Asia Pacific University (APU)

Bukit Jalil, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Quick Facts

  • First Malaysian University to achieve an overall rating of Five Star Plus in the latest QS Stars Rating awards
  • Strong international student community with over 13,000 students from more than 130 countries
  • 100% Employability by the Ministry of Higher Education

About Asia Pacific University (APU)

The Asia Pacific University of Technology & Innovation (APU) is a private university established in 1993 and is amongst Malaysia’s Premier Private Universities.

The university offers a diverse range of courses at pre-university, undergraduate, postgraduate and even at certificate levels, including in the fields of Computer & Technology, Engineering, Business & Management, Accounting & Finance, Actuarial Studies, Psychology, Design & Media.

The university is widely recognised for its credibility in offering top-notch education specifically in the digital technology field to meet both local and global demands. With an international student community of more than 12,000 students from more than 130 countries studying in its Malaysian campus, APU also offers a truly cosmopolitan learning environment which prepares students well for the global challenges which lie ahead.

Asia Pacific University’s Ranking & Reputation

APU is the First Malaysian University to achieve an overall rating of Five Star Plus in the latest QS Stars Rating awards that were presented at the QS Apple Conference on 1st November 2021. Five Star Plus institutions must achieve five stars across all categories in addition to achieving the minimum highest benchmark score by QS STARS. APU is amongst 19 universities worldwide to achieve this honour.

In addition, APU is also ranked among the Top 10 Private Universities in the latest QS Asia University Rankings 2022. APU is ranked amongst Top 3 for International Students, Top 5 for Inbound Exchange and is amongst the Top 30 Universities for International Faculty by QS. APU ranks among the Top 280 Universities in the QS World University Rankings – Asia 2022.


Why Study at Asia Pacific University (APU)

globally-recognised-programmes

Globally Recognised Programmes
5-Star SETARA University College, Premier Digital Tech Institution and programmes accredited by international bodies such as ACCA, Washington Accord and Society of Actuaries

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Dual Award Programmes
Partnership with De Montfort University (DMU), UK enables students to be awarded Dual Awards which will enhance learning and career prospects

employability-driven

Industry and Employability Driven
APU trains and equip students with industry-ready skills and knowledge where 100% of APU students are employed upon graduation

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International Community
APU has over 13,000 students from more than 130 countries, making it a truly diverse environment


Campus Location

Asia Pacific University is located in Technology Park Malaysia (TPM) in Bukit Jalil, Kuala Lumpur and can be easily accessed through major highways, LRT and other forms of public transport. In its vicinity are various eateries and the National Sports Stadium.


Courses Offered

APU prides itself on its technologically-driven programmes. Extending across a wide range of disciplines, all of APU’s programmes are structured to prepare students for the future. 

  • Foundation in Science
  • Foundation in Arts
  • Foundation in Design
  • Foundation in Computing
  • Diploma in Information & Communications Technology 
  • Diploma in Information & Communications Technology with a specialism in Software Engineering 
  • Diploma in Information & Communications Technology with a specialism in Data Informatics 
  • Diploma in Information & Communications Technology with a specialism in Interactive Technology
  • Diploma in Business Administration
  • Diploma in Accounting
  • Diploma in Business with Information Technology 
  • APIIT Diploma in International Studies
  • APIIT Diploma in Design & Media
  • APIIT Diploma in Electrical & Electronic Engineering
  • BSc (Hons) in Information Technology
  • BSc (Hons) in Information Technology with specialism in Information System Security
  • BSc (Hons) in Information Technology with specialism in Cloud Computing
  • BSc (Hons) in Information Technology with specialism in Network Computing
  • BSc (Hons) in Information Technology with specialism in Mobile Technology
  • BSc (Hons) in Information Technology with specialism in Internet of Things
  • BSc (Hons) in Information Technology with specialism in Digital Transformation
  • BSc (Hons) in Information Technology with specialism in Financial Technology (FinTech)
  • BSc (Hons) in Information Technology with specialism in Business Information Systems
  • BSc (Hons) in Software Engineering
  • BSc (Hons) in Computer Science
  • BSc (Hons) in Computer Science with specialism in Data Analytics
  • BSc (Hons) in Computer Science with specialism in Digital Forensics
  • BSc (Hons) in Computer Science (Cyber Security)
  • Bachelor of Computer Science (Hons) Intelligent Systems
  • BSc (Hons) in Multimedia Technology
  • BSc (Hons) in Multimedia Technology with a specialism in VR/AR
  • BSc (Hons) in Computer Games Development
  • BA (Hons) in Industrial Design
  • BA (Hons) in Visual Effects
  • BA (Hons) in Animation
  • BA (Hons) in Digital Advertising
  • BA (Hons) in Business Management
  • BA (Hons) in Business Management with a specialism in E-Business
  • BA (Hons) in Business Management with a specialism in Digital Leadership
  • BA (Hons) in Human Resource Management
  • BA (Hons) in International Business Management
  • BA (Hons) in Marketing Management
  • BA (Hons) in Marketing Management with a specialism in Digital Marketing
  • BA (Hons) in Tourism Management
  • BA (Hons) in Accounting and Finance
  • BA (Hons) in Accounting and Finance with a specialism in Forensic Accounting
  • BA (Hons) in Accounting and Finance with a specialism in Taxation
  • BA (Hons) in Accounting and Finance with a specialism in Forex and Investments
  • BA (Hons) in Accounting and Finance with a specialism in Internal Audit
  • Bachelor in Banking and Finance (Hons)
  • Bachelor in Banking and Finance (Hons) with a specialism in Financial Technology
  • Bachelor in Banking and Finance (Hons) with a specialism in Investment and Risk Management
  • Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Actuarial Studies​
  • Bachelor of Engineering in Electrical & Electronic Engineering with Honours
  • Bachelor of Engineering in Mechatronic Engineering with Honours
  • Bachelor of Engineering in Telecommunication Engineering with Honours
  • Bachelor of Computer Engineering with Honours
  • Bachelor of Petroleum Engineering with Honours
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Media and Communication Studies
  • BA (Hons) in International Relations
  • Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Psychology

Featured programmes at Asia Pacific University (APU)

Asia Pacific University (APU)

Bukit Jalil, Kuala Lumpur

APU Foundation Programme (Computing & Technology)

Intake

Mar, Apr, Jun, Jul, Sep

Fees

RM24,800

Malaysia's award-winning Premier Digital Tech University

Asia Pacific University (APU)

Bukit Jalil, Kuala Lumpur

Diploma in Information & Communications Technology

Intake

Apr, Jun, Jul, Sep

Fees

RM44,900

Malaysia's award-winning Premier Digital Tech University

Asia Pacific University (APU)

Bukit Jalil, Kuala Lumpur

Diploma in Design & Media

Intake

Apr, Jul, Sep

Fees

RM39,600

Malaysia's award-winning Premier Digital Tech University

Asia Pacific University (APU)

Bukit Jalil, Kuala Lumpur

BSc (Hons) in Computer Science

Intake

Mar, Jun, Sep

Fees

RM87,000

Malaysia's award-winning Premier Digital Tech University

Asia Pacific University (APU)

Bukit Jalil, Kuala Lumpur

Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Actuarial Studies​

Intake

Mar, Jun, Sep

Fees

RM78,000

Malaysia's award-winning Premier Digital Tech University


Scholarships

APU offers up to 100% scholarships for its Malaysian students and up to 30% for its international students. These are the scholarships you can find at APU.

Asia Pacific University (APU)

Bukit Jalil, Kuala Lumpur

Malaysian Scholarships & Merit Awards 2022 - Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) 2021/2022

Amount

Up to 100% tuition fee waiver

Study Level

Foundation, Diploma

Asia Pacific University (APU)

Bukit Jalil, Kuala Lumpur

Malaysian Scholarships & Merit Awards 2022 - O-Levels / IGCSE 2021/2022

Amount

Up to 50% tuition fee waiver

Study Level

Foundation, Diploma

Asia Pacific University (APU)

Bukit Jalil, Kuala Lumpur

Malaysian Scholarships & Merit Awards 2022 - UEC / STPM / A Levels 2021/2022

Amount

Up to 50% tuition fee waiver

Study Level

Bachelor's Degree