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Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR)

Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR)

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Institution Profile

Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR) was officially launched on 13 August 2002 as a not-for-profit private university providing affordable quality education. It is established under the UTAR Education Foundation and registered under the Malaysian Private Higher Educational Institutions Act 1996.

Guided by its vision to be a global university of educational excellence, UTAR is highly reputed as one of the fastest growing private higher education institutions in the country with phenomenal growth in all aspects of its development since its inception. With the first intake of only 411 students in its Petaling Jaya campus in 2002, the University’s enrolment has now reached more than 20,000 students with campuses located in Kampar, Perak and Bandar Sungai Long, Selangor.

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UTAR has graduated more than 80,000 students since its inaugural convocation in 2005 and has made impressive strides in establishing a strong reputation as a comprehensive University with dedication to achieving excellence in teaching and research.

Programme Outline

The University currently offers more than 130 academic programmes from Foundation Studies to Bachelor's, Postgraduate Diploma, Master’s, and PhD degrees in the fields of Accounting, Business and Economics, Actuarial Science, Mathematics and Process Management, Agriculture and Food Science, Arts, Social Sciences and Education, Chinese Studies, Creative Industries and Design, Engineering, Technology and Built Environment, Information and Communication Technology, Life and Physical Sciences, and Medicine and Health Sciences.

Academic resources and facilities

There are more than 3,000 computers installed in practical, project and research laboratories on Windows, UNIX and Apple OS platform. Over 120+ types of software available range from standard office applications to course-specific applications. 

Wireless internet available in 2 campuses. Web-based Learning Environment (WBLE)

allowing students to access lecture notes, tutorial and assignment questions, course materials, and a discussion platform among students and faculty members.

To date, the Main Library and Mary Kuok Library provides more than 308,800 of books and 6.3 million volume of eBook, e-Journals and online database (including theses and dissertations). Library patrons are able to access these online resources 24/7 from campus as well as off-campus.

There are more than 120 Laboratories and Workshops cater for Architectural, Art, Audio, Biochemistry, Engineering (all sorts including Industry Sponsor Laboratories), Construction Management, Design Room, Early Childhood, Bioscience, iMac, Internet/Online Radio, Journalism, PC, Photography, Simulation Ward, TCM Centre and other areas.

Student (local and International) support services

  1. Orientation: For new students commencing studies at UTAR, the campus experience starts with our orientation programme which aims to facilitate a smooth transition into university life.
  2. Peer Mentoring Programme: Our ‘peer-to-peer’ programme offers a connecting bridge between seniors and university freshmen. 
  3. Accommodation: Students can find decent accommodations within walking distance of UTAR Kampar and Sungai Long campuses. 
  4. Cafeteria: The cafeterias in our campuses offer a variety of affordable food options in a comfortable setting. Students also have access to nearby food stalls, restaurants, and amenities within walking distance from campuses. 
  5. Bus Service: UTAR provides regular bus services that provide convenient transportation between campuses, KTM train stations, MRT stations, bus stops and housing areas. This is in addition to the public bus transports available within the vicinity of the campuses. 
  6. University Bookstore: There are bookstores in UTAR Kampar Campus and Sungai Long Campus where academic books, stationery supplies, photocopying, book-binding, postal and other services are available.
  7. Places of Worship: Surau or Muslim prayer rooms are available in all our campuses.
  8. Medical and Healthcare Services: Medical and healthcare services are conveniently available near our campuses. The UTAR Hospital is located within the Kampar Campus compound and the Sungai Long Specialist Hospital Kajang is situated adjacent to the Sungai Long Campus. 
  9. Centre for Healthy Minds and Wellbeing: The Centre offer holistic support, including mindfulness and positive psychology, to enhance mental, emotional and physical wellbeing. The aim is to empower staff and students, build resilience and foster compassion. 
  10. Sports facilities: There are gymnasium at both campuses. In addition, there is a Sports Complex at the UTAR Kampar Campus with facilities for basketball, futsal, netball, tennis, volleyball and badminton. At the Sungai Long Campus, UTAR has partnered with nearby sports centres, allowing students and staff to access their facilities for free or at discounted rates. 
  11. Clubs and Societies: In addition to sports activities, UTAR offers students the opportunity to join over 80 student clubs and societies on campus, providing a wide range of interests and activities for students to engage in.

Student development activities for employability

  1. UTAR Explore the World Programme: The Programme offers UTAR students global networking opportunities, cultural experiences and foreign language learning through short-term student exchanges. Academic exchange and internship opportunities are available for undergraduate and postgraduate students. 
  2. UTAR Soft Skills Development Certificate (USSDC): The USSDC is a certification programmes offered by UTAR that aims to develop students with essential soft skills required in the 21st century. The certification prepares students to meet the challenges and demands of the modern job market
  3. UTAR Community and Voluntary Engagement (CARE) Programme: The UTAR CARE programme promotes community engagement through voluntary activities, fostering social responsibility and empathy among students. It offers opportunities for students to participate in various community projects, making a positive impact on society and developing their character. 
  4. UTAR SDG Initiatives: UTAR SDG Initiatives extend beyond the provision of quality and affordable education. Over the years, UTAR has taken a leading role in spearheading sustainable initiatives that not only broaden the horizons of current students but also have a lasting impact on their lives and future generations. These initiatives aim to create a tangible and positive transformation in individuals and contribute towards a better world.
  5. Unovate Centre: The Unovate Centre aims to foster an entrepreneurial culture on campus. It also aspires to nurture and accelerate the successful development of young businesses or start-ups during their early years.

The student experience

  1. Student Exchange Programme: The academic exchange programme is open to students pursuing undergraduate or postgraduate programmes. Students may choose to join our partner institutions/universities in overseas for a semester or up to one academic year.
  2. Educational Tours: With both leisure and guided experiential learning combined, the educational tour packages cater to the public and international community demands for a more holistic approach that may come in the form of short trips, study abroad experiences, seminar vacations, skill enhancement holidays or educational cruises.
  3. Research Attachment and Mutual Credit Recognition Programmes: The Research Attachment allows students to conduct research activities related to their research project at UTAR’s MoU Partner University or research collaborator’s institution. The duration of attachment is usually around 3-6 months, depending on the research plan.

Recognition and accreditation

  1. Top 3 in Graduate Employability (among private universities in Malaysia) by Talentbank 2023
  2. #5 in Private Higher Education Category for the Most Preferred Graduate Employers to Work For 2023 by Talentbank Graduates' Choice of Employer
  3. #13 in Best Global Universities in Malaysia 2022-2023 in U.S. News Best Global
  4. #174 in the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) Asia University Rankings 2023
  5. #201-300 in Times Higher Education (THE) Impact Rankings 2022 Top 300

Scholarships and financial aid

UTAR offers a range of scholarships, financial aid and study grants to support students in pursuing their tertiary education. These initiatives aim to make education more accessible and affordable for deserving students. Scholarships are awarded based on academic excellence, sport/artistic talent and other criteria. Additionally, UTAR provides student loans to help students who may face financial challenges. Through these programmes, UTAR strives to empower students and enable them to achieve their educational goals. To date, UTAR has offered over RM187 million in scholarships and loans benefiting more than 18,000 deserving students.

Why study in our institution

  1. Embracing a holistic approach to education, with focus on personal character development and soft skills
  2. Cultivating independent and self-direct learners with a thirst for knowledge, research and innovation
  3. Academics who are dedicated and passionate, backed up cutting-edge facilities
  4. A vibrant campus life with diverse range of student club activities
  5. Developing global perspectives and communication abilities through international exchange programmes
  6. Collaborating with industries to provide experimental learning and career opportunities
  7. UTAR graduates are highly regarded, paving the way for diverse opportunities for further education and career
  8. Academic qualifications that are highly recognised and accredit by renowned professional bodies
  9. Realising educational dreams with affordable fees
  10. Variety of government and private financial aid available for application through UTAR 

Rankings & Awards

SETARA/D-SETARA/ MyQUEST/QS/THE/Others

Type & Ranking Details: Year:
Top 3 in Graduate Employability in Malaysia (among public & private universities) at the Talentbank National Graduate Employability Index 2023
#174 in the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) Asia University Rankings 2023
#302 in the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings: Employer Reputation 2023
#401-450 in the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings: Sustainability 2023
#801-1000 in the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings 2023
#1001-1200 in the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings 2023
#351-400 in the Times Higher Education (THE) Asia University Rankings 2022
#13 in U.S. News Best Global Universities Rankings: Best Global Universities in Malaysia 2022-2023
#716 in U.S. News Best Global Universities Rankings: Best Global Universities in Asia 2022-2023
91st World's Most Sustainable University in UI GreenMetric World University Rankings 2022
5-Star (Very Competitive) for the "Mature University" category under the Rating System for Malaysian Higher Education Institutions (SETARA) 2018-2019

Courses Offered

Click on a programme name for full details.

Pre-University/Foundation Studies
1.
Foundation in Arts
Fees (Local): RM11,100
Duration: 1 year
2.
Foundation in Science
Fees (Local): RM11,300
Duration: 1 year
Bachelor's Degree Level
3.
Bachelor of Accounting (Hons)
Fees (Local): RM52,800
Duration: 4 years
4.
Bachelor of Arts (Hons) Chinese Studies
Fees (Local): RM43,650 (Malaysian); RM46,100 (Part-time, Malaysian)
Duration: 3 years (Full-time) , 6 years (Part-time)
5.
Bachelor of Arts (Hons) Digital Animation
Fees (Local): 44,900/Course
Duration: 3 years
6.
Bachelor of Arts (Hons) English Education
Fees (Local): 42,850 / Course
Duration: 3 Years
7.
Bachelor of Arts (Hons) English Language
Fees (Local): 43,100 / Course
Duration: 3 Years
8.
Bachelor of Arts (Hons) Game Design
Fees (Local): 45,250/Course
Duration: 3 years
9.
Bachelor of Arts (Hons) Graphic Design and Multimedia
Fees (Local): 45,200/Course
Duration: 3 years
10.
Bachelor of Arts (Hons) Journalism in Chinese Media
Fees (Local): 45,200/Course
Duration: 3 years
11.
Bachelor of Biomedical Engineering with Honours
Fees (Local): RM55,500
Duration: 4 years
12.
Bachelor of Building and Property Management (Honours)
Fees (Local): RM46,550
Duration: 3 years
13.
Bachelor of Chemical Engineering with Honours
Fees (Local): RM55,500
Duration: 4 years
14.
Bachelor of Chinese Medicine (Honours)
Fees (Local): RM92,750
Duration: 5 years
15.
Bachelor of Chinese Medicine (Hons)
Fees (Local): RM92,800 (Malaysian); RM98,350 (Part-time, Malaysian)
Duration: 5 years (Full-time); 9 years (Part-time)
16.
Bachelor of Civil Engineering with Honours
Fees (Local): RM55,500
Duration: 4 years
17.
Bachelor of Communication (Hons) Advertising
Fees (Local): 45,250 / Course
Duration: 3 Years
18.
Bachelor of Communication (Hons) Broadcasting
Fees (Local): 45,450/Course
Duration: 3 years
19.
Bachelor of Communication (Hons) Journalism
Fees (Local): 44,900 / Course
Duration: 3 Years
20.
Bachelor of Communication (Hons) Public Relations
Fees (Local): 44,900 / Course
Duration: 3 Years
21.
Bachelor of Corporate Communication (Hons)
Fees (Local): 45,200/Course
Duration: 3 years
22.
Bachelor of Early Childhood Education (Hons)
Fees (Local): RM44,900 (Malaysian); RM47,350 (Part-time, Malaysian);
Duration: FT: 3 years, PT: 6 years
23.
Bachelor of Economics (Honours) Global Economics
Fees (Local): RM46,300
Duration: 3 years
24.
Bachelor of Electrical and Electronic Engineering with Honours
Fees (Local): RM55,400
Duration: 4 years
25.
Bachelor of Engineering (Hons) Environmental Engineering
Fees (Local): 55,150 / Course
Duration: 4 years
26.
Bachelor of Finance (Financial Technology) with Honours
Fees (Local): RM47,000
Duration: 3 years
27.
Bachelor of Information Technology (Honours) Communications and Networking
Fees (Local): RM46,000
Duration: 3 years
28.
Bachelor of International Business (Honours)
Fees (Local): RM46,650
Duration: 3 years
29.
Bachelor of Materials Engineering with Honours
Fees (Local): RM55,500
Duration: 4 years
30.
Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering with Honours
Fees (Local): RM55,500
Duration: 4 years
31.
Bachelor of Mechatronics Engineering with Honours
Fees (Local): RM55,400
Duration: 4 years
32.
Bachelor of Media and Creative Studies (Hons)
Fees (Local): 45,250/Course
Duration: 3 years
33.
Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS)
Fees (Local): 268,550/Course
Duration: 5 years
34.
Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (M.B.B.S.)
Fees (Local): RM269,150
Duration: 5 years
35.
Bachelor of Nursing (Hons)
Fees (Local): 69,950/Course
Duration: 4 years
36.
Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Hons)
Fees (Local): 69,850/Course
Duration: 4 years
37.
Bachelor of Science (Honours) Actuarial Science
Fees (Local): RM46,150
Duration: 3 years
38.
Bachelor of Science (Honours) Applied Mathematics with Computing
Fees (Local): RM46,150
Duration: 3 years
39.
Bachelor of Science (Honours) Architecture
Fees (Local): RM49,200
Duration: 3 years
40.
Bachelor of Science (Honours) Financial Mathematics
Fees (Local): RM46,150
Duration: 3 years
41.
Bachelor of Science (Honours) Quantity Surveying
Fees (Local): RM51,650
Duration: 4 years
42.
Bachelor of Science (Honours) Software Engineering
Fees (Local): RM45,750
Duration: 3 years
43.
Bachelor of Science (Hons) Biochemistry
Fees (Local): 48,700 / Course
Duration: 3 Years
44.
Bachelor of Science (Hons) Environmental, Occupational Safety and Health
Fees (Local): 52,800 / Course
Duration: 4 years
45.
Bachelor of Science (Hons) Food Science
Fees (Local): 48,700 / Course
Duration: 3 Years
46.
Bachelor of Science (Hons) Game Development
Fees (Local): 44,550/Course
Duration: 3 years
47.
Bachelor of Science (Hons) Physics
Fees (Local): 47,650/Course
Duration: 3 years
48.
Bachelor of Social Science (Hons) Guidance and Counselling
Fees (Local): 46,600 / Course
Duration: 4 years
49.
Bachelor of Social Science (Hons) Psychology
Fees (Local): 45,750 / Course
Duration: 3 Years
50.
Bachelor of Telecommunications Engineering with Honours
Fees (Local): 54,900/Course
Duration: 4 years
Masters Degree Level
51.
Master in Data Management and Analytics
Fees (Local): RM19,650 (Full Time) RM19,650 (Part Time)
Duration: Full Time: Min 2 years - Max 4 years Part Time: Min 3 years - Max 6 years
52.
Master of Architecture
Fees (Local): RM 27,850 (Full time)
Duration: Full Time: Min 2 year - Max 4 years
53.
Master of Arts (Chinese Studies)
Fees (Local): RM 8,000 (Full time) RM 9,350 (Part time)
Duration: Full Time: Normal 2 years - Max 4 years Part Time: Normal 3 years - Max 6 years
54.
Master of Arts (Communication)
Fees (Local): RM9,000 (Full Time) RM9,950 (Part Time)
Duration: Full Time: Normal 2years - Max 4years Part Time: Normal 3years - Max 6years
55.
Master of Business Administration
Fees (Local): RM21,950 (Full time) RM22,750 (Part time)
Duration: FT: 1 year ; PT: 2 years
56.
Master of Business Administration (Building Management)
Fees (Local): RM21,950 (Full time) RM22,750 (Part time)
Duration: FT: 1 year ; PT: 2 years
57.
Master of Business Administration (Corporate Governance)
Fees (Local): RM21,950 (Full time) RM22,750 (Part time)
Duration: FT: 1 year ; PT: 2 years
58.
Master of Business Administration (Corporate Management)
Fees (Local): RM21,950 (Full time) RM22,750 (Part time)
Duration: Full Time: Min 1 year - Max 4 years Part Time: Min 2 year - Max 6 years
59.
Master of Chinese Studies
Fees (Local): RM9,100 (Full time) RM9,100 (Part time)
Duration: Full Time: Min 1.5 years - Max 4 years Part Time: Min 2 years - Max 6 years
60.
Master of Communication
Fees (Local): RM12,200 (Full Time) RM12,200 (Part Time)
Duration: Full Time: Min 1.5years - Max 4years Part Time: Min 2years - Max 6years
61.
Master of Engineering (Civil)
Fees (Local): RM18,850 (Full time) RM19,650 (Part time)
Duration: Full Time: Min 1 year - Max 4 years Part Time: Min 2 year - Max 6 years
62.
Master of Engineering (Electrical)
Fees (Local): RM19,300 (Full time) RM20,100 (Part time)
Duration: Full Time: Min 1 year - Max 4 years Part Time: Min 2 year - Max 6 years
63.
Master of Engineering (Electronic Systems)
Fees (Local): RM 18,450 (Full Time) RM 19,250 (Part Time)
Duration: Full Time: Min 1 year - Max 4 years Part Time: Min 2 year - Max 6 years
64.
Master of Engineering (Mechanical)
Fees (Local): RM 18,450 (Full Time) RM 19,250 (Part Time)
Duration: Full Time: Min 1 year - Max 4 years Part Time: Min 2 year - Max 6 years
65.
Master of Engineering Science
Fees (Local): RM9,000 (Full Time) RM9,950 (Part Time)
Duration: Full Time: Min 2 years - Max 4 years Part Time: Min 3 years - Max 6 years
66.
Master of Environmental Technology
Fees (Local): RM 18,450 (Full Time) RM 19,250 (Part Time)
Duration: Full Time: Min 1 year - Max 4 years Part Time: Min 2 year - Max 6 years
67.
Master of Information Systems
Fees (Local): RM 18,450 (Full Time) RM 19,250 (Part Time)
Duration: Full Time: Min 1 years - Max 4 years Part Time: Min 2 years - Max 6 years
68.
Master of Mathematics
Fees (Local): RM19,250 (Full time) RM19,250 (Part time)
Duration: Full Time: Min 1.5 years - Max 4 years Part Time: Min 2 years - Max 6 years
69.
Master of Medical Science
Fees (Local): RM9,000 (Full Time) RM9,950 (Part Time)
Duration: Full Time: Min 2 years - Max 4 years Part Time: Min 3 years - Max 6 years
70.
Master of Medical Science (Chinese Medicine)
Fees (Local): RM9,000 (Full Time) RM9,950 (Part Time)
Duration: Full Time: Min 2 years - Max 4 years Part Time: Min 3 years - Max 6 years
71.
Master of Philosophy
Fees (Local): RM9,000 (Full Time) RM9,950 (Part Time)
Duration: Full Time: Min 2 years - Max 4 years Part Time: Min 3 years - Max 6 years
72.
Master of Philosophy (Social Science)
Fees (Local): RM9,000 (Full Time) RM9,950 (Part Time)
Duration: Full Time: Min 2 years - Max 4 years Part Time: Min 3 years - Max 6 years
73.
Master of Project Management
Fees (Local): RM 18,450 (Full Time) RM 19,250 (Part Time)
Duration: Full Time : Min 1 year - Max 4 years Part Time: Min 2 years - Max 6 years
74.
Master of Psychology (Industrial & Organisational Psychology)
Fees (Local): RM12,200 (Full Time) RM12,200 (Part Time)
Duration: Full Time: Min 1.5 years - Max 4 years Part Time: Min 2 years - Max 6 years
75.
Master of Real Estate Development
Fees (Local): RM21,950 (Full time) RM22,750 (Part time)
Duration: Full Time: Min 1 year - Max 4 years Part Time: Min 2 year - Max 6 years
76.
Master of Science
Fees (Local): RM9,000 (Full Time) RM9,950 (Part Time)
Duration: Full Time: Min 2 years - Max 4 years Part Time: Min 3 years - Max 6 years
77.
Master of Science (Computer Science)
Fees (Local): RM9,000 (Full Time) RM9,950 (Part Time)
Duration: Full Time: Min 2 years - Max 4 years Part Time: Min 3 years - Max 6 years
78.
Master of Strategic Communication
Fees (Local): RM 18,450 (Full Time) RM 19,250 (Part Time)
Duration: Full Time : Min 1 year - Max 4 years Part Time: Min 2 years - Max 6 years
79.
Master of Sustainable Construction Management
Fees (Local): RM 18,450 (Full Time) RM 19,250 (Part Time)
Duration: Full Time: Min 1 year - Max 4 years Part Time: Min 2 year - Max 6 years
Postgraduate Diploma
80.
Postgraduate Diploma in Data Management and Analytics
Fees (Local): RM14,550 (Full Time) RM15,350 (Part Time)/Course
Duration: Full Time: Min 1 year - Max 4 years Part Time: Min 2 years - Max 6 years
Doctoral Degree (Ph.D) Level
81.
Doctor of Philosophy
Fees (Local): RM12,350 (Full Time) RM13,250 (Part Time)
Duration: Full Time: Min 3 years - Max 6 years Part Time: Min 4 years - Max 8 years
82.
Doctor of Philosophy (Chinese Medicine)
Fees (Local): RM12,350 (Full Time) RM13,250 (Part Time)
Duration: Full Time: Normal 3 years - Max 6 years Part Time: Normal 4 years - Max 8 years
83.
Doctor of Philosophy (Chinese Studies)
Fees (Local): RM12,700 (Full time) RM13,650 (Part time)
Duration: Full Time : Min 3 years - Max 6 years Part Time: Min 4 years - Max 8 years
84.
Doctor of Philosophy (Computer Science)
Fees (Local): RM12,350 (Full Time) RM13,250 (Part Time)
Duration: Full Time: Min 3 years - Max 6 years Part Time: Min 4 years - Max 8 years
85.
Doctor of Philosophy (Creative Arts)
Fees (Local): RM11,050 (Full Time) RM11,950 (Part Time)
Duration: Full Time: Min 3 years - Max 6 years Part Time: Min 4 years - Max 8 years
86.
Doctor of Philosophy (Economics)
Fees (Local): 12,307 - 13,216/Course
Duration: FT: 3 - 6 Yrs ; PT: 4 - 8 Yrs
87.
Doctor of Philosophy (Engineering)
Fees (Local): RM12,350 (Full Time) RM13,250 (Part Time)
Duration: Full Time: Min 3 years - Max 6 years Part Time: Min 4 years - Max 8 years
88.
Doctor of Philosophy (Medical Science)
Fees (Local): RM12,350 (Full Time) RM13,250 (Part Time)
Duration: Full Time: Normal 3 years - Max 6 years Part Time: Normal 4 years - Max 8 years
89.
Doctor of Philosophy (Science)
Fees (Local): RM12,350 (Full Time) RM13,250 (Part Time)
Duration: Full Time: Min 3 years - Max 6 years Part Time: Min 4 years - Max 8 years
90.
Doctor of Philosophy (Social Science)
Fees (Local): RM11,050 (Full Time) RM11,950 (Part Time)
Duration: Full Time: Min 3 years - Max 6 years Part Time: Min 4 years - Max 8 years

Active Scholarships

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  • UTAR Top Achiever Scholarships

    Deadline: Ongoing
    UTAR offers bond-free scholarships of up to 100% tuition fees to help bright students to pursue their tertiary education. Upon successful admission to UTAR, scholarships will be given automatically to the eligible students. At the same time, student...
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  • UTAR - Mr. Ng Chin Kiat S.M.J Scholarship

    Deadline: Ongoing
    Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR) is offering the Mr. Ng Chin Kiat S.M.J Scholarship for MBBS programme.
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Key Personnel

Ir. Professor Dato' Dr. Ewe Hong Tat

President, Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR)

Ir. Professor Dato’ Ewe Hong Tat obtained his Bachelor of Engineering (1st Class Hons) degree in Electrical Engineering from University of Malaya, Malaysia, Masters of Science degree in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from M.I.T., USA and PhD degree from Multimedia University, Malaysia in 1992, 1994 and 1999 respectively.

He had worked before in Motorola Penang, Intel Penang, MIT’s Research Laboratory for Electronics, University of Malaya and Multimedia University (MMU) where his last position held in MMU was Vice President (Academic). He is currently the President/CEO of Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR) and also a Senior Professor of Lee Kong Chian Faculty of Engineering and Science of UTAR. He was also the recipient of a number of awards including The Young Scientist Award of URSI (International Union of Radio Science) in 1996, The Outstanding Young Malaysian Award 2005 for Academic Leadership and Accomplishment, and The Toray Science and Technology Award by Malaysian Toray Science Foundation in 2011. He is currently an Educational Counsellor and Regional Chair (Malaysia) of MIT Educational Council, President and Fellow of ASEAN Academy of Engineering and Technology (AAET), Fellow of Academy of Sciences Malaysia (ASM), former Council Member of Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA) from 2013-2018, Advisory Judge of Asia Pacific ICT Alliance Awards.

In publication, he has published in books, international journals and conferences and newspaper column articles. His research interest includes microwave remote sensing, satellite image processing, wireless sensor network and intelligent computing. He is also active in consultancy and technopreneur development works and was a consultant/advisor for several listed and start-up companies in Malaysia.

Student Testimonials

Armand Ross Ocampo Soriano, Philippines

Bachelor of Biomedical Engineering with Honours

UTAR has truly been one of the most fun and challenging experience of my life. I learned many valuable lessons during my journey and it prepared me better for the real world.


Zoya Shahab, Pakistan

Bachelor of Media and Creative Studies (Honours)

UTAR helps me to improve my resilience and communication skills. My programme of study, which includes creative and business communication as well as content development, allow me to put my interests into practice and shape who I am.


Liew Hao Yuan, Malaysia

Bachelor of Science (Honours) Dietetics

If you're looking for a university with a vibrant student life, UTAR should be at the top of your list! Aside from excellent academic standards, the best part of university life is hanging out with people who share similar goals and interests. There are numerous options for going on a road trip with your friends at UTAR. Don't miss the UTAR Agriculture Park, one of the most Instagrammable spots at UTAR!


Choong Hui Ying, Malaysia

Bachelor of Communication (Honours) Advertising

I have no regrets about pursuing my studies at UTAR. The University hosts a variety of events and groups that allow us to broaden our knowledge and experience beyond our academic studies while also meeting new people from various backgrounds. Thank you so much, UTAR!


Tan Jing Jie, Malaysia

Bachelor of Computer Science (Honours)

UTAR is an excellent university for all students. UTAR provides a broad variety of programmes, affordable tuition fees, and a multitude of scholarships, loans, and other forms of financial aid. UTAR, my choice!


Wong Jia Yan, Malaysia

Bachelor of Nursing (Honours)

If you're looking for an affordable education with a high standard of quality, UTAR is without a doubt your best option! UTAR believes that a good education should include both academic and emotional development.


Ye Weixiu, Sri Lanka

Bachelor of Finance (Honours)

UTAR provides students with a high-quality education. We learned a lot during our studies and that knowledge will be very useful in the future.


Dai Siqi, China

Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Graphic Design and Multimedia

I enjoy my university life here. I am grateful to UTAR for constantly encouraging and developing my confidence and ability to excel under the guidance of professional educators and in a great learning environment.


Ms Irene Scarlet, Indonesia

Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) Environmental Engineering

Irene Scarlet from Indonesia, is currently pursuing a UTAR Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) Environmental Engineering at UTAR Kampar Campus. She will tell you why you should choose UTAR as your best choice!


Ms Septriyan Orpina, Indonesia

Master of Psychology (Industrial and Organisational Psychology)

We are glad to have UTAR alumni, Ms Septriyan Orpina from Indonesia, who graduated with a Master of Psychology (Industrial and Organisational Psychology), to share her memories during her study in UTAR.


Mr Gong Xu Jun, China

Bachelor of Science (Honours) Construction Management

Gong, Xujun from Shandong, China, is currently studying in UTAR Bachelor of Science (Honours) Construction Management at UTAR Kampar Campus.  He'd like to share his life experiences as an international student from China to Malaysia with us.  

Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR) Videos

Welcome to UTAR: A Message to Future Students

UTAR Campuses (Kampar & Sg. Long)

The Colours of Kampar, Perak

Kampar is a small town located in Perak state, Malaysia. It was founded in 1887 with the discovery of rich tin ore in this town. It was once down after the collapse of the tin industry in early 1980s.

Today, Kampar has turn into a bustling town again when Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR) set up its campus here in 2007. It has given a new life to Kampar as an education hub. Kampar is now divided into new and old towns


Contact Details

Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR)

Address:
UTAR Sungai Long Campus
Jalan Sungai Long, Bandar Sungai Long, Cheras
43000 Kajang
Selangor
Malaysia

Type: Private University & University College

Hotlines:

Foundation and Undergraduate Student Enquiry:

018-911 2100
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