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Background of Institution

About MAHSA

MAHSA University

MAHSA University has been a renowned and esteemed private institution of higher education since its inception in 2005. MAHSA has continuously taken pride in offering comprehensive teaching methods, highly-effective industry and clinical trainings as well as up-to-date student facilities to enhance our culturally diverse student body. Today, MAHSA has blossomed into an edifice that garners respect and passion from our graduates as well as the public.

A steady growth from its humble beginnings has led MAHSA to what it is today, an institution spread over two strategically placed campuses, offering almost 40 different programmes to suit the needs of the global job market.  In its plans for an upward growth trajectory, an ultra modenr, purpose-built campus is being built in Bandar Saujana Putra.

MAHSA offers programmes in various levels, from foundation and diploma to degree and postgraduate programmes in fields such as Business & Accounting, Engineering, the American Degree Transfer Program as well as Healthcare programmes such as Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Physiotherapy, Nursing, Biomedical Sciences, Radiography as well as Environmental Health.

MAHSA University students have a vibrant and diverse student life that caters to the melting pot of cultures on campus. Various clubs and societies that focus on sporting activities, cultural events and fun entertainment encourage MAHSA students to build and harness their confidence and leadership skills. All students are given opportunities to participate in campus activities to provide a healthy balance to their already dynamic academic life.

In keeping with its development into an edifice of success and stature in the Malaysian education realm, MAHSA University currently anticipates the completion of a modern and technologically superior campus in Bandar Saujana Putra which will consist of academic facilities. Internationally competitive, the new campus will have student housing, a sports stadium, a hotel and even a hospital to provide a complete education experience for all MAHSA students.

MAHSA University looks forward to contributing to excellent education standards in the global education landscape by continuing to produce competent graduates with an edge above the rest.

Location

Kuala Lumpur (KL), Malaysia has long been the preferred study destination for students from many parts of the world namely, Indonesia, China, India, Pakistan, Central Asia, Europe, Middle East, Maldives, Africa, and countries in the Southeast Asia region. Students will discover a delightful fusion of Asia's oldest civilizations – Malay, Chinese, Indian, with exuberant celebration of festivals, customs, traditions and an array of multicultural cuisines.

With high academic standards and international recognition for its education, Malaysia is an affordable destination for higher learning that also gives lifelong learning opportunities for all students.

Campuses

MAHSA has three campuses - Jalan University Campus (JUC) (main campus), Pusat Bandar Damansara Campus (PBD), and MAHSA College Sabah Campus. A fourth campus in Bandar Saujana Putra will be ready in the near future in 2015.

Programme Outline

MAHSA University

Faculties

Pre-University Studies

MAHSA University's Foundation in Science and Foundation in Business programmes aim to provide students with a broad exposure to various subjects. In addition, a Mentor-Mentee programme for every student, which is structured to serve their degree programme as well as possible, helps ensure a smooth transition for students to their undergraduate degree. Upon completion of the programme, candidates can gain direct entry to the various degree programmes in MAHSA University.

English Language Centre

The MAHSA University College English Department prepares students to be readily employed with marketable skills in the English language not only nationally but internationally. The English programmes at MAHSA aim to improve students' skills in listening, speaking, reading and writing.

Medicine

The MAHSA University Faculty of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences offers its students the best of modern and traditional modes of learning. It provides a subject-based, system-synchronised curriculum that is both pragmatic and modern in approach. Whilst it is lecture-driven by highly experienced teachers, innovative methods such as problem-based learning (PBL), e-learning, early clinical exposure (ECE) and small group sessions (with movies, debates and role play) are integrated into it to boost students' enthusiasm. The undergraduate degree in Biomedical Science offers a dual award for students with Anglia Ruskin University, UK.

Dentistry

MAHSA University has an established training programme for the Degree in Dental Surgery, Diploma in Dental Technology and Certificate in Dental Surgery Assistant. Each programme focuses on innovativeness in education and training approaches supported by state-of-the-art facilities, ensuring quality education. It has qualified reputable staff offering quality teaching.

Pharmacy

The Faculty of Pharmacy offers PhD in Pharmacy, Masters in Pharmacy, Bachelor of Pharmacy as well as Diploma in Pharmacy (DPharm). The upcoming campus in Saujana Putra will also see impressive facilities being built to complement this growing field.

Nursing & Midwifery

The Faculty of Nursing offers various programmes from diploma to PhD levels for this field of caring professionals. Also offered is an Advanced Diploma in the field of Midwifery.

Health Sciences

MAHSA's Faculty of Allied and Health Sciences offers diploma and undergraduate courses in Environmental Health, Medical Imaging, and Physiotherapy. The Physiotherapy programme offers a dual award with Anglia Ruskin University, UK.

Postgraduate Studies

The Faculty of Postgraduate Studies encompasses a wide variety of programmes in faculties such as Medicine, Pharmacy, Business & Accounting as well as Nursing; and has been approved by the Ministry of Higher Education, Malaysia, professional bodies, and the Malaysian Qualifications Agency.

Business and Accounting

The Faculty of Business and Accounting offers dual awards with Anglia Ruskin University, UK as well as programmes such as the Foundation course in Business, undergraduate degrees in Business Administration, Accounting, Entrepreneurship, Oil and Gas Management as well as Hospital Management. For those looking at postgraduate options, there is also the Master of Business Administration course which offers flexible modes of learning.

Engineering

The programmes for the Faculty of Engineering offer a dual award with Anglia Ruskin University, UK in Electrical & Electronic Engineering, Electronic & Communication Engineering, Medical Electronic Engineering, Mechatronics Engineering as well as Electronic Engineering (Automotive).

International Linkages

MAHSA University also has programmes linked with various international and professional bodies as well as universities in the United Kingdom such as:

  • Anglia Ruskin University, UK
  • Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA)
  • Thailand Medical Council
  • Sri Lanka Dental Council

Academic Facilities & Resources

MAHSA University

  • Classrooms:
    • Problem-Based Learning
    • Lecture Halls & Classrooms
    • Auditorium & Mini-Auditorium
  • Laboratories:
    • Computer Labs
    • Anatomy Suite
    • Medical Museums
    • Simulation Wards
    • Simulation Clinic
    • Skills Lab
    • Physiology Lab
    • Pharmaceutical Labs
    • Biomedical Labs
    • Pharmacy Clean Room
    • Environmental Health Center
    • Radiology Lab/ X-Ray Room
    • Engineering Labs
  • Clinics:
    • "Lions" Eye Clinic
    • Physiotherapy Clinic
    • Dental Clinics
    • Medical Clinics
  • Incubators:
    • Business Faculty
  • Library
  • Academic Mentoring Services

Student Support Services & Student Development Activities for Graduate Employability

Student life at MAHSA is vibrant and diverse with an exciting range of clubs and societies, focused in sports, culture and entertainment.

Outline of Scholarships/Financial Aid

MAHSA University

  • Pre-University Scholarship
  • Business & Accounting Diploma Scholarship
  • Engineering Degree Scholarship
  • Continuous Education Scholarship
  • Sports Scholarship
  • Social Responsibility Scholarship

Recognition & Achievement

  • Education Excellence for University (2014)
  • Leadership Excellence in Education Management (2013)
  • BrandLaureate award for Education Excellence (2012)
  • Malaysian Scientific Association 'Science, Technology & Innovation Award' (2012)
  • Education Excellence Award for University College (2010)
  • Education Excellence Award for Large Size College (2008)
  • Doctorjob's Award for Most Popular Private College/University for Nursing (2009)
  • Education Excellence Award for Medium Size College (2006)

Courses Offered

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Pre-University/Foundation Studies
1.
Foundation in Business
Level: Pre-University/Foundation Studies
Fees (Local): 16500/Course
Duration: 1 Yr
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Foundation in Science
Level: Pre-University/Foundation Studies
Fees (Local): 17500/Course
Duration: 1 Yr
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Certificate Level
1.
Certificate for Dental Surgery Assistants
Level: Certificate Level
Fees (Local): 23600/Course
Duration: 2 Yrs
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Diploma Level
1.
Diploma in Accounting
Level: Diploma Level
Fees (Local): 16500/Course
Duration: 2 Yrs
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2.
Diploma in Business Administration
Level: Diploma Level
Fees (Local): 16500/Course
Duration: 2 Yrs
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3.
Diploma in Dental Technology
Level: Diploma Level
Fees (Local): 56100/Course
Duration: 3 Yrs
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4.
Diploma in Entrepreneurship
Level: Diploma Level
Fees (Local): 16500/Course
Duration: 2 Yrs
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5.
Diploma in Environmental Health
Level: Diploma Level
Fees (Local): 36600/Course
Duration: 3 Yrs
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6.
Diploma in Medical Imaging (Radiography)
Level: Diploma Level
Fees (Local): 36600/Course
Duration: 3 Yrs
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7.
Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology
Level: Diploma Level
Fees (Local): 36600/Course
Duration: 3 Yrs
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8.
Diploma in Nursing
Level: Diploma Level
Fees (Local): 36600/Course
Duration: 3 Yrs
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Diploma in Pharmacy
Level: Diploma Level
Fees (Local): 36600/Course
Duration: 2 Yrs
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10.
Diploma in Physiotherapy
Level: Diploma Level
Fees (Local): 36600/Course
Duration: 3 Yrs
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Advanced Diploma Level
1.
Advanced Diploma in Midwifery
Level: Advanced Diploma Level
Fees (Local): 21500/Course
Duration: 1 Yr
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Bachelor's Degree Level
1.
American Degree Transfer Programme (majors available: Actuarial Science/Business/Mass Communication/Literal Arts/Computer Science/Engineering/Applied Science)
Level: Bachelor's Degree Level
Fees (Local): 36000-39600/Course
Duration: 2 Yrs (Malaysia) + 2 Yrs (USA)
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B.Eng. in Electronic and Communication Engineering
Level: Bachelor's Degree Level
Fees (Local): 79600/Course
Duration: 4 Yrs
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3.
B.Eng. in Electronic Engineering (Automotive)
Level: Bachelor's Degree Level
Fees (Local): 79600/Course
Duration: 4 Yrs
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4.
B.Eng. in Mechatronic Engineering
Level: Bachelor's Degree Level
Fees (Local): 79600/Course
Duration: 4 Yrs
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Bachelor of Accounting (Hons)
Level: Bachelor's Degree Level
Fees (Local): 43000/Course
Duration: 3 Yrs
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6.
Bachelor of Biomedical Sciences
Level: Bachelor's Degree Level
Fees (Local): 85600/Course
Duration: 4 Yrs
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Bachelor of Business Administration
Level: Bachelor's Degree Level
Fees (Local): 43000/Course
Duration: 3 Yrs
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Bachelor of Engineering in Electrical and Electronic Engineering
Level: Bachelor's Degree Level
Fees (Local): 79600/Course
Duration: 4 Yrs
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Bachelor of Engineering in Medical Electronic Engineering
Level: Bachelor's Degree Level
Fees (Local): 79600/Course
Duration: 4 Yrs
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10.
Bachelor of Environmental Health and Safety (Hons)
Level: Bachelor's Degree Level
Fees (Local): 65600/Course
Duration: 4 Yrs
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11.
Bachelor of Hospitality Management (Hons)
Level: Bachelor's Degree Level
Fees (Local): 45100/Course
Duration: 3 Yrs
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12.
Bachelor of Medical Imaging (Hons)
Level: Bachelor's Degree Level
Fees (Local): 65600/Course
Duration: 4 Yrs
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13.
Bachelor of Oil and Gas Management (Hons)
Level: Bachelor's Degree Level
Fees (Local): 45100/Course
Duration: 3 Yrs
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14.
Bachelor of Pharmacy (Hons)
Level: Bachelor's Degree Level
Fees (Local): 141600/Course
Duration: 4 Yrs
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15.
Bachelor of Science (Hons) Nursing Studies
Level: Bachelor's Degree Level
Fees (Local): 77600/Course
Duration: 4 Yrs
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Bachelor of Science (Hons) Physiotherapy
Level: Bachelor's Degree Level
Fees (Local): 85600/Course
Duration: 4 Yrs
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17.
Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS)
Level: Bachelor's Degree Level
Fees (Local): 381600/Course
Duration: 5 Yrs
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18.
Master of Business Administration (MBA)
Level: Bachelor's Degree Level
Fees (Local): 35000/Course
Duration: 1 Yr
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MBBS (Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery)
Level: Bachelor's Degree Level
Fees (Local): 339450/Course
Duration: 5 Yrs
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Masters Degree Level
1.
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) in Nursing
Level: Masters Degree Level
Fees (Local): 44000/Course
Duration: 3 Yrs
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2.
M.Sc. (Public Health)
Level: Masters Degree Level
Fees (Local): 35500/Course
Duration: 2 Yrs
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3.
Master in Pharmacy
Level: Masters Degree Level
Fees (Local): 35500/Course
Duration: 2 Yrs
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4.
Master of Medical Science (Anatomy)
Level: Masters Degree Level
Fees (Local): 35500/Course
Duration: 2 Yrs
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5.
Master of Nursing
Level: Masters Degree Level
Fees (Local): 28500/Course
Duration: 2 Yrs
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Doctoral Degree (Ph.D) Level
1.
PhD in Pharmacy
Level: Doctoral Degree (Ph.D) Level
Fees (Local): 44000/Course
Duration: 3 Yrs
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Contact Details

MAHSA University

Address:
Jalan Elmu, Off Jalan University
59100 Kuala Lumpur
Wilayah Persekutuan

Type: Private University & University College

Tel: 603-7965 2555
Fax: 603-7931 7118
Website: http://www.mahsa.edu.my

Other Campuses

MAHSA College - Pusat Bandar Damansara (PBD)

Address:
Level 5, Block A
Pusat Bandar Damansara
50490 Kuala Lumpur
Wilayah Persekutuan

Type: Private College

Tel: 03-7965 2555
Fax: 03-7931 7118
Website: http://mahsa.edu.my

MAHSA College (Sabah Campus)

Address:
Lot C-100B, Lower Ground Floor,
1 Borneo Hypermall, Jalan Sulaiman,
88400 Kota Kinabalu
Sabah

Type: Private College

Tel: 088-448819 / 088-447082 / 088-447112
Fax: 088-448817
Website: http://mahsa.edu.my

MAHSA Learning Centre, Kuching

Address:
No.191, Lot 1508, Ground & 1st Floor
Wisma Tek
93350 Kuching
Sarawak

Type: Private College

Tel: 082-451 606
Fax: 082-458 176
Website: http://mahsa.edu.my

Key Personnel

Professor Datuk Dr. Hj. Mohamed Haniffa bin Hj. Abdullah

Founder, Pro-Chancellor and Executive Chairman, MAHSA University

Founded in 2005, MAHSA University, was the brainchild of the illustrious Professor Datuk Dr. Hj. Mohamed Haniffa bin Hj. Abdullah, who is also MAHSA's Pro-Chancellor and Executive Chairman. Mohamed Haniffa is a clinical practitioner of medicine whose vision involved creating a centre of excellence for education in this region of Malaysia.

He began by producing qualified and compassionate professionals to serve the needs of our beloved nation through the inception of MAHSA, which began first as 'MAHSA College' a decade ago. Over the years, MAHSA was upgraded to a university college and in 2013, to university status, which was achieved in an impressive duration of time. This is testimony to its various achievements throughout its 10 years of existence that has established it as a institution of excellence.

MAHSA University's upcoming highly anticipated milestone, the 50-acre Bandar Saujana Putra campus, will begin opening its doors in mid-2015 to offer students a wholesome education experience, to nurture students to perform at their optimal levels and subsequently, to produce graduates of impressive caliber to serve the global population.

With MAHSA continuously expanding on an upwardtrajectory of growth, the MAHSA Group was formed, with the same prpose - to produce and excel at all the products and services offered. MAHSA is proud to continue impacting the global landscape through the current fields of healthcare, business and accounting, engineering as well as the American Degree Programme and looks forward to many more years of establishing its legacy.