Multimedia University

1201+
World University Rankings 2022
601–800th
Impact Rankings 2022
401+
Young University Rankings 2022
Persiaran Multimedia, Cyberjaya, Selangor, 63100, Malaysia

About Multimedia University

Multimedia University (MMU), also known as Universiti Telekom, is a private, government-linked university in Malaysia.

Established in 1996, the university started with the Institute of Telecommunication and Information Technology founded by Telekom Malaysia in Taiping, in the state of Perak in Malaysia in 1994. It began with 42 students underwent an experimental two-year telecommunication engineering diploma programme. The Ministry of Education then invited Telekom Malaysia to set up the first private university in Malaysia.

It began with a single computing faculty known as the faculty of information technology in 1997.

Today, the university is comprised of nine faculties and 19 research centres, including the Distance Education Centre in Cyberjaya.

There are three campuses in Melaka, Cyberjaya and Iskandar Puteri.

The Cyberjaya campus houses the undergraduate faculties of business and accounting, creative multimedia, strategic communication, engineering, and information technology and computer science. It also offers postgraduate and distance education.

The Melaka Campus offers business and accounting, engineering, information technology and computer science and law, as well as some postgraduate courses.

The Iskandar Puteri campus, known as Johor, specialises in cinematic arts in collaboration with the University of Southern California.

There are nearly 18,000 students, more than 1,500 of whom are international students from over 70 countries. The vast majority of students at Multimedia University are undergraduates.

The university has various partner institutions, in countries such as Malaysia, Indonesia, Japan and India. It has also formed collaborations in global industry, with companies including Nokia, Dell, Intel, Microsoft and Motorola.

The Multimedia University motto is "Inquire, Inspire and Innovate" and its colours are blue and red.

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  • 10.7
    No. of students per staff
    (1)
  • 9%
    Percentage of International Students
    (1)
  • 46 : 54
    Student Ratio of Females to Males
    (1)
  • 8,586
    Number of FTE Students
    (1)
Based on data collected for the (1) 2022 World University Rankings