Best University in Malaysia for UK Dual Award BSc (Hons) Insurance Degree Course


Study Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Insurance Degree in Malaysia at the Award-Winning Asia Pacific University (APU)

 

When considering a career in the insurance industry, many students would think of studying actuarial science. Not

Asia Pacific University's new ultra-modern University Campus

Asia Pacific University’s new ultra-modern University Campus

many students know that they can actually get a degree in insurance in Malaysia. Insurance is also closely related to Risk Management which is also offered as a specialism at Asia Pacific University.

In both law and economics, insurance is a form of risk management primarily used to hedge against the risk of a contingent, uncertain loss. Insurance is the equitable transfer of the risk of a loss from one entity to another in exchange for payment and was practised by Chinese and Babylonian traders as long ago as the third millennia BC.

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Insurance can have significant effects on society through the way it changes who bears the cost of losses and damages. Insurance companies world-wide are often under media scrutiny for the manner in which they handle claims, particularly those associated with major natural disasters.

The short-term insurance, life insurance, medical insurance, and retirement funding markets collect substantial sums of money to fund risk. These funds contribute to the economy and are managed through the separate discipline of business finance.

 

Bachelor of Science (Hons) Insurance programme at Asia Pacific University

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Jane, Asia Pacific University

The 3-year Bachelor of Science (Hons) Insurance programme at Asia Pacific University is specifically designed to provide:

  • Knowledge and understanding of the relevant theories and techniques to the analysis and solution of problems in insurance and risk-aversion services.
  • Knowledge and skills to solve problems in insurance and risk management from the broader perspective of a general education, and apply skills acquired from their professional studies to other fields of social endeavor.
  • Abilities to identify with and operate within the assumptions, standards and social values of the insurance & risk aversion services industry.

The Bachelor of Science (Hons) Insurance degree programme is unique in that no other private university in Malaysia offers this course currently. With so many students taking business and finance courses, it is important to choose the right specialisation in order to gain the edge in the competitive working world.

With more than 20 years of experience and having been rated Excellent by MQA in the SETARA 2013 & 2011 ranking, Asia Pacific University is one of the best universities in Malaysia to study the degree in Insurance.

Programme Structure for the Bachelor of Science (Hons) Insurance at Asia Pacific University

Year 1 Subjects for the Degree in Insurance Course at Asia Pacific University

The highly experienced lecturers at Asia Pacific University are interactive & engages students in a vibrant learning environment

The highly experienced lecturers at Asia Pacific University are interactive & engages students in a vibrant learning environment

The first year programme will comprise modules from the areas of finance, economics, marketing and mathematics. The objective of the first year will be to equip students with the basic tools of mathematical, marketing, accounting and economic analysis which will be required for the modules to follow at Level 2.

Investigation in Statistics forms the basis for later statistics options. Linear Algebra, Calculus, Discrete Mathematics, Probability Models and Statistical Inference are introductory level courses designed to prepare you for using mathematics & Statistics in other context.

Economics will give you a better understanding of the Business Environment.

Financial Accounting skills and the core principles underlying financial theory will be introduced in this level which will be enhanced in the higher level.

Business & Communication Skills will further equip you with the communication skills required to cope with academic demands of degree level study in all disciplines.

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Fung (Right), Accounting at Asia Pacific University

Modules

  • Statistical Investigation
  • Linear Algebra
  • Business and Communication Skills
  • Calculus
  • Probability Models
  • Business Economics
  • Financial Accounting
  • Statistical Inference
  • Marketing
  • Introduction to Visual Programming

Year 2 Subjects for the Degree in Insurance Course at Asia Pacific University

The second year will focus on major insurance modules focusing on Life assurance, Health and medical insurance, risk and

Computing class at Asia Pacific University

Computing class at Asia Pacific University

insurance, legal aspect of insurance and the principles of insurance. Both the conventional and Islamic aspects will be discussed.

Modules such as Financial Planning & Control, Financial Analysis and Financial management will allow you to explore finance in greater depths, both at the planning and management aspect.

Students are also introduced to Business Research Method module which exposes students on how to conduct research and write research proposal.

Economics for Business module will enhance you with an understanding of the economic and business environment and its application to insurance business.

You will also use your co curricular activities (social, sport, cultural etc.) as evidence of the development of your personal skills, which are highly regarded by employers. You will collect this information in a portfolio and submit together with an essay showing how these experiences have helped to develop your employability skills such as social, interpersonal, planning, communications and many others.

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After the completion of Level 2 you will undertake a short Internship. This will enable you to experience the culture and ethos of a working environment and formal employment. You will benefit from seeing how the skills and knowledge you have acquired are applied in a practical setting and enhance your employment prospects upon graduation.

Modules

  • Management Science
  • Financial Statement Analysis
  • Economics For Business
  • Risk and Insurance
  • Management Information System
  • Principles of Insurance & Takaful
  • Legal Aspects of Insurance
  • Health and Medical Insurance
  • Business Research Methods
  • Life Insurance
  • Financial Management
  • Financial Planning and Control

Year 3 Subjects for the Degree in Insurance Course at Asia Pacific University

In the final year, students will concentrate more on the management and administration aspects of insurance. Modules like

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Management people & Performance, Building Customers Relations, Insurance Administration, Employee Benefits and Insurance Markets and Marketing.

Students will also carry out an individually researched project and thei own investigations into areas related to risk management or insurance (both Conventional & Takaful).

Modules

  • Building Customers Relations
  • Investigation in Insurance
  • Property Insurance
  • Liability Insurance
  • Insurance Markets and Marketing
  • Managing People and Performance
  • Insurance Administration
  • Reinsurance/Retakaful
  • Employee Benefits
  • Ethics in Insurance
  • Project in Insurance

Careers in Insurance in Malaysia

Insurance is a stable yet dynamic industry that provides a wealth of advancement and career opportunities. Careers ranging from administrative support to management programs, from sales to information technology, from accounting to customer. Graduates could work in a variety of areas in insurance including as an underwriter, a sales representative, an asset manager, a customer service representative.

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The UK Dual Degree Programmes at Asia Pacific University

Students at Asia Pacific University (APU) will receive a dual award upon graduation - one from APU and the other from Staffordshire University, UK

Students at Asia Pacific University (APU) will receive a dual award upon graduation – one from APU and the other from Staffordshire University, UK

The Dual Degree Programmes are offered through a unique collaborative partnership between APU and Staffordshire University, United Kingdom, through which Staffordshire accredits undergraduate programmesthat are designed and delivered by APU. On completion of the programme, students will be awarded two undergraduate degree Certificates and Transcripts: one from APU and one from Staffordshire.

The APU-Staffordshire Dual Degree Programmes are offered under an approved collaboration in accordance with the Code of Practice for the Assurance of Academic Quality and Standards in Higher Education as published by the United Kingdom Quality Assurance Agency’s (QAA).

APU’s academicprogrammes are all approved by the Ministry of Higher Education of Malaysia and the qualifications are accredited by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA).

The Computer Science degree programme at Asia Pacific University is specifically designed to provide:

  • Technical knowledge, skills and background in the design and organization of computer systems.
  • The ability to critically evaluate design paradigms, languages, algorithms, and techniques used to develop complex software systems.
  • The ability to evaluate and respond to opportunities for developing and exploiting new technologies.

Why Staffordshire University

Staffordshire University is truly committed to building a worldwide dynamic learning community. The University’s learning

Dr. Parmjit Singh, CEO of APU, as the Pro-Chancellor of Staffordshire University and Executive Director of Asia Pacific University (APU) & APIIT Welcoming Her Majesty The Queen, accompanied by The Duke of Edinburgh to Staffordshire University, UK

Dr. Parmjit Singh, CEO of APU, as the Pro-Chancellor of Staffordshire University and Executive Director of Asia Pacific University (APU) & APIIT Welcoming Her Majesty The Queen, accompanied by The Duke of Edinburgh to Staffordshire University, UK

community is global and students represent over 75 nations worldwide.

Since 1914, Staffordshire University has offered vocationally inspired education relevant for the age. Back then their focus was on mining and ceramics. Now the university is delivering everything from Computer Games Design to Forensic Science.

As well as being involved in many international collaborative research projects, Staffordshire University is committed to delivering high quality education through its many international partnerships.

Staffordshire University has over 17,000 students that make up a dynamic and vibrant community at their campuses in the United Kingdom.

Staffordshire University has a long and proud history of providing high quality, progressive and inclusive higher education for people from across Staffordshire, the region, the UK and the rest of the world.

Staffordshire University has a reputation for producing graduates with the knowledge, skills and ability to make their mark in the world.

Some facts about Staffordshire University are:

Staffordshire University’s strong focus on employability was underlined in the UK Sunday Times newspaper’s 2010 University

APIIT's Programmes are subjected to extensively External Quality Assurance processes by Staffordshire University

APIIT’s Programmes are subjected to extensively External Quality Assurance processes by Staffordshire University

League Tables, in which it was recognized as a leading UK university for achieving graduate employment.

One of the first universities in the world to offer computing degrees back in the 1960s, Staffordshire maintains a strong reputation for excellence and innovation in teaching technology based subjects.

The University’s Computing, Computer Games Design, Network Security, Mechanical, Electrical, Electronic and Automotive Engineering awards are all highly respected by employers globally.

Staffordshire’s Accounting and Finance, Business Studies, Economics, Management and Marketing degrees have all been designed to provide a truly international perspective. This is a real benefit for students wishing to pursue a career in Business or Commerce.

The University’s learning community is truly global. At any one time, in excess of 17,000 students from over 75 countries are studying in Great Britain, by distance learning, or on Staffordshire University quality-accredited courses internationally.

APU Programmes are subjected to extensively External Quality Assurance processes by Staffordshire University, who also

award the Undergraduate Degrees. This ensures that our programmes are benchmarked against international standards.

In addition, APU’s solid relationship with Staffordshire University is among the strongest and most successful foreign collaborations in Malaysia, and is particularly notable in their strong shared mission of producing highly employable graduates.

Staffordshire University Rankings

Guardian University Guide 2016

Staffordshire University is a top rated university in the UK

Staffordshire University is a top rated university in the UK

  • Staffordshire University is ranked 83 Overall by the Guardian’s University Guide 2016
  • Staffordshire University is ranked 69th by the Guardian University Guide 2016: league table for computer science and information systems
  • Staffordshire University is ranked 47 by the Guardian University Guide 2016: league table for accounting & finance

Complete University Guide University 2016

  • Staffordshire University’s Ranking in the Complete University Guide University Subject Tables 2016 for accounting & finance is 79
  • Staffordshire University’s Ranking in the Complete University Guide University Subject Tables 2016 for computer science is 83
  • Staffordshire University UK is ranked 39th by the Guardian’s University Guide 2016: league table for film production & photography
  • Staffordshire University’s Ranking in the Complete University Guide University Subject Tables 2016 for Art & Design is 62

An Excellent Future with Staffordshire University UK

Graduates from APIIT will be awarded the degree from Staffordshire University, UK

Graduates from APIIT will be awarded the degree from Staffordshire University, UK

  • The 2014 National Student Survey (NSS) show computing awards at Staffordshire University exceeding the national sector average for the computer subject area.
  • The 2014 National results from the Destination of Leavers in Higher Education also show Staffordshire University computing awards exceeding the national average for computing graduate employability/further study, six months after graduation.
  • Staffordshire has forged partnerships with industry-leading companies such as Sony, Cisco, Microsoft, Vodafone, Jaguar Land Rover and Epic Games in support of teaching and learning as well as in preparing students for their careers.
  • The collaboration between Staffordshire University and US based Epic Games led to the launch of the University’s Epic Games Centre, which offers students the opportunity to put theory into practice and develop a deeper understanding of the commercial complexities of the gaming development process.
  • Staffordshire University graduates have been well accepted by industry. Many graduates have gone on to work with internationally recognised organisations such as the BBC, Microsoft, Bentley Motors and NASA. Others have gone on to form their own successful businesses whilst some graduates have worked on Oscar winning films, written books and even won an Olympic gold medal.

About Asia Pacific University (APU)

The Asia Pacific University of Technology and Innovation (APU) is acknowledged to be one of Malaysia’s premier University of higher learning for technology.

The award-winning university, Asia Pacific University of Technology & Innovation (APU) campus in Bukit Jalil

The award-winning university, Asia Pacific University of Technology & Innovation (APU) campus in Bukit Jalil

Since its inception in 1993 as the Asia Pacific Institute of Information Technology (APIIT), the University has produced more than 16,000 highly skilled technology professionals in Malaysia and the Asia Pacific region, and has earned a reputation for excellence in education and research and development.

APIIT & APU had continuously wins awards for excellence in education, research and development and for the achievements of their students.

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 programmes, with the intention of producing individuals who will learn, adapt and think differently in new and better ways.

An impressive 95% of APU’s graduates obtain jobs before graduation. Students interested to register at APU may go to this link.Scholarships are available to deserving students. Affordable hostel accommodation is provided for outstation students.

Asia Pacific University is An Award-Winning University

The Asia Pacific University of Technology and Innovation (APU) stands tall among Malaysia’s premier Institutions of Higher

Asia Pacific University's Microsoft Imagine Cup winning team, comprising Tan Jit Ren (left), Wong Mun Choong (second from left), Chan Wai Lun (third from left) and Ker Jia Chiun (right), will represent the nation in the world finals of the competition in Sydney, Australia

Asia Pacific University’s Microsoft Imagine Cup winning team, comprising Tan Jit Ren (left), Wong Mun Choong (second from left), Chan Wai Lun (third from left) and Ker Jia Chiun (right), will represent the nation in the world finals of the competition in Sydney, Australia

Learning – this is a University where a unique fusion of technology, innovation and creativity works effectively towards preparing graduates for significant roles in business and society globally.

In 2004, APU’s associate institution, APIIT, was the only Malaysian education institution to have won multiple awards in both National and International Asia Pacific ICT Awards. It was also the only Malaysian finalist in the Asian Innovation Awards and the winner of the Malaysian IT Product of the Year.

1. Tier 5 ranking or Excellent in the SETARA 2013 and 2011 which is Malaysia’s ranking system for universities
2. Their students have won the Microsoft Imagine Cup (Malaysia) for 2010, 2011 & 2012 and have represented Malaysia in the Microsoft Imagine Cup (World) competition. For 2011, they won all the top 3 awards.
3. Prime Minister Industry Excellence Award 2010

Originally established as the Asia Pacific Institute of Information Technology (APIIT) in 1993, APU has more than 9000 students from 90 countries studying in its Malaysian campus.

This gives you an opportunity to build an international network while studying as well as gain invaluable cultural insights and communication skills.

 More than 95% of APU graduates are employed by graduation.

As a testimony of thatAsia Pacific University (APU) is the best university for computing, computer science and ICT in Malaysia, they and their students have won the following awards:

UTP – HAX National Hacking Competition 2014

  • 2014 – 1st Runner Up
  • 2014 – 4th Place

Big App Challenge 1.0

Asia Pacific Students win awards at the E-Genting Programming Competition (EGPC) 2014

Asia Pacific Students win awards at the E-Genting Programming Competition (EGPC) 2014

  • 2014 – 1st Runner Up

International Invention, Innovation & Technology Exhibition (ITEX)

Makeweekend Robotics Challenge 2013

Asia Pacific ICT Awards (APICTA) Malaysia (Multimedia Development Corporation)

  • 2013 – Top Award for ‘Best of Tertiary Student Project’
  • 2012 – Top Award for ‘Best of Tertiary Student Project’
  • 2011 – Winner of ‘Special Jury Award’ by the Prime Minister

    Jasmine Kaur, Asia Pacific University student, winning the International Asia Pacific ICT Awards (APICTA) 2013 – ‘Best of Tertiary Student Project’

    Jasmine Kaur, Asia Pacific University student, winning the International Asia Pacific ICT Awards (APICTA) 2013 – ‘Best of Tertiary Student Project’

  • 2011 – Top Award for ‘Best of Tertiary Student Project’
  • 2011 – 2 Merit Awards for ‘Best of Tertiary Student Project’
  • 2010 – Top Award for ‘Best of Tertiary Student Project’
  • 2008 – Top Award for ‘Best of e-Inclusion & e-Community’
  • 2005 – Top Award for ‘Best of Applications & Infrastructure Tools’
  • 2004 – Top Award for ‘Best of Education & Training’
  • 2004 – Top Award for ‘Best of Applications & Infrastructure Tools’
  • 2004 – Merit Award for ‘Best of Research & Development’
  • 2003 – Merit Award for ‘Best of Research & Development’
  • 2002 – Merit Award for ‘Best of Smart Learning Applications’
  • 2001 – Merit Award for ‘Best of Smart Learning Applications’
  • 2000 – Merit Award for ‘Best of Smart Learning Applications’
  • 2000 – Top Award for ‘Best of Student Projects’
  • 1999 – Merit Award for ‘Best of Student Projects’

International Asia Pacific ICT Awards (APICTA)

  • 2012 – Merit Award for ‘Best of Tertiary Student Project’
  • 2011 – Merit Award for ‘Best of Tertiary Student Project’
  • 2010 – Merit Award for ‘Best of Tertiary Student Project’
  • 2004 – Merit Award for ‘Best of Education & Training’
  • 2004 – Merit Award for ‘Best of Applications & Infrastructure Tools’

NAPEI Awards (National Association of Private Education Institutions, Malaysia)

Students at Asia Pacific University are awarded a degree from Staffordshire University, UK and APU

Students at Asia Pacific University are awarded a degree from Staffordshire University, UK and APU

  • 2011 – Award for Educational Excellence
  • 2007 – Award for Educational Excellence
  • 2004 – Award for Educational Excellence

Microsoft Imagine Cup (Microsoft Inc.)

  • 2012 – Winner of Microsoft Imagine Cup (Malaysia)
  • 2012 – Top Award for ‘MDeC Special Innovation’
  • 2011 – Winner of Microsoft Imagine Cup (Malaysia)
  • 2011 – 1st Runner-up of Microsoft Imagine Cup (Malaysia)
  • 2011 – 2nd Runner-up of Microsoft Imagine Cup (Malaysia)
  • 2011 – Top Award for ‘MDeC Special Innovation’
  • 2011 – Top Award for ‘Presentation Superstars’
  • 2010 – Winner of Microsoft Imagine Cup (Malaysia)
  • 2010 – Top 6 finalists at World Championship in Poland
  • 2010 – Top Award for ‘Best Presentation Team’
  • 2010 – Top Award for ‘Best Implementation of Multipoint’
  • 2004 – 3rd Prize Award for ‘System Government Elections Software’

Malaysia Cybersecurity Awards (Cybersecurity Malaysia)

APU students win Gold and Bronze awards in the 25th International Invention, Innovation and Technology Exhibition (ITEX)

APU students win Gold and Bronze awards in the 25th International Invention, Innovation and Technology Exhibition (ITEX)

  • 2013 – Award for ‘Information Security Training Provider of the Year’
  • 2012 – Award for ‘Information Security Training Provider of the Year’
  • 2009 – Award for ‘Information Security Training Provider of the Year’

Industry Excellence Awards by Ministry of International Trade & Industry

  • 2011 – Winner of Prime Minister’s Industry Excellence Award
  • 2011 – Winner of ‘Special Jury Award’ by the Prime Minister

Ministry of Higher Education Malaysia Awards

  • 2008 – Top Award for ‘Best Website Design’

Ministry of Education Excellence Awards (Ministry of Education, Malaysia)

  • 2003 – Award of Excellence in Research & Development
  • 2003 – Award of Excellence for Development of Overseas Centers

Prime Minister’s Golden Hands Award (Ministry of Works, Malaysia)

  • 2004 – Top Award in Network and PC Maintenance category

PIKOM – Computimes ICT Awards (Association of Computer Industry in Malaysia)

1st Runner Up in the 2014 Chartered Institute of Management Accounting (CIMA) GLOBAL Business Challenge Malaysia - Ali Atiq, Nikita Arabel Pironti, Kasimova Shafia and Veeresh Roy Joggesser, who are all third year BA (Hons) in Accounting and Finance students from Asia Pacific University (APU)

1st Runner Up in the 2014 Chartered Institute of Management Accounting (CIMA) GLOBAL Business Challenge Malaysia – Ali Atiq, Nikita Arabel Pironti, Kasimova Shafia and Veeresh Roy Joggesser, who are all third year BA (Hons) in Accounting and Finance students from Asia Pacific University (APU)

  • 2005 – Product of the Year Award for ‘URL Checker’
  • 2004 – Product of the Year Award for ‘Screenshield Suite’

DEBATE COMPETITION 2011 (Ministry of Higher Education Malaysia)

  • 2011 – Champion of HEP- IPTS Debate Competition 2011

Deloitte Inter-University Tax Competition 2011

  • 2011 – Merit Award

Game Design Challenge 2011 (GameCareerGuide.com)

  • 2011 – Best Entry ‘Game Design Challenge: One Button Challenge’
  • 2011 – Best Entry ‘Game Design Challenge: Think Of the Children’

BOSCH Power Tools Asia Cordless Race 2011

  • 2011 – Consolation Prize

ITEX 2009 Awards – Won by APU Graduates (International Invention, Innovation & Technology Exhibition)

  • 2009 – Gold Award for ‘Best Invention – SmartSurface’
  • 2009 – Special Award for Corporate Invention

Stanford University’s Global Innovation Tournament 2009

Asia Pacific University offers electrical & electronic engineering and mechatronic engineering degree courses

Asia Pacific University offers electrical & electronic engineering and mechatronic engineering degree courses

  • 2009 – Winner for Global Innovation Tournament Global Challenge

1Malaysia Innovation Tournament (1MIT) 2010

  • 2010 – Winner for ‘Best Animated Award’
  • 2010 – Winner for ‘Most Scariest Video Award’

Hack In The Box (HITB) International Competition 2010

  • 2010 – 2nd Prize for ‘Weapon of Mass Destruction’

Malaysia Frost & Sullivan Technology Innovation Award 2010 (Won by APU Graduates)

  • 2010 – Award for ‘Emerging Human Computer Interface Technologies’

World University Debates Championship 2010

  • 2010 – Runner-up in the Grand Final

MSC Malaysia Creative Industry Awards 2009 (Games Category – Student)

  • 2009 – Award for ‘Best Game Design’
  • 2009 – Award for ‘Best Technical’

Asian Innovation Awards (Far Eastern Economic Review, Singapore)

  • A campus tour with professional advise helps EduSpiral's students to make a better decision. Pic - Some of our clients touring Asia Pacific University

    A campus tour with professional advise helps EduSpiral’s students to make a better decision. Pic – Some of our clients touring Asia Pacific University

    2004 – Only Malaysian Finalist

DKSH-CSSC Award

  • 2006 – First Prize for DKSH-CSSC Media Challenge 2006

Enterprise 50 Award (Accenture & SMI Development Corp)

1998, 1999, 2000 – 3rd position in 2000 among top 50 Malaysian organisations

e-Genting Programming Competition (R&D Division, e-Genting)

  • 2006 – First Prize for ‘Software Program Design and Development’
  • 2004 – First Prize for ‘Software Program Design and Development’
  • 2003 – First Prize for ‘Software Program Design and Development’
  • 2002 – Merit Award for ‘Software Program Design and Development’

HSBC Young IT Entrepreneur Awards (Hong Kong Bank)

  • 2004 – Gold Award for ‘Universal Wireless Charging’ solution
  • 2004 – Judges Award for ‘Security Transmitter & Detector’ device
  • 2002 – Silver Award for ‘Business Edutainment Access Medium’

MSC-IHL Business Plan Competition (Institutions of Higher Learning Business Plan Competition by Multimedia Development Corporation)

  • Team Yolo from Asia Pacific University of Technology & Innovation (APU) achieved the 1st Runner Up of the UTP-HAX National Hacking Competition 2014

    Team Yolo from Asia Pacific University of Technology & Innovation (APU) achieved the 1st Runner Up of the UTP-HAX National Hacking Competition 2014

    2012 – Merit prize for Business Idea Category

  • 2005 – Grand prize for Business Idea Category
  • 2005 – Merit prize for Business Plan Category

Asia Student .NET Awards (Microsoft Inc.)

  • 2003 – 3rd Prize Award for ‘Automobile Manufacture Service’ software application
  • 2003 – 5th Prize Award for ‘i-Mall’ software application

Forum Nokia Mobile Challenge Java Competition (Nokia Inc.)

  • 2002 – Top 3 winners worldwide for a Java-based e-mail client application for Nokia devices using J2ME (Java 2 Micro Edition)

Dare to be Digital Programming Competition (British Council / University of Abertay, Dundee)

  • 2003 – 1st Prize Award for a Multiplayer Online Game
  • 2003 – 3rd Prize Award for a Role Playing Strategy Game

Business Excellence Award 2006 (Malaysia Canada Business Council)

  • 2006 – Bronze award for Industry Excellence for Education

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Asia Pacific University is a top University in Malaysia

Asia Pacific University’s achievements in winning a host of prestigious awards at national and regional levels over the years bear testimony

Asia Pacific ICT Award 2012 (APICTA 2012) for the Best of Tertiary Student Winners from APU

Asia Pacific ICT Award 2012 (APICTA 2012) for the Best of Tertiary Student Winners from APU

to their commitment to excellence in higher education and training, as well as innovative research and development and comercialisation.

  • UCTI has now been upgraded to university status hence the name change to Asia Pacific University of Technology and Innovation (APU)
  • UCTI (through APIIT) is Malaysia’s first Institution to achieve Multimedia Super Corridor (MSC) Company Status
  • The only Institution to have won the prestigious MSC Asia Pacific ICT Awards every year since the inception of the awards in 1999.
  • UCTI’s academic programmes are all approved by the Ministry of Higher Education of Malaysia and the qualifications are accredited by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA).
  • Asia Pacific University College of Technology and Innovation (UCTI) was established when Asia Pacific Institute of Information Technology (APIIT) was officially awarded University College status by the Ministry of Higher Education, Malaysia, in 2004.

The new University College is now called UCTI for short. Recently in July 2012, they have received university status and therefore is now known as the Asia Pacific University of Technology and Innovation (APU)

Research & Development Achievements for Asia Pacific University (APU)

Electrical and Electronic Engineering lab at Asia Pacific University

Electrical and Electronic Engineering lab at Asia Pacific University

URLchecker
•    Winner of “ICT Product of the Year 2005” at PIKOM Computimes ICT Awards 2005
•    Winner of “Best of Application and Infrastructure Tools” at MSC-APICTA Awards 2005

The Screenshield Suite

  • Winner of “Best of Application and Infrastructure Tools” at MSC-APICTA Awards 2008
  • Winner of “ICT Product of the Year 2004” at PIKOM Computimes ICT Awards 2004
  • Merit Award Winner of “Best of Application and Infrastructure Tools” at APICTA Awards 2004, Hong Kong
  • Winner of “Best of Application and Infrastructure Tools” at MSC-APICTA Awards 2004
  • Finalist at Far East Economic Review Asian Innovation Awards 2004 – Improving Quality of Life
  • FileShield – Best of R&D, Merit Award at MSC-APICTA 2003

iSMART
•    Merit Award Winner of ‘Best Education and Training’ at APICTA Awards 2004, Hong Kong
•    Winner of “Best of Education and Training” at MSC-APICTA Awards 2004

C.A.R.P.E.T.
•    Merit Winner of “Best of R&D” at MSC-APICTA Awards 2004

Technologically Advanced Facilities at Asia Pacific University

Asia Pacific University students have access to state-of-the-art computer facilities that include the latest PCs and workstations with Internet connection, operating systems, software suites and commercial programming software in multiple IT labs built for project work, multimedia production, software and internet programming.

Asia Pacific University students have access to state-of-the-art computer facilities that include the latest PCs and workstations with Internet connection, operating systems, software suites and commercial programming software in multiple IT labs built for project work, multimedia production, software and internet programming.

APU’s library is a gateway to a comprehensive collection of books, journals, periodicals, student projects and other related publications to support learning and research for all students and staff.

In addition, you can access online digital libraries from leading providers such as Proquest, Emerald, ACM and Current Law Journals. The library also houses areas for individual and group study, computer facilities and a photocopying facility.

All students have access to state-of-the-art computer facilities that include the latest PCs and workstations with Internet connection, operating systems, software suites and commercial programming software in multiple IT labs built for project work, multimedia production, software and internet programming. Furthermore, all around the campus you will have access to wireless Internet so you can learn anywhere, anytime.

Learning and understanding of the various Engineering principles at different levels is supported by hands-on laboratory work. This is undertaken in fully-equipped laboratories for Analogue and Digital electronics, Communications Engineering, Electrical Power, Controls and Automation, as well as Materials and Testing laboratories and the Mechanical workshop.

As well as this, in order to enable students to learn and understand the latest high-tech engineering techniques, software such as Matlab, Multisim (Simulation) and Autodesk Inventor (Engineering Design) have been installed in the Engineering software and Microprocessor laboratory. Students can make use of all these facilities to do their course work and projects.

Strategic Location of Asia Pacific University’s campus in Kuala Lumpur

Asia Pacific University (APU) has won hundreds of Awards including the SETARA 2013 Tier 5 "Excellent" Ranking. It's campus is in Technology Park Malaysia, Bukit Jalil

Asia Pacific University (APU) has won hundreds of Awards including the SETARA 2013 Tier 5 “Excellent” Ranking. It’s campus is in Technology Park Malaysia, Bukit Jalil

The university is strategically located in Technology Park Malaysia, Bukit Jalil. It is near condos and the Bukit Jalil LRT station. A free shuttle bus is provided for students to the LRT station and their accommodation.

APU will be moving to a new campus at the end of 2015 which is also located at Technology Park Malaysia.

Technology Park Malaysia at Bukit Jalil is the ideal location for this new and contemporary Campus due to its strong positioning as Malaysia’s primary hub for leading-edge and high-tech developments in a wide variety of areas such as Information and Communication Technology, Biotechnology, Microelectronics, Engineering and Broadcasting.

TPM is also located in one of the most rapidly developing areas in Kuala Lumpur, and is well served and accessible through major highways, LRT and other forms of public transportation.

The central atrium space of APU’s new campus forms the hub to the building with large communal spaces, multipurpose hall and various other facilities like the large library, computer & engineering labs, lounges and syndicate rooms.

Students will enjoy a lifestyle experience through the sports and recreation facilities such as swimming pool, fitness center as well as basement car parks on campus, among many other exciting facilities.

Financial Aid at Asia Pacific University (APU)

Scholarships, PTPN Loan and MARA Loan are available. For details, please contact EduSpiral Consultant Services.

A wide range of affordable hostel accommodation is provided. Free bus shuttles are provided to and from APU and the hostel as well as the Bukit Jalil LRT station.

Muhammad Anis Ur Rehman, Manager, Student Services at Asia Pacific University and APIIT presenting an appreciation gift to Lonnie from EduSpiral Consultant Services

Muhammad Anis Ur Rehman, Manager, Student Services at Asia Pacific University and APIIT presenting an appreciation gift to Lonnie from EduSpiral Consultant Services

Scholarships at APIIT range from 30% to 100% depending on the students’ results in SPM, STPM, UEC, O-Levels, or the A-Levels. Sports Scholarships are also available for State and National Players.

Special scholarships are available for students from East Malaysia – Sabah and Sarawak, to assist them to achieve their educational goals.

APIIT and Asia Pacific University staff will advise and assist students in applying for the PTPN and MARA loans. MARA Loans are only available for bumi students.

Students interested to register at APU may go to this link.

“Asia Pacific University of Technology & Innovation (APU) works closely with EduSpiral Consultant Services in assisting a smooth transfer into our programmes for students from all over Malaysia.

Students who have joined APIIT through EduSpiral are very happy with their services and have found their online advise insightful and valuable. EduSpiral also provides guided tours to our campus and provides students with an in-depth view of the careers in IT, Business, Accounting, Banking and Finance and Engineering enabling them to make sound decisions.”

Muhammad Anis Ur Rehman
Manager, Student Services

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EduSpiral emphasised the importance of having good English for our future career. I am glad to join a globalised university which has helped me to improve my communication skills. Vincent Yeoh, Accounting & Finance at Asia Pacific University

EduSpiral emphasised the importance of having good English for our future career. I am glad to join a globalised university which has helped me to improve my communication skills.
Vincent Yeoh, Accounting & Finance at Asia Pacific University

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