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A.P.U UNIVERSITY
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Awards for Educational Excellence, Microsoft Imagine Cup, Information Security Training Provider, Excellence in Research and
Development, Game Design Challenge, Gold Award for Best Invention- Smart Surfaces, Special Award for Corporate Inventor, the list goes on and on. APU has come a very long way since its establishment in 1993.
APU collaborated with leading global IT companies such as Microsoft, Rational Rose, Prometric, EC Council, eAct Technologies and EPSON etc. Our strategic partnerships ensure that you are exposed to the best and latest in technologies to support your learning activities.
About APU UNIVERSITY, Technology Park, Kuala Lumpur
 
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APU’s unique curriculum and extraordinary standards of education have resulted in our graduates to be highly qualified and sought after by employers.

APU is home to over 10,000 international students from more than a 100 countries, which makes it a very cosmopolitan learning environment, preparing students for Global challenges that lie ahead. APU has and always will, deliver its academic programs through well established partnerships, Particularly with Staffordshire University, UK but also with other partners throughout the world. These DUAL-AWARD programs have ensured that the qualifications gained from APU meet international quality standards.
   
APU’s is Malaysia’s first institute to achieve the Multimedia Super Corridor Company status (MSC), also, all out programs are approved by the Ministry of Higher Education and the qualifications are accredited by the Malaysian Qualification Agency (MQA) Our awards and achievements are corroboration for our commitment to excellence in higher education and training of young and talented individuals.
 
 

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

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

APU’s achievements bear testimony to our commitment to excellence in higher education and training, as well as innovative research and development and commercialization. APU (via APIIT) is Malaysia’s first Institution to achieve Multimedia Super Corridor (MSC) Company Status.
 
APU-SU PARTNERSHIP IN LEARNING
 
Staffordshire University - Our Partner in Quality




Staffordshire University, UK is truly committed to building a worldwide dynamic learning community. The University's learning community is global and students represent over 75 nations worldwide. 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 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.

Just like the beautiful country in which we are located, APU is a rich blend of traditional and modern styles. We have developed a singular character to embrace those things that set us apart. We pride ourselves on the quality of both our teaching and research as well as having a unique living and learning environment.

Asia Pacific University (APU) provides access to world-class resources across a wide range of disciplines. This translates into industry-ready skills and a competitive edge for graduates.

Employers are demanding that graduates not just have qualifications, but also have the experience and ability to contribute to the workplace. To meet these demands, APU develops programmes and partnerships with academic and industry partners, with a heavy focus on applied learning. This helps ensures that the skills and knowledge taught at APU are up-to-date and in high demand.

Our courses are approved by the Malaysian Ministry of Higher Education Malaysia and accredited by the Malaysia Qualifications Agency (MQA). All of our programmes are quality assured by an International Advisory Panel (IAP) whose members include representatives from our international partner universities and industry and technology leaders in the private sector.

 
Learning for Employability
 
Employers look for qualified people who have the technical know-how and the ability to communicate, work in teams and other personal skills.
At APU, our programmes are developed to provide you not only with interesting and stimulating modules to develop your mind, but also to enhance your knowledge and skills and increase your ability to compete for that dream job. You also need to possess the ability to learn, develop and adapt. Much of what is current knowledge will soon be out-of-date and the reality is that to succeed you need to be adaptable and innovative. We achieve this through the

Five “I”s Model™
1. Innovation through the design of curriculum, the module content and the learning approaches.
2. Integration through developing your capabilities to interrelate knowledge and to work in multidisciplinary teams.
3. Information through developing your knowledge and also your abilities to communicate effectively and persuasively.
4. Interactivity through the use of group work to develop your teamwork skills and through the use of technology to achieve
    interactivity of devices and people.
5. Imagination in relation to new products, ideas, applications and solutions.
With ‘O’ Level or equivalent qualifications (Class 10th), with our one year of Degree Foundation, you can progress to a wide range of internationally recognized degrees at APU in Malaysia or you can select our diploma and enter directly into second year of the degree.
With ‘A’ Level or equivalent qualifications (Class 12th), you can enter immediately with first year. We offer degrees in Business, Accounting, Banking & Finance, Marketing, ICT, Technology, Games Development, Media, Engineering and many more, all the way to prestigious Masters degrees.

Delivered by well qualified faculty with extensive professional experience, we give you the solid base you require to obtain your dream degree.
 
TECHNOLOGY & INNOVATION
 
The Centre of Technology and Innovation (CTI) is one of Malaysia´s leading software development organisation. It comprises of an international team of award-winning scientists, engineers, programmers, multimedia developers and business experts. CTI uses the best practices in business process analysis and world-class technological expertise to deliver high-quality innovative software.
CTI is fully committed to understanding and solving customer problems. Exceeding expectations, understanding clients' businesses, and developing cost-effective high quality solutions are the key differentiators that set CTI apart from other software development organizations.
 
 
AWARDS AND ACHIEVEMENTS
 
Asia Pacific ICT Awards (APICTA) Malaysia (Multimedia Development Corporation)
2012 - Top Award for ‘Best of Tertiary Student Project’
2011 - Winner of ‘Special Jury Award’
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 Project’
1999 - Merit Award for ‘Best of Student Project’
International Asia Pacific ICT Awards (APICTA)
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’
Microsoft Imagine Cup (Microsoft Inc.)
2012 - Champion of Microsoft Imagine Cup (Malaysia)
2012 - MDeC Special Innovation Award
2012 - Consolation Prize
2011 - Champion of Microsoft Imagine Cup (Malaysia)
2011 - 1st Runner-up of Microsoft Imagine Cup (Malaysia)
2011 - 2nd Runner-up of Microsoft Imagine Cup (Malaysia)
2011 - MDeC Special Innovation Award
2011 - Presentation Superstars Award
2010 - Champion 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’

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

 
PARTNERSHIPS
Our students qualifications are recognised from leading universities in the UK and Australia. This gives them connections to develop alliances, opportunities and relationships, particularly in their final year, with supporting universities.

Our university placement provide assistance to students who wish to transfer into the second year or final year degree programmes with collaborating universities in the UK, Australia, New Zealand and Europe.
 
United Kingdom Australia New Zealand

Staffordshire University
University of Derby
Newcastle University
University of Greenwich
Coventry University
University of Hertfordshire
Leeds Metropolitan University
University of Northumbria at Newcastle
Middlesex University
University of Portsmouth
Oxford Brookes University
Liverpool Hope University
University of the West of England
University of East London
University of Wolverhampton
Sunderland University
University of Newcastle Upon Tyne

Monash University
Deakin University
Curtin University
Charles Sturt University
University of Newcastle
Queensland University of Technology
University of Tasmania
University of Wollongong
Swinburne University of Technology
James Cook University
Central Queensland University
Edith Cowan University
Murdoch University
University of New England

Lincoln University
Netherlands
Saxion University
Hanze University
Canada
University of the Fraser Valley
Strategic Partnerships
We have established a number of joint ventures aimed at providing APU with distribution and support channels for our commercialised R&D innovations, and providing interactive and e-learning solutions to organisations in the Asia Pacific region.

Through these partnerships, we are able to fully realise the commercial potential of our R&D innovations and to leverage on our own skills-base to participate in developing industry-strength solutions to current issues.

Both APU & APIIT collaborate with leading global IT companies such as Microsoft, Rational Rose, Prometric, EC Council, eAct Technologies and EPSON etc. Our strategic partnerships ensure that you are exposed to the best and latest in technologies to support your learning activities.
 
The courses on offer are as follows
 
PRE-UNIVERSITY STUDIES
• Degree Foundation Programme
• Diploma in Information & Communcation Technology
• Diploma in Information & Communication Technolology with Specialism in Software Engineering
• Diploma in Business with Information Technology
• Diploma in Business Administration
• Diploma in Accounting
• Diploma in Electrical & Electronic Engineering
UNDERGRADUATE STUDIES
SCHOOL OF COMPUTING AND TECHNOLOGY SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING SCHOOL OF BUSINESS AND MANAGEMENT

Computing & IT Programmes

•BSc (Hons) in Information Technology
•BSc (Hons) in Information Technology with specialism in Information Systems Security
•BSc (Hons) in Information Technology with specialism in Intelligent Systems
•BSc (Hons) in Information Technology with specialism in Network Computing
•BSc (Hons) in Information Technology with specialism in Forensic Computing
•BSc (Hons) in Information Technology with specialism in Mobile Technology
•BSc (Hons) in Information Technology with specialism in Business Information Systems
•BSc (Hons) in Software Engineering
•BSc (Hons) in Internet Technology
•BSc (Hons) in Enterprise Computing
•BSc (Hons) in Technopreneurship

Interactive Entertainment Technology Programmes

•BSc (Hons) in Computer Games Development
•BSc (Hons) in Multimedia Technology
•Bsc (Hons) in Web Media Technology
•BSc (Hons) in Media Informatics

This approved programme is designed to meet the accreditation requirements of the Engineering Accreditation Council of the Board of Engineers Malaysia.

•B. Eng (Hons) in Electrical & Electronic Engineering
•B. Eng (Hons) in Electronic Engineering with specialism in Information Technology
•B. Eng (Hons) in Telecommunication Engineering
•B. Eng (Hons) in Mechatronic Engineering

Business & Management Programmes

•BA (Hons) in Business Management
•BA (Hons) in Business Management with specialism in E-Business
•BA (Hons) in Business Management with specialism in E-Procurement
•BA (Hons) in International Business Management
•BA (Hons) in Marketing Management
•BA (Hons) in Human Resource Management
•BA(Hons) in Tourism Management
•BA (Hons) in Services Management
•BA (Hons) in Media Marketing
•BSc (Hons) in Media Informatics
SCHOOL OF ACCOUNTING, FINANCE AND QUANTITATIVE STUDIES
Upon completion, students are eligible for exemptions for a maximum of 9 papers from The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), 6 papers exemptions (All the certificate-level papers and 1 operational-level paper) from the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), 8 papers from CPA Australia, and 7 or 8 papers from CTIM based on the areas of specialization. Students who articulate from the APU Diploma Programme will be granted exemptions based on the prevalent policy of the relevant professional bodies.
Accredited by:

 
Accounting and Finance Programmes
•BA (Hons) in Accounting and Finance
•BA (Hons) in Accounting and Finance with a specialism in Forensic Accounting
•BA (Hons) in Accounting and Finance with a specialism in Taxation
•BA (Hons) in Accounting and Finance with a specialism in Forex and Investments
•Bachelor in Banking and Finance (Hons)
•Bachelor in Banking and Finance (Hons) with a specialism in Financial Planning
•Bachelor in Banking and Finance (Hons) with specialism in Investment Risk Management
•Bachelor in Islamic Banking and Finance (Hons)
•BSc (Hons) in Actuarial Studies
•BSc (Hons) in Management Science
 
POSTGRADUATE STUDIES
The school has a strong presence in the industry and is an obvious choice among professionals seeking to enhance their career and lifelong learning opportunities. The school offers a variety of specialised programmes. Our programmes are very much industry driven and relevant ensuring that our graduates are global citizens and industry ready. Alumni of the school have progressed into a number of significant careers in leading multinational technology based companies.
Duration: 16 months (3 Semesters)
UK MASTERS DEGREE PROGRAMMES APU MASTERS DEGREE PROGRAMMES DUAL MASTERS DEGREE PROGRAMMES

Degree Award:
Staffordshire University, UK

•M.Sc. in Information Technology Management
•M.Sc. in Technology Management
•M.Sc. in Software Engineering
•M.Sc. in Mobile Computer Systems
•M.Sc. in Computing
•MBA (IT Sector)
•M.Sc. in Computer Science
•Master of Business Administration

Degree Award:
APU, Malaysia

Queensland University of Technology (QUT)– Our Partner in Quality. The APU Masters degree programmes provide you with the opportunity to progress from a degree or equivalent qualification in the areas computing, information technology, multimedia, software engineering, mobile computing, business, management, economics and law. Being assured by Queensland University of Technology (QUT), the APU Masters degree programmes promises quality postgraduate education.



• M.Sc. in Business Process Management
• M.Sc. in Enterprise Systems
• M.Sc. in IT Systems
• M.Sc. in Information Management


Degree Award:
APU, Malaysia & Staffordshire University, UK

• M.Sc. in Global Marketing Management
• M.Sc. in International Business Communications
• MBA (Euro - Asia Business)

DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY PROGRAMMES
Full Time [ 3 - 5 Years ]
Doctor of Philosophy (Business) Doctor of Philosophy (Computing) Doctor of Philosophy (Finance)
Subject to the expertise within the School of Business and Management, the areas of research include, but are not limited to the following:

•Banking Management
•Business & Management
•Economics
•Entrepreneurship
•Hospitality Management
•International Business
•Islamic Insurance
•Knowledge Management
•Micro Credits
•Small Business & New Venture
•Strategic Human Resource


Subject to the expertise within the School of Computing, Engineering and Technology, the areas of research include, but are not limited to the following:

• Software Engineering
• Mobile Computing
• Computer Security and Forensics
• Intelligent Systems
• Computer Networks
• Information Retrieval
• Multimedia Systems
• Database Systems

Subject to the expertise within the School of Business and Management, the areas of research include, but are not limited to the following:

• Corporate Finance and Investment
• Mergers and Acquisitions
• Islamic Finance and Banking
• Corporate Finance
• Actuarial Science
• Small Business Finance
• Monetary and Banking
• Finance and Macroeconomic Issues
• International Trade
• Policy Analysis

Doctor of Philosophy (Management) Doctor of Philosophy (Technology)  
Subject to the expertise within the School of Business and Management, the areas of research include, but are not limited to the following:

• Statistics, Operations Research, Operation Management
• Economic Management and Educational Management
• Strategic Management and Marketing
• Human Resource Management
• Business Management
• Management Simulation
• Logistics and Supply Chain Management
• International Management
• Operations Management
• Managing Change
• Tourism & Hospitality Management
• Education Management
• Project Management
• Public Management
• Risk Management
• Security Management
Subject to the expertise within the School of Business and Management, the areas of research include, but are not limited to the following:

• Interdisciplinary / Multidisciplinary Technology
• Technology in Education
• Technology Management
• Technology Quality and Impact Measures
• Innovation and Technological Change
• Technology Strategies and Infrastructure
• Virtual Technologies Applications
• Technology and Social Behaviour
• Ethical, Legal and Policy Aspects of New Technologies
• Applications of Technology in Industries
• Technology Trends and Issues
• Technology Design, Development and Transfer
• Security Issues in New Technologies
• Digital Divide from Technology Perspective
• Interactive Technologies
• Technology use in Global Perspectives
 
 
APU UNIVERSITY, Technology Park, Kuala Lumpur
 
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