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Universiti Kuala Lumpur (UniKL)
Universiti Kuala Lumpur (UniKL)

Established in 2002, Universiti Kuala Lumpur aims to contribute towards the development and advancement of human capital in the engineering technology field through the concept of 'one institute, one specialization'. Our contributions encompass not only tertiary education but also research and development for commercialization purposes.

Our branch campuses and institutes which are located nationwide offer programmes in the following areas of specialization:
• Marine Engineering Technology
• Chemical Engineering Technology
• Electrical, Electronics & Telecommunication Technology
• Industrial Maintenance Technology
• Aircraft Maintenance Technology
• Design & Manufacturing and Engineering Business Management
• Information Technology, Multimedia Technology and Business Technology
• Medical and Allied Health Sciences

Academic Strengths
Based in the heart of Malaysia's capital and commerce area, Universiti Kuala Lumpur is one of the country's leading universities in engineering technology:
• offer excellent academic programmes ranging from undergraduate to postgraduate studies
• provide state-of-the-art technological facilities for hands-on application
• instill entrepreneurial skills and open opportunities for graduate to become world class technopreneurs
The nation expects more from a technical higher learning institution than mere academic excellence and marketable graduates, This is particularly true for us as we create independent graduates who seek an alternative pathway by exploring the technopreneurial world.
Programme Outline  
Currently Universiti Kuala Lumpur offers one Foundation programme, 37 Diploma programmes, 28 Degree programmes and 2 Postgraduate programmes at its seven branch campuses and two institutes located nationwide:

Centre of Preparatory Studies  
The Centre of Preparatory Studies offers a programme that is specially designed to prepare students for the first year of Bachelor programmes at Universiti Kuala Lumpur. The programme is:
• Foundation in Engineering Technology  

Centre For Research And Postgraduate Studies
The Centre for Research and Postgraduate Studies (CRPGS) was established in 2003 to facilitate research activities which include exploration for research funds, research awareness training and development of research policy e.g. Intellectual Properties. Programmes offered are:
• PhD in Engineering Technology (Manufacturing) (by research) - Full Time and Part Time
• Master of Engineering Technology (Electrical / Electronic) (by research) - Full Time and Part Time
Institute For Product Design And Manufacturing (IPROM)
The Institute for Product Design and Manufacturing (IPROM) was established in 2003. Graduates from these programmes will have acquired a good understanding of the aesthetic, analytical and manufacturing skills necessary to effectively develop new products. IPROM provides students with a good foundation to progress to a professional engineering status. By combining a sound manufacturing engineering base with a thorough design education, our graduates are trained to conceive and develop innovative designs and turn them into manufacturing reality and profitable products. IPROM also offers consultancy and undertakes research and development activities.
Programmes offered are:
• Bachelor of Engineering Technology (Hons.) in - Tool and Die
- Product Design
- Business Management
- Supply Chain Management
The facilities available are: • Metrology Lab / CMM • Computer Labs / Software • Thermodynamic Lab • Automation Lab

Universiti Kuala Lumpur British Malaysian Institute (UniKL BMI)  
Universiti Kuala Lumpur British Malaysian Institute (UniKL BMI) was established in 1998 as a result of a partnership between the Malaysian and British government. On the Malaysian side, MARA provides the infrastructure and manpower; whilst the British provides support and the expertise from companies such as BAE SYSTEMS, British Airways, Standard Chartered Bank (M) Sdn. Bhd,, Rolls Royce and other educational institutions in England. The combination of Malaysians' desire to learn and the sharing of British and vast knowledge has created a world class centre for engineering and technical education. Programmes offered are:
• Bachelor of Engineering Technology (Hons.) in
Mobile Communications
Data Communications

• Diploma of Engineering Technology in Electrical & Electronics
Medical Electronics

Facilities offered to students include:
• E-learning Centre
• Apple Computer Lab
• Computer Lab
• Classes that provide up to 20 students only
• Workshop ratio per student to machine is 2:1

Universiti Kuala Lumpur Royal College of Medicine, Perak (UniKL RCMP)  
Universiti Kuala Lumpur Royal College of Medicine, Perak offers high quality programmes in areas of Medicine and Allied Health Science. In ensuring that its courses are relevant to the health industry, UniKL RCMP works very closely with local hospitals in providing the opportunity for its graduates to experience practical training throughout their acquisition of knowledge and skills. Programmes offered are:
• Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS Universiti Kuala Lumpur)
• Diploma in Nursing,  Pharmacy, Radiography

Facilities offered to students include:
• Medical Library
• ICT Lab
• Pathology Museum
• Clinical Skills Lab, Pharmacy Lab, Multidisciplinary Lab and Research Lab

Universiti Kuala Lumpur Malaysia Institute of Chemical & Bioengineering Technology (UniKL MICET)
Universiti Kuala Lumpur Malaysian Institute of Chemical and Bioengineering Technology (UniKL MICET) is situated in Taboh Naning, Melaka. UniKL MICET is the pioneer institution of higher learning in providing chemical-based hands- on education in Malaysia. Our courses place value on the interaction between scientific and technological training and industrial experience. The contents of the-^ courses offered are regularly reviewed according to the needs of the industry. Programmes offered are:
• Bachelor in Biosystem Engineering Technology (Hons.)
• Bachelor of Chemical Engineering Technology (Hons.) in Bioprocess
- Process - Environmental - Food - Polymmer
• Diploma in Chemical Engineering Technology in - Bioprocess - Process - Environmental - Food - Polymer
Facilities offered to students include:
• Laboratories and Pilot Plant Workshops, Chemistry Labs, Common Engineering Labs, Chemistry Engineering Labs, Control Process Lab and Engineering Drawing Lab
• Specialization Labs include the Science Environment Lab, Waste Water Treatment Lab, Air Treatment Lab, Bioprocess Lab, Food Technology Lab, and Chemical Technology Lab
• Other facilities include Lab Discussion Rooms, Lecture Theatres, Multipurpose Hall and sports facilities for Volleyball, Tennis, Netball, Gymnasium, Mosque and Cafeteria

Universiti Kuala Lumpur Malaysia France Institute (UniKL MFI)  
Universiti Kuala Lumpur Malaysia France Institute (UniKL MFI) is a joint project between France and Malaysia. It is an advance technical training centre in the fields of engineering specializing in automation, electrical, mechanical, maintenance and computer networking that was incorporated in February 1995. The French partners are represented by JF Boccard and the Association de Formation Professionelle de Hndustrie Rhodanienne (AFPI) whilst MARA is the Malaysian partner, Programmes offered are from diploma to degree levels. Programmes offered are:
• Bachelor of Engineering Technology (Hons.) in
- Air Conditioning and. Industrial Refriigeration
- Industrial Automation and Robotics Mecchatronics
- Machine Tools Manufacturing
- Welding and Quality Inspection
• Diploma of Engineering Technology in
- Automated System and Maintenance
- Electrical Equipment and Installation<
- Machine Building and Maintenance
- Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Mettal Fabrication
- Welding
- Automotive Maintenance
Facilities offered to students include:
• Automation Lab, Robotic Lab, Electrical Lab, Hydraulic Lab, Computer Lab, Pneumatic Lab, Non Destructive Test Lab
• Automotive Workshop, Network Technology Workshop, Air- conditioning and Refrigeration Workshop, Welding and Metal Fabrication Workshop, Mechanical Workshop
• Metrology Room

Universiti Kuala Lumpur Spanish Malaysian Institute (UnlKL MSI)
Established in response to the rapidly increasing demand of the industry and incorporating the most advanced technology in Automotive Engineering, Universiti Kuala Lumpur Malaysian Spanish Institute (UniKL MS!) commenced its operation at a temporary campus in August 2002 and moved to its main campus which is built on a 39.27 acre piece of land in Kulim Hi Tech Park, Kedah in December 2003. A collaborative effort between the Malaysian and Spanish government, UniKL MSI offers automotive engineering programmes with a combination of theoretical training and practical application.  
• Diploma of Engineering Technology in
- Automated Regulation and Control
- Electromechanical Installation and Maiintenance
- Mechanical Design and Development
- Mould and Die Manufacturing
- Production Engineering
Facilities offered to students include:
• Hydraulic Lab, Pneumatic Lab, CNC / Maintenance & Assembly Workshop, Automation Lab, General Electronic Lab, Computer Lab, Electric Machine Lab, Basic Metrology Lab, Advance Metrology Lab, Material Lab, Electrotechnics Lab, CIM Lab
•Conventional Machine Tool Workshop, CNC / Machine Tool Workshop, CAD / CAE CNC Workshop, CAD / CAM CNC Workshop, Didactic CNC Lathe Workshop, Didactic CNC Milling Workshop and Audio Visual Room

Universiti Kuala Lumpur Malaysian Institute of Aviation Technology (UniKL MIAT)  
Universiti Kuala Lumpur Malaysian Institute of Aviation Technology is unique as it is the only campus in Malaysia to offer aircraft maintenance technology programmes. It was originally established in 1997 as part of MARA Vocational Training with Northrop-Rice U.S.A as the technology provider. The need for national aviation development programme is laid down in the government blueprint as promulgated by Tun Mahathir Mohamad, which has become our point of reference in our quest to be the Centre of Excellence for Aviation Training. The quality of the programme is monitored and audited by the Department of Civil Aviation Malaysia for its compliance to worldwide aviation standards and accepted by the industries. Programmes offered are:
• Bachelor of Aircraft Engineering Technology (Hons.) in Mechanical
• Diploma in Aircraft Maintenance Technology in - Avionics Maintenance Helicopter Maintenance - Aero plane Maintenance
• Diploma of Engineering Technology in - Composite Manufacturing - Avionics
Facilities offered to students include:
• Labs for design & manufacturing using CAD / CAM Software and the CATIA Design Lab.
• 32 workshops of various trades
• Tools Store
•The library has two sections - the Main Library with general publications and books, and the Technical Library which houses information specifically on aircraft maintenance operations and manuals
•A huge three-section hangar that houses aircrafts from Cessna 150 to a private jet of HS 125 and large aircrafts such as Boeing 727 and Boeing 737

Universiti Kuala Lumpur Malaysia Institute of Marine Engineering Technology (UniKL MIMET)  
Universiti Kuala Lumpur Malaysian Institute of Marine Engineering Technology (UniKL MIMET) is situated at Bandar Teknologi Maritim, Sitiawaa Perak. The main function of UniKL MIMET is to offer industry specific courses in ship design, ship construction and ship maintenance technology UniKL MIMET aims to produce highly-skilled workers for the maritime industry. Programmes offered are:
• Diploma of Engineering Technology in
- Ship Construction and Maintenance
- Ship Design
Facilities offered to students include:
• Marine Machineries Workshop
• Machining & Pipe Fitting Workshop
• Light Fabrication Workshop
• Heavy Fabrication Workshop
• Timber Boat Workshop • Fiber Glass Workshop • Labs for design & manufacturing using CAD / CAM Software and the CATIA Design Lab

Industrial and Academic Partners
• Ecole Generaliste d'lngeniuers de Marseille (EGIM)
• University Nice Sophia Antipolis (UNSA)
• Institut Aeronautique et Spatial (IAS)
• The University of Sheffield
• Moscow Aviation Institute (MAI)
• Saint-Petersburg State Marine University (SMTU)
• Sharaka Co.
• Queen's University Belfast
• Indiana University, Purdue
• Jordan University of Science and Technology (JUST)
• The Institute of Motor Industry, UK (IMI)
• Kiev Polytechnic Institute (KPI)
• TAFE New South Wales
• University of Bremen
• Motorola Multimedia Sdn. Bhd. (License Agreement)
• Pusat Tenaga Malaysia
• TPM Academy Sdn, Bhd.
• ICMicrosystems Sdn. Bhd.
• EPN Sdn. Bhd.
• Tactical Force Sdn. Bhd.
• PKA Consultancy & Services
• ReidGroup Management Consultants Sdn.Bhd.
• Soft Switch Sdn. Bhd.
• Sync R&D Sdn. Bhd.
• Idwal Systems Sdn. Bhd.
• KL International Flying Academy Sdn. Bhd. (KLIFA)

Student Support Service and Student Development Activities
Counselling & Career Guidance To cope with daily stress and challenges, students are always encouraged to meet up with counsellors to help them lessen their burden. Other than helping students with their personal and family problems, the counsellors will also assist the students in determining the right career path for them.
Accommodation The quality of the college environment especially the student accommodation area is an essential component in determining their academic success and enjoyment of student life. The Accommodation Office will provide the support the students need on issues concerning accommodation. The students are housed in hostels located close to their respective branch campuses / institutes.


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