UPM offers full time programmes to qualified candidates with STPM/equivalent, Matriculation/Foundation, Diploma/equivalent qualifications as these are entry requirements for its Bachelor Degree. Candidates with SPM/equivalent qualification are eligible to apply for Diploma and Diploma Preparatory Diploma.
UPM offers more than 400 fields of postgraduate study in its effort to transform Malaysia into a higher education hub of excellence at the regional and international level. UPM constantly strives to produce well-balanced students from the academic and ethical aspects. UPM currently has the highest percentage of academicians with PhD in Malaysia. It also provides a conducive environment and invaluable learning experience to its students from more than 60 countries. Those who are interested in postgraduate education programmes (except management) must submit their applications through the School of Graduate Studies (SGS), whereas those interested in the field of management should apply through the Graduate School of Management (GSM). Both programmes are conducted on a full-time and part-time basis. Students interested in Bachelor and Postgraduate studies through the Distance Learning Programme must apply to UPM Education & Training (UPMET).
Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) gives priority to the students’ essentials and their well-being especially among current students who are studying in UPM. Hence, UPM ensures that it provides an array of technology equipment and facilities in order to guarantee that the students’ welfare is well taken care of.
In line with that, various programs and non-academic related activities are carried out so as to provide a conducive environment where students can appreciate quality leisure times and subsequently creating balance between academic achievement, soft skills and sustainable living.
Information that can guide you as a UPM current student :
Universiti Putra Malaysi (UPM is a vibrant institute of research and learning that stands in lieu of servicing the nation's interest. As a world-renowned research university, UPM seeks to achieve the highest levels of distinction in the discovery and transmission of knowledge and understanding.
Besides UPM’s distinctiveness in its commitment to undergraduate teaching and research, the University is proud to be globally regarded as one of the universities with such a green and natural learning environment.
Today, more than 5,000 faculty members instruct approximately 18,000 undergraduate students and 10,000 graduate students. he nation’s and University's generous financial aid and sponsorship programmes ensure that talented students from all economic backgrounds can afford a UPM education.
UPMKB is a branch campus of UPM with one faculty, the Faculty of Agriculture and Food Sciences. This faculty comprises five academic departments: Department of Crop Science, Department of Forestry Science, Department of Social Science, Department of Basic Science and Engineering, and Department of Animal Science and Fishery. The faculty offers various Diploma , Bachelor , Master with thesis and PhD programmes.
As of February 2013, UPM workforce is made up of 6,555 committed individuals in respective fields. Out of that, over 1,750 staff are academic officers and they include the Adjunct Lectures, Visiting Professors, Special Lecturers and Consultants.
Non-academic staff amount to 888 under the Management and Professional services, and 3,498 under the Support services.
Your relationship with the UPM community does not end upon graduation. UPM graduates are welcome to join the UPM Alumni Association, which is dedicated to strengthening the bonds of friendship and networks from a variety of expertise. In fact, many members of the UPM Alumni have been appointed as ambassadors at large for their contributions in their fields, and they have left a big impact on society and the nation and enhanced the university’s reputation at the international level.
Since 1971, the UPM Alumni list has grown to an impressive list of 145,000 people - not only in Malaysia, but from all over the world, including Australia, Iran, France, Myanmar and Saudi Arabia. Armed with a desire to foster fraternity with their Alma mater, UPM Alumni have managed to share great ideas and speak critically for the development of a dynamic university in the realisation of our vision and mission.