umt / Universiti Malaysia Terengganu
Exchange Program @UMT
Kuala Terengganu Malaysia
Program A/B
2020 Fall (1st,2nd Cycle)

General Information

Host Institution

Universiti Malaysia Terengganu strives to become a leading global university especially in the niche area of marine sciences and aquatic resources. The five main pillars of the university’s strategy namely outstanding talent, excellence in teaching and learning, exceptional research, knowledge transfer and enhancement of image has continued to strengthen this undertaking especially in the fields of marine sciences and aquatic resources. Supporting this endeavor too is the unique location of the main campus by the South China Sea while its many research stations are located in lakes, wetlands, islands and tropical forests.

Mailing Address
Pusat Antarabangsa, Universiti Malaysia Terengganu , Kuala Terengganu , Terengganu

Study Abroad Year
Fall Semester
Nomination Deadline
1st cycle:06/Jan/2020
2nd cycle: 16/Mar/2020
Contact information

Accept Program A 5students / Semester
Accept Program B

5students / Semester

approx USD $600

Local currency2,500

Local currency exchange rate

1USD ≒4.18

Update date 09/Apr/2020 06:16:15
Outline ID 491

List of study programs that are open for international exchanges

Content Exchange Program @UMT calls outstanding students to experience a Malaysian diverse culture and a local Terengganu atmosphere to study for one semester. This program is available for international students who are interested in a number of uniquely Malaysian perspective subjects in social and cultural aspects, economics, natural sciences and mother natures.
Teaching Language English
Exchange Duration
1st Semester
From: 01/Sep/2020 To: 31/Jan/2021
2nd Semester
From: 01/Feb/2021 To: 30/Jun/2021
*Students can choose either 1 semester study or 2 semesters study

TBD for the exact date of semester begin

Language Proficiency Requirements

Accept Native English
TOEFL ITP: 485 - 525, IELTS: 5 - 5.5(Prerequisite)

Fair command of English (proven by an English proficiency certificate such as TOEFL ITP 500, IELTS 5 with each Band no less than 3; or others)

Academic Field
--Agricultural Business Operations, --Agricultural Economics, --Agricultural Mechanization, --Agroecology and Sustainable Agriculture, --Agronomy and Crop Science, --Animal Husbandry, --Animal Sciences, --Equine Studies, --Farm and Ranch Management, --Horticulture Operations, --International Agriculture, --Plant Protection and Integrated Pest Management, --Range Science and Management, --Soil Sciences, --Viticulture and Enology,
--Anatomy, --Animal Physiology, --Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, --Biomathematics, Bioinformatics, and Computational Biology, --Biometry/Biometrics, --Biophysics, --Botany/Plant Biology, --Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, --Endocrinology, --Entomology, --Genetics, --Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography, --Marine Sciences, --Microbiology and Immunology, --Neuroscience, --Oncology and Cancer Biology, --Parasitology, --Physiology, --Plant Physiology, --Toxicology, --Wildlife Biology, --Zoology/Animal Biology,
--Accounting, --Actuarial Science, --Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, --Auditing, --Business Communications, --Business Management, --Business Statistics, --Construction Management, --E-Commerce, --Economics, --Entrepreneurship, --Fashion Merchandising, --Finance, --Human Resources Management, --Insurance, --International Business/Trade/Commerce, --Labor and Industrial Relations, --Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management, --Management Information Systems, --Marketing, --Organizational Behavior Studies, --Organizational Leadership, --Real Estate,
--Advertising, --Digital Communication and Media, --Intercultural Communication, --Journalism, --Mass Communication/Media Studies, --Photojournalism, --Public Relations, --Publishing, --Radio and Television, --Speech Communication and Rhetoric,
Computer and Information Sciences
--Artificial Intelligence, --Computer and IT Support Services, --Computer Applications Programming, --Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications, --Informatics, --Modeling, Virtual Environments and Simulation, --Web Page/Multimedia Design,
--Agricultural Engineering, --Automotive Engineering Technology, --Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering, --Ceramic Sciences and Engineering, --Chemical Engineering, --Civil Engineering, --Computer Engineering, --Computer Software Engineering, --Drafting and Design Technology, --Electrical and Electronics Engineering, --Environmental Engineering, --Geological/Geophysical Engineering, --Hydraulics and Fluid Power Technology, --Industrial Engineering, --Manufacturing Engineering, --Mechanical Engineering, --Metallurgical Engineering, --Mining and Mineral Engineering, --Nanotechnology, --Nuclear Engineering Technology, --Paper Science and Engineering, --Petroleum Engineering, --Polymer/Plastics Engineering, --Robotics, and Automation Engineering, --Surveying Engineering, --Systems Engineering, --Textile Sciences and Engineering, --Transportation Engineering, --Water Resources Engineering,
English Language and Literature
--English Literature (British and Commonwealth), --General Literature, --Professional/Technical Writing, --Writing,
Foreign Languages and Literatures
--Indonesian/Malay Languages and Literatures,
Health Sciences
--Natural Products Chemistry and Pharmacognosy, --Occupational Therapy, --Veterinary Technology,
Hospitality and Tourism
--Culinary Arts, --Event Planning, --Hospitality Management, --Hotel and Restaurant Management, --Tourism Management,
Human Services
--Community Organization and Advocacy, --Mortuary Science, --Public Administration, --Social Work,
International/Global Studies
--International Relations and Affairs, --Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution,
Law/Criminal Justice
--Business Law, --Corrections, --Corrections Administration, --Court Reporting, --Criminology, --Financial Forensics and Fraud Investigation, --Fire Science/Fire-fighting, --Forensic Science and Technology, --International Business, Trade, and Tax Law, --International Law, --Juvenile Corrections, --Law Enforcement Intelligence Analysis, --Legal Assistant/Paralegal, --Legal Studies, --Pre-Law Studies,
--Statistics, --Topology and Foundations,
Natural Resources/Conservation
--Environmental Science, --Forestry, --Land Use Planning, --Marine Resources Management, --Sustainability Studies,
--Behavioral Sciences, --Biopsychology, --Clinical Psychology, --Cognitive Psychology and Psycholinguistics, --Counseling Psychology, --Decision Sciences, --Developmental and Child Psychology, --Dispute Resolution, --Educational Psychology, --Forensic Psychology, --Industrial and Organizational Psychology,
Social Sciences
--Anthropology, --Cartography/GIS, --Family and Consumer Sciences, --Geography, --Human Development and Family Studies, --Political Science and Government, --Sociology, --Urban Studies, --Work and Family Studies,
Instruction Facilities and Other Supports
Scholarship information
Housing Type
  • Dormitory

Housing charge
Cost of living

Estimated living cost per month excluding Housing Fee

$ 300 - 400 per month
Medical Insurance Required (For student)

1.0 Calling Visa
1.1 Begin 01 January 2014, Malaysian Department of Immigration Malaysia has decided that calling visa is compulsory to all international students.
1.2 All calling visa expenses are to be borne by the prospective students themselves in a telegraphic transfer/bank draft form which payable to:
Purpose of Payment : Calling Visa Processing Fees
Account Name : Bendahari Universiti Malaysia Terengganu
Bank Name : CIMB Islamic
Account No : 8601751742
Bank Address : CIMB Bank Berhad
Cawangan Kuala Terengganu
Lot 3083, Jalan Sultan Ismail,
20200 Kuala Terengganu, Malaysia
Swift Code : CIBBMYKL
Amount Payable : Refer to the Processing Fees Table

Processing Fees Table
Bil. Duration of study in UMT Processing fees (MYR)
1. 3 month 744.60
2. 4 month 777.94
3. 5 month 811.27
4. 6 month 844.60
5. 7 month 877.94
6. 8 month 911.27
7. 9 month 944.60
8. 10 month 977.94
9. 11 month 1,011.27
10. 12 month 1,044.60

1.3 All document(s) below must reach our address or email at 3 month prior to your registration day:

a) Offer Letter.
b) Passport size photograph (White background 3.5cm x 4.5cm) you can go this link to check your photo
c) Clear copy of all pages of the passport including the empty pages and passport validity (must be at least 12 months from the expected date of entry) each application should have a maximum of only 2 pages of the student’s passport visible on each photocopied sheet.
d) A copy of academic and other related certificates.
e) A proof of payment slip for visa processing at MYR740.00-MYR1,040.00 (The processing fees depends on duration of study in UMT)
f) A completed letter of acceptance.
g) Confirmation letter as a student from the original university.

*Please use the scanner and please sent us the clear copy.

1.4 IMPORTANT: Please ensure that International Centre will receive the exact amount and all document. Otherwise UMT International Centre will not able to process your VDR application. Once the application has been approved by the Immigration Department of Malaysia, the approval letter will send to the faculty for the faculty to send to the student.

1.5 Students are required to enter Malaysia within 3 month after the issuance of the VDR. Upon arrival student will be given a social visit pass but its validity is limited to between 14 to 90 days. You are advised to enter Malaysia prior to your registration date, but not earlier than 7 days before the date.

1.6 In order to convert the social visit pass to student pass, you must register as UMT student as soon as possible. Once registered, you have to submit your valid original passport to UMT International Centre.

Please inform prospective dates of acceptance if the dates would be later than UMAP's Timeline for onlire placement period. It helps students to choose their preferences.

Link to the Course List available for international students / Other related links

Regular Academic Calendar (indicate the period)

First Semester
From:01/Sep/2020To:31/Jan/2021(5 months)
Second Semester
From:01/Feb/2021To:30/Jun/2021(5 months)
Third Semester
Fourth Semester
Website of academic year

Semester Load in Credits/Units

1UCTS = 1Credit/1.5ECTS/3CATS *What's UCTS?


General Timetable and Requirements for Graduation

Total Number of Credits Needed for Graduation
Number of Years Typically Needed to Complete Undergraduate Program

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