Universiti Putra Malaysia Courses
Bachelor’s level course lists and summaries
Faculty of Agriculture and Food Sciences
Faculty of Agriculture
Faculty of Biotechnology and Biomolecular Sciences
Faculty of Computer Science and Information Technology
Faculty of Design and Architecture
Faculty of Economics and Management
Faculty of Educational Studies
Faculty of Engineering
Faculty of Environmental Studies
Faculty of Food Science and Technology
Faculty of Forestry
Faculty of Human Ecology
Faculty of Science
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine
Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences
Faculty of Communication
Master’s level courses
The courses which have number 4 as the first number in the course code are 4000-level Bachelor/Master courses (MGM4149, for example). These courses can be acknowledged as Master’s level courses depending on your home institution. If you currently study in a graduate program, the 4000-level courses will automatically be marked as Master courses in your UPM Transcript of Records. You can find the 4000-level course listed in the documents linked above.
5000-6000 level courses
The courses with numbers 5 and 6 as the first number in the course code are advanced Graduate level/Master courses (MGM5149, for example). If you are currently studying in a graduate program, we recommend selecting 4000, 5000 & 6000 level courses. You can find the lists of all available master-level courses in the documents linked below.
Course List 4000 & 5000
Below you will find example syllabi:
In case you cannot find the syllabi for your wished courses in the documents above, please do not hesitate and contact us at email@example.com
All the courses are included in the official curriculum of the university and are held in English. Both Malay and international and other exchange students attend the same classes.
How to choose the courses
You can choose 2-6 courses per semester from a faculty that matches your major field of studies.
You are recommended to choose a maximum of 5 courses, unless you need to take courses worth of 30 ECTS.
You can still make changes to your course selections plan after arriving at UPM.
Please note that UPM reserves rights to changes in the course offerings.
When are the courses organized?
Check that the courses you would like to take are organized during the semester you wish to partake. Please note that the autumn semester is semester 1 (September intake) and the spring semester is semester 2 (February intake).
Please note that elective courses are not organized every semester. The list of elective courses is finalized approximately a couple of months before the semester by the university.
There is an 80 % obligatory attendance. Failure to adhere to this requirement may lead to failing the course.
In addition to the courses mentioned above, you have the chance to attend additional distance learning courses in the fields of Economics, Marketing, Sociology, and Politics. All the courses are taught from a distance and can be joined independently from place and time. This gives you the ultimate flexibility to combine your study abroad experience with various academic courses.
All information about the eCampus can be found here.
You have the chance to opt for distance learning courses during your application process. Please note that each distance learning course is worth 5 ECTS and comes at an additional charge of 149€ / 167USD.
After completing your eCampus courses, you will receive an academic transcript issued by Undiknas University. Additionally, you will receive a participation certificate for each completed distance learning course.