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Background

City University College of Science and Technology (City-U) is located in the middle of a robust development of three cities, i.e. Kuala Lumpur, Petaling Jaya and Shah Alam. Students enjoy modern infrastructure and a high-paced city lifestyle at both campuses in Petaling Jaya and Kota Damansara. The university college has been in existence since 1984. Back then, it was known as Petaling Jaya Community College (PJCC). In 1998, it was acquired by the Selia Group and was then rebranded to Unity College International (UCI). Later on, City-U was awarded a university college status.

The growth and progress of City-U as a vibrant learning and cultural institution has been in tandem with the government’s vision to establish Malaysia as a regional centre for educational excellence. With its track record and reputation for excellence, City-U is dedicated towards promoting education holistically through experiential and theoretical learning. Students are exposed to many cultural backgrounds where they can enrich their knowledge in an international setting at the campus.

In line with the development of many industries in Malaysia, programmes at City-U are industrially driven to ensure employability of all its graduates. Students have the opportunity to fulfil their dream vocations by choosing the right programme starting from undergraduate to postgraduate studies. The programmes are of high-quality, yet affordable with accreditations from the Ministry of Education Malaysia (MOE) and the Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA).

Vision

To be a university that is recognised among the leading institutions of higher learning with a steadfast commitment to excellence and perfection.

Mission

  1. To provide high quality industry and market division educational courses/programmes with the aim of producing knowledge-based, socially-responsible leaders and managers.
  2. To provide quality graduates, well balanced with the employability attributes of professionalism, communication skills, intellectual curiosity, ethical behaviour and life long learning.

Core Values

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  • Our people are our greatest strength
  • Our customers are our highest priority
  • Partnerships are our future
  • Innovation and technology are our competitive edge

Education Pathway

Students with Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) qualifications who aspire to pursue their first degree in the field of business, sciences and information technology will be able to do so by taking a one-year foundation studies. The programme prepares students academically and mentally to pursue their ambition in any degree programme of their choice without sitting for a diploma. Financial assistance and scholarships are provided for eligible students.

Furthering your studies at City-U allows you to embrace a holistic academic approach from industry practitioners, and highly experienced and friendly lecturers. Programmes offered are of current knowledge and practices to ensure that City-U graduates are job-ready and marketable. Befitting its name, City-U encourages its students to be creative, innovative and proactive in line with science and technology. Students are encouraged to explore their academic excellence as well as enhance their soft skills via student activities and community projects.

Programmes offered at City-U

We offer programmes that will enable you to follow your passion and pursue your dreams. With more than 70 programmes and a wide variety of certificate courses for continuous learning, we are confident we have an offering that will meet your personal and professional development needs.

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Foundation

  • Foundation in Science (Life Science)
  • Foundation in Arts (Built Environment)
  • Foundation in Business
  • Foundation in Arts (Graphic Design & Multimedia)
  • Foundation in Arts (Fashion Design)
  • Foundation in Arts (Communication)
  • Foundation in Arts (English)

Diploma

  • Diploma in Nursing
  • Diploma in Occupational Safety and Health
  • Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology
  • Diploma in Environmental Health
  • Diploma in Architectural Technology
  • Diploma in Interior Design
  • Diploma in Management
  • Diploma in Accountancy
  • Diploma in Human Resource Management
  • Diploma in Business Management
  • Diploma in Office Management
  • Diploma in Islamic Banking
  • Diploma in Corporate Communication
  • Diploma in Mass Communication
  • Diploma in Early Childhood Education
  • Diploma in Culinary Arts
  • Diploma in Hotel Management
  • Diploma in Graphic Design
  • Diploma in Multimedia
  • Diploma in Fashion Design

Bachelor

  • Bachelor of Environmental Health (Hons)
  • Bachelor of Biomedical (Hons)
  • Bachelor of Occupational Safety and Health (Hons)
  • Bachelor of Nursing (Hons)
  • Bachelor of Science (Hons) (Architectural Design)
  • Bachelor of Interior Design (Hons)
  • Bachelor of Communication (Journalism)
  • Bachelor of Mass Communication (Hons)
  • Bachelor of Graphic Design (Hons)
  • Bachelor of Communication (Hons) in Corporate Communication
  • Bachelor of Multimedia (Hons)
  • Bachelor of Fashion Design (Hons)
  • Bachelor of Education (Hons) in Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL)
  • Bachelor of English (Hons) in Professional Communication
  • Bachelor of Science (Hons) (Accounting & Finance)
  • Bachelor of Accounting (Hons)
  • Bachelor of Business Administration (Hons)
  • Bachelor of Engineering Management (Hons)
  • Bachelor in Hospitality Management (Hons)
  • Bachelor of Computer Science (Hons) (Software Engineering)
  • Bachelor of Computer Science (Hons) (Business Information Technology)

Masters

  • Master of Architecture
  • Master of Architectural Project Management
  • Master of Business Administration
  • Master of Science in Business Administration
  • Master of Information Technology

Doctorate

  • PhD: Doctor of Philosophy in Built Environment
  • DBA: Doctor of Business Administration
  • PhD: Doctor of Philosophy in Design
  • PhD: Doctor of Philosophy in Performing Arts
  • PhD: Doctor of Philosophy in Education
  • PhD: Doctor of Philosophy in Sport Studies
  • PhD: Doctor of Philosophy in Information Technology

5 Reasons City U is right for U!

1. Our 39 year Heritage in Delivering Quality Education

City University was established in 1984 and is one of the oldest private education institutions in Malaysia. From humble roots as a community college, we have weathered many storms and grown to become an established and respected university in Malaysia and the region. City University is fully accredited university under the Malaysian Ministry of Higher Education and our degrees are internationally recognised the world over.

2. Global & Diverse Community

We have seen more than 38,000 students graduate from our corridors hailing from all corners of the world. Our last count revealed that we have students of as many as 60 different nationalities. This provides the backdrop of a truly global environment that embraces diversity and inclusion.

3. Focused on FUN and the best Student Experience!

We believe that you learn the most when you are in a fun, supportive and vibrant environment. This is why City U supports our students’ activities to the hilt by encouraging as many clubs, societies and interest groups. Our aim is to have you graduate not only with quality education but memories of time well spent with friends that will be with you for a lifetime.

4. Truly Flexible Programmes

The pandemic forced the world to rethink how education is delivered and while most institutions have gone back to normal post pandemic, City U has embraced change and has put flexible learning at the core of our methods.

5. Industry Partnerships

Our campuses which are located in the bustling cities of Kuala Lumpur, Petaling Jaya, Johor Bahru, and Cyberjaya allow access to and build strong partnerships with industry. This means that our students get early exposure to the real working environment through our network of industry partners so that they are workforce ready and better equipped to face the future.

+1 Going the extra mile to make sure you are a Champion!

We want to make sure all City U students become champions in their lives and to do so we go the extra mile by equipping our students with additional skills and knowledge beyond their academic modules.

Scholarships & Financial Aid

Financial assistance is available for students who are eligible. City-U works closely with all relevant bodies to ensure a smooth application and disbursement process.

Scholarships for Malaysian Students:

  • City University High Achiever Scholarship
  • i-Scholarship
  • Foundation to Degree Scholarship
  • National Grant Bursary
  • Post Graduate Promotion for School Teachers

Financing Options for Malaysian Students:

  • Perbandanan Tabung Pendidikan Tinggi Nasional (PTPTN)
  • Majlis Amanah Rakyat (MARA)
  • Employees Provident Fund (EPF) or (KWSP)
  • Bank Rakyat Education Financing
  • Affin Education Financing
  • HRD Corp Claimable

Scholarships for All Students:

  • Pro-Chancellor Scholarship
  • Vice-Chancellor Scholarship
  • CityU Scholarship for Outstanding Student
  • Leadership Excellence Scholarship
  • CityU Industry Scholarship
  • Sports Scholarship
  • Post Graduate Research Scholarship

Facilities

Learning comes easy with state of the art facilities such as a modern library (with e-book system), IT lab, arts studio, engineering lab, Wi-Fi, nursing clinical unit, cafeteria, student lounge, activity areas, college buses for students to travel from their hostel to campus, and lots more.

Courses Offered

Click on a programme name for full details.

Pre-University/Foundation Studies
1.
Foundation in Arts (Built Environment)
Duration: 12 months
2.
Foundation in Arts (Communication)
Duration: 12 months
3.
Foundation in Arts (English)
Duration: 12 months
4.
Foundation in Arts (Fashion Design)
Duration: 12 months
5.
Foundation in Arts (Graphic Design & Multimedia)
Duration: 12 months
6.
Foundation in Business
Duration: 12 months
7.
Foundation in Information Technology
Duration: 1 Yr (3 sem)
8.
Foundation in Science (Life Sciences)
Duration: 12 months
9.
Foundation in Science (Physical Science)
Duration: 12 months
Diploma Level
10.
Diploma in Accountancy
Fees (Local): 25550/Course
Duration: 28 months
11.
Diploma in Architectural Technology
Duration: 36 months
12.
Diploma in Business Management
Fees (Local): 25550/Course
Duration: 36 months
13.
Diploma in Civil Engineering
Duration: 24 months
14.
Diploma in Corporate Communication
Duration: 36 months
15.
Diploma in Culinary Arts
Duration: 36 months
16.
Diploma in Early Childhood Education
Duration: 36 months
17.
Diploma in Early Childhood Education – ODL
Duration: 36 months
18.
Diploma in Environmental Health
Duration: 36 months
19.
Diploma in Fashion Design
Duration: 36 months
20.
Diploma in Graphic Design
Duration: 36 months
21.
Diploma in Hotel Management
Duration: 36 months
22.
Diploma in Human Resource Management
Duration: 24 months
23.
Diploma in Information Technology
Fees (Local): 25550/Course
Duration: 2 Yrs and 6 Mths (7 sem)
24.
Diploma in Interior Design
Duration: 36 months
25.
Diploma in Islamic Banking
Duration: 24 months
26.
Diploma in Management
Duration: 24 months
27.
Diploma in Mass Communication
Duration: 36 months
28.
Diploma in Mechanical Engineering
Duration: 36 months
29.
Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology
Duration: 36 months
30.
Diploma in Multimedia
Fees (Local): 28000/Course
Duration: FT: 3 Yrs ; PT: 5 Yrs
31.
Diploma in Nursing
Duration: 36 months
32.
Diploma in Occupational Safety and Health
Duration: 36 months
33.
Diploma in Office Management
Duration: 36 months
Bachelor's Degree Level
34.
Bachelor in Hospitality Management (Hons)
Duration: 36 months
35.
Bachelor of Accounting (Hons)
Duration: 42 months
36.
Bachelor of Applied Psychology (Hons)
Duration: 36 months
37.
Bachelor of Biomedical (Hons)
Duration: 48 months
38.
Bachelor of Business Administration (Hons)
Duration: 36 months
39.
Bachelor of Business Administration (Hons) – ODL
Duration: 48 months
40.
Bachelor of Civil Engineering with Honours
Duration: 48 months
41.
Bachelor of Communication (Hons) in Corporate Communication
Duration: 36 months
42.
Bachelor of Communication (Journalism)
Duration: 36
43.
Bachelor of Computer Science (Software Engineering)
Duration: 36 months
44.
Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood Education) Honours
Duration: 36 months
45.
Bachelor of Education (Hons) in Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL)
Duration: 36 months
46.
Bachelor of Engineering Management
Duration: 36 months
47.
Bachelor of Environmental Health (Hons)
Duration: 48
48.
Bachelor of Fashion Design (Hons)
Duration: 36 months
49.
Bachelor of Graphic Design (Hons)
Duration: 36 months
50.
Bachelor of Information Technology (Hons)
Duration: 36 months
51.
Bachelor of Interior Design (Hons)
Duration: 36 months
52.
Bachelor of Mass Communication (Hons)
Duration: 36 months
53.
Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering with Honours
Duration: 48 months
54.
Bachelor of Multimedia (Hons)
Duration: 36 months
55.
Bachelor of Nursing (Hons)
Duration: 48 months
56.
Bachelor of Occupational Safety and Health (Hons)
Duration: 48 months
57.
Bachelor of Science (Accounting & Finance)
Duration: 36 months
58.
Bachelor of Science (Hons) (Architectural Design)
Duration: 36 months
Masters Degree Level
59.
Master of Accountancy
Duration: 12
60.
Master of Architectural Project Management
Duration: 24 months
61.
Master of Architecture
Duration: 24 months
62.
Master of Business Administration
Duration: 12 months
63.
Master of Business Administration – ODL
Duration: 12 months
64.
Master of Creative Industries and Communication
Duration: 12 months
65.
Master of Education
Duration: 12 months
66.
Master of information Technology
Duration: 16 months
67.
Master of Mechanical Engineering
Duration: 12 months
68.
Master of Science in Business Administration
Duration: 24
69.
Master of Sport Studies
Duration: 36 months
Doctoral Degree (Ph.D) Level
70.
Doctor of Business Administration
Duration: 36 months
71.
Doctor of Education
Duration: 36 months
72.
Doctor of Philosophy (Business Administration)
Duration: 36 months
73.
Doctor of Philosophy in Built Environment
Duration: 36 months
74.
Doctor of Philosophy in Design
Duration: 36 months
75.
Doctor of Philosophy in Education
Duration: 36 months
76.
Doctor of Philosophy in Information Technology
Duration: 36 months
77.
Doctor of Philosophy in Performing Arts
Duration: 36 months
78.
Doctor of Philosophy in Sport Studies
Duration: 36 months

Active Scholarships

  • Scholarship / Fund / Loan
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  • Post Graduate Research Scholarship

    Deadline: Ongoing
    The Post-Graduate Research Scholarship is offered to suitable applicants who are enrolling in postgraduate research program in City University.
    Ongoing
  • CityU Industry Scholarship

    Deadline: Ongoing
    These programs have been developed in consultation with the industry to ensure that graduates are prepared and competent for work requirements. We offer a mix of academic and workplace learning environment. On graduation, the students will embark on ...
    Ongoing
  • CityU Industry Scholarship

    Deadline: Ongoing
    These programs have been developed in consultation with the industry to ensure that graduates are prepared and competent for work requirements. We offer a mix of academic and workplace learning environment. On graduation, the students will embark on ...
    Ongoing
  • Leadership Excellence Scholarship

    Deadline: Ongoing
    The Leadership Excellence Scholarship is awarded to candidates who have outstanding sports achievement at the State and National levels or have demonstrated outstanding leadership quality through active participation in co-curricular activities, soci...
    Ongoing
  • CityU Scholarship for Outstanding Student

    Deadline: Ongoing
    The City U Scholarship for outstanding student is awarded to existing City University students who have consistently shown outstanding results in their degree and contribute toward the community and City University.
    Ongoing
  • Vice-Chancellor Scholarship

    Deadline: Ongoing
    The Vice-Chancellor Scholarship is awarded to continuing students who have completed Foundation program in City University and are pursuing a Degree program in City University.
    Ongoing
  • Pro-Chancellor Scholarship

    Deadline: Ongoing
    The Pro-Chancellor Scholarship is awarded to continuing students who have completed A-Level program in City University and are now pursuing a Degree program in City University.
    Ongoing
  • Post Graduate Promotion for School Teachers

    Deadline: Ongoing
    The Government Employee Scholarship is awarded to candidates enrolling into Master or PhD programs.
    Ongoing
  • Sports Scholarship for Active National Sportsman / Sportswoman

    Deadline: Ongoing
    The scholarship will be awarded to the successful applicants during the Special Award ceremony, which will be held in December of each year.
    Ongoing
  • Foundation to Degree Scholarship

    Deadline: Ongoing
    The Foundation to Degree Scholarship is awarded to candidates enrolling in the Foundation program with a requirement that they must pursue a Degree program with City University.
    Ongoing
  • City University High Achiever Scholarship

    Deadline: Ongoing
    City U High Achiever Scholarships are freshmen scholarships provided to identify and support outstanding Malaysian students who demonstrate academic excellence, high intellectual capacity, sound character, strong leadership potential and a passion fo...
    Ongoing
  • City University High Achiever i-Scholarship

    Deadline: Ongoing
    City U High Achiever i-Scholarships are freshmen scholarships provided to identify and support outstanding Malaysian SPM students who demonstrate academic excellence, high intellectual capacity, sound character, strong leadership potential and a pass...
    Ongoing

International Collaboration

City University Malaysia actively takes part in various projects and networks around the world. We form global partnerships and foster relationships with other universities and institutions with a history of excellence. The aim is to capitalise on joint complementary strengths in providing innovative education to our students. In short, advancing academic and strength progress through collaborative networks and partnerships.

This is achieved through the development of common practices, facilitation of external funding, international public sector consultancy, collaboration with leading institutions and universities through increased mobility among students and staff.

Through our extensive network of international collaborations, City University Malaysia offers various opportunities on many levels including student exchange and placement programs which provide a worldwide experience in the international capacity for our students.

Industry Partners

City University Malaysia continues to establish and develop its range of partnerships in various areas with a notable presence. This also allows for the University to offer its expertise to governments and companies, to arrange funding for projects, and to work with international organisations.

The University is always interested in furthering its cooperation and development activities, as well as providing new and exciting opportunities for its students and staff. By strengthening the capacity for innovation, City University Malaysia keeps on producing successful graduates that could embrace the knowledge economy and sustainable development.

Collaborations & Partners

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Student Testimonials

Ahmad Farihan bin Mohamad

Bachelor of Science (Hons) (Architectural Design)

The academic approach & teaching methods applied here is very effective & almost similar to public universities standard. The lecturers are also easily approachable by the students & there is a lot of faculty activities for us to join.


Yen Yong Yi

Diploma In Human Resource Management

I’ve been here for almost 3 years where I get to experience the effective teaching method used by the lecturers. They are willing to explain deeply until the students truly understand the topic. They often give tutorials after finishing a chapter too so that we can further discuss & do revisions.


Dinesh Ramachandran

Diploma in Hotel Management

I have always wanted to explore the world, and City U provides that opportunity through this programme that I chose. Lecturers are very friendly & committed in feeding us extra knowledge – which helps me in achieving good results so far.


Mohd Rais bin Abdul Rahim

Diploma in Culinary Arts

I’d like to turn my passion for food into a career – hence why I chose this programme which comes with the right facilities & affordable fees. Thank you to my lecturers especially Chef Kevin for the priceless experiences during competitions & meeting at the Chefs Association of Malaysia.


Jeremy Chong Tien Shing

Foundation in Business

I wanted to feel a good university vibe & City U offers such an environment to me. Also, it provides good facilities for non-peninsular students. I chose this programme because I want to serve in the business & leisure field.


Narmeeta a/p Bhaskaran

Foundation in Arts (English)

I choose City U because it is one of the recognised leading institutions committed to excellence. This university also has high employability rate, provides a good approach to the course of my interest & is closer to home with convenient transport facilities.

City University Malaysia Videos

Beyond The City - Amirah Afiqah
Amirah Afiqah, Asia Young Designer Awards winner 2021 and Bachelor of Interior Design student, shares what makes the "most award-winning" program at City University Malaysia different from other universities. Sign up for our Faculty of Architecture and Built Environment programs today as we offer scholarships and financial assistance to you.

Contact Details

City University Malaysia

Address:
Menara City U, No 8,
Jalan 51A/223
46100 Petaling Jaya
Selangor
Malaysia

Type: Private University & University College

Tel:

603-7949 1600

Fax:

603-7957 7721

Website:

https://www.city.edu.my

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