Fees and Costs

Fees and Costs

With high standards of education coupled with the quality of life at affordable prices, education in Malaysia is attractive for the budget-conscious. Other than gaining advantage on the exchange rate, fees and other costs generally come at lower price points compared to neighbouring Singapore, Hong Kong and Australia.

With high education standards and many other perks are within your reach, you are at liberty to build priceless memories and life skills, all of which are imperative as a true citizen of the world who would be an asset to any organisation or country.

We have compiled the various education costs to help you get a better picture of the affordability you can only find in Malaysia.

Undergraduate Fees

Public Institution Fees

Note:

  • Figures given in USD for comparison and accurate as of May 2019. All figures are estimates and serve only as a guide. Estimated currency exchange rate: USD $1 = MYR 4.17
University of Malaya (UM)Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM)Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM)
Bachelor of Arts

3.5 year

$11,800$9,600
Bachelor of Electrical Engineering

4 years

$21,500$19,700$18,000
Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS)

5 years

$160,300$137,500
Bachelor of Accounting

4 years

$19,200$17,700$15,000
Bachelor of Computer Science

3.5 years

$15,800$19,700$14,000

Private Institution Fees

Note:

  • Figures given in USD for comparison and accurate as of May 2019. All figures are estimates and serve only as a guide. Estimated currency exchange rate: USD $1 = MYR 4.17
Sunway UniversityHELP UniversityAsia Pacific UniversityTaylor’s UniversityManagement and Science UniversityUCSI University
Bachelor of Arts (English)

3.5 years

$14,000 – $16,000$6,200$31,000
Bachelor of Electrical Engineering

4 years

$28,900$44,100$15,000 – $17,00019,400
Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS)

5 years

118,900$90,000 – $100,00077,300
Bachelor of Accounting

4 years

$17,000 -$20,000 $5,800$21,60033,400$15,000 – $17,00013,000
Bachelor of Computer Science (Software Engineering)

3.5 years

$15,000 – $17,000$5,60021,60031,800$14,000 – 16,00013,300

International Branch Campus (IBC) Fees

Note:

  • Figures given in USD for comparison and accurate as of May 2019. All figures are estimates and serve only as a guide. Estimated currency exchange rate: USD $1 = MYR 4.17
The University of Nottingham MalaysiaCurtin University, MalaysiaMonash University MalaysiaNewcastle University Medicine MalaysiaAverage cost in host country
Bachelor of Arts $23,400$29,200United Kingdom

$50,000 – $60,000

Australia

$30,000 – 60,000

Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical) $40,000$40,900$50,300United Kingdom

$80,000 – 150,000

Australia

$90,000 – $150,000

Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS)$134,600$131,800United Kingdom

$200,000 – 300,000

Australia

$200,000 – $300,000

Bachelor of Accounting$32,800$30,000United Kingdom

$80,000 – $150,000

Australia

$90,000 – $120,000

Bachelor of Computer Science $33,000$28,800$32,000United Kingdom

$80,000 – $150,000

Australia

$80,000 – 150,000

Institutions with Twinning Programmes

Note:

  • Figures given in USD for comparison and accurate as of May 2019. All figures are estimates and serve only as a guide. Estimated currency exchange rate: USD $1 = MYR 4.17
Cost in MalaysiaAverage cost in host country
Bachelor of Arts Taylor’s University

2 years – $20,031 (KUL)

2 years – $10,000 – $40,000 (various countires)

Total: $30,000 – $60,000

Sunway University

2 years – $10,000 – $20,000 (KUL)

2 years – $20,000 – $40,000

Total: $30,000 – $60,000

Monash University

1 to 3 years – $10,000 to $20,000 (KUL)

1 to 3 years – $10,000 to $40,000 (various countries)

Total: $30,000 to $60,000

The United Kingdom

$50,000 – $60,000

Australia

$30,000 – 60,000

Bachelor of Electrical EngineeringSouthampton University Malaysia

2 years – $27,892 (KUL)

2 years – $54,126 (UK)

Total: $82,016

Taylor’s University

2 years – $21,534 (KUL)

2 years – $20,000 – $50,000 (various countires)

Total: $60,000 – $80,000

Sunway University

2 years – $10,000 – $20,000 (KUL)

2 years – $30,000 – $60,000

Total: $50,000 – $80,000

Monash University

1 to 4 years – $10,000 to $20,000 (KUL)

1 to 4 years – $10,000 to $20,000 (various countries)

Total: $30,000 to $40,000

UK

$80,000 – 150,000

Australia

$90,000 – $150,000

Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS)International Medical University Malaysia

5 years – $130,370 (KUL)

4.5 to 6.5 years – $190,120 to $274,100 (various countries)

UK

$200,000 – 300,000

Australia

$200,000 – $300,000

Bachelor of AccountingMonash University

1 to 3 years – $10,000 to $20,000 (KUL)

1 to 3 years – $10,000 to $20,000 (various countries)

Total: $30,000 to $40,000

UK

$80,000 – $150,000

Australia

$90,000 – $120,000

Bachelor of Computer Science Taylor’s University

2 years – $21,534 (KUL)

2 years – $10,000 – $40,000 (various countires)

Total: $30,000 – $60,000

Sunway University

2 years – $10,000 – $25,000 (KUL)

2 years – $20,000 – $40,000

Total: $30,000 – $60,000

Monash University

1 to 3 years – $10,000 to $20,000 (KUL)

1 to 3 years – $10,000 to $40,000 (various countries)

Total: $20,000 to $60,000

UK

$80,000 – $150,000

Australia

$80,000 – 150,000

Bachelor of Science (Hons) Computer Science with Artificial IntelligenceThe University of Nottingham, Malaysia

2 years – $22,000 (KUL)

1 year – $27,057 (UK)

Total: $49,057

Australia

$86,000 – $88,000

Postgraduate Fees

Public Institution Fees

Note:

  • Figures given in USD for comparison and accurate as of May 2019. All figures are estimates and serve only as a guide. Estimated currency exchange rate: USD $1 = MYR 4.17
University of Malaya (UM)Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM)Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM)
Masters in Business Administration$12,700$7,500$10,332.5

Private Institution Fees

Note:

  • Figures given in USD for comparison and accurate as of May 2019. All figures are estimates and serve only as a guide. Estimated currency exchange rate: USD $1 = MYR 4.17
Sunway UniversityHELP UniversityAsia Pacific UniversityTaylor’s UniversityManagement and Science UniversityUCSI University
Masters in Business Administration$4,000 – $5,500$4,911$9,200$17,597$5,000 – $7,000$8,373

Miscellaneous Fees

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