Established in 1986, UCSI University stands tall among many Malaysian private institutions of higher education in offering a wide spectrum of academic programmes, in subject areas ranging from medicine, pharmacy and nursing to music, multimedia and liberal arts.
UCSI University presently has three campuses spread out in three different states, equipped with state-of-the-art facilities designed to meet student needs. UCSI boasts a purpose-built campus situated on a 19-acre piece of land in Kuala Lumpur, designed to accommodate up to 15,000 students. The Campus houses seven different blocks including the Student Centre (Menara Gading), the Resource Centre, the academic blocks and residential halls.
Today, UCSI University confers its own university honours degrees in a range of disciplines. Upon completion of these degrees, UCSIU students may transfer to internationally recognised universities for postgraduate studies. In addition, UCSI University degrees also allow student transfers to other foreign universities for completion of their degrees.
- Scholarships available on a case-to-case basis
- Rolling admissions and no application fees
- Extremely popular MBBS programmes available
- 8 to 10 week internships available for specific programmes
Why study at UCSI University?
A mix of cultures-
UCSI University comprises both local and foreign students from more than 70 countries, of whom 47 per cent are international students. Student and staff exchanges, as well as visits from students and staff from other countries, have provided further opportunities for the UCSI University community, to experience different cultures.
UCSI University, through its International University Placement Centre, has entered into collaborative agreements with various foreign universities in Australia, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, the United States and Canada, -which recognise the University as a premier education institution that provides quality education of international standards.
Co-operative education training programme
Students at UCSI University also enjoy the unique benefits of its Co-Operative Education Training Programme (Co-Op) to enhance their employability. The Co-Op integrates classroom learning with workplace training at Co-Op employer organisations where students complete two months’ work experience for every year of study. Thus, upon graduation, these students would have had six to eight months’ work experience to prepare for full-time employment. With over 869 global corporate partners, UCSI University has the largest industrial placement programme in Malaysia.
Research and discovery-
The Centre of Excellence for Research, Value Innovation and Entrepreneurship (CERVIE) promotes its research initiatives and knowledge creation aggressively in a quest for educational excellence. It serves as a platform for UCSI University staff and students to undertake research and disseminate research findings at national and international levels.
Innovation and creativity-
As one of the most innovative and creative higher learning institutions, UCSI University has taken bold steps by offering some of the most unique and up-to-date programmes such as their MSc in Anti-Aging, Aesthetics & Regenerative Medicine (the first institution in the world to offer these three areas in one postgraduate degree), Petroleum Engineering, Industrial Metallurgy, and Oil & Gas Management.
In this way, UCSI University strives to provide students with a multitude of experiences – academic, intellectual, psychological, cultural, professional, personal and emotional – to enrich their time at the university.