University of Nottingham Malaysia
Study in Malaysia

National Higher Education Fund (PTPTN)

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

Loan eligibility requirements

To receive this loan, students must:

  • Be a Malaysian citizen, pursuing full time undergraduate programme in UNM.
  • Not receiving any financial assistance from other bodies.
  • Subjected to the ‘mean test’ – evaluation of family financial status.

Loan Disbursement

  • Payments will be made directly to student's personal AFFIN BANK account.
  • Payments are made once per academic year (upon confirmation of passing mark 40% and above)*
  • The first payment is released only after PTPTN receives the completed set of agreement


PTPTN Loan Amount (for Undergraduate Programmes only)

 Type of ProgrammesIncome Category
Non-Science Programmes  13,600 pa 10,200 pa 6,800 pa
Science Programmes 14,030 pa 10,520 pa 7,010 pa
Pharmacy, Dentistry and Health Science Programmes* 17,000 pa 12,750 pa 8,500 pa
*MPharm and PHS


B40 = parents listed to receive Sumbangan Tunai Rahmah (STR) 

M40 = parents' income not exceeding RM8,000 per month and not in STR record 

T20 = parents' income more than RM8,000 per month and not in STR record

Loan Repayment

  • Subject to loan amount and course pursued.
  • Repayments will commence 12 months after completion of studies or after securing a job, whichever is earlier.

Online Application: How To Apply for PTPTN loan? (* Compulsory)

  • Open a personal saving’s account at * Affin Bank.
  • Open *Skim Simpanan Pendidikan Nasional (SSPN) account (minimum saving of RM 20) at PTPTN website:

          Link :

          PTPTN Executive Code : 000003622

  • Buy pin no at * Bank Simpanan Nasional (BSN) or PTPTN website.
  • Log into and apply online.

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

Documents To Prepare (upon approval)

  • Print out 2 sets of agrement from PTPTN website.
  • Copy of unconditional undergraduate offer letter.
  • 2 Setem Hasil.

University and course codes

The University's Code – BJ7

Faculty of Arts & Social Science course code
Course name Code
BSc (Hons) Business, Economics & Finance D3682
BSc (Hons) Finance, Accounting & Management D3664
BSc (Hons) Business, Economics & Management D3668
BSc (Hons) International Business Management D3675
Bsc (Hons) Finance, Management and Business Analytics  D5327
BSc (Hons) Marketing and Management  D5328
BSc (Hons) Applied Psychology and Management D3696
BA (Hons) International Communication Studies D3653
BA (Hons) International Communication Studies with English Language Literature D3659
BA (Hons) International Communication Studies with Film and Television Studies D3665
BA (Hons) International Communication Studies with Performing Arts D4371
BA (Hons) in Liberal Arts  D4370
BA (Hons) International Relations D3684
BA (Hons) International with French D3655
BA (Hons) International Relations with Spanish D3669
BA (Hons) English with Creative Writing D3658
BA (Hons) English Language and Literature  D3656
BSc (Hons) Economics D3681
BSc (Hons) Economics and International Economics D3666
BA (Hons) Education (TESOL) D3670
BEd (Hons) TESOL D3676
Faculty of Science and Engineering course codes
MEng (Hons) Chemical Engineering (previously known as BEng(Hons)/MEng(Hons) Chemical Engineering) D3674
MEng (Hons) Chemical Engineering with Environmental Egineering (previously known as BEng(Hons)/MEng(Hons) Chemical Engineering with Environmental Engineering) D3693
MEng (Hons) Civil Engineering (previously known as BEng(Hons)/MEng(Hons) Civil Engineering) D3697
MEng (Hons) Mechanical Engineering (previously known as BEng(Hons)/MEng(Hons) Mechanical Engineering) D3694
MEng (Hons) Mechatronic Engineering (previously known as BEng(Hons)/MEng(Hons) Mechatronic Engineering) D3651
MEng (Hons) Electrical and Electronic Engineering (previously known as BEng(Hons)/MEng(Hons) Electrical and Electronic Engineering) D3701
BSc (Hons) Mathematics and Management D3673
BSc (Hons) Mathematics and Data Science  D5138
BSc (Hons) Computer Science  D3698
BSc (Hons) Computer Science with Artificial Intelligence  D3654
BSc (Hons) Software Engineering D3652
BSc (Hons) Biomedical Science  D3690
BSc (Hons) Biotechnology  D3685
BSc (Hons) Nutrition D3695
BSc (Hons) Environmental Science  D3691
BSc (Hons) Psychology D3671
BSc (Hons) Psychology and Cognitive Neuroscience D3686
BSc (Hons) Pharmaceutical and Health Sciences  D3657
Master of Pharmacy (Hons)      *only applicable in Malaysia Campus D3699
Bachelor of Pharmacy (Hons)  D5877


Application Deadline for 2023/2024 

  30 September 2023 & 31 October 2023


 Application for University of Nottingham Malaysia is open from 1st September to 31st October only every year.

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

Undergraduate students enrolled in February intake can only apply for PTPTN in Year 2. 



What is PTPTN?

PTPTN, short for the National Higher Education Fund Corporation, is a Malaysian government agency that provides financial assistance in the form of education loans to eligible students who are pursuing their tertiary education. 

Who is eligible to apply for a PTPTN loan? 

Malaysian citizens who have gained admission to approved higher education institutions, enrolled in a full-time diploma, degree, or postgraduate programme, and meet PTPTN’s academic requirements can apply. 

What are the interest rates for PTPTN loans? 

PTPTN offers a flat interest rate of 1% that must be repaid once you’ve completed your studies. 

When do I need to start repaying my PTPTN loan? 

Repayments start 12 months after you finish your studies, or after you start working, whichever comes earlier. This 12-month grace period allows you some time to transition into the workforce without having to worry about the loan.

What are the repayment options available for PTPTN loans? 

PTPTN offers various repayment options, making it extremely convenient to do so. Options include salary deduction, online payment, direct debit, and over-the-counter payment. You can choose your preferred methods based on your financial situation.

Can I settle my PTPTN loan before the scheduled duration? 

Yes, you can pay a lump sum to settle your PTPTN loan before the scheduled duration.

Where can I get more information or seek assistance regarding my PTPTN loan application? 

For more information and assistance, you can visit the PTPTN website, contact their customer service helpline, or visit the nearest PTPTN branch office. 

Are there other options for financial assistance other than PTPTN? 

Yes, UNM offers scholarships and financial aid to deserving students. 

University of Nottingham Malaysia

Jalan Broga, 43500 Semenyih
Selangor Darul Ehsan

DULN001(B) (473520-K)

telephone: +6 03 8924 8000
fax: +6 03 8924 8005

course enquiries: +6 03 8924 8686
Monday - Saturday 9:00am - 5:30pm (Except on public holidays)

Make an enquiry