Asia Pacific University (APU) The Best Engineering University in Malaysia 2018

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It was a great time to study at APU. Their lecturers are good and provided the best for their students. The lifestyle there is also good since you get to widen your network with people from different countries. – Alvin Loo – 2016 Recommended for IT and Engineering programs Intakes: May, September & November Asia Pacific University (APU) is one of the premier’s private university Malaysia. It was formed in 1993 as the Asia Pacific Institute of Information Technology (APIIT) and was renamed in 2004 after being granted University College status to Asia Pacific University College of Technology and Innovation (UCTI). The university has further upgraded to become University in 2012. In 2017, APU is also recognised as one of the Premier Digital Institute of Higher Learning (IHL) by the Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC), in which the university is now open to more opportunities from the government and the industry through exclusive collaborations, internship and job placements etc. The Bachelor (Hons) degree programs at APU provide a range of disciplines in the fields of  Banking & Finance, Information Technology, Business, Actuarial Studies, Accounting, Engineering and Media, as well as Computer Games Development and Web Media Technology. All programs are conducted based on real-world practical approaches and curriculum design that focus on enhancing your employability upon graduation. The 3-years APU Bachelors Degree programs are offered through a unique collaborative partnership between APU and Staffordshire UniversityUnited Kingdom, through which Staffordshire accredits 3-years undergraduate programs that are designed and delivered by APU. On completion of the programs, students will be awarded two undergraduate Degree Certificates and Transcripts: one from APU and one from Staffordshire University. Besides, the 4-year Engineering programs offered by Asia Pacific University (APU) are fully accredited by the Board of Engineers Malaysia (BEM) which is a signatory to the Washington Accord. This accreditation ensures that APU Engineering Graduates recognised by internationally. If you choose to work in Malaysia, you will have the opportunity to register as Graduate Engineers with Board of Engineers Malaysia (BEM), and if you choose to work overseas in any of the Washington Accord signatory countries; you can also register as Graduate Engineers.

The Engineering programs offered at APU are,

  • B. Eng (Hons) in Electrical & Electronic Engineering
  • B. Eng (Hons) in Mechatronic Engineering
  • B. Eng (Hons) in Telecommunication Engineering
  • B.Eng (Hons) in Computer Engineering
  • B. Eng (Hons) in Petroleum Engineering

Information Technology and Computer Science

You will learn the skills required by every IT professional, including the underlying computer system through Computer Architecture, Operating Systems, Networking and Databases.

The computer science programs offered at APU are,

  • BSc (Hons) in Information Technology
  • BSc (Hons) in Computer Science
  • BSc (Hons) in Software Engineering
  • BSc (Hons) in Intelligent Systems
  • BSc (Hons) in Computer Games Development
  • BSc (Hons) in Multimedia Technology
  • BSc (Hons) Business Information Technology
  • BSc (Hons) Cyber Security
  • BSc (Hons) Forensic Computing

Business Management, Marketing, Finance and Accounting

The Business School at APU prepares students for a role that gives them an industry relevant edge with the high-quality international curriculum at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

The Business programs offered at APU are,

  • BA (Hons) in Business Management
  • BA (Hons) in International Business Management
  • BA (Hons) in Marketing Management
  • BA (Hons) in Human Resource Management
  • BA (Hons) in Tourism Management
  • BA (Hons) in Media Marketing
  • BA (Hons) in International Relations
  • BA (Hons) in Accounting and Finance
  • BA (Hons) in Accounting and Finance
  • BA (Hons) in Banking and Finance
  • BA (Hons) in Islamic Banking and Finance
  • BSc (Hons) in Actuarial Studies

3D Digital Animation and Graphic Design

Did you know that the blue aliens in the Avatar Movie are not real, but was instead masterfully creation through 3D animation?  3D Digital Animation plays an important role in the movie and advertisement Industries today, through the process of creating moving, animated visuals using computer programs. It brings static visuals and objects to life through movement, expression and personality.

The 3D Digital Animation and Design programs offered at APU are,

  • BA (Hons) Animation
  • BSc (Hons) Digital Film and 3D Animation Technology
  • BA (Hons) VFX: Visual Effects and Concept Design
  • BA (Hons) Product Design
  • BA (Hons) Transport Design
  • BA (Hons) Advertising & Brand Management

As for the Postgraduate Studies at APU

APU is an established school for postgraduate education. The school has a strong presence in the industry and is an obvious choice among professionals seeking to enhance their career and lifelong learning opportunities from Masters to PhD. The school offers a variety of specialised programs. The programs are industry driven to ensuring that the graduates are globally recognised and industry ready. Alumni of the school have progressed into a number of significant careers in leading multinational companies.

APU offers a variety of specialised programs such as,

  • MSc in Data Science and Business Analytics
  • Master of Philosophy (MPhil) in Management
  • Master of Project Management
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA)
  • Master of Business Administration (Euro Asia Business)
  • Master of Technology Management
  • Master of Science in Information Technology Management
  • Master of Science in Software Engineering
  • Master of Science in Global Marketing Management
  • Master of Science in International Business Communications
  • Master of Finance
  • Master of Islamic Banking and Finance
  • Master of Accounting
  • Master of Accounting in Forensic Analysis
  • Master of Philosophy (MPhil) in Engineering
  • PhD in Computing
  • PhD in Engineering
  • PhD in Finance
  • PhD in Management
  • PhD in Technology

APU Scholarships (Up to 100% for 10As SPM achiever)

There are many scholarships available for Malaysian and international students planning to study at APU. They have many selection standards (although academic merit is an important factor), closing dates and level of financial support. These scholarships can be applied from us, an application fee might be required. You can check with us by completing this form to see if you may be eligible to apply.

Type of APU scholarships

  • APU Merit Scholarships 2018 (Malaysian Students)
  • International Students Scholarships 2018
  • Sun-MAPCU Education Fund
  • KUOK Foundation
  • Sin Chew Daily Education Fund
  • Gamuda Scholarship
  • Yayasan Tan Sri Dato’ Lee Shin Cheng Scholarships
  • IJM Scholarship
  • Shell Malaysia Scholarship
  • Hong Leong Foundation
  • Maybank Scholarship Award
  • Maxis What’s Next Scholarship
  • MyBrain15 Sponsorship Programme
  • Penang Future Foundation
  • The Flower Chimp Scholarship
  • Yayasan Tunku Abdul Rahman Scholarship

Contact us to find out more

International Student enquiries:
Phone: +6018-241-4802
Email: [email protected]
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