City University Malaysia

An industry-endorsed university with accreditations from various professional bodies
Over 60 MQA-accredited programmes offered
A SETARA 4-Star university as rated by the Ministry of Higher Education

About City University

City University Malaysia, formerly the Petaling Jaya Community College, was established in April 1984. It was founded by a group of scholars with extensive experience in local and international universities.

City University offers more than 60+ programmes at the pre-university, diploma, degree and postgraduate levels. The programmes range across various disciplines including accounting, business, allied health sciences, architecture as well as engineering. Many of its programmes are accredited and recognised by various bodies including the Board of Architects Malaysia (LAM), Department of Occupational Safety and Health (JKKP), ACCA and Nursing Board Malaysia.

As one of the earliest private higher education institutions in Malaysia, City University has produced more than 35,000 graduates to date. Over 75% of its graduates are hired by local and international companies, transitioning seamlessly into working life.

City University Ranking & Reputation

City University is rated ‘Tier 4: Very Good’ by the Ministry of Higher Education (MQA SETARA 2018/2019).

It is also only one of the few institutions in Malaysia that is recognised by the Department of Occupational Safety and Health (JKKP) and the Board of Architects Malaysia (LAM). City University has also received professional recognition from ACCA for its accounting and finance programmes.

Why Study at City University

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Graduate Employability

City University has been consistently producing high quality graduates with over 75% of its graduates being employed.


Accredited Programmes

Programmes are recognised by various professional bodies including ACCA, Department of Occupational Safety & Health, Board of Architects Malaysia and Nursing Board Malaysia.


International Network

City University boasts an extensive network of collaborations, exposing you to a variety of international opportunities including student exchange and placement programmes.

Campus Location

The City University campus is located in Petaling Jaya, Selangor and can be easily accessed through major highways, LRT, buses and other forms of public transport.

Located in the middle of the bustling Klang Valley, the campus is a short distance away from a variety of interesting locations. Students can enjoy the city life with easy access to malls, shops and eateries.


Programmes Offered

Foundation / Pre-University

  • Cambridge A Level Science
  • Foundation in Business
  • Foundation in Information Technology
  • Foundation Studies in Science
  • Foundation in Arts (Communication)
  • Foundation in Arts (English)
  • Foundation in Arts (Graphic Design & Multimedia)
  • Foundation in Arts (Fashion Design)
  • Foundation in Arts (Built Environment)
  • Foundation in Accounting

Faculty of Allied Health Sciences

  • Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology
  • Diploma in Environmental Health
  • Diploma in Occupational Safety & Health
  • Diploma in Nursing
  • Bachelor of Biomedical Sciences (Hons)
  • Bachelor of Occupational Safety & Health (Hons)
  • Bachelor of Environmental Health (Hons)
  • Bachelor of Nursing Sciences (Hons)

Faculty of Architecture & Built Environment

  • Diploma in Architectural Technology
  • Diploma in Interior Design
  • BSc (Hons) Architectural Design
  • Bachelor of Interior Design (Hons)

Faculty of Art & Design

  • Diploma in Graphic Design
  • Diploma in Fashion Design
  • Bachelor in Graphic Design (Hons)
  • Bachelor of Multimedia (Hons)
  • Bachelor of Fashion Design (Hons)

Faculty of Business

  • Diploma in Accountancy
  • Diploma in Management
  • Diploma in Office Management
  • Diploma in Business Management
  • Diploma in Islamic Banking
  • Diploma in Human Resource Management
  • Bachelor of Business Administration (Hons)
  • Bachelor of Science (Accounting & Finance) (Hons)
  • Bachelor of Engineering Management (Hons)
  • Bachelor of Accounting (Hons)

Faculty of Education & Liberal Studies

  • Diploma in Early Childhood Education
  • Diploma in Mass Communication
  • Diploma in Corporate Communication
  • Bachelor of Communication (Hons) in Corporate Communication
  • Bachelor of Mass Communication (Hons)
  • Bachelor of Communication (Hons) (Journalism)
  • Bachelor of Performing Arts (Hons)
  • Bachelor of Applied Psychology (Hons)
  • Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood Education) Honours
  • Bachelor of Education in Teaching English of English as a Second Language (Honours)

Faculty of Engineering

  • Diploma in Civil Engineering
  • Diploma in Mechanical Engineering
  • Bachelor of Civil Engineering with Honours
  • Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering with Honours

Faculty of Hospitality & Tourism

  • Diploma in Culinary Arts
  • Diploma in Hotel Management
  • Bachelor of Hospitality Management (Hons)

Faculty of Information Technology

  • Diploma in Information Technology
  • Bachelor of Information Technology (Hons)
  • Bachelor of Computer Science (Hons) (Software Engineering)

City University Scholarships

Here are some of the scholarships offered by City University:

  • City U High Achiever Scholarship
  • Pro-Chancellor Scholarship
  • Vice-Chancellor Scholarship
  • City U Scholarship for Outstanding Student
  • City University Industry Scholarship
  • Leadership Excellence Scholarship
  • Sports Scholarship

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