International University of Malaysia-Wales (IUMW)

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Owned by University of Malaya & University of Wales

The two prestigious universities have more than 200 years of combined academic experience and excellence.

Option for Dual Awards*

Graduates of dual awards programmes will receive a parchment from both IUMW and the University of Wales Trinity Saint David (UWTSD), in the UK.

International & research-informed university

Leading research-oriented university which combines a strong international profile with an unswerving commitment to the economic and social developement in South East Asia.

Competitive tuition fees

Affordable tuition fees and students have the opportunity to pursue their studies without having to worry about the increasing cost of tuition fee and cost of living.

*Terms and conditions apply

Our Programmes

Choose from a wide range of academic and professional courses, each developed with real world needs in mind.

Center of Foundation Studies

Center of Foundation Studies

CFS provides a sturdy base for personal growth and academic enrichment. The one-year IUMW Foundation programme, fully accredited by MQA, provides multi-disciplinary exposure to students before they pursue their undergraduate degrees. With IUMW, you will find yourself academically ready and personally confident enough to succeed at your chosen undergraduate course.

Communication & Technology

Communication & Technology

We are witnessing rapid changes to the working world, and employers are looking for flexible graduates who are able to adapt to these changes. IUMW Communication & Technology programmes teach valuable skills like critical thinking, problem-solving, and new ways of approaching complex questions; as well as the practical experience and theoretical knowledge to thrive in industries where innovation and new technologies are driving the way we experience life.


Business graduates are in high demand across the globe. Career options are vast, diverse, and are often some of the highest-paid. To kick-start your career in business, our programmes focus on employability. We make sure you work with industries and gain hands-on experience and exposure so you graduate ready to make an impact in any organisation, or through your own entrepreneurial ventures.


Science & Psychology

Shape the future of how we live, work, and interact with each other and make a difference in a range of exciting, fast-paced and ever-evolving industries. Innovation and exploration is driving the way we experience life which, and our Science and Psychology programmes ensure graduates are ready to change with it. Our programmes blend practical experience with theoretical knowledge, so students are equipped to become effective, compelling leaders - able to address change as it happens.

Science & Psychology

Short Courses

We offer a range of short courses in a variety of different subject areas, designed for individuals looking for continuing professional or personal development.

Whether you’re looking to strengthen your resume, or simply develop a new skill or interest, our courses can help you reach those goals. Our courses are open to all to join, and have no formal entry requirements.

Short Courses

IUMW’s Dual Awards programmes are offered in collaboration with our partner university, the University of Wales Trinity Saint David (UWTSD), UK. When students graduate, they will receive certification from both IUMW and UWTSD.

Dual Awards Benefits

  • It opens you up to more opportunities abroad and locally
  • UWTSD is a well-established and an outstanding University
  • Become more competitive in the job market
  • Dual awards would help you in your application for study in the UK, or at universities using a UK based education system
  • Study at the University of Wales Trinity Saint David campuses in Swansea or Carmarthen
  • Attend a graduation ceremony in Wales
  • Join the UWTSD Alumni Association upon graduation for international networking opportunities.

You are eligible to apply if you meet the entry requirements and currently study on one of the following approved IUMW programmes:

  • Bachelor in Accounting
  • Bachelor in Business Administration
    (General and Specialised Pathways)
  • Bachelor in Computer Science
  • Bachelor in Professional Communication
  • Bachelor in Psychology
  • Master in Business Administration
  • Master in Project Management
  • Complete the Dual Awards application form (undergraduate or postgraduate)
  • Return the form to the Registry department along with:

For Bachelor’s programmes:

  • Evidence of English
  • A completed application form
  • Originals and photocopies of semesters 1-4 transcripts (if you have done a credit transfer, then please include your IUMW credit transfer letter and its photocopy)
  • Original and photocopies of transcripts and certificates of studies previous to degree (Foundation/A Levels/SPM etc).

For Master’s programmes:

  • Evidence of English
  • A completed application form
  • Originals and photocopies of degree certificate (English translation version as well, if needed)
  • Originals and photocopies of degree transcripts

You must apply to register for the UW/ UWTSD award and pay the appropriate fee before you start your third year of a Bachelor’s degree, or within the first semester of your Master’s programme.

Study for an MBA Online With IUMW

MBA Online

Accredited by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI), this MBA Open Distance Learning (ODL) gives you the flexibility to pursue your studies alongside your other commitments. Through combining industry-relevant content with interactive online learning and digital resources, you get to enhance your strategic and managerial business skills at your own pace ready to take the next step in your career.

Programme highlights

  • Professional Recognition: Upon completion of this programme you will obtain the highest level of CMI qualification and will be eligible to obtain Chartered Manager* status from the CMI
  • Modular Study: Go at your own pace with the option of studying on a modular basis; taking one (or more if you choose) module at a time until you complete the programme
  • Value for Money: The programme provides an affordable way to pursue an MBA and invest in your future
  • Online Resources: You will have all the resources you need to complete your MBA remotely including video consultations, webinar sessions, and recorded lectures
  • Personal Mentor: Each student has an academician as a mentor to support their own learning needs, and will be suitably guided throughout the whole programme
  • Build Your Network: Opportunities to attend industry talks and conferences to expand your professional network
  • Collaborative Learning: Remain connected by interacting with fellow students and staff through our online learning system

Entry Requirements

Malaysian Students

  • A Bachelor’s degree with minimum CGPA of 2.50 out of 4.00, or its equivalent qualifications as accepted by the University Senate; OR
  • A Bachelor’s degree with CGPA below 2.50 out of 4.00, or its equivalent qualifications, subject to a minimum of 5 years of working experience in relevant field

International Students

  • A Bachelor’s degree with minimum CGPA of 2.50 out of 4.00, or its equivalent qualifications as accepted by the University Senate; OR
  • A Bachelor’s degree with CGPA below 2.50 out of 4.00, or its equivalent qualifications, subject to a minimum of 5 years of working experience in relevant field; AND
  • Pass IELTS with minimum Band 6 or equivalent

CMI Accreditation

The MBA ODL is accredited by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI). When you graduate, alongside your Masters you will also obtain the highest level of CMI qualification and will be eligible for Chartered Manager* status from the CMI. Throughout your studies, you have free CMI Membership giving you access to a range of resources including CMI Mentoring, networking events, and the Career Development Centre.

MBA Online

About IUMW?

International University of Malaya-Wales (IUMW) is a private university located in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. IUMW was established based on a mutual partnership between the University of Malaya (UM) & the University of Wales, UK. Leveraging on both universities' outstanding achievement, together with our own band of academicians, IUMW offers an array of undergraduate and postgraduate courses to both local and international students.

​IUMW aspires to be a comprehensive research-informed university, recognised for its innovative teaching and learning, social services and education management. The International University of Malaya-Wales experience transforms students into lifelong learners, dedicated to service, with the knowledge, skills and confidence to succeed and lead in the region, state, nation and world.

International University of Malaya-Wales - About Us

Contact Us

International University of Malaya-Wales (958963-T)

Administration Wing, 1st Floor, Block A,
City Campus, Jalan Tun Ismail,
50480 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Programme Enquiry
Tel: 603 2617 3131
Email: [email protected]

General Line: +603-4042 2885
Toll-free: 1700-81-4869
Fax: +603 2617 3203
Email: [email protected]