Asia Pacific University of Technology & Innovation (APU)

Bukit Jalil, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Quick Facts

  • Top 2.2% in the world with 5 Stars Plus rating in the QS World University Rankings 2024
  • 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 of Technology & Innovation (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 13,000 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.

APU’s Ranking & Reputation

APU is ranked top 2.2% university in the world (#621-630) and holds a QS "5 Stars Plus" rating in the latest QS World University Rankings 2024 — the only Malaysian university to receive this double distinction.

Other notable highlights from the latest QS rankings are:

  • Ranked #621-630 in the World
  • Ranked #179 in Asia
  • Ranked #1 for International Students in Malaysia
  • Ranked #16 in the World for International Students
  • Ranked Top 200 for International Faculty in the World

It's also worth noting that APU is a Premier Digital Tech University, recognised for its commitment to producing high-quality graduates for digital tech-based jobs via cutting-edge research and education policies, strong industry linkages, and career development and placement services.


Why Study at Asia Pacific University of Technology & Innovation (APU)

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Globally Recognised Programmes
5-Star SETARA University, Premier Digital Tech University 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 you to receive Dual Awards which will enhance your career prospects

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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

APU 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 Engineering
  • Foundation in Business & Finance
  • Foundation in Design
  • Foundation in Computing & Technology
  • Foundation Computing (ODL) – 100% Online
  • Diploma in Information & Communication Technology 
  • Diploma in Information & Communication Technology with a specialism in Software Engineering 
  • Diploma in Information & Communication Technology with a specialism in Data Informatics 
  • Diploma in Information & Communication Technology with a specialism in Interactive Technology
  • Diploma in Business Administration
  • Diploma in Accounting
  • Diploma in Business with Information Technology 
  • Diploma in Mechatronic Engineering
  • Diploma in International Studies
  • Diploma in Design & Media
  • Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Information Technology
  • Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Information Technology with specialism in Information System Security
  • Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Information Technology with specialism in Cloud Engineering 
  • Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Information Technology with specialism in Internet of Things
  • Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Information Technology with specialism in Digital Transformation
  • Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Information Technology with specialism in Financial Technology (FinTech)
  • Bachelor of Science (Honours) 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) (Artificial Intelligence)
  • Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Multimedia Technology
  • Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Multimedia Technology with a specialism in VR/AR
  • Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Computer Games Development
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Industrial Design
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Visual Effects
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Animation
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Digital Advertising
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Business Management
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Business Management with a specialism in E-Business
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) 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
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Tourism Management
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Tourism Management with a specialism in Hospitality
  • Bachelor of Accounting and Finance (Honours)
  • Bachelor of Accounting and Finance (Honours) with a specialism in Forensic Accounting
  • Bachelor of Accounting and Finance (Honours) with a specialism in Accounting Technology
  • Bachelor of Accounting and Finance (Honours) with a specialism in Forex and Investments
  • 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 Analytics
  • Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Actuarial Studies​
  • Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Actuarial Studies with a specialism in Data Analytics
  • Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Actuarial Studies with a specialism in Financial Technology
  • Bachelor of Engineering in Electrical & Electronic Engineering with Honours
  • Bachelor of Engineering in Mechatronic Engineering with Honours
  • Bachelor of Computer Engineering with Honours
  • Bachelor of Petroleum Engineering with Honours
  • Bachelor of Mechanical 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 APU

Asia Pacific University of Technology & Innovation (APU)

Bukit Jalil, Kuala Lumpur

APU Foundation Programme (Computing & Technology)

Intake

Feb, Apr, Jul, Aug, Sep

Tuition Fees

RM26,300

Malaysia's award-winning Premier Digital Tech University

Asia Pacific University of Technology & Innovation (APU)

Bukit Jalil, Kuala Lumpur

Diploma in Information & Communication Technology

Intake

Apr, Jul, Aug, Sep

Tuition Fees

RM48,000

Malaysia's award-winning Premier Digital Tech University

Asia Pacific University of Technology & Innovation (APU)

Bukit Jalil, Kuala Lumpur

Diploma in Design & Media

Intake

Apr, Jul, Sep

Tuition Fees

RM48,000

Malaysia's award-winning Premier Digital Tech University

Asia Pacific University of Technology & Innovation (APU)

Bukit Jalil, Kuala Lumpur

BSc (Hons) in Computer Science

Intake

Mar, Jul, Sep, Nov

Tuition Fees

RM98,300

Malaysia's award-winning Premier Digital Tech University

Asia Pacific University of Technology & Innovation (APU)

Bukit Jalil, Kuala Lumpur

Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Actuarial Studies​

Intake

Mar, Jul, Sep, Nov

Tuition Fees

RM92,000

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 of Technology & Innovation (APU)

Bukit Jalil, Kuala Lumpur

APU Merit Awards (Foundation & Diploma)

Amount

Up to 100% tuition fee waiver

Study Level

Foundation, Diploma

Asia Pacific University of Technology & Innovation (APU)

Bukit Jalil, Kuala Lumpur

APU Merit Awards (Degree)

Amount

Up to 50% tuition fee waiver per year

Study Level

Bachelor's Degree

Asia Pacific University of Technology & Innovation (APU)

Bukit Jalil, Kuala Lumpur

East Malaysia Community Rebates

Amount

15% tuition fee waiver

Study Level

Foundation, Diploma, Bachelor's Degree