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Universiti Teknologi Malaysia School of Professional & Continuing Education (UTMSPACE)

Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia
Campus setting Urban
Living cost USD 431 per month
Student population Large (More than 10,000)
International students 18%
Institution type Public

About Universiti Teknologi Malaysia School of Professional & Continuing Education (UTMSPACE)

UTM's School of Professional and Continuing Education, popularised as UTMSPACE, is a subdivision of Universiti Teknologi Malaysia and serves as its corporate core in charge of planning, managing and implementing UTM's lifelong learning modules.

UTMSPACE started with an array of professional development programmes including in-house training, short courses, workshops and seminars. With an increasing need for part-time and full-time education options for both public and private allocations however, UTMSPACE opted to also offer mainstream programmes for academia from the year 1995/96 onwards. Presently, Diploma and Undergraduate rank courses are available in tandem with the modules provided by the main Faculties from UTM. With 17 learing centres all over Malaysia, patrons have full convenience in attending UTMSPACE.

UTMSPACE's Professional Programmes specialise in developing many soft skills and technical skills through short courses. These courses are also available for curation to specific groups. UTM's Professional Skills Certificates have been made available as value-adding courses to produce graduates with an additional competitive trait upon becoming available to seek employment. Event management services are also offered by UTMSPACE for local and/or international seminars and conferences to be held.

Concurrent with a mission to offer high quality further education, UTMSPACE also includes Professional Diploma modules and English Language courses for betterment in employee skillset and English language proficiency for both academic and workplace communication. The language programme is open to mature students - general public and working adults who desire to gain stronger English-speaking skills for their workplace.

Alongside UTMSPACE's vision to be the cornerstone of excellence in higher academia, UTMSPACE often recognises and tries to satisfy the community's needs. Heavy marketing and promotions are utilised to strengthen the brand awareness of UTM and UTMSPACE. In 2010, UTM's establishment as a Research University brought UTMSPACE to managerial position of both the UTM College of Science and Technology (KST) and the Joint Programme Management Unit (UPPK). With that, creation of Full-Time Diploma courses and Joint Diploma Programmes with 17 private colleges as a collaboration has commenced.

28th January 2011 marked a momentus occasion for UTMSPACE as an official registered Limited Company via Guarantee. This change in status brought UTMSPACE to a business level in regards to UTM focusing on nuturing lifelong education. Missions in line, UTMSPACE champions the development of innovation and creativity in human capital via high standard of lifelong learning.

Why choose UTMSPACE?

Premier research university in Engineering and Technology in Malaysia

Leading university in research, industry management and student employability

Accredited by Board of Engineers Malaysia and other professional bodies

Highly experienced and qualified lecturers

Affordable fee with availability financial assistance

State-of-the-art research facilities and eco-tourism campus


Student & Alumni Testimonials


Courses available 28

Accounting & Finance 1 Applied, Pure Sciences 6 Architecture, Building 9 Business, Management 2 Computer Science, IT 3 Engineering 13 Humanities & Social Sciences 2



Reviews 1

Current increase of price every year but still poor facilities , arrangement of class and service ..not recommended to learn here unless they make a big difference and new policy.. Read more

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