Asia Pacific University of Technology & Innovation (APU)

Introduction

The Asia Pacific University of Technology & Innovation (APU) is amongst Malaysia’s Premier Private Universities and is where a unique fusion of technology, innovation, and creativity works effectively towards preparing graduates for significant roles in business and society globally. APU has earned an enviable reputation as an award-winning University through its achievements in winning a host of prestigious awards at national and international levels.


APU was announced as among the Highest Rated
Emerging Universities in Malaysia, being rated at TIER 5 (EXCELLENT) under the SETARA 2011 Ratings by the Ministry of Higher Education (MOHE) and Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA), and has maintained this Excellent rating in the SETARA 2013 Ratings and the latest SETARA 2017 Rating. Under the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) 2017 Ratings, APU was awarded 5-Stars in 4 categories of the QS Stars Ratings – Teaching, Employability, Facilities, and Inclusiveness. The QS Stars rating is an international rating system that measures achievements and qualities of universities worldwide. In addition, in 2017, APU was also announced as one of Malaysia’s Premier Digital Institution of Higher Learning (IHL) by the Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC), for its commitment in offering top-notch digital technology courses and ensuring highly-skilled graduates continue to flourish and fill future digital job demands locally and globally.

Originally established as the Asia Pacific Institute of Information Technology (APIIT) in 1993 and Asia Pacific University College of Technology & Innovation (UCTI) in 2004, APU’s sound approach to nurturing school leavers into qualified professionals has resulted in our graduates being highly sought after by employers. With an international student community of more than 11,000 students from more than 110 countries studying in its Malaysian campus, APU offers a truly cosmopolitan learning environment which prepares students well for the global challenges which lie ahead. APU offers a wide range of degrees with Technology as a common core. It is APU’s aim to nurture and encourage innovation through our programs, with the intention of producing individuals who will learn, adapt and think differently in new and better ways.

The Asia Pacific University has and always will, continue to develop and deliver its academic programs through unique and well-established international partnerships, particularly with Staffordshire University UK but also with other partners throughout the world. This formidable combination of Malaysian homegrown programs fortified with international benchmarking provides our students with the assurance that the qualifications gained from APU truly meet international quality standards.

APU’s achievements bear testimony to our commitment to excellence in higher education and training, as well as innovative research and development and commercialization. APU (via APIIT) is Malaysia’s first Institution to achieve Multimedia Super Corridor (MSC) Company Status. Through our network of APIIT Education Group branch campuses established in Sri Lanka and India, APU also reaches out to young aspiring professionals in these countries, providing them with a unique opportunity of experiencing international best practices in higher education using curricula, processes, resources, and systems which have been developed in Malaysia. APU’s academic programs are all approved by the Ministry of Higher Education of Malaysia and the qualifications are accredited or provisionally accredited by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA).

Why APU?

  • Proven Track Record of Employable Graduates – 95%+ Employed by Graduation.
  • Amongst Highest Rated Emerging Universities in Malaysia – Rated 5-Stars under SETARA 2011, 2013 and 2017
  • Premier Digital Technology Institute of Higher Learning in Malaysia – awarded by the Malaysian Digital Economy Corporation
  • Internationally Recognized by QS – Achieved 5-Stars ranking in 4 categories: Facilities, Teaching, Inclusiveness, and Employability
  • Internationally Recognized Programs.
  • More than 30,000 Graduates & Alumni.
  • Over 11,000 students from more than 110 Countries.
  • Award-Winning Students who regularly win both local and international competitions.
  • Engineering Degrees Accredited by Board of Engineers (BEM).
  • Engineering Degrees Internationally Recognized under Washington Accord.

Latest Achievements in 2017

  • Maintained 5-Star (EXCELLENT) Rating in SETARA 2017 – Awarded by the Ministry of Higher Education (MOHE)
  • Awarded the Premier Digital Institute of Higher Learning status by the Malaysian Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC)
  • Achieved 5-Stars at QS Ranking in 4 categories: Teaching, Employability, Facilities, and Inclusiveness
  • School of Engineering students emerged as Champions of the ABB Innovation Challenge for the 2nd year in a row
  • School of Engineering attained Silver award at the 28th International Invention, Innovation and Technology Exhibition (ITEX) 2017
  • School of Engineering student won the IEM Gold Award for excellence in academic results for the 4th year in a row since 2013
  • School of Foundation worked with SPCA Pet Care Program and attained the Most Supportive Pet Care Program award, awarded by DYMM Tengku Permaisuri Selangor, Tengku Permaisuri Norashikin
  • School of Computing & Technology attained the “Rising Star Award – Academic Sector in Asia Pacific Region” awarded by CompTIA
  • School of Computing & Technology students made it internationally by achieving Silver and Bronze medals at the 4th Asian Youth Innovation Awards & Expo that was participated by universities across the Asian region

For the full awards & achievements listings, visit: http://apu.edu.my/explore-apu/awards-achievements

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MSc

M.Sc. in Information Technology Management

Campus Full time Part time 12 - 60 months January 2019 Malaysia Kuala Lumpur + 1 more

This programme is geared towards industry or business professionals who are seeking to develop their careers in the management of technological systems and/or their production for the benefit of organisations. Managers within organisations where information technology plays a vital role in the managerial functions and the efficient operation of the organisation will find this programme very useful. [+]

This programme is specifically designed to provide:

An opportunity to demonstrate how the application of computer-related technology is an integral part of an efficient business environment. An emphasis on the understanding of how an effective computer system is a key factor in enabling a business to gain a competitive and strategic edge. An overall consideration of how IT can be managed in the organisation. An understanding of how strategic IT frameworks can be established to enhance the capability of the organisation. Duration:Full-time (12 Months)Part-time ( 2-5 years) Award:Asia Pacific University (APU), Malaysia & Staffordshire University, UK Admission Requirements Bachelor’s degree in IT/Computer Science and related areas with a minimum CGPA of 2.75 or equivalent as acceptable by the Senate; OR Bachelor’s degree or equivalent but for CGPA below 2.75; can be accepted provided that the candidates must have five years working experience in relevant field. Graduates of equivalent qualifications who have several years of relevant industry experience. Evidence of satisfactory English language skills is required for candidates where English is not their first language, such as IELTS 6.0 or above or TOEFL 550 or above. Who should attend ... [-]

M.Sc. in Software Engineering

Campus Full time Part time 16 - 60 months January 2019 Malaysia Kuala Lumpur + 1 more

This programme is geared towards practising software engineers within the industry who seek formal qualifications in software engineering. In addition, IT professionals and managers who wish to upgrade their technical software engineering knowledge and IT skills to postgraduate level will find this programme attractive. [+]

This programme is specifically designed to provide:

An opportunity for professional development at an advanced level within the area of software engineering. Enhancement of skills and knowledge in specialist areas for practising IT professionals. The ability to undertake large-scale IT software development projects. The necessary skills to participate effectively in the design and implementation of software systems of high quality and reliability. Duration:Full-time (12 Months)Part-time (2-5 years) Award:Asia Pacific University (APU), Malaysia & Staffordshire University, UK Admission Requirements Bachelor’s degree in IT/Computer Science and related areas with a minimum CGPA of 2.75 or equivalent as acceptable by the Senate; OR Bachelor’s degree or equivalent but for CGPA below 2.75; can be accepted provided that the candidates must have five years working experience in relevant field. Graduates of equivalent qualifications who have several years of relevant industry experience. Evidence of satisfactory English language skills is required for candidates where English is not their first language, such as IELTS 6.0 or above or TOEFL 550 or above. Who should attend ... [-]

M.Sc. in Technology Management

Campus Full time Part time 16 - 60 months January 2019 Malaysia Kuala Lumpur + 1 more

This programme is geared towards graduates from technical programmes such as engineering and computer science who wish to master managerial skills that are relevant to their background. This programme also appeals to non-technical managers and executives who are increasingly required to manage technology and technical personnel as part of their managerial responsibilities. Graduates seeking senior management careers in high technology or technology-intensive businesses are also encouraged to enrol in this programme. [+]

This programme is specifically designed to provide:

An opportunity to understand and appreciate the combination of technology with management. A platform to produce capable managers who can effectively manage the dynamic changes that technology makes at all levels. An understanding of the needs of management in decision-making. An overall appreciation of the manner in which an organisation’s strategic business plan drives its technology strategy and infrastructure. Duration:Full-time (12-18 Months)Part-time (2-5 years) Award:Asia Pacific University (APU), Malaysia & Staffordshire University, UK

Admission Requirements

Bachelor’s degree with minimum CGPA of 2.50 or equivalent as acceptable by the Senate; OR Evidence of satisfactory English language skills is required for candidates where English is not their first language, such as IELTS 6.5 or above. Who should attend ... [-]

M.Sc in Global Marketing Management

Campus Full time Part time 12 - 24 months January 2019 Malaysia Kuala Lumpur + 1 more

The Master of Science in Global Marketing Management has been designed to equip key managers, senior executives, executives, entrepreneurs and other professionals for a career in global marketing by developing. [+]

This programme is specifically designed to provide:

An overview of marketing in a global environment. An understanding towards the marketing blueprint that can be used in all countries, whether as a standard approach or adapted to specific characteristics of a particular market. Focus on thinking and planning marketing activities at a global level in the light of the market and its requirements. Duration:Full-time (12-18 months)Part-time (2 years) Dual Degree Award:Asia Pacific University (APU), Malaysia & Staffordshire University, UK Admission Requirements Bachelor’s Degree with minimum CGPA 2.75 out of 4.00 or equivalent as Senate approval. OR Bachelor’s Degree with CGPA 2.5 out of 4.00 but less than 2.75 CGPA can be accepted with rigorous assessment (includes test, interview or portfolio). OR Bachelor’s Degree with CGPA below 2.5 out of 4.00 or qualification which is equivalent can be accepted with minimum 5 years relevant working experience in related field. Students must provide CV/Letters etc. Evidence of satisfactory English language skills is required for candidates where English is not their first language, such as IELTS 6.0 or above or TOEFL 550 or above. Who should attend ... [-]

M.Sc in International Business Communications

Campus Full time Part time 12 - 60 months January 2019 Malaysia Kuala Lumpur + 1 more

The Master of Science in International Business Communication focuses on business and corporate communication in multinational business environments. The interface of communication is between corporate communication, language and management. This programme is ideal for executives, managers and professionals who wish to become effective communication managers in today’s complex global environment. [+]

This programme is specifically designed to provide:

A broad and extensive knowledge of international and intercultural communication. An overall understanding of how culture affects communication. Duration:Full-time (12-18 months)Part-time (2-5 years) Dual Degree Award:Asia Pacific University (APU), Malaysia & Staffordshire University, UK Admission Requirements Bachelor’s Degree with minimum CGPA 2.75 out of 4.00 or equivalent as Senate approval. OR Bachelor’s Degree with CGPA 2.5 out of 4.00 but less than 2.75 CGPA can be accepted with rigorous assessment (includes test, interview or portfolio). OR Bachelor’s Degree with CGPA below 2.5 out of 4.00 or qualification which is equivalent can be accepted with minimum five years relevant working experience in related field. Students must provide CV/Letters etc. Evidence of satisfactory English language skills is required for candidates where English is not their first language, such as IELTS 6.0 or above or TOEFL 550 or above. Who should attend ... [-]

MSc in Data Science and Business Analytics

Campus Full time Part time 12 - 60 months January 2019 Malaysia Kuala Lumpur + 1 more

This programme is designed to provide students with the knowledge and applied skills in data science, big data analytics and business intelligence. It aims to develop analytical and investigative knowledge and skills using data science tools and techniques and to enhance data science knowledge and critical interpretation skills. Students will understand the impact of data science upon modern processes and businesses, be able to identify and implement specific tools, practices, features and techniques to enhance the analysis of data. [+]

This programme is designed to provide students with the knowledge and applied skills in data science, big data analytics and business intelligence. It aims to develop analytical and investigative knowledge and skills using data science tools and techniques and to enhance data science knowledge and critical interpretation skills. Students will understand the impact of data science upon modern processes and businesses, be able to identify and implement specific tools, practices, features and techniques to enhance the analysis of data.

Duration:Full-time (12 months)Part-time (24+ months) Degree Award:APU, Malaysia Intake:Full-time: 09 April 2018/27 November 2018Part-time: 03 September 2018/12 January 2019 Admission Requirements Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field with minimum CGPA of 2.75 or equivalent as acceptable by the Senate; OR Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in a relevant field but for CGPA below 2.75; can be accepted provided that the candidates must have five years working experience in relevant field. Graduates of equivalent qualifications who have several years of relevant industry experience. Evidence of satisfactory English language skills is required for candidates where English is not their first language, such as IELTS 6.0 or above or TOEFL 550 or above. ... [-]

Master

Master of Accounting

Campus Full time Part time 12 - 60 months January 2019 Malaysia Kuala Lumpur + 1 more

This programme is specially designed for enhancing the current group of accounting graduates or practitioners who may need to further advance, improve their fundamental understanding of the accounting profession and the market needs from the academic perspective. It is a process of preparation as well as upgrading their skills. [+]

This programme is specifically designed to provide:

Exposure towards both financial and managerial aspects of accounting. Knowledge of current and latest practices and principles of accounting. In-depth knowledge of accounting concepts and standard procedures. Exposures towards professionalism and ethical standards needed to execute accountabilities and responsibilities in evaluation and decision making. Duration:Full-time (12-18 months)Part-time (24+ months) Dual Degree Award:Asia Pacific University (APU), Malaysia & Staffordshire University, UK Admission Requirements Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field with minimum CGPA of 2.75 or equivalent as acceptable by the Senate; OR Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in a relevant field but for CGPA below 2.75; can be accepted provided that the candidates must have five years working experience in relevant field. Graduates of equivalent qualifications who have several years of relevant industry experience. Evidence of satisfactory English language skills is required for candidates where English is not their first language, such as IELTS 6.0 or above or TOEFL 550 or above. Who should attend ... [-]

Master of Accounting in Forensic Analysis

Campus Full time Part time 12 - 60 months January 2019 Malaysia Kuala Lumpur + 1 more

This programme is specially designed for enhancing the current group of accounting graduates or practitioners who may need to further advance, improve their fundamental understanding of the accounting profession and the market needs from the academic perspective. It is a process of preparation as well as upgrading their skills. [+]

This programme is specifically designed to provide:

Exposure towards both financial and managerial aspects of accounting. Knowledge of current and latest practices and principles of accounting. In-depth knowledge of accounting concepts and standard procedures. Exposures towards professionalism and ethical standards needed to execute accountabilities and responsibilities in evaluation and decision making. Duration:Full-time (12-18 months)Part-time (24+ months)

Dual Degree Award:Asia Pacific University (APU), Malaysia & Staffordshire University, UK

Admission Requirements

Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field with minimum CGPA of 2.75 or equivalent as acceptable by the Senate; OR Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in a relevant field but for CGPA below 2.75; can be accepted provided that the candidates must have five years working experience in relevant field. Graduates of equivalent qualifications who have several years of relevant industry experience. Evidence of satisfactory English language skills is required for candidates where English is not their first language, such as IELTS 6.0 or above or TOEFL 550 or above. Who should attend ... [-]

Master of Finance

Campus Full time Part time 12 - 60 months January 2019 Malaysia Kuala Lumpur + 1 more

This degree is intended for finance professional looking to widen their skill base or students who have made a professional commitment to pursue a career in the finance industry and who have studied finance in an undergraduate degree and are interested in equipping with the most comprehensive array of analytical tools and techniques. This Masters of Finance could be a stepping stone to one of the most sought-after careers in the finance sectors broadly defined as corporate finance, security analysis, portfolio management, options and futures, treasury management, the functioning of financial institutions and markets, and financial decision-making. [+]

This programme is specifically designed to provide:

A solid, in-depth knowledge of the theory and practice of decision making needed to face the challenges in the financial world of today. An understanding of the demanding financial environment and its key areas at a global level. Specialised financial knowledge and tools to move from theory to real-world applications needed for a graduate to be on the forefront of the financial world. Duration:Full-time (12-18 months)Part-time (24+ months) Dual Degree Award:Asia Pacific University (APU), Malaysia & Staffordshire University, UK Admission Requirements Bachelor’s Degree with minimum CGPA 2.75 out of 4.00 or equivalent as Senate approval. OR Bachelor’s Degree with CGPA 2.5 out of 4.00 but less than 2.75 CGPA can be accepted with rigorous assessment (includes test, interview or portfolio). OR Bachelor’s Degree with CGPA below 2.5 out of 4.00 or qualification which is equivalent can be accepted with minimum ten years relevant working experience in related field. Students must provide CV/Letters etc. Evidence of satisfactory English language skills is required for candidates where English is not their first language, such as IELTS 6.0 or above or TOEFL 550 or above. Who should attend ... [-]

Master of Islamic Finance and Banking

Campus Full time 12 - 60 months January 2019 Malaysia Kuala Lumpur

This programme is specifically designed to produce professionals equipped with expertise in both the conventional finance and Shariah for a career in the banking services or investment as well as any Islamic financial institutions. It is also for those executives and managers desiring specialisation in Islamic banking and finance in order to assist personal development and career advancements in the banking and finance industry. [+]

This programme is specifically designed to provide:

In-depth knowledge and a wide range of skills in Islamic Finance, banking and investment, that allow students to be capable of meeting the growing needs of the industry. Support in the vision and ambition of the Malaysian government to make Malaysia a centre of innovation and excellence in the Islamic financial world. Duration:Full-time (12-18 months)Part-time (24+ months) Dual Degree Award:Asia Pacific University (APU), Malaysia & Staffordshire University, UK Admission Requirements Bachelor’s degree with minimum CGPA of 2.750 or equivalent as acceptable by the Senate; OR Bachelor’s degree or equivalent but for CGPA below 2.75 and above CGPA 2.50; can be accepted provided that the candidates must have ten years working experience in relevant field. Graduates of equivalent qualifications who have several years of relevant industry experience. Evidence of satisfactory English language skills is required for candidates where English is not their first language, such as IELTS 6.0 or above or TOEFL 550 or above. Who should attend ... [-]

Master of Philosophy (MPhil) in Engineering

Campus Full time Part time 18 - 60 months January 2019 Malaysia Kuala Lumpur + 1 more

This programme is specifically designed to provide knowledge to enhance technical capabilities within the subject area; understanding of how to innovate, generate and manage the creation of new ideas; in-depth knowledge of a certain domain of knowledge, that is related to engineering; advanced research experience and skills that enable students to pursue a PhD programme. [+]

This programme is specifically designed to provide:

Knowledge to enhance technical capabilities within the subject area. Understanding of how to innovate, generate and manage the creation of new ideas. In-depth knowledge of a certain domain of knowledge that is related to engineering. Advanced research experience and skills that enable students to pursue a PhD programme. Duration:Full- time (18 months)Part-time (24+ months) Dual Degree Award:APU, Malaysia &Staffordshire University, UK Course Fee:Malaysian Students - RM25,200International Students - RM27,800 (USD6,620) Admission Requirements A Bachelors degree or equivalent in Engineering or Engineering Technology, with a minimum CGPA of 2.75. Evidence of satisfactory English language skills is required for candidates where English is not their first language, such as IELTS Band 6 with a minimum of 5.5 in Reading, Writing, Listening and Speaking or equivalent. Conversion to MPhil ... [-]

Master of Philosophy (MPhil) in Management

Campus Full time Part time 24 - 72 months January 2019 Malaysia Kuala Lumpur + 1 more

This programme is specifically designed to provide knowledge to enhance technical capabilities within the subject area; understanding of how to innovate, generate and manage the creation of new ideas; in-depth knowledge of a certain domain of knowledge, that is related to engineering; advanced research experience and skills that enable students to pursue a PhD programme. [+]

This programme is specifically designed to provide:

Knowledge to enhance technical capabilities within the subject area. Understanding of how to innovate, generate and manage the creation of new ideas. In-depth knowledge of a certain domain of knowledge that is related to engineering. Advanced research experience and skills that enable students to pursue a PhD programme. Duration:Full-time - 2 to 4 yearsPart-time - 4 to 6 years Master Degree Awarded By:APU, Malaysia Admission Requirements Bachelor's Degree in related field with minimum CGPA of 2.75 or equivalent as acceptable by the Senate. Bachelor's Degree, not meeting CGPA 2/75 but above CGPA 2.50, can be accepted provided that candidates have at least five years of working experience in a relevant field. Evidence of satisfactory English language skills is required for candidates where English is not their first language, such as IELTS Band 6.0 Conversion to PhD ... [-]

Master of Project Management

Campus Full time Part time 12 - 60 months January 2019 Malaysia Kuala Lumpur + 1 more

This programme is specifically designed to provide knowledge in the development and maintenance of projects based on International Standards; exposure for software engineers towards the local industrial experiences in the real working environment. [+]

This programme is specifically designed to provide:

Knowledge in the development and maintenance of projects based on International Standards. Exposure for software engineers towards the local industrial experiences in the real working environment. Duration:Full-time - 12 to 18 monthsPart-time - 2 to 5 years Dual Degree Award:APU, MalaysiaStaffordshire University, UK Admission Requirements Bachelor's Degree with a minimum CGPA of 2.75 or equivalent as acceptable by the Senate. Bachelor's Degree not meeting CGPA 2.75 but above CGPA 2.50, can be accepted provided that candidates have at least 5 years of working experience in a relevant field. Evidence of satisfactory English language skills is required for candidates where English is not their first language, such as IELTS 6.0 or above. Benefits of the Programme ... [-]

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Technology Park Malaysia
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Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur, 57000 MY
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