IUMW - International University of Malaya-Wales

Introduction

"A unique partnership, a unique opportunity"

The greatest collaboration is finally in Kuala Lumpur. International University of Malaya-Wales (IUMW) is a mutual partnership between the University of Malaya and the University of Wales,UK.

IUMW is the first university in South East Asia to be accepted as a member of the United Kingdom's Higher Education Academy (HEA), a renowned British body for learning and teaching in higher education.

Leveraging on both universities' outstanding achievement, together with our own band of academicians, IUMW offers an array of undergraduate and postgraduate courses to both local and international students. We aspire to be a comprehensive reserch-oriented university, recognised for its innovative teaching and learning, research, social services and education management.

Vision

Our vision is to be an exemplary and innovative international higher education institution renowned for its graduates who are relevant to the global demands and create value for the open and collaborative world of business, commerce, science and technology.

Mission

The heart of our mission is to establish and sustain an international higher education institution whose distinctive brand epitomises world-class excellence in teaching, learning and, research and innovation. Our graduates are our brand ambassadors who will be the driving forces of both local and global marketplaces.

Core Values

  • In our endeavour to realise our vision and mission, these core values guide us:
  • Adopting sustainable development as a central organising principle for its activities
  • Being innovative and enterprising
  • Being relevant to remain at the forefront
  • Being honest and trustworthy in our dealings with stakeholders
  • Delivering quality and excellence with pride
  • Respecting others to inspire them to deliver their best
This school offers programs in:
  • English

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Programs

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Bachelor

Bachelor of Accounting (Hon )

Campus Full time 3 years October 2017 Malaysia Kuala Lumpur

Accounting degree program is one of the best routes to a successful business and rewarding professional career. Accounting has always been considered as the language and basic management tool of business. Business is concerned about performance and accounting students are professionally trained to do more than that. [+]

Accounting degree program is one of the best routes to a successful business and rewarding professional career. Accounting has always been considered as the language and basic management tool of business. Business is concerned about performance and accounting students are professionally trained to do more than that. Over the last two decades, the business world has changed dramatically from deregulation of Government policies that propel cross border investments to paperless transactions and convergence of accounting reporting standards. The field of accounting has been responding to the changes that a traditional accountant has never experience before. In this new competitive and international business environment, accounting skills are very much in global demand and accounting has become a highly mobile career with endless job opportunities and career advancements. Accountants have shed their stodgy image of green eyeshade's and thick glasses to assume the more prestigious global role of international financial experts, system professionals, management consultants, budget analysts, etc. More accountants are needed for Malaysia to achieve Vision 2020 and be known as a high-income nation but currently we have only about 30,000 qualified accountants. Your educational journey has been meticulously designed to unlock full potential towards pursuing professional certification and undergraduate studies. All these and much more in unique education package inclusive of a vibrant university life in the heart of Kuala Lumpur. Entry Requirements 1. Malaysian Students: Pass in STPM or its equivalent, with a minimum Grade C+ (GP 2.33) in any two (2) subjects, and credits in Mathematics and a pass in English at SPM level; OR Pass in Sijil Tinggi Agama Malaysia (STAM) with a minimum grade of Jayyid, and credits in Mathematics and a pass in English at SPM level; OR A diploma in accounting or related field, or its equivalent with a minimum CGPA of 2.50, and credits in Mathematics and a pass in English at SPM level; OR Matriculation/Foundation qualification or its equivalent with a minimum CGPA of 2.50, and credits in Mathematics and a pass in English at SPM level. 2. International Students: A-Level with 2-principal passes or equivalent, recognised by Malaysian Government or fulfil any other entry requirements that are recognized by the University Senate; OR Pass IELTS with minimum Band 5.5, or TOEFL with a minimum score of 550; OR Must sit for IUMW English Placement Test English Module Bachelor’s students are required to take an additional four (4) English modules. These modules are equipped to help bridge the gap for the students to comprehend and express themselves in speaking and writing. They are specifically designed to meet the English Language learning needs of students. Students will be given a grade only and will not be counted in the Grade Point Average (GPA) and Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA). Semester 2: Academic English Semester 3: English For Technical Writing Semester 4: English Language For Integrated Skills Semester 5: Public Speaking [-]

Bachelor of Computer Science (Hons)

Campus Full time 3 years October 2017 Malaysia Kuala Lumpur

The swift developments in computer technology have resulted in ongoing demand for computer science graduates. The study of computer science prepares one as a professional, capable of applying the principles of computing, latest technological advancements, and strong analytical & critical thinking skills to solve real time problems. [+]

The swift developments in computer technology have resulted in ongoing demand for computer science graduates. The study of computer science prepares one as a professional, capable of applying the principles of computing, latest technological advancements, and strong analytical & critical thinking skills to solve real time problems. Objectives This degree program aims to produce alumni that within three to five years after graduation are: Valued as individual contributors in a software-oriented organization, to be programmers and designers in an entrepreneurial pursuit, to lead small projects and generally begin preparation for a management career, or to succeed in rigorous postgraduate programs. Focus their careers on pure computer science technology or to bring computer science expertise to a companion discipline. Think critically and creatively, communicate clearly, work effectively with others, and develop leadership skills. Integrate computational principles with social, business, and ethical issues in modern society in the process of decision making. Be professionally engaged in serving the needs of business, industry, government, and academic organizations. Grow professionally through activities such as graduate study, continuing education, professional certifications, and participation in professional organizations. Obtain moral characteristics and dependability in professional pursuits in computing Career Pathways Applications Developer Systems Engineer Software Engineer Database Administrator System Analyst Information Security Specialist Computer Science Lecturer Entry Requirements 1. Malaysian Students: Pass Matriculation under the Ministry of Education with at least a CGPA of 2.00 or equivalent; OR Pass Foundation Studies and credit in Mathematics or equivalent; OR Possess a Computer Science, Information Systems, Information Technology, Software Engineering or equivalent with a minimum CGPA of 2.00 or any other qualification recognized by the Malaysian Government or approved by the University Senate. Candidates with CGPA below 2.50 but above 2.00 may be admitted subject to a rigorous internal assessment process; OR Any other Diploma with a minimum of CGPA of 2.50 and credit in Mathematics at SPM level; OR Pass University of Malaya Centre for Continuing Education (UMCCed) Executive Diploma or equivalent with a CGPA of 3.00 (*subject to conditions); OR Pass Malaysian Higher School Certificate (STPM) with at least Grade C (CGPA 2.00) in two (2) subjects and credit in Mathematics at SPM level; OR Pass Unified Examination Certificate (UEC) with minimum of grade B in at least five (5) subjects including Mathematics; OR Fulfill other entry requirements that are recognised by the University Senate; AND Must sit for IUMW English Placement Test 2. International Students: A-Level with 2 principal passes and credit in Mathematics at O-level or equivalent, recognised by the Malaysian Government or fulfill any other entry requirements that are recognized by the University Senate; AND Pass IELTS with minimum Band 5, or TOEFL with a minimum score of 500, or IUMW Intensive English Programme; OR Pass University of Malaya Centre for Continuing Education (UMCCed) English Language Proficiency Programme at Level 6 or equivalent; AND Must sit for IUMW English Placement Test [-]

Bachelor of Professional Communication (Hons)

Campus Full time 3 years October 2017 Malaysia Kuala Lumpur

At IUMW, we take pride in producing effective and relevant communicators. From cave paintings, speech and writing to the use of new media, our everyday communication has been changed and revolutionised. [+]

At IUMW, we take pride in producing effective and relevant communicators. From cave paintings, speech and writing to the use of new media, our everyday communication has been changed and revolutionised. Our Bachelor of Professional Communication (Hons) programme provides students with unique opportunities to learn and experience different specialisations in communication including global communication, professional writing, media management and interactive media. Your educational journey has been meticulously designed to unlock full potential towards pursuing professional certification and undergraduate studies. All these and much more in unique education package inclusive of a vibrant university life in the heart of Kuala Lumpur. Entry Requirements 1. Malaysian Students: Pass Matriculation under the Ministry of Education with at least a CGPA of 2.00 or equivalent; OR Pass IUMW Foundation Studies or equivalent; OR Possess a Diploma (minimum CGPA of 2.00) or any other qualification recognised by the Malaysian Government; OR Pass UMCCED Executive Diploma or equivalent with a CGPA of 3.00 (*subject to conditions); OR Pass STPM with at least Grade C (CGPA 2.00) in three (3) subjects or equivalent; OR Pass UEC with minimum of Grade B in at least five (5) subjects; OR Fulfill other entry requirements that are recognised by the University Senate; AND Must sit for IUMW English Placement Test + Minimum three (3) credits in SPM are required for PTPTN application 2. International Students: Pass A-Level with 2 principal passes or equivalent, recognised by the Malaysian Government; AND Pass IELTS with minimum Band 5, or TOEFL with a minimum score of 500; OR Pass UMCCED English Language Proficiency Programme at Level 6 or equivalent; AND Must sit for IUMW English Placement Test English Module Bachelor’s students are required to take an additional four (4) English modules. These modules are equipped to help bridge the gap for the students to comprehend and express themselves in speaking and writing. They are specifically designed to meet the English Language learning needs of students. Students will be given a grade only and will not be counted in the Grade Point Average (GPA) and Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA). Semester 2: Academic English Semester 3: English For Technical Writing Semester 4: English Language For Integrated Skills Semester 5: Public Speaking [-]

BSc

Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Psychology

Campus Full time 3 years October 2017 Malaysia Kuala Lumpur

The Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Psychology programme at IUMW provides students with a comprehensive understanding of human behavior and practical application of psychological theories. [+]

The Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Psychology programme at IUMW provides students with a comprehensive understanding of human behavior and practical application of psychological theories. The programme will also inspire graduates to be innovative and proficient in a foreign language. At the end of the programme, students will acquire the knowledge, skills, techniques and ethics that are relevant in psychology. Your educational journey has been meticulously designed to unlock full potential towards pursuing professional certification and undergraduate studies. All these and much more in unique education package inclusive of a vibrant university life in the heart of Kuala Lumpur. Entry Requirements 1. Malaysian Students: Pass STPM with at least Grade C (CGPA 2.00) in two (2) subjects ; OR Pass A-Levels with 2 principal or equivalent, recognised by the Malaysian Government and University Senate; OR Pass Matriculation under the Ministry of Education with at least a CGPA of 2.00 or equivalent; OR Pass Foundation Studies with at least a CGPA of 2.00 or equivalent; OR Possess a Diploma with at least a CGPA of 2.00; OR Pass UEC with minimum of Grade B in at least five (5) subjects; AND Credit in Mathematics and either Physics or Chemistry or Biology or General Science in SPM / O-Level / Pre-University; AND Pass in English in SPM / O-Level / Pre-University + Minimum three (3) credits in SPM are required for PTPTN application 2. International Students: Pass A-Level with 2 principal or equivalent, recognised by the Malaysian Government and University Senate; AND Credit in Mathematics and either Physics or Chemistry or Biology or General Science in O-Level / Pre-University; AND Pass IELTS with minimum Band 5, or TOEFL with a minimum score of 500; OR Pass UMCCED English Language Proficiency Programme at Level 6; OR Pass IUMW Intensive English Programme at Level 6 Note: Students are required to sit for IUMW English Placement Test upon registration Other equivalent qualifications that are recognised by the Malaysian Government and University Senate will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. English Module Bachelor’s students are required to take an additional four (4) English modules. These modules are equipped to help bridge the gap for the students to comprehend and express themselves in speaking and writing. They are specifically designed to meet the English Language learning needs of students. Students will be given a grade only and will not be counted in the Grade Point Average (GPA) and Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA). Semester 2: Academic English Semester 3: English For Technical Writing Semester 4: English Language For Integrated Skills Semester 5: Public Speaking [-]