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Asia Metropolitan University (AMU)

Asia Metropolitan University (AMU)

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Background of Institution

ASIA Metropolitan University (AMU) has over a decade of experience in developing high quality education in various realms of knowledge. Anchored by this, AMU has produced a total of 25,380 graduates since it was established in 2000.


To be the university of choice for healthcare and allied science programmes


ASIA Metropolitan University (AMU)

  1. To be at the forefront of healthcare and allied science education via state-of-the-art research and teaching facilities, backed with the latest methods, technologies and an extensive data repository.
  2. To drive a new standard of excellence in academics and research with the singular goal of graduating students who are exemplary role models in society with global employability.
  3. To be a learner-centered university that is anchored to instill passion for learning and drive critical thinking through a committed faculty who are the best in their fields.
  4. To be a Malaysian private university, globally recognised for quality healthcare and allied science education.
  5. To be the university of choice in 20 years – our brand name to be synonymous with the best universities in the world.


2000 Established as Masterskill School of Nursing and Healthcare
2004 Upgraded to Masterskill College of Nursing & Health
2008 Upgraded to University College : Masterskill University College of Health Sciences (MUCH)
2012 Obtained full-fledged university status : ASIA Metropolitan University
2013 Consolidation of branch campuses
2015 AMU rebranded and the parent holding company has also been rebranded as ASIAMET Education Group Berhad

Academic Strengths

ASIA Metropolitan University (AMU)

AMU offers a wide range of courses from foundation to postgraduate level. The university is equipped with the state-of-the-art facilities with a focus on quality in the areas of teaching, research, innovation and consultancy. The emphasis on quality has made AMU not only a hub for local students looking for a quality affordable education but also international students who are looking to further their studies in a conducive academic environment.

Programme Outline

A wide range of courses from Foundation to Postgraduate Level:-

  • ALLIED SCIENCE & HEALTHCARE PROGRAMMES that include programmes in medicine, pharmacy, physiotherapy, medical imaging, medical imaging & radiotherapy, biomedical science, paramedic science, nursing, healthcare, environmental health, and occupational safety & health, and others.
  • BUSINESS STUDIES that include programmes in business administration majoring in marketing, human resource management, hospitality and tourism management, hospital administration, and healthcare management.
Faculty Programmes
FACULTY OF MEDICINE 1. Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS)
FACULTY OF PHARMACY 2. Bachelor of Pharmacy (Hons)
3. Diploma in Pharmacy
5. Diploma in Medical Imaging
6. Diploma in Occupational Therapy
7. Diploma in Paramedic Science [Pre-Hospital Care]
8. Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Hons)
9. Bachelor of Science (Hons) Paramedic Science
10. Bachelor of Science (Hons) Occupational Therapy
11. Bachelor of Medical Imaging and Radiotherapy (Hons)
FACULTY OF ALLIED SCIENCE 12. Diploma in Environmental Health
13. Diploma in Healthcare
14. Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology
15. Diploma in Health Informatics
16. Diploma in Occupational Safety and Health
17. Bachelor of Science (Hons) Healthcare Management
18. Bachelor of Science (Hons) Environmental Health and Safety
19. Bachelor of Biomedical Science (Hons)
FACULTY OF BUSINESS 20. Diploma in Business Administration
21. Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Business Administration
CENTRE FOR FOUNDATION & LANGUAGE STUDIES 22. Foundation in Health Sciences
23. Foundation in Business Studies

ASIA Metropolitan University (AMU)

Academic Facilities & Resources

  • Online digital resources
  • IT resource centre
  • Free Internet access & Wi-Fi
  • Cafeteria
  • A spacious and comfortable students’ lounge
  • Fully equipped lecture room
  • Flexible accommodation

Student Support Services & Student Development Activities for Graduate Employability

  • Student societies and clubs
  • Celebrations for all major religions in the country
  • Regular activities both off and on campus to promote personal development
  • Clinical posting arrangements for final semester students
  • A dedicated unit for graduate employment and placement
  • An active alumni association

Outline of Scholarships/Financial Aid

ASIA Metropolitan University (AMU)

  • Bursaries and scholarships available to bright students
  • Access to student loans from major banks in the country
  • Students are allowed to pay fees in monthly installments
  • Other funding bodies offering financial aid to deserving and eligible students such as PTPTN & EPF

Recognition & Achievements

  • Achieved ISO 9001 certification in education delivery
  • MQA full accreditation for 24 programmes
  • Received over 15 awards over a period of 5 years pertaining to quality education and CSR
  • Recognised leader in health sciences; awarded the Putra Award for the strongest brand presence in health sciences education delivery in Malaysia

Courses Offered

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Pre-University/Foundation Studies
Foundation in Business Studies
Fees (Local): 22000/Course
Duration: 1 Yr
Foundation in Health Sciences
Fees (Local): 12000/Course
Duration: 1 Yr
Diploma Level
Diploma in Business Administration
Fees (Local): 22000/Course
Duration: 3 Yrs
Diploma in Environmental Health
Fees (Local): 40000/Course
Duration: 3 Yrs
Diploma in Health Informatics
Fees (Local): 40000/Course
Duration: 3 Yrs
Diploma in Healthcare
Fees (Local): 40000/Course
Duration: 3 Yrs
Diploma in Medical Imaging
Fees (Local): 40000/Course
Duration: 3 Yrs
Diploma in Medical Lab Technology
Fees (Local): 40000/Course
Duration: 3 Yrs
Diploma in Nursing
Fees (Local): 40000/Course
Duration: 3 Yrs
Diploma in Occupational Therapy
Fees (Local): 40000/Course
Duration: 3 Yrs
Diploma in Occupational, Safety and Health
Fees (Local): 40000/Course
Duration: 3 Yrs
Diploma in Paramedic Science (Pre-hospital Care)
Fees (Local): 40000/Course
Duration: 3 Yrs
Diploma in Physiotherapy
Fees (Local): 40000/Course
Duration: 3 Yrs
Bachelor's Degree Level
Bachelor of Biomedical Science (Hons)
Fees (Local): 60000/Course
Duration: 4 Yrs
Bachelor of Pharmacy (Hons)
Fees (Local): 100,000/Course
Duration: 4 Yrs
Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Hons)
Fees (Local): 60000/Course
Duration: 4 Yrs
Bachelor of Science (Hons) Business Administration
Fees (Local): 40500/Course
Duration: 3.5 Yrs
Bachelor of Science (Hons) Environmental Health & Safety
Fees (Local): 60000/Course
Duration: 4 Yrs
Bachelor of Science (Hons) Healthcare Management
Fees (Local): 60000/Course
Duration: 4 Yrs
Bachelor of Science (Hons) Occupational Therapy
Fees (Local): 60000/Course
Duration: 4 Yrs
Bachelor of Science (Hons) Paramedic Science
Fees (Local): 70000/Course
Duration: 4 Yrs
Bachelor Science (Hons) Medical Imaging and Radiotherapy (Hons)
Fees (Local): 70000/Course
Duration: 4 Yrs
Masters Degree Level
M.Sc. in Healthcare Management
Fees (Local): 35000/course
Duration: FT:2 Yrs; PT:4 Yrs
M.Sc. in Occupational Safety and Health
Fees (Local): 50000/Course
Duration: FT:4 Yrs; PT:6 Yrs
M.Sc. in Pharmacy
Fees (Local): 60000/Course
Duration: FT:4 Yrs; PT:6 Yrs
Master in Business Administration
Fees (Local): 51300/Course
Duration: FT:1 Yr; PT:1.5 Yrs
Post Graduate Certificate in Teaching Methodology
Fees (Local): 8000/Course
Duration: 1 Yr
Doctoral Degree (Ph.D) Level
Doctor in Business Administration
Fees (Local): 42000/Course
Duration: FT:6 Yrs; PT:8 Yrs
Doctorate in Healthcare Management
Fees (Local): 35000/Course
Duration: FT:5 Yrs; PT:8 Yrs

Contact Details

Asia Metropolitan University (AMU)

No.6 Jalan Lembah Bandar Seri Alam
81750 Johor Bahru

Type: Private University

Tel: 03-90805888
Fax: 03-90801995
Website: https://www.amu.edu.my/

Other Campuses

Asia Metropolitan University, Cyberjaya Campus

Unit 3, Level 1, Tower Block, University of Cyberjaya, Persiaran Bestari
63000 Cyberjaya

Type: Private University

Tel: 06-3878382
Fax: 06-3878063
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