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National Defence University of Malaysia (UPNM)

Kuala Lumpur, WP Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • 4 SETARA 2013
  • 5 SETARA 2017
Campus setting Urban
Living cost USD 431 per month
Student population Medium (1,001 to 10,000)
International students 10%
Institution type Public

About National Defence University of Malaysia (UPNM)

Established in 1995, the National Defence University of Malaysia (UPNM) serves as Malaysia’s first military institution that accommodates to the Malaysian Armed Forces’ needs. From its base in Sungai Besi Camp, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 2,700 undergraduate students and 1,300 Officer Cadets receive 4 to 6 years of training alongside their studies.

Other than that, courses in UPNM are recognised by Malaysia’s Ministry of Higher Education with some of its courses and programmes leading to fully accredited degrees in a number of study areas.

Campus information

UPNM's main campus is at the Sungai Besi Camp in Kuala Lumpur. The campus was completed in 2002.


Courses available 10

Applied, Pure Sciences 6 Business, Management 1 Education and Teaching 1 Engineering 3 Humanities & Social Sciences 1 Sports Science 1


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