Xiamen University Malaysia

Introduction

Xiamen University Malaysia Campus (XMUMC) is the first overseas campus set up by a renowned Chinese university and the first Chinese university branch campus in Malaysia. Located in the vicinity of Bandar Kota Warisan, Sepang, Selangor, it's just 15 minutes ride from the country's administrative center of Putrajaya or 45 km southwest of Kuala Lumpur. It is built on an area of 150 acres with a planned total floor space of 470,000 square meters. XMUMC aspires to become a university with a distinct global outlook, which features first-class teaching and research, and embraces cultural diversity. With the exception of Chinese Studies and Traditional Chinese Medicine, the medium of instruction for all other programmes is English.

Xiamen University Malaysia Campus

Xiamen University China at a Glance

AT A GLANCE

Since its founding, in 1921, Xiamen University has produced more than 200,000 undergraduates and graduates. Over 60 academicians of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) and the Chinese Academy of Engineering (CAE) have studied or worked at Xiamen University.

SCOPE

Xiamen University has 27 schools containing 76 departments and 10 research institutes.

DEGREES

The university offers 31 doctoral degrees in first-class disciplines, and 50 Master degrees in first-class disciplines. It offers 83 undergraduate programs, 276 graduate programs, and 187 Ph.D programs in total.

Xiamen University has 2,678 full-time faculty and professional researchers, including 1,713 professors and associate professors of whom 22 are academicians of CAS and CAE.

The university now has a total enrolment of over 40,000 full-time students on campus, including 19,570 undergraduates, 17,490 master’s degree students, and 2,920 doctoral students. There are over 2,800 international students.

From 2006 to 2010, over 700 research projects at Xiamen University have been funded by the Ministry of Science and Technology and the National Natural Science Foundation of China. 16 research reports were published in international top journals such as Science, Nature, and the Lancet.

Southeast Asian studies, Taiwan studies, Higher Education research, Economic studies, and Accounting studies are highly ranked programs in China.

GLOBAL REACH

  • Xiamen University has inter-university cooperative ties with over 270 institutions of higher education at home and abroad.
  • Xiamen University promotes teaching Chinese as a foreign language.
  • Xiamen University has become a first-class comprehensive university in China. It has co-established 15 Confucius Institutes with universities in North America, Europe, and Africa.

MASS and CONNECTIVITY

Xiamen University has a constructed area of 1.4 million square meters and its libraries hold 4.48 million volumes (including 39,204 gigabytes electronic volumes). The scope and level of its high-speed information network on campus is rated at the top of all universities in China and has become the one of the main injunctions of CERNET2.

Xiamen University is now making great strides towards its goal of "building a high-level university well-known both at home and abroad."

Vision and Mission

Vision

Xiamen University Malaysia Campus aspires to become a university with a distinct global outlook, featuring first-class teaching and research, and embracing cultural diversity.

Mission

To nurture young talents with dignity and wisdom, turning them into fine citizens of the region who will contribute to the prosperity of the people and social progress of Malaysia, China and Southeast Asia.

This school offers programs in:
  • English
  • Chinese

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Programs

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Bachelor

Bachelor of Economics in Finance

Campus Full time February 2017 Malaysia Selangor China Fujian + 2 more

The finance programme at Xiamen University (XMU) is offered by the School of Economics, the first school of economics ever established among the national key comprehensive universities in mainland China. [+]

The finance programme at Xiamen University (XMU) is offered by the School of Economics, the first school of economics ever established among the national key comprehensive universities in mainland China. The economics programme at XMU has always ranked among the top five in mainland China. According to the 2013 Tilburg University Worldwide Economics Schools Research Ranking, XMU ranked among the top four in China and 16th in Asia for the number of published articles in prestigious international publications. We are supported by a strong faculty consisting of 22 professors, 15 associate professors, 9 assistant professors and 1 senior researcher, many of whom have been awarded academic honours, including two first prizes at the national level. Our programme at Xiamen University Malaysia Campus equips graduates with sound theoretical and practical knowledge and skills in banking and finance. Armed with a sense of professionalism and a strong belief in ethical standards of practice, graduates are empowered to operate efficiently and effectively in the financial markets by applying their skills to build wealth for individuals and institutions. Programme Highlights Access to excellent educational resources provided by one of the top economics schools in China An unrivalled opportunity to gain a first-hand insight into the characteristics of the financial system and monetary market in China A rewarding opportunity to learn from experienced faculty staff with specialist knowledge and diverse backgrounds Careers Banks, securities companies, insurance companies, financial institutions, government departments, and institutions of higher learning. [-]

Bachelor of Engineering in Computer Science and Technology

Campus Full time 4 years February 2017 Malaysia Selangor China Fujian + 2 more

The CST programme at Xiamen University (XMU) was introduced in 1982 and is currently offered through School of Information Science and Engineering (SISE). [+]

The CST programme at Xiamen University (XMU) was introduced in 1982 and is currently offered through School of Information Science and Engineering (SISE). As one of the oldest engineering schools in China with a comprehensive range of academic programmes, SISE owns an exemplary national educational centre for electronic information, and hosts the Ministry of Education’s “Key Laboratory for Underwater Acoustic Communication and Marine Information Engineering”. We have extensive ties with many world-renowned universities and enterprises through academic exchanges and collaboration and have appointed more than 20 international and domestic scholars, including members of the engineering academies of the US and Canada, as adjunct, guest or honorary professors. We joined the Global Engineering Education Exchange (GE3) programme in 2011 as the first partner institute from mainland China. Our programme at Xiamen University Malaysia Campus focuses on equipping graduates with a comprehensive set of knowledge that permits them to adapt to the ever-changing computer technologies and the constantly evolving computer industry, with a strong foundation in mathematics and computing skills that enables them to pursue topics of interest among the many sub-disciplines in computing, and with an ability to manage computing infrastructure of an organisation. Programme Highlights A strong curriculum which emphasises the theoretical algorithmic foundations with a wide range of elective courses covering various specialised areas in computing for students to choose from ŸA broad-based education that nurtures interdisciplinary talents capable of meeting new challenges in a changing world through the incorporation of elements of humanities, social sciences, economics and business management into the curriculum ŸA good balance between theories and practical applications A strong link with industry that ensures up-to-date appreciation of computer technology developments and research directions Careers Researchers, system analysts, programmers, software architects, project managers, data analysts, and game developers. [-]

Bachelor of Engineering in Digital Media Technology

Campus Full time 4 years February 2017 Malaysia Selangor China Fujian + 2 more

The DMT programme at Xiamen University is offered through the Software School, one of the 35 national exemplary software engineering schools approved by China’s Ministry of Education. [+]

The DMT programme at Xiamen University is offered through the Software School, one of the 35 national exemplary software engineering schools approved by China’s Ministry of Education. The Software School has established joint research and development collaborations with a number of overseas IT enterprises such as MICROSOFT, IBM, BEA, ORACLE, SYBASE, SUN and DELL. The programme focuses on the provision of a strong background in fundamental computing knowledge along with a dose of computer animation, game design and interactive design. We provide advanced and specialised courses such as audio-visual language, augmented reality technology and design, information visualization, big data analytics, etc. Our programme at Xiamen University Malaysia Campus equips graduates with a solid specialty background that enables them to adapt to the ever-changing digital media technology and operating environment through the analysis, evaluation, design, development, implementation and management of computer animation, computer games, and human-computer interaction software. Programme Highlights A strong curriculum that covers core fundamental knowledge along with a wide range of elective courses An emphasis on interdisciplinary training that encompasses humanities, social sciences, economics and business management A combination of creativity and technical knowledge that enables students to develop a meaningful career in the fast-growing and highly competitive digital media sector A blend of theoretical knowledge and real-life applications for industry Plenty of networking opportunities that connect students with the outside world through multimedia events and seminars Careers Computer animation, game design and development, human-computer interaction design, film production, and other related fields. [-]

Bachelor of Engineering in New Energy Science and Engineering

Campus Full time 4 years February 2017 Malaysia Selangor China Fujian + 2 more

NESE is an interdisciplinary engineering programme related to the efficient, safe, environmentally friendly and economical extraction, conversion, transportation, storage and use of energy, with an aim to increase efficiency whilst minimising negative effects on humans, nature and the environment. [+]

NESE is an interdisciplinary engineering programme related to the efficient, safe, environmentally friendly and economical extraction, conversion, transportation, storage and use of energy, with an aim to increase efficiency whilst minimising negative effects on humans, nature and the environment. The NESE programme at Xiamen University is supported by College of Energy, one of China’s top-rated new energy technology research institutions for education, R&D, and technology transfer. We are supported by a strong faculty team, consisting of high-calibre researchers and engineering experts in the fields of clean chemical energy, nuclear energy, solar and wind energy, bio energy, energy economics, and energy efficiency engineering, all dedicated to high quality R&D in energy science and technologies. We are in close cooperation with many leading universities such as Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Michigan University, and University of California – Berkeley, and major industry players including Terra Power which was founded by Mr. Bill Gates, SNPTC (State Nuclear Power Technology Corporation), and CGNPC (China Guangdong Nuclear Power Corporation), as well as Chinese government agencies such as the NEA (National Energy Administration). Our programme at Xiamen University Malaysia Campus aims to develop highly flexible professionals with solid specialty knowledge, who are ready for employment in energy related industries or for pursuing scholastic endeavours in the same or related fields. At the end of the programme, students will be equipped with core theoretical knowledge and practical skills for the analysis, modeling, evaluation, design, development, and implementation of energy technology. Programme Highlights A world-leading programme which produces well-trained professionals who are able to devise strategies to counter the global energy crisis by promoting the use of efficient, clean, renewable and sustainable energy technologies A customised programme which benefits from the vast Chinese experience in energy technology research and development A close cooperation with leading overseas universities and major industry players which ensures up-to-date appreciation of energy technology developments and research directions Careers Technical or research work in power plants, oil exploration companies or other energy production companies. [-]

Bachelor of Engineering in Software Engineering

Campus Full time 4 years February 2017 Malaysia Selangor China Fujian + 2 more

The software engineering programme at Xiamen University (XMU), which was introduced in 2002, is supported by the Software School, one of the 35 national exemplary software engineering schools approved by China’s Ministry of Education. [+]

The software engineering programme at Xiamen University (XMU), which was introduced in 2002, is supported by the Software School, one of the 35 national exemplary software engineering schools approved by China’s Ministry of Education. The school has established joint research and development collaborations with a number of overseas IT enterprises including MICROSOFT, IBM, BEA, ORACLE, SYBASE, SUN and DELL. We have achieved great success in cultivating talents with practical abilities and an international outlook in the field of software engineering since the inception of the programme. We were approved as the “Innovative Area of Talent Training Mode” and “Excellent Engineer Training Programme” by China’s Ministry of Education. Moreover, the course “software engineering” has been rated as a top-quality course by XMU, Fujian Province and Ministry of Education respectively. Our programme at Xiamen University Malaysia Campus is geared at producing graduates who are able to strike a balance between theories and practical implementation in software engineering, applying their knowledge and skills to design, develop, maintain and manage computer and mobile application systems in the context of a real-world engineering environment. Programme Highlights A comprehensive curriculum that is designed to cultivate the fundamental technical skills of graduates alongside the freedom to specialise in niche areas of software engineering An emphasis on cultivating interdisciplinary software engineering talents who are capable of meeting challenges in an ever-changing world A problem-based learning approach that incorporates practical/project/training-based elements into the teaching-learning process An opportunity to gain valuable industry exposure and hands-on experience through cooperation with global IT enterprises Careers Multimedia and telecommunication companies which are involved in application software development, software outsourcing servicing, networking, database management, information security, and software testing. [-]

Bachelor of Management in Accounting

Campus Full time 3 years February 2017 Malaysia Selangor China Fujian + 2 more

The accounting programme at Xiamen University (XMU), which was introduced in 1924, is currently ranked top in China according to China’s Ministry of Education. We were one of the pioneer batches in 1987 to be officially authorised to offer the programme which had been identified as one of the national key disciplines. [+]

The accounting programme at Xiamen University (XMU), which was introduced in 1924, is currently ranked top in China according to China’s Ministry of Education. We were one of the pioneer batches in 1987 to be officially authorised to offer the programme which had been identified as one of the national key disciplines. In the 2001 national key discipline assessment, we were ranked No. 1 in China and rewarded with a full score and were again authorised as a key provider of that programme. XMU was the first university to offer a doctoral degree programme in accounting in mainland China, and have produced nearly one third of all PhD graduates in Accounting in China. We are supported by a strong faculty team consisting of high calibre economists and accounting professors with 94% of them holding a Ph.D. degree, and 80% of them having previous academic experiences in world-famous universities. Since 1982, they have undertaken more than 30 key research projects and published more than 1,500 academic journal articles. Our programme at Xiamen University Malaysia Campus draws on and benefits from the excellent educational resources of both the School of Management and the School of Economics at XMU China. Our aim is to provide students with a broad and integrated learning experience covering accounting, auditing and financial management so as to develop their analytical and problem-solving skills. Programme Highlights A renowned programme at XMU, widely recognised by the private and public sectors A long tradition of internationalisation and one of the first to conduct research on Western-style accounting practices in China Integration of economics, especially finance, in the programme curriculum Students with a Bachelor Degree of Management in Accounting offered by XMUMC, is eligible for the first four papers (F1-F4) exemption for the ACCA accreditation. Careers Accounting firms, financial departments of companies, government departments, financial and banking institutions, and academic research institutions. [-]

Bachelor of Management in International Business

Campus Full time 3 years February 2017 Malaysia Selangor China Fujian + 2 more

The international business programme at Xiamen University (XMU) is offered by the School of Economics, the first school of economics ever established among the national key comprehensive universities in mainland China. [+]

The international business programme at Xiamen University (XMU) is offered by the School of Economics, the first school of economics ever established among the national key comprehensive universities in mainland China. The economics programme at XMU has always ranked among the top five in mainland China. According to the 2013 Tilburg University Worldwide Economics Schools Research Ranking, XMU ranked among the top four in China and 16th in Asia for the number of published articles in prestigious international publications. We are supported by a strong faculty consisting of 12 professors, 13 associate professors and 5 assistant professors. 80% of the faculty are Ph.D. degree holders with academic credentials awarded by world-famous universities. We place great emphasis on the research of theories and policies of international economy and trade, while maintaining a continuing interest in monitoring the actual dynamics and mechanisms of international businesses and overseas investment. Our programme at Xiamen University Malaysia Campus is designed to build a broad understanding of global business trends and issues, especially multinational businesses and their marketing strategies. With their newly acquired business acumen and skills, graduates are expected to excel in their chosen vocation by making use of their unique educational experience to deal with cross-cultural sensitivity during trans-border interactions and engagements. Programme Highlights A unique platform that facilitates the acquisition of a comprehensive set of knowledge and skills in the areas of international business, trade and investment as well as cross-cultural communication A popular programme that benefits from innovative teaching and scholastic pursuits A rare opportunity that offers a window to the world of doing business in China, Malaysia and beyond Careers Multinational companies, financial organisations, institutions of higher learning, and government organisations [-]

BA

Bachelor of Arts in Chinese Studies

Campus Full time 3 years February 2017 Malaysia Selangor China Fujian + 2 more

The Chinese Studies programme at Xiamen University has a long history of scholastic excellence since its establishment in 1921. Famous scholars such as Lu Xun and Lin Yutang were once the teaching staff of this programme. [+]

The Chinese Studies programme at Xiamen University has a long history of scholastic excellence since its establishment in 1921. Famous scholars such as Lu Xun and Lin Yutang were once the teaching staff of this programme. We are supported by the Humanities College, which consists of 9 research institutes and 15 research centres. The college publishes a number of high quality academic journals, such as China's Social and Economic Historical Research and Taoism Research. It has been accorded the honour of being the “National Talents Training and Research Base for Fundamental Studies in Humanities” and the “National Quality Courses” provider by China’s Ministry of Education, and has evolved to become the torch-bearer in the provision of education in the fields of Chinese linguistics, literature, history and philosophical studies. Our programme at Xiamen University Malaysia Campus aims to produce graduates who are proficient in Chinese, possess an in-depth understanding of Chinese literature, history, philosophy and culture, and are capable of transferring theoretical knowledge into practical applications. We expect our graduates to find gainful employment in the spheres of education, mass media, commerce and culture. Programme Highlights A comprehensive programme encompassing Chinese language, culture, history, and philosophy ŸAn excellent team of faculty members from renowned universities in China and other countries throughout the world ŸA distinctive educational approach combining knowledge with applications ŸA unique opportunity to study Chinese in Malaysia, and to study China in Xiamen ŸA seamless pathway to postgraduate studies at XMUMC or XMU China Careers News reporting, editing, Chinese language teaching, social and cultural research, transnational communication, playwriting, commercial advertising, business writing, public relations, etc. [-]

Bachelor of Arts in Journalism

Campus Full time 3 years February 2017 Malaysia Selangor China Fujian + 2 more

The journalism programme at Xiamen University (XMU) was first introduced in 1922. XMU was one of the three comprehensive universities in China that offered the international journalism programme in 1984. Since then we have been devoted to producing graduates who possess professional skills and a global outlook. [+]

The journalism programme at Xiamen University (XMU) was first introduced in 1922. XMU was one of the three comprehensive universities in China that offered the international journalism programme in 1984. Since then we have been devoted to producing graduates who possess professional skills and a global outlook. The programme has consistently produced hundreds of successful graduates who are gainfully employed in China’s mainstream media giants such as China Daily, People’s Daily, Xinhua News Agency, CCTV, China Radio International, and Guangming Daily. We have close cooperation with many leading universities such as the University of West Sydney, Cardiff University, and the University of Missouri. We also co-designed a joint programme with the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Our programme at Xiamen University Malaysia Campus is dedicated to equipping aspiring journalists with vast knowledge of the history of journalism, research methods, cross-cultural communication skills, and practical skills in various segments of the media, in addition to having professional ethics, a sense of social responsibility, and positive attitudes towards self-learning and life-long learning. Programme Highlights Access to excellent educational resources provided by XMU A dynamic blend of theory and practice, keeping pace with the latest developments and ways of thinking in journalism An enriching experience through interactions with media organisations and experienced industry professionals and academics from China and Malaysia Careers Newspaper publishers, radio stations, TV stations, magazine publishers, academic institutions, government agencies and departments, business corporations, etc. [-]