Universiti Putra Malaysia (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.
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.
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.
ADMISSION REQUIREMENT QUALIFICATION FOR POSTGRADUATE PROGRAMS
Application is fully online. Admission for February and September intake, application is open throughout the year.
We are offering Master of Computer Science, Master of Information Security and Master of Software Engineering. Please click here to download more information regarding our graduate studies program (master by coursework).
Click here for more information regarding our PhD and Master programme (without coursework).