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Top Malaysian University for Information Technology.

Published by Afterschool.my on May 10, 2021, 12:27 pm

Are you someone who is tech-savy? Possibly with an artistic, creative streak?

You should consider an education at Multimedia University (MMU), Malaysia’s first private university established in 1996. This leading, digital-tech university offers a comprehensive list of programmes from Business/Accounting, Creative Media, Strategic Communication, Engineering, Information Technology& Computer Science, to Cinematic Arts. These programmes are presented in the form of pre-university, undergraduate, and postgraduate level. 

Multimedia University (MMU) annually has four intakes; April, July, September and November; so have an idea exactly when you want to begin your education.

It should also be noted that the tuition fees can vary depending on the program and can be pricey as a premium education. For example, in the field of Computer science (which was ranked Top 2 among Malayisan private universities by THE World Subject Rankings 2021), a Bachelor of Computer Science degree costs anually RM 20,000 while a Diploma in Information Technology costs annually RM11,500.

You can find the costs of your desired program through this link.


Luckilly, Multimedia University (MMU) offers numerous scholarships and financial aids for both local and international students. The university also offers tuition discounts for those who have a sibling enrolled in MMU, MMU staff and their children, along with alumni students (i.e if you completed a diploma in MMU then you are eligible for a discounted Degree education). Click on these following links to learn more: https://www.mmu.edu.my/financial-assistance/.

Multimedia University (MMU) prides itself on how they try to be physically and culturally accessible to a widespread number of prospective students from afar through having three campuses in different provinces: Cyberjaya, Melaka and Johor. 

They aim to provide the most vibrant, engaging space for both local and international students at the Malaysian campus through their facilities, cosy on-and-off campus accomodation that are all a walking distance from campus and diverse student clubs. Examples of student clubs are the DJ Club, MMU Tennis Club, Voice Debate Society etc. 

They also offer exchange programmes for students to study a semester at one of their partnered universities in Europe, the United States, the Middle East and other parts of Asia.

If you choose to study at Multimedia University (MMU), you will no doubt receive a prestigious and diverse education that will allow you to nourish your technical and creative skills before capitalising on it in the job sector. Their quality education speaks through their world ranking. Multimedia University (MMU) was ranked amongst the top 151-200 universities worldwide by QS World University Rankings by the subject Electrical and Electronics Engineering in 2015, 2016, and 2017 consecutively. In 2020, they were awarded the 5 Stars in SETARA 2019. SETARA is a ranking carried out by the Ministry of Education Malaysia to assess Malaysia's universities and colleges in teaching, research, and service. The same year, Multimedia University (MMU) was also ranked as one of the Top 10 Malaysian universities in Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings.

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