Universiti Utara Malaysia
that set up OUM UNIVERSITI TERBUKA MALAYSIA on 10 August 2000
OPEN UNIVERSITY MALAYSIA
The Universitys organization structure:
On 23 January 1998, a consortium of 11 public universities was incorporated as Multimedia Technology Enhancement Operation Sdn Bhd (METEOR), with the main role of developing multimedia technology applications for the education sector. OUM belongs to UNITEM Sdn Bhd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of METEOR, as shown in the following organisation chart.
Universiti Utara Malaysia
Universiti Utara Malaysia is known as the management university with specific mission of providing a leadership role in management education in Malaysia.
UUM has among the largest grouping of Human Resource Management (HRM) academics in Asia. These academics are based in the HRM department of the Faculty of Human and Social Development, Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM). They comprise seasoned experts from the private and public sectors as well as pure academics of UUMs human resource development (HRD) programme since 1990. UUM has been designated by the government as a specialized management university.
Universiti Utara Malaysia UUM has 13 faculties.
Universiti Utara Malaysia
|NO||NAME OF QUALIFICATIONS||NEC FIELD (National Education Code)|
|1||Bachelor Education with Honors (Education Management)||145 (Training for Teachers with Subject Specialization)|
|2||Bachelor of Accounting (Hons)||344 (Accounting and Taxation)|
|3||Bachelor of Accounting (Hons) (Information System)||344 (Accounting and Taxation)|
|4||Bachelor of Banking (Hons)||343 (Finance, Banking, Insurance)|
|5||Bachelor of Business Administration with Honors||345 (Management and Administration)|
|6||Bachelor of Business Management (Logistic and Transportation) (Hons)||840 (Transport Services)|
|7||Bachelor of Business Mathematics with Honors||461 (Mathematics)|
|8||Bachelor of Communication (Hons)||321 (Journalism and Reporting)|
|9||Bachelor of Counseling (Hons)||762 (Social Work and Counseling)|
|10||Bachelor of Decision Science with Honors||462 (Statistics)|
|11||Bachelor of Development Management (Hons)||345 (Management and Administration)|
|12||Bachelor of Economics (Hons)||314 (Economics)|
|13||Bachelor of Education (Accounting) (Hons)||145 (Training for Teachers with Subject Specialization)|
|14||Bachelor of Education (Business Management) with Honors||145 (Training for Teachers with Subject Specialization)|
|15||Bachelor of Education (Hons) (Information Technology)||145 (Training for Teachers with Subject Specialization)|
|16||Bachelor of Education (Hons) (Integrated Living Skills)||145 (Training for Teachers with Subject Specialization)|
|17||Bachelor of Education (Hons) (Interactive Multimedia)||145 (Training for Teachers with Subject Specialization)|
|18||Bachelor of Education with Honors (Guidance & Counseling)||145 (Training for Teachers with Subject Specialization)|
|19||Bachelor of Education with Honors (Moral Education)||145 (Training for Teachers with Subject Specialization)|
|20||Bachelor of Education with Honors (Teaching English to Young Learners)||145 (Training for Teachers with Subject Specialization)|
|21||Bachelor of Entrepreneurship with Honors||345 (Management and Administration)|
|22||Bachelor of Finance (Hons)||343 (Finance, Banking, Insurance)|
|23||Bachelor of Finance and Islamic Banking (Hons)||343 (Finance, Banking, Insurance)|
|24||Bachelor of Hospitality Management with Honors||811 (Hotel, Restaurant and Catering)|
|25||Bachelor of Human Resource Management (Hons)||345 (Management and Administration)|
|26||Bachelor of Industrial Statistic with Honors||462 (Statistics)|
|27||Bachelor of Information Technology with Honors||481 (Computer Science)|
|28||Bachelor of International Affairs Management (Hons)||345 (Management and Administration)|
|29||Bachelor of International Business Management (Hons)||345 (Management and Administration)|
|30||Bachelor of Management (Hons)||345 (Management and Administration)|
|31||Bachelor of Management with Education (Hons)||145 (Training for Teachers with Subject Specialization)|
|32||Bachelor of Management with Education (Hons) (Accounting)||145 (Training for Teachers with Subject Specialization)|
|33||Bachelor of Management with Education (Hons) (Business Management)||145 (Training for Teachers with Subject Specialization)|
|34||Bachelor of Management with Education (Hons) (Information Technology)||145 (Training for Teachers with Subject Specialization)|
|35||Bachelor of Management with Education (Hons) (TESL)||145 (Training for Teachers with Subject Specialization)|
|36||Bachelor of Marketing (Hons)||342 (Marketing and Advertising)|
|37||Bachelor of Media Technology with Honors||213 (Audio-Visual Techniques and Media Production)|
|38||Bachelor of Muamalat Administration (Hons)||345 (Management and Administration)|
|39||Bachelor of Multimedia with Honors||213 (Audio-Visual Techniques and Media Production)|
|40||Bachelor of Operations Management with Honors||345 (Management and Administration)|
|41||Bachelor of Public Management (Hons)||345 (Management and Administration)|
|42||Bachelor of Risk Management and Insurance (Hons)||343 (Finance, Banking, Insurance)|
|43||Bachelor of Science in Agribusiness Management with Honors||345 (Management and Administration)|
|44||Bachelor of Social Work Management (Hons)||762 (Social Work and Counseling)|
|45||Bachelor of Technology Management (Hons)||481 (Computer Science)|
|46||Bachelor of Tourism Management (Hons)||812 (Travel, Tourism and Leisure)|
|47||Diploma in Education||141 (Teaching and Training)|
|48||LL.B (Hons)||380 (Law)|
|49||LL.B (Hons)||380 (Law)|
|50||Post Graduate Diploma in Education (PGDE)||145 (Training for Teachers with Subject Specialization)|
As in 2013, Malaysia has the
following higher education opportunities for secondary students:
414 Private colleges
Universiti Utara Malaysia (Northern University of Malaysia - UUM) is a public university in the town of Sintok, Kedah. Incorporated on 16 February 1984.
The university was established with the specific mission of providing a leadership role for management education in Malaysia and known as a management university.
The academic establishments in UUM include :
UUM is the first university in Malaysia to be a fully wired using fiber-optic cables.
The university has 29 computer laboratories in academic and administrative buildings on the campus, providing students with access points for e-services.
The University seeks to reflect this in the design of its various academic curricula, focusing on disciplines such as Management, Accountancy, Economics, Information Technology (IT), Entrepreneurial Development, Tourism Management, Banking and Finance, Social Development, Human Resources Development, and International Affairs Management.
UUM is also the catalyst for the growth of the northern region of Peninsular Malaysia. Its involvement in various community projects provides the impetus for socio-economic development of the region,
The University has developed and grown both physically and academically since its inception, and is currently offering 45 undergraduate programmes and 38 graduate programmes. UUM is the first university in the nation to be a fully-wired university using fiber-optic cables,
Although relatively young in terms of age, the university has made significant inroads in the fields of IT and quality management. Recent accomplishments include the accordance of the MSC status, which makes it the first public university and also the first that is located outside the Multimedia Super Corridor to be bestowed this honor, while the ISO 9002 Certification for the Library marks another milestone in UUM's journey towards becoming a world class institution.
The programmes offered at Universiti Utara Malaysia UUM are conducted through the various faculties, namely, the Faculty of Accountancy; Faculty of Business Management; Faculty of Cognitive Science and Education; Faculty of Economics; Faculty of Finance and Banking; Faculty of Communication and Modern Languages; Faculty of Information Technology; Faculty of International Studies. Faculty of Public Management 8c Law; Faculty of Quantitative Science; Faculty of Social Development and Humanities; Faculty of Tourism Management, Hospitality and Environment;Faculty of Technology Management; and The Executive Development Centre.
Universiti Utara Malaysia UUM employs the semester academic system, in which a student will only obtain a degree qualification upon the successful completion of six semesters of study. In the final semester, the student is required to have obtained at least a 2.00 PMK to be awarded a degree. Those who fail to meet this requirement will be allowed another two semesters of study
The objective of UUM is to develop and improve the quality of management studies, to be referred to as the hub or centre in all management aspects, and to become the pioneer and most outstanding resource centre in the field of management.
Doctor of Philosophy
Doctor of Letters
Doctor of Business Administration
Master of Science (Management)
Master of Science (Education Management)
Master of Science (by Research)
Master of Science (International Accounting)
Master of Science (Intelligent Knowledge Based)
Master of Science (Tourism Management)
Master of Science (Decision Science)
Master of Science (Finance)
Master of Science (Banking)
Master of Science (Accounting)
Master of Science (Professional Accounting)
Master of Science (Insurance & Risk Management)
Master of Science (Islamic Banking)
Master of Science (Islamic Finance)
Master of Science (Management)
Master of Science (HRM)
Master of Science (Principalship)
Master of Business Administration
Master of Business Administration (Accounting)
Master of Business Administration (Technology)
Master of Business Administration (Construction)
Master of Business Admin (Professional)
Master of Tourism & Hospitality Management
Master of Business Administration (Finance)
Master of Business Administration (Executive)
Master of Business Administration (E-Commerce)
Master of Public Administration
Master of Art
Master of Art (Counselling Psychology)
Master of Economics
Master of Public Management
Master of Human Resource
Master of Education
|Collaborative Links with Local and
Foreign Universities / Institutions
University of Memphis, USA
Yayasan Trisakti Indonesia
National Institute of Management, Cambodia
Institut Kemajuan Ikhtisas Pahang (IKIP)
National Institute of Public Administration (INTAN)
University of Saskatchewan, Canada
James Cook University, Australia
Monash University, Australia
University of New England. Australia
University of New South Wales, Australia
Loughborough University, UK
The Salford University, UK
University of Strachcylde. Scotland
Bangkok University, Thailand
Prince Songkia University, Thailand
Chulalongkorn University, Thailand
Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand
Thammasat University, Thailand
Thaksin University, Thailand
Mahidol University, Thailand
Universitas Gadja Mada, Indonesia
Universitas Sumatera Utara, Indonesia
Universitas Islam Riau, Indonesia
Universitas Negeri Jakarta
Universitas Negeri Medan, Indonesia
Nirma University, India
Punjub University, Pakistan
IS09002 Certified Library - this library utilizes a fully computerized system that is also known as the Library Information Technology Automated System. It hosts a large collection of books that includes audio visual facilities, journals, as well as an extensive series of publications that are primarily concerned with management.
Computer and Multimedia Lab equipped with email facilities, Sports Complex (badminton court, squash', gym, tennis, swimming etc.)
Lake for canoeing
Student Health Centre, which provides health services that encompass medical, dentistry, counselling, emergency treatment, surgery and pharmacy for all full-time students. In addition, the centre also conducts seminars, health campaigns, annual heath and fitness tests for the staff as well as health services to the local community.
Distance Learning Programmes
Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) also offers two undergraduate programmes under its Distance Learning Programme, i.e.:
Bachelor of Business Administration with Honors - BBA (Hons)
Bachelor of Public Administration with Honors - BPM (Hons)
Student Services and Activities
Universiti Utara Malaysia UUM Campus is a self-contained community availing many facilities and amenities for its students to enjoy various activities in a safe, comfortable and conducive learning environment.
A variety of student organizations, recreational activities and cultural events contribute to a well- balanced university experience.
The University provides accommodation at its residential colleges to all its students, including a hostel for married students. Every residential college is equipped with the necessary basic facilities and services for convenient living on campus.
Located within the Campus, the mall comprises a mini-market, two banks, a restaurant, a post-office, a cooperative bookstore, and about 20 small business enterprises - all managed by the students which provide a wide range of amenities like a travel agency, bakery and computer services.
The Sultan Badlishah Mosque can accommodate up to 5,000 people for prayer purposes. The Mosque is also equipped with a mini library, computer laboratory, as well as study and seminar rooms.
| Financial Aid
A number of grants for full-time research in MSc (IT) and Ph.D (IT) programmes are offered with the cooperation of the Ministry of Science, Technology and Environment. UUM Financial Aid Schemes are also available for full-time students, loans also available from private financial institutions.
Universiti Utara Malaysia UUM became the first Public University in Malaysia to be granted the MSC status in 1999 and the MS-ISO 9002 in 2002. It also won the Best National Landscape Award and MSC Status in 2001 and several Innovation Awards.
|| Recreational Facilities
The Sports Complex is well-equipped with an Olympic-sized swimming pool, a mini stadium, an archery range, a badminton hall, a gymnasium, tennis, squash, basketball and volleyball courts, rugby, hockey, softball, handball and football fields and a nine-hole golf course. The Sports Complex is used frequently by external institutions for their sporting events. Other recreational facilities such as canoeing, jogging, bicycling, jungle trekking and camping are also available for the students, staff and public.