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Universiti Tenaga Nasional (UNITEN)

Background

Universiti Tenaga Nasional (UNITEN) is a unique institution, providing both academic programmes and engineering technology skills training within the same campus. The university's programmes are focused on engineering, information technology, business management and related areas.

UNITEN is one of the first private universities in Malaysia and is wholly-owned by public-listed Tenaga Nasional Berhad (TNB), one of the largest utility companies in South-East Asia. UNITEN is moving rapidly towards establishing itself as the regional centre of educational excellence. The support and commitment it receives from its holding company, Tenaga Nasional Berhad (TNB), has enabled it to accelerate the infrastructure development of the campus.

UNITEN strives to provide quality education to prepare students for industry, commerce and academic positions. The comprehensive and innovative programme contents and teaching techniques are designed towards expanding the frontiers of learning. Students will be challenged to develop into multi-skilled professionals possessing mental, intellectual and emotional fortitude to succeed in life.

All academic programmes are formulated to meet the academic requirements of the Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA) and approved by the Ministry of Higher Education (MOHE). In addition, engineering and accounting degree programmes are designed to satisfy the requirements of the relevant professional bodies internationally and locally.

The selection of lecturers and advisory staff is based on their qualifications, professional experience, teaching expertise and professionalism, passion for their respective subjects and their commitment to share their knowledge and experiences with the students.

UNITEN also develops its graduates to be well-rounded individuals with a broad world view, and able to adopt and lead as catalysts for universal well-being. Indeed, UNITEN has proudly earned itself a name as a regional centre of academic excellence. UNITEN not only prepares its graduates to become knowledgeable and competent professionals, but also helps develop them to become well-rounded individuals with a broad intellectual outlook.

Vision
To be a premier university in engineering, information technology and business.

Mission
We are committed to delivering a unique and enriching learning experience that fosters innovation and research.

What Makes Us Special ?

Studying at UNITEN has the following advantages :

  • High-quality and innovative programmes that are accredited by professional bodies locally and internationally
  • Qualified and experienced academic staff
  • Reasonable and affordable fees
  • Ultra-modern campus with excellent educational and recreational facilities
  • Comfortable and quality in campus accommodation
  • Convenient and strategic location
  • Conducive, safe and friendly environment
  • Direct entry to the preferred major from the very first year
  • Practical Training in Tenaga Nasional Berhad (TNB) Group of companies if possible
  • Scholarships / financial assistance from Yayasan Tenaga Nasional and other sponsoring bodies
  • Main campus is strategically located in the Klang Valley close to Kuala Lumpur, Petaling Jaya, Putrajaya, Cyberjaya and Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA)

Programme Outline

UNITEN offers foundation programmes right up to postgraduate degree courses through its five colleges, namely the College of Foundation and General Studies, College of Engineering, College of Information Technology, College of Business Management & Accounting and College of Graduates Studies.

All programmes are designed to satisfy the academic requirements of the Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA) whilst the engineering and accounting degree programmes are designed to satisfy the requirements for membership to the relevant professional bodies such as the Board of Engineers Malaysia, Institution of Engineers Malaysia, Institution of Mechanical Engineers UK, Institutions of Civil Engineers UK, Institution of Engineering and Technology UK, Malaysia Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Malaysia Institute of Accountants, Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales, Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administration, Malaysia Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators and Certified Practising Accountants, Australia.

College of Foundation and General Studies (CFGS)
The College of Foundation and General Studies was launched on 1 April 2011. The CFGS consists of four distinct departments which are Department of Science, Mathematics & Technology, Department of Languages and Communication, Department of Social Sciences and Department of Business & Accounting.

The objective of the CFGS is to prepare the pathway for students into the various bachelors degree programmes offered in the university. Since June 2003, UNITEN has been accepting applicants with the Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) qualification or its equivalent, into a one-year Foundation programme. Students who complete the Foundation programme successfully will be able to pursue further studies in the appropriate Degree (Honours) programmes. The Foundation programmes provide a comprehensive and proper coverage of disciplines that equips students for entrance into UNITEN, and also other universities in Malaysia.

In addition, these foundation studies will also train students to be confident entrepreneurs and future leaders, and present them with lots of opportunities to experience a well-balanced and holistic education in our college. Come and join us, and we will help you succeed in finding your place in the university.

Foundation in Engineering

  • Electrical Power
  • Mechanical
  • Civil
  • Electrical and Electronics Foundation in Information Technology
  • Computer Science
  • Information Technology

Foundation in Business Management and Accountancy

  • Accountancy
  • Finance
  • Business Administration

College of Engineering
The college strives to provide a first rate educational experience and first class education to its undergraduate students preparing them for positions in the industry or a academia. Today, the college comprises four departments which are Electronics Engineering, Electrical Power Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Civil Engineering.

Bachelor's Degree Programmes

  • Bachelor of Electrical Power Engineering (Hons)
  • Bachelor of Electrical & Electronics Engineering (Hons)
  • Bachelor of Civil Engineering (Hons)
  • Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering (Hons

College of Information Technology
The College of Information Technology offers comprehensive programmes to prepare students for information technology and computer science programmes.

Bachelor's Degree Programmes

  • Computer Science
    - Bachelor of Computer Science (Systems & Networking) (Hons)
    - Bachelor of Computer Science (Software Engineering) (Hons)
  • Information Technology
    - Bachelor's of Information Technology (Information System) (Hons)
    - Bachelor's of Information Technology (Graphics & Multimedia) (Hons)

College of Business Management and Accounting
The College of Business Management and Accounting (COBA) strives to provide first class education to prepare students for positions in the industry. We are proud to say that the College of Business Management & Accounting is currently at the forefront as far as the world of business education is concerned. The high opinions of our peers confirm our conviction that the COBA undergraduates stand among the best in the nation.

Bachelor's Degree Programmes

  • Bachelor of Accounting (Hons)
  • Bachelor of Finance (Hons)
  • Bachelor of Business Administration (Hons) in Entrepreneur Development
  • Bachelor of Business Administration (Hons) in Marketing
  • Bachelor of Business Administration (Hons) in Human Resourse Management
  • Bachelor of International Busines

College of Graduate Studies
The college coordinates the graduate programmes offered by the College of Engineering, College of Information Technology and College of Business Management & Accounting. The postgraduate programmes offered are :

  • By Research
    - PhD in Engineering
    - PhD in Information and Communication
    - PhD in Industrial Science
    - PhD in Business Administration
    - Master of Electrical Engineering
    - Master of Civil Engineering
    - Master of Mechanical Engineering
    - Master of Information Technology
    - Master of Industrial Science
  • By Coursework and Project
    - Master of Business Administration
    - Master of Engineering Management
    - Master of Communications Systems Engineering
  • By Coursework and Research
    - Master of Electrical Engineering
    - Master of Mechanical Engineering
    - Master of Information Technolog

Student Intake

  • January
  • May
  • September

Academic Facilities & Resources

Facilities available on-campus include :

  • Air-conditioned lecture halls and classrooms
  • Seminar and conference rooms
  • Well-stocked and computerized library
  • Engineering technology skills training workshops
  • Engineering laboratories
  • Personal computer laboratories
  • Student centre
  • Auditorium
  • Accommodation
  • Dewan Sri Sarjana
  • Air-conditioned mosque in the campus
  • Mini stadium
  • Health and medical centre
  • Food courts, cafeteria and eateries

Student Support Services & Student Development Activities

The Student Affairs Centre (SAC) is set up to create and support an ideal and conducive environment to students' development. It looks after the welfare of Universiti Tenaga Nasional students by arranging on-campus housing, insurance, financial aid, career guidance and personal counseling. The centre also encourages students to participate in extracurricular activities by assisting them in running their respective societies and clubs. The SAC also handles all matters pertaining to sports and cultural activities as well as providing sports facilities for the usage of students and staff of UNITEN.

We aspire to create a friendly culture and environment between staff and students through programmes conducted by either the university or students.

Development & Counselling

Higher Learning Institution is a platform to develop human being in terms of knowledge and self skills. It is no doubt that academic is being given the top priority to students when they are in university. However, another aspect that a student should give attention to is the development of self skills. These skills will contribute to success.

Most companies in Malaysia look forward to employing competent candidates to work with them. Those who are cultivated with self skills usually have higher potential to be employed. Academic performance will not be solely looked for. The combination of both will be an asset to students when they are being evaluated for employment.

To prepare students for this, the Student Development Unit of UNITEN has taken the initiative to provide students with programmes which can assist them for that purpose.

SDU organises programmes that cover a wide range of topics such as motivation, leadership skills, time management, student organisational skills, study skills, self-confidence, etc.

To support students who are academically weak, SDU, in collaboration with colleges and other units, offer extra programmes in which lecturers will give extra hours to students to talk on study skills, share sessions etc. through programmes such as Campus Survival and Campus Revival.

SDU also encourages students to participate in clubs and societies where students can make friends, learn to organise programmes and become leaders. Their involvement in these kinds of programmes will indirectly teach them organisational skills, train them on time management and instill in them qualities of a leader.

Towards the end of their studies, the Career Development Unit will organise a programme called Bagpack to Briefcase. The programme offers some sessions on Interview Skills, Writing Resume Workshops, Personal Grooming Skills and many other skills to prepare students for working life. During Career Fair, students will be given a chance to shop for employment offers by invited companies. Students are welcome for a walk-in interview sessions during Career Fair.

  • Counselling Services
  • Personal Counselling
  • Educational Counselling
  • Career Counselling

Scholarships & Financial Aid

The loan and scholarships unit assists and facilitates on issues pertaining to the welfare and finances of students in obtaining loans or scholarships or other assistance so that students are able to continue their studies despite economic burden. The student loan and scholarships unit (Alumni, Careers, and Sponsorship Centre) is a liaison between students and sponsors or any other scholarship providing institutions. The unit also aids students in dealing with documents regarding loans / sponsorships or aid in ensuring the process in completing related dealings is carried out with more ease and completeness.

One of the government's most issued loans is the PTPTN loan, which allows Malaysian students from all walks of life to fund their education.

Recognition & Achievements

  • The Platinum Category of the CQE Century International Quality ERA Award 2011
  • The Brandlaureate 2010-2011. Best Brand in Tertiary Education - Engineering
  • The IQC International Quality Crown Award 2010, Gold Category
  • Malaysia Business Leadership Awards 2010 Education & Training : Private Sector
  • International Asia Pacific Quality Awards 2010 Best Performing Organization in the World in Education for the World Class Award (Highest) category.
  • MS1900:2005 Certification 2010
  • Quality Environment Certification 2010
  • Malaysian Business Leadership Award 2010 4th Business of the Year Award
  • The Brandlaureate 2008-2009 .Best Brand in Education - Engineering and ICT
  • Quality Management Excellence Award (QMEA) in Industry Excellence Awards 2009
  • Prime Minister's Award for Industry Excellence 2009
  • ISO9001:2008 Certification 2009
  • Corporate Leader of the Year 2009
  • 1st Place – Minister of Higher Education Web Competition 2009
  • Quality Management Excellence Award – Certificate of Excellence 2008
  • QE National Award – Open Category- Service Sector 2008

Address :
Universiti Tenaga Nasional (UNITEN)
KM 7, Jalan Kajang-Puchong
43009 Kajang
Selangor
Tel : 603-8928 7148
Fax : 603-8921 2113
Website : http://www.uniten.edu.my

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Branches / Campuses

Universiti Tenaga Nasional (UNITEN)
Muadzam Shah Campus
Wisma Sultan Ahmad Shah
26700 Bandar Muadzam Shah
Pahang
Tel : 609-455 2020
Fax : 609-455 2000
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Courses Available

Courses available. For details, click here.
Areas of Study:

  • General Programme (e.g. O-Level, Pre-U, A-Level, etc)
  • Science & Mathematics
  • Business Administration & Management
  • Computer & Technology
  • Engineering & Technical Skill

Student Testimonials

Abdul Hameed Hamid Mohamed Alghabshi, Oman
Intensive English Programme

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Key Personnel

Y. Bhg. Prof. Dato’ Ir. Dr. Mashkuri Yaacob
Vice-Chancellor

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