Distance Learning Programme

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Programme Introduction

This program is divided into two semesters which begin in First Semester (June-October) and Second Semester. (December-April)

Students are encouraged to take 9 - 15 Credit Hours per semester, depending on the courses available and their ability to cope with the schedule. Every student is required to take 120 credit hours to enable him to complete his studies, which probably can be done in 4 years.

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Orientation Week

During the first week, the students will get to know their course requirements, assignments, exams, course structure and their lecturers as well.

Course Exemption

A student maybe exempted from a particular course if he has obtained the minimum requirement of a similarly recognized course within the last 5 years. Such exemption is subject to the rules contained in the Distance Learning Program Guidelines.

Evaluation System

Student evaluation will be an on-going process with assignments, mid-semester and final examination.

Student Status

A student's status is determined based on his performance at the end of the current as well as previous semesters. Students who obtain a CGPA of 2.0 are graded as good whereas those with a lower CGPA are given a warning or terminated.

Further Information

For further information please contact the following centers:

  • Universiti Putra Malaysia

  • Unit Kemasukan Dan Hal Ehwal Pelajar
    UPM Education & Training Sdn. Bhd.
    d/a:Pusat Pendidikan Luar
    Universiti Putra Malaysia
    43400, Serdang
    Selangor Darul Ehsan

  • 03-89412891, 03-89468821, 03-89468817, 03-89468815

  • 03-89424770, 03-86563565

  • Widad College

  • Widad College
    BIM Point
    Bandar Indera Mahkota
    25200 Kuantan
    Pahang Darul Makmur

    • Ros Mazlan Noor : 019-9648033

Education Fees

  • Cost is depend on credit hours taken. Please refer this section for further information.
  • Bachelor Programme : RM180 per credit hour


All the candidates who wish to enroll into this program must register with Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM).

How To Apply

You can log on to Pusat Pendidikan Luar. Please download the application form and send together with your copy of endorsed certificates to :

  • Unit Kemasukan dan Hal Ehwal Pelajar

  • UPM Education & Training Sdn. Bhd.
    d/a:Pusat Pendidikan Luar
    Universiti Putra Malaysia
    Beg Berkunci No. 252
    43400 UPM Serdang
    Selangor Darul Ehsan