University Utara Malaysia (UUM)

Master's Programmes

Natural Sciences & Mathematics (3)
Hospitality, Leisure & Sports (2)
Applied Sciences & Professions (1)

About

History

Malaysia’s "The Sixth University Project" began in August 1983 under the auspices of the Ministry of Education and the project was realized in the form of Universiti Utara Malaysia, the sixth public university of Malaysia.

Education

  • UUM offers a number of academic programmes especially geared towards providing a broad spectrum of knowledge and intellectual skills in various management areas.
  • Its academic programmes are especially geared towards providing a broad spectrum of academic knowledge and intellectual skills in the area of management, accounting, economics, information technology, public administration, human resource management, entrepreneurship, finance and banking, law, marketing, management of technology, communication, social work, multimedia, education, decision science, international affairs, business management, tourism, muamalat administration, development management, logistics and transportation, hospitality.

Research

  • Institute For Management And Business Research (Imbre)
  • Innovation And Commercialisation Centre (Icc)
  • Northern Corridor Research Centre (Ncrc)
  • Center Of Testing, Measurement & Appraisal (Cetma)
  • Institute Of Tun Dr. Mahathir's Thoughts (Ipdm)
  • Quality Management Institute (Ipq)

Career

Career Development Centre (CDC) providing resources and services to assist students and graduates in career planning, job search services, career counseling, part-time job placement and training.

Global Student Satisfaction Awards 2021

GSSA 2021

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University Ranking

World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
2023
401 200
2022
601
2021
601
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QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
2023
481 30
2022
511 20
2021
531
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Services

Student services

The Student Affairs Department (HEP) embodies the heart and soul of a university. It plays a very important role in terms of providing the required services and helping the students develop their personality and realise their true potentials.

Housing services

  • Student Accommodation Centre (SAC) - SAC manages 15 Student Residential Halls (INASIS) for students, students with families and students with special needs.
  • EDC Hotel & Resorts 
  • EDC Hotel Kuala Lumpur - The hotel has 242 rooms including 6 suites. 

Library services

Perpustakaan Sultanah Bahiyah (PSB) has more than 1.2 million of various materials in its collection with a staggering of more than 100,000 of circulated items every year. It was also contributed by the acquisition of digital items in various subject that accommodate learning and teaching subjects in UUM with more than 1 million titles.

ICT services

  • UUMIT is a dedicated group of information technology professionals working collaboratively with the campus community to advance the university’s mission.
  • UUMIT provide information technology services that is safe and secure to support research, learning, teaching, administrative and student life.
  • free WiFi

Medical services

  • The University Health Centre (PKU) provides medical treatment to students, staff and outsiders. It also offers guidance and education in health matters to promote good health and prevent diseases.
  • Services include diagnosis and treatment of illnesses, dental and prescription medications and a variety of vaccinations and immunisations.

Student Life

Campus life

  • As a fully residential university, Universiti Utara Malaysia provides accommodation for more than 20,000 students in 15 different residential halls. Many of these halls are named after multinational companies.
  • The UUM campus is fully equipped with modern facilities and amenities, including well-equipped and fully air-conditioned halls and classrooms, student lounge.

Sports facilities

  • Sports Centre is responsible to manage, organise, plan, regulate sports and recreational programme for students and staff. It is equipped with a modern complex and facilities covering an area of ​​74 acres offering almost 28 types of sports and leisure activities.
  • Sports Centre also focuses on high performance sports to participate in programme organised by the Malaysian University Sports Council (MASUM), SUKIPT, IMTGT and other activities at the highest level.

Student clubs

  • Communication Association
  • Computing Club
  • Counseling & Psychological Society
  • Creative Innovative Association
  • Economic Society (ECOSA)
  • Education Association
  • English Language Club
  • Palapes Laut
  • Palapes Udara
  • Sukarelawan Polis Siswa
  • Kelana Siswa Malaysia
  • Kelab Budaya Jepun
  • Tarian (Bidasari)
  • Pencinta Filem

Accreditation

Universiti Utara Malaysia prides itself with gaining the accreditation from AACSB International. It signifies quality assurance in education and the adoption of best practices at the University as enumerated in the AACSB standards

Student Reviews

An Honest Opinion!
Anonymous rated 3 out of 5 stars

Hello, I would like to say my current university is quite good but I am not feeling well while studying here and I am quite unconscious about my future after getting graduation from here.

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Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

Due to covid -19 my classes and correspondence are online. I always feel great when I was in contact with my teachers and supervisors.They are cooperative , energetic and have a great sense of responsibility. Moreover I experienced a virtual visit of my university UTARA UNIVERSITY MALAYSIA. I am now feeling crazy to go there. A university with in lush green jungle and...

The way of university life
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

The overall experience at the university is amazing, the group of friends and professors who is helpful in every aspect of studies and life as a student that is very enjoyable from all aspects. The volunteering and co-curricular activities vary in every field and are commonly active to host an event and be able to join any of them and participate to learn and have new...

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