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Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is UniMAP?

    UniMAP stands for Universiti Malaysia Perlis (formerly known as KUKUM) is the 17th university established in Malaysia aims to create highly skilled engineers to meet and support the country's industrial plan, as well as provide an alternative to students who are more inclined towards practical learning.

  • Who is the Vice Chancellor of UniMAP?

    The current Vice Chancellor of UniMAP is YBhg. Lt. Kol. Prof. Ts. Dr. Zaliman Sauli.

  • When was UniMAP established?

    On May 2nd 2002, KUKUM (UniMAP) started its operation at its temporary campus in Kubang Gajah, Arau Perlis. It and received 116 students on June 20th 2002.

  • Where is UniMAP located?

    The UniMAP permanent campus is in Pauh (1050 acres) an 300 acres in Sungai Chuchuh. Two school that has been operating in the permanent UniMAP campus, namely the School of Mechatronics Engineering and School of Manufacturing Engineering. The opening ceremony was held on 2nd November 2009.The event was officiated by the Vice-Chancellor of UniMAP and was attended by all UniMAP staff. Currently, UniMAP campus is distributed around Perlis.

  • What is UniMAP's Mission, Vision and Core Value

    UniMAP's mission is to produce holistic human capital that contributes to the national development and industrial competitiveness agenda.

    UniMAP's vision is to become an internationally competitive academic and research institution.

    UniMAP Core Values: KNOWLEDGE SINCERITY EXCELLENCE

  • What are the awards and accolades received by UniMAP?

    UniMAP has received a number of awards and accreditation at national and international levels in terms of university management, research, study and various others. Among the awards and accolades received are:

    QS Star Rating – 3 Stars
    SETARA/D-SETARA – Tier 5
    MyMoheS – 5 Stars
    The Golden Europe Award for Quality & Commercial Prestige
    The New Era Award of Technology, Innovation & Quality
    Best Enterprise Award
    European Award for Best Practices
    Ministry of Education Malaysia Entrepreneurship Award
    FIRST University to received MS ISO 9001:2015 certificate

  • What types of research are carried out at UniMAP?

    UniMAP has performed various research and innovation in collaboration with Centre of Excellence which specialise in primary university research fields to create high quality products. Types of research are divided into two, namely internal and external grants.

    Internal Grant

    • Short-term Grant Form

        External Grant

    • Research Acculturation Grant Scheme (RAGS)
    • Long-Term Research Grant Scheme (LRGS)
    • Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS)
    • Exploratory Research Grant Scheme (ERGS)
    • Prototype Development Research Grant Scheme (PRGS)
    • ScienceFund MOSTI
  • What facilities are available at UniMAP?

    To ensure comfort and conducive environment for students, various basic facilities are provided by the university which is equal to all public universities in Malaysia. Among the facilities provided are lecture rooms/halls, teaching and research laboratories, examination halls, library, student centre, residential colleges, cafeterias, recreational centre, engineering centre, teaching factory, agrotechnology research station and various others. The university emphasise greatly on student comfort and quality without compromise.

  • What programmes are offered by UniMAP?


     Here is a list of Bachelor’s Degree and Diploma's programmes offered at UniMAP:

    FACULTY OF APPLIED AND HUMAN SCIENCES

    ·         BACHELOR OF NEW MEDIA COMMUNICATION (HONOURS)
    ·         BACHELOR OF BUSINESS (HONOURS) (INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS)
    ·         BACHELOR OF BUSINESS (HONOURS) (ENGINEERING ENTREPRENEURSHIP)


    FACULTY OF CIVIL ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY

    ·         BACHELOR OF CIVIL ENGINEERING WITH HONOURS
    ·         BACHELOR OF ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING WITH HONOURS
    ·         BACHELOR OF CIVIL ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY (CONSTRUCTION) WITH HONOURS
    ·         BACHELOR OF TECHNOLOGY IN BUILDING CONSTRUCTION WITH HONOURS


    FACULTY OF ELECTRONIC ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY

    ·         BACHELOR OF MICROELECTRONIC ENGINEERING WITH HONOURS
    ·         BACHELOR OF COMPUTER ENGINEERING WITH HONOURS
    ·         BACHELOR OF BIOMEDICAL ELECTRONIC ENGINEERING WITH HONOURS
    ·         BACHELOR OF ELECTRONIC ENGINEERING WITH HONOURS
    ·         BACHELOR OF ELECTRONIC ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY (ELECTRONIC SYSTEM) WITH HONOURS
    ·         BACHELOR OF ELECTRONIC ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY (ELECTRONIC TELECOMMUNICATION DESIGN) WITH HONOURS
    ·         BACHELOR OF ELECTRONIC ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY (ELECTRONIC NETWORK DESIGN) WITH HONOURS
    ·         BACHELOR OF TECHNOLOGY IN INDUSTRIAL ELECTRONIC AUTOMATION WITH HONOURS
    ·         DIPLOMA IN COMPUTER ENGINEERING
    ·         DIPLOMA IN ELECTRONIC ENGINEERING


    FACULTY OF ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY

    ·         BACHELOR OF ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING WITH HONOURS
    ·         BACHELOR OF MECHATRONIC ENGINEERING WITH HONOURS
    ·         BACHELOR OF ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY (INDUSTRIAL POWER) WITH HONOURS
    ·         BACHELOR OF ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY (ROBOTICS AND AUTOMATION TECHNOLOGY) WITH HONOURS
    ·         BACHELOR OF TECHNOLOGY IN ELECTRICAL SYSTEM MAINTENANCE WITH HONOURS
    ·         DIPLOMA IN ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING
    ·         DIPLOMA IN MECHATRONIC ENGINEERING

    FACULTY OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY

    ·         BACHELOR OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERING WITH HONOURS
    ·         BACHELOR OF MANUFACTURING ENGINEERING WITH HONOURS
    ·         BACHELOR OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY (MACHINING) WITH HONOURS
    ·         BACHELOR OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY (AGRICULTURAL SYSTEMS) WITH HONOURS
    ·         BACHELOR OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY (PRODUCT DESIGN) WITH HONOURS
    ·         BACHELOR OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY (MATERIAL PROCESSING) WITH HONOURS
    ·         BACHELOR OF TECHNOLOGY IN INDUSTRIAL MACHINING WITH HONOURS
    ·         BACHELOR OF TECHNOLOGY IN AUTOMOTIVE WITH HONOURS
    ·         BACHELOR OF TECHNOLOGY IN WELDING WITH HONOURS
    ·         BACHELOR OF TECHNOLOGY IN WELDING WITH HONOURS
    ·         DIPLOMA IN MANUFACTURING ENGINEERING

    FACULTY OF CHEMICAL ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY

    ·         BACHELOR OF MATERIAL ENGINEERING WITH HONOURS
    ·         BACHELOR OF CHEMICAL ENGINEERING WITH HONOURS
    ·         BACHELOR OF POLYMER ENGINEERING WITH HONOURS
    ·         BACHELOR OF AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING WITH HONOURS
    ·         BACHELOR OF CHEMICAL ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY (FOOD TECHNOLOGY) WITH HONOURS
    ·         BACHELOR OF CHEMICAL ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY (INDUSTRIAL CHEMICAL PROCESS) WITH HONOURS
    ·         BACHELOR OF CHEMICAL ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY (INDUSTRIAL BIOTECHNOLOGY) WITH HONOURS
    ·         DIPLOMA IN METALLURGICAL ENGINEERING

  • How much are the Tuition Fees at UniMAP?

    Malaysian Students 2017/2018 session.

    Programme

    Non-Recurring Fees

    Recurring Fees (Per Semester)

    Amount

    Bachelor of Engineering

    RM 790.00

    RM 1,410.00

    RM 2,200.00

    Bachelor of Engineering Technology

    RM 790.00

    RM 1,410.00

    RM 2,200.00

    Bachelor of Business

    RM 775.00

    RM 1,260.00

    RM 2,035.00

    Bachelor of New Communication Media

    RM 775.00

    RM 1,260.00

    RM 2,035.00

    Diploma

    RM 775.00

    RM 1,010.00

    RM 1,785.00

    Bachelor of Business Engineering Entrepreneurship

    RM 775.00

    RM 1,260.00

    RM 2,035.00

     

    International Students

    Programme

    Non-Recurring Fees

    Recurring Fees (Per Semester)

    Amount

    Engineering Degree

    RM 3,142.80

    RM 4,740.00

    RM 7,882.80

    Business Degree

    RM 3,142.80

    RM 3,740.00

    RM 6,882.80

    Programme

    Tuition Fees

    Intensive English Course

    RM 10,415.00

  • How many local students are presently studying at UniMAP?

    There are 11,564 local students registered in Bachelor's Degree and Diploma programmes in the 2015/2016 session.

  • How many international students are presently studying at UniMAP?

    There are 554 International students registered in Bachelor's Degree in the 2015/2016 session.

  • What is the percentage of lecturers who hold Ph.Ds at UniMAP?

    For the period of 2014, the percentage of lecturers who hold Ph.Ds is 32.2% (338 leturers).

  • How many UniMAP Alumni are there?

    As of 2014, the number of UniMAP alumni is 8960 people, while the number of UniMAP alumni working in various sectors is 7160 people.

  • What is the percentage of the marketability of UniMAP graduates?

    Percentage of marketability of UniMAP students is 71% (2006 - 2015) which covers various sectors.

  • How does teaching and learning being approached in UniMAP?

    The approach adopted in teaching and learning in UniMAP for Diploma and Bachelor's Degree comprised of theoretical and practical components. As UniMAP is an engineering university, the emphasis on teaching and learning is more towards pratical, such as in laboratory, Teaching Factory, E-Learning which expose students to the industry and provides opportunities for students to apply the knowledge gained efficiently and effectively.

    The approach of teaching and learning for Masters and Doctorate consist of various modes such as Research Mode, Mixed Mode and Coursework Mode. The approach adopted is more flexible and provide comfort for students to conduct research and coursework.

  • How does UniMAP manage matters related to students?

    Generally, all students affairs are managed by the Office of Student Affairs and Alumni (HEPA) UniMAP. The recruitment of students and student affairs are managed by the Academic Division, Registry Department and the Deputy Vice-Chancellor Office (Academic Affairs and International.

  • How does the university assist future UniMAP graduates to increase their expertise in order to compete in the job market?

    The university schedules various programmes periodically to increase the marketability of future UniMAP graduates, such as Career Talks & Career Fairs, industrial collaborations, industrial student visits, industrial training programme, industry involvement in curriculum development, soft skills and various others.

  • What are the facilities available at UniMAP?

    To ensure comfort and conducive environment for students, various basic facilities are provided by the university which is equal to all public universities in Malaysia. Among the facilities provided are lecture rooms/halls, teaching and research laboratories, examination halls, library, student centre, residential colleges, cafeterias, recreational centre, engineering centre, teaching factory, agrotechnology research station and various others. The university emphasises greatly on student comfort and quality without compromise.

    Further information on the infrastructure facilities provided by the University can be found here.

  • What are the specialities of UniMAP laboratories?

    UniMAP laboratories are equipped with modern equipment that is used for the purpose of learning. The facilities can be used even in the students first year of study. Some laboratories have already received recognition by the system as outlined in the MS 1722:2005 & OHSAS 18001:2007 & Laboratory Accreditation Scheme of Malaysia (SAMM) 17025: Health and Safety Operational Implementation Procedures for Laboratory and Equipment. The Laboratories referred are:

    MECHANICAL TESTING LAB - MATERIAL ENGINEERING SCHOOL

    CHEMICAL & MECHANICAL TESTING LAB - ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING SCHOOL

    CHEMICAL & FOOD TESTING LAB - BIOPROCESS ENGINEERING (undergoing accreditation process (2013))

  • Does UniMAP provide accommodation facility for students?

    To provide optimal comfort to students, UniMAP provides residential college facilities. It is mandatory for all students to live in the residential colleges. Among the residential colleges available at UniMAP are:

    • International Residential College
    • Tunku Abdul Rahman Residential College
    • Tun Abdul Razak Residential College
    • Tun Hussien Onn Residential College
    • Tun Dr. Mahathir Residential College
    • Tun Dr. Ismail Residential College
    • Tun Ghafar Baba Residential College
    • Tan Sri Aishah Ghani Residential College
    • Tun Fatimah Residential College
    • Tun Abdullah Ahmad Badawi Residential College
    • UniCITI Alam Residential College
  • How do students commute from one location to the other?

    UniMAP bus system is provided for students to commute from one location to another according to a schedule. Bus schedules can be found on the Home Page or UniMAP Student Portal. Students do not have to pay the cost each time you use the bus because the fare is included in the fees quoted at the beginning of the semester.

    almost all buses are equipped with an UniMAP Wi-Fi. Bicycle facilities are also provided in Pauh Putra Campus. This is a part of the UniMAP U-Cycle Project conducted under the initiative off UniMAP Sustainable Campus.

  • Who should i contact if i have further inquiries regarding the University?

    Rumah University
    University Malaysia Perlis
    Kampus Kubang Gajah
    02600 Arau Perlis
    Tel : 04-9798008
    Fax : 04-9798422
    Email : pro@unimap.edu.my or webmaster@unimap.edu.my

     For more information, please contact:
     Centre For Corporate Communications
     Adlina Mansor
     Public Relation Officer
     Email : adlina@unimap.edu.my

     Last Update: October 2021