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The UPM-University of Glasgow (Scotland, UK) Double Postgraduate Masters Degree Programme



What is the UPM-University of Glasgow Double Postgraduate Masters Degree Programme?

The Double Postgraduate Masters Degree Programme with University of Glasgow (UoG) is a collaboration programme between UPM and UoG, where upon completion of the programme, students will be awarded with two certificates, one from UPM and one from UoG.

The programme consists of three course components:

1. Taught Programme (60 credits of taught material covered in Semesters 1 and 2 at UoG)
2. Research Project 1 (60 credits spanning Semester 1 and 2 at UoG)
3. Research project 2 (60 credits in Semester 3 at UPM)

What can I study?

This program offers the opportunity to study in the field of bio-medical sciences and veterinary sciences.

Biomedical Sciences 


University of Glasgow

  • Molecular Medicine
  • Pharmacology and Toxicology
  • Human Physiology
  • Immunopharmacology
  • Human Anatomy
  • Forensic Science
  • Neuroscience
  • Human Genetics
  • Molecular Imaging
  • Medical Microbiology
  • Medical Parasitology
  • Haematology
  • Immunobiology
  • Chemical Pathology


b) Veterinary Sciences


University of Glasgow

  •  Anaesthesiology and Analgesic
  • Anatomy and Histology
  • Animal Physiology
  • Animal Welfare
  • Aquatic Animal Health
  • Avian Medicine
  • Bacteriology
  • Clinical Pathology
  • Epidemiology and Public Health
  • Equine Medicine
  • Laboratory Animal Medicine
  • Nutrition
  • Parasitology
  • Pathology
  • Radiology and Imaging
  • Ruminant Medicine
  • Small Animal Medicine
  • Surgery
  • Swine Medicine
  • Theriogenology and Cytogenetics
  • Virology
  • Wildlife and Exotic Animal Health

 Shared fields of study with other Faculties/Institutes

  •  Agribusiness
  • Animal Biotechnology
  • Animal Production
  • Animal Science
  • Aquaculture
  • Biochemistry
  • Cancer Biology and Oncology
  • Genetics and Breeding
  • Immunobiology
  • Pharmacology and Toxicology
  • Vaccine and Therapeutics



How long does it take?

The programme takes four semesters to complete. Students are required to spend two semesters at UoG and two semesters at UPM.

What are the benefits?

The overall aim of this programme is to provide students possessing good first degrees in the Biomedical, Medical and Veterinary Sciences with the basic skills required for a research career in either pure or applied research. The aims of this programme are to provide the student with:

  • The knowledge, skills and confidence needed to pursue a career in laboratory research.
  • A theoretical and practical understanding of basic and advanced techniques used in modern molecular biology and biotechnology research.
  • Research skills in the laboratory by completing two extensive research projects.
  • An understanding of the regulatory issues relevant to research involving genetic modification.

How much is the tuition fee?




Tuition fee at UPM



Tuition fee at UoG



How much do I need to pay for processing fees and how do I pay?

The processing fee for international students is USD63.60 (or equivalent). For local applicants, the processing fee is MYR63.60.

Methods of Payment:

Please note that a copy of the payment transaction must be attached with your application for our reference.

(A) Cash

Payment by cash can be made at the CIMB Bank counter.

(B) Online / Bank Draft

Direct your payment to: U.P.M. Collection Account,

A/C No: 8002155042

CIMB, UPM Branch, Serdang, Selangor Malaysia.

(C) Electronic Fund Transfer (From Outside Malaysia)


Bank Account No. : 8002155042

Bank Name           : CIMB BANK BERHAD

Account Name       : U.P.M. COLLECTION

Bank Branch          : UPM, SERDANG

Swift Code             : CIBBMYKL

(D) Credit Card


We accept Visa, MasterCard and American Express. Please download the Authorization Form. After you have filled up the form, please fax the form to +603-89472048 or email it to bursar.student_pg@upm.edu.my.

What are the entry requirements?

A Bachelor’s degree from UPM, or any degree from any equivalent University that is approved by the UPM and UoG Senate. The applicant's Grade Point Average (GPA) or degree level should normally be equivalent to an Upper Second Class Honours degree.

Applicants are also required to provide evidence of proficiency in English that is equivalent of an IELTS qualification at level 6.5 with no subtest below 6.0.

How do I apply?

Download and fill out the following forms:

  1. UPM/ICP Application Form
  2. UPM ICP Referee’s Report

Send your completed form together with the supporting documents to:

The Dean
School of Graduate Studies
Universiti Putra Malaysia
43400 UPM Serdang
Selangor, Malaysia 

For further information, please contact Mr. Saiful at: +603-89464216/4207 or emailsaiful@upm.edu.my


Updated:: 30/08/2017 [azimin]


Universiti Putra Malaysia
43400 UPM Serdang
Selangor Darul Ehsan
03-9769 4225
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