Sunway University
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Sunway University

Ranking

QS 586 World

Intake

March & August

Location

Subang Jaya, Malaysia

Scholarship

Available

Overview

Sunway University, a prominent private institution in Malaysia, has established itself as a leading force in the education sector. Committed to providing high-quality education, fostering entrepreneurial spirit, and tackling global challenges through research, Sunway University operates as a strictly not-for-profit organization. Situated in Sunway City, a vibrant green resort city developed on revitalized former tin-mining land within the Klang Valley, Sunway University enjoys a strategic location on the western side of Kuala Lumpur.

Despite its relatively young age in the global academic landscape, Sunway University has already achieved remarkable recognition, ranking within the top 2% of universities worldwide according to the QS World University Rankings. In the 2022 edition of the QS Asia University Rankings, Sunway University proudly holds the 121st position. Moreover, the institution holds a prestigious position among the top 150 universities worldwide that are under 50 years old.

Creating an exceptional learning environment, Sunway University boasts a state-of-the-art modern campus interconnected with various social and community facilities through secure elevated walkways known as the “canopy walk.” This unique architectural feature provides a sustainable setting for students and staff to engage in academic pursuits, work, and social activities both on campus and throughout Sunway City. Sunway City serves as a compelling example of the emerging global trend of “fifteen-minute cities,” where hyper-connectivity allows convenient access to all amenities within a short walking distance. Notably, the campus is in proximity to renowned attractions like the Sunway Lagoon Theme Park, the Sunway Pyramid Mall (one of the country’s and region’s largest), and the Sunway Medical Centre, a highly regarded private hospital in Southeast Asia known for its world-class medical care.

Rankings

Sunway University holds a prestigious standing in Malaysia, being fully recognized by the Ministry of Higher Education. The institution’s academic programs have received approval from the Ministry and accreditation from the Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA), adhering to rigorous international standards of academic quality. Relevant programs also meet the requirements set by professional bodies, ensuring comprehensive and industry-relevant education.

In the recently released QS World University Rankings 2023, Sunway University made significant progress, securing a spot within the #601-650 band among the analyzed 1422 universities worldwide. This rise from its previous band (#651-700) reflects the institution’s commitment to continuous improvement. Additionally, Sunway University is recognized among the top 150 young universities globally, further highlighting its promising trajectory.

In the QS Asia University Rankings 2022, Sunway University performed impressively, placing within the top 18% of universities. The institution also garnered an Overall 5 Star rating (Excellent) in the QS Stars University Ratings for the second time. Notably, Sunway University achieved Five-Star ratings in several categories, including Teaching, Facilities, Employability, Social Responsibility, Inclusiveness, Academic Development, Internationalization, and Actuarial Studies, underscoring its comprehensive excellence.

Sunway University has garnered recognition as one of the world’s top universities for two subjects, namely Hospitality & Leisure Management (#101-150) and Business and Management Studies (#451-500) in the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2022. This achievement further emphasizes the institution’s expertise and academic prowess.

The institution has earned a five-star “excellent” rating in the National University and University College Excellence Assessment (SETARA-2018/2019), affirming its commitment to academic quality. Sunway University has also attained ISO 9001 certification for its quality management system, underscoring its dedication to providing exceptional higher education and research management.

Notably, Sunway University has been honoured with the prestigious “Premier Digital Technology University” status by the Malaysian Digital Economy Corporation, recognizing its excellence in the field of information technology and its commitment to leveraging advanced digital technologies across the institution.

The institution’s commitment to student satisfaction is evident through the results of the 2021 Student Barometer Survey Entry Wave. Sunway University received numerous accolades, including being rated #1 in Asia for categories such as “Campus Buildings,” “Campus Environment,” “Postgraduate Support,” “Student Council,” and “Career Support.” Additionally, the institution was rated #1 in Malaysia for categories like “Facilities,” “Living Day to Day Life,” “Employment/Career Support,” and “Covid-19 Response,” reflecting its dedication to providing a conducive and supportive learning environment.

In summary, Sunway University’s recognition from the global bodies, its continuous upward trajectory in global rankings, and its commitment to excellence across various academic disciplines make it an exceptional choice for students seeking a well-rounded and quality education.

All Programs

Bachelors

Arts

  1. Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Digital Film Production
  2. BA (Hons) in Advertising and Branding
  3. BA (Hons) in Communication
  4. Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Contemporary Music (Audio Technology)
  5. BA (Hons) Music Performance
  6. BA (Hons) Design Communication BA (Hons) in Interior Architecture

Biological Science

  1. BSc (Hons) Biology with Psychology
  2. BSc (Hons) Medical Biotechnology
  3. BSc (Hons) Biomedicine

Business

  1. BSc (Hons) in Accounting & Finance
  2. Bachelor of Business Analytics (Hons)
  3. BSc (Hons) Business Management
  4. BSc (Hons) Business Studies
  5. BA (Hons) Entrepreneurship
  6. Bachelor (Hons) in Finance
  7. BSc (Hons) Financial Analysis
  8. BSc (Hons) Financial Economics
  9. BSc (Hons) Global Supply Chain Management
  10. BSc (Hons) in International Business
  11. BSc (Hons) Marketing

Computing

  1. Bachelor of Information Systems (Hons) (Data Analytics)
  2. BSc (Hons) in Computer Science
  3. Bachelor of Software Engineering (Hons)
  4. BSc (Hons) Information Technology
  5. BSc (Hons) Information Technology (Computer Networking and Security)

Engineering

  1. Bachelor of Electronic and Electrical Engineering with Honours
  2. Bachelor of Chemical Engineering with Honours

Hospitality

  1. BSc (Hons) in International Hospitality Management
  2. BSc (Hons) in Culinary Management
  3. BSc (Hons) in Conventions and Events Management

Mathematics

  1. BSc (Hons) in Actuarial Studies
  2. BSc (Hons) in Industrial Statistics

Psychology

  1. BSc (Hons) Psychology

Student Accommodation

Waterfront Residence

Waterfront Residence is a premium student accommodation with a wide range of facilities and amenities that supports a vibrant community experience. Located within touching distance of Monash University Malaysia and Sunway University and College, getting to class has never been easier.

The well-being of students is also of paramount importance in Waterfront Residence, with round-the-clock safety systems in place alongside strong pastoral care for residents with an on-site Hostel Warden to help residents with any they may need. Topping it all is the 40,000 square feet of communal space dedicated to students to build new experiences. Learn More

Sun-U Residence

Sun-U Residence is the accommodation of choice for all students wanting to experience a ‘preview’ of young adult living. It features round-the-clock security, strong pastoral care and a management team always ready to help with all resident’s needs and enquiries.

Filled to the brim with facilities and features, it is also a short walk to places of interest that will keep you preoccupied in your free time, and most importantly, within touching distance to Sunway University and College, ensuring your commute to class is optimised for attendance. Learn More

Sun-U Apartment

Sun-U Apartment has been, for years, the home of students for its convenience, affordability and safety. Located right behind Sunway University and Sunway College; students will be able to get to class easily with time to spare.

It is also a stone’s throw away from important places of interest and is filled to the brim with various facilities for a model communal living space, perfect for a one-of-a-kind accommodation experience. Learn More

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Application Process

The first step to begin your university admission application is to prepare the following documents:

  1. Passport
  2. School Results
  3. English Language Certification

You must scan your documents from a proper scanner and ensure all details are clearly visible. Improperly scanned, blurred or cropped documents will not be accepted and will lead to delays or rejections.

Once your documents are ready, you can head over to the application page here and fill up the requested information and upload the documents.

Once the application has been submitted, you will receive an email confirmation to verify your application submission. When the application is verified, it will be placed on a cue and assigned to an admissions advisor for processing.

Click here to read in-depth about how the complete admission process works.