About Asia Metropolitan University
Established in 1997, Asia Metropolitan University (AMU), formerly known as Masterskill College of Health Sciences, is one of the largest nursing and health colleges in the Asia Pacific region. Its main campus is located in Cheras, Selangor. AMU’s mission is to meet the global human capital needs by focusing on excellence in teaching, research, innovation and consultancy.
In 2008, AMU initiated the expansion of its operations with associate institutions of Masterskill Global College in Ipoh, Perak; Kota Bharu, Kelantan; Kota Kinabaru, Sabah; and Kuching, Sarawak and to complete its reach, a new medical campus in Johor Bahru was recently established.
Delivering state-of-the art facilities, AMU has expanded with its new programmes under its faculties of Business & Law and Medicine. It has also forge strong partnerships with University of Sunderland (UK) and Guangxi Medical University (CN) to advance international collaboration in the vast growing fields of medical science, innovation and health care.
AMU offers foundation programmes in Health Sciences and Business studies. Its diploma programmes include Business Administration, Pharmacy, Nursing, Biomedicine and Health and Therapeutic Science. Its undergraduate programmes are Human Resource Management, Marketing, Hospitality & Tourism, Hospital Administration, Medicine, Pharmacy, Nursing, Biomedicine and Health and Therapeutic Science.
It also offers Masters in Biomedicine and Doctorate in Science in Healthcare Management for those who intend to pursue postgraduate education. Students can do their postgraduate studies by research (nursing, pharmacy, therapeutic science, teaching methodology, science & technology studies, biomedicine and medical & health science) or by coursework (healthcare management only).
Asia Metropolitan University
Main Campus - Cheras, Selangor
G-8, Jalan Kemacahaya, Batu 9,
43200 cheras, Selangor
News About Asia Metropolitan University (AMU)
Posted: June 26, 2014
“Private college graduates tend to be better,” says Christopher Raj when meeting and hiring new job applicants. A council member of the Malaysian Employers Federation (MEF), Christopher notices that this problem is not only prevalent among school leavers but also graduates of local universities. “You ask them in English and they respond in Bahasa Malaysia.” This
Posted: February 14, 2014
Amidst reforming higher education systems, Malaysia’s private higher education is experiencing a setback. Recently, the Higher Education and Scientific Research Ministry of Yemen made a remark that Malaysian private universities were costly and of poor quality. This has led to their decision to put an end to new Yemeni government scholarships to private Malaysian universities
Posted: August 5, 2013
Masterskill plans to improve revenue by expanding operations in China, Myanmar and Bangladesh Masterskill deputy CEO, DR Jayles Yeo said the group is currently working with authorities to obtain the necessary approvals to provide educational programmes abroad. The group has been granted a franchising license by Domestic Trade, Cooperatives and Consumerism Ministry (KPDNKK). With the
Posted: March 10, 2013
Ministry of Health (MOH) has proposed to place one nurse in every school to raise awareness on healthcare among students. The plan is to start with primary schools first. There are 10,083 schools in the country with 7,743 primary and 2,340 secondary schools. If this plan materializes, our 8,000 unemployed nurses can look forward to