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KDU University College


Established in 1983, and a pioneer in Malaysian private education, KDU College has continued to be an innovative leader in being the first SMART College. Through our SMART initiatives, KDU aims to provide a superior learning experience to nurture students. Our graduates gain knowledge and skills in a meaningful context, enabling them to harness energy in seeking new solutions in their specialised field of study.

KDU College continues to help meet the educational needs of the country by opening doors for more Malaysians to further their education in academic, professional, vocational and technical areas. The college prides itself with more than 45,000 graduates, many of whom have emerged as top students and competent graduates who excel in their careers.

KDU College is a subsidiary of the Paramount Corporation Berhad, a public-listed company with divisions in education, property and construction development. Subsidiaries of the education division include two colleges - KDU Petaling Jaya and KDU Penang; and the Sri KDU secondary and primary school.


To be the premier education provider that benefits society


  • To provide superior learning experiences in a caring and conducive environment for our students to realise their full potential to become individuals who are successful and relevant; and will contribute positively to society;
  • To recognise our employees as our single most important resource to be nurtured in a caring and conducive environment for them to realise their full potential; and
  • To create and enhance value for all our stakeholders.


KDU’s programmes are top grade market-relevant programmes, drawn up by people with keen insight into market needs. Being in tune with market needs is extremely important as it ultimately dictates employment trends.

KDU’s close collaboration with its top-ranking foreign university partners ensures students of globally-recognised qualifications that are equivalent to those awarded by the partners’ home campuses. Some of our modules in the postgraduate courses are taught by visiting professors and lecturers from our partner universities. KDU students thus have the best of both worlds at their doorstep.


Currently, KDU College offers the following master’s degree programmes in collaboration with foreign institutions:

MSc Business in Information Technology, awarded by Northumbria University, UK

A UK Master’s in business programme that allows you to:

  • Apply knowledge and skills in information technology in the business context
  • Use IT as a tool for operational, tactical and strategic decisionmaking within a business

Course Advantage:

  • Flexible modular classes (evenings and weekends)
  • Course consists of 7 taught modules and one dissertation
  • Experienced teaching staff from the academia and industry
  • Access to Northumbria University learning resources
  • Continuous assessment; presentation and examination
  • One year (full-time) or two years (part-time) course duration
  • Full MQA (Malaysian Qualifications Agency) accreditation
  • Flexible repayment scheme and eligible for EPF withdrawal

Entry Requirements:
Accepting all bachelor degree holders

Executive MBA in International Hospitality Management, awarded by IMI University Centre, Switzerland

A Swiss Master’s in management that allows you to:

  • Enhance your knowledge and skills in the hospitality and tourism industry
  • Demonstrate skills on strategic planning, development and managing service organisation in a regional and international setting

Course Advantage:

  • Flexible modular classes (evenings and weekends)
  • Course consists of 10 taught modules and a management research project
  • Experienced teaching staff from the academia and visiting IMI and international lecturers and professors
  • Access to Northumbria University learning resources
  • Continuous assessment, course work and examination
  • One year (full-time) or two years (part-time) course duration
  • Flexible repayment scheme and eligible for EPF withdrawal

Entry Requirement:
Accepting all bachelor degree holders


Lecturers undergo specialised training in the methodology of teaching and learning that facilitates the students’ learning to groom them towards being independent learners. These students will continue to excel because they are life-long learners.


Various support services are provided by KDU College to ensure the well-being of all students and to help meet their needs. Such support services include:

  • Accommodation services
  • Personal counselling
  • Orientation and briefing programmes
  • Leadership camps
  • International students services
  • Career counselling
  • Student clubs and societies
  • University placement

There are also Research / Dissertation Supervisors for postgraduate students.


KDU College constantly expands, improves and upgrades its academic facilities and resources. The extensive range of teaching and learning facilities includes:

  • Classrooms/tutorial rooms with audio-visual and LCD facilities
  • Lecture halls with audio-visual and LCD facilities
  • Library
  • University partner’s e-library
  • Computer centre with high-speed internet and email access
  • Training restaurants
  • Windows of Damansara Restaurant
    - Connexion Restaurant
    - Café 87 Restaurant
    - Production kitchens
  • Mock suites and front office
  • Laboratories
  • - Engineering (Electronics, Telecommunications, Microprocessor / Computer, Power Electronics, Industrial Electronics & Automation, Test Measurement & Instrumentation, Engineering Design & Drafting)
    - Science (Chemistry, Physics, Biology)
    - Language
    - Communication and Radio
  • Engineering workshop
  • Auditorium
  • KDU moot court
  • Radio studio


KDU College is an ISO 9002 and MSC certified institution. Students have free access to modern computers, science and engineering laboratories, fast e-mail and internet facilities, well-stocked libraries and resource centres. In 2000, KDU launched its RM10 million Smart Initiative as part of its vision to create an institution where students can benefit from being at the center of all its services. Also, all programmes offered are approved by the Ministry of Education. Besides this, KDU College has obtained MQA accreditation for most of its programmes.

Address :
KDU University College
Petaling Jaya Campus
SS 22/41 Damansara Jaya,
47400 Petaling Jaya
Tel : 603 - 7728 8123
Fax : 603 - 7726 9941
Email : Click here to email
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Contact Person :
Dr. Chia Chee Fern

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  • Audio-visual Techniques & Media Production
  • Business Management & Administration