Multimedia University (MMU)
Producer of Desirables:
ICT and engineering powerhouse:
Independently ranked and recognized:
Malaysian accreditation, worldwide recognition:
Partnership with world’s best:
The Management & Science University (MSU)
The Management & Science University (MSU) is one of Malaysia’s top universities and focuses mainly in the critical areas of studies that encompass medicine, health sciences, pharmacy, information sciences and engineering, business management and professional studies, education and social sciences, hospitality, and culinary and creative arts.
As Malaysia’s best teaching and learning university, MSU gives priority to quality education and the importance of creative teaching methodologies towards producing quality graduates. Besides incorporating international exposure in the students learning experience, extensive industrial training components and personal enrichment competency are also blended into the programme of study to ensure the graduates employability.
The importance of quality education goes without saying. It is quality that draws recognition and it is quality that dictates the graduates’ employability. MSU has received numerous recognitions from Malaysian and international independent bodies. It was rated twice as an “Excellent Status University” by the Ministry of Education Malaysia through a rating system on all universities in Malaysia. MSU is also accredited by the Accreditation Services for International Colleges (ASIC), United Kingdom and The Alliance on Business Education and Scholarship for Tomorrow (ABEST21), Japan.
All programmes offered are either approved or accredited by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA) and other professional bodies such as the Malaysian Medical Council (MMC), the Nursing Board Malaysia (NBM), and the Malaysian Optometry Council (MOC). These programmes are offered through the following faculties, schools or centres:
- Faculty of Health and Life Sciences
- Faculty of Business Management and Professional Studies
- Faculty of Information Sciences and Engineering
- International Medical School
- School of Hospitality and Creative Arts
- School of Education and Social Sciences
- School of Pharmacy
- School of Graduate Studies
- Graduate School of Management
- Center for Foundation Studies
Academic Facilities & Resources
- A large number of classrooms and lecture halls
- An extensive collection of learning and reference materials are available
- A library that provides more than 80,000 titles of various disciplines and e-brary (electronic library)
- A large number of computers
- Wireless campus
- Islamic & Cultural Centre
- Performing Arts Theatre
- Open Theatre
- Anatomy Museum
- Medical Centre
- A complete campus amenities – U Café, U Print, U Shop, U Holiday, U Fitness, In Campus Bank
- The university and the city of Shah Alam offer a range of indoor and outdoor sporting facilities
Research Areas @ MSU
The research areas in at MSU are focused towards applied and commercialisation activities. Currently, a range of major areas are conducted through the faculties and MSU’s three Centres of Excellence and they are grouped into the following three main areas:
- Health & Medical Sciences
- Business Management & Social Sciences
- Information & Communication Technology
Student Support Services & Student Development Activities
The Students & Career Development (SCD) department complements the faculties and centres of learning of the university in the students’ personal and professional development. Its role is seen as an enhancer of student’s character building through the activities that it organises. Career based activities which are aimed at sharpening the students’ organisational skills and personal competencies are a common feature throughout any academic year. The SCD also serves as a hub for campus life as a variety of students based events are jointly organised between the department and the various clubs and associations under its purview. The department provides counselling and assistance on general welfare of students, housing and alumni networking.
Global Mobility Programme (GMP) and Global Leadership Programme (GLP)
The MSU Global Mobility and Global Leadership Programmes are initiatives of the university towards empowering students through international exposure activities. This exposure serves to complete the students’ development into competent and employable graduates.
The GMP provides international students intending to travel to Malaysia with an understanding of our unique and diverse cultural, historical and social compositions via interesting summer courses. Among others, the summer programme includes a number of social activities and field trips that have been carefully selected to allow students to integrate with the local community and experience the local culture first-hand. Likewise, local students may do the same by experiencing a semester of study at any of over 40 partner universities of MSU located in the ASEAN region, Korea, Japan, Australia, New Zealand, Germany, the UK, the USA and Eastern Europe. Further information on the GMP is available at the office of the International & Collegiate Department (ICD).
The GLP, on the other hand, is focused on the creation of leaders of tomorrow and developing a global mindset among students. It provides opportunities for students to enhance their learning experience and develop leadership and global skills. These skills are applied through their learning, volunteering and participation in activities conducted at the international or local level.
Outline of Scholarships/Financial Aid
As part of its community service effort, MSU allocates RM3 million each year as financial assistance to needy students. The funds are disbursed through various initiative and collaborative efforts between MSU and several of its public and private institutional partners. All scholarship and financial assistance are provided through the following:
MSU’s very own President’s Scholarship is one of such schemes that has over the years benefited many students. This is an award given to students who demonstrate outstanding academic achievement who come from an economically challenged background.
Yayasan MSU -Foundation for Building Excellence
“Yayasan MSU” or the MSU Foundation is a foundation for building excellence. The foundation is a manifestation of MSU President and Founder, Professor Tan Sri Dato’ Wira Dr Mohd Shukri’s passion in helping those in need towards achieving excellence and scholarly success. The foundation is an extension of the university’s commitment in education and lifelong learning as well as community engagement work staying true to its aspiration of a caring and giving institution. The Foundation is committed towards providing financial assistance and scholarships for research or academic pursuits to eligible recipients with the hope that this contribution will provide opportunities towards social and economic improvement to the beneficiaries.
Joint scholarship schemes such as Skor Berita Harian, The Sun-MAPCU Education Fund, The Star Education Fund, and Sin Chew Daily Education Fund are some examples of MSU’s involvement in ensuring the less fortunate get to continue with their further education at MSU. The scholarship is open to all Malaysians and the financial assistance awarded ranges from a full to a partial scholarship. Details of the scholarship and application forms are available at the Registrar’s office.
MSU also provides assistance to students of all levels to obtain loans from government bodies such as PTPTN (National Higher Education Fund), MARA (Majlis Amanah Rakyat) and other sponsoring bodies.
Orphans or orphanages fall under MSU’s community service project. A portion of the scholarship fund is also appropriated as financial aid towards this group.
Fellowship & SLAB Schemes
In its effort to train qualified academics to manage the university’s human capital need and to further enhance its research and innovation activities, MSU offers fellowship awards to local and foreign candidates for graduate studies leading to PhD at MSU. Further, MSU’s SLAB scheme, a fully funded internal programme aimed at developing academic staff in their pursuit of higher education, is another effort of the university in its staff development initiative.
Recognition & Achievements:
- Rated as an Excellent Status University awarded by the Ministry of Higher Education of Malaysia 2009 & 2011
- Best Home Grown Programme, Private University Category awarded by the Ministry of Higher Education of Malaysia
- 1st Non Japanese university to be accredited by Alliance on Business Education and Scholarship for Tomorrow (ABEST21), Japan.
- The 1st Offshore Medical School to receive five year accreditation from the Malaysian Medical Council
- Dr Tytus Chalubinski Medal for Leadership awarded by Medical University of Warsaw, Poland
- Programme recognition by the Public Service Department & Malaysia Qualification Agency
- Rated as one of the top private universities in the world by the Accreditation Services for International Colleges (ASIC), UK
- Rated as one of Malaysia’s top private universities by Ernst & Young
- An accredited member of the Alliance on Business Education and Scholarship for Tomorrow (ABEST21), Japan
Malaysia University of Science and Technology (MUST)
The Malaysia University of Science and Technology (MUST) is a comprehensive university offering programmes at all levels, from Foundation Sciences to Diploma, Undergraduate (BSc and BBA), Masters and PhD. There are currently three schools: the School of Science and Engineering, the School of Business, and the School of Foundation and Pre-U Studies.
Our international students have also attained good careers, largely returning to their home countries to hold good positions in government organisations and private companies, adding to the rich international alumni network that can help each new batch of graduates on international jobs.
The Master of Science in Biotechnology programme is offered to graduates with academic and research interest to develop their expertise in the fast-growing field of biotechnology. Currently the mode of study is by Thesis (Structure A), or by Coursework and Thesis (Structure B), and by Coursework (Structure C), for full-time on campus and part-time candidates. The duration of study for full-time is 1.5 to… [+]
The Master of Science in Construction Engineering and Management programme provides students with the critical knowledge and background essential to making decision at site, organisation, industry and sector levels. Student learn the very concept and methodologies that effect execution of construction implementation through proper project scheduling, estimation and cost control. Student learn to manage.
The Master of Science in Information Technology(MIT) programme is by research mode. Students under the supervision of senior faculty will undertake independent research contributing to any area of Information Technology, Information Systems, Computer Science or Telecommunication. Research of inter-disciplinary nature is especially encouraged. The student is required to complete a thesis which must… [+]
The Master of Science programme in Transportation and Logistics (MTL) offers an opportunity for recent graduates as well as working professionals to venture into the fast-growing and dynamic field of Transportation and Logistics.
LimKokWing University of Creative Technology
Limkokwing University, established in 1991 is an international University with a global presence across 3 continents. The University is home to 30,000 students including international students from nearly 150 countries. The university offers an extensive range of programmes through six faculties – Design Innovation, Multimedia Creativity, Communication, Media & Broadcasting, Information Technology & Computing, Business Management & Globalization and Architecture & Built Environment. The University is committed to provide world-wide education through its 12 campuses in Botswana, Cambodia, China, Indonesia, Lesotho, Malaysia, Swaziland and United Kingdom.
INTI International University & College
INTI International University & Colleges is one of the most respected names in Malaysia’s private higher education industry. It is part of Laureate International Universities – a network of over 80 accredited universities in 29 countries offering degree programmes to more than 950,000 students all over the world.
Beyond being part of the world’s leading private universities network, INTI also partners with many prestigious universities in the United Kingdom, United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand and China to provide students the option to further their studies abroad or complete their degrees in Malaysia.
At INTI, we believe in an education that will empower you for life. Beyond just a paper qualification, our programmes will enrich you with the right skills and attributes to excel at whatever you do, wherever you go. With the INTI Edge, you will learn to achieve more through an International, Innovative and Individualized education.
Taylors University, The People’s Choice
A world-class leader in education, year after year.
Taylors University is a member of the Taylor’s Education Group, which also comprises of Taylor’s College, Taylor’s International School, Garden International School, Australian International School Malaysia, Nexus International School, Putrajaya and Nexus International School Singapore. Since its inception in 1969, Taylor’s has become one of Malaysia’s most successful and reputable private higher education institutions.
Taylor’s has continuously provided excellent services for its students in terms of diverse study options, relevant curriculum and teaching methods, ongoing partnerships with leading universities worldwide, strong industry linkages, up-to-date facilities and well-equipped campuses.
Taylor’s was voted the Most Popular Private College and/or University in Malaysia for two consecutive years in 2008 and 2009, out of more than 100 other institutions. These results were based on the Malaysian Student Survey which surveyed close to 9,000 respondents aged 16 to 19.
In July 2010, Taylor’s University was rated ‘Tier 5: Excellent’ by the Ministry of Higher Education in the 2009 Malaysian Qualifications Agency Rating System for Malaysian Higher Education Institutions (SETARA ’09), which measures the quality of teaching and learning at the undergraduate level in universities and university colleges in Malaysia.
The quality of teaching and learning at Taylor’s University was once again acknowledged when it garnered a ‘Tier 5: Excellent’ rating in the Rating System for Malaysian Higher Education(SETARA ’11) and again in 2013(SETARA ’13), by the Ministry of Higher Education Malaysia.
Taylor’s University bagged the Gold award in the “Education & Learning” category in the Putra Brand Awards for five consecutive years since 2010. Taylor’s University is also the only educational institution honoured with a “Putra Brand Icon” award. Putra Brand Awards winners were chosen via an online survey by 6,000 respondents nationwide making it the largest consumer research sampling of its kind and the most prestigious consumer award in the country.
Another milestone achieved for Taylor’s University is the recognition of being named the Reader’s Digest Trusted Brand Gold Award in the Private University/ College Category for four consecutive years since 2011, as voted by consumers.
Taylor’s University has also been recognized for its innovative teaching methodologies at the national level. In 2013, the Anugerah Akademik Negara (AAN) 2013 was awarded to Mr. Lim Chee Leong, Head of the e-Learning Academy (eLA), InTeLLeCT in the Kategori Anugerah Pengajaran (Kelompok Sains Gunaan). Lim Chee Leong is the first individual from a private university to be awarded this prestigious award from the Ministry of Education, Malaysia, which was presented to him by Y.A.B. Prime Minister, Dato’ Seri Najib Tun Razak .
Taylor’s University Career Services Centre has also received recognition from leading employers through the inaugural award initiated by TalentCorp in partnership with gti Media as the Most Resourceful Career Centre (Private University) during the Malaysia’s 100 Leading Graduate Employers 2014Awards Ceremony.
Taylor’s continues to play a strong role in developing Malaysia’s human resource capital, and boasts strong network of alumni, many of whom have become leaders in their respective fields.