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Universiti Kuala Lumpur- UniKL

Universiti Kuala Lumpur- UniKL


Universiti Kuala Lumpur (UniKL) is a leading university in engineering technology established on 20 August 2002.

Wholly owned by Majlis Amanah Rakyat (MARA), the university is given the mandate to upgrade the status of technical education in Malaysia by the government.

As the nation expects more from technical higher learning institutions, UniKL grooms its graduates with strong technological knowledge and astute entrepreneurial skills which would later fulfill the current demand of the industries. UniKL’s 13 branch institutes offer various foundation, diploma, undergraduate, and postgraduate programs. With the concept of ‘One Institute, One Specialisation’, UniKL contributes not only to tertiary education but also to research and development for commercialization purposes.

Strategically located all over Peninsular Malaysia, UniKL’s branch institutes offer various programs in their niche areas of specialization. At present, UniKL boasts a total of 22,372 students.


To be the leading entrepreneurial technical university.


To produce enterprising global technopreneurs.

Shared Values

  • Commitment
  • Integrity
  • Teamwork
  • Innovativeness
  • Excellence

Since its inception, UniKL has produced 56,293 graduates including 7,998 graduates celebrated in the 15th Convocation Ceremony 2018. Graduates of UniKL have successfully established their careers or become successful entrepreneurs in local and international arenas.


  • 1 University
  • 13 Institutes
  • 2,614 Staff
  • 22,372 Student Enrolment
  • 26,679 Bachelors
  • 370 Masters
  • 274 Certificates
  • 12 Campus
  • > 140 Programmes
  • > 300 Experts
  • 56,293 Graduates Since 2005
  • 28,928 Diplomas
  • 42 PhDs

UniKL has produced 56,293 graduates since 2005 when the pioneer batch of students graduated. In 2018, UniKL was rated as one of the top universities in Asia, ranked 351 out of 7,700 accredited universities in the region.


    At UniKL, we place a higher value on the human side of education. Thus, in our pursuit to provide an enriching university experience for the students, we have developed a balanced and hybrid educational framework that creates bold, independent, creative thinkers.

    The symbiotic and dynamic relationship between academia and industry adds value to our integrated application-oriented curriculum. It provides a fertile ground to produce self-reliant, creative, and innovative graduates who are able to contribute to and reap the benefits of an innovation-driven high-income nation.

    Foundation Admissions

    UniKL’s foundation programs aim to prepare the student to succeed in a competitive university environment. With a solid engineering base and a carefully designed curriculum, students are exposed to a hands-on mode of training which will enable them to acquire a good understanding of the aesthetic, analytical, and manufacturing skills, all essential attributes to be successful in the science, engineering, and technology fields.

    Undergraduate Admissions

    The future requires not only a technically-competent workforce but also self-reliant, innovative, and enterprising talent. Learn more about our Undergraduate programs here.

    Postgraduate Admissions

    Our Postgraduate Studies programs aim to train graduates to be global enterprising researchers who are knowledgeable, skilled, and entrepreneurial-oriented. The Master’s and Ph.D. programs are based on full-time and part-time coursework and research study where we deliver enhanced and quality postgraduate programs and experience with Affordable Fees, Innovative Learning & Teaching, Environment, Industry Relevant Curriculum & Student Talent Enhancement.

    APEL Admissions

    APEL (Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning) is a systematic process that involves the Identification, Documentation, and Assessment of prior experiential learning. APEL process involves the assessment of experiential learning which can be achieved through learning & training; life & work experiences, community services, and hobbies acquired formal, non-formal, and informal.

    International Students

    For international applicants, come and join our vibrant and exciting campus community consisting of people from a wide range of backgrounds and cultures which adds to a stimulating learning environment. With first-class education experience fuelled by a practical hands-on approach and enhanced by entrepreneurship values, we prepare our students for the demands of the future.

    English Proficiency Requirement

    All International students need to have TOEFL / IELTS and students who have attained the following test of proficiency in English are exempt from taking any English Placement Test (EPT) / English Preparatory Programs (EPP) courses.


    Universiti Kuala Lumpur (UniKL) - largest government-linked university in Malaysia with 22,000 students from 65 nationalities. UniKL is ranked as TOP 300 in Asia in the recent QS Asia University Ranking and as TOP 10 in Malaysia by Times Higher Education Ranking.

    Student Testimonials

    Awards & Accreditations

    Awards & Recognition

    Let's share our glorious achievements together.

    The nation expects more from a technical higher learning institution than mere academic excellence and marketable graduates. This is particularly true for us as a team full of experts we create independent graduates who seek an alternative pathway by exploring the technopreneurial world.

    As a university that pioneered Technopreneurship with integrated professional training, UniKL is famous for its consistently outstanding performance and partnership record. Hundreds of companies all over the world have found that UniKL's renowned professional training program offers unrivaled opportunities.

    Learn more:

    • Certification

    • Hall of Fame

    • Research Achievements

    Campus Life & Facilities

    In Pursuit of Success

    UniKL places its students as its most valuable assets; hence we provide various interactive courses to ensure our students’ development. The impressive array of learning facilities available in UniKL is a testament to UniKL’s commitment to excellence. These learning facilities are equipped with the latest technologies to create an environment that replicates the real working world. These courses and facilities are to ensure that students are equipped with the relevant skills and are market-ready to face the challenging work environment in the future.

    Student Experience

    ‘Feels Like Home’ is how students describe their feelings about their experience at UniKL. UniKL offers a unique combination of high academic standards and prime locations with ease of access to the city center. Students’ satisfaction always takes precedence in UniKL and to achieve that we provide a wide range of services to help students achieve their educational and personal goals. Our role is to offer quality student-specific services to enable them to succeed intellectually and socially during their college life.

    Student Development

    UniKL believes in the holistic approach of creating an all-rounded individual. Student activities and organizations are an important part of a complete university education. Students may participate in the numerous clubs and organizations available at UniKL including social and academic clubs, intramural sports, honors societies, and special interest groups. The existing clubs and societies in UniKL provide an excellent opportunity for students to explore their creativity and potential, be it in the form of arts or sports.

    Student Welfare

    Student Council (MPM) looks after the welfare of all students in UniKL and organizes various types of activities to promote greater social awareness and interaction among the students. The Council also provides a means of communication between students and the administration on issues pertaining to living and study conditions.


    Faculty, staff, and students thrive at UniKL because of its best combination of quality and scope, standards as well as its open, collaborative, and innovative culture. Our campuses are equipped with an impressive array of learning facilities with the latest technology to create an environment that replicates the real working world. Our facilities include Accommodation Facilities, Learning Facilities, and Research Facilities.


    • Kuala Lumpur

      1016, Jalan Sultan Ismail, 50250, Kuala Lumpur