Admission Frequently Asked Questions
There are several programmes offered by the following schools/faculty:
- Faculty of Engineering
- UTB School of Business
- School of Computing and Informatics
- School of Applied Sciences and Mathematics
- School of Design
- Centre for Communication, Teaching and Learning
Further details regarding undergraduate programme can be found at Academic webpage.
All undergraduate degree programmes are available for July/August Intake only.
You may contact the relevant academic staff(s) at the respective Faculty/School/Centre. Their contact information are available at the Academic webpage.
The English requirement is one of the criteria of the University’s minimum entry requirement for all programmes. Applicants need to attain at least a Credit Six in English Language at GCE Ordinary Level or an IELTS score of 6.0 or TOEFL minimum overall score 550 or its equivalent. Applicants not meeting the requirement may not be eligible for enrolment into any undergraduate degree programme.
Apart from the Award of the Brunei Government Scholarship for studying in the local Higher Education Institutions for local citizens (subject to meeting all the requirements set by the government), there is a scholarship scheme offered by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs known as the Brunei Darussalam Government’s Scholarship (BDGS) for foreign students only. For further information on the scholarship, you may refer to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Website.
This would be referred to the respective school/faculty for consideration.
The Foundation Course need to be verified as par/equivalent to a Level 5 qualification in BDQF by the Brunei Darussalam National Accreditation Council, Ministry of Education to be eligible for admission into a Level 6 undergraduate degree programmes.
The payment details for registration will be stated in the offer letters issued by UTB. Please find below the payment details required for registration. Payment can also be made through Online Bank Transfer or Cash Deposit Machine (CDM).
Payment to Finance Office – Applicable to Fee Paying/ Self-funded only.
a. Programme Fee
The Programme Fee varies for local and international student, varies for full time and part time student. This fee is payable upon acceptance of the offer letter. Please refer to your offer letter the amount and UTB website for the rates applicable to you.
· Local Fee-Paying Students – 50% of academic year (One Semester)
· International Students (Green IC) – 50% of total programme fee
Programme Fee balance can be paid in full or by instalments. There is an Instalment Plan options. Please refer to Finance Office for further details at firstname.lastname@example.org
b. Acceptance Fee (Non-refundable)
c. Programme Deposit (Non-refundable if withdraw or fail)
d. Examination Fee Applicable for Undergraduate Degree (Part-time) only *payable at the beginning of the final semester
Payment to Student Representative Council (MPPUTB) – Applicable to all students which includes scholarship recipients and fee-paying/self-funded students.
e. Student Association Charges (BND 60/per year)
· B$60.00 x number of study years in UTB (For example: PhD, BND 60 x 3 years = BND 180)
f. Orientation Pack
The pack is a starter kit for all new students and compulsory to buy as one whole pack.
g. Volunteer Programme
This is a yearly orientation programme for all new students to take part. The Volunteer Programme aims to encourage all students at the University to reach out to our local community in need. By donating the amount stated, it will be used as for purchasing materials to assist the programme.
You can apply through UTB online application and select undergraduate.
A maximum of two (2) programmes for one applicant is allowed.
UTB processes applications for undergraduate degree studies once a year. Application period is normally opened from February to March.
*The Opening and Closing dates are subject to change and will be notified through UTB website.
- Identity card for local applicant / Passport for International applicant
- HND / Level 5 Diploma certificate(s) & transcript(s)
- A-level (or equivalent) and O-level (or equivalent) certificate & transcripts
- English Language Qualifications if applicable (e.g.: IELTS, TOEFL, O Level)
- Sponsorship letter (if applicable)
- Reference letters and confidential report of Head of Department or authorised person (for in-service training applicants)
The notification of acceptance will be emailed to applicants who are offered an admission by the University normally in end of May until the middle of June.
You can email email@example.com to ask about the status of your application.
If you are experiencing a technical issue with the application, we suggest you try a different browser, such as Google Chrome, Firefox, or Microsoft Edge.
If you continue to experience issues, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
The university reserves the right to reject this application if, at any stage that the information provided is incorrect. Please take note that any changes are not allowed once you have submitted the application. You are advised to check your application thoroughly before submitting.
You should submit a new application with supporting documents.
A conditional offer may be given to be decided on a case by case basis. Please request transcripts/progress report from your institution showing the modules/courses you have completed to date.
Once you have successfully completed your study, a confirmation letter/ statement of results verified by your previous institution will need to be submitted immediately to Registrar’s Office via email at email@example.com
You can get the information about the living costs by following the official UTB International IG: utb_international or simply browse the following link: linktr.ee/UTB_International
Currently there are no on-campus accommodation available at UTB, but student can apply accommodation to UBD Old Hostel & THE CORE Residential College (Depending on availability & priority). Further details can contact:
The Core Residential College
Universiti Brunei Darussalam
Tungku Link Gadong—BE 1410
+673 872 5688 (Hotline)
+673 246 3001 (Office)