Universiti Malaysia Perlis

World University Rankings 2024
Impact Rankings 2023
Young University Rankings 2024
Arau, Perlis, 02600, Malaysia

About Universiti Malaysia Perlis

Universiti Malaysia Perlis (UniMAP), previously known as Northern Malaysia University College of Engineering, is a public university in Perlis, in the north of Peninsular Malaysia.

Founded in 2001 as the 17th public institution of higher learning in Malaysia, the university began by offering just two programmes to 119 students.

UniMAP now has around 14,000 students over six diploma programmes, 37 bachelor’s degree programmes, 20 master’s degree programmes and 12 doctoral programmes. These are focussed in five distinct engineering areas, namely electrical, electronic, chemical, mechanical and civil.

A practically oriented or lab-intensive approach is taken to learning, especially for the engineering technology programmes.

The campus is distributed across 30 locations in the state of Perlis, with the three main permanent locations.

Kampus Kota Kangar houses the schools of environmental engineering, bioprocess engineering, business innovation and technopreneurship, and the school of human development and techno-communication.

The Kampus Alam UniMAP Paul Putra covers 1,500 acres and houses the schools of manufacturing engineering, mechatronic engineering, microelectric engineering, computer and communication engineering and electrical systems engineering. This campus also houses the Engineering Centre, Centre for Industrial and Governmental Collaboration, Institute for Engineering Mathematic, residential colleges, a go-kart circuit and the Syed Sirajuddin Areeb Putra Sports Complex.

The Kampus Hijau UniMAP Sungai Chuchuh covers 300 acres and houses the faculty of engineering technology, a residential college and the institute of sustainable agrotechnology, which runs nine greenhouses, including two dedicated to mango research.

The university is partnered with other institutions, including the Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia, the Universiti Teknikai Malaysia Melaka and the Universiti Malaysia Pahang.

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Key statistics

  • 3%
    Percentage of International Students
  • 13.6
    No. of students per staff
  • 39%
    Proportion of ISR Publication
  • 47 : 53
    Student Ratio of Females to Males
  • 10,836
    Number of FTE Students
Based on data collected for the (1) 2024 World University Rankings

Subjects taught at Universiti Malaysia Perlis

  • Engineering & technology

    • Chemical Engineering
    • Civil Engineering
    • Electrical & Electronic Engineering
    • General Engineering
    • Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering
  • Physical sciences

    • Mathematics & Statistics
  • Business & economics

    • Business & Management
    • Accounting & Finance
    • Economics & Econometrics
  • Arts & humanities

    • Languages, Literature & Linguistics
  • Social sciences

    • Communication & Media Studies