Asia Pacific University of Technology & Innovation (APU)

The Asia Pacific University of Technology & Innovation (APU) or APU University Malaysia is amongst Malaysia’s Premier Private Universities, and is where a unique fusion of technology, innovation and creativity works effectively towards preparing professional graduates for significant roles in business and society globally. APU has earned an enviable reputation as an award-winning University through its achievements in winning a host of prestigious awards at national and international levels.

APU was announced as among the Highest Rated Universities in Malaysia, being rated at TIER 5 (EXCELLENT) under the SETARA 2011 Ratings by the Ministry of Higher Education (MOHE) and Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA) which was announced by the Minister of Higher Education, Datuk Seri Mohamed Khaled Nordin on 1st November 2012.

Originally established as the Asia Pacific Institute of Information Technology (APIIT) in 1993 and Asia Pacific University College of Technology & Innovation (UCTI) in 2004, APU’s sound approach to nurturing school leavers into qualified professionals has resulted in our graduates being highly sought after by employers. With an international student community of more than 10,000 students from more than 105 countries studying in its Malaysian campus, APU offers a truly cosmopolitan learning environment which prepares students well for the global challenges which lie ahead. APU offers a wide range of degrees with Technology as a common core. It is APU’s aim to nurture and encourage innovation through our programmers, with the intention of producing individuals who will learn, adapt and think differently in new and better ways.

APU university placement provide assistance to students who wish to transfer into the second year or final year degree programmers with collaborating universities in the UK, US, Australia, New Zealand, Europe and South America.

 Rankings:
  • 5 SETARA 2017
  • 5 SETARA 2011
  • 5 SETARA 2013
  • Rated 5 Stars in 4 QS Categories: Employability, Teaching, Inclusiveness and Facilities
Campus setting Suburban
Living cost USD 359 per month
Student population Large (More than 10,000)
International students 58%
Institution type Private
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University Requirement & Intakes

Bachelor Programs

  • high school, secondary school or A-Level with minimum CGPA of 2 out of 4  or Pass
  • if you want to apply for engineering program must pass mathematics , physics and chemistry during high school

Master Programs 

  • A Bachelor’s degree with minimum CGPA of 2.5 out of 4 or equivalent, in a related field 
  • A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent with minimum CGPA 2 to 2.5 out of 4 , in a related field can be accepted subject to a minimum of five (5) years working experience in relevant field 
  • NOTE: Only for master of accounting they required Minimum CGPA 2.75 out of 4.

PHD programs

  • A Master’s degree with minimum CGPA of 2.5 out of 4 or equivalent, in a related field 
  • A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent with minimum CGPA 2 to 2.5 out of 4 , in a related field can be accepted subject to a minimum of five (5) years working experience in relevant field

Types of Program

Minimum TOEFL Score

Minimum IELTS Score

Foundation & Diploma Programs

  • Internet Based Test: 65
  • Paper Based: 513
  • Computer Based: 183

5.5 Academic

Bachelor ,Master & PHD Programs

  • Internet Based Test: 79
  • Paper Based: 550
  • Computer Based: 213

6 Academic 

NOTE: If you do not have above English language qualifications, you can sit for APU English placement test when you arrive in Malaysia. If you pass the placement test, you would have met the minimum English requirement and start your study at APU University Malaysia. However, if you have NOT passed the APU placement test, you will be required to do a compulsory English course at  APU University.

Level

Intakes

Last date to apply  (Closing Date )

Foundation & Diploma & Bachelor

April

30 January

May

30 February

September

30 June

November

30 August 

Master & PHD

May

30 February

September

30 June

November

30 August 

NOTE: Applications received after closing date will be processed for the following intake ( Next Intake ).

Programs offerred By University

Faculty of Computing and Technology

Program

PhD in Computing

Years

3

Cost 
Per Year

15000

Programs                                                                                                                                                                        Years      Cost Per Year

M.Sc. in Information Technology Management

1.5

24000

M.Sc. in Technology Management

1.5

24000

M.Sc. in Software Engineering

1.5

24000

M.Sc. in Mobile Computer Systems

1.5

24000

M.Sc. in Computer Science

1.5

24000

Program

BSc (Hons) in Information Technology

Years

3

Cost
Per Year

26000

BSc (Hons) in Information Technology with specialism in Information Systems Security

3

26000

BSc (Hons) in Information Technology with specialism in Database Administration

3

26000

BSc (Hons) in Information Technology with specialism in Intelligent Systems

3

26000

BSc (Hons) in Information Technology with specialism in Network Computing

3

26000

BSc (Hons) in Information Technology with specialism in Forensic Computing

3

26000

BSc (Hons) in Information Technology with specialism in Mobile Technology

3

26000

BSc (Hons) in Information Technology with specialism in Business Information Systems

3

26000

BSc (Hons) in Software Engineering

3

26000

BSc (Hons) in Computer Science

3

26000

BSc (Hons) in Internet Technology

3

26000

BSc (Hons) in Technopreneurship

3

26000

BSc (Hons) in Computer Games Development

3

26000

BSc (Hons) in Multimedia Technology

3

26000

BSc (Hons) in Web Media Technology

3

26000

BSc (Hons) in Web Media Technology with specialism in Educational Technology

3

26000

BSc (Hons) in Media Informatics

3

26000

BA (Hons) in Media Marketing with specialism in Social Media

3

26000

Faculty of Engineering

Program

Non Program

Years

Cost 
Per Year RM

Programs                                                                                                                                                               Years      Cost Per Year RM

M.Sc. in Software Engineering

1.5

24000

Program

Eng (Hons) in Electrical & Electronic Engineering

Years

4

Cost 

Per Year RM

23200

 Eng (Hons) in Electronic Engineering with Information Technology

4

23200

 Eng (Hons) in Telecommunication Engineering

4

23200

 Eng (Hons) in Mechatronic Engineering

4

23200

Faculty of Business & Management

Program

PhD in Finance

PhD in Management

Years

3

3

Cost 
Per Year RM

15000

15000

Programs                                                                                                                                                                        Years      Cost Per Year

  M.Sc. in Global Marketing Management

 1.5

24000

 M.Sc. in International Business Communications

 1.5

24000

 MBA (Euro – Asia Business)

1.5 

24000

 Master of Finance

1.5 

24000

 Master of Real Estate in Finance and Investment

1.5 

24000

Program 

BA (Hons) in Business Management

Years 

3

Cost 

Per Year RM

25000

 BA (Hons) in Business Management with specialism in E-Business

3

25000

 BA (Hons) in International Business Management

3

25000

 BA (Hons) in Marketing Management

3

25000

 BA (Hons) in Human Resource Management

3

25000

 BA(Hons) in Tourism Management

3

25000

 BA (Hons) in Services Management

3

25000

 BA (Hons) in Media Marketing

3

25000

 BA (Hons) in Media Marketing with specialism in Social Media

3

25000

 BSc (Hons) in Media Informatics

3

25000

Faculty of Accounting, Finance and Quantitative Studies

Program

PhD in Finance

Years

3

Cost 
Per Year

15000

Programs                                                                                                                                                                        Years      Cost Per Year

Master of Islamic Finance and Banking

1.5 

24000

Master of Accounting

1.5 

24000

Master of Accounting in Forensic Analysis

1.5 

24000

Program 

BA (Hons) in Accounting and Finance

Years

3

Cost

Per Year RM

25000

 BA (Hons) in Accounting and Finance with a specialism in Forensic Accounting

3

25000

BA (Hons) in Accounting and Finance with a specialism in Taxation

3

25000

BA (Hons) in Accounting and Finance with a specialism in Forex and Investments

3

25000

BA (Hons) in Acccounting and Finance with a specialism in Internal Audit

3

25000

Bachelor in Banking and Finance (Hons)

3

25000

Bachelor in Banking and Finance (Hons) with a specialism in Financial Planning

3

25000

Bachelor in Banking and Finance (Hons) with specialism in Investment and Risk Management

3

25000

Bachelor in Islamic Banking and Finance (Hons)

3

25000

BSc (Hons) in Actuarial Studies

3

25000

BSc (Hons) Insurance

3

25000

BSc (Hons) in Management Science

3

25000