University of Southampton Malaysia

Iskandar Puteri, Johor, Malaysia

Quick Facts

  • Branch campus of the highly-ranked University of Southampton in the UK
  • Ranked #78 in the QS World University Rankings 2023, making UoSM the top UK university in Malaysia
  • Study in Malaysia and in the UK with UoSM's inter-campus transfer option

About University of Southampton Malaysia

The University of Southampton Malaysia (UoSM) is a private university in Malaysia and a branch campus of the University of Southampton, UK, a research-led university and a founding member of the prestigious Russell Group in the UK. UoSM was first established in October 2012 as part of the EduCity development and relocated to a brand new 150,000-square-foot campus at Eco Galleria, Iskandar Puteri, Johor in October 2021. 

UoSM offers a range of programmes at the foundation, undergraduate and postgraduate levels. It is well-known for its engineering programmes where it offers MEng in Aeronautics and Astronautics, MEng in Electrical and Electronic Engineering, and MEng in Mechanical Engineering. These engineering programmes offer you a chance to gain a unique 'Southampton' education where you will study for 2 years in Malaysia and then complete your final 2 years in the UK. UoSM also offers degrees in accounting, economics, finance, marketing and computer science. All of these programmes have a transfer option to the UK campus after the first or second year of study.

The curriculum at UoSM is exactly the same as the UK campus, allowing you to gain quality UK education at an affordable price. In addition, many of UoSM's programmes enable you to gain professional accreditation in both the UK and Malaysia.

University of Southampton Malaysia Ranking & Reputation

The University of Southampton is consistently ranked as one of the world’s top 100 universities. The QS World University Rankings 2023 places it at 78th among global universities, making UoSM the top UK university in Malaysia. It also ranked 108th in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2023. 

Additionally, the university is highly rated for many of its programmes. According to The Guardian University Guide 2023, it is ranked 1st in the UK for Electrical and Electronic Engineering, 3rd in the UK for Mechanical Engineering and 5th in the UK for Marketing.


Why Study at University of Southampton Malaysia

Top UK University in Malaysia

Top UK University in Malaysia
Ranked 78th in the world (QS World University Rankings 2023), making UoSM the top UK university in Malaysia

Affordable UK Education

Affordable UK Education
Gain a UK qualification right here in Malaysia, saving up to 70% of tuition fees when compared to the UK campus

top-education

Enjoy the Best of Both Worlds
Start your degree in Malaysia and complete it in the UK, with an opportunity to work in the UK too

scholarships

Rewarding Scholarships and Education Grants
Up to 100% scholarships and various education grants are available


Campus Location

UoSM is located in Iskandar Puteri, Johor, which is 15 minutes from the Second Link Bridge into Singapore and 20 minutes from Johor Bahru city centre. 

Its new multi-storey building at Eco Galleria is 150,000 sqft in size and equipped with first-class teaching and research facilities including a new library with an attached computer suite, four Electrical and Electronics Labs, an Aerospace Lab (equipped with a wind tunnel), a Design Studio, Experimental Labs and a 12-terminal Bloomberg Suite. It also features a range of open learning spaces.

The campus is also part of a larger complex that offers a wide range of restaurants, cafes, shops and medical facilities. At this fully equipped campus, you will also have access to a multi-varsity sports centre and stadium next door.


Courses Offered

The University of Southampton is well-known for its engineering programmes. Check out the full list of programmes offered by Southampton here.

  • Business Foundation Year
  • Computer Science Foundation Year
  • Engineering Foundation Year
  • BSc Accounting and Finance
  • BSc Business Analytics
  • BSc Business Entrepreneurship
  • BSc Business Management
  • BSc Economics
  • BSc Economics and Actuarial Science
  • BSc Economics and Finance
  • BSc Finance and Financial Technology
  • BSc Marketing
  • BSc Computer Science
  • MEng Aeronautics and Astronautics
  • MEng Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • MEng Mechanical Engineering

 

Featured programmes at University of Southampton Malaysia (UoSM)

University of Southampton Malaysia

Iskandar Puteri, Johor

Business Foundation Year

Intake

Mar, Jul, Sep

Fees

RM25,400

University of Southampton Malaysia

Iskandar Puteri, Johor

Engineering Foundation Year

Intake

Mar, Jul, Sep

Fees

RM29,100

University of Southampton Malaysia

Iskandar Puteri, Johor

Bachelor of Science in Economics and Actuarial Science

Intake

Sep

Fees

RM126,381

University of Southampton Malaysia

Iskandar Puteri, Johor

Bachelor of Science in Computer Science

Intake

Sep

Fees

RM122,700

University of Southampton Malaysia

Iskandar Puteri, Johor

Master of Engineering in Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Intake

Sep

Fees

RM317,400


Scholarships

Southampton offers up to 100% scholarships to top academic achievers and education grants for non-scholarship receipients. Here are some of its scholarships.

University of Southampton Malaysia

Iskandar Puteri, Johor

Foundation Scholarships

Amount

Up to 100% tuition fee waiver

Study Level

Foundation

University of Southampton Malaysia

Iskandar Puteri, Johor

Undergraduate Scholarships

Amount

Up to 60% tuition fee waiver for Year 1

Study Level

Bachelor's Degree

University of Southampton Malaysia

Iskandar Puteri, Johor

Foundation Year Programmes Education Grant

Amount

RM1,500 tuition fee waiver

Study Level

Foundation