Universiti Tenaga Nasional (UNITEN)

Kajang, Selangor, Malaysia

Quick Facts

  • Top 15 university in Malaysia according to Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings 2023
  • Over 94% employability rate within 6 months of graduation
  • 25 years of experience in global education as the energy university

About Universiti Tenaga Nasional (UNITEN)

Established in 1997, Universiti Tenaga Nasional (UNITEN) is a private university owned by Tenaga Nasional Berhad (TNB). UNITEN has 2 campuses — the main campus is in Putrajaya and the other is 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 at the Putrajaya campus and Muadzam Shah Hospital at 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. With over 20 years of experience, it continues to be a top choice for engineering, computer science and information technology courses.

Universiti Tenaga Nasional (UNITEN) Ranking & Reputation

UNITEN is a top 15 university in Malaysia according to Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings 2023. The institution is also among the top 150 in Asia according to Asia QS World University Ranking 2023. UNITEN graduates also have a track record of securing jobs even before graduating with an employability rate of 94%.

The university is rated 5-Stars in the latest SETARA rating.


Why Study at Universiti Tenaga Nasional (UNITEN)

global-recognition

Global Recognition
Top 15 university in Malaysia (THE World University Rankings 2023) and Top 150 in Asia (QS Asia University Rankings 2022)

practical-training

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

employability

High Employability Rate
94% of graduates secure a job within 6 months of graduation

diverse-population

Diverse Population
37,124 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.

UNITEN Putrajaya campus is 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.


Courses 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 computer science and information technology courses. Check out the list of programmes offered by UNITEN here.

  • Foundation in Engineering
  • Foundation in Computer Science
  • Foundation in Information Technology
  • Foundation in Economics & Management
  • JAKIM-UNITEN Tahfiz Al-Quran Certification in Engineering
  • JAKIM-UNITEN Tahfiz Al-Quran Certification in Computer Science
  • Diploma in Mechanical Engineering
  • Diploma in Electrical Engineering
  • Diploma in Computer Science
  • Diploma in Corporate Management Tahfiz
  • Bachelor of Electrical and Electronics Engineering (Hons)
  • Bachelor of Electrical Power Engineering (Hons)
  • Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering (Hons)
  • Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering - ODL
  • Bachelor of Civil Engineering (Hons)
  • 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)
  • Bachelor of Economics (Energy) (Hons)
  • Bachelor of Business Economics (Hons)

Featured programmes at Universiti Tenaga Nasional (UNITEN) 

Universiti Tenaga Nasional (UNITEN)

Putrajaya, Selangor

Foundation in Engineering

Intake

Jan, Jun, Jul, Sep

Fees

RM17,000

Universiti Tenaga Nasional (UNITEN)

Putrajaya, Selangor

Foundation in Economics and Management

Intake

Jan, Jun, Jul, Sep

Fees

RM15,000

Universiti Tenaga Nasional (UNITEN)

Putrajaya, Selangor

Diploma in Electrical Engineering

Intake

Jan, Jun, Jul, Sep

Fees

RM24,200

Universiti Tenaga Nasional (UNITEN)

Putrajaya, Selangor

Diploma in Computer Science

Intake

Jan, Jun, Jul, Sep

Fees

RM26,000

Universiti Tenaga Nasional (UNITEN)

Putrajaya, Selangor

Bachelor of Electrical Power Engineering (Hons)

Intake

Jan, Jun, Jul, Sep

Fees

RM75,000

Universiti Tenaga Nasional (UNITEN)

Putrajaya, Selangor

Bachelor of Information Technology (Visual Media) (Hons)

Intake

Jan, Jun, Jul, Sep

Fees

RM58,000


Scholarships

UNITEN offers a variety of scholarships catering to all kinds of students. Here are some of UNITEN’s scholarships.

Universiti Tenaga Nasional (UNITEN)

Putrajaya, Selangor

UNITEN Bright/Merit-YCU Scholarship 2022

Amount

Up to 100% tuition fee waiver

Study Level

Foundation

Universiti Tenaga Nasional (UNITEN)

Putrajaya, Selangor

UNITEN Bright/Merit-Dato’ Low Tuck Kwong Scholarship 2022

Amount

Up to 100% tuition fee waiver

Study Level

Foundation, Bachelor's Degree