You asked: Is Oum a private university?

We are a private university owned by a consortium of Malaysia’s first 11 public universities, which gives us the unique advantage of leveraging on the prestige and expertise of our stakeholders to add value to our wide range of academic programmes.

Is OUM recognized internationally?

In addition to being internationally accredited, OUM is recognized by the following entities: Australian Medical Council (AMC) Education Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) … World Directory of Medical Schools.

Is OUM Recognised?

All OUM programmes are Approved by Ministry of Higher Education (MOHE) and fully accredited by Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA). Many of these programmes are also offered by international universities, which is further proof of the OUM quality.

How is the Open University?

Basically, open universities tend to accept any student, with no age limits and no prior education requirement. In some open universities, students cannot complete a degree, but the credits they earn can then be transferred towards an academic degree.

How many private universities are there in Malaysia?

Malaysia has 21 public-sector universities, five branch campuses of UK and Australian universities along with more than 33 private-sector universities and over 500 higher education institutes that provide a diverse range of courses in various areas of specialisations.

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What can I study at the Open University?

Browse our courses by subject

  • Arts and Humanities.
  • Biology.
  • Business and Management.
  • Chemistry.
  • Combined Studies.
  • Computing and IT.
  • Counselling.
  • Creative Writing.

Is the Open University a Recognised degree?

An Open University degree has the same status as one from any top UK university, and degrees awarded are comparable with those awarded by other UK universities.

How do I quit Oum?

If you decide to discontinue your studies, you may apply for withdrawal from the University using the UKR 11/PG 09 Withdraw from Programme Form. Please take note of the financial implications. All applications for withdrawal are subject to the University’s approval. Once approved, your status will be changed to “Quit”.

Is Wawasan Open University Recognised?

WOU programmes are accredited by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA) and approved by the Ministry of Higher Education (MOHE).

How do you apply Oum?

Steps to apply:

  1. PTPTN applicant must have already received OUM´s offer letter prior to applying.
  2. Buy a PIN number from Bank Simpanan Nasional (RM5). …
  3. Complete the online application form at PTPTN website.
  4. Check for application results six (6) working days after the application closing date from the PTPTN website.

What does Oum stand for?


Acronym Definition
OUM Open University of Malaysia (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia)
OUM Oracle Unified Method (Oracle Corporation)
OUM Overlay under Management
OUM Ohio Unorganized Militia