Universiti Tenaga Nasional (UNITEN)

Top 9 university in Malaysia according to Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings 2022
93% employability rate within 6 months of graduation
24 years of experience in global education as the energy university


Established in 1997, Universiti Tenaga Nasional (UNITEN) is a private university owned by Tenaga Nasional Berhad (TNB). UNITEN has 2 campuses; the main campus in Putrajaya and the other in Bandar Muadzam Shah, Pahang.

The Putrajaya campus offers courses in engineering, computer science, information technology, business economics, energy economics, language and social sciences and graduate studies. The second campus in Sultan Haji Ahmad Shah (KSHAS) offers courses in accounting, finance, marketing, human resources, business and foundation and diploma studies.

World-class facilities abound at UNITEN, with the availability of a mini-stadium, Olympic-sized swimming pool, tennis court, football field, gymnasium and the Sports Arena which has 11 indoor courts for futsal, netball, sepak takraw, basketball and volleyball.

The institution also has a comprehensive healthcare facility with the ILSAS dispensary in the Putrajaya campus and Muadzam Shah Hospital in the KSHAS campus. There is also a library with a 24-hour study area, on-campus Wi-Fi available for students and round-the-clock security services.

Dubbed the National Energy University, UNITEN is one of the country’s leading energy education providers. 24 years since it was first founded, it continues to be a top choice for engineering, computer science and information technology courses.

UNITEN Ranking & Reputation

UNITEN is the top 9 university in Malaysia according to Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings 2022. The institution is also among the top 150 in Asia according to Asia QS World University Ranking 2022. UNITEN graduates also have better job prospects even before their graduation due to the institution’s 93% employability rate.

Why Study at UNITEN


Global Recognition

Top 9 university in Malaysia (THE World University Rankings 2022) and Top 150 in Asia (QS Asia University Rankings 2022)


Practical Training Benefits

Practical training under Tenaga Nasional Berhad (TNB) Group of companies


High Employability Rate

93% of graduates secure a job within 6 months of graduation

Diverse Population

35,403 students from more than 30 countries around the world

Campus Location

Located in the country’s federal administrative centre, the UNITEN Putrajaya campus took shape in 1995 involving 3 stages of development and construction, with an overall area of 483 acres. Its close proximity to the Multimedia Super Corridor (MSC) also adds to its accomplished standing.

At the Putrajaya campus, there are 3 major Government hospitals; Serdang Hospital (3 km), Kajang Hospital (9 km) and Putrajaya Hospital (11 km), plus several private hospitals. There is also an on-campus health and medical centre.

In addition, the 4 colleges located on the Putrajaya campus are home to the schools of Engineering, Computing and Informatics, Energy Economics and Social Sciences, and Graduate Studies.

UNITEN also has another campus located in Bandar Muadzam Shah, Pahang.


Programmes Offered

UNITEN is known for its accredited engineering programmes that are recognised both locally and globally. The university is also often the top choice for its computer science and information technology courses. Check out the list of programmes offered by UNITEN here.

College of Engineering (COE)

  • Foundation in Engineering
  • Diploma in Mechanical Engineering
  • Diploma in Electrical Engineering
  • Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering (Hons)
  • Bachelor of Electrical & Electronics Engineering (Hons)
  • Bachelor of Electrical Power Engineering (Hons)
  • Bachelor of Civil Engineering (Hons)

College of Business Management and Accounting (COBA)

  • Foundation in Accounting
  • Foundation in Business Administration
  • Diploma of Accountancy
  • Diploma in Business Studies
  • Bachelor of Accounting (Hons)
  • Bachelor of Finance (Hons)
  • Bachelor of International Business (Hons)
  • Bachelor of Business Administration (Hons) in Marketing
  • Bachelor of Business Administration (Hons) in Human Resource Management
  • Bachelor of Business Administration (Hons) in Entrepreneurship & Venture Management

College of Computing and Informatics (CCI)

  • Foundation in Information Technology
  • Foundation in Computer Science
  • Diploma in Computer Science
  • Bachelor of Computer Science (Systems and Networking) (Hons)
  • Bachelor of Computer Science (Software Engineering) (Hons)
  • Bachelor of Computer Science (Cyber Security) (Hons)
  • Bachelor of Information Technology (Information Systems) (Hons)
  • Bachelor of Information Technology (Visual Media) (Hons)
  • Bachelor of Information Technology (Graphics & Multimedia) (Hons)

College of Energy Economics and Social Sciences (CES)

  • Bachelor of Economics (Energy) (Hons)
  • Bachelor of Business Economics (Hons)

Huffaz Professional

  • JAKIM-UNITEN Tahfiz Al-Quran Certification in Engineering
  • JAKIM-UNITEN Tahfiz Al-Quran Certification in Computer Science
  • JAKIM-UNITEN Tahfiz Al-Quran Certification in Accounting
  • Diploma in Corporate Management Tahfiz

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