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Institution Profile

Tunku Abdul Rahman University College (TARUC)

About Us

TAR UMT was established as Tunku Abdul Rahman College (TAR College) in 1969 and subsequently Tunku Abdul Rahman University College (TAR UC) in 2013. Its latest identity as TAR UMT is adopted following from the upgrade to university status in 2022. 

For over five decades, our Beyond Education philosophy aims to provide our students with a learning experience that is beyond academic knowledge and skills. TAR UMT Main Campus strategically located in the capital city of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Meanwhile, its branches in Penang, Perak, Johor, Pahang and Sabah are purpose-built complete with state-of-the-art infrastructure and facilities for learning and teaching. 

We offer programmes ranging from Foundation, diploma, undergraduate and postgraduate levels that are widely recognised by the academia and industries for their depth and breadth of scope and academic rigor. We offer more than 200 programmes covering a wide range of disciplines from accountancy, finance, business, economics to engineering, built environment, applied sciences, ICT as well as mass communication, creative arts, social science, and hospitality management. 

With an alumni body of close to 300,000, many of our graduates have made their mark in the world as industry captains, successful entrepreneurs, and national leaders. Today, TAR UMT has a student population of close to 29,000 including international students from more than 20 countries.

The University has been conferred numerous scholastic awards and recognitions such as Premier Digital Tech Institution status by the Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC) in 2017, 2019 and 2021 and SETARA 5-Star rating (University College category) for the year 2018/2019.

 

Academic Strength

TARUC Library

Our long history in higher education has allowed TAR UC to forge very close relationships with many professional bodies and industry leaders both locally and globally resulting in professionally driven programmes that are well recognised and accredited by many international and local professional bodies.

This benefits students in many ways, such as a smooth process in obtaining their professional certification, giving them an edge while they focus on building their future careers. Most notably, TAR UC has been granted the coveted ACCA Platinum Approved Learning Partner status and the only institution in the world to run the Internally Assessed ACCA Applied Knowledge and Applied Skills level examinations.

TAR UC is also accredited by many other reputable professional bodies such as CIMA (Chartered Institute of Management Accountants), CGI (Chartered Governance Institute, formerly known as ICSA), ICAEW (Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales), CPA Australia, FPAM (Financial Planning Association of Malaysia), FAA (Finance Accreditation Agency), MAICSA (The Malaysian Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators), CIM (The Chartered Institute of Marketing), CILTM (The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport), BQSM (Board of Quantity Surveyors Malaysia), BOVAEP (Board of Valuers, Appraisers, Estate Agents and Property Managers Malaysia), LAM (Lembaga Arkitek Malaysia), amongst many others. On top of that, we offer opportunities for an international learning experience and exposure via our Dual Award programme conducted with our overseas partner university, Coventry University, UK and International Management Institute, Switzerland, whereby students can graduate with two Bachelor’s degrees and enhance their employment opportunities. TAR UC also encourages an entrepreneurship mindset via its Centre for Business Incubation and Entrepreneurial Ventures ('CBIEV'), where students with an entrepreneurial inclination are given all the support they need to develop their entrepreneurial ideas!

TARUC Study in library

Our faculties are well equipped with all the latest state-of-the-art facilities and equipment, so that our students will be equipped with industry relevant knowledge that meets all the stringent requirements set by the industries upon graduation from their respective fields. Students are also placed in internships with prominent companies, which will expose them to real-world industry practices. TAR UC was also twice bestowed the Premier Digital Tech University status from Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC), which signifies that TAR UC is one of the top institutions that delivers first-class theoretical and practical training in digital technology.

 

Programme Outline

TAR UC offers about 200 programmes from Pre-U to Postgraduate levels including:

Pre-University Programmes

  • Foundation
  • Cambridge GCE A Level

Diploma and Bachelor Degree Programmes

  • Counselling
  • Hotel Management
  • Culinary Arts
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Psychology
  • Hospitality Management
  • Hospitality and Catering Management
  • Tourism Management
  • Event Management
  • English with Drama
  • English with Education
  • Electronic Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Telecommunication Engineering
  • Mechatronics Engineering
  • Data Science
  • Computer Science
  • Information Technology
  • Information Systems
  • Management Mathematics with Computing
  • Information Security
  • Software Engineering
  • Enterprise Information Systems
  • Software Systems Development
  • Internet Technology
  • Interactive Software Technology
  • Building
  • Architecture
  • Interior Architecture
  • Quantity Surveying
  • Construction Management and Economics
  • Real Estate Management
  • Science
  • Aquaculture
  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Bioscience with Chemistry
  • Applied Physics (Instrumentation)
  • Food Science
  • Sports and Exercise Science
  • Advertising
  • Journalism
  • Broadcast Communication
  • Media Studies
  • Communication and Media Studies
  • Public Relations
  • Multimedia Design
  • Communication Studies
  • Public Relations
  • Creative Multimedia
  • Graphic Design
  • Fashion Design
  • Business Economics
  • E-Marketing
  • Accounting
  • Commerce
  • Accounting and Finance
  • Corporate Administration
  • Business Administration
  • Economics
  • Marketing
  • Banking and Finance
  • Finance and Investment
  • Finance
  • International Business
  • International Business Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • Retail Management
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Logistics and Supply Chain Management

TARUC cyber centre

Postgraduate Programmes

  • Master of Arts (Psychology)
  • Master of Engineering Science
  • Master of Computer Science
  • Master of Information Technology
  • Master of Science in Mathematical Sciences
  • Master of Architecture
  • Master of Science in Built Environment
  • Master of Science
  • Master of Science (Life Science)
  • Master of Science (Food Science)
  • Master of Science in Sports Science
  • Master of Business Administration
  • Master of Investment Management
  • Master of Corporate Governance
  • Master of Accounting and Finance
  • Master of Arts in Communication
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Computer Science)
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Information Technology)
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Mathematical Sciences)
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Built Environment
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Life Science)
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Physical Science)
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Sports Science)
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Food Science)
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Business

 

The Student Experience

TARUC

TAR UC Kuala Lumpur Main Campus boasts a spacious campus measuring 186 acres with undulating lush greenery where students will be able to experience a real campus lifestyle. Students can also participate in a wide range of co-curricular activities available for them, such as sports, art of self-defence and cultural activities conducted by more than 100 clubs and societies. Besides that, we provide job placement services such as JOBSTARC, an online job placement portal which provides students and graduates the access to the potential employers for recruitment and internship opportunities. Career fairs are also conducted throughout the year, inviting potential employers from multinational companies and large corporations to recruit our students before they even graduate. In line with our direction to become an entrepreneurial university, we have set up the TARC Incubator, which aims to promote and intensify innovation and entrepreneurship among the students, staff, alumni and the public with the support of the entrepreneurship ecosystem in TARC Incubator.

 

Recognition and Accreditation

TARUC

TAR UC’s tradition of excellence is demonstrated clearly in the students’ achievements inter alia:-

  • Ashley Lim Siew Fern was announced as Global Champion in the EY Young Tax Professional of the Year 2020 & Champion EY Young Tax Professional of the Year 2020 Malaysia.
  • TAR UC student ranked 27th in the world for CIMA A-Star Programme, November 2019 examination.
  • The first Malaysian to be top in the world in ACCA Strategic Business Leader December 2019.
  • TAR UC student won ‘Best Across Three Cambridge International A Levels’ award (1st Place in Malaysia) and ‘Top in the World’ award for A Level Further Mathematics in the Outstanding Cambridge Learner Awards (Nov 2019 Exam Series).
  • Best Booth Display in the PAM Annual Architecture Student Works Exhibition (PAASWE) 2019.
  • Gold Award in The Queen's Commonwealth Essay Competition 2019.
  • TAR UC students won “Most Innovative Team” award at the ICAEW Malaysia Business Challenge 2019.
  • TAR UC Students won 1st Runner-up at the Deloitte SEA Tax Challenge 2019.
  • TAR UC students emerged as Champion Team in the Intervarsity Corporate Strategy Challenge 2019.
  • TAR UC students won the Champion in the Coding Track of the CIMB 3D Conquest 2019.
  • Beh Kai Xin won the Best Presenter award in the 15th IEEE Colloquium on Signal Processing and its Applications (CSPA 2019).
  • TAR UC students won the PAM Best Booth Display Award 2019.

TAR UC has garnered many institutional awards and recognition as shown below:

  • Recognised as ACCA Platinum Approved Learning Partner – Student Tuition programme. This also puts TAR UC in the world’s top 5% of ACCA tuition providers.
  • The only institution in the world to conduct the Internally Assessed ACCA Fundamentals (Skills Module) programme.
  • Recognised as CIMA’s Global Learning Premium Partner.
  • Selected amongst a few of the institutions in Malaysia as a Premier Digital Tech University by the Ministry of Higher Education and MDEC in 2017 and managed to retain the award in 2019.
  • Recognised as the first and only institution of higher learning in Malaysia to be granted the Graduate Gateway status under the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) programme structure.
  • The Government of Malaysia awarded MSC Malaysia Status for institutions of higher learning to TAR UC for having fulfilled the necessary set of criteria in meeting the objectives of the MSC Malaysia.
  • TAR UC won the Excellence in Education Improvement award under the category of Socially Responsible Company in Education Improvement at the Asia Pacific CSR Awards 2016 on 23 September 2016.
  • SETARA 5-Star Rating under the University Colleges category.
  • Recognised as an Affiliated University under the CFA Institute University Affiliation Program.

 

Scholarships and Financial Aid

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

  • Tunku Abdul Rahman University College Merit Scholarship
  • Bursary for State/National Players
  • TAR UC Sports Scholarship
  • The Star Education Fund Scholarship
  • Nanyang Tertiary Education Fund Scholarship
  • Sin Chew Daily Education Fund Scholarship
  • TAR UC – TAA Scholarship
  • TAR UC – TAA (Top Glove) Scholarship
  • TAR UC – JINBODHI Bursary

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

  • Bantuan Kewangan Pelajar OKU, Kementerian Pendidikan Malaysia
  • C Y Tan Foundation
  • OSK Foundation Scholarship
  • Kuok Foundation Study Grants
  • Kuok Foundation Undergraduate Awards
  • P. Ganendra Scholarship
  • Ann Joo Undergraduate Scholarship
  • Penang Future Foundation Scholarship
  • SSP 1975 Scholarship
  • Chan Kok Veng & Goh Joo Yi Scholarship
  • MDC Scholarship
  • Shimano Scholarship [Bachelor Degree Only]
  • Inta Bina Scholarship [RQS Year 2 Only]
  • Gadang Scholarship
  • Malaysia Rubber Export Promotion Council Scholarship Awards for Undergraduate Studies
  • Yayasan Tan Sri Lee Shin Cheng Scholarship
  • Daikin Malaysia Group Scholarship
  • Loh & Loh Corporation Berhad Scholarship Programme
  • CIMB Asean Scholarship
  • Lion-Parkson Foundation Scholarship

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

Click on a programme name for full details.

Pre-University/Foundation Studies
1.
Foundation in Arts
Fees (Local): 9,900
Duration: 1 year
2.
Foundation in Business
Fees (Local): 9,900
Duration: 1 year
3.
Foundation in Computing
Fees (Local): 10,200
Duration: 1 year
4.
Foundation in Science
Fees (Local): 10,200
Duration: 1 year
Diploma Level
5.
Diploma in Accounting
Fees (Local): 19,700
Duration: 2 years
6.
Diploma in Advertising
Fees (Local): 20,000
Duration: 2 years
7.
Diploma in Aquaculture
Fees (Local): 19,300
Duration: 2 years
8.
Diploma in Banking and Finance
Fees (Local): 18,900
Duration: 2 years
9.
Diploma in Broadcast Communication
Fees (Local): 19,700
Duration: 2 years
10.
Diploma in Building
Fees (Local): 19,800
Duration: 2 years
11.
Diploma in Business Administration
Fees (Local): 19,100
Duration: 2 years
12.
Diploma in Business Economics
Fees (Local): 19,100
Duration: 2 years
13.
Diploma in Communication and Media Studies
Fees (Local): 19,800
Duration: 2 years
14.
Diploma in Computer Science
Fees (Local): 19,300
Duration: 2 years
15.
Diploma in Computer Science (Data Science)
Fees (Local): 18,200
Duration: 2 Yrs
16.
Diploma in Counselling
Fees (Local): 19,300
Duration: 2 years
17.
Diploma in Culinary Arts
Fees (Local): 20,100
Duration: 2 years 4 months
18.
Diploma in E-Marketing
Fees (Local): 19,200
Duration: 2 years
19.
Diploma in Early Childhood Education
Fees (Local): Full-Time RM19,500, Part-Time RM 20,300
Duration: Full-Time: 2 years 2 months, Part-Time: 3 years 7 months
20.
Diploma in Early Childhood Special Education
Fees (Local): Full-Time: RM19,500 / Part-Time: RM20,300
Duration: Full-Time: 2 years 2 months / Part-Time: 4 years
21.
Diploma in Electronic Engineering
Fees (Local): 21,000
Duration: 2 years 6 months
22.
Diploma in Entrepreneurship
Fees (Local): 18,900
Duration: 2 years
23.
Diploma in Event Management
Fees (Local): 19,300
Duration: 2 years
24.
Diploma in Fashion Design
Fees (Local): 19,800
Duration: 2 years
25.
Diploma in Finance and Investment
Fees (Local): 19,100
Duration: 2 years
26.
Diploma in Food Science
Fees (Local): 20,000
Duration: 2 years
27.
Diploma in Graphic Design
Fees (Local): 20,200
Duration: 2 years
28.
Diploma in Hotel Management
Fees (Local): 19,300
Duration: 2 years
29.
Diploma in Human Resource Management
Fees (Local): 19,100
Duration: 2 years
30.
Diploma in Information Systems
Fees (Local): 17,800
Duration: 2 years
31.
Diploma in Information Technology
Fees (Local): 19,300
Duration: 2 years
32.
Diploma in International Business
Fees (Local): 18,900
Duration: 2 years
33.
Diploma in Journalism
Fees (Local): 20,000
Duration: 2 years
34.
Diploma in Logistics and Supply Chain Management
Fees (Local): 19,200
Duration: 2 years
35.
Diploma in Manufacturing Technology
Fees (Local): 20,300
Duration: 2 years 4 months
36.
Diploma in Marketing
Fees (Local): 19,200
Duration: 2 years
37.
Diploma in Mechanical Engineering
Fees (Local): 21,700
Duration: 2 years 6 months
38.
Diploma in Mechatronic Engineering
Fees (Local): 21,700
Duration: 2 years 6 months
39.
Diploma in Media Studies
Fees (Local): 19,700
Duration: 2 years
40.
Diploma in Multimedia Design
Fees (Local): 20,200
Duration: 2 years 4 months
41.
Diploma in Product Development Technology
Fees (Local): 20,500
Duration: 2 years 4 months
42.
Diploma in Public Relations
Fees (Local): 19,700
Duration: 2 years
43.
Diploma in Quantity Surveying
Fees (Local): 21,800
Duration: 2.5 years
44.
Diploma in Real Estate Management
Fees (Local): 21,800
Duration: 2 years 4 months
45.
Diploma in Science
Fees (Local): 20,000
Duration: 2 years
46.
Diploma in Software Engineering
Fees (Local): 19,100
Duration: 2 years
47.
Diploma in Sport and Exercise Science
Fees (Local): 19,500
Duration: 2 years
48.
Diploma in Tourism Management
Fees (Local): 19,300
Duration: 2 years
Bachelor's Degree Level
49.
Bachelor in Entrepreneurship (Honours)
Fees (Local): 37,200
Duration: 3 years
50.
Bachelor in Logistics and Supply Chain Management (Honours)
Fees (Local): 37,400
Duration: 3 years
51.
Bachelor in Marketing (Honours)
Fees (Local): 37,400
Duration: 3 years
52.
Bachelor of Accounting (Honours)
Fees (Local): 45,100
Duration: 4 years
53.
Bachelor of Arts (Honours) English Studies
Fees (Local): 36,300
Duration: 3 years
54.
Bachelor of Arts (Honours) English with Drama
Fees (Local): 36,900
Duration: 3 years
55.
Bachelor of Arts (Honours) English with Education
Fees (Local): 36,300
Duration: 3 years
56.
Bachelor of Banking and Finance (Honours)
Fees (Local): 37,000
Duration: 3 years
57.
Bachelor of Business (Honours) Accounting and Finance
Fees (Local): 38,400
Duration: 3 years
58.
Bachelor of Business (Honours) in Business Analytics
Fees (Local): 37,700
Duration: 3 years
59.
Bachelor of Business (Honours) in Human Resource Management
Fees (Local): 37,200
Duration: 3 years
60.
Bachelor of Business (Honours) in International Business
Fees (Local): 37,200
Duration: 3 years
61.
Bachelor of Business (Honours) in Logistics and Supply Chain Management
Fees (Local): 37,400
Duration: 3 Yrs
62.
Bachelor of Business (Honours) in Marketing
Fees (Local): 37,400
Duration: 3 Yrs
63.
Bachelor of Business (Honours) International Business Management
Fees (Local): 37,200
Duration: 3 years
64.
Bachelor of Business Administration (Honours)
Fees (Local): 37,200
Duration: 3 years
65.
Bachelor of Commerce (Honours)
Fees (Local): 38,700
Duration: 3 years
66.
Bachelor of Communication (Honours) in Advertising
Fees (Local): 37,800
Duration: 3 years
67.
Bachelor of Communication (Honours) in Broadcasting
Fees (Local): 37,500
Duration: 3 years
68.
Bachelor of Communication (Honours) in Journalism
Fees (Local): 37,500
Duration: 3 years
69.
Bachelor of Communication (Honours) in Media Studies
Fees (Local): 37,200
Duration: 3 years
70.
Bachelor of Communication Studies (Honours)
Fees (Local): 36,900
Duration: 3 years
71.
Bachelor of Computer Science (Honours) in Data Science
Fees (Local): 37,500
Duration: 3 years
72.
Bachelor of Computer Science (Honours) in Interactive Software Technology
Fees (Local): 38,400
Duration: 3 years
73.
Bachelor of Construction Management and Economics (Honours)
Fees (Local): 40,100
Duration: 3 years
74.
Bachelor of Corporate Administration (Honours)
Fees (Local): 37,800
Duration: 3 years
75.
Bachelor of Creative Multimedia (Honours)
Fees (Local): 38,900
Duration: 3 years
76.
Bachelor of Design (Honours) in Fashion Design
Fees (Local): 37,600
Duration: 3 years
77.
Bachelor of Design (Honours) in Graphic Design
Fees (Local): 38,400
Duration: 3 years
78.
Bachelor of Early Childhood Education (Honours)
Fees (Local): Full-Time: RM 36,300, Full-Time: RM 37,400
Duration: 3 years
79.
Bachelor of Economics (Honours)
Fees (Local): 36,900
Duration: 3 years
80.
Bachelor of Electrical and Electronics Engineering with Honours
Fees (Local): 41,000
Duration: 4 Yrs
81.
Bachelor of Electronics Engineering Technology with Honours
Fees (Local): 44,200
Duration: 4 years
82.
Bachelor of Finance (Honours)
Fees (Local): 36,700
Duration: 3 years
83.
Bachelor of Finance and Investment (Honours)
Fees (Local): 37,000
Duration: 3 years
84.
Bachelor of Gastropreneurship (Honours)
Fees (Local): 37,200
Duration: 3 years
85.
Bachelor of Hospitality and Catering Management (Honours)
Fees (Local): 37,500
Duration: 3 years
86.
Bachelor of Hospitality Management (Honours)
Fees (Local): 36,900
Duration: 3 years
87.
Bachelor of Information Systems (Honours) in Enterprise Information Systems
Fees (Local): 37,500
Duration: 3 years
88.
Bachelor of Information Technology (Honours) in Information Security
Fees (Local): 37,500
Duration: 3 years
89.
Bachelor of Information Technology (Honours) in Internet Technology
Fees (Local): 34,600
Duration: 3 Yrs
90.
Bachelor of Information Technology (Honours) in Software Systems Development
Fees (Local): 37,800
Duration: 3 years
91.
Bachelor of Interior Architecture (Honours)
Fees (Local): 41,300
Duration: 3.5 years
92.
Bachelor of Manufacturing & Industrial Technology with Honours
Fees (Local): 38,500
Duration: 3 years 6 months
93.
Bachelor of Materials and Manufacturing Technology with Honours
Fees (Local): 38,500
Duration: 3 years 6 months
94.
Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering with Honours
Fees (Local): 44,700
Duration: 4 years
95.
Bachelor of Mechatronics Engineering with Honours
Fees (Local): 41,000
Duration: 4 Yrs
96.
Bachelor of Public Relations (Honours)
Fees (Local): 36,600
Duration: 3 years
97.
Bachelor of Quantity Surveying (Honours)
Fees (Local): 43,400
Duration: 4 years
98.
Bachelor of Real Estate Management (Honours)
Fees (Local): 43,400
Duration: 3.5 years
99.
Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Analytical Chemistry
Fees (Local): 38,100
Duration: 3 years
100.
Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Applied Physics (Instrumentation)
Fees (Local): 37,200
Duration: 3 years
101.
Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Bioscience with Chemistry
Fees (Local): 38,100
Duration: 3 years
102.
Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Food Science
Fees (Local): 38,400
Duration: 3 years
103.
Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Management Mathematics with Computing
Fees (Local): 37,200
Duration: 3 years
104.
Bachelor of Science (Honours) Sports and Exercise Science
Fees (Local): 37,500
Duration: 3 years
105.
Bachelor of Science (Honours) Sports Coaching and Performance Analysis
Fees (Local): 37,500
Duration: 3 years
106.
Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Nutrition
Fees (Local): 43,400
Duration: 3 years 6 months
107.
Bachelor of Science in Architecture (Honours)
Fees (Local): 37,500
Duration: 3 years
108.
Bachelor of Social Science (Honours) in Psychology
Fees (Local): 39,600
Duration: 3 years
109.
Bachelor of Software Engineering (Honours)
Fees (Local): 37,800
Duration: 3 years
110.
Bachelor of Tourism Management (Honours)
Fees (Local): 36,300
Duration: 3 years
111.
Bachelor of Tourism Management (Honours) Event Management
Fees (Local): 36,600
Duration: 3 years

Active Scholarships

  • Scholarship / Fund / Loan
    Deadline
  • TAR UMT Merit Scholarship 2024

    Deadline: Ongoing
    The TAR UMT Merit Scholarship is awarded to outstanding Malaysian students in the form of tuition fee waiver of up to 100%. Candidates who meet the scholarship criteria will be automatically offered the Merit Scholarship (Terms & Conditions Apply...
    Ongoing
  • TAR UMT Merit Scholarship

    Deadline: Ongoing
    The TAR UMT Merit Scholarship is awarded to outstanding Malaysian students in the form of tuition fee waiver of up to 100%. Candidates who meet the scholarship criteria will be automatically offered the Merit Scholarship (Terms & Conditions Ap...
    Ongoing
  • TAR UC Scholarships & Financial Aid

    Deadline: Ongoing
    Financial Aid is intended to help needy students finance their studies in TAR UC. Financial aid consists of scholarships, grants and study loans.
    Ongoing

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Key Personnel

Prof Ir Dr Lee Sze Wei

President, Tunku Abdul Rahman University of Management and Technology (TARUMT), Main Campus

Born on 12 September 1970, Prof Ir Dr Lee Sze Wei’s journey as an educator began with stints at Multimedia University, Malaysia, and Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR) Malaysia.

In September 2018, Prof Ir Dr Lee was appointed as the President of the then Tunku Abdul Rahman University College (TAR UC), and subsequently celebrated the institution’s 50th anniversary together with the TAR UC community in 2019. 

In 2020, Prof Ir Dr Lee worked on the institution’s 10-year Roadmap which will be the direction for the institution from 2021 to 2030 to be a regional talent development hub by 2030. Two years later, he focused on upgrading TAR UC to a full-fledged University status, and in November 2022, the institution was officially upgraded to Tunku Abdul Rahman University of Management and Technology (TAR UMT).

Prof Ir Dr Lee has carried out numerous research projects in information and communication engineering. He has received funding of more than a million ringgit for research and has published more than 60 journal and conference papers. He has also collaborated actively with the industry on research and consultancy work. 

Prof Ir Dr Lee is a Professional Engineer registered with the Board of Engineers Malaysia and the Institution of Engineers Malaysia in which he served as a member of the Council and Executive Committee from 2012 to 2014. He is also a Fellow of the Academy of Sciences Malaysia.

Student Testimonials

Seto Hinako (Japan)

Bachelor of Hospitality Management

TAR UMT has various events which are conducted by students so that you can experience something beyond education. Most of the TAR UMT students are local Malaysians, which maybe the best environment for international student to improve their English skills and learn Malaysia culture. Also, TAR UMT’s campus is spacious with a lot of helpful teachers and friendly student, which I think’s it’s a suitable environment to study in.


Nguyen Quang Hien (James) (Vietnam)

Bachelor of Software Engineering

The first impression that I had on TAR UMT, is that the campus is big, expansive and a lot of facilities. Secondly, TAR UMT have a lot of diverse students, Chinese, India, Malay and international students. There is a lot of chance for me to meet new people and explore their cultural background. Also, lecturer and professor is always helpful on my studies, they are readily answer students’ questions.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.

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Contact Details

Tunku Abdul Rahman University of Management and Technology (TARUMT), Main Campus

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

Type: Private University & University College

Tel:

+603-4145 0123

Fax:

+603-4142 3166

Website:

http://www.tarc.edu.my

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Other Campuses

Tunku Abdul Rahman University of Management and Technology (TARUMT), Sabah Branch Campus

Address:
No 1, Jalan Alamesra
Alamesra,
88450 Kota Kinabalu
Sabah

Type: Private University & University College

Tel: 011-1082 5619
Fax: 6088-718 486
Website: http://www.tarc.edu.my

Tunku Abdul Rahman University of Management and Technology (TARUMT), 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

Tunku Abdul Rahman University of Management and Technology (TARUMT), 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

Tunku Abdul Rahman University of Management and Technology (TARUMT), Pahang Branch Campus

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

Type: Private University & University College

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

Tunku Abdul Rahman University of Management and Technology (TARUMT), 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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