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Southampton is placed in the top 100 of global universities in the world, and 96th in the QS World University Rankings 2019. The University of Southampton has a global reputation for academic excellence, and we 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 two for electrical and electronic engineering and in the top 15 for mechanical engineering, in the UK, according to The Guardian University Guide 2018. We are the premier university for aeronautics and astronautics, encompassing a broad range of disciplines in the field of aerospace, currently ranked number four in The Complete University Guide, 2019.

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-centered university in the UK. You will graduate with a degree from an internationally recognized university and gain a truly global education experience. 

 Problem Statement:

Study Engineering Foundation Year in 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.

Students may choose degree programmes in the following areas:

University of Southampton Malaysia:

  • Aeronautics and Astronautics
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering


Here is the list of scholarships available at the University of Southampton Malaysia Campus. These scholarships are open to both Malaysian and non-Malaysian applicants and are bond-free. These scholarships do not include living expenses. 

Top Achiever Scholarships:

  • Requirements: 8A* and above in SPM/O level or equivalent*
  • Scholarship Value: 100% tuition fee scholarship

High Achiever Scholarships:

  • Requirements: 1: 5-8 As in SPM/4A*s in O Level. 2: 9-10 As in SPM/5A*s in O Level. 3: 11 As and above in SPM/6A*s in O Level
  • Scholarship Value: 1: 10% reduction in tuition fees. 2: a 25% reduction in tuition fees. 3: a 50% reduction in tuition fees

Dean's Progression Scholarships:

  • Requirements: Successful progression onto an undergraduate programme at the University of Southampton Malaysia
  • Scholarship Value: 1: 10% reduction of Year 1 tuition fees for all students with a minimum overage of 80% in the foundation year. 2: 25% reduction of Year 1 tuition fees and guaranteed summer internship for students with a minimum average of 85% in Foundation Year. 3: 100% reduction of Year 1 fees and guaranteed summer internship for students with an average of 90% and above in Foundation Year

April 20, 2019 - June 30, 2019

 Rules and Guidelines:

Entry Requirements

Entry Qualifications for Engineering Foundation Year:

  • Qualification: Higher Secondary Certificate / Standard 12th
  • Entry Requirements: 75% overall with 75% in Maths, from a non-recognised board(i.e not ISC/CBSE/HSC) 

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