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Universiti Teknologi Malaysia



universities with courses in Computer Science and IT

# 303 QS World University Rankings 2015
10 Undergraduate programs
0 Postgraduate programs


Institution type Public
Year established Data not available
Campus setting Urban
Student population Large (More than 10,000)
foreign students 10%
Nationalities Data not available

About Universiti Teknologi Malaysia

Universiti Teknologi Malaysia was established in 1904 as a technical school. It wasn't until 1941 that the institute's status of "college" was obtained and established UTM as a technical college. The college was built in Jalan Semarak, Kuala Lumpur. In the early years the college offered engineering courses at diploma level. In 1960, the university upgraded its courses to the degree level. 

On 1 April 1975, the institution became a university and changed their name to University Teknologi Malaysia. Subsequently, UTM moved to a new campus in Johor Bahru. The works began in 1978 and finished on September 1985. 

Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) is now a research ugraduate-focused driven by innovation. Situated both in Kuala Lumpur, and Johor Bahru, the southern city in Iskandar Malaysia. The first campus is 38 hectares and the second campus is built on a 1148 hectare piece. 

UTM has been awarded with numerous awards and achievements and below are some recent ones :

2017/2018 Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings

2017 Times Higher Education World University Ranking (Asia)

2017 QS World University Rankings by Faculty / Subject

2017 University Ranking by Azademic Performance 

2017 US News Best Global Universities

2017 Shanghai Ranking’s Global Ranking of Academic Subjects

2017 NTU Ranking by Subjects

2016 Times Higher Education BRICS & Emerging Economies Rankings

2016 Academic Ranking of World Universities

5 CWTS Leiden Ranking

Ranking Web of World
Webmeotric of the year 2017

3-Star ASEAN Energy Management Gold Standard Certification



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UTM Johor has 13 colleges, which can accommodate 17,500 students.Full time students may apply for accommodation on-campus. Each residential college provides:

  • Cafeteria,
  • multipurpose hall,
  • muslim prayer room,
  • tennis courts,
  • internet,
  • convenient store,
  • common room

UTM Kuala Lumpur has one residential college, which provides accommodation for about 2,500 students. The facilities provided in this college are cafeteria, multipurpose hall, muslim prayer room, internet and common room besides other facilities in the students’ rooms.


UTM has two campuses. One in the state of Johor with an area of 1148 hectares and the second in Kuala Lumpur with an area of 38 hectares. 


  • Faculty of Built Environment
  • Faculty of Civil Engineering
  • Faculty of Computing
  • Faculty of Islamic Civilization 
  • Faculty of Electrical Engineering
  • Faculty of Chemical Engineering
  • Faculty of Mechanical Engineering
  • Faculty of Geoinformation and Real Estate
  • Faculty of Education
  • Faculty of Management
  • Faculty of Science
  • Faculty of Petroleum and Renewable Energy Engineering

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Large (More than 10,000)

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