Fees

Tuition fees are payable by the following group of students:

  • Fee paying local students (who are not sponsored by the government either through Ministry of Education scholarship and in-service training).
  • Fee paying international students.

Once students are enrolled, they will be bound by the University's fees regulation, and are agreeing to pay tuition fees for every year in which they are enrolled.

Note that Fees Regulations and tuition fees are correct at time of publication and may subject to revision from time to time. All tuition and other fees are paid in Bruneian dollars ($BND).

 

General Fees

Acceptance Fee

Fees

Payable by all students on accepting the offer of admission

B$100.00

Non-refundable if a student fails to register for the programme

Registration Fee

Fees

Payable by all students on admission

B$100.00

Programme Deposit – Refundable (Payable on admission)

Fees

Postgraduate certificate or Higher degree

B$500.00

Field Course Fee

Fees

Payable by students opting for a field course at Kuala Belalong Field Study Centre

Meals (for all students)

B$20.00 / day

Accommodation (for fee-paying students only)

B$10.00 / night

Transport (for fee-paying students only)

To be determined

Miscellaneous Fee

Fees

Review of examination results

Payment should be made within three working days from the date of release of the official results by the University Examination Board

B$50.00 / course

Review of classification of degrees

Payment should be made within three working days of the release of the provisional graduation list

B$50.00

Administrative Charges

Fees

Late module registration

B$50.00

Application for Library membership

Applicant

Deposit

Annual fee

Card

Individual

B$200.00

B$50.00

B$20.00

Government

B$100.00

B$20.00

B$20.00

Temporary students

(Not more than 3 months)

B$100.00

B$20.00

B$20.00

Government department

B$1,000.00

B$ 20.00

B$20.00

Associations (NGOs)

B$2,000.00

B$20.00

B$20.00

Private academic institution

B$5,000.00

B$20.00

B$20.00

Private (profit making organisation) 

B$2,000.00

B$50.00

B$20.00

Embassies / Consulate

B$2,000.00

B$50.00

B$20.00

UBD Alumni membership

B$100.00

B$15.00

B$20.00

Return of Library materials after deadline

Per day per book/material

B$0.20

Per hour per Red Spot book/material

B$0.40

Discussion Room key

B$2.50 / hour

Lost book

 

To replace with the same book or

to pay twice the price of the book

Reprint of student transcripts

B$5.00 / copy

Replacement of student cards

B$20.00

Duplicate copy of degree certificate

B$50.00

Rental for graduation gown

Male

Female

PhD Programme

B$200.00

B$170.00

Master's Degree Programme

B$150.00

B$120.00

Late return of gown

B$10.00 / week

Replacement of room key

B$60.00

Students' Association Charges

Fees

Fee payable to PMUBD by all full-time First Degree students per academic year or part thereof

(3 year or more period of candidature)

B$60.00 / year

Insurance Coverage

All students are required to purchase an insurance coverage for Discovery year which cover personal insurance, travel insurance and medical insurance

Tuition Fees

PhD Programmes

Programme

Fees Per Semester

PhD In Anthropology
PhD In Applied Linguistics
PhD In Art
PhD In Asian Studies
PhD In Brunei Studies
PhD In Economics
PhD In Education
PhD In English Literature
PhD In Environmental Studies
PhD In Finance
PhD In Geography
PhD In History
PhD In Islamic Civilization and Contemporary Issues
PhD In Islamic Governance
PhD In Malay Language And Linguistics
PhD In Malay Literature
PhD In Management
PhD In Mathematics
PhD In Professional Communication and The Media
PhD In Sociology

B$1,500.00

PhD In Applied Physics
PhD In Biodiversity
PhD In Biology
PhD In Biomedical Sciences
PhD in Biotechnology
PhD In Chemical Engineering
PhD In Chemistry
PhD In Clinical Sciences
PhD In Computer Science
PhD in Energy Studies
PhD In GeoSciences
PhD In Material Science
PhD In Midwifery
PhD In Nursing
PhD In Public Health
PhD In Public Policy
PhD in Systems Engineering

B$2,000.00

Master's Degree Programme

Per Programme

Masters Degree by Coursework(Non-Laboratory Based)
excluding those with specific fees as listed below

B$3,000 per programme

Master of Business Administration

B$9,720 per programme

Master in Geology

B$12,000 per programme

Master of Islamic Finance

B$5,000 per programme

Master of Public Policy and Management
(includes the following):

  • Tuition fees in UBD
  • Tuition fees in US Partner Policy School
  • One semester compulsory health insurance in the US;
  • Return airfare (economy) from Brunei Darussalam to the US Policy School (includes domestic travel to the policy school)
  • Two weeks study visit in the Washington DC including their programme of visits, meals and accommodation during the two week stay in DC

B$78,000 per programme

Masters of Government - Blender Learning (C3L)

  • Admission fee
  • 4 MCs module
  • 12 MCs module (Action-based research project)
  • 48 MCs (total)

 

  • B$20.00
  • B$700.00 per module
  • B$2,100.00 per module
  • B$8,400.00

Masters Degree by Coursework (Laboratory Based)
(excluding those with specific fees as listed below)

B$3,500 per programme

Master of Medicine by coursework

B$16,000 per programme

Master of Advance Clinical Practice)

B$8,000 per programme

Specialist in Neurology  

B$16,000 per programme

Master Degree by Research only

Programme

Fees Per Semester

Master of Arts In Anthropology
Master of Arts In Art
Master of Arts in Asian Studies
Master of Arts In Brunei Studies
Master of Arts In English Language and Linguistics
Master of Arts In English Literature
Master of Arts In Environmental Studies
Master of Arts In Geography
Master of Arts In History
Master of Arts In Islamic Civilization and Contemporary Issues
Master of Arts In Malay Language and Linguistics
Master of Arts In Malay Literature
Master of Arts In Professional Communication and The Media
Master of Arts In Sociology
Master of Economics
Master of Education
Master of Finance
Master of Islamic Governance
Master of Management

B$750.00

Master of Engineering In Chemical Engineering
Master of Engineering In Systems Engineering
Master of Health Science in Biomedical Sciences
Master of Health Science in Clinical Sciences
Master of Science In Applied Physics
Master of Science In Biodiversity
Master of Science In Biology
Master of Science in Biotechnology
Master of Science In Chemistry
Master of Science In Computer Science
Master of Science In Energy Studies
Master of Science In GeoSciences
Master of Science In Mathematics
Master of Science in Material Science

B$1,000.00

Master of Health Science In Nursing
Master of Health Science in Midwifery

B$2,500.00

Master of Health Science in Public Health

B$3,250.00

Note that Fees Regulations and tuition fees are correct at time of publication and may subject to revision from time to time. All tuition and other fees are paid in Bruneian dollars ($BND).

Scholarships

Over the past decade since higher education was introduced in the Sultanate, the government has awarded thousands of scholarships to both locals as well as non-locals to study in Universiti Brunei Darussalam.

Apart from tuitions borne by the government, the scholarship will also include the bursaries for accommodation, books, food, personal spending as well as complementary medical treatment at any Brunei Government hospital whilst travel expenses will be arranged by the Brunei Darussalam Foreign Mission at the scholar's country of origin or the closest Brunei Darussalam Mission to their country.

There are several scholarship schemes available for prospective local and international students.

Study level

Local Students

International Students

Bachelor's Degree

Brunei Darussalam Government Scholarship (for local students)

Brunei Darussalam Government Scholarship for Foreign Students Tenable in Brunei Darussalam (Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Brunei Darussalam)

Master's Degree

Brunei Darussalam Government Scholarship (for local students)

Brunei Darussalam Government Scholarship for Foreign Students Tenable in Brunei Darussalam (Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Brunei Darussalam)

Doctor of Philosophy

Brunei Darussalam Government Scholarship (for local students)

Brunei Darussalam Government Scholarship for Foreign Students Tenable in Brunei Darussalam (Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Brunei Darussalam)

UBD Graduate Scholarship

UBD Graduate Research Scholarship

UBD Bursary

  • Brunei Darussalam Government Scholarship (for Local applicants) and Brunei Darussalam Government Scholarship For Foreign Students Tenable in Brunei Darussalam (for international applicants)
    • Brunei Darussalam Government Scholarship is offered to citizens of Negara Brunei Darussalam and to the International students to provide financial aid in the perusal of knowledge from undergraduate to graduate studies. 

  • UBD Graduate Scholarship
    • This scholarship is offered by Universiti Brunei Darussalam to outstanding students who are interested in pursuing their studies in the Doctor of Philosophy level after achieving excellence in their Master's degree. This is a very competitive scholarship and applicants with academic talents and calibre are highly encouraged to apply.
  • UBD Graduate Research Scholarship
    • The UBD Graduate Research Scholarship is a competitive scheme awarded to quality PhD students with a strong desire to work in an international and competitive research-intensive environment.
  • UBD Bursary
    • The UBD Bursary is another funding scheme offered by Universiti Brunei Darussalam to Doctor of Philosophy applicants from any programmes offered by the university with the vision of refining local minds who will be the next generation of academics in the institution.

Brunei Darussalam Government Scholarship (Brunei Darussalam Candidates)

For Brunei Darussalam citizens:

  • Admitted to undergraduate study through the Higher Education Central Admission System HECAS – if you are eligible for the Brunei Government Scholarship, your scholarship application will be processed for you by UBD to the Ministry of Education.
  • Admitted to graduate study – Once you have received your UBD offer leter, please complete this form and submit as soon as possible for the process of your scholarship.

Eligibility Criteria for Brunei Darussalam Government Scholarship (Brunei Darussalam candidates)

  • Citizen of Brunei Darussalam
  • A relevant Bachelor's Degree with Honors (Second Class and above) or its equivalent from institutions recognised by the University Senate unless otherwise stated (for Graduate applicants).
  • At least a credit C6 for Bahasa Melayu in the Brunei GCE 'O' Level Examination
  • At least a credit C6 for English Language in the Brunei GCE 'O' Level Examination OR Grade B in IGCSE English as a Second Language OR IELTS Overall Band 6.0.
  • Age of not more than 26 years of age (for Undergraduate applicants) or not more than 30 years of age (for Graduate applicants).
  • Unemployed

 

Repayments using Installment Schemes

To apply, students are required to complete the Installment Application Form and submit it to Bursar's Office for approval two (2) weeks before the first (1st) due date.

Installment Options

Due Dates

2 Instalments

3 Instalments

4 Instalments

January Intake

August Intake

First

First

First

31st January

31st August

-

-

Second

*30th April

*30th November

Second

Second

Third

*31st July

*28th February

-

Third

Fourth

*31st October

*31st May

Payment Methods

Payment can be made with the use of the following methods:

 Bank Transfer

  • Telegraphic Transfer
  • Demand Draft
  • Baiduri Bank Berhad's Internet Banking
  • Cash/Debit Card in person
  • ePayment via online
  • Cheque Deposit at Baiduri's ATM Machine

Payable to:

Account Name

Tabung Universiti Brunei Darussalam

Account No.

06-00130-265788

Bank Name

Baiduri Bank Berhad

Bank Address

Block A & B, Kiarong Complex
Lebuhraya Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah
Bandar Seri Begawan BE1318
Negara Brunei Darussalam

Swiftcode

BAIDBNBB

If paying personally at a bank counter, please quote your name, student registration number and invoice number in your payment instruction and email a copy of the bank advice/receipt to the Bursar's Office or you may fax it to telephone number +673-2461554 (Attention: The Accountant) for us to trace the payment and credit to your account promptly upon receipt.

Please note that all bank charges, if any, are for the account of the sender/remitter and NOT for the account of beneficiary i.e. UBD. The University must receive the full amount of tuition fees.

Baiduri's Internet Banking/CDM

Please quote your name, student registration number and invoice number in your payment instruction and email a copy of the bank advice/receipt to the Bursar's Office or you may send by post/fax it to telephone number +673-2461554 (Attention: The Accountant) for us to trace the payment and credit to your account promptly upon receipt.

Crossed ChequePayable to: Tabung Universiti Brunei Darussalam
All payment should be crossed and made payable to: Tabung Universiti Brunei Darussalam
Please indicate your name and student registration number at the back of the cheque. Receipt will only be valid upon clearance of cheque by the drawee bank.

In Person

Pay at the Finance Office counter by:

  • Cash
  • Amex/Visa/Master Card

NOTE: Please do not send any cash by post

Our finance counter operates at the following working hours:

Monday to Thursday and Saturday

08.00 a.m. – 11.30 a.m. & 01.45 p.m. – 03.30 p.m. 

Note

All payment should be made to the authorised personnel only at the Finance Counter at Ground Floor, Administration Block.

Students/payers are advised to request for an official receipt at the counter as proof of payment and keep the original receipt for possible refund of fees in the future, if any.