How You Can Afford Education at Top UK University in Malaysia

By Uni Enrol - April 09, 2021
How to Fund Your Studies Read about how University of Southampton Malaysia, one of the top UK universities globally, is helping students get affordable UK degree.
How You Can Afford Education at Top UK University in Malaysia

Do you dream of studying in a foreign country? Meet friends from different countries and experience various cultures?

The University of Southampton Malaysia (UoSM) is the top-ranked UK university in Malaysia. It offers students an affordable path to quality UK education in Engineering, Computer Science, and Business.

So how does UoSM make education affordable for you?

 

You Pay for a UK Education in Malaysian Ringgit

For Business and Computer Science students who opt for the 3+0 courses, you’ll go through the same syllabus as your UK counterparts but pay your tuition fees in Malaysian Ringgit. For those who choose the 2+1 and 1+2 transfer options, your time in Malaysia will greatly reduce your financial burden since your tuition fees and living expenses are a fraction of the cost in UK.

For Engineering students, spending your first 2 years in Malaysia will help you save on tuition fees and living expenses as well. What’s more, you’ll get a 20% discount when you transfer to the UK to complete your degree!

To further lighten your financial burden, all UoSM’s degree courses are eligible for PTPTN loans. This is another avenue for you to lower the cost of your studies while studying in Malaysia. Read more about applying for PTPTN loans here.

On top of that, there are also scholarships and financial aids available for students. The scholarships are merit based and do not require you to attend any interviews. Read on to find out about the scholarships and financial aids!

 

Funding Options for Foundation Courses

Top Achiever Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to students with 4As or more in SPM and O-Level. The amount covered is up to RM29,100.

The courses that are eligible for the Top Achiever Scholarship are Business, Computer Science and Engineering Foundation Year.

For Engineering Foundation Year students, you’ll need to complete Years 1 and 2 of your selected engineering degree programme in Malaysia.

Young Engineer Study Grant

The Young Engineer Study Grant is for UEC students who are enrolling in the Engineering Foundation Year course. New Engineering Foundation Year students will be eligible to receive this RM1,500 grant.

UoSM Study Grant

This grant is specifically for students who are enrolling into the Computer Science or Business Foundation Year courses. It provides students up to RM2,500 off their tuition fee.

 

Funding Options for Degree Courses

Top Achiever Scholarship

For students looking to enrol in UoSM’s Engineering,Computer Science and Economics and Actuarial Science courses, the Top Achiever Scholarship covers up to 100% of your tuition fees. A minimum of 3A* 1A in A-Level is required to be considered for this scholarship.

Dean’s Progression Scholarship

You are eligible to receive tuition fee waiver of up to RM51,700 for your Year 1 Engineering/Computer Science degree fees with a minimum average of 90% in your Foundation studies. Scoring 85% in your Business Foundation Year will make you eligible to receive a tuition fee waiver of RM38,500 for your Year 1 Business degree course.

UoSM Study Grant

This grant is specifically for students who are enrolling into UoSM’s Business (except Management) and Computer Science undergraduate courses. It provides students up to RM5,000 off their tuition fee.

Transition Bursary

UoSM Engineering degree Year 2 students who successfully transfer to the UK campus for their Years 3 and 4 can enjoy a 20% deduction in tuition fees.

Best part of these scholarships and grants? You don’t have to apply for them! You are automatically considered as part of your course application.

UoSM continues to provide top quality education and facilities to students looking to prepare themselves for the working world. Through a combination of scholarships, financial aids, and transfer options, students will be able to obtain a quality UK degree at a reasonable cost.

 

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