Subjects and courses related with Sustainability offer in UKM

Solar Energy Research Institute (SERI)
1. Doctor of Philosophy (Renewable Energy)
2. Master of Science (Renewable Energy)

Course List:
1. RSR8104 Research Methodology
2. RSRS6312 Technology Of Silicon Solar Cell
3. RSRS6322 Organic Solar Cell Technologies
4. RSRS6412 Solar Thermal Technology And Process
5. RSRS6411 Advanced Building Energy Performance
6. RSRS6502 Special Topic
Institute For Environment and Development (LESTARI)
1. Doctor of Philosophy
2. Master of Science
3. Master of Arts

Field of Specialization
1. Biological Heritage
2. Climatic Hazard
3. Cultural Heritage
4. Development and Social Well-being
5. Disaster Management
6. Ecosystem and Landscape
7. Education for Sustainable Development
8. Environmental Governance
9. Environmental Health
10. Geological Hazard
11. Geological Heritage
12. Governance of Hazardous Substances and Wastes
13. Governance of Natural Resources
14. Technological Hazard
15. Urbanization and the Region
Centre for Diagnostic, Therapeutic & Investigative Studies (CODTIS)
1. Bachelor of Environmental and Occupational Health with Honors
2. Bachelor of Nutrition with Honors

1. Doctor of Philosophy & Master of Health Science (Research Mode)
2. Master of Health Science (Coursework Mode)

4Fuel Cell Institute (SELFUEL)
1. Master of Science & Doctor of Philosophy - Research Mode
2. Master of Science in Low Carbon and Hydrogen Technology - Coursework
5Institute of Climate Change (IPI)
1. Master of Science - Research Mode
2. Master in Climate Change – Coursework (Sept 2023)
3. Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) - Research Mode
Department of Earth Sciences and Environment (FST)
1. Bachelor of Science with Honors (Plant Biotechnology)
2. Bachelor of Science with Honors (Food Science and Nutritions)
3. Bachelor of Science with Honors (Food Science with Business Management)
4. Bachelor of Science with Honors (Geology)
5. Bachelor of Science with Honors (Marine Science)
6. Bachelor of Science with Honors (Environmental Science)

1. Master of Science (Research Mode)
2. Master of Science (Coursework)
3. Doctor of Philosophy

Social, Environmental and Developmental Sustainability Research Center (SEEDS-UKM)

1. Bachelor of Social Sciences with Honors (Geography)
2. Bachelor of Social Sciences with Honors (Development Science)
3. Bachelor of Social Sciences with Honors (Anthropology and Sociology)


1. Doctor of Philosophy

2. Master of Philosophy
• Geography
• Development Science
• Environmental Management
• Anthropology and Sociology

3. Master of Social Science
• Anthropology and Sociology*
• Development Science*
*Conducted in Malay language only*

4. Master of Environmental Management
• Environmental Management

Center for Shaping Advanced & Professional
Education (UKMShape)
1. Professional Certificate in Integrity Leadership

2. Professional Certificate Healthcare Education Through Active Learning

3. Professional Certificate Data Analitics
9Coming soon (2024)
Malaysian Skills Certification Initiative in Solid Waste Management and Public Cleaning by Ministry of Housing and Local Government and Solid Waste and Public Cleansing Management Corporation (SWCorp) Malaysia

Policy On Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

1. UKM always ensures that everything that is done and planned is in accordance with the policy of Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI). This is adhered to Article 8 (1) in Federal Constitution of Malaysia; provides that all persons are equal before the law and entitled to its equal protection. Clause 2 states:

‘Except as expressly authorised by this Constitution, there shall be no discrimination against citizens on the ground only of religion, race, descent, gender or place of birth in any law or in the appointment to any office or employment under a public authority or in the administration of any law relating to the acquisition, holding or disposition of property or the establishing or carrying on of any trade, business, profession, vocation or employment.’


2. UKM practices a transparent and fair job appointment and promotion system. UKM has a fair salary system that gives the right to freedom of giving feedback and to maintain a good relationship between management and staff. This policy refers to the regulations set by the Malaysian Government through the Malaysian Public Service Department.


3. UKM practices an inclusive policy to meet the rights and needs of students, staff and visitors with disability. This policy is to enable them to have full access to the learning system, work environment and campus life that is inclusive, barrier-free and non-discriminatory.


4. UKM provides fair admission requirements with no discrimination to all who meet the set eligibility needs. This requirement covers all undergraduate and graduate study programs.


UKM Career Advancement Centre

UKM Career Advancement Centre is one of the student service centers at Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia which was first established in 2014. Since its establishment, many changes and reforms have been made in order to achieve the main goal of becoming a center to guide students and future graduates to prepare to step into the world of work. Various programs, activities, collaborations and networks are held to ensure that the marketability rate of UKM graduates increases and that UKM graduates are on par with world-renowned universities and abroad.

UKM-Karier’s vision is that we are determined to be a center that is able to drive and highlight the competence and skills of UKM graduates nationally and on the international stage, thus increasing the employability of UKM graduates. While UKM-Karier’s mission is to be a center that provides quality career development services and programs and is able to produce highly marketable graduates.



The Center for Entrepreneurship Development and EKS (UKM-CESMED) was established in October 2010 as a leader in entrepreneurship at Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM). This center was inaugurated on 31 January 2011 by the Honorable Dato’ Seri Khaled bin Nordin who was the Minister of Higher Education at that time.

UKM-CESMED was created to be a center of entrepreneurial excellence that combines education and development of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises at UKM. The center operates in a good ecosystem by involving student clubs, residential colleges, faculties and study centers in joint entrepreneurial activities. The main focus is academic credit courses offered to pre-graduate and graduate students as well as entrepreneurship programs involving UKM students, lecturers, researchers and staff.

UKM-CESMED has established close cooperation with ministries, various agencies and industries in developing learning and teaching in the field of entrepreneurship such as the Ministry of Higher Education (KPT), the Ministry of Entrepreneur Development and Cooperatives (MEDAC), the Malaysian Technology Development Corporation (MTDC), the Malaysian Agricultural Research and Development Institute (MARDI), SME Corporation (SME Corp.), CELCOM, Isoveritas Sdn. Bhd., IM Possible Solutions Sdn. Bhd., Meeka Intl Sdn. Bhd., Return Legacy Group and Universitas Muhammadiyah North Sumatra (UMSU), Indonesia.


Policy On Investment

UKM sets a clear investment policy from the point of governance, regulation, risk management and control so that the invested funds are safe and profitable for the university.


Policy On Green Procurement

UKM practices the green procurement policy established by the Malaysian Government in 2022 which states that the procurement of supplies, services and work takes into account the use of materials and goods that meet environmental criteria to conserve the environment and natural resources and minimize and reduce the negative impacts of human activities.


Policy On Sexual Harassment

This policy also protects complainants from a confidentiality point of view and also provides counseling facilities.