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Foreign University Branch Campus in Malaysia

Enrolling at a foreign university branch campus in Malaysia is value for money where you can save on tuition fees & living costs. Plus, you will still get the same qualification as those studying at the home campus in United Kingdom, Australia, Ireland and China. These reputable universities offer programmes identical in structure and content to those at their home campuses. 

Curtin University, Malaysia

Curtin University continues to build a strong global presence, with campuses in Perth, Dubai, Singapore, Mauritius and of course the magnificent Sarawak, Malaysia. Ranking in the top 1 per cent of universities worldwide, Curtin University offer practical, internationally recognized courses that are designed with direct input from industry, so students graduate with the skills and knowledge they need in the ever-changing global marketplace. Curtin University offer quality Curtin courses and undifferentiated study experience in a uniquely Malaysian setting. 
Located in Miri, Sarawak’s second largest and most cosmopolitan city. A fast-growing city of over 350,000 inhabitants with a strong economy and varied attractions, Miri offers students a vibrant living and learning environment. 1,200-acre beautifully-landscaped garden campus just 20 kilometres from the city centre offers the perfect environment for university studies. It boasts a comprehensive list of campus facilities and vibrant campus lifestyle for students from all over the world.
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Heriot-Watt University Malaysia (HWUM) - Putrajaya

Heriot-Watt University Malaysia offers high quality British education and global study opportunities at modern campus in Putrajaya. Offer a range of programmes at foundation, undergraduate and postgraduate level. £35 million was invested in Malaysia campus, which is the first ‘green campus’ in the country. A truly international university with five global campuses, partners in 150 countries and 30,000 students studying worldwide.

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Monash University Malaysia - Bandar Sunway, Selangor

Established in 1998, Monash University Malaysia is the third largest campus of Australia’s largest university and the first foreign university campus in Malaysia. We are a premier research-intensive Australian university ranked among the top 50 universities globally by the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2023, and a member of Australia’s prestigious Group of Eight (Go8). Monash University is also ranked 42 in the latest QS World University Rankings.

A self-accrediting university, campus offers a distinctly international and culturally rich environment with approximately 9300 students from more than 79 countries. Students are taught by highly qualified academic staff from across the world and the same rigorous standards are applied at the campus as at other Monash campuses.

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Newcastle University Medicine Malaysia (NUMed) - Iskandar Puteri, Johor

Newcastle University UK established an international branch campus in Johor, Malaysia, in 2011. NUMed Malaysia provides undergraduate degrees in medicine (MBBS) and biomedical sciences (BSc). There are also opportunities for foundation and postgraduate study.

The study courses are identical to those provided in the UK and lead to the same degrees. Students will get a UK qualification from a university with international recognition. The cost will be less than that of studying for the same degrees in the UK.

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Royal College of Surgeons In Ireland And University College Dublin (RCSI+UCD) Malaysia Campus

Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI) – University of Medicine & Health Sciences
The Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI) was established in 1784 as the national training body for surgery in Ireland and has been at the forefront of healthcare education till present. RCSI is the largest medical school in Ireland with its main campus in Dublin and branch campuses in Bahrain and Malaysia. RCSI is the only medical school that delivers its excellence in medical education in three different countries around the world. The university is ranked in the Top 2% by the Times Higher World University Rankings. Known for its single focus on healthcare, RCSI is a knowledge hub that gathers inspiring medical educators, experienced clinicians and ground-breaking researchers.

University College Dublin (UCD) – Ireland’s Global University
UCD School of Medicine is one of Ireland’s leading medical school. It was founded in 1855 and offers medical education led by specialist staff across an extensive network of academic and clinical locations. UCD is ranked within Top 1% of higher education institutions worldwide and internationally recognised for providing healthcare education, with long- established partnerships, links and affiliations with institutions in the United States, Canada, China and Malaysia. More than just a medical school, UCD is home to dedicated researchers, scientists, clinicians, students and graduates – committed to contributing to society. It has a broad and dynamic portfolio of research, education, and training programme and is currently managing research grants worth more than €85 million.

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Swinburne University of Technology Sarawak Campus

Swinburne University of Technology Sarawak Campus is the international branch campus of Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne, Australia. The Sarawak campus opened in Kuching, the capital city of the Malaysian state of Sarawak, in 2000. The campus is a partnership between Swinburne Australia and the Sarawak government. The campus is part of a long-term strategy by Swinburne Australia, established in 1908, to globalize its operations and provide its students with international living, working and learning opportunities.

Only 15 minutes away from the heart of Kuching city and nestled within commercial and residential areas, the 16.5-acre campus offers undergraduate degrees in engineering, science, commerce, computing and design that are identical to those of its home campus in Australia. Also offered are postgraduate research programs at PhD and masters in these disciplines as well as the MBA (International) and MA (TESOL). Also included is the one-year foundation programs in business, design, information technology/ multimedia, engineering and science. A range of English language proficiency programs are also available.

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University of Nottingham Malaysia (UNM) - Semenyih, Selangor

Gain a UK degree closer to home with with University of Nottingham Malaysia (UNM).  It costs less to study in Malaysia than it does in the UK. University of Nottingham Malaysia offers you a high-quality education and is ranked 17th in the UK by the QS World University Rankings 2024. 85% of academic staff have PhDs and adopt a student-centric approach to learning. A diverse student community from 75 countries that delivers a truly global studying experience.

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University of Reading Malaysia - Iskandar Puteri, Johor

A wholly-owned International branch campus of the University of Reading, one of the UK’s leading universities with a distinguished global reputation for teaching and research. The University of Reading is recognised for its excellence in teaching and research. The university is ranked 75 in the world for international outlook (THE 2020). 2016 marked the University’s 90th anniversary and we have over 150 years of history, with origins as a University of Oxford extension college.

The University received a license to establish an international branch campus in 2013 and opened the doors to its campus in Educity in September 2015. As a wholly-owned branch campus, the University provides students with an English-speaking international environment that adopts the same high-quality teaching and learning approach used at UK campus. 

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University of Southampton Malaysia (UoSM) - Iskandar Puteri, Johor

The University of Southampton has seven campuses, six in the UK and one in Malaysia. Were invited by the Malaysian Government to establish a branch campus for engineering within the EduCity development in Iskandar, Malaysia with campus opening in October 2012. Currently offering a range of globally recognised programmes across the fields of Engineering, Business, and Computer Science. Students now study in the university’s new world class facilities and, with the new flexible models of delivery, students can complete their entire degree at UoSM or study part of their degree at Southampton UK. 

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Xiamen University Malaysia (XMUM) - Sepang, Selangor

Xiamen University Malaysia (XMUM) is the first overseas campus set up by a renowned Chinese university and the first Chinese university branch campus in Malaysia. Located in the vicinity of Bandar Kota Warisan, Sepang, Selangor, it’s just 15 minutes ride from the country’s administrative center of Putrajaya or 45 km southwest of Kuala Lumpur. It is built on an area of 150 acres with a planned total floor space of 470,000 square meters. XMUM aspires to become a university with a distinct global outlook, which features first-class teaching and research, and embraces cultural diversity. With the exception of Chinese Studies and Traditional Chinese Medicine, the medium of instruction for all other programmes is English.

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