Top Computer Science and Information Systems Universities in Malaysia 2023

Interested in pursuing something in the computing field? Check out this list of the top computer science and information systems universities in Malaysia according to the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2023.

Updated 24 Mar 2023



This list is based on the QS World University Rankings 2023. For the most recent ranking, click here.

The field of computer science and information systems is rapidly evolving. It’s no surprise then that students flock to it. After all, what other field can guarantee you more relevance and future prospects in this age of artificial intelligence and data science than computer science and information systems aka the fields that started these advancements. 

If you’re interested in pursuing a degree in computer science and information systems in Malaysia, then you’re in luck. Malaysia is home to a number of universities that offer world-class computer science and information systems degree programmes. 

In fact, here’s a list of the top universities for computer science and information systems in Malaysia based on the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2023.

University World Ranking 2023
(Computer Science and Information Systems)
Monash University 73
Universiti Malaya (UM) 80
University of Southampton 136
Universiti Teknologi Malaysia 151-200
Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) 201-250
University of Nottingham 201-250
Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM) 251-300
Taylor's University 301-350
Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) 301-350
Swinburne University of Technology 301-350
Heriot-Watt University 351-400
Curtin University 351-400
Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS (UTP) 401-450
Multimedia University (MMU) 451-500
International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM) 551-600
Universiti Teknologi MARA - UiTM 601-650
Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) 601-650
Universiti Malaysia Pahang 651-680

Interested in another university that’s not in the list? That’s fine too! 

The university ranking is only one of the many factors you should consider when deciding college. There’s also the matter of the location of the university, the fee, the facilities and others. Ultimately, which one you choose to prioritise should reflect your needs.

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