University of Southampton Malaysia Campus (USMC)

University of Southampton Malaysia Campus is a foreign branch university of Southampton, which is one of only 19 UK universities to be ranked in the top 100 globally (2015 QS World University Rankings) and in the Complete University Guide 2016, Southampton is in the top 20.

We were invited by the Ministry of Higher Education to establish a branch campus for engineering within the EduCity development in Iskandar, Malaysia. Iskandar is the nation’s economic zone located in Johor, just minutes from Singapore. Our Malaysia Campus opened in October 2012 and offers premier undergraduate degrees in engineering. In 2016, our first group of Malaysia Campus students graduated with excellent results – they obtained 10 First Class and eight Upper Second Class MEng degrees.

The University of Southampton has a global reputation for academic excellence. We are one of the top five universities in the UK for engineering and have established a branch campus within the EduCity development in Iskandar Malaysia to enable more students to experience our world-class education.

The University has had the privilege of educating international students from all over the world for over 50 years at our Southampton campus. We are fortunate to enjoy long-standing links with Malaysia that span many disciplines and levels of education and research.

At Southampton we are number one for electrical and electronic engineering and in the top 10 for mechanical engineering, in the UK, according to The Guardian University Guide 2017. We are the premier university for aeronautics and astronautics, encompassing a broad range of disciplines in the field of aerospace, currently ranked number five in The Complete University Guide, 2016.

University of Southampton Malaysia Campus (USMC)Our split campus (UK and Malaysia) degree programmes offer the chance to gain a unique ‘Southampton’ education for the first two years in Malaysia combined with the final two years at a world-class research-centred university in the UK. You will graduate with a degree from an internationally recognised university and gain a truly global education experience.

University of Southampton Malaysia’s premier undergraduate MEng Mechanical Engineering, MEng Aeronautics & Astronautics and MEng Electrical & Electronic Engineering programmes allow students to study using some of the latest research facilities and equipment in the world and put the theory they learn into practice to deliver real results. All programmes have been approved by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA) and the Board of Engineers Malaysia (BEM).

We invite you to study at the University of Southampton and take your place at the cutting edge, among some of the most talented students and academics from around the world.

Engineering Foundation Year at University of Southampton Malaysia

The Foundation Year at the University of Southampton is a one-year, integrated preparatory course to prepare students for entry to our BEng or MEng degree programmes. On successful completion of the course, students are offered automatic progression to their undergraduate degree programme.

Undergraduate Courses at University of Southampton Malaysia

We offer premier degree courses in engineering. Teaching is split between our campuses in the UK and Malaysia.
Students at Malaysia Campus are offered exactly the same course content as students in the UK, including exactly the same laboratory experiments and practical tutorials.

We offer undergraduate Master of Engineering (MEng) degrees in Aeronautics & Astronautics, Mechanical Engineering and Electrical and Electronic Engineering. Our programmes will provide you with not only the analytical skills to design and develop the technology of tomorrow, but also the wider range of transferable skills needed by today’s professional engineer. In particular, the project element of our teaching is designed to help you acquire skills for the workplace.

  • Engineering Foundation Year – 1 year
  • MEng Aeronautics and Astronautics – 4 years
  • MEng Electrical and Electronic Engineering – 4 years
  • MEng Mechanical Engineering – 4 years

Postgraduate Studies at University of Southampton Malaysia

Our academic lecturers are currently working on a number of exciting research projects and there are opportunities available for research students to join them. Please contact the lecturers directly if you are interested in their research project and opportunity to pursue a postgraduate degree with us.

International Students at University of Southampton Malaysia

Choosing the right university is an important decision. As an International (non-Malaysian) student, you are also faced with the challenge of adapting to a new culture away from home. Our Malaysia Campus offers exceptional quality and choice in a fantastic location, with a warm welcome and plenty of support for international students.

University of Southampton Malaysia Campus Contact Details

University of Southampton Malaysia Campus
No. 3, Persiaran Canselor 1,
Kota Ilmu Educity @ Iskandar,
79200 Iskandar Puteri,
Johor, Malaysia.

Tel: +607 560 2560
Fax: +607 560 2561