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Tunku Abdul Rahman University College (TARUC)

About Us

Tunku Abdul Rahman University College (TAR UC) is a premier educational institution with more than 49 years of excellence in providing quality and affordable education. Known then as Tunku Abdul Rahman College (TAR College) since its inception in 1969, the institution has grown from strength to strength offering Pre-University, Diploma, Bachelor Degree as well as Postgraduate programmes.

Today, TAR UC has a student population of more than 28,000 pursuing more than 100 programmes of study at its main campus in Kuala Lumpur and branch campuses in Penang, Perak, Johor and faculty branches in Pahang and Sabah. TAR UC as a whole has produced more than 200,000 graduates since 1969.


Academic Strength

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The strength of TAR UC’s education lies in the support of three critical pillars, namely being professionally driven, entrepreneurship-focused and industry relevant which have proven to have developed highly employable graduates nationally and globally. The programmes offered meet professional standards whereby maximum exemptions and accreditation have been granted by global and national professional bodies such as the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (ICSA), Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM), Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW), The Charted Institute of Logistic & Transport Malaysia (CILTM), Financial Planning Association of Malaysia (FPAM), Board of Quantity Surveyors Malaysia (BQSM), Royal Institution of Surveyors Malaysia (RISM) and Board of Valuers, Appraisers and Estate Agents (BOVAEA). TAR UC has also forged strong linkage with many industry leaders, so as to facilitate the latest knowledge and technology transfer to the classroom, making it industry relevant.


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Programme Outline

TAR UC offers more than 100 programmes from Pre-U to Postgrade levels including:

Pre-University Programmes

  • Foundation
  • Cambridge GCE A Level

Diploma and Bachelor Degree Programmes

  • Bioscience
  • Chemistry
  • Food Science
  • Life Science
  • Sports & Exercise Science
  • Microelectronics/ Applied Physics
  • Aquaculture
  • Information Systems
  • Information Technology and Security
  • Interactive Software Technology
  • Computer Science
  • Software Engineering
  • Management Mathematics with Computing
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Electronic (Communication) Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechatronic Engineering
  • Accountancy
  • Finance
  • Corporate Administration
  • Business
  • Economics
  • Counselling/Psychology
  • Creative Arts and Design
  • Hospitality Management
  • Mass Communication
  • Humanities
  • Architecture
  • Interior Architecture
  • Building
  • Quantity Surveying
  • Construction Management
  • Estate Management
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Postgraduate Programmes

  • Master of Business Administration (MBA)
  • Master of Investment Management
  • Master of Corporate Governance
  • Master of Science (MSc)
  • Master of Science (MSc) (Life Science)
  • Master of Engineering Science
  • Master of Arts (Psychology)

The Student Experience

Recognition and Accreditation

TARUC Gymnasium

The programmes offered in TAR UC meet professional standards whereby maximum exemptions and accreditation have been granted by global and national professional bodies such as the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (ICSA), Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM), Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW), Financial Planning Association of Malaysia (FPAM), The Charted Institute of Logistic & Transport Malaysia (CILTM), Board of Quantity Surveyors Malaysia (BQSM), Royal Institution of Surveyors Malaysia (RISM) and Board of Valuers, Appraisers and Estate Agents (BOVAEA). TAR UC has also forged strong linkage with many industry leaders, so as to facilitate the latest knowledge and technology transfer to the classroom, making it industry relevant.

Scholarships and Financial Aid

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TAR UC provides a variety of scholarships, bursaries and grants such as:

  • Tunku Abdul Rahman University College Merit Scholarship
  • Bursary for State/National Players
  • The Star Education Fund Scholarship
  • Nanyang Tertiary Education Fund Scholarship
  • Sin Chew Daily Education Fund Scholarship

TAR UC assists students to obtain scholarships from sponsoring companies and philanthropic organisations such as:

  • C.Y. Tan Foundation Scholarship
  • Tan Sri Lee Loy Seng Foundation
  • Kuok Foundation Study Grant

There are also various types of loans available for students to apply such as:

  • TAR UC Student Loan Fund
  • Perbadanan Tabung Pendidikan Tinggi Nasional (PTPTN) Loan and many other loans

Courses Offered

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Pre-University/Foundation Studies
1.
Cambridge GCE A Levels (Arts)
Level: Pre-University/Foundation Studies
Fees (Local): 16600/Course
Duration: 4 semesters (18 Months)
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Cambridge GCE A Levels (Science)
Level: Pre-University/Foundation Studies
Fees (Local): 21300/Course
Duration: 4 semesters (18 Months)
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3.
Foundation in Accounting
Level: Pre-University/Foundation Studies
Fees (Local): 9,900/Course
Duration: 1 year
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4.
Foundation in Arts
Level: Pre-University/Foundation Studies
Fees (Local): 9900/Course
Duration: 1 year
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5.
Foundation in Engineering
Level: Pre-University/Foundation Studies
Fees (Local): 9,900/Course
Duration: 1 year
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6.
Foundation in Science
Level: Pre-University/Foundation Studies
Fees (Local): 10100/Course
Duration: 1 year
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Diploma Level
1.
Diploma in Aquaculture
Level: Diploma Level
Fees (Local): RM16,200
Duration: 2 Years
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2.
Diploma in Baking and Cake Artistry
Level: Diploma Level
Fees (Local): RM16,300
Duration: 2 Years 4 Months
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3.
Diploma in Banking and Finance
Level: Diploma Level
Fees (Local): RM15,600
Duration: 2 Years
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4.
Diploma in Business Studies (Accounting)
Level: Diploma Level
Fees (Local): 14900/Course
Duration: 2 Years
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5.
Diploma in Business Studies (Banking & Finance)
Level: Diploma Level
Fees (Local): 14400/Course
Duration: 2 Years
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6.
Diploma in Business Studies (Business Administration)
Level: Diploma Level
Fees (Local): 14500/Course
Duration: 2 Years
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7.
Diploma in Business Studies (Business Economics)
Level: Diploma Level
Fees (Local): 14500/Course
Duration: 2 Years
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8.
Diploma in Business Studies (E-Commerce & Marketing)
Level: Diploma Level
Fees (Local): 14700/Course
Duration: 2 Years
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9.
Diploma in Business Studies (Finance & Investment)
Level: Diploma Level
Fees (Local): 14500/Course
Duration: 2 Years
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10.
Diploma in Business Studies (Human Resource Management)
Level: Diploma Level
Fees (Local): 14500/Course
Duration: 2 Years
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11.
Diploma in Business Studies (International Business)
Level: Diploma Level
Fees (Local): 14400/Course
Duration: 2 Years
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12.
Diploma in Business Studies (Logistic and Supply Chain Management)
Level: Diploma Level
Fees (Local): 14700/Course
Duration: 2 Years
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13.
Diploma in Business Studies (Marketing)
Level: Diploma Level
Fees (Local): 14700/Course
Duration: 2 Years
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14.
Diploma in Business Studies (Retail Management)
Level: Diploma Level
Fees (Local): 14800/Course
Duration: 2 Years
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15.
Diploma in Communication and Media Studies
Level: Diploma Level
Fees (Local): RM16,500
Duration: 2 Years
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16.
Diploma in Computer Science (Data Science)
Level: Diploma Level
Fees (Local): RM16,700
Duration: 2 Years
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17.
Diploma in Culinary Arts
Level: Diploma Level
Fees (Local): RM16,700
Duration: 2 Years 4 Months
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18.
Diploma in Entrepreneurship
Level: Diploma Level
Fees (Local): RM15,800
Duration: 2 Years
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19.
Diploma in Event Management
Level: Diploma Level
Fees (Local): RM16,800
Duration: 2 Years
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20.
Diploma in Fashion Design
Level: Diploma Level
Fees (Local): RM16,700
Duration: 2 Years
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21.
Diploma in Food Science
Level: Diploma Level
Fees (Local): 16800/Course
Duration: 2 Years
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22.
Diploma in Graphic Design
Level: Diploma Level
Fees (Local): RM17,000
Duration: 2 Years
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23.
Diploma in Hospitality Management (Hotel Management)
Level: Diploma Level
Fees (Local): RM16,800
Duration: 2 Years
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24.
Diploma in Hospitality Management (Tourism)
Level: Diploma Level
Fees (Local): Rm16,700
Duration: 2 Years
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25.
Diploma in Hotel Management
Level: Diploma Level
Fees (Local): RM 16,800
Duration: 2 Years
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26.
Diploma in Information Systems (ICT Applications)
Level: Diploma Level
Fees (Local): RM16,400
Duration: 2 Years
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27.
Diploma in Information Technology (Entrepreneurship)
Level: Diploma Level
Fees (Local): RM16,500
Duration: 2 Years
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28.
Diploma in Information Technology (ICT System Support)
Level: Diploma Level
Fees (Local): RM16,400
Duration: 2 Years
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29.
Diploma in Information Technology (Mobile Application Development)
Level: Diploma Level
Fees (Local): RM16,500
Duration: 2 Years
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30.
Diploma in Interactive Software Technology
Level: Diploma Level
Fees (Local): 16700/Course
Duration: 2 Years
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31.
Diploma in Mass Communication (Advertising)
Level: Diploma Level
Fees (Local): RM16,800
Duration: 2 Years
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32.
Diploma in Mass Communication (Broadcast Communication)
Level: Diploma Level
Fees (Local): RM16,500
Duration: 2 Years
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33.
Diploma in Mass Communication (Journalism)
Level: Diploma Level
Fees (Local): RM16,800
Duration: 2 Years
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34.
Diploma in Mass Communication (Media Studies)
Level: Diploma Level
Fees (Local): RM17,000
Duration: 2 Years
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35.
Diploma in Mass Communication (Public Relations)
Level: Diploma Level
Fees (Local): RM16,500
Duration: 2 Years
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36.
Diploma in Multimedia Design
Level: Diploma Level
Fees (Local): RM16,500
Duration: 2 Years
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37.
Diploma in Quantity Surveying
Level: Diploma Level
Fees (Local): RM18,200
Duration: 2 Years 5 Months
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38.
Diploma in Real Estate Management
Level: Diploma Level
Fees (Local): RM18,000
Duration: 2 Years 4 Months
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39.
Diploma in Science (Business Information Systems)
Level: Diploma Level
Fees (Local): 16800/Course
Duration: 2 Years
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40.
Diploma in Science (Chemistry and Biology)
Level: Diploma Level
Fees (Local): 16800/Course
Duration: 2 Years
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41.
Diploma in Science (Computer Science & Statistics)
Level: Diploma Level
Fees (Local): 17000/Course
Duration: 2 Years
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42.
Diploma in Science (Computer Science and Computer Mathematics)
Level: Diploma Level
Fees (Local): 17000/Course
Duration: 2 Years
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43.
Diploma in Science (Computer Science and Management Mathematics)
Level: Diploma Level
Fees (Local): 16700/Course
Duration: 2 Years
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44.
Diploma in Science (Information Systems Engineering)
Level: Diploma Level
Fees (Local): 17000/Course
Duration: 2 Years
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45.
Diploma in Science (Internet Technology)
Level: Diploma Level
Fees (Local): 17000/Course
Duration: 2 Years
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46.
Diploma in Science (Microelectronics & Physics)
Level: Diploma Level
Fees (Local): 16800/Course
Duration: 2 years
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47.
Diploma in Science (Microelectronics with Automatic Control)
Level: Diploma Level
Fees (Local): 16800/Course
Duration: 2 Years
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48.
Diploma in Science (Microelectronics with Computer Communications)
Level: Diploma Level
Fees (Local): 17300/Course
Duration: 2 Years
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49.
Diploma in Social Science (Counseling)
Level: Diploma Level
Fees (Local): RM17,000
Duration: 2 Years
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50.
Diploma in Software Engineering
Level: Diploma Level
Fees (Local): RM16,500
Duration: 2 Years
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51.
Diploma in Sport and Exercise Science
Level: Diploma Level
Fees (Local): 16400/Course
Duration: 2 Years
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52.
Diploma in Technology (Architecture)
Level: Diploma Level
Fees (Local): 17900/Course
Duration: 3 Years
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53.
Diploma in Technology (Building)
Level: Diploma Level
Fees (Local): 17200/Course
Duration: 2 Years
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54.
Diploma in Technology (Electronic Engineering)
Level: Diploma Level
Fees (Local): 17600/Course
Duration: 3 Years
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55.
Diploma in Technology (Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering)
Level: Diploma Level
Fees (Local): 17200/Course
Duration: 3 Years
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56.
Diploma in Technology (Mechatronics)
Level: Diploma Level
Fees (Local): 17300/Course
Duration: 3 Years
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Bachelor's Degree Level
1.
Bac.of Business (Hons) in Marketing
Level: Bachelor's Degree Level
Fees (Local): 27700/Course
Duration: 3 Years
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2.
Bachelor in Tourism Management (Honours) Event Management
Level: Bachelor's Degree Level
Fees (Local): RM31,100
Duration: 3 Years
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3.
Bachelor of Accounting (Hons)
Level: Bachelor's Degree Level
Fees (Local): 35600/Course
Duration: 4 years
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4.
Bachelor of Arts (Honours) English with Drama
Level: Bachelor's Degree Level
Fees (Local): RM31,300
Duration: 3 Years
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5.
Bachelor of Banking Finance (Honours)
Level: Bachelor's Degree Level
Fees (Local): 27500/Course
Duration: 3 Years
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6.
Bachelor of Business (Honours) Accounting and Finance (ACCA)
Level: Bachelor's Degree Level
Fees (Local): RM32,800
Duration: 3 Years
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7.
Bachelor of Business (Honours) International Business Management
Level: Bachelor's Degree Level
Fees (Local): RM31,000
Duration: 3 Years
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8.
Bachelor of Business (Hons) in Entrepreneurship
Level: Bachelor's Degree Level
Fees (Local): 30300/Course
Duration: 3 Years
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9.
Bachelor of Business (Hons) in Human Resource Management
Level: Bachelor's Degree Level
Fees (Local): 27700/Course
Duration: 3 Years
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10.
Bachelor of Business (Hons) in International Business
Level: Bachelor's Degree Level
Fees (Local): 30300/Course
Duration: 3 Years
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11.
Bachelor of Business (Hons) in Logistics and Supply Chain Management
Level: Bachelor's Degree Level
Fees (Local): 27700/Course
Duration: 3 Years
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12.
Bachelor of Business Administration (Honours)
Level: Bachelor's Degree Level
Fees (Local): 27900/Course
Duration: 3 Years
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13.
Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) (ACCA)
Level: Bachelor's Degree Level
Fees (Local): 29800/Course
Duration: 3 yrs
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14.
Bachelor of Communication (Honours) in Media Studies
Level: Bachelor's Degree Level
Fees (Local): RM31,300
Duration: 3 Years
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15.
Bachelor of Communication (Honours) in Journalism
Level: Bachelor's Degree Level
Fees (Local): RM31.600
Duration: 3 Years
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16.
Bachelor of Communication (Honours) in Advertising
Level: Bachelor's Degree Level
Fees (Local): RM31,800
Duration: 3 Years
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17.
Bachelor of Communication (Honours) in Broadcasting
Level: Bachelor's Degree Level
Fees (Local): RM31,300
Duration: 3 Years
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18.
Bachelor of Computer Science (Honours) in Interactive Software Technology
Level: Bachelor's Degree Level
Fees (Local): 31800/Course
Duration: 3 Years
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19.
Bachelor of Computer Science (Honours) in Software Engineering
Level: Bachelor's Degree Level
Fees (Local): 31300/Course
Duration: 3 Years
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20.
Bachelor of Construction Management and Economics (Honours)
Level: Bachelor's Degree Level
Fees (Local): RM33,400
Duration: 3 Years
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21.
Bachelor of Corporate Administration (Honours) (ICSA)
Level: Bachelor's Degree Level
Fees (Local): 31200/Course
Duration: 3 Years
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22.
Bachelor of Corporate Communication (Honours)
Level: Bachelor's Degree Level
Fees (Local): RM31,300
Duration: 3 Years
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23.
Bachelor of Creative Multimedia (Honours)
Level: Bachelor's Degree Level
Fees (Local): RM32,500
Duration: 3 Years
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24.
Bachelor of Design (Honours) in Fashion Design
Level: Bachelor's Degree Level
Fees (Local): RM32,500
Duration: 3 Years
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25.
Bachelor of Design (Honours) in Graphic Design
Level: Bachelor's Degree Level
Fees (Local): RM32,300
Duration: 3 Years
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26.
Bachelor of Economics (Honours)
Level: Bachelor's Degree Level
Fees (Local): 27800/Course
Duration: 3 Years
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27.
Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) Electrical and Electronics
Level: Bachelor's Degree Level
Fees (Local): RM37,400
Duration: 4 Years
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28.
Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) Electronic (Communication)
Level: Bachelor's Degree Level
Fees (Local): RM37,000
Duration: 4 Years
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29.
Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) Mechanical
Level: Bachelor's Degree Level
Fees (Local): RM37,300
Duration: 4 Years
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30.
Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) Mechatronic
Level: Bachelor's Degree Level
Fees (Local): RM38,000
Duration: 4 Years
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31.
Bachelor of Finance and Investment (Honours) (Certificate Financial Planner (CFP))
Level: Bachelor's Degree Level
Fees (Local): 27800/Course
Duration: 3 Years
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32.
Bachelor of Hospitality and Catering Management (Honours)
Level: Bachelor's Degree Level
Fees (Local): RM 31,400
Duration: 3 Years
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33.
Bachelor of Hospitality Management (Honours)
Level: Bachelor's Degree Level
Fees (Local): RM32,100
Duration: 3 Years
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34.
Bachelor of Information Systems (Honours) in Enterprise Information Systems
Level: Bachelor's Degree Level
Fees (Local): 31300/Course
Duration: 3 Years
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35.
Bachelor of Information Technology (Honours) in Information Security
Level: Bachelor's Degree Level
Fees (Local): 31300/Course
Duration: 3 Years
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36.
Bachelor of Information Technology (Honours) in Internet Technology
Level: Bachelor's Degree Level
Fees (Local): 31300/Course
Duration: 3 Years
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37.
Bachelor of Information Technology (Honours) in Software Systems Development
Level: Bachelor's Degree Level
Fees (Local): 31300/Course
Duration: 3 Years
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38.
Bachelor of Interior Architecture (Honours)
Level: Bachelor's Degree Level
Fees (Local): RM33,300
Duration: 3.5 years
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39.
Bachelor of Public Relations (Honours)
Level: Bachelor's Degree Level
Fees (Local): RM30,900
Duration: 3 Years
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40.
Bachelor of Quantity Surveying (Honours)
Level: Bachelor's Degree Level
Fees (Local): RM36,700
Duration: 4 Years
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41.
Bachelor of Real Estate Management
Level: Bachelor's Degree Level
Fees (Local): RM35,500
Duration: 3 Years 5 Months
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42.
Bachelor of Retail Management (Honours)
Level: Bachelor's Degree Level
Fees (Local): 27700/Course
Duration: 3 Years
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43.
Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Analytical Chemistry
Level: Bachelor's Degree Level
Fees (Local): 31900/Course
Duration: 3 Years
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44.
Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Applied Physics (Instrumentation)
Level: Bachelor's Degree Level
Fees (Local): 31300/Course
Duration: 3 Years
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45.
Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Bioscience with Chemistry
Level: Bachelor's Degree Level
Fees (Local): 31900/Course
Duration: 3 Years
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46.
Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Food Science
Level: Bachelor's Degree Level
Fees (Local): 32100/Course
Duration: 3 Years
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47.
Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Management Mathematics with Computing
Level: Bachelor's Degree Level
Fees (Local): 31300/Course
Duration: 3 Years
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48.
Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Microelectronics (Embedded Technology)
Level: Bachelor's Degree Level
Fees (Local): 31500/Course
Duration: 3 Years
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49.
Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Sports and Exercise Science
Level: Bachelor's Degree Level
Fees (Local): 31500/Course
Duration: 3 Years
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50.
Bachelor of Science in Architecture (Honours)
Level: Bachelor's Degree Level
Fees (Local): RM33,300
Duration: 3 Years
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51.
Bachelor of Social Science (Honours) in Psychology
Level: Bachelor's Degree Level
Fees (Local): RM32,400
Duration: 3 Years
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52.
Bachelor of Tourism Management (Honours)
Level: Bachelor's Degree Level
Fees (Local): RM32,100
Duration: 3 Years
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Masters Degree Level
1.
Master of Business Administration
Level: Masters Degree Level
Fees (Local): FT: 22000 / PT: 23000 Dual Award fees: ?2,200*
Duration: FT: Min 3 Sem, Max 12 Sem PT: Min 6 Sem, Max 18 Sem
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2.
Master of Science
Level: Masters Degree Level
Fees (Local): FT: 11000 / PT: 12000
Duration: FT: Min 4 Sem, Max 8 Sem PT: Min 6 Sem, Max 12 Sem
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3.
Master of Science (Life Science)
Level: Masters Degree Level
Fees (Local): FT: 11000 / PT: 12000
Duration: FT: Min 4 Sem, Max 8 Sem PT: Min 6 Sem, Max 12 Sem
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Contact Details

TAR UC - Tunku Abdul Rahman University College

Address:
Jalan Genting Kelang,
Setapak, P.O. Box 10979
53300 Kuala Lumpur
Wilayah Persekutuan

Type: Private University & University College

Tel: 603-4145 0100 / 23
Fax: 603-4142 3166
Website: http://www.tarc.edu.my

Other Campuses

TAR UC - Tunku Abdul Rahman University College Sabah Faculty Branch

Address:
Lot 1, Ground Floor
Pusat Dagangan Donggongon,Jalan Sapau, Donggongon,
89500 Penampang
Sabah

Type: Private University & University College

Tel: 6088-718 481/2
Fax: 6088-718 486
Website: http://www.tarc.edu.my

TAR UC - Tunku Abdul Rahman University College Perak Branch Campus

Address:
Jalan Kolej
Taman Bandar Baru
31900 Kampar
Perak

Type: Private University & University College

Tel: 605-466 0388/8012/3
Fax: 605-466 0390
Website: http://www.tarc.edu.my

TAR UC - Tunku Abdul Rahman University College Penang Branch Campus

Address:
77, Lorong Lembah Permai Tiga,
Tanjung Bungah
11200 Pulau Pinang

Type: Private University & University College

Tel: 604-899 5230
Fax: 604-899 8219
Website: http://www.tarc.edu.my

TAR UC - Tunku Abdul Rahman University College Pahang Branch Campus

Address:
Jalan 1M 9/2, Indera Mahkota 9
25200 Kuantan
Pahang Darul Makmur

Type: Private University & University College

Tel: 609-5738171/2/3
Fax: 609-573 8100
Website: http://www.tarc.edu.my

TAR UC - Tunku Abdul Rahman University College Johor Branch Campus

Address:
Jalan Segamat/Labis,
85000 Segamat
Johor

Type: Private University & University College

Tel: 607-927 0801/3
Fax: 607-927 0802
Website: http://www.tarc.edu.my

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    Recently Malaysia was under the limelight on global stage thanks to TAR UC student who won a Medallion for Excellence in the Web Design and Development category at the 44th WorldSkills Competition, an international level competition which was held i...

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    TAR UC students were in the spotlight recently, having bagged the Best Documentary Award at the Golden Award 2017 organised by Natseven TV Sdn Bhd (‘ntv7’) at the awards ceremony held on 20 May 2017.Invited by ntv7 to produce documentary videos a...

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    December 18, 2017

    Unleashing their high levels of creativity, 27 TAR UC students earned themselves the spotlight at the annually held Pertubuhan Arkitek Malaysia (‘PAM’) Architecture Student Works Exhibition 2017 when they were named as the recipient of the Best O...

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    TAR UC Students Demonstrate Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Food Science Competition

    May 5, 2017

    Armed with innovative thinking and entrepreneurial mindset, Tunku Abdul Rahman University College (‘TAR UC’) students stormed their way to victory in the recent Malaysian Institute of Food Technology (‘MIFT’) 10th National Food Science and Te...

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    Historic win in national level Adobe Certified Associate Championship

    December 8, 2016

    TAR UC has gone down in history to become the first institution of higher learning to attain the Champion title in the inaugural Adobe Certified Associate ('ACA') Championship at national level which was held in Kuala Lumpur.

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    TAR UC Defends Champion Title in Cisco Netriders Malaysia Competition

    December 8, 2016

    TAR UC has once again continued its reign as the Champion in the Cisco NetRiders Malaysia 2016 Competition which was held on 15 September 2016. Apart from emerging as the Champion for the 3rd consecutive year, TAR UC also made a clean sweep at this y...

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    TAR UC Student a New Breakout Model in Town

    December 8, 2016

    With a lot of creativity in posing for the camera enhanced with good looks, Bryan Ho Kiu Shien who is a Foundation in Arts student at TAR UC took the Top Male Model title in the reality television show ‘I Wanna Be A Model’ produced by 8TV.

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Key Personnel

Prof Ir Dr Lee Sze Wei

President, TAR UC - Tunku Abdul Rahman University College

Tunku Abdul Rahman University College (‘TAR UC’) would like to announce Prof Ir Dr Lee Sze Wei as the new TAR UC President effective from 1 September 2018.

Noted as an outstanding scholar, Prof Ir Dr Lee obtained his Bachelor of Engineering (Hons) in Electronic and Optoelectronic Engineering with First-Class Honours at the University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology (‘UMIST’), UK in 1994. He subsequently pursued both Masters of Philosophy and PhD in Digital Communications at UMIST in 1995 and 1998 respectively. Prof Ir Dr Lee also received his Master of Business Administration from the University of Salford, UK in 1999.

He joined Multimedia University as Lecturer at the Faculty of Engineering in 1999 and rose to become the Dean of the said Faculty. In 2008, he joined Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (‘UTAR’) as Professor at the Lee Kong Chian Faculty of Engineering and Science and subsequently the Director of the Institute of 2 Postgraduate Studies and Research. In 2009, Prof Ir Dr Lee was appointed as the Vice President of R&D and Commercialisation until 2018 prior to his appointment as TAR UC President. In his role as the Vice President of R&D and Commercialisation, he was instrumental in formulating strategy, policy and framework for R&D and commercialisation to grow in UTAR which resulted in UTAR being ranked the second highest among Malaysian universities that had successfully made it into the Asia Universities Ranking 2017 by Times Higher Education.

In total, Prof Ir Dr Lee has 19 years of working experience in the education industry. Apart from this, he is also active in his other academic pursuits serving as the Fellow of the Academy of Sciences Malaysia, Fellow of The ASEAN Academy of Engineering and Technology, Fellow of The Institution of Engineering and Technology, Fellow of Malaysia Board of Technologists, as well as Professional Engineer registered with the Board of Engineers Malaysia, Member of The Institution of Engineers Malaysia, Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.

TAR UC extends its warm welcome to Prof Ir Dr Lee and looks forward to his leadership to drive TAR UC growing from strength to strength.

Student Testimonials

Beh Ming Cheat

Bachelor of Business (Hons) in Marketing (TAR UC)

BSc (Hons) Marketing Management (Dual Award Degree)
Sheffield Hallam University, UK
Year Graduated - 2016

Sheffield is a fantastic city to live in and most of all a university city with students of diverse background. It was a very good experience for me to study in the UK under the Dual Award Programme. I met a lot of international students from different countries and learned about their cultures and beliefs. The course structure of the programme provided me with a solid grounding in the field and a good platform to enhance my global employability. I am pleased to have obtained First Class Honours at Sheffield Hallam University.


Kong Jing How

Bachelor of Design (Honours) in Graphic Design (TAR UC)

BA (Hons) Graphic Design (Dual Award Degree)
University of Salford, UK
Year Graduated - 2015

I achieved a First Class Honours Award in Graphic Design. The experience in this Dual Award was simply amazing as I experienced different style of learning and was exposed to innovative ideas. I also gained a lot from the students and tutors of University of Salford. At University of Salford, I was able to further my knowledge by learning additional technical skills and was exposed to how industry works overseas. It truly changed my way of thinking and broadened my perspective of work.


Lai Shi Xiang

Cambridge A Level 4 ‘A*’s (Nov 2015 session)

Pursuing Actuarial Science at the London School of Economics and Political Science.

Studying A Level at TAR UC is one of the best decisions I have made in my life. It has equipped me with the knowledge and skills essential for my undergraduate study. I appreciate the fact that TAR UC has complete facilities especially the library which is full of relevant academic materials.


Lim Zhi Khei

Bachelor of Economics (Hons) TAR UC

BA (Hons) Financial Economics (Dual Award Degree)
Coventry University, UK
Year Graduated – 2015

The highly interactive and experiential sharing sessions during classes at Coventry University made the entire learning process lively and valuable. The robust learning environment and advanced facilities provided by Coventry University enabled me to develop my potential and ideas greatly. The professional and friendly lecturers always gave their best support to me academically. I twas trained to think independently and creatively. The one semester study abroad option in Coventry University had given me an enriching learning experience.


Ng Lai Kuan

Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Management Mathematics with Computing (TAR UC)

Bachelor of Science Major in
Management Mathematics with Computing (Dual Award Degree)
Campbell University, USA
Year Graduated - 2015

I am pleased to have pursued the Campbell University Dual Award degree programme at TAR UC. Not only have I acquired the necessary skills and knowledge but this programme has also provided me with good career prospects. At TAR UC, I learn to work as part of a team, to communicate effectively with others and to develop practical skills which prepared me for integration into the global community and workforce.


Ong Si Qing

Foundation in Science, Year 2016, CGPA 3.97

Pursuing B.Eng. (Hons) Mechanical at TAR UC

TAR UC’s Foundation in Science programme is really academically challenging and I feel that it has a higher standard than equivalent programmes elsewhere. I would not have been able to cope if not for the fantastic lecturers at CPUS who are very dedicated and helpful, and ever willing to guide and assist us.


Teng Yu Heng

Foundation in Science, Year 2016, CGPA 3.98

Pursuing BSc. (Hons) Analytical Chemistry at TAR UC

TAR UC’s Foundation in Science is an academically rigorous programme with a very comprehensive syllabus. I have really learned a lot from the foundation programme. CPUS lecturers are simply awesome as their lessons are very clear and they never hesitate to assist us.


Winson Soo Weng Shern

Cambridge A Level 4 ‘A*’s (Nov 2015 session)

Pursuing Biological Sciences at Nanyang Technological University

A-Level at CPUS of Tunku Abdul Rahman University College had prepared me well for my bachelor degree programme at NTU. The lecturers at TAR UC are very experienced, amiable, and helpful. My A-Level lecturers had motivated me to develop a positive mindset towards my studies and had helped me to discover my passion. Besides, I enjoyed using the top-notch facilities in the laboratories and library. I would definitely recommend post-SPM students to pursue pre-university studies at TAR UC.

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