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Overview Sultan Idris University Of Technology

Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris or Sultan Idris University of Education (UPSI) was established in 1922  and was known as the first Teacher Training College of Malaya. It is known as one of the oldest universities in Malaysia. UPSI was later upgraded to a full university institution on 1 May 1997, an upgrade from their previous college status. Their aim to provide exceptional leadership in the field of education continues until today and has produced quality graduates to act as future educators to students in the primary and secondary level.

Sultan Idris University Of Technology

Sultan Idris University of Technology



Name in English Official Name in Malay Short Name Type Foundation Year
Sultan Idris University of Education Universiti Pendidkan Sultan Idris  UPSI  Public  1922

Location of UPSI: the Sultan Idris University of Education has two campuses. The main campus is on an 80-hectare site in the town of Tanjung Malim that straddles both the Perak and Selangor state border. A new campus is being built on an 800-acre site in the new township of Proton City, 5 kilometers from the current campus.

Full Address of UPSI: Tanjong Malim, Perak Darul Ridzuan 35900, Malaysia

Academic Requirement for admission in UPSI
  •  high school, secondary school or A-Level with minimum CGPA of 2.5 out of 4  
  • Bachelor of related sciences with minimum CGPA 2.75 for Reseach and mixed structure and minimum 2.5 for course work mode
  • in research mode CGPA above 2.5 can be accepted subject to rigorous internal assessment
  • Masters in related field or other equivalent qualifications recognized by the Malaysian government with minimum CGPA of 2.75


English Language requirements for admission in UPSI university: All international students who are going to apply for UPSI are required to have a Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOFEL) or the test administered by the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) with the minimum required score below for different levels of study.

English Language Requirement for admission in UPSI
 Type of Program  Minimum Tofel Score Minimum Ielts Score
Bachelor  550  6
Master  550  6
PHD  550  6


Intake Dates For Admission in UPSI
September  1 5 May
Februrary  5 november


Required documents: list of required documents for admission in UPSI university malaysia and all Malaysian Universities, including English language institutes.

Accommodation at UPSI: UPSI  University does provide 

Programs and cost of study in UPSI: The following tables show the programs and tuition fees for the Foundation, Diploma, Bachelor, Master and PhD programs available in UPSI. 

 NOTE: Tuition fees in the following tables are for year, including Registration fees, Application fees, Student visa, Medical Insurance and EMGS fees.

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Foundation Programs at UPSI university Malaysia
Programs Duration Fees (Ringgit)
In Year Per Year
Faculty of Foundation Studies
Foundations in Science  1 14,400 
Foundation in Engineering 1 14,400 
Foundation in Business 1 12,550


Diploma Programs at UPSI university malaysia
Programs Duration Fees (Ringgit)
In Year Per Year
Diploma in Physiotherapy 3  21,820
Diploma in Nursing  19,920
Diploma in Electrical & Electronic Engineering 2.5  13,370 
Diploma in Computer Engineering 2.5  18,840 


Degree Programs at UPSI
Programs Duration Fees (Ringgit)
In Year Per Year
Bachelor in Physiotherapy 4  
Bachelor in Biotechnology (Hons) 3  
Bachelor in Business Marketing (Hons) 3.5  
Bachelor in Finance & Management (Hons) 3.5  
Bachelor in Management Information Systems 3.5  
Bachelor in Electrical & Electronic Engineering 4  
Bachelor in Accounting and Finance 3.5  
Bachelor of Pharmacy (Hons) 4  
Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) 5  
Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) 5  
Bachelor of Dental Technology (BDT) 4  
Bachelor of Nursing 4  


Masters Programs at UPSI university malaysia
Programs Duration Fees (Ringgit)
In Year Per Year
Masters in Medical Biochemistry 1  12,050
Masters in Medical Microbiology  12,750
Masters in Human Anatomy  12,400
Masters in Medical Physiology 12,000 
Masters of Pharmacy (Clinical Pharmacy)  1 22,100 
Masters in Management 1.5  18,800 
Masters in Pharmacy 23,700
Masters in Business Administration 2 17,750 
Masters in Biotechnology 1 12,200 
Masters in Mobile, Wireless and Satellite Communication 1 20,100 


PhD Programs at UPSI
Programs Duration Fees (Ringgit)
In Year Per Year
PhD in Biotechnology 2 12,200
PhD in Pharmacy 23,350
PhD in Management 20,140

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