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City University College of Science & Technology (CUCST)



City University College of Science and Technology (City-U) is located in the middle of a robust development of three cities, i.e. Kuala Lumpur, Petaling Jaya and Shah Alam. Students enjoy modern infrastructure and a high-paced city lifestyle at both campuses in Petaling Jaya and Kota Damansara. The university college has been in existence since 1984. Back then, it was known as Petaling Jaya Community College (PJCC). In 1998, it was acquired by the Selia Group and was then rebranded to Unity College International (UCI). Later on, City-U was awarded a university college status.

The growth and progress of City-U as a vibrant learning and cultural institution has been in tandem with the government’s vision to establish Malaysia as a regional centre for educational excellence. With its track record and reputation for excellence, City-U is dedicated towards promoting education holistically through experiential and theoretical learning. Students are exposed to many cultural backgrounds where they can enrich their knowledge in an international setting at the campus.

In line with the development of many industries in Malaysia, programmes at City-U are industrially driven to ensure employability of all its graduates. Students have the opportunity to fulfil their dream vocations by choosing the right programme starting from undergraduate to postgraduate studies. The programmes are of high-quality, yet affordable with accreditations from the Ministry of Education Malaysia (MOE) and the Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA).


To be a university that is recognised among the leading institutions of higher learning with a steadfast commitment to excellence and perfection.


  1. To provide high quality industry and market division educational courses/programmes with the aim of producing knowledge-based, socially-responsible leaders and managers.
  2. To provide quality graduates, well balanced with the employability attributes of professionalism, communication skills, intellectual curiosity, ethical behaviour and life long learning.

Core Values


  • Our people are our greatest strength
  • Our customers are our highest priority
  • Partnerships are our future
  • Innovation and technology are our competitive edge

Education Pathway

Students with Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) qualifications who aspire to pursue their first degree in the field of business, sciences and information technology will be able to do so by taking a one-year foundation studies. The programme prepares students academically and mentally to pursue their ambition in any degree programme of their choice without sitting for a diploma. Financial assistance and scholarships are provided for eligible students.

Furthering your studies at City-U allows you to embrace a holistic academic approach from industry practitioners, and highly experienced and friendly lecturers. Programmes offered are of current knowledge and practices to ensure that City-U graduates are job-ready and marketable. Befitting its name, City-U encourages its students to be creative, innovative and proactive in line with science and technology. Students are encouraged to explore their academic excellence as well as enhance their soft skills via student activities and community projects.

Programmes offered at City-U


  • Foundation in Business
  • Foundation Studies in Science
  • Foundation in Information Technology
  • Foundation in Arts (English/Communication/Built Environment & Graphic Design/Multimedia)



  • Diploma in Management
  • Diploma in Accountancy
  • Diploma in Human Resource Management
  • Diploma in Business Management
  • Diploma in Office Management
  • Diploma in Islamic Banking
  • Diploma in Corporate Communication
  • Diploma in Mass Communication
  • Diploma in Early Childhood Education
  • Diploma in Culinary Arts
  • Diploma in Hotel Management
  • Diploma in Graphic Design
  • Diploma in Multimedia
  • Diploma in Fashion Design
  • Diploma in Nursing
  • Diploma in Occupational Safety & Health
  • Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology
  • Diploma in Environmental Health
  • Diploma in Architectural Technology
  • Diploma in Civil Engineering
  • Diploma in Interior Design
  • Diploma in Information Technology


  • Bachelor of Communication (Hons) (Journalism)
  • Bachelor of Communication (Hons) in Corporate Communication
  • Bachelor of Mass Communication (Hons)
  • Bachelor Of Education (Hons) in Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL)
  • Bachelor of English (Hons) in Professional Communication
  • Bachelor of Science (Hons) (Accounting & Finance)
  • Bachelor of Accounting (Hons)
  • Bachelor of Business Administration (Hons)
  • Bachelor of Engineering Management (Hons)
  • Bachelor in Graphic Design (Hons)
  • Bachelor of Multimedia (Hons)
  • Bachelor of Occupational Safety & Health (Hons)
  • Bachelor of Environmental Health (Hons)
  • Bachelor of Biomedical (Hons)
  • Bachelor of Science (Hons) (Architectural Design)
  • Bachelor of Interior Design (Hons)
  • Bachelor of Computer Science (Hons) (Software Engineering)
  • Bachelor of Computer Science (Hons) (Business Information Technology)


  • Master of Business Administration
  • Master of Science (By Research) in Business Administration
  • Master of Information Technology


  • PhD : Doctor of Philosophy
  • DBA : Doctor of Business Administration

Why City-U?

Established Institution

City-U, founded in 1984, is recognised as an established institution with exceptionally high quality graduates.

Job Placement

City-U provides job placement assistance to all students who have completed their diploma, degree or master’s* with us. Most of our students are given the opportunity to work or undergo their internship with well-known companies because we believe in providing the best experience for our students.

Recognised Programmes

Programmes offered at City-U are comprehensive and recognised by the Ministry of Education (MOE) as well as the Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA)

Accomplished Academic Staff

The members of the faculty are well-educated, passionate and knowledgeable. They understand the needs of the industry. At City-U, students are exposed to a variety of learning methods including lectures, seminars, workshops, presentations, and of course, practical experience.

Strategic Location

CityU is strategically located in the capital city of Malaysia. Students here enjoy cosmopolitan living with access to all modern amenities such as the Light Rail Transport (LRT), buses, shopping malls, banks, restaurants, entertainment, sports and more.

Scholarships & Financial Aid

Financial assistance is available for students who are eligible. City-U works closely with all relevant bodies to ensure a smooth application and disbursement process.

Financial aid available:

Biasiswa Pro-Chancellor
Yayasan Negeri


Learning comes easy with state of the art facilities such as a modern library (with e-book system), IT lab, arts studio, engineering lab, Wi-Fi, nursing clinical unit, cafeteria, student lounge, activity areas, college buses for students to travel from their hostel to campus, and lots more.

Address :
City University College of Science & Technology (CUCST)
No. 8, Jalan 223/51A
46100 Petaling Jaya
Tel : 603-7949 1600
Fax : 603-7957 7721
Email : Click here to email
Website :
Contact Person :
Prof. Ir. Dr. Noridah Binti Ibrahim

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Courses Available

For detailed listing of the courses available, click here.

  • Business Management & Administration
  • Computing & IT