Management & Science University (MSU)

Management & Science University (MSU)

University Drive, Off Persiaran Olahraga, 40100 Shah Alam, Selangor, Malaysia
Nearest Airport: Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport
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25,000 RMB/year

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Shah Alam, Malaysia

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  • Established in 2001
  • NMC/WHO approved University
  • Globally Recognised University

Management & Science University (MSU) is a private university in Malaysia located in Shah Alam, Selangor. The university was founded in 2001 as University College of Technology & Management Malaysia before officially became a full fledge university in October 2007 as Management & Science University.

It is an urban campus. Management & Science University (MSU) is one of Malaysia's top universities with a focus on developing and delivering quality human capital in national and global critical- need areas; among these are Medicine, Health Sciences, Pharmacy, Information Sciences, and Engineering, besides Business Management & Professional Studies, Education & Social Sciences, Hospitality & Culinary, and Music & Fashion. The university’s award-winning academic programmes meet stringent standards of local and international bodies.

Management & Science University creditors include the Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA), the United Kingdom’s Accreditation Services for International Schools, Colleges & Universities (ASIC), the Japans Alliance on Business Education and Scholarship for Tomorrow (ABEST21) and the Accreditation Council for Entrepreneurial & Engaged Universities (ACEEU) Management & Science University currently ranks in the Top 100 among the world’s top young universities, Top 200 among Asia’s best universities, and Top 301+ for University Impact. Ranked by both Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) and Times Higher Education (THE), Management & Science University’s world rankings place it in the Top 51% of the world’s best universities (QS WUR 2020) and Top 200 for impact on global health and well-being, gender equality, and reduced inequalities (THE University Impact Rankings 2019) Management & Science University has also been awarded Platinum 5 Crowns by the UKs Accreditation Service for International Schools, Colleges and Universities (ASIC); and QS-rated 5-Stars on the metrics of Teaching, Graduate employability, Facilities, Social Responsibility, and Inclusiveness.

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Management & Science University has also been awarded Platinum 5 Crowns by the UK’s Accreditation Service for International Schools, Colleges and Universities (ASIC); and QS-rated 5-Stars on the metrics of Teaching, Graduate employability, Facilities, Social Responsibility, and Inclusiveness.

Besides internationalization, the Management & Science University mission for excellence in human capital development is benchmarked by industry employability, entrepreneurship, and community sustainability; supported by research, lifelong learning, and flexible education.

Management & Science University is an applied, enterprise university focused on graduate employability. With 98.7% of its graduates successfully securing employment within six months of their graduation, Management & Science University is ranked by the Ministry of Education (MoE) as Malaysia’s #1 for graduate employability. MSU also made the Top 100 Leading Graduate Employers list and received the Grad Malaysia 2019 Award for The Most Popular Graduate Employer in the Education Sector.

Also rated by MoE as SETARA Tier-5 Excellent Status University and ranked as The Most Entrepreneurial Private University in Malaysia, MSU is a Malaysia Tourism Council Gold Award School of Tourism and Hospitality and the Malaysia Centre of Excellence of the Asia Pacific Institute of Events Management (APIEM).

Management & Science University is also the first university recognized outside of Japan by the Alliance on Business Education and Scholarship for Tomorrow (ABEST21) and the first to be recognized by the UK's Accreditation Service for International Schools, Colleges and Universities (ASIC) as a Global TVET Model University with Outstanding Leadership in International TVET Education.

Management & Science University had received the ASIC double awards of Excellence in Quality International Education and Outstanding Contribution to International Education.

Along with the Global TVET Model University award, MSU has been granted ASIQUAL Validated Award Centre Status for the provision of ASIQUAL Validated Programmes and Recognized Centre Status with ASIQUAL for the provision of ASIQUAL qualifications.

As a top university in Malaysia and the country’s best teaching and learning university, Management & Science University prioritizes student development to enhance graduate employability. Its highly qualified academics and international visiting professors support a holistic curricular framework that delivers compelling learning experiences.

Blending technical vocational education and training (TVET) with traditional academic curricula, Management & Science University enhances competencies with industry internship, community and creative entrepreneurship, as well as global exposure; empowering MSU graduates with the well- roundedness desired and sought after by employers.

Extensive partnerships and collaborations with institutions in over 40 countries worldwide provide comprehensive mobility opportunities for all MSU students, enhancing their graduate employability through global exposures by studies and internships abroad.

Among the best in the region, the Universitys programmes of study are meticulously crafted to enhance graduate potential, producing graduates that are a popular pick among employers.

Management and Science University (MSU) houses the Faculty of Health and Life Sciences, the Faculty of Business Management and Professional Studies, the Faculty of Information Sciences and Engineering, the International Medical School, the School of Pharmacy, the School of Education and Social Sciences, the School of Hospitality and Creative Arts, the School of Graduate Studies, the Graduate School of Management, and the Centre for Fundamental Studies.

In all, as an applied, enterprise, holistic and international university, Management & Science University offers foundation, undergraduate, postgraduate and flexible programs through an entry system that facilitates admission of students from all walks of life, where it aims to Transforming lives and enriching future.

Management & Science University ranking at global world level was 551 - 560. Management & Science University ranking level at Asian level was 139. Management & Science University ranking at graduate employability was 301- 500.


Pre-University courses:
  1. Foundation (Science Biology/Health Science).
  2. Foundation in Business.
  3. Foundation in Engineering and Technology.
  4. Foundation in Information Technology.
  5. Foundation in Law.
  6. Foundation in TESL.
  7. Foundation in Visual Art.
Diploma Level:
  1. Diploma in Interior Design.
  2. Diploma in Accounting.
  3. Diploma in Aircraft Maintenance Technology.
  4. Diploma in Aircraft Maintenance Technology.
  5. Diploma in Business Computing.
  6. Diploma in Computer Engineering.
  7. Diploma in Computer Forensic.
  8. Diploma in Computer Forensic.
  9. Diploma in Counseling and Guidance.
  10. Diploma in Creative Visual.
  11. Diploma in Culinary Arts.
  12. Diploma in Early childhood Education.
  13. Diploma in Education (TESL).
  14. Diploma in Electrical and Electronic Engineering.
  15. Diploma in Entrepreneurship.
  16. Diploma in Event Management.
  17. Diploma in Fashion Design.
  18. Diploma in Games Design and Animation.
  19. Diploma in Graphic Design.
  20. Diploma in Hair Dressing.
  21. Diploma in Hospitality and Tourism Management.
  22. Diploma in Human Capital Management.
  23. Diploma in Human Capital Management.
  24. Diploma in Information Management.
  25. Diploma in Information Technology (Mobile and Wireless Technology.
  26. Diploma in Investment Management.
  27. Diploma in Islamic Banking.
  28. Diploma in Islamic Finance
  29. Diploma in Logistics Management.
  30. Diploma in Management.
  31. Diploma in Mechanical Engineering.
  32. Diploma in Mechanical Engineering (Air Conditioning and Refrigeration).
  33. Diploma in Mechanical Engineering (High-rise Building Maintenance).
  34. Diploma in Medical Assistant.
  35. Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology.
  36. Diploma in Medical Sciences.
  37. Diploma in Multimedia.
  38. Diploma in Music.
  39. Diploma in Music Technology.
  40. Diploma in Nursing.
  41. Diploma in Occupational Safety and Health.
  42. Diploma in Office Management Technology.
  43. Diploma in Outdoor Recreation
  44. Diploma in Patisserie Arts.
  45. Diploma in Pharmacy.
  46. Diploma in Physiotherapy.
  47. Diploma in Radiotherapy.
  48. Diploma in Ophthalmic Dispensing and etc.
Bachelor’s Degree Level:
  1. B.Sc. in Pharmaceutical Technology.
  2. Bachelor in Entrepreneurship.
  3. Bachelor in Accountancy.
  4. Bachelor in Accounting and Finance.
  5. Bachelor in Bioinformatics.
  6. Bachelor in Broadcasting.
  7. Bachelor in Business Computing.
  8. Bachelor in Cardiovascular Technology.
  9. Bachelor in Computer Engineering.
  10. Bachelor in Computer Forensic.
  11. Bachelor in Creative Multimedia.
  12. Bachelor in Culinary Arts.
  13. Bachelor in Engineering and Technology.
  14. Bachelor in English Language and Literature Studies.
  15. Bachelor in Environmental Health.
  16. Bachelor in Event Management.
  17. Bachelor in Fashion Design with Marketing.
  18. Bachelor in Finance.
  19. Bachelor in Forensic Science.
  20. Bachelor in Games Design and Animation.
  21. Bachelor in Graphic Design.
  22. Bachelor in Health Science Management.
  23. Bachelor in Hospitality and Tourism Management.
  24. Bachelor in Human Capital Management.
  25. Bachelor in Psychology.
  26. Bachelor in Product Design.
  27. Bachelor in Biomedical Science.
  28. Bachelor in Optometry.
  29. Bachelor in Pharmacy and etc.

Masters Degree Level:

  1. Applied Science.
  2. M.Sc. in Engineering.
  3. Master in Computer Science and etc.


How to Apply? Application Procedure

Applying to MSU is a fairly straightforward process. Here are the basic steps you need to follow.

Choosing Your Course

If you haven't applied for a course, the first thing you need to do as an international student is to apply for one. Click the link below to view our impressive list of courses. 

  • Undergraduate Programmes 
  • Postgraduate Programmes

Fill in the Application Form & Attach Your Supporting Documents

Application can be made through our online application form. You are advised to submit your application at least 2 months prior to the commencement of your programme intake to avoid any unnecessary delays. 

In order to support your application, you will need to attach the following supporting documents to your online application form:

  1.     Certified clear copy of all relevant academic qualifications (transcripts and certificates)
  2. Certified clear copy of IELTS/TOEFL transcript (if applicable)
  3. One (1) certified clear copy set of applicant's passport including blank pages (with at least 1 year validity from the intake date)
  4. Six (6) pieces of identical passport sized photos. Image must be professionally and recently taken, front-facing, non-smiling, against a white background
  5. No Objection Certificate (NOC) from the relevant embassy if you are from an African or sub Saharan country
  6. Pre-Arrival Medical Examination report.
  7. If financed by scholarship/study loan, documented evidence must be attached. If self-sponsored, a guarantee letter/financial statement from bank, parents or sponsor is compulsory
  8. English translations of all documents submitted (where applicable)
Application & Visa Payment

 Your completed online application form must be accompanied by the prescribed fee: 

  • Application Fee – RM500
  • Student Pass & Visa Processing Fee for students from all other countries (non-refundable) – RM2,158
  • Student Pass & Visa Processing Fee for Indonesian students only (non-refundable) – RM2,698

Payment for the Application and Visa Processing Fees can be made by Telegraphic Transfer*. The payment must be made payable to the details below: 

Verification of application and payment received will normally take 3-7 working days**. Please note that the fees above may be subject to change.

* This payment covers Application and Visa Processing only.
** Incomplete applications will not be processed. 

Pre- Arrival Information:

Immigration Advice: Overview of Immigration Guidelines

All international students must attain the Single Entry Visa (SEV) from the Malaysian High Commission/Embassy before entering Malaysia (if SEV is required for your country).

Student Pass & Visa Approval Letter

The Student Pass and Visa are endorsed onto your passport by the Malaysian Immigration Department i.e., Visa type, multiple entry and Visa expiry date (which is for one year). The Malaysian Immigration and Ministry of Education Malaysia (MOE) regulations require all international students to enroll as full-time students throughout their study.

Medical Examination Report Form & Letter of Acceptance

As stated in the given link of Education Malaysia Global Services*, all international students are required to undergo a medical screening in their home country as part of the Student Visa Application. Both the completed Medical Examination Report form and Letter of Acceptance must be submitted upon application of enrolment/before coming to Malaysia. 

Climate & Clothing

Be prepared for Malaysian weather. Located near the equator, Malaysia has a hot and humid tropical climate with temperatures averaging 27 °C and frequent rainfalls in-between. Therefore you are strongly advised to bring lightweight clothes such as jeans, khakis and cotton shirts, and to pack an umbrella in your bag.


It is recommended that students use Travelers Cheques or Credit Card when entering Malaysia. Do ensure that you have sufficient funds to cover your first 3 months' expenses for food, accommodation, transport, books, etc.

Important documents to bring along on hand: 

  1. Passport
  2. Flight Ticket
  3. Driver's License
  4. Acceptance Letter and Visa Approval Letter
  5. Original Academic Qualification transcript - in English (compulsory)
  6. Receipts / proof(s) of payment for all fees


Library And Resource Centre

Management & Science University Library and Resource Center (LRC) boasts an extensive collection of learning and reference materials, for students and staff to do their studies or research. The references include monographer, books, magazines, journals, and thesis, and also student project report, mainstream newspapers, past year examination questions. Web-based full-text online journals and electronic books are also available for user’s access. Students can easily access, read, download, or print journal articles or books via the internet. 

The LRC is fully automated and our own computerized system, LIS (Library Information System), provides users information on the availability of books or material etc. Our experienced librarians are always at hand and ever willing to provide users with the necessary assistance and advice in finding and using the most appropriate source of information.

One of our priorities is to ensure that the materials needed by users are available at their convenience. Hence by employing our Inter-Library loan facility, we are able to borrow materials on users behalf from other libraries throughout the country. Other facilities provided by the LRC are photocopying, and computers with internet access. For privacy and convenience, LRC also provide individual study carrels, a group study room and an AV room. 

Campus Life
  1. Clubs and Associations
  2. Dining Services
  3. Sports Facility
  4. Fitness Centre
  5. Parking Facility
  6. No Smoking Policy

In driving and transforming Management & Science University towards excellence, financial assistance has been provided to outstanding and deserving students to acquire quality education. The funds are distributed through various means including collaborative efforts between Management & Science University and several public and private institutional partners. All scholarships, sponsorship and financial aid are offered through the Management & Science University Foundation and the following scheme:

Presidents Scholarship

Management & Science University’s very own scholarship is one such scheme that has over the years benefited lots of students. This is an award given to students who exhibit exemplary academic achievements and come from an economically challenged background

Management & Science University Outstanding Rewards Scholarship (MORE)

MORE or Management & Science University Outstanding Rewards Scholarship is initiated as an incentive to well-rounded students who are excels in academic with outstanding achievement in extra-curricular activities and have represented the state or school in any competition

Joint Scholarships

Joint scholarship schemes such as Berita Harian, The Star Education Fund and Nanyang Education Fund are some examples of Management & Science University’s involvement in ensuring the less fortunate gets the opportunity to continue their tertiary education at Management & Science University. The scholarship is opened to all Malaysians and ranges from a full to a partial scholarship.

Fellowship and SLAB Schemes

In its effort to train qualified academics to manage the university’s human capital needs and to further enhance its research and innovation activities, Management & Science University offers fellowship awards to local and foreign candidates for graduate studies leading to PhD at Management & Science University.

The SLAB scheme, a fully funded internal programme aimed at developing academic staff in their pursuit of higher education, is another effort of the university among its staff development initiatives

Affin Education Financing-I  

MSU also formed a strategic partnership with Affin Islamic Bank Berhad through the Affin Education Financing-I, a Syariah-compliant scheme which is designed to help intending students enter all undergraduate and postgraduate studies at Management & Science University.


Do I need a Student Pass to study in Malaysia?

Yes, all international students are required to have a Student Pass to study in Malaysia.

What is a Student Pass?

A Student Pass is a multiple entry visa that allows the student t

Do I need to renew my Student Pass every year?

All students will need to renew their Student Pass each year. This is because the validity of a Student Pass is for up to 12 months only. Note: In reference to  the G2G cooperation, Indonesi

Where should I apply to renew my Student Pass?

International students should apply to extend their Student Pass through the Management & Science University International Office

Can I bring my family with me?

International students who wish to bring family members must apply for a Dependant Pass. Note that family members include parents, spouse and  children only.

How do I apply a Dependant Pass for my family?

At the time of your course application, you need also to immediately notify Management & Science University International Office if you wish to apply for a Dependant Pass, so you will   be guided to the appropriate Immigration Office for the Dependant Pass application.

What will be the validity period of a Dependant Pass?

The validity period of a Dependant Pass parallels that of the Student Pass. 

Do I need to have a Visa Approval Letter?

Yes, all international students will need to have an approved Visa Approval Letter before they can travel to Malaysia.

What is a Visa Approval Letter?

A Visa Approval Letter is a letter with a six-month validity issued by the Immigration Department of Malaysia. 

Who shall apply for the Visa Approval Letter?

MSU International Office will apply for the Visa Approval Letter on behalf of the student. 

Do I need to apply for a Single Entry Visa?

Most if not all international students will need to have a Single Entry Visa to enter and study in Malaysia.

Where should I apply for the Single Entry Visa?

International students will need to apply for the Single Entry Visa at the Malaysian Embassy, Consulate, or High Commission of their country of origin.