Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR)

Kajang, Selangor, Malaysia

Quick Facts

  • Ranked #174 in the QS Asia University Rankings 2023
  • Affordable fee structure, as it is a not-for-profit organisation
  • Wide selection of programmes to choose from

About Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR)

Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR) is a private university that was founded in 2002. Established under the UTAR Education Foundation, it is a not-for-profit organisation, bringing affordable and quality education to Malaysians.

Guided by its vision to be a global university of educational excellence, UTAR is highly reputed as one of the fastest-growing private higher education institutions in the country with phenomenal growth in all aspects of its development since its inception. With the first intake of only 411 students in its Petaling Jaya campus in 2002, the university's enrolment has now reached more than 21,000 students with campuses located in Kampar, Perak and Bandar Sungai Long, Selangor.

UTAR Sungai Long Campus is located in Bandar Sungai Long, a main township in Kajang, Selangor, with a variety of facilities and services that support the convenient learning environment of a suburban setting for students.

UTAR has graduated over 77,000 students since its inaugural convocation in 2005. The university offers 131 academic programmes from Foundation Studies to Bachelor's, Master’s, and PhD degrees in the fields of Accounting, Business and Economics, Actuarial Science, Mathematics and Process Management, Agriculture and Food Science, Arts, Social Sciences and Education, Creative Industries and Design, Engineering and Built Environment, Information and Communication Technology, Life and Physical Sciences, and Medicine and Health Sciences.


Why Study at Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR)

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Recognised Qualification
All programmes are approved by the Ministry of Education while external examiners are engaged for international benchmarking

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High Employability Rate
Over 95% of UTAR graduates are employed within 6 months of graduation and are well received in their industry

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Strong Research Culture
Faculty members and students adopt a strong culture for research and have achieved numerous awards for research excellence


Campus Location

The Sungai Long campus is situated in the Bandar Sungai Long residential township that’s just 20 minutes away from KL City Centre.

This campus is a consolidation of UTAR’s campuses in Petaling Jaya, Setapak and Kuala Lumpur, allowing students to experience a vibrant student community with many programmes all under one roof.

The Sungai Long township provides affordable accommodation for students, with many eateries, banking and other amenities around the vicinity.


Courses Offered

UTAR offers a range of accredited programmes that are recognised by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA). Check out the list of programmes offered here.

  • Foundation in Arts
  • Foundation in Science
  • Bachelor of Accounting (Honours)
  • Bachelor of Building and Property Management (Honours)
  • Bachelor of Economics (Honours) Global Economics
  • Bachelor of Finance (Financial Technology) with Honours (new)
  • Bachelor of International Business (Honours)
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Digital Animation
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Game Design
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Graphic Design and Multimedia
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Journalism in Chinese Media
  • Bachelor of Communication (Honours) Broadcasting
  • Bachelor of Corporate Communication (Honours)
  • Bachelor of Early Childhood Education (Honours)
  • Bachelor of Media and Creative Studies (Honours)
  • Bachelor of Science (Honours) Game Development
  • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery
  • Bachelor of Chinese Medicine (Honours) 
  • Bachelor of Nursing (Honours) 
  • Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Honours)
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) Biomedical Engineering
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) Chemical Engineering
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) Civil Engineering
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Bachelor of Telecommunications Engineering with Honours
  • Bachelor of Materials Engineering with Honours
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) Mechanical Engineering
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) Mechatronics Engineering
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Chinese Studies

Featured programmes at Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR) 

Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR)

Sungai Long, Selangor

Foundation in Science

Intake

Jan, Jun, Oct

Fees

RM11,100

Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR)

Sungai Long, Selangor

Bachelor of Accounting (Honours)

Intake

Jan, May, Jun, Oct

Fees

RM52,300

Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR)

Sungai Long, Selangor

Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Graphic Design and Multimedia

Intake

Jan, May, Oct

Fees

RM45,200

Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR)

Sungai Long, Selangor

Bachelor of Chinese Medicine (Honours)

Intake

Jan, May, Oct

Fees

RM92,800

Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR)

Sungai Long, Selangor

Bachelor of Mechatronics Engineering with Honours

Intake

Jan, May, Oct

Fees

RM54,900

Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR)

Sungai Long, Selangor

Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (M.B.B.S.)

Intake

Sep

Fees

RM268,550


Scholarships

UTAR is known for its affordable fees and scholarship schemes for SPM leavers who are looking to pursue foundation studies and undergraduate programmes. Here are some of the scholarships offered.

Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR)

Sungai Long, Selangor

UTAR Scholarship for Top Achievers (Foundation)

Amount

Up to 100% tuition fee waiver

Study Level

Foundation, Postgraduate

Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR)

Sungai Long, Selangor

UTAR Scholarship for Top Achievers (Undergraduate except Medicine and Health Sciences)

Amount

Up to 100% tuition fee waiver

Study Level

Bachelor's Degree

Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR)

Sungai Long, Selangor

Top Achiever Scholarships - Undergraduate (Health Sciences)

Amount

Up to 50% tuition fee waiver

Study Level

Bachelor's Degree

Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR)

Sungai Long, Selangor

Top Achiever Scholarships - Undergraduate (Medicine)

Amount

Up to 15% tuition fee waiver

Study Level

Bachelor's Degree