UNIVERSITY KUALA LUMPUR (UniKL)

OVERVIEW

Universiti Kuala Lumpur (UniKL) is a leading university in engineering technology established on 20 August 2002. Wholly owned by Majlis Amanah Rakyat (MARA), an agency under the Ministry of Rural and Regional Development (KKLW), 

Universiti Kuala Lumpur (UNIKL) is a very large (uniRank enrollment) coeducational higher education institution. Universiti Kuala Lumpur (UNIKL) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees in several areas of study.

UniKL’s 14 branch institutes offer various foundation, diploma, undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. With the concept of ‘One Institute, One Specialisation’, UniKL contributes not only to tertiary education but also researches and development for commercialization purposes. Strategically located all over peninsular Malaysia, UniKL’s branch institutes offer various programmes in t niche areas of specialization., UNIKL has produced: 30,000-37,000 students Since its inception, Graduates of UniKL have successfully established their careers or become successful entrepreneurs in local and international arena.

WHY CHOOSE UNIKL UNIVERSITY

  • Unikl is raking 301-350 Asian university ranking

  • UniKL offers more than 140 courses, including 15 master’s, 62 bachelor’s, 8 doctoral, 48 diploma, 9 foundation and several certificate programs in various disciplines of technology and science.

  • The university maintains collaborations with more than 100 universities and industry partners worldwide. 

  • One of Malaysia’s leading technical university

  • First engineering technology university in the world that has engineering expertise in key areas

  • Works through the concept of ‘One Institute One Specialization’

  • Rated in tier 5 by MQA in Setara ’09 and ’11

  • Partnered with universities around the world

UNIVERSITY FACILITIES

UniKL provides world class learning and campus facilities. These facilities range from multimedia equipment, workshops, multimedia studios to high technology laboratories. To ensure students enjoy learning in UniKL, our lecture halls are equipped with the latest technology complete with systematic high-definition audio and visual system. UniKL campuses are equipped with the latest technologies.

  • Room (Lecture Theater / Discussion / Training / Meeting Room / Hall)

  • Hangar (Aviation)

  • Dock Yard (Marine & Shipbuilding)

  • Laboratory

  • Workshop

  • The Library

  • Sport & Recreations

TUITION FEES

Average tuition fees per year & living costs per year

(Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with consultant)

Tuition fees: RM19,480 (Undergraduate) / RM15,160 (Vocational)
Application fees: USD 50 / RM200
Living costs: RM13,840
Accommodation costs: RM5,375

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

ENGLISH REQUIREMENTS

Diploma

Bachelor

Master/PHD

IELTS  

  • 5.0 or equivalent

TOEFL

  • PBT 500
  • CBT 167
  • IBT 58

Engineering and Engineering Technology Programmes:

IELTS

  • 5.0 or equivalent*

TOEFL

  • PBT 525
  • CBT 167
  • IBT 120

Business and Management Programmes:

IELTS

  • 5.5 or equivalent*

TOEFL

  • PBT 525
  • CBT 167
  • IBT 120

MBBS

IELTS

  • 6.0 or equivalent*

TOEFL

  • PBT 550
  • CBT 213
  • IBT 79

MBA

IELTS

  • 6.0 or equivalent*

TOEFL

  • PBT 550
  • CBT 213
  • IBT 79

Master by research

IELTS

  • 5.5-6.0 or equivalent*

TOEFL

  • PBT 525-550
  • CBT 197-213
  • IBT 65-79

PhD

IELTS

  • 5.5-6.5 or equivalent*

TOEFL

  • PBT 525-600
  • CBT 197-243
  • IBT 65-96

GENERAL REQUIREMENTS

Diploma & Bachelor Programs

  • high school, secondary school or A-Level with minimum CGPA of 2 out of 4 or Pass

  • if you want to apply for engineering program must pass mathematics, physics and chemistry during high school

Master Programs

  • A Bachelor’s degree with minimum CGPA of 2.75out of 4 or equivalent, in a related field 

  • A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent with minimum CGPA 2 to 2.5 out of 4, in a related field can be accepted subject to a minimum of two (2) years working experience in relevant field

PHD programs

  • A Master’s degree with minimum CGPA of 2.75 out of 4 or equivalent, in a related field 

  • A Master’s degree or equivalent with minimum CGPA 2 to 2.5 out of 4, in a related field can be accepted subject to a minimum of two (2) years working experience in relevant field

ACCOMMODATION

The accommodation at UniKL is able to cater almost 10,000 students from all over UniKL campuses. The ambiance in the student apartment helps build camaraderie and encourage friendship among students of diverse racial and religious backgrounds. Good quality off-campus accommodation are also available at reasonable rates. UniKL will make an effort to house all students on campus for at least one year. There are accommodation officers available to help students find their own accommodation and to provide advice on housing problems.

On-campus Accommodation 

Most on campus accommodation is located within each campus with the exception of students from IPROM and MIIT, both based at City Campus in Kuala Lumpur.

Female students from these two institutes are housed in university accommodation in Jalan Tanduk, in Bangsar while accommodation for male students are at Block 10 in Lembah Pantai and Kampung Baru.

Buses are provided for these students to travel to  and from the City Campus.  

Accommodation is guaranteed to all first year students who have a firm offer from the university. Students from 2nd year onwards are encouraged to find their own  accommodation although rooms may be available on campus on a case to case basis.

It is very cheap to stay on campus as the accommodation is heavily subsidized by the  university. The rental that is charged is from RM120-RM150 monthly. The accommodation  is on quad sharing basis and only basic necessities are provided to each student such  as, bed, wardrobe, mattress and study table. 

Private Accommodation 

Private accommodation is also available with most being at least two miles from campus. Renting privately can work out extremely economical particularly in a shared house or apartment.

In Kuala Lumpur the rental for a two-bedroom unfurnished flat can range from RM600- RM 1,000 depending on the area. Private housing in our branch campuses will be approximately 20-30% lower than in Kuala Lumpur.

Living cost will vary according to the type of accommodation, the number of people and the area.

UNIVERSITY LOCATION

There are 12 campuses throughout Malaysia in Kuala Lumpur, Selangor, Malacca, Perak, Kedah and Johor including

  • Universiti Kuala Lumpur (House of Chancellery)

  • Universiti Kuala Lumpur Malaysia France Institute (UniKL MFI)

  • Universiti Kuala Lumpur British Malaysian Institute (UniKL BMI)

  • Universiti Kuala Lumpur Malaysian Institute of Aviation Technology (UniKL MIAT)

  • Universiti Kuala Lumpur Malaysian Spanish Institute (UniKL MSI)

  • Malaysian Institute of Information Technology, Universiti Kuala Lumpur, City Campus (MIIT, UniKL City Campus)

  • Universiti Kuala Lumpur Malaysian Institute of Chemical and Bio-Engineering Technology (UniKL MICET)

  • Universiti Kuala Lumpur Malaysian Institute of Marine Engineering Technology (UniKL MIMET)

  • Universiti Kuala Lumpur Royal College of Medicine Perak (UniKL RCMP)

  • Universiti Kuala Lumpur Institute of Product Design And Manufacturing (UniKL IPROM)

  • Universiti Kuala Lumpur Malaysian Institute of Industrial Technology (UniKL MITEC)

  • Universiti Kuala Lumpur Institute of Medical Science Technology (UniKL MESTECH)

  • Universiti Kuala Lumpur Business School

  • Institute for Research and Postgraduate Studies, Universiti Kuala Lumpur City Campus (IRPS, UniKL City Campus)