Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR)

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About UTAR

Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR/拉曼大学) is reputed as one of the leading progressive private higher education institutions in Malaysia since its inception in 2002. The University thrived in teaching and research excellence and nurtured a greater educational experience.

From only 411 students, the University now has about 20,000 students with campuses located in Kampar, Perak and Bandar Sungai Long, Selangor. UTAR has graduated over 79,000 students since its inaugural convocation in 2005.

UTAR currently offers more than 130 programmes from Foundation Studies to Bachelor’s, Postgraduate Diploma, Master’s, and PhD degrees in the fields of Accounting, Business, Finance and Economics, Actuarial Science, Mathematics and Process Management, Agriculture and Food Science, Arts, Social Sciences and Education, Chinese Studies, Creative Industries, Digital Animation, Multimedia and Design, Engineering, Technology and Built Environment, Information and Communication Technology, Life and Physical Sciences, and Medicine and Health Sciences

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Welcome to UTAR: A Message to Future Students

Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR) in Malaysia provides a complete, enriching education experience to students by complementing academic studies with a variety of extracurricular activities, networking opportunities and global exposure.

Hear from Ms. Foo Yue Yan, Mr. James Patrick and UTAR President, Ir. Professor Dr. Ewe Hong Tat why UTAR is your choice.

Recognition and Achievements


UTAR has carved its name among Malaysia's leading universities with its dedication to excellence in teaching and research. We nurture students who will able to contribute to the society, industry and nation as competent professional of high integrity and socially responsible.

  • Global Recognition
  • Recognised Qualification
  • Affordable Fees
  • Global Exposure
  • Industrial Exposure
  • Holistic Student Development
  • Excellent Learning Environment
  • Strong Research Culture
  • High Employability Rate
  • International Student Support

Quick Facts


2 campuses, 3.7 million square feet of built-up area, the equivalent of 275 Olympic-size swimming pools 

35 research centres

80 student club and societies

130+ programmes from foundation studies, undergraduate and postgraduate programmes
510+ memoranda signed with universities from 30 economies for collaborative activities
308,800+ of books and 6.3 millions+ volume of eBook, eJournals and online database in libraries (including theses and dissertations)
2,000+ academic and administrative staff
100+ external examiners from 19 economies
140+ industry advisors
20,000+ students from over 39 economies
79,000+ alumni since 2005
Around 95-97% graduate employability rate (within 9 months after graduation as at March 2022)
9 endowed chairs in key research areas
150+ international and national awards received by students in 2022

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Our Programmes

Foundation in Arts

  • Arts and Social Science stream and Management and Accountancy stream

Foundation in Science

  • Biological Science stream and Physical Science stream (Engineering Science/ Technological Science)

Accounting, Business and Economics

  • Accounting
  • Banking and Finance
  • Building and Property Management
  • Business Administration
  • Commerce Accounting
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • Financial Economics
  • Financial Technology
  • Global Economics
  • Healthcare Management
  • International Business
  • Logistic and Supply Chain Management
  • Marketing
  • Public Administration
  • Retail Management
  • Risk Management
  • Tourism Destination Marketing

Engineering, Technology and Built Environment

  • Architecture
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Construction Management
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Electronic Engineering
  • Electronic Systems
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Industrial Management
  • Materials Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechatronics Engineering
  • Petrochemical Engineering
  • Quantity Surveying
  • Telecommunications Engineering

Arts, Social Sciences and Education

  • Advertising
  • Corporate Communication
  • Early Childhood Education
  • English Education
  • English Language
  • Guidance and Counselling
  • Journalism
  • Journalism in Chinese Media
  • Psychology
  • Public Relations

Actuarial Science, Mathematics and Process Management

  • Actuarial Science
  • Applied Mathematics with Computing
  • Financial Mathematics
  • Logistics and International Shipping
  • Statistical Computing and Operations Research

Creative Industries and Design

  • Broadcasting
  • Digital Animation
  • Game Design
  • Game Development
  • Graphic Design and Multimedia
  • Media and Creative Studies

Information and Communication Technology

  • Business Information Systems
  • Communications and Networking
  • Computer Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Digital Economy Technology
  • Information Systems Engineering

Life and Physical Sciences

  • Biochemistry
  • Biotechnology
  • Chemistry
  • Microbiology
  • Physics

Medicine and Health Science

  • Biomedical Science
  • Chinese Medicine
  • Dietetics
  • Environmental, Occupational Safety and Health
  • Medicine and Surgery (M.B.B.S)
  • Nursing
  • Physiotherapy

Agriculture and Food Science

  • Agricultural Science
  • Food Science

Chinese Studies

  • Chinese Studies


  • Postgraduate Diploma in Data Management and Analytics
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Educational Technology
  • Master of Architecture
  • Master of Arts (Chinese Studies)
  • Master of Arts (Communication)
  • Master of Business Administration
  • Master of Business Administration (Building Management)
  • Master of Business Administration (Corporate Governance)
  • Master of Business Administration (Corporate Management)
  • Master of Chinese Studies
  • Master of Communication
  • Master in Data Management and Analytics
  • Master of Engineering (Civil)
  • Master of Engineering (Electrical)
  • Master of Engineering (Electronic Systems)
  • Master of Engineering (Mechanical)
  • Master of Engineering Science
  • Master of Environmental Technology
  • Master of Information Systems
  • Master of Mathematics
  • Master of Medical Science
  • Master of Medical Science (Chinese Medicine)
  • Master of Philosophy
  • Master of Philosophy (Social Science)
  • Master of Project Management
  • Master of Psychology (Industrial and Organisational Psychology)
  • Master of Real Estate Development
  • Master of Science
  • Master of Science in Biological Science
  • Master of Science (Mathematics)
  • Master of Science (Computer Science)
  • Master of Sustainable Construction Management
  • Master of Strategic Communication
  • Doctor of Philosophy
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Biological Science
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Chinese Medicine)
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Chinese Studies)
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Computer Science)
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Creative Arts)
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Economics)
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Education)
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Engineering)
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Mathematics)
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Medical Science)
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Science)
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Social Science)

Scholarships and Financial Aid

As of 2022, UTAR has offered over RM187 million in scholarships and loans benefiting more than 18,000 deserving students.

Up to 100% bond-free scholarships, instalment plan and 0% interest student loans are all available.

Other internal and external scholarships and student loans available to apply.

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Student Testimonials

UTAR Campuses

UTAR has two campuses, namely the UTAR Kampar Campus in Perak, and the UTAR Sungai Long Campus in the Klang Valley. The two campuses house 9 faculties, 3 institutes and 4 centres of studies.

Kampar Virtual Campus Tour

The UTAR Kampar Campus in Perak state is located off the North-South Highway, a 190-kilometres or 2-hour drive from Kuala Lumpur

Sungai Long Virtual Campus Tour

The UTAR Sungai Long Campus located in Bandar Sungai Long, a main township in Kajang, Selangor, is a state-of-the-art, purpose-built campus.

Contact Us

Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR) (DU012(A))

Kampar Campus

Jalan Universiti, Bandar Barat, 31900 Kampar, Perak, Malaysia
(605) 468 8888 (Kampar)

Sungai Long Campus

Jalan Sungai Long, Bandar Sungai Long, Cheras, 43000 Kajang, Selangor, Malaysia
(603) 9086 0288 (Sg. Long)

Malaysian Students: [email protected]
International Students: [email protected]
Application Status Enquiry: [email protected]

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