UCSI University & Colleges

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UCSI University & Colleges (Cheras)


UCSI University & Colleges (Cheras)


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Faculty Highlights

<p><strong>Learning Approach</strong> - fuses innovative teaching and learning practices with strategic partnerships and research.</p> <p><strong>Industry Relevance</strong> - Hosting annual programme review meetings with parents, subject experts and industry practitioners to ensure programmes remain relevant to industrial needs.</p> <p><strong>Close Industry Relationships</strong> - partners such as Tricor, Apple and the Securities Commission to provide student training and sponsorship for university events.</p> <p><strong>Professional Accrediting Recognition</strong> - recognised by ACCA, CIMA, CPA Australia, RFP and SOA that provide professional certification as well as exemptions.</p>
<p><strong>Diversity of Programmes</strong> - Architecture, Interior Architecture, Petroleum, Civil Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Communication and Electronic Engineering, Mechatronic Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering.</p> <p><strong>Major flexibility</strong> - The faculty also provides its scholars with key integrations for major-minor specialisations, postgraduate studies and research.</p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><strong style="mso-bidi-font-weight: normal;"><span lang="EN-US" style="mso-ansi-language: EN-US;">Coverage</span></strong><span lang="EN-US" style="mso-ansi-language: EN-US;"> - Teaching and research in Biotechnology, Food Science, Nutrition and Aquatic Science.</span></p> <p class="MsoNormal"><strong style="mso-bidi-font-weight: normal;"><span lang="EN-US" style="mso-ansi-language: EN-US;">Forefront Researchers</span></strong><span lang="EN-US" style="mso-ansi-language: EN-US;"> - Classes would be conducted by respected academics who are at the forefront of research in their discipline.</span></p> <p class="MsoNormal"><strong style="mso-bidi-font-weight: normal;"><span lang="EN-US" style="mso-ansi-language: EN-US;">Postgrad</span></strong><span lang="EN-US" style="mso-ansi-language: EN-US;"> - Strong emphasis on postgraduate study that offers a wider range of specialisms.</span></p>
<p><strong>Seasoned Educators </strong>– strong practical experience in the field of culinary arts, hospitality and tourism industry.</p> <p><strong>Strong Industry Linkage</strong> – strong ties with world leading hotel chains, resorts, theme parks, and convention centres e.g. 5-Star UCSI Hotel, Le Quadri Hotel, Le Quad Restaurants, Le Quadri Ballroom, and NCR Travel Agency.</p> <p><strong>Structured Internship Programme</strong> - opportunity to work with top global industry players</p> <p><strong>Competitive Track Record</strong> - Educators and students are Serial Competition Winners of national and international events.</p> <p><strong>World Class Facilities</strong> - professional kitchens, mock-up rooms, oenology lab, and patisseries, to name a few.</p> <p><strong>High Demand</strong> – Industry growth in Malaysia require at least 50,000 skilled personnel by 2020 from the current 20,000</p>
<p><strong>Learn Skills for Emerging Roles in Clinical Specialization</strong> - leadership, technical education, management, research, information technology and entrepreneurship.</p> <p>Industry Exposure</p> <p><strong>Best Research Approach</strong> - Developing a relevant international research base applicable particularly to local settings</p> <p><strong>Industry Exposure</strong> - Collaboration at institutional, national and international levels whereby research and teaching-learning advancements would be achieved</p>
<p><strong>Established Reputation</strong> – Established since 2000. Close to 20 years of providing pharmaceutical education.</p> <p><strong>High Calibre Educators</strong> – More than 50% faculty staff are PhD holders.</p> <p><strong>Active Researchers</strong> - Lecturers are active in research and publications.</p> <p><strong>Research Focused Curriculum</strong> – Coursework is integrated with research findings to understand creative and critical thinking about pharmaceutical application.</p> <p><strong>Industry Exposure</strong> – students are exposed to hospital pharmacy clerkship, community pharmacy clerkship, industrial training; visits to pharmaceutical industries, nursing homes and hospitals.</p> <p><strong>Industry Partners</strong> - Besides formal lectures, students receive invaluable practical guidance from external partners, experienced industrial speakers, pharmacists and doctors.</p>
<p><strong>Programme Coverage</strong> – This faculty covers Mass Communication, Psychology, English Language & Communication, and Education.</p> <p><strong>Learning Features</strong> -Problem-based learning, oral presentations, hands-on laboratory, studio sessions, team-based approaches, self-directed learning and internship programmes.</p> <p><strong>Exposure</strong> - Students gain exposure to relevant industrial areas via external field trips e.g. Malaysian Parliament, radio and television broadcasting centres and art / design galleries.</p> <p><strong>Industry Partners</strong> - Guest lecture series, industry talks and workshops conducted regularly.</p> <p><strong>Active Research</strong> - Staff and students also actively engage in research, scholarly and creative activities with strategic partners</p>
<p><strong>Industry Relevant </strong>- Art and design programmes that caters to needs of creative industries.</p> <p><strong>Holistic Learning</strong> - Experienced academics expose students to industry know-hows and technical skills and creative expressions.</p> <p><strong>Tie-ups with Industry</strong> – Practical learning a central priority through internships, insightful industry talks and workshops.</p>
<p><strong>Long Track Record</strong> - UCSI's Institute of Music has been the pioneer music education for over 20 years.</p> <p><strong>Industry Recognition</strong> - Asia's leading music school and collaborates with leading musicians, music schools and conservatories around the world giving students network access.</p> <p><strong>Scope of Learning</strong> - Music programmes cover both classical and contemporary fields.</p> <p><strong>Accomplisehd Educators</strong> - Staffed with experienced music educators and work with accomplished musicians as advisory panel.</p>

Facts & Key Information

Basic Info
Established : 1986
Staff : 500
Students : >10,000
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