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Universiti Malaysia Pahang

Universiti Malaysia Pahang

Universiti Malaysia Pahang (UMP) was established by the Government of Malaysia on February 16, 2002. UMP was set up as a competency -based technical university which specializes in the fields of engineering and technology. As for research, UMP focuses on applied research and industrial projects to enrich the teaching and learning processes as well as to promote the commercialization of research products.

UMP Campus in Pekan

UMP main campus in Pekan began its operation in 27 July 2009. At present, the campus is the home for two engineering faculties and one centre, namely the Faculty of Mechanical & Manufacturing Engineering, Faculty of Electrical & Electronics Engineering and Centre for Modern Languages & Human Sciences. When construction is fully completed, the Pekan campus can accommodate up to a total of 10,000 students and 2,000 staffs.

UMP Campus in Gambang

Situated in Gambang, near the East Coast Expressway, UMP is just 30km drive from Kuantan, with an area of 126 acres and can accommodate up to 5,000 students. UMP is strategically located in the East Coast Industrial Belt of Peninsular Malaysia - which hosts a large number of multinational corporations (MNCS) in the chemical, petrochemical, manufacturing, automotive and biotechnology industries. UMP students get extensive exposure to the latest development in the fields of engineering and technology.
At present, this campus is the home for six faculties and one institute, namely Faculty of Chemical & Natural Resources Engineering, Faculty of Civil Engineering & Earth Resources, Faculty of Computer Systems & Software Engineering, Faculty of Industrial Sciences & Technology, Faculty of Engineering Technology, Faculty of Industrial Management and Institute of Postgraduates Studies.