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Institution Profile

Universiti Kuala Lumpur (UniKL)


Established in 2002, Universiti Kuala Lumpur (UniKL) aims to contribute towards the development and advancement of Malaysiaís human capital in the engineering technology field through the concept of ĎOne Institute One Specializationí. Our contributions encompass not only tertiary education but also research and development for commercialisation purposes. All of our programmes are approved and accredited by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA).

Our vision is to become the premier entrepreneurial technical university in the country by 2020 through excellence in research, education, training, entrepreneurship, consultancy and community services. Our research activity is focused on developing new technologies and products to support our techno-entrepreneurship ventures with our researchers, graduates and industrial partners. The university partners with many other local and international universities and research institutions to bring closer research knowledge into successful application and commercialisation.

Based in the heart of Malaysiaís capital and commerce area, UniKL is one of the countryís leading technical university. It has eight branch campuses and three institutes spread throughout Malaysia in Kuala Lumpur, Selangor, Malacca, Perak, Kedah and the latest one in Johor.

The branch campuses and institutes are:

  • Malaysian Institute of Information Technology (MIIT)
  • Institute of Product Design and Manufacturing (IPROM)
  • Universiti Kuala Lumpur Institute of Medical Science and Technology (UniKL MESTECH)
  • Universiti Kuala Lumpur British Malaysian Institute (UniKL BMI)
  • Universiti Kuala Lumpur Malaysia France Insititute (UniKL MFI)
  • Universiti Kuala Lumpur Malaysian Institute of Aviation Technology (UniKL MIAT)
  • Universiti Kuala Lumpur Malaysian Spanish Institute (UniKL MSI)
  • Universiti Kuala Lumpur Malaysian Institute of Chemical and Bioengineering Technology (UniKL MICET)
  • Universiti Kuala Lumpur Malaysian Institute of Marine Engineering Technology (UniKL MIMET)
  • Universiti Kuala Lumpur Royal College of Medicine Perak (UniKL RCMP)
  • UniKL Malaysian Institute of Industrial Technology (UniKL MITEC)

The UniKL headquarters are located in Kuala Lumpur city. The Universiti Kuala Lumpur City Centre houses the chancellery, chairman and presidentís office, various centres and the departments of administration, finance, marketing, legal, student affairs, corporate affairs and corporate communications. Two of its institutes, i.e. Malaysian Institute of Information Technology (MIIT) and Institute of Product Design and Manufacturing (IPROM) are also located here. This unique 31-storey building with 228,534 sq ft of working space is the tallest university building in Malaysia and the ASEAN countries.

Universiti Kuala Lumpur City Campus
1016 Jalan Sultan Ismail, 50250 Kuala Lumpur
Tel: 03 - 2175 4000
Fax: 03 - 2175 4441

UniKL has also established seven centres in order to streamline its activities. Each and every centre has its own unique roles and responsibilities in contributing towards the universityís vision and mission. Our centres are:

  • Technopreneurs Development and Innovation Division (TDID)
  • Technology Incubator Centre (TIC)
  • Centre for Research and Postgraduate Studies (CRPGS)
  • Centre for Foundation Studies (CFS)
  • Centre for Teaching and Learning (CTL)
  • Centre for Quality Assurance (CQA)
  • Library and Resource Centre


UniKLís graduate programmes offer the ideal balance of state-ofthe-art classrooms, computer technology, relevant and innovative curriculum, and opportunities for practical application. Our programmes have been designed to respond to the needs of the industry for qualified personnel in engineering technology or the science discipline.

The theoretical and practical nature of our graduate programmes enables you to apply the advanced concepts learned directly at the workplace. Our graduate programmes are specialised and designed to meet the career needs of students by offering relevant, up-to-date skills.


At UniKL, research and development is managed by The Centre for Research and Postgraduate Studies (CRPGS). CRPGS was established in 2003 to facilitate research activities which include exploration for research funds, research awareness training and development of research policy. Our university has a unique profile of international research in several top rated areas.

The main goal of the programmes is to train graduates to be global enterprising researchers who are knowledgeable, skilled and enterprise-oriented. The masterís and PhD programmes are based on full or part-time research study and will cover a wide range of technology specialising in engineering technology.

The registration, student records, examinations, fees, etc. of postgraduate students are managed by the CRPGS. Students undertaking a masterís / PhD (by research) are required to register and complete two compulsory university modules, i.e. Research Methodology and Entrepreneurship and Innovation. Concurrently, the students have to work closely with their respective supervisors to produce a relevant research topic. Within 6 months the proposal will be examined by an appointed examination panel to validate if the contents meet the standards of the pursued level of study. The additional purpose of the examination is to ensure the research topics are in line with the universityís research focus area and contain potential commercial outcomes.

About Postgraduate Programmes

There are 8 postgraduate programmes at UniKL (4 PhD and 4 masterís programmes). The programme details are as follows:

NoProgramme / CourseAreas of specialisationMode of StudyDuration
Full time*Part time
1 PhD in Engineering Technology Electrical/ElectronicsBy Research3 to 7 years4 to 9 years
2 PhD in Engineering TechnologyManufacturing By Research3 to 7 years4 to 9 years
3 PhD in Engineering TechnologyIT (Computer Technology and Networking / Multimedia Technology)By Research3 to 7 years4 to 9 years
4 PhD in Engineering TechnologyChemical Engineering By Research3 to 7 years4 to 9 years
5 Master of Engineering Technology (M.Eng Tech)Electrical/Electronics By Research 1.5 to 3 years3 to 5 years
6 Master of Engineering Technology (M.Eng Tech)Manufacturing By Research1.5 to 3 years 3 to 5 years
7 Master of Engineering Technology (M.Eng Tech)Chemical Engineering By Research1.5 to 3 years3 to 5 years
8 Master of Information Technology (M.IT) Computer Technology and Networking / Multimedia Technology By Research 1.5 to 3 years3 to 5 years

Note: *Part-time study is available for local students only. International students are eligible for full-time studies only.

Entry requirements

  • PhD in Eng Tech: Master by research or dissertation in a related field
  • M. Eng Tech : Bachelorís degree with CGPA of at least 2.50 in a related field
  • M. IT: Bachelorís degree with CGPA of at least 2.50 in a related field

How to apply
Submit form PG 001 & PG 002 (1&2) which can be downloaded from

Completed forms must be submitted to:
Centre for Research & Postgraduate Studies
Level 26, Universiti Kuala Lumpur
1016 Jalan Sultan Ismail
50250 Kuala Lumpur

Research Funds and Grants

The Centre for Research & Postgraduate Studies (CRGPS) works to maximise the performance of UniKL in research, entrepreneurship and knowledge transfer. To achieve this, UniKLís contribution is by delivering high quality, professional support with specific funds. The funds available are:

Graduate Assistant Scheme
In line with the universityís aspiration to achieve success in research, UniKL has taken a proactive move to offer a special scheme known as GA. This scheme is offered to UniKL postgraduate students who have established a strong foundation academically as well as in research.


UniKL campuses are equipped with the latest technology and worldclass facilities. Its infrastructure is supported by state-of the-art equipment, laboratories, workshops as well as IT and multimedia studios which are a testament to UniKLís commitment to excellence. Below are some of the outstanding facilities that we have.

  • Halls (Banquet / Bestari Hall)
  • Rooms (Lecture Theatre / Discussion / Training / Meeting Room)
    The lecture halls are fully air-conditioned with high class PA and Visual support system. The classes are held in a small group of not more than 20 students at a time. The lecture hall is able to accommodate about 250 students.
  • Hangar (Aviation)
    UniKL is the one and only university in Malaysia that has its own fullyequipped aviation hangar.
  • Dock Yard (Marine & Shipbuilding)
    UniKL has an outstanding dock yard fully equipped with the latest technology in marine and ship building.
  • Laboratory
    UniKL is equipped with the latest technology. Its infrastructure is supported by state-of-the-art equipment designed to provide an environment that replicates the real world. This is to ensure that our graduates are ready to face the fast-paced and ever-changing work environment upon graduation. Equipment include Pneumatic, Hydraulic, Metrology and Computer equipment.
  • Workshop
    The workshop is fully furnished with latest technology and equipped with high safety equipment. The ratio of machine to students is 1:2.
  • Library
    The library and Information Resource Centre at UniKL provide learning resources and services to support the universityís teaching and research programme. The services and facilities have been designed to integrate contemporary technology with traditional information resources. All functions are fully-automated using the Integrated Library Management Utilities, ILMU. Library users can access the Web Online Public Access Catalogue (OPAC) for bibliographic search and loan status information of library materials via the Internet. It is equipped with a growing range of printed, electronic and audiovisual reference materials to support the work and research by students and academic staff. The library recognises the importance of library and research skills and runs a number of information programmes and training sessions throughout the year to assist students in utilising the library services effectively. The library has a total collection of 51,004 (for all branch campuses) and 15,280 at the City Campus.

Address :
Universiti Kuala Lumpur (UniKL)
1016, Jalan Sultan Ismail
50250 Kuala Lumpur
Wilayah Persekutuan
Tel : 03-2175 4000
Fax : 03-2175 4001
Email : Click here to email
Website :
Contact Person :
Puan Adibah
(Senior Manager)

Institution Profile

Courses Available

For detailed listing of the courses available, click here.

  • Computer & Technology
  • Engineering & Technical Skill