential for undergraduate level                                                                                                             Biology 2
                        programmes.                                                                                          With plenty of opportunities to interact with students
                                                                                                                             and staff, you will be given the chance to fully explore     Biology 3
                                                                                                                             the Faculty of Science. This will help support you to
                        First semester                                                                                       identify, and then pursue, a degree in the science field
                                                                                                                                                                                          Introduction to Psychology 2
                        Typical core modules                                                                                                                                              Principles of Education
                                                                                                                             of your choice.
                          Computer Methods for Engineers
                                                                                                                             Typical core modules (April/June semester)
                          Light, Waves and Electron
                          Principles of Chemistry                                                                              Biology 1
                          Probability and Statistics                                                                           Fundamentals of Computing
                          Study Skills for Engineers                                                                           Introduction to Psychology 1
                                                                                                                               Mathematics 1
                        Second semester                                                                                      Typical core modules (September semester)
                        Typical core modules
                                                                                                                               Academic & Professional Skills for Foundation
                                                                                                                               Chemistry 1
                          Electricity and Magnetism
                                                                                                                               Communications & Networks
                          Mathematics for Engineers
                                                                                                                               Mathematics 2
                          Mechanics and Matter
                                                                                                                             Typical optional modules (January semester)
                        Third semester
                        Typical core modules                                                                                 Computer Science and Mathematical Sciences
                          Advanced Calculus                                                                                    Fundamentals of Programming
                          Programming for Engineers                                                                            Internet Programming
                          Thermal Physics and Circular Motion
                                                                                                                               Mathematics 3
                        Typical optional modules                                                                               Mathematics 4
                        You may choose one of the following optional modules:
                          Applications of Electromagnetism
                          Thermal Chemistry

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