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Generating knowledge for the prosperity of the community and world sustainability.

A marine-focused university, reputed nationally and respected globally.


Universiti Malaysia Terengganu strives to become a leading global university especially in the niche area of marine sciences and aquatic resources. The five main pillars of the university’s strategy namely outstanding talent, excellence in teaching and learning, exceptional research, knowledge transfer and enhancement of image has continued to strengthen this undertaking especially in the fields of marine sciences and aquatic resources. Supporting this endeavor too is the unique location of the main campus by the South China Sea while its many research stations are located in lakes, wetlands, islands and tropical forests.

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University Malaysia Terengganu is devoted to excellence in teaching, learning, and research, and developing leaders in many disciplines who make a difference globally.

  • International focus – our students come from across the globe

  • Residential courses – we encourage learning and growth

  • People not profits – education is a right not a privilege

If you prefer to study in your own time and at your own speed then one of our e-learning packages may be right up your street.


One of the top public universities in a number of specialized fields that located along the South China Sea in Kuala Terengganu.

UMT offers high quality undergraduates and postgraduate programs in oceanography, marine sciences, fisheries, aquaculture, and coastal communities as well as many other academic programs.

UMT believes in offering the best facilities to its students.

Life in UMT is not all about academics and study alone. Students have many opportunities to interact with their peers and UMT staffs through countless activities in UMT.

Our university is a premier center of excellence in Malaysia that focus especially on the niche area of marine sciences and aquatic resources.

Soaring upwards throughout the journey in UMT!