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Universiti Kuala Lumpur (UniKL)

Specialises in engineering technology and technical education
Promotes technopreneurship to develop new technology and products
Partners with numerous universities & research institutions, both local and international

What You Need to Know about Universiti Kuala Lumpur

Founded in 2002, Universiti Kuala Lumpur (UniKL) is a private university that’s wholly owned by Majlis Amanah Rakyat (MARA). UniKL specialises in technical education, equipping its graduates with strong technical knowledge and entrepreneurial skills.

UniKL has 14 branch institutes spread throughout the country, where each institute has its own specialisation. Here is a list of UniKL’s branch institutes.

Branch InstituteSpecialisationLocation
Malaysia France Institute (UniKL MFI)Industrial Maintenance TechnologyBandar Baru Bangi, Selangor
British Malaysian Institute (UniKL BMI)Electrical, Electronic & Telecommunication TechnologyGombak, Selangor
Malaysian Institute of Aviation Technology (UniKL MIAT)Aviation TechnologyDengkil, Selangor
Malaysian Spanish Institute (UniKL MSI)Automotive Components & System TechnologyKulim, Kedah
Malaysian Institute of Information Technology (UniKL MIIT)Information Technology, Networking, Multimedia & AnimationKuala Lumpur
Malaysian Institute of Chemical and Bio-Engineering Technology (UniKL MICET)Chemical & Bioengineering TechnologyAlor Gajah, Melaka
Malaysian Institute of Marine Engineering Technology (UniKL MIMET)Marine Engineering TechnologyLumut, Perak
Royal College of Medicine Perak (UniKL RCMP)Medical & Allied Health SciencesIpoh, Perak
Institute of Product Design and Manufacturing (UniKL IPROM)Design, Manufacturing & Engineering Business ManagementCheras, Kuala Lumpur
Malaysian Institute of Industrial Technology (UniKL MITEC)Quality Engineering & Industrial LogisticsMasai, Johor
Institute of Medical Science Technology (UniKL MESTECH)Medical Science TechnologyKajang, Selangor
Business School (UniKL Business School)Accountancy, Entrepreneurship, Islamic Finance & MarketingKuala Lumpur
UniKL Institute of Postgraduate StudiesPostgraduateKuala Lumpur
UniKL International College (UniKL ICOLE)EngineeringKuala Lumpur

Over 130 courses are offered by UniKL, from Foundation and Diploma level to Degree and Postgraduate. While UniKL’s core strength is in their technical programmes, such as Engineering, Automotive and Aviation, it also offers various Business programmes, including Accounting, Finance and Entrepreneurship under their Business School.

UniKL is rated ‘Tier 5: Excellent‘ by the Ministry of Higher Education (MQA SETARA 2013).

Quick Facts

MQA Rating: Tier 5 (Excellent)

Estimated Fees (entire course):

  • Foundation: RM10,000
  • Diploma: RM27,000
  • Degree (Non-Science): RM50,000
  • Degree (Science): RM50,000

Scholarships: Up to 100% tuition fee waiver

Why Choose Universiti Kuala Lumpur

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Specialised Programmes

Offers specialised courses such as Aviation & Marine Technology


Integrated Curriculum

You will learn entrepreneurship, social, learning & technical skills


Industrial Training

Allows you to apply your skills and knowledge to the industry

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UniKL City Campus, Kuala Lumpur

UniKL’s City Campus houses four branch institutes — UniKL Malaysian Institute of Information Technology, UniKL Business School, UniKL International College and Institute Research Postgraduate Studies.

The university is located right in the heart of Kuala Lumpur city centre on Jalan Sultan Ismail, and is easily accessible via public transport and highways.

Within its vicinity are a wide range of amenities to fulfil your everyday needs, including shops and restaurants. Just a short walk away is the brand new Quill City Mall, a vibrant lifestyle shopping complex that offers an exciting mix of F&B restaurants, retail outlets as well as a cinema!

Getting Around

  • Shuttle Buses: There is a free shuttle bus for university students that picks up and drops off students at selected LRT stations.
  • Public Transport: Easily accessible via RapidKL buses and taxis.
  • Parking: Available on campus and in Centrepoint (opposite campus).

Accommodation at Universiti Kuala Lumpur

Most of UniKL’s campuses have on-campus accommodation. Apartments are well-equipped with furniture and fittings, with 4 – 6 students per apartment. Basic facilities are included, such as beds, wardrobes, tables and kitchen cabinets, as well as 24-hour security.

While UniKL strives to house all students on-campus for at least one year, quality off-campus accommodation is also available at reasonable rates.

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