First City University College
Affordable, quality education and lifestyle at one ideal location
Recognised as a University College by the Ministry of Higher Education in December 2014
Industry-relevant programmes that are accredited by MQA and relevant professional bodies and associations
About First City University College
First City University College, formerly known as KBU International College, is a private university college in Bandar Utama, Petaling Jaya, Selangor. Established in 1990, it was upgraded to the status of university college in December 2014.
First City UC offers a range of foundation, diploma, degree and postgraduate courses. Fields of study include design, engineering, computing, business, accounting, mass communication, hospitality and tourism management.
First City UC has over 31 years of experience in producing award-winning and highly sought-after graduates. The campus, located in the bustling Bandar Utama, is built in the style of modern architecture and is complete with state-of-the-art facilities.
First City University College Ranking & Reputation
First City UC has come a long way since its inception as a 4-storey shop known as Kolej Swasta Bandar Utama (KSBU).
In 2014, it received the University College status from the Ministry of Higher Education.
First City UC has also established partnerships with international institutions such as Anglia Ruskin University, UK and Hotel & Tourism Management Institute Switzerland.
Why Study at First City University College
Industry-relevant programmes in collaboration with partner universities and professional institutions overseas to provide experiential learning
Highly Qualified Lecturers
Lecturers with notable academic and industry experience, many of whom are members of the relevant professional bodies and associations
Equipped with top-notch facilities for its various programmes such as design studio, precision protyping 3D printer, fashion studio broadcasting studio and electronic prototyping laboratory
Modern Eco-Friendly Urban Campus
Plenty of lush soft-scaped areas for relaxation and interaction
First City UC is strategically located in the centre of Petaling Jaya. It can be easily accessed through major highways, MRT, buses and other forms of public transport. Within its vicinity are various facilities and amenities, including the popular hotspot, 1Utama shopping mall.
First City UC is most well-known for its design and built environment programmes such as graphic design, interior architecture, furniture and product design, and fashion marketing. It also offers a variety of programmes including engineering, computing, business, accounting, mass communication, hospitality and tourism management.
Here is the list of programmes you can pursue at First City UC.
Faculty of Business, Hospitality and Communication
- Foundation in Business Administration
- Diploma in Business Administration
- Diploma in Hospitality & Tourism Management
- Diploma in Mass Communication
- BA (Hons) Business Management
- BA (Hons) Marketing
- BSc (Hons) Accounting & Finance
- BBA (Hons) Hospitality Management
- BA (Hons) Mass Communication
Faculty of Engineering and Computing
- Foundation in Engineering, Science & Technology
- Diploma in Electronic Engineering
- Diploma in Mechatronics
- Diploma in Information Technology
- Bachelor of Electronic Engineering with Honours
- Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering with Honours
- Bachelor of Software Engineering (Honours)
- Bachelor of Computer Science (Intelligent Systems) (Hons)
- Bachelor of Information Systems (Hons) in Business Management
- Bachelor of Information Technology (Networking & Security) (Hons)
Faculty of Design and Built Environment
- Foundation in Art & Design
- Diploma in Graphic Design
- Diploma in Interior Design
- BA (Hons) Graphic Design
- BA (Hons) Interior Architecture & Design
- BA (Hons) Furniture & Product Design
- BA (Hons) Fashion Marketing
Students can choose from a range of scholarships and financial aids catering to different needs and circumstances. Check out the options below.
First City UC Merit Scholarship
- Foundation: Up to RM15,000 tuition fee waiver
- Diploma: Up to RM12,000 tuition fee waiver for first year
- Degree: Up to RM16,000 tuition fee waiver for first year
First City UC UEC Scholarship
- Up to 100% tuition fee waiver for Diploma and Degree
First City UC Sports Scholarship
- Available for both state and national player
First City UC Bursary Award
- Up to RM5,000 tuition fee waiver
First City UC Engineering Programme Special Incentive
- 30% tuition fee waiver for Diploma and Degree in Engineering
First City UC Programmes Special Incentive
- Foundation: RM1,250 tuition fee waiver for every semester until completion of Degree studies
- Diploma: 30% tuition fee waiver for the first semester and Co-Curricular Award Incentive (CCA) RM2,000 tuition fee waiver
- Degree: RM2,000 tuition fee waiver for the first year
First City UC Degree Transfer (Year 1/2 Direct Entry) Incentive
- Up to 30% tuition fee waiver for students transferring from other institutions
- 20% tuition fee waiver for the entire programme
- 20% tuition fee waiver for the first year only
Children of Government / UEC School Teacher Incentive
- 15% tuition fee waiver for the entire programme