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23 Brand New Programmes Launched At First City UC

August 8, 2017 | Campus News

First City UC consistently collaborates with industry players and organisations to expose our students to real world experiences, enriching their education journeys.

First City University College is expanding and there is nothing to stop us from achieving our vision: to provide quality education and the best teaching and learning environment with the aim of equipping our graduates with relevant skills necessary to launch their successful careers upon graduation. Taking into account the current challenging economic landscape, First City UC is offering these at competitive and affordable fees without anyone having to break the bank! Over 27 years, we have produced outstanding graduates who benefited from the combination of our specially-designed programmes taught by very capable and attentive teaching staff, collaborations with reputable foreign universities and industry partners, ample teaching and learning facilities offered together with wholesome student life experience.

In keeping up with the latest industry trends and the ever changing workplace demands, First City UC is proud to announce the introduction of 12 new programmes to add to the existing ones offered in various disciplines under its 3 faculties – Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences, Faculty of Design & Built Environment and Faculty of Engineering & Computing. In developing these exciting new courses, our dedicated academicians identify potential emerging markets and industry needs based on surveys, insights and consultation with various industry key players and experts. Using this information, we come up with specially-designed programmes filled with comprehensive modules to equip our graduates with the necessary skills and knowledge required in their future professions. These programmes are designed with the employers’ needs in mind and taught by academics with years of experience both in teaching and industry; all to ensure our students are able to secure jobs which are really needed in the industry, and provide them with the upper hand to kick-start their careers immediately upon graduation. List of the new programmes is as follows:

Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences
*Dual Award programmes with Anglia Ruskin University, UK (ARU)
BA (Hons) Business Management* September 2017
BA (Hons) Marketing* September 2017
BSc (Hons) Accounting and Finance* September 2017
Master of Business Administration* September 2017
BA (Hons) Mass Communication September 2017
BA (Hons) International Business September 2017
Bachelor of Business with Psychology (Hons) September 2017
BA (Hons) Entrepreneurship January 2018
BA (Hons) Human Resource Management January 2018
BBA (Hons) Hospitality Management January 2018
Faculty of Design & Built Environment
*Dual Award programmes with Manchester Metropolitan University, UK (ManchesterMet)
Diploma in Graphic Design January 2018
BA (Hons) Furniture and Product Design* August 2017
BA (Hons) Graphic Design* August 2017
BA (Hons) Interior Architecture and Design* August 2017
Master of Design Management September 2017
BA (Hons) Fashion Marketing January 2018
Faculty of Engineering & Computing Bachelor in Software Engineering (Hons) September 2017
Bachelor of Computer Science (Intelligent Systems) (Hons) September 2017
Bachelor of Information Systems (Hons) in Business Management September 2017
Diploma in Information Technology (Mobile Computing) January 2018
Diploma in Information Technology (Networking and Security) January 2018
Bachelor in Information Technology (Mobile Computing) (Hons) January 2018
Bachelor in Information Technology (Networking and Security) (Hons) January 2018

The 12 new programmes are tailor-made to meet industry and market needs, taught by experienced academics, ensuring students are well-equipped with critical knowledge and skills to excel in their chosen careers.

Apart from the academic modules, students are expected to take part in extracurricular activities which include study visits to companies in the relevant industries of their programmes, working on community projects and organising team building events. These activities provide students with opportunities to experience holistic education and acquire life-long skills such as communication, organisation and problem-solving which have become very important qualities much in demand by employers and companies.

Students are welcome to visit the campus during our next Open Day on 12, 13, 19 and 20 August from 10 am to 6 pm. Registration is open for intakes in August, September and October 2017 for the above new programmes and various others at Diploma and Degree levels. Students who register before 14 August are entitled to enjoy the limited 50% Early Bird discount off their tuition fees*. Visitors will be able to check out First City UC’s new facilities and meet our academic staff to get in-depth information about our programmes, and enquire about scholarships, incentives and tuition fee waivers during the Open Day. Our attentive counsellors are available to attend to any enquiries during our Extended Counselling which lasts until 27 August 2017.

*Terms & conditions apply.

For further details, please contact First City University College, Bandar Utama at 03-77273200, via fax at 03-77272733, email at or visit the website at You can also connect with the institution via its official Facebook (@firstcityuc) and Instagram (@first_city_uc) pages.

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