You may apply to study at WOU through our online application process or visit our main campus or regional centres to enrol. Entry requirements for undergraduate programmes can be found here and those for postgraduate programmes can be found here.

Commencement of Intake

Below are the commencement dates for Part-Time Study:

  • January 2020 Intake: 13 January 2020

  • March 2020 Intake: 16 March 2020

  • July 2020 Intake: 13 July 2020

  • September 2020 Intake: 14 September 2020


The schedule of fees is here:  Your total tuition fees in each semester depend on the number of courses for which you enrol.

Payment may be made at the main campus or at the regional centres. Payment is accepted by cheque (payable to Wawasan Open University Sdn Bhd), bank draft, money/postal order, credit card or by ATM cards issued by most major Malaysian banks. All fees must be paid in full at the time of registration and no later than the first week after the commencement of the semester. You will be fined a late payment penalty if all fees are not paid on time and may lose access to WOU facilities, tutorials and examinations.

Apply for Financial Assistance

Help is available to students who need financial assistance in the following ways:

a. Special Rebates


WOU offers special rebates to new students who enrol for its undergraduate and postgraduate programmes.

Please contact your nearest Regional Centre for further details on the terms and conditions.

b. Employees Provident Fund (EPF)


EPF contributors can withdraw from their EPF Account II to support their studies.  To apply, please obtain the Borang KWSP 9H (AHL) from the nearest EPF office and liaise with your nearest Regional Centre to obtain the relevant supporting letters from WOU.

Note: WOU only charges fees on a per semester basis. Any excess EPF funds parked with WOU will not be construed as advance payment for tuition fee and is not interest bearing. 

c. National Higher Education Fund / PTPTN


WOU Undergraduate Programmes qualify for PTPTN loans. Please refer to for terms and conditions. Please contact your Regional Centre for assistance and advice.

d.  Bank Loans


Certain banks may provide study loans. Please check with your respective bank for further details.

e. Instalment Plans


Instalment payment plans are available in special circumstances. Please consult your nearest Regional Centre for further details.

f. Lifelong Learners/Orang Kurang Upaya (OKU) Discount


WOU offers a discount of 50% for learners aged 60 years and above (undergraduate only) as well as those who are physically disabled (undergraduate only) and registered with the Social Welfare Department of the Ministry of Women, Family and Community Development.

g. 0% easy payment system


WOU tuition fees qualify for a 6 month 0% easy payment scheme when you pay using a Maybank, Alliance or Hong Leong credit card.  For further information, please contact your nearest Regional Centre.

h. Bursary Award


The Bursary Award is applicable to new undergraduate students who are below 31 years old and enrol in a minimum of two courses. The students will enjoy tuition fee discounts based on academic performance in their STPM/A-Level/UEC. Please consult your nearest Regional Centre for further details.


i. Corporate Partnership Programme

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Special tuition fee rebates are given to employees of partner corporations.  We invite employers to join WOU's corporate partnership scheme for free to enable their employees to receive rebates when they pursue tertiary qualifications at the University.

j. Chancellor's Merit Scholarship


The Chancellor’s Merit Scholarship is awarded every semester to students who exhibit academic excellence and attain a high grade point average. Please contact your nearest Regional Centre for further details on the terms and conditions.


For further enquiries, call 1-300-888-968 (WOU) or email to 

Terms and Conditions apply.