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Kuala Lumpur Metropolitan University College (KLMU)

Background of Institution

Kuala Lumpur Metropolitan University College (KLMU)Kuala Lumpur Metropolitan University College (KLMUC) is a progressive and innovative higher learning institution. Since its recognition as a university college in 2006 by the Malaysian Ministry of Education, KLMUC has been committed to delivering educational excellence while striving to provide accessible quality education to the general public.

KLMUC aims to produce marketable graduates with real world experience and 21st century skills. We seek to offer affordable quality tertiary education that is supported by a firm infrastructure of experienced lecturers. With over 50 courses ranging from diploma to degree level that are conducted by highly qualified academicians with relevant experience across each industry, students in KLMUC are trained with appropriate skills, knowledge and ability to succeed in their chosen field. To meet the needs of the industry, the character of the students are nurtured and skills molded with the aim of allowing them to perform upon their employment via hands-on and practical training, here in KLMUC.

Academic Strengths

The six faculties under KLMUC's Real World programmes emphasise education as a pathway to success. Our motto, Real World Practice, reflects the learning environment that emphasises intellectual achievement, practical experience and employability.

Kuala Lumpur Metropolitan University College (KLMU)Among the programmes offered are those from the Faculty of Hospitality and Tourism which engages a real world application coaching process. Classes are conducted within a simulated 5-star hotel environment that contributes to the student's overall learning experience. KLMUC is also equipped with real life facilities (such as fashion design labs, recording studios, graphic design labs and more) for students in the Faculty of Design & Built Environment and Faculty of Media Studies, providing on ground training that enhances the students' employability. Furthermore, the Faculty of Business & Management prepares students with the knowledge to compete in the real world of business as they learn to develop critical thinking skills, allowing them to make decisions innovatively when they enter this highly competitive working environment. The Faculty of Health Science on the other hand, trains students to provide support in the medical profession, as they learn various health care practices that are currently used in the medical industry.

All of KLMUC's academic programmes are approved by the Ministry of Education and are accredited by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA). By having frequent reviews and updates on these industry-driven curriculums, KLMUC is committed in delivering courses that are specifically designed to suit the latest industry needs. With the latest software applications as well as greater focus on experimental learning process, it is our aim to groom critical-thinking graduates as they learn to be more flexible and adaptive.

Programme Outline

KLMUC prides itself for its diverse range of academic programmes that covers six faculties:

Faculty of Business & Management
  • E-Business
  • E-Secretaryship**
  • Business Management**
  • Accounting**
  • Administrative Management
  • Accounting & Finance
  • Marketing
  • Business & Entrepreneurship Development
  • Human Resources Management**
  • Entrepreneurship
Faculty of Design & Built Environment
  • Multimedia**
  • Graphic Design**
  • Fashion Design
  • Product Design
  • Interior Design
Faculty of Media Studies
  • Broadcasting & Film
  • Journalism
  • Public Relations
Faculty of Hospitality & Tourism Management
  • Tourism Management
  • Culinary Arts
  • Hotel Management
  • Hotel & Restaurant Management
  • Hotel & Convention Management
  • Event Management
  • Pastry Arts
Faculty of Engineering & Information Technology
  • Information Technology**
  • Electronics Engineering
  • Telecommunication Technology
  • Network Technology
Faculty of Health Sciences
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Physiotherapy
** Evening/weekend classes also available

Academic Facilities & Resources

Students at KLMUC are nurtured within a multi-cultural environment, preparing them for a successful future. Some of the educational and sporting facilities that are available here in KLMUC are:

  • Lecture rooms
  • Mini auditorium
  • Conference room
  • Computer labs
  • Studios
  • Photography studio
  • Cyber zone
  • Library
  • Cafeteria
  • Gymnasium
  • Student activity room
  • Hospital simulation wards
  • Skills laboratory
  • Medical laboratory
  • Science laboratories
  • Hospitality training rooms
  • Physiotherapy laboratory
  • Occupational therapy laboratory
  • Practical rooms for hotel operations
  • Culinary arts facilities (Training and pastry kitchens)
  • Student operated cafĂ©
  • Interior design studio
  • Architecture studio
  • Product design workshop
  • Graphic design studio
  • Film & broadcasting studio

KLMUC's accommodation is located close to amenities such as shops, mosques, restaurants and clinics which are easily accessible via almost all modes of transportation. We provide students with low to high-end accommodation choices.

The hostels are guarded by security personnel on a 24-hour basis. The guards are stationed at the main entrance with regular patrolling intervals on the hostel grounds. Students can focus on their studies in a safe environment while being able to interact with their fellow house mates who are also students of KLMUC. Experience as such will assist in inculcating stronger team work as well as improving communication skills among students.

Student Support Services & Student Development Activities for Graduate Employability

Kuala Lumpur Metropolitan University College (KLMU)At KLMUC, we practise the spirit of creating real world practice to all of our students and hence employability is no doubt one of our top priorities in the aspect of student's welfare. From time to time, graduate and/or trainee programmes will be offered to suitable candidates from KLMUC as further working experience enhancement.

Here are some of the past programmes that were carried out in 2014:

  • F&B Management Trainee Programme by iFG Talent Scout
    • Eligible students were exposed to working in the retail management industry, specifically food service, hotel catering and culinary art related jobs.
    • Included access to well-known retail brands like Burger King, San Francisco Coffee, Manhattan's Fish Market, Tony Romas and Louisana Popeye's Kitchen.
  • Ekuinas Portfolio Company Graduate Trainee Programme
    • Intensive 12-month programme that allowed students to learn on ground in fields such as business, entrepreneurship, finance, communication, marketing, F&B and retail.

Outline of Scholarships / Financial Aid

Kuala Lumpur Metropolitan University College (KLMU)KLMUC has a dedicated department called the Bursary and Financial Aid Department which helps students in their applications and processing of study loans from various financial bodies. Students can request for details and forms from the department.

The following financial bodies that provide aid are (applicable to Malaysian students ONLY):

  1. Perbadanan Tabung Pendidikan Tinggi Nasional (PTPTN)
  2. MAJLIS AMANAH RAKYAT (MARA)
  3. Social Security Organisation (SOCSO)
  4. Kumpulan Wang Simpanan Pekerja (KWSP)
  5. Yayasan Wilayah Persekutuan

Recognition & Achievements

Under the new ownership and management of Ekuiti Nasional Berhad (Ekuinas), KLMUC is imbued with a new spirit in improving the quality of students' education. Extensive upgrading work is being carried at KLMUC's existing campus to enhance the learning environment for our students. To meet the increasing number of students, part of our faculties will be moving to a new city campus at Menara Tun Ismail Mohd Ali located along Jalan Raja Laut, Kuala Lumpur which is easily accessible via public transportation.

Address :
Kuala Lumpur Metropolitan University College (KLMU)
Ground Floor, Wisma Sachdev, 16-2, Jalan Raja Laun
50350 Kuala Lumpur
Wilayah Persekutuan
Tel : 03-2694 2300
Fax : 03-2691 0400
Email : Click here to email
Website : http://www.klmu.edu.my
Contact Person :
Y. Bhg Dato' Idrus Bin Mohd Satha
(President)

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