48 months
4272 USD/year
3242 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
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Materials Science (Hons) from Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia introduces you to a multidisciplinary field comprising of basic science of physics, chemistry and mathematics. Generally, material is classified into metals, polymers, ceramics, composites and semiconductors. 


At Materials Science (Hons) from Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia students are required to undergo 12 weeks industrial training at the industry or research centre associated to material activities. The training will expose the students with professional experience in technical and managerial aspects in material-related industry. To equip students with the research techniques, students are required to carry three stages of practical training in the laboratory and a research project during the period of study at the Materials Science Program. 


  • CAD technician 
  • Design engineer 
  • Materials engineer 
  • Metallurgist 
  • Product/process development scientist 
  • Research scientist (physical sciences) 
  • Technical sales engineer 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Material properties, 
  • Fabrication,
  • Testing and analysis 
  • Material application. 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Complete 12 years of Primary and High School education; and
    • Obtain High School (e.g. Higher Secondary Certificate, Senior Secondary School Graduation Certificate, Tawjihiyah, Ijazah Sekolah Menengah Atas, High School Diploma); and
    • Meet minimum English requirement set by faculty; and
    • Pass UKM interview (if required) ; and
    • Meet faculty specific requirement;

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    4272 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17088 USD for the full programme during 48 months.
  • National

    3242 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12968 USD for the full programme during 48 months.
  • Local Students Total Fees : RM 54,300 
  • International Students Total Fees : RM 71,550

Living costs for Kuala Lumpur

2210 - 3815 MYR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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