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INTI International University & Colleges

31 May 2010 the Higher Education Ministry announced that INTI University College is upgrade to University status.

INTI University College is the first education institution in the country to be given approval by the Ministry of Higher Education Malaysia to run a degree programme in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM).

The Bachelor of Traditional Chinese Medicine (Hons) degree programme, which combines the western and eastern curriculum, provides students with a strong foundation in Traditional Chinese Medicine.

It combines the basic, classic and professional TCM approaches to healthcare taught by TCM practitioners from Malaysia and China.

It is a four-year programme comprising 151 credit hours, spanning 10 semesters of full-time study in Malaysia and two months of internship locally followed by a five-month internship in China at the Shanghai University of Chinese Medicine or Beijing University of Chinese Medicine.

The programme will be taught in English with some basic Mandarin.

The programme also feature 1,200 hours of clinical training for greater practical exposure and has forged a strategic alliance with the Negri Sembilan Chinese Maternity Hospital and Medical Centre for student practical training.

Currently, there are three Government hospitals and two private hospitals that have dedicated Traditional and Complementary Medicine (T&CM) wings and the Government has announced it will increase the number of Government hospitals with T&CM to six.

The programme is linked with established universities in China - Beijing University of Chinese Medicine and Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine; both recognized by Jabatan Perkhidmatan Awam (JPA) and the Ministry of Health for transfer options.

INTI International University College (INTI-UC) is a leading institution of higher learning in the country that continues to chart a course of distinction through its provision of a wide range of academic programmes. INTI-UC's offering of its very own degree programmes and its strategic alliances with world-class universities reflect its image as an institution of higher learning with fine faculties and facilities.

INTI-UC's campus in Putra Nilai, Negeri Sembilan covers an area of 82 acres. It is an ultra-modern landscaped campus equipped with state-of-the-art facilities. The campus is carefully planned to provide a learning and living environment in a sub-urban context offering a unique collegiate experience amidst cultural and international diversity. Associate Colleges are located in Selangor, Penang, Pahang, Sabah and Sarawak.

Academic Strengths

Now in its 21st year of active participation in the education industry, INTI-UC has gained international recognition for its quality educational programmes and uncompromising academic standards. INTI- UC received recognition from the Quality Assurance Agency (QAA), UK for its twinning programme with Coventry University and the University of Hertfordshire, UK.

Apart from successfully marketing its own range of high-value franchise programmes to other countries, INTI-UC continues to offer excellent franchising opportunities f^r prospective partners to start their Foundation and Degree Programmes in multiple disciplines with reputable universities in the US, UK, Australia, Canada and New Zealand.

Well Focused, Well Balanced spells out INTI- UC's provision of an ideal environment where students can focus on their studies and fulfill their wish for a well-rounded and well- balanced education. Many students come from across Malaysia and even from abroad to enjoy the many facilities that cater for the provision of holistic education.

The success of INTI-UC can be attributed to the concerted effort and support of the management and dedicated staff of the university college. Competent and dedicated lecturers play an enormous role in educating and guiding students to become high achievers not only academically but also in other aspects of life.

Programme Outline

As always, INTI-UC is committed to uncompromising teaching excellence. This

continues to benefit students in the fields of business, low, IT, engineering, applied science and social science, INTI-UC offers a wide range of programmes at Certificate, Diploma, Bachelor Degree and Master Degree levels.

INTI-UC's 8 new full degree programmes are the Bachelor of Business Administration (Hons), Bachelor of International Business (Hons), Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Business English, Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Network and Mobile Computing, Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Games Software Development, Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Internet and Multimedia Computing, Bachelor of Accountancy (Hons) and Bachelor of Biotechnology (Hons).

Students of INTI-UC's new degree programmes can select 4 out of 6 areas in soft skill training incorporated into the programmes to enhance proficiency. The areas are entrepreneurship, problem-solving skills, personal financial management, communication skills, learning skills, and critical thinking skills.

INTI-UC's offering of its own degree programmes also brings wider internship opportunities to its students. Internship enables students to understand the working environment in the private sector and it requires the student to perform tasks in the companies that they are assigned to, The employers are expected to guide the interns and at the end of the internship, assess the performance of the interns, This assessment is important because it will reveal the weakness and strengths of the interns. From there, they can then build on their strengths and overcome their weakness. INTI-UC degree programme students will spend 1 out of 7 semesters on internship.

In the 3+0 programmes, students can complete their studies on-campus at INTI, and still obtain overseas degrees. Additionally, they can select from an impressive list of prestigious universities and enroll in the British or Australian Degree Programmes, or in the American Degree Transfer Program before proceeding overseas to complete their degrees.

Strategic links with partner universities have resulted in several exchange programmes, enabling students and staff to expand their knowledge, experience and creativity. INTI encourages such exchanges, which provide unique opportunities for participants.

> INTI-UC Full Degree Programmes

• Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Business English

• Bachelor of Business Administration (Hons)

• Bachelor of International Business (Hons)

• Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Games Software Development

• Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Network and Mobile Computing

• Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Internet and Multimedia Computing

• Bachelor of Accountancy (Hons)

• Bachelor of Biotechnology (Hons)

> 3+0 Degree Programmes

• University of Bradford

- B. Eng (Hons) in Electrical & Electronic Engineering

• Coventry University, UK

- B.A. (Hons) in Business Information Technology

- B.A. (Hons) in Multimedia Computing

- BSc (Hons) in Computer Science

- BSc (Hons) in Network Computing

- BSc (Hons) in Software Engineering

• University of Hertfordshire, UK

- B.A. (Hons) in Accounting

- B.A. (Hons) in Business Administration

- B.A. (Hons) in Finance

- B.A. (Hons) in Marketing

> American Degree Transfer Program

• Applied Science/ Arts

> Australian/New Zealand Degree Transfer Programmes

• Commerce/ Science

> UK Degree Transfer Programmes

• Civil/ Electrical & Electronic/Manufacturing Systems/ Mechanical/ Law

> Pre-University Studies

• Cambridge A-Level

• South Australia Matriculation (SAM)

> Diploma Programmes

• Business Administration/ Information & Communication Technology/ Civil Engineering/ Quantity Surveying/ Electrical and Electronic Engineering/ Industrial Engineering/ Mechanical Engineering/ Mechatronics/ Pharmacy

> Foundation Programmes

• Business/ Information Technology

• Engineering/ Science

> INTI-University of Adelaide Twinning Programme

• Accounting/ Corporate Finance/ International Business/ Management/ Marketing

> Post-Graduate Programmes • Personal, Mobile & Satellite Communications, University of Bradford

• E-Commerce, Coventry University

• Management Information Systems, Coventry University

> Professional Programmes • Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)

• Certified Accounting Technician (CAT)

Academic Facilities & Resources

INTI-UC has been fitted with the latest technology. Students benefit from outstanding learning facilities along with first-rate teaching resources. The facilities provided include:

• Teaching Facilities

Video-conferencing facility; lecture theatres equipped with audio-visual & LCD facilities with seating capacity of more than 200 each; lecture halls with seating capacity of more than 100 each; and fully air-conditioned lecture rooms with seating capacity of 30-50 each,

• Engineering and Science Laboratories

33 well-equipped engineering workshops and laboratories; 6 science laboratories,

• Computing Facilities

16 computer laboratories equipped with LCD projectors and sophisticated application software; More than 40 servers to host e-mail; web applications and database applications; campus network of 1500 workstations connected to the Internet via a leased line of 8.0 Mbps. fiber-optic local area network that runs on Gigabit Ethernet technology; TMNet broadband facility; and wireless hotspots.

• 4-storey Learning Resource Centre

This Resource Centre with a multimedia learning environment features state-of- the-art facilities, a fully-computerized library with 50,000 types of books and 2 internet laboratories.

• Sports and Recreational

Multi-Purpose Hall; Sports Hall; Body and Mind Fitness Centre; Music Room; Student Activity Rooms; and over 60 clubs and societies to choose from.

• Accommodation

There are 16 residential halls and each provides 24-hour security, a pantry, a wash and dry area, a TV lounge, a reading/ study room, and hot and cold water dispensers, All rooms have 24-hour free Internet access, and come fully furnished with single beds, wardrobes, bookshelves, fans or air-conditioning,

Student Support Services and Student Development Activities

Students have benefited greatly from INTI-UC's emphasis on holistic education that focuses on academic achievements, leadership qualities and social responsibilities, through active participation in clubs and societies, community services and sports activities.

INTI-UC students through INTIMA (the student government body), organize numerous cultural and sporting events that enrich the social life on campus. Other student support services offered include the University Placement Office to assist students who are transferring abroad, the Student Affairs Office, Career & Counseling Centre and International Marketing Office to facilitate students' enquiries, admission and visa applications.

INTI-UC encourages an all-round educational experience, which is why INTI-UC provides extensive facilities for sports and leisure, such as a Multi-Purpose Hall, an Olympic-size swimming pool, squash courts, basketball courts, a soccer field, Student Activity rooms, a Music Room and facilities for table tennis, sepak takraw and volleyball.

Scholarships / Financial Aid

Since 1991, INTI International University College (INTI-UC) and INTI College Subang Jaya have awarded scholarships worth over RM 80 million to INTI students pursuing their degrees locally and abroad.

In 2007 alone, scholarships in the form of tuition-waivers worth over RM 2 million were awarded to 381 students.

The three main types of scholarships offered by INTI are the Achievement Scholarship, the Merit Scholarship and the Sports/ Special Talent Scholarship. Students transferring to overseas universities can also apply for scholarships awarded by INTI-UC's collaborative universities in the United Kingdom, United States, Canada, Australia and New Zealand.

Recognition and Achievements

• In 2006, INTI College Malaysia (ICM) received an invitation from the Ministry of Higher Education to establish a University College. In September 2006, ICM was upgraded to become INTI International University College.

• In 2005, INTI College received two awards by the Ministry of Higher Education for the highest number of accredited programmes and the highest enrolment of international students.

• In 2004, INTI College was honored with a National Creativity and Innovation Award from the Malaysia Design Technology Centre (MDTC) in recognition of its use of creativity and innovation to achieve a strong brand presence.

• In 2003, INTI College Malaysia bagged four awards from the Ministry of Education Malaysia for having the highest enrolments of local and foreign students, highest number of foreign campuses and overall excellence.

• In 2003, INTI College is the first institution of higher learning in the country to be awarded the Certificate of Appreciation for Achievement in Trade by the US Department of Commerce for its multinational cooperation via academic collaboration. INTI College features the largest American Degree Transfer Program in Malaysia with over 276 US partner universities.

• INTI College Malaysia, INTI College Subang Jaya and INTI College Sarawak have been granted MSC-status, in recognition of their internationally-accepted programmes that are industry-driven.

• INTI College Malaysia and INTI College Subang Jaya were awarded the MS ISO 9001:2000 Certification in the conduct and management of the Quality Management System by the Standard and Industrial Research Institute of Malaysia (SIRIM).

•INTI College is the first International Associate College of Coventry University and the University of Hertfordshire, in the United Kingdom.

•For sports achievement, INTI College Malaysia emerged as overall champion for three consecutive years in the Malaysian Association of Private Colleges and Universities (MAPCU) Tournament since 2002.

•In 2002, INTI won the Malaysia National Table Tennis League Championship

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