The International University of Malaya-Wales is a university that carries forth the banners of two globally acclaimed universities. With the prestige of the University of Malaya and the University of Wales and centuries of academic distinction behind it, IUMW comprises six esteemed faculties. Each faculty boasts an array of highly qualified lecturers with internationally versatile backgrounds who are celebrated in their respective fields. IUMW offers a variety of accredited programs which range from Foundation Studies to Undergraduate and Postgraduate levels.

At IUMW you can pursue an education in the following areas:

IUMW is one of the first universities in Malaysia to offer a Dual Award program with direct credit transfer to a foreign university. The Dual Award is a study option offered by IUMW in collaboration with the University of Wales. This option allows students to study for up to 3 years at the University of Wales. Upon completion of their study, the students shall receive two awards; one from IUMW and the other from the University of Wales, UK. IUMW is one of the first universities in Malaysia to offer a Dual Award with direct credit transfer to a UK university. This is to reflect IUMW’s commitment to a globally versatile education, just for you.

Be amazed by the skyscrapers of Kuala Lumpur and in a blink of an eye, you are surrounded by lush greenery. As IUMW is strategically located in the heart of the city, we are highly accessible by public transport and are just minutes away from world-class shopping complexes, sprawling botanic gardens, historical statues and many more of Malaysia’s finest attractions.

On 14 acres of city campus, we offer a wide range of facilities to support your learning experience here at IUMW. A library with a massive array of titles and online resources, a state-of-the-art auditorium, lecture halls, seminar rooms, cafeterias, and fully-equipped laboratories will provide you the best. You will also have full access to our parent university campus, University of Malaya which is just 15 minutes away. You will be fascinated by their world class library, online resources, hi-tech science labs and wide range of sports facilities. To top that off, you will also have access to the huge database of digital resources owned by the University of Wales.

Through meticulous design and a commitment to practice-based learning approaches, IUMW instills the best through its six faculties. These are; Centre for Foundation Studies, Centre of Language and Malaysian Studies, Faculty of Arts and Humanities, Faculty of Business and Law, Faculty of Health and Social Sciences as well as the Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics.

Each programme is diligently delivered in line with IUMW’s stringent adherence to quality teaching and learning. As the first institute in South East Asia to be honored as a member organization of the United Kingdom’s Higher Education Academy (HEA), IUMW is continuously contributing to the academic world both locally and internationally. Our esteemed faculty members are experts in their respective fields and have contributed to research all over the world.


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