Quest International University (QIU)

Ipoh, Perak , Malaysia

Quick Facts

  • Comprehensive programmes ranging from medicine, pharmacy and biotech to business, special needs education and computer science
  • Supportive strategies to help you excel at your own pace with a pledge to leave no one behind
  • Rated 4-Stars in the latest SETARA rating

About Quest International University (QIU)

Quest International University (QIU), first launched in 2011, is a private university in Malaysia located in Ipoh, Perak. Centred around a unique brand of experiential learning with a pledge to leave no one behind, QIU strives to produce graduates who will change the game and leave a legacy.

The university offers a variety of comprehensive programmes from foundation to degree and postgraduate levels. Some of its programmes include medicine, pharmacy, biotechnology, engineering, computer science, actuarial science, culinary arts and special needs education.

QIU prides itself on producing industry-relevant graduates. Its students are developed for the industry, with their holistic growth kept at the forefront. The university focuses on experiential learning, which means that you will be involved in hands-on training in your studies, ensuring that you are ready for the workplace. 

Quest International University (QIU) Ranking & Reputation

Quest International University (QIU) is rated 4-Stars in the latest SETARA rating. 

QIU is also one of just 23 institutions in Malaysia that made it into the Times Higher Education Impact Rankings 2022, the only global performance table that assesses universities against the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The final list includes only 8 private universities in Malaysia.


Why Study at Quest International University (QIU)

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State-of-the-Art Facilities
QIU is the only private university to have an on-campus pilot plant for pharmacy students, allowing you to practise the process of creating medicines

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Industry-Ready Graduates
Focus on experiential learning where you learn by doing, ensuring that you are ready for the job market when you graduate

experienced-advisors

Lecturers With Industry Experience
Industry advisors and adjunct professors from international companies including Universal Music, Leo Burnett Malaysia, Samsung, Grab and Intel 


Campus Location

Quest International University (QIU) is located in the historic city of Ipoh, the capital of Perak.

The campus is situated within approximately 5 minutes of Ipoh old town and is in close proximity to the major shopping mall in Ipoh, Ipoh Parade. Nearby amenities include The Store hypermarket, Perak Community Specialist Hospital and the Pekan Baru Police Station. 

If you're looking for accommodation, QIU's hostels provide easy access to many amenities. Nestled in the greenery of Sunway City, Ipoh, the hostel is surrounded by cafés and restaurants such as Starbucks and McDonald's, with the Lost World of Tambun water park conveniently located nearby. Bus service is provided between the hostel and the university campus.


Courses Offered

With 7 faculties and 16 schools, QIU offers a wide range of programmes from medicine and health sciences, integrated life sciences such as biotechnology and environmental technology, social sciences such as psychology and education, as well as business, management and hospitality. Check out the list of programmes offered by QIU here.

  • Foundation in Arts
  • Foundation in Business
  • Foundation in Science
  • ACCA Foundation in Accountancy (AFIA)
  • Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)
  • Diploma in Business Management
  • Diploma in Culinary Arts
  • Diploma in Hotel Management
  • Bachelor of Accountancy (Hons)
  • Bachelor of Business Administration (Hons)
  • Bachelor of Hospitality Management (Hons)
  • Bachelor of Finance (Hons)
  • Bachelor of Culinary Arts (Hons) 
  • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS)
  • Bachelor of Biomedical Sciences (Hons)
  • Diploma in Early Childhood Education
  • Bachelor of Early Childhood Education (Hons)
  • Bachelor of Special Needs Education (Hons)
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Teaching of English as a Second Language
  • Bachelor of Corporate Communication (Hons)
  • Bachelor of Psychology (Hons)
  • Bachelor of Mass Communication (Advertising)
  • Bachelor of Mass Communication (Hons) Journalism
  • Bachelor of Pharmacy (Hons)
  • Pharmacy Bridge Programme – Doctor Of Pharmacy (USA)
  • Diploma in Mechatronics Engineering
  • Diploma in Information Technology
  • Bachelor of Mechatronics Engineering With Honours
  • Bachelor of Computer Science (Hons)
  • Bachelor of Information Technology (Hons)
  • Bachelor of Science (Hons) Actuarial Sciences
  • Diploma in Environmental Technology
  • Bachelor of Environmental Technology (Hons)
  • Bachelor of Science (Honours) Biotechnology

Featured programmes at Quest International University (QIU)

Quest International University (QIU)

Ipoh, Perak

Foundation in Science

Intake

Apr, Jul, Oct

Fees

RM10,000

Quest International University (QIU)

Ipoh, Perak

Diploma in Early Childhood Education

Intake

Apr, Jul, Oct

Fees

RM17,000

Quest International University (QIU)

Ipoh, Perak

Diploma in Environmental Technology

Intake

Apr, Jul, Oct

Fees

RM17,000

Quest International University (QIU)

Ipoh, Perak

Bachelor of Special Needs Education (Hons)

Intake

Apr, Jul, Oct

Fees

RM34,000

Quest International University (QIU)

Ipoh, Perak

Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS)

Intake

May, Oct

Fees

RM300,000


Scholarships

QIU offers up to 100% scholarships for SPM leavers for foundation and diploma programmes. It also provides scholarships for its various degree programmes including medicine and pharmacy. Here are some of QIU’s scholarships.

Quest International University (QIU)

Ipoh, Perak

QIU Foundation & Diploma Programme Scholarship

Amount

Up to 100% tuition fee waiver

Study Level

Foundation, Diploma

Quest International University (QIU)

Ipoh, Perak

QIU Tuition Fee Waiver For Foundation In Science Leading to MBBS or Pharmacy

Amount

100% tuition fee waiver

Study Level

Foundation

Quest International University (QIU)

Ipoh, Perak

QIU Degree Scholarship

Amount

Up to 50% tuition fee waiver

Study Level

Bachelor's Degree