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Universiti Malaysia Terengganu (UMT)

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  • SIZE> 12,000 students

  • AGEMature

  • STATUS Private

  • RESEARCH High

  • FOCUS Comprehensive

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The Universiti Malaysia Terengganu (University of Malaysia, Terengganu) or UMT, formerly known as Kolej Universiti Sains dan Teknologi Malaysia (University College of Science and Technology Malaysia) or KUSTEM, in Malaysia, was officially chartered on 1 February 2007

It was formerly known as the University College of Terengganu (Kolej Universiti Terengganu, KUT) in 1999. The founding of the university can be traced back to 1979 when the Centre for Fisheries and Marine Science was founded in Mengabang Telipot, Terengganu. Over the years the Centre has moved on from its original role and diversified to become the centre for maritime and oceanography research and development. It was later renamed University Putra Malaysia Terengganu (UPMT). The Incorporation Order of KUT (Perbadanan) 1999 (PUA 292) was passed by the Parliament on 27 July 1999, enabling the inception of KUT.

The Malaysian government agreed to rename KUSTEM to Universiti Malaysia Terengganu in 2007. The name change was in place because the term 'university college' (Kolej Universiti) tends to give a negative impression that the institution is of lower standard as compared to other

151-200
2017
  • 63.2
    Academic Reputation
  • 50.4
    Citations per Paper
  • 76.5
    Employer Reputation
  • 42.7
    H-index Citations
251-300
2014
251-300
2015
251-300
2016
Asian University Rankings
  • 83
    Faculty Staff with PhD
  • 30
    International Faculty
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Number of academic faculty staff

In total
468
International
30
With PhD
361

Number of students

9,709
Postgraduate 10%
Undergraduate 90%

Number of international students

119
Postgraduate 94%
Undergraduate 6%
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The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.