By clicking on or navigating the site, you agree to allow us to collect information on and off Studee through cookies. Studee cookies policy

University of Southampton, Malaysia

University of Southampton, Malaysia

Check whether University of Southampton, Malaysia is right for you as an international student.

Speak to a personal advisor (free service)

Uni facts

Gelang Patah, Malaysia
  • Type Public
  • Rank 96
  • International students 7190
  • Nationalities 135
  • Total programs 3
  • Acceptance rate 83%

Study abroad at the University of Southampton, Malaysia

The University of Southampton Malaysia (UoSM) is an overseas campus of the University of Southampton based in the suburb of Gelang Patah, Malaysia. It focuses on engineering degrees offering a foundation year in engineering and undergraduate programs in aeronautics and astronautics, electrical and electronic engineering, and mechanical engineering.

Students studying on one of UoSM’s four year engineering programs can study for two years in Malaysia, and two years in Southampton.

The campus of UoSM is part of the EduCity complex, which is home to several other international university campuses, meaning it has a diverse and vibrant student atmosphere. The complex offers student housing, world class sports facilities and modern, state-of-the-art laboratories and computing suites.

University of Southampton, Malaysia logo

Why study at UoSM?

  • Employability

    UoSM graduates are regularly targeted by top industry employers

  • Highly ranked

    The University of Southampton is ranked in the top 100 universities in the world (QS World University Rankings 2019)

Life as an international student

UoSM welcomes students from all over the world, including UK students from the main University of Southampton campus.

The University offers a meet and greet service for international students arriving at Kuala Lumpur airport to make your arrival at UoSM easy and stress free. There are also a number of support services available during your time in Malaysia, including a welcome program and pastoral support.

There’s a huge range of facilities you can take advantage of while you’re studying a UoSM, including an Olympic size swimming pool, sports pitches and an indoor arena. There are also social clubs and societies you can join to meet people and make new friends.

Student life & facilities

Group of students planning a presentation in a living room
  • No. of All Weather Sports Pitches
    • No. of Swimming pools
    • No. of Squash Courts
    • No. of Tennis Courts
    • No. of Basketball Courts
    • No. of volleyball courts
  • Library
    • Group Study Rooms
    • Quiet Areas
  • Transport
    • Campus Bus Service
  • Food & Restaurants
    • Restaurants
    • Cafe’s
  • Fitness Centre
    • Free Weights
    • Fitness Classes
    • Swimming Pool
  • Sports Facilities
    • Sport facilities
    • No. of Natural Turf Soccer Pitches
  • Tutoring Support
    • Student Tutoring & Support
    • Academic Tutoring & Support

How Studee can help you

  1. Universities & programs

    Find the right program for you and your career aspirations

  2. Application assistance

    Be guided through your application process

  3. Visa & embassy guidance

    Maximise your chances of being granted a visa

  4. Enrollment & travel advice

    Get support all the way to your first day at university

Speak to a personal advisor (free service)

University of Southampton, Malaysia programs

Fees and funding

The Malaysia Campus offers excellent value for money - your degree will cost less than obtaining the same degree in the UK, and you will also save on living and accommodation expenses during your first two years in Malaysia, compared to the UK.

All applicants to the University of Southampton Malaysia will be eligible for scholarships. These are based on academic excellence and achievement and are open to both Malaysian and international applicants. All scholarships are bond-free.

  • Top Achiever Scholarship - 100% tuition for Year 1. Students achieving a minimum of 4 A's in A levels (or 3 A's and 1 A) or equivalent

  • Exceptional Achiever Scholarship - 60% tuition for Year 1. Students achieving a minimum of 3 A*'s in A levels or equivalent.

  • High Achiever Scholarship - 25% tuition for Year 1. Students achieving 2 A*'s and 1 A in A levels or equivalent.

  • Transition Bursaries - 20% tuition for students who progress from Year 2 at Malaysia Campus to Years 3 and 4 at Southampton Campus.


University of Southampton, Malaysia

3, 1, Persiaran Canselor, Kota Ilmu, 79200 Gelang Patah

Iskandar Puteri has been dubbed 'the world in one city' and is located at the south-western tip of Peninsular Malaysia and is strategically situated in close proximity to Singapore with Singapore’s central business district.

  • Drive to Central Singapore

    40 minutes

  • Drive to Kuala Lumpur

    4 hours

  • To Singapore Changi International Airport (SCIA)drive to Kuala Lumpur

    60 minutes

Visa requirements for University of Southampton, Malaysia

Many international students will require a visa to study in Malaysia, and this is a vital step of your study abroad journey. Make sure you understand the requirements you may need to meet before applying.