KDU Penang University College

KDU Penang University College

Malaysia
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About Us

KDU Penang University College began as a branch campus of KDU in Penang and welcomed its first batch of students back in 1991. Since then it has established itself as one of the popular private higher learning institution in the northern peninsular region, and in 2015, KDU Penang was awarded the "University College" status. 

KDU Penang University College boasts an international student alumni from 60 countries around the world and offers a range of globally recognised academic programmes. All its programmes are accredited by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency and are internationally affiliated with top universities around the globe such as University of Lincoln and Northumbria University from the United Kingdom and the International Management Institute Switzerland (IMI).

KDU Penang was conferred an all-round 6-star College status by Ministry of Higher Education (MOHE) MyQuest Audit 2014/2015. Students get to enjoy state-of-the-art facilities which include industry-standard 5 star kitchens, a Recording Studio, Media Command Centre, Art Gallery and Design Studios, VLSI engineering labs, Games and Multimedia Computing Design Labs, Business Boardrooms and Lounge, Mock Hotel Suites, Mixology lab and many more.



Support Services for Students
  • International student services
  • Accommodation arrangement
  • Airport pick-up
  • Internship and job placement
  • First-aid service
  • Health care and services
  • Career & counselling unit
  • Student mobility & articulation programmes
  • Student entrepreneur programme
  • Life coach
  • Student placement office

Statistics

4 Star ( | Local)
6 Star (MyQuest | Malaysia)
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Year Establised
1991
Malaysia Country of Origin
Students
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Staff
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30% PhD holders
*Statistics displayed is an approximate based on internal benchmarks and sourced information, for more info/amendments, please connect with us

Scholarships & Bursaries

High Achiever's Scholarship & Bursary Award - Upto RM 13,000 for Pre-University and Diploma or 100% tuition fee waiver for Degree
KDU Penang Leadership Scholarship - Upto 100% tuition fee waiver for Pre-U/Diploma, upto 30% tuition fee waiver for Degree
KDU Penang Sports Scholarship - Upto 100% tuition fee waiver
Yayasan KDU - Upto 50% tuition fee waiver
UEC Bursary - 20% tuition fee waiver
Teacher & Family Bursary - 20% tuition fee waiver
Hope Bursary - Upto 50% tuition fee waiver
KDU Penang Sibling Discount - Upto 40% tuition fee waiver
Pre-University + Degree Bursary - 100% tuition fee waiver for A-Level or Foundation
KDU Penang Pre-University, Diploma, Degree Discount - Upto 30% tuition fee waiver

PARTNER UNIVERSITIES

Twinning and Credit Transfer Opportunities

Australia

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Ireland

University of Limerick
University of Limerick
Ranked QS World Ranking #511-520
Athlone Institute of Technology
Athlone Institute of Technology

Malaysia

Penang Medical College Malaysia
Penang Medical College Malaysia
Penang International Dental College
Penang International Dental College

United Kingdom

University of Lincoln
University of Lincoln
Keele University
Keele University
Ranked QS World Ranking #601 - 650

United States

State University of New York at Plattsburgh
State University of New York at Plattsburgh

Our Campuses

The KDU College Penang is established in 1991 with the aim to provide quality education to Penangites as well as the community in Northern Malaysia. The campus offers wide range of programmes ranging from Certificate to Degree level.

Campus Address
32, Jalan Anson, 10400 Penang, MALAYSIA

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Cost of Living a month (by campus location)
Georgetown, Penang

MYR 650 Off-Campus Accommodation by Institution

MYR 700 Accommodation cost by Location

MYR 1,200 Other expenses (food, transport, entertainment)


Courses at KDU Penang University College

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Business and Finance
Architecture and Built Environment
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Engineering
Accounting
Communication and Media Studies
Hospitality and Services
Computing and IT
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Language and Social Studies
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* Tuition fees shown are subject to change and may fluctuate with changes in currency exchange rates