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Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR)

Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR)

Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR)
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Institution Details

Type of Institution

Private University

Population Size

Large

International Students

10%

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Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR) was officially launched on 13 August 2002 as a not-for-profit private university providing affordable quality education. It is established under the UTAR Education Foundation and registered under the Malaysian Private Higher Educational Institutions Act 1996.

Guided by its vision to be a global university of educational excellence, UTAR is highly reputed as one of the fastest growing private higher education institutions in the country with phenomenal growth in all aspects of its development since its inception. With the first intake of only 411 students in its Petaling Jaya campus in 2002, the University’s enrolment has now reached more than 22,000 students with campuses located in Kampar, Perak and Bandar Sungai Long, Selangor.

UTAR has graduated over 67,000 students since its inaugural convocation in 2005 and has made impressive strides in establishing a strong reputation as a comprehensive University with dedication to achieving excellence in teaching and research. The University currently offers more than 120 academic programmes from Foundation Studies to Bachelor’s, Master’s, and PhD degrees in the fields of Accounting, Business and Economics, Actuarial Science, Mathematics and Process Management, Agriculture and Food Science, Arts, Social Sciences and Education, Creative Industries and Design, Engineering and Built Environment, Information and Communication Technology, Life and Physical Sciences, and Medicine and Health Sciences.

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Why Study With Us

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Recognised Programmes
All study programmes are approved by the Ministry of Higher Education (MOHE) Malaysia and the Malaysian Qualification Agency (MQA). Professional recognition is being actively sought from leading professional bodies for the relevant professional-related programmes.
2
Global Exposure
UTAR’s collaboration with more than 400 universities and industry organisations across 29 economies gives its students opportunities to experience global exposure via study abroad programmes, study tours, conferences and research projects – to name a few.
3
Industrial Exposure
UTAR has made the industrial training compulsory for all undergraduate students so as to provide them with experiential learning opportunities. For postgraduate studies, some courses provide students hands-on and consultative experience through participation in consultancy trips to international organisations.
4
Holistic Student Development
UTAR encourages students to take part in extracurricular activities such as soft skills development, student entrepreneurship activities, sports and character-building events. Participation in extracurricular activities organised by clubs and societies, and the unique UTAR Soft Skills Development Certificate (USSDC) programme will enhance students’ management, leadership, entrepreneurial and social skills.

Additional Information

Accommodation

Available

Scholarship

Available

Study Abroad Program

Available

Branch Campus

Selangor

Frequently Asked Questions

All UTAR programmes are approved by the Ministry of Higher Education (MOHE) and most of them have obtained full accreditation status from the Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA). UTAR also ensures the quality of its programmes through rigorous audits and discussions with Malaysian and international advisors, external examiners, industry leaders, and stringent certification and accreditation processes by more than 20 international and Malaysian professional bodies. 

Most programmes have 3 intakes per year, i.e. January, May and October. 

Some programmes have only 1 intake (e.g. MBBS) or 2 intakes (Architecture, Nursing etc). 

Usually 2-3 weeks. 

Malaysian applicants may apply for admission to UTAR through Accreditation for Prior Experiential Learning, APEL(A). It provides an ‘alternative’ entry method to those who do not possess the requisite formal qualification to further their education to a higher level.

Interested applicant (must be 21 years and above) may apply for APEL(A) assessment through Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA) website where successful applicants will be awarded the APEL(A) certificate by MQA for admission to higher educator providers in Malaysia.

Malaysian student: Yes, you can browse through our financial aid website for more information.

International student: UTAR does not provide any financial assistance to international students at this moment.

 

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Institution Details

Type of Institution

Private University

Population Size

Large

International Students

10%

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Additional Information

Accommodation

Available

Scholarship

Available

Study Abroad Program

Available

Campus Location

Selangor
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