Top Computer Science and Information Systems Universities in Malaysia 2024

Which Malaysian universities ranked best for computer science? Check out the top universities for computer science according to the QS World Rankings by Subject 2024 here.

Published 18 Apr 2024


Do you want to be part of creating the next big thing in technology? If yes, studying computer science and information systems at a reputable university is the best way to learn all the skills you need to succeed. You'll gain both hands-on experience and real-world insights that will help you thrive in this exciting field.

With that said, here's a list of the top universities in Malaysia that are recognised for their excellence in Computer Science and Information Systems based on the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2024.

University World Ranking 2024 (Computer Science & Information Systems)
Monash University
(Offered by Monash University Malaysia)
Universiti Malaya (UM) 75
Universiti Teknologi Malaysia 153
University of Southampton
(Offered by University of Southampton Malaysia (UoSM))
University of Nottingham
(Offered by University of Nottingham Malaysia (UNM))
Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) 201-250
Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM) 201-250
University of Wollongong
(University of Wollongong Malaysia)
Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) 251-300
Taylor's University 301-350
Swinburne University of Technology
(Offered by Swinburne University of Technology Sarawak Campus)
Xiamen University
(Offered by Xiamen University Malaysia)
Heriot-Watt University
(Offered by Heriot-Watt University Malaysia)
Curtin University
(Offered by Curtin University Malaysia)
Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS (UTP) 351-400
Multimedia University (MMU) 401-450
Asia Pacific University of Technology and Innovation (APU) Malaysia 501-550
International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM) 551-600
Universiti Teknologi MARA - UiTM 551-600
Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) 551-600
Management and Science University 601-650
Universiti Malaysia Pahang Al-Sultan Abdullah (UMPSA) 651-700
Universiti Teknikal Malaysia Melaka 651-700
Universiti Tenaga Nasional (UNITEN) 701-720

The university ranking is only one of the many factors you should consider when deciding on a university. You also need to consider other factors that reflect your needs including the location of the university, the programme cost, campus facilities and others.

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