Study in Malaysia

National Higher Education Fund (PTPTN)

National Higher Education Fund: Perbadanan Tabung Pendidikan Tinggi Nasional (PTPTN)

Loan eligibility requirements

To receive this loans students must:

  • be a Malaysian citizen, pursuing full time undergraduate programme in UNMC
  • not be receiving financial assistance from other bodies
  • be subject to the ‘mean test' (evaluation of family financial status)

Load disbursement

  • Students may choose either to credit into their personal Affin Bank account or to the University's account.
  • Payments are made twice per academic year 
  • The first payment is released only after PTPTN receiving the completed set of agreement. Subsequent payments are based on the disbursement payment schedule every semester upon confirmation of passing mark 40% and above.
  • There will be insurance deduction for each disbursement of loan.

Loan amount per year

Parents’ income per month (RM) Science/Engineering Arts/Social Science 
Parent listed to receive BR1M 13,600 p.a. 13,600 p.a.
<8000 10,200.00 p.a. 10,200.00 p.a.
>8000 6,800.00 p.a. 6,800.00 p.a.

Loan repayment

  • Science stream student (Science and Engineering courses)  - 20 years
  • Arts stream student (Arts and Social Science courses) – 15 years

Repayments will commence six months after completion of studies or after securing a job, whichever is earlier.

Online application: how to apply (*compulsory)

  • Open a personal saving’s account at *Affin Bank 
  • Open *Skim Simpanan Pendidikan Nasional (SSPN) account (minimum saving of RM 20)
  • Buy pin no at *Bank Simpanan Nasional (BSN) @ RM 5.00
  • Log on to and apply online

Briefing sessions will be arranged, kindly contact us for more information.

Documents to prepare

  • IC (student)
  • SPM results or equivalent (certificate)
  • Pre-university’s results (certificate & transcript)
  • University’s offer letter
  • Parent pay slip or any evidence of income
  • Affin Bank account detail
  • SSPN account detail

The above documents need to be prepared after the loan approval is obtained.

University and course codes

The University's Code – BJ7

Faculty of Arts &amp; Social Science course code
Course name  Code
BA (Hons) Business, Economics & Finance B7116
BA (Hons) Finance, Accounting & Management B7108
BA (Hons) Business, Economics & Management B7109
BA (Hons) International Business Management B7112
BA (Hons) Management Studies B7113
BA (Hons) Management Studies with Korean C6645
BA (Hons) Management Studies with Japanese
BA (Hons) Management Studies with German C6647
BA (Hons) Management Studies with Spanish C6648
BA (Hons) Management Studies with French C6649
BA (Hons) Management Studies with Mandarin C6650
BA (Hons) International Relations B7131
BA (Hons) International with Japanese B7127
BA (Hons) International with French B7120
BA (Hons) International Relations with Spanish B7126
BA (Hons) International Relations with Mandarin B7123
BA (Hons) International Communications Studies B7119
BA (Hons) International Communication Studies with Film and Television Studies B7124
BA (Hons) International Communication Studies with English Language and Literature B7122
Bachelor of Arts with Honours in English with Creative Writing
BSc (Hons) Applied Psychology & Management Studies
BSc (Hons) Economics
BA (Hons) Education TESOL/Special Education Needs
BEd (Hons) TESOL/Special Education Needs


Faculty of Engineering course codes
Course name  Code
BEng(Hons)/MEng(Hons) Chemical Engineering B7111
BEng(Hons)/MEng(Hons) Chemical Engineering with Environmental Engineering B7096
BEng(Hons)/MEng(Hons) Civil Engineering B7105
BEng(Hons)/MEng(Hons) Mechanical Engineering B7097
BEng(Hons)/MEng(Hons) Mechatronic Engineering B7117
BEng(Hons)/MEng(Hons) Electronic Engineering B7106
BEng(Hons)/MEng(Hons) Electrical & Electronic Engineering B7099
BEng(Hons)/MEng(Hons) Electronic & Computer Engineering B7118
BEng(Hons)/MEng(Hons) Electronic & Communications Engineering B7107


Faculty of Science course codes
Course name                                                                                                   Code
BSc (Hons) Computer Science B7104
BSc (Hons) Computer Science & Management Studies B7100
BSc (Hons) Computing & Information Systems B7103
BSc (Hons) Plant Biotechnology B7101
BSc (Hons) Biotechnology B7132
BSc (Hons) Nutrition B7130
BSc (Hons) Pharmaceutical & Health Sciences B7121
MPharm (Hons) Master of Pharmacy B7102
BSc (Hons) Psychology B7110
BSc (Hons) Psychology and Cognitive Neuroscience B9749
Bsc (Hons) Biomedical Science C0222
BSc (Hons) Computer Science with Artificial Intelligence C6644
BSc (Hons) Software Engineering C6643
BSc (Hons) Enviromental Science       C6642

Application submission date to PTPTN

  • Semester 1 : 15 October & 15 November 2015 
  • Semester 2 : 28 February & 30 March 2016

All applications are subject to PTPTN policy and procedures at the time.

The University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus

Jalan Broga, 43500 Semenyih
Selangor Darul Ehsan

telephone: +6 03 8924 8000
fax: +6 03 8924 8001 (Malaysia)/8005 (International)

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