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University of Malaysia Perlis

Perlis, Malaysia
Campus setting Suburban
Living cost US$ 288 per month
Student population Large (More than 10,000)
International students Information not available
Institution type Public

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About University of Malaysia Perlis

Universiti Malaysia Perlis (UniMAP) is Malaysia's 17th public institution of higher learning. It was approved by the Malaysian Cabinet on May 2001. Currently, UniMAP has approximately 13,488 students and a workforce of more than 2,193 academic and non-academic staff members. It offers 25 undergraduate programmes that lead to Bachelor in Engineering, 13 undergraduate programmes that leads to an Engineering Technology degree and two undergraduate programmes that lead to a Bachelor in Business. We also offers six Diploma in Engineering programmes and 39 postgraduate programmes that lead to Masters and PhD degrees.

Campus information

University of Malaysia Perlis is located in Perlis, the smallest state in Malaysia, and this state is located in the northern part of the west coast of Peninsular Malaysia where Satun and Songkhla Province of Thailand are on the northern border. A total of 230,000 residents comprising Malays (majority), Chinese and Indians.

The capital of Perlis is Kangar, while the royal city is the City of Arau. Padang Besar is one of the gateways to Malaysia through Thailand, which is about 30 minutes drive from Kangar. Other than that, the main port and ferry terminal are located in Kuala Perlis which connects to the famous island of Langkawi. Perlis is approximately 2.5 hours south of Penang, while Kuala Lumpur's metropolitan city is about 6 hours by car (or 40 minutes by air).

Campus facilities include include hall / lecture room, teaching and research laboratories, examinations hall, library, student center, residential college, cafeteria, recreation center, engineering center, teaching plant, agrotechnology research station and more.



All UniMAP undergraduate students stay on campus in one of the following colleges. Each college has an administration office where the residents can obtain assistance.

  • Kolej Kediaman Tunku Abdul Rahman (KKA)
  • Kolej Kediaman Tun Abdul Razak (KKB)
  • Kolej Kediaman Tun Hussein Onn (KKC)
  • Kolej Kediaman  Tun Dr. Mahathir (KKD)
  • Kolej Kediaman Tun Dr Ismail (KKE)
  • Kolej Kediaman Tun Ghafar Baba (KKF)
  • Kolej Kediaman Tan Sri Aishah Ghani (KKG)
  • Kolej Kediaman Tun Fatimah (KKH)
  • Kolej Kediaman Tun Abdullah Ahmad Badawi (KKI)

Courses available 10

Engineering 10


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