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Design lies behind everything we buy, use and desire. Good design is attractive, useable and practical and also sells. Good designers combine aesthetics with functionality, communications with entrepreneurialism, visual communications capability with effective written and spoken communications and the ability to work and empathise with others.

Students after SPM or O-Levels interested to pursue a top UK degree in Advertising & Brand Management may go for the Foundation course at Asia Pacific University (APU)  for 1 year and then enter into the 3+0 UK Bachelor of Arts (Hons) Advertising & Brand Management degree offered at APIIT.

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Top 3+0 UK Degree in Advertising & Brand Management in Malaysia at APIIT

Staffordshire University is a top rated university in the UK

Staffordshire University is a top rated university in the UK

Designers work on everything from household products to industrial ones, from advertisements to any visual communication, from small to massive projects, for themselves and for large corporations. Every time you buy something a designer has been involved in creating it and promoting it. What you buy may have been made in one country, but has usually been designed in UK, Europe or USA. The net flow of payments for licences and royalties of designs from manufacturing countries such as China to UK is massive. British designers are amongst the leading designers in the world and have developed their expertise in UK Universities such as Staffordshire University.

Now you can experience the advantages of studying design with Staffordshire University in Malaysia. The Degrees offered by APIIT have the same curriculum as at Staffordshire University in the UK. They will develop your abilities to work on your own and in a team in initiating and creating a wide range of products and promotional activities, including advertisements for print, broadcast, and online as well as display packaging and other promotional support tools.staffordshire university

Many of the world’s most iconic and recognizable designs originate in the UK. Think of the UK Union Jack flag to be found on clothing and cars, the easily recognizable MINI car, the London Underground map which has been copied by rail systems around the world and London buses.

You may want to equip yourself for a career in pretty much any sector that requires a certified Designer. Whatever the case, you’ll find we’ve an industry-leading course for you.

Bachelor of Arts (Hons) Advertising & Brand Management at Asia Pacific Institute of Information Technology (APIIT)

APIIT’s 360° approach to creative and strategic advertising and brand management develops professionals with a broad set of

Highly industry experienced & qualified lecturers teach at APIIT

Highly industry experienced & qualified lecturers teach at APIIT

skills, developing your employability opportunities. APIIT’s creative studio environment mirrors an agency environment, creating flexible working zones and project spaces with industry standard software.

The college’s dynamic, ideas led advertising programme will equip you with the skills and understanding to develop a career in the creative industries.

Whether you want to work in a creative team, be a copywriter, account planner or brand manager, you will gain vital hands-on experience that is highly attractive to future employers.

The programme team has industry experience and our associate tutors are current creative directors and agency practitioners.

APIIT place creative thinking and ideas at the centre of our 360° approach to advertising study via digital and traditional advertising platforms, explore social media, viral marketing and ambient advertising.

Industry placements and agency visits will add to your development. You’ll learn how to create advertising campaigns by studying key areas of creative thinking, strategy and planning as well as idea generation, integrated communications, art direction and copywriting.

Programme outline for the Bachelor of Arts (Hons) Advertising & Brand Management at Asia Pacific Institute of Information Technology (APIIT)

Year 1 (Core) Subjects for the BA (Hons) Advertising & Brand Management at Asia Pacific Institute of Information Technology

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An internationalised vibrant learning environment for networking & improving your language skills at Asia Pacific University

Will introduce you to the key concepts and practices that underpin successful advertising and brand communications. You will experiment with ideas, creative thinking and communication and explore these areas through creative solutions.

  • Client Brief Concept I
  • Client Brief Concept II
  • Course Introduction I
  • Course Introduction II
  • Informing the Masses
  • Introduction to Graphics Design
  • Marketing Fundamentals
  • Trends and Visual Thinking
  • An Introduction to Media Practices

Year 2 Subjects for the BA (Hons) Advertising & Brand Management at Asia Pacific Institute of Information Technology

Group Discussion Rooms at Asia Pacific University for a conducive study environment

Group Discussion Rooms at Asia Pacific University for a conducive study environment

You are encouraged to explore visual communication and theoretical issues raised by the relationship between advertising, brands, marketing and issues of sustainability.

You will learn to integrate strategy, planning and creative practice. You will also develop your industry links, networks and placement opportunities.

  • Advertising and Packaging
  • Brand Implementation I
  • Brand Implementation II
  • Digital and Experiential
  • Account and Media Planning
  • Professional Practice
  • Copywriting and Creative Direction
  • Creative Practice
  • Creativity & Innovation
  • Year 2 (Internship)

Year 3 Subjects for the BA (Hons) Advertising & Brand Management at Asia Pacific Institute of Information Technology

Dual-core Macs at APIIT and Asia Pacific University for the animation & design students

Dual-core Macs at APIIT and Asia Pacific University for the animation & design students

You have the opportunity to personalise your portfolio. Modules involve creative ideas, research and multi-disciplinary solutions to creative brief. You will also investigate the strategic importance of ‘future proofing’.Life after ABM – We have a strong alumni linked through our programme Facebook page http://www.facebook.com/ABMatStaffsUni who are working in a number of agency roles locally and nationally, throughout Europe, the US and China.

  • Future Thinking I
  • Future Thinking II
  • Major Project I
  • Major Project II
  • Major Project III
  • Advertising and Brand Management Research Report I
  • Advertising and Brand Management Research Report II
  • Design Futures for ABM

In addition to the above, all students are required to successfully complete General Studies modules as stipulated by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency, as well as fulfill credit requirements for Co-Curricular Activities.

Teaching and Learning for the BA (Hons) Advertising & Brand Management at Asia Pacific Institute of Information Technology

Students at APIIT benefit from the 3+0 partnership with Staffordshire University, UK from their expertise & experience

Students at APIIT benefit from the 3+0 partnership with Staffordshire University, UK from their expertise & experience

Our Advertising and Brand Management programme focuses on exploring creativity and practice through research, theory and studio projects. A variety of methods are used to develop and assess your learning and progression.

They are all designed to reinforce the strategy of integrating the intellectual and experiential processes of learning in a creative studio environment so that you have confidence and experience of the advertising industry environment before graduation with well developed creative thinking skills.

Our programme is committed to building your confidence in your own powers of communication. Each student is supported in developing their key skills and approaches at every part of the process.

Through each level our students are exposed to increasingly complex challenges to their ability to communicate their ideas, whether through a presentation of research findings to their peers, written academic argument or, when dealing with a practical brief, communicating creative concepts to a client.

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EduSpiral provided a lot of information and took us to to tour the campus and hostel.
Jane, Asia Pacific University

Teaching methods include:

  • Studio teaching takes place in dedicated studios. This practice contributes substantially to your independence as a learner and industry approaches.
  • Lectures, including lecturers by industry professionals.
  • Seminars and discussion groups.
  • Group critiques. Students present their work to the group of staff and students for progress review. Active participation in critiques provides a valuable opportunity to develop confidence in presentation and communication skills.
  • Tutorials for providing feedback on progress as well as encouraging analysis and reflection.
  • Technical instruction of software etc taught by the technical instruction team.
  • Study visits take place in agencies, we also visit, exhibitions and conferences, and introduce you to industry contacts and working practices.
  • We are committed to developing and sustaining a professional approach to work and our students are expected to use all of the allocated learning time for work/practice/research in all modules within the open access studio environment.

The first year of the programme introduces you to the foundations and key skills and related industry practices as well as diagnosing your current skill base. You will become involved in all aspects of the creative process from initial brief to final production. The emphasis is on progression towards the ability to self-manage project work.

Modules in the second year foster more independent, project orientated modes of study, and you develop further understanding

Lecture Theatre at Asia Pacific University

Lecture Theatre at Asia Pacific University

of advertising strategy, copywriting and digital platforms as well as ethical issues.

With continued support and supervision and focus on your skills portfolio you begin to develop competence in the key skills required in the industry and learn how to employ these effectively either individually or as part of a creative team.

In the final year of the programme most modules are studio-based and will often centre on a brief set by the module leader, an external agency, live client or competition brief.

This kind of learning model focuses on developing creative insight and research process leading to an effective client pitch, which is assessed. This tests your abilities against the processes used within the industry.

Assessment for the BA (Hons) Advertising & Brand Management at Asia Pacific Institute of Information Technology

The Advertising and Brand Management Programme uses strategies that have been devised from discussions with

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industry practitioners, bench-marking against advertising industry practices.

Most modules carry single assessment tasks/ activities. The submission of coursework – the nature of which is determined by the project briefs set within the module, but which may consist of any one or a combination of the following components:

  • Workbooks or logs, documenting the process of generating, developing and resolving thoughts and ideas and demonstrating the influence of research on practical work
  • Studio concept development boards and portfolios
  • Research files, documenting the gathering, sorting and presentation of research material
  • Creative solutions professionally presented in the format required by the assignment, project or brief
  • An essay or report, written according to given guidelines as to word count and illustrated as required by the assignment
  • Pitch Presentation
  • This integrated approach to assessment ensures that the varied approach supports different kinds of learners, and develops our students’ abilities to perform effectively in a `real-world’ industry situation.

About Asia Pacific Institute of Information Technology (APIIT)

The Asia Pacific Institute of Information Technology offers a range of programmes which are designed to produce

Asia Pacific University (APU) has won hundreds of Awards including the SETARA 2013 Tier 5 "Excellent" Ranking. It's campus is in Technology Park Malaysia, Bukit Jalil

APIIT has won hundreds of Awards. Asia Pacific University is ranked in the SETARA 2013 Tier 5 “Excellent”. It’s campus is in Technology Park Malaysia, Bukit Jalil

highly employable graduates, by providing our students with an internationally benchmarked academic experience closely aligned to industry requirements.

As an integral member of the APIIT Education Group – comprising the Asia Pacific University of Technology & Innovation (APU), the Asia Pacific Smart School and the Asia Pacific International School – APIIT has achieved an enviable record of having produced more than 20,000 highly employable graduates through a sound approach of transforming and nurturing school leavers into qualified and highly competitive professionals.

APIIT’s programmes are offered together with our long-standing international partner, Staffordshire University, United Kingdom. Under this approved collaborative arrangement, APIIT delivers Staffordshire University degrees using the same curriculum and conforming to the same teaching, learning and assessment quality enhancement processes as in the UK, with the aim of ensuring comparability of student experience and academic standards.

APIIT’s courses are approved by the Ministry of Education, Malaysia and accredited by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA). All of the programmes are quality assured by an International Advisory Panel (IAP) whose members include representatives from our international partner universities and industry and technology leaders in the private sector.

EduSpiral picked us up from KL Sentral & took us to Asia Pacific University for a campus tour as well as arranged the Software Engineering lecturer to explain the courses in detail to us. Chin Mun (Left) with friends from INTI, now studying Business Computing at APU

EduSpiral picked us up from KL Sentral & took us to Asia Pacific University for a campus tour as well as arranged the Software Engineering lecturer to explain the courses in detail to us.
Chin Mun (Left) with friends from INTI, now studying Business Computing at APU

Indeed, APIIT’s system of education produces graduates who embody Staffordshire’s commitment of producing The Staffordshire Graduate – graduates who possess the key skills of employability, enterprise and entrepreneurship – and the ability to stand out in the job market.

As APIIT students studying on Staffordshire University degrees, our students get a whole lot more than just an understanding of their subjects, but will leave with a set of attributes that prospective employers not only look for but will value and respect.

At the same time, APIIT’s own Foundation and Diploma programmes are also externally quality assured by Staffordshire University, which ensures that students obtain an internationally benchmarked qualification while also ensuring successful progression into the degree of their choice.

This approach in providing internationally benchmarked education also extends beyond the borders of Malaysia, and is closely replicated within our family of APIIT branch campuses operating in Sri Lanka and in India.

Among Malaysia’s first MSC-Status Institutions, APIIT has also achieved a strong track record in research, development and commercialisation, winning more than 50 Malaysian and international awards to-date for its innovations, products and student projects.

An internationalised vibrant learning environment for networking & improving your language skills at Asia Pacific University

An internationalised vibrant learning environment for networking & improving your language skills at Asia Pacific University

In recognition of its focus on quality in education, the APIIT Education Group received the Prime Minister’s Award of Excellence in 2011, as well as the Export Quality Award from the Ministry of International Trade and Industry, Malaysia.

APIIT’s academic programmes are approved by the Ministry of Education of Malaysia and the qualifications are fully or provisionally accredited by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA).

Strategically Located
The university is strategically located in Technology Park Malaysia, Bukit Jalil. It is near condos and the Bukit Jalil LRT station. A free shuttle bus is provided for students to the LRT station and their accommodation.

Why Staffordshire University

Staffordshire University is truly committed to building a worldwide dynamic learning community. The University’s learning

Dr. Parmjit Singh, CEO of APU, as the Pro-Chancellor of Staffordshire University and Executive Director of Asia Pacific University (APU) & APIIT Welcoming Her Majesty The Queen, accompanied by The Duke of Edinburgh to Staffordshire University, UK

Dr. Parmjit Singh, CEO of APU, as the Pro-Chancellor of Staffordshire University and Executive Director of Asia Pacific University (APU) & APIIT Welcoming Her Majesty The Queen, accompanied by The Duke of Edinburgh to Staffordshire University, UK

community is global and students represent over 75 nations worldwide.

Since 1914, Staffordshire University has offered vocationally inspired education relevant for the age. Back then their focus was on mining and ceramics. Now the university is delivering everything from Computer Games Design to Forensic Science.

As well as being involved in many international collaborative research projects, Staffordshire University is committed to delivering high quality education through its many international partnerships.

Staffordshire University has over 17,000 students that make up a dynamic and vibrant community at their campuses in the United Kingdom.

Staffordshire University has a long and proud history of providing high quality, progressive and inclusive higher education for people from across Staffordshire, the region, the UK and the rest of the world.

Staffordshire University has a reputation for producing graduates with the knowledge, skills and ability to make their mark in the world.

Some facts about Staffordshire University are:

Staffordshire University’s strong focus on employability was underlined in the UK Sunday Times newspaper’s 2010 University

APIIT's Programmes are subjected to extensively External Quality Assurance processes by Staffordshire University

APIIT’s Programmes are subjected to extensively External Quality Assurance processes by Staffordshire University

League Tables, in which it was recognized as a leading UK university for achieving graduate employment.

One of the first universities in the world to offer computing degrees back in the 1960s, Staffordshire maintains a strong reputation for excellence and innovation in teaching technology based subjects.

The University’s Computing, Computer Games Design, Network Security, Mechanical, Electrical, Electronic and Automotive Engineering awards are all highly respected by employers globally.

Staffordshire’s Accounting and Finance, Business Studies, Economics, Management and Marketing degrees have all been designed to provide a truly international perspective. This is a real benefit for students wishing to pursue a career in Business or Commerce.

The University’s learning community is truly global. At any one time, in excess of 17,000 students from over 75 countries are studying in Great Britain, by distance learning, or on Staffordshire University quality-accredited courses internationally.

APU Programmes are subjected to extensively External Quality Assurance processes by Staffordshire University, who also

award the Undergraduate Degrees. This ensures that our programmes are benchmarked against international standards.

In addition, APU’s solid relationship with Staffordshire University is among the strongest and most successful foreign collaborations in Malaysia, and is particularly notable in their strong shared mission of producing highly employable graduates.

Staffordshire University Rankings

Guardian University Guide 2016

Staffordshire University is a top rated university in the UK

Staffordshire University is a top rated university in the UK

  • Staffordshire University is ranked 83 Overall by the Guardian’s University Guide 2016
  • Staffordshire University is ranked 69th by the Guardian University Guide 2016: league table for computer science and information systems
  • Staffordshire University is ranked 47 by the Guardian University Guide 2016: league table for accounting & finance

Complete University Guide University 2016

  • Staffordshire University’s Ranking in the Complete University Guide University Subject Tables 2016 for accounting & finance is 79
  • Staffordshire University’s Ranking in the Complete University Guide University Subject Tables 2016 for computer science is 83
  • Staffordshire University UK is ranked 39th by the Guardian’s University Guide 2016: league table for film production & photography
  • Staffordshire University’s Ranking in the Complete University Guide University Subject Tables 2016 for Art & Design is 62

An Excellent Future with Staffordshire University UK

Graduates from APIIT will be awarded the degree from Staffordshire University, UK

Graduates from APIIT will be awarded the degree from Staffordshire University, UK

  • The 2014 National Student Survey (NSS) show computing awards at Staffordshire University exceeding the national sector average for the computer subject area.
  • The 2014 National results from the Destination of Leavers in Higher Education also show Staffordshire University computing awards exceeding the national average for computing graduate employability/further study, six months after graduation.
  • Staffordshire has forged partnerships with industry-leading companies such as Sony, Cisco, Microsoft, Vodafone, Jaguar Land Rover and Epic Games in support of teaching and learning as well as in preparing students for their careers.
  • The collaboration between Staffordshire University and US based Epic Games led to the launch of the University’s Epic Games Centre, which offers students the opportunity to put theory into practice and develop a deeper understanding of the commercial complexities of the gaming development process.
  • Staffordshire University graduates have been well accepted by industry. Many graduates have gone on to work with internationally recognised organisations such as the BBC, Microsoft, Bentley Motors and NASA. Others have gone on to form their own successful businesses whilst some graduates have worked on Oscar winning films, written books and even won an Olympic gold medal.

Asia Pacific University is An Award-Winning University

The Asia Pacific University of Technology and Innovation (APU) stands tall among Malaysia’s premier Institutions of Higher

Asia Pacific University's Microsoft Imagine Cup winning team, comprising Tan Jit Ren (left), Wong Mun Choong (second from left), Chan Wai Lun (third from left) and Ker Jia Chiun (right), will represent the nation in the world finals of the competition in Sydney, Australia

Asia Pacific University’s Microsoft Imagine Cup winning team, comprising Tan Jit Ren (left), Wong Mun Choong (second from left), Chan Wai Lun (third from left) and Ker Jia Chiun (right), will represent the nation in the world finals of the competition in Sydney, Australia

Learning – this is a University where a unique fusion of technology, innovation and creativity works effectively towards preparing graduates for significant roles in business and society globally.

In 2004, APU’s associate institution, APIIT, was the only Malaysian education institution to have won multiple awards in both National and International Asia Pacific ICT Awards. It was also the only Malaysian finalist in the Asian Innovation Awards and the winner of the Malaysian IT Product of the Year.

1. Tier 5 ranking or Excellent in the SETARA 2013 and 2011 which is Malaysia’s ranking system for universities
2. Their students have won the Microsoft Imagine Cup (Malaysia) for 2010, 2011 & 2012 and have represented Malaysia in the Microsoft Imagine Cup (World) competition. For 2011, they won all the top 3 awards.
3. Prime Minister Industry Excellence Award 2010

Originally established as the Asia Pacific Institute of Information Technology (APIIT) in 1993, APU has more than 9000 students from 90 countries studying in its Malaysian campus.

This gives you an opportunity to build an international network while studying as well as gain invaluable cultural insights and communication skills.

 More than 95% of APU graduates are employed by graduation.

As a testimony of thatAsia Pacific University (APU) is the best university for computing, computer science and ICT in Malaysia, they and their students have won the following awards:

UTP – HAX National Hacking Competition 2014

  • 2014 – 1st Runner Up
  • 2014 – 4th Place

Big App Challenge 1.0

Asia Pacific Students win awards at the E-Genting Programming Competition (EGPC) 2014

Asia Pacific Students win awards at the E-Genting Programming Competition (EGPC) 2014

  • 2014 – 1st Runner Up

International Invention, Innovation & Technology Exhibition (ITEX)

Makeweekend Robotics Challenge 2013

Asia Pacific ICT Awards (APICTA) Malaysia (Multimedia Development Corporation)

  • 2013 – Top Award for ‘Best of Tertiary Student Project’
  • 2012 – Top Award for ‘Best of Tertiary Student Project’
  • 2011 – Winner of ‘Special Jury Award’ by the Prime Minister

    Jasmine Kaur, Asia Pacific University student, winning the International Asia Pacific ICT Awards (APICTA) 2013 – ‘Best of Tertiary Student Project’

    Jasmine Kaur, Asia Pacific University student, winning the International Asia Pacific ICT Awards (APICTA) 2013 – ‘Best of Tertiary Student Project’

  • 2011 – Top Award for ‘Best of Tertiary Student Project’
  • 2011 – 2 Merit Awards for ‘Best of Tertiary Student Project’
  • 2010 – Top Award for ‘Best of Tertiary Student Project’
  • 2008 – Top Award for ‘Best of e-Inclusion & e-Community’
  • 2005 – Top Award for ‘Best of Applications & Infrastructure Tools’
  • 2004 – Top Award for ‘Best of Education & Training’
  • 2004 – Top Award for ‘Best of Applications & Infrastructure Tools’
  • 2004 – Merit Award for ‘Best of Research & Development’
  • 2003 – Merit Award for ‘Best of Research & Development’
  • 2002 – Merit Award for ‘Best of Smart Learning Applications’
  • 2001 – Merit Award for ‘Best of Smart Learning Applications’
  • 2000 – Merit Award for ‘Best of Smart Learning Applications’
  • 2000 – Top Award for ‘Best of Student Projects’
  • 1999 – Merit Award for ‘Best of Student Projects’

International Asia Pacific ICT Awards (APICTA)

  • 2012 – Merit Award for ‘Best of Tertiary Student Project’
  • 2011 – Merit Award for ‘Best of Tertiary Student Project’
  • 2010 – Merit Award for ‘Best of Tertiary Student Project’
  • 2004 – Merit Award for ‘Best of Education & Training’
  • 2004 – Merit Award for ‘Best of Applications & Infrastructure Tools’

NAPEI Awards (National Association of Private Education Institutions, Malaysia)

Students at Asia Pacific University are awarded a degree from Staffordshire University, UK and APU

Students at Asia Pacific University are awarded a degree from Staffordshire University, UK and APU

  • 2011 – Award for Educational Excellence
  • 2007 – Award for Educational Excellence
  • 2004 – Award for Educational Excellence

Microsoft Imagine Cup (Microsoft Inc.)

  • 2012 – Winner of Microsoft Imagine Cup (Malaysia)
  • 2012 – Top Award for ‘MDeC Special Innovation’
  • 2011 – Winner of Microsoft Imagine Cup (Malaysia)
  • 2011 – 1st Runner-up of Microsoft Imagine Cup (Malaysia)
  • 2011 – 2nd Runner-up of Microsoft Imagine Cup (Malaysia)
  • 2011 – Top Award for ‘MDeC Special Innovation’
  • 2011 – Top Award for ‘Presentation Superstars’
  • 2010 – Winner of Microsoft Imagine Cup (Malaysia)
  • 2010 – Top 6 finalists at World Championship in Poland
  • 2010 – Top Award for ‘Best Presentation Team’
  • 2010 – Top Award for ‘Best Implementation of Multipoint’
  • 2004 – 3rd Prize Award for ‘System Government Elections Software’

Malaysia Cybersecurity Awards (Cybersecurity Malaysia)

APU students win Gold and Bronze awards in the 25th International Invention, Innovation and Technology Exhibition (ITEX)

APU students win Gold and Bronze awards in the 25th International Invention, Innovation and Technology Exhibition (ITEX)

  • 2013 – Award for ‘Information Security Training Provider of the Year’
  • 2012 – Award for ‘Information Security Training Provider of the Year’
  • 2009 – Award for ‘Information Security Training Provider of the Year’

Industry Excellence Awards by Ministry of International Trade & Industry

  • 2011 – Winner of Prime Minister’s Industry Excellence Award
  • 2011 – Winner of ‘Special Jury Award’ by the Prime Minister

Ministry of Higher Education Malaysia Awards

  • 2008 – Top Award for ‘Best Website Design’

Ministry of Education Excellence Awards (Ministry of Education, Malaysia)

  • 2003 – Award of Excellence in Research & Development
  • 2003 – Award of Excellence for Development of Overseas Centers

Prime Minister’s Golden Hands Award (Ministry of Works, Malaysia)

  • 2004 – Top Award in Network and PC Maintenance category

PIKOM – Computimes ICT Awards (Association of Computer Industry in Malaysia)

1st Runner Up in the 2014 Chartered Institute of Management Accounting (CIMA) GLOBAL Business Challenge Malaysia - Ali Atiq, Nikita Arabel Pironti, Kasimova Shafia and Veeresh Roy Joggesser, who are all third year BA (Hons) in Accounting and Finance students from Asia Pacific University (APU)

1st Runner Up in the 2014 Chartered Institute of Management Accounting (CIMA) GLOBAL Business Challenge Malaysia – Ali Atiq, Nikita Arabel Pironti, Kasimova Shafia and Veeresh Roy Joggesser, who are all third year BA (Hons) in Accounting and Finance students from Asia Pacific University (APU)

  • 2005 – Product of the Year Award for ‘URL Checker’
  • 2004 – Product of the Year Award for ‘Screenshield Suite’

DEBATE COMPETITION 2011 (Ministry of Higher Education Malaysia)

  • 2011 – Champion of HEP- IPTS Debate Competition 2011

Deloitte Inter-University Tax Competition 2011

  • 2011 – Merit Award

Game Design Challenge 2011 (GameCareerGuide.com)

  • 2011 – Best Entry ‘Game Design Challenge: One Button Challenge’
  • 2011 – Best Entry ‘Game Design Challenge: Think Of the Children’

BOSCH Power Tools Asia Cordless Race 2011

  • 2011 – Consolation Prize

ITEX 2009 Awards – Won by APU Graduates (International Invention, Innovation & Technology Exhibition)

  • 2009 – Gold Award for ‘Best Invention – SmartSurface’
  • 2009 – Special Award for Corporate Invention

Stanford University’s Global Innovation Tournament 2009

Asia Pacific University offers electrical & electronic engineering and mechatronic engineering degree courses

Asia Pacific University offers electrical & electronic engineering and mechatronic engineering degree courses

  • 2009 – Winner for Global Innovation Tournament Global Challenge

1Malaysia Innovation Tournament (1MIT) 2010

  • 2010 – Winner for ‘Best Animated Award’
  • 2010 – Winner for ‘Most Scariest Video Award’

Hack In The Box (HITB) International Competition 2010

  • 2010 – 2nd Prize for ‘Weapon of Mass Destruction’

Malaysia Frost & Sullivan Technology Innovation Award 2010 (Won by APU Graduates)

  • 2010 – Award for ‘Emerging Human Computer Interface Technologies’

World University Debates Championship 2010

  • 2010 – Runner-up in the Grand Final

MSC Malaysia Creative Industry Awards 2009 (Games Category – Student)

  • 2009 – Award for ‘Best Game Design’
  • 2009 – Award for ‘Best Technical’

Asian Innovation Awards (Far Eastern Economic Review, Singapore)

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    A campus tour with professional advise helps EduSpiral’s students to make a better decision. Pic – Some of our clients touring Asia Pacific University

    2004 – Only Malaysian Finalist

DKSH-CSSC Award

  • 2006 – First Prize for DKSH-CSSC Media Challenge 2006

Enterprise 50 Award (Accenture & SMI Development Corp)

1998, 1999, 2000 – 3rd position in 2000 among top 50 Malaysian organisations

e-Genting Programming Competition (R&D Division, e-Genting)

  • 2006 – First Prize for ‘Software Program Design and Development’
  • 2004 – First Prize for ‘Software Program Design and Development’
  • 2003 – First Prize for ‘Software Program Design and Development’
  • 2002 – Merit Award for ‘Software Program Design and Development’

HSBC Young IT Entrepreneur Awards (Hong Kong Bank)

  • 2004 – Gold Award for ‘Universal Wireless Charging’ solution
  • 2004 – Judges Award for ‘Security Transmitter & Detector’ device
  • 2002 – Silver Award for ‘Business Edutainment Access Medium’

MSC-IHL Business Plan Competition (Institutions of Higher Learning Business Plan Competition by Multimedia Development Corporation)

  • Team Yolo from Asia Pacific University of Technology & Innovation (APU) achieved the 1st Runner Up of the UTP-HAX National Hacking Competition 2014

    Team Yolo from Asia Pacific University of Technology & Innovation (APU) achieved the 1st Runner Up of the UTP-HAX National Hacking Competition 2014

    2012 – Merit prize for Business Idea Category

  • 2005 – Grand prize for Business Idea Category
  • 2005 – Merit prize for Business Plan Category

Asia Student .NET Awards (Microsoft Inc.)

  • 2003 – 3rd Prize Award for ‘Automobile Manufacture Service’ software application
  • 2003 – 5th Prize Award for ‘i-Mall’ software application

Forum Nokia Mobile Challenge Java Competition (Nokia Inc.)

  • 2002 – Top 3 winners worldwide for a Java-based e-mail client application for Nokia devices using J2ME (Java 2 Micro Edition)

Dare to be Digital Programming Competition (British Council / University of Abertay, Dundee)

  • 2003 – 1st Prize Award for a Multiplayer Online Game
  • 2003 – 3rd Prize Award for a Role Playing Strategy Game

Business Excellence Award 2006 (Malaysia Canada Business Council)

  • 2006 – Bronze award for Industry Excellence for Education

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Asia Pacific Institute of Information Technology (APIIT) is a top University in Malaysia

Asia Pacific University’s achievements in winning a host of prestigious awards at national and regional levels over the years bear testimony

Asia Pacific ICT Award 2012 (APICTA 2012) for the Best of Tertiary Student Winners from APU

Asia Pacific ICT Award 2012 (APICTA 2012) for the Best of Tertiary Student Winners from APU

to their commitment to excellence in higher education and training, as well as innovative research and development and comercialisation.

  • UCTI has now been upgraded to university status hence the name change to Asia Pacific University of Technology and Innovation (APU)
  • UCTI (through APIIT) is Malaysia’s first Institution to achieve Multimedia Super Corridor (MSC) Company Status
  • The only Institution to have won the prestigious MSC Asia Pacific ICT Awards every year since the inception of the awards in 1999.
  • UCTI’s academic programmes are all approved by the Ministry of Higher Education of Malaysia and the qualifications are accredited by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA).
  • Asia Pacific University College of Technology and Innovation (UCTI) was established when Asia Pacific Institute of Information Technology (APIIT) was officially awarded University College status by the Ministry of Higher Education, Malaysia, in 2004.

The new University College is now called UCTI for short. Recently in July 2012, they have received university status and therefore is now known as the Asia Pacific University of Technology and Innovation (APU)

Research & Development Achievements for Asia Pacific University (APU)

Electrical and Electronic Engineering lab at Asia Pacific University

Electrical and Electronic Engineering lab at Asia Pacific University

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•    Winner of “ICT Product of the Year 2005” at PIKOM Computimes ICT Awards 2005
•    Winner of “Best of Application and Infrastructure Tools” at MSC-APICTA Awards 2005

The Screenshield Suite

  • Winner of “Best of Application and Infrastructure Tools” at MSC-APICTA Awards 2008
  • Winner of “ICT Product of the Year 2004” at PIKOM Computimes ICT Awards 2004
  • Merit Award Winner of “Best of Application and Infrastructure Tools” at APICTA Awards 2004, Hong Kong
  • Winner of “Best of Application and Infrastructure Tools” at MSC-APICTA Awards 2004
  • Finalist at Far East Economic Review Asian Innovation Awards 2004 – Improving Quality of Life
  • FileShield – Best of R&D, Merit Award at MSC-APICTA 2003

iSMART
•    Merit Award Winner of ‘Best Education and Training’ at APICTA Awards 2004, Hong Kong
•    Winner of “Best of Education and Training” at MSC-APICTA Awards 2004

C.A.R.P.E.T.
•    Merit Winner of “Best of R&D” at MSC-APICTA Awards 2004

Technologically Advanced Facilities at Asia Pacific Institute of Information Technology (APIIT)

Asia Pacific University students have access to state-of-the-art computer facilities that include the latest PCs and workstations with Internet connection, operating systems, software suites and commercial programming software in multiple IT labs built for project work, multimedia production, software and internet programming.

Asia Pacific University students have access to state-of-the-art computer facilities that include the latest PCs and workstations with Internet connection, operating systems, software suites and commercial programming software in multiple IT labs built for project work, multimedia production, software and internet programming.

APU’s library is a gateway to a comprehensive collection of books, journals, periodicals, student projects and other related publications to support learning and research for all students and staff.

In addition, you can access online digital libraries from leading providers such as Proquest, Emerald, ACM and Current Law Journals. The library also houses areas for individual and group study, computer facilities and a photocopying facility.

All students have access to state-of-the-art computer facilities that include the latest PCs and workstations with Internet connection, operating systems, software suites and commercial programming software in multiple IT labs built for project work, multimedia production, software and internet programming. Furthermore, all around the campus you will have access to wireless Internet so you can learn anywhere, anytime.

Learning and understanding of the various Engineering principles at different levels is supported by hands-on laboratory work. This is undertaken in fully-equipped laboratories for Analogue and Digital electronics, Communications Engineering, Electrical Power, Controls and Automation, as well as Materials and Testing laboratories and the Mechanical workshop.

As well as this, in order to enable students to learn and understand the latest high-tech engineering techniques, software such as Matlab, Multisim (Simulation) and Autodesk Inventor (Engineering Design) have been installed in the Engineering software and Microprocessor laboratory. Students can make use of all these facilities to do their course work and projects.

Strategic Location of Asia Pacific University’s campus in Kuala Lumpur

Asia Pacific University (APU) has won hundreds of Awards including the SETARA 2013 Tier 5 "Excellent" Ranking. It's campus is in Technology Park Malaysia, Bukit Jalil

Asia Pacific University (APU) has won hundreds of Awards including the SETARA 2013 Tier 5 “Excellent” Ranking. It’s campus is in Technology Park Malaysia, Bukit Jalil

The university is strategically located in Technology Park Malaysia, Bukit Jalil. It is near condos and the Bukit Jalil LRT station. A free shuttle bus is provided for students to the LRT station and their accommodation.

APU will be moving to a new campus at the end of 2015 which is also located at Technology Park Malaysia.

Technology Park Malaysia at Bukit Jalil is the ideal location for this new and contemporary Campus due to its strong positioning as Malaysia’s primary hub for leading-edge and high-tech developments in a wide variety of areas such as Information and Communication Technology, Biotechnology, Microelectronics, Engineering and Broadcasting.

TPM is also located in one of the most rapidly developing areas in Kuala Lumpur, and is well served and accessible through major highways, LRT and other forms of public transportation.

The central atrium space of APU’s new campus forms the hub to the building with large communal spaces, multipurpose hall and various other facilities like the large library, computer & engineering labs, lounges and syndicate rooms.

Students will enjoy a lifestyle experience through the sports and recreation facilities such as swimming pool, fitness center as well as basement car parks on campus, among many other exciting facilities.

Financial Aid at Asia Pacific Institute of Information Technology (APIIT)

Scholarships, PTPN Loan and MARA Loan are available. For details, please contact EduSpiral Consultant Services.

A wide range of affordable hostel accommodation is provided. Free bus shuttles are provided to and from APU and the hostel as well as the Bukit Jalil LRT station.

Muhammad Anis Ur Rehman, Manager, Student Services at Asia Pacific University and APIIT presenting an appreciation gift to Lonnie from EduSpiral Consultant Services

Muhammad Anis Ur Rehman, Manager, Student Services at Asia Pacific University and APIIT presenting an appreciation gift to Lonnie from EduSpiral Consultant Services

Scholarships at APIIT range from 30% to 100% depending on the students’ results in SPM, STPM, UEC, O-Levels, or the A-Levels. Sports Scholarships are also available for State and National Players.

Special scholarships are available for students from East Malaysia – Sabah and Sarawak, to assist them to achieve their educational goals.

APIIT and Asia Pacific University staff will advise and assist students in applying for the PTPN and MARA loans. MARA Loans are only available for bumi students.

Students interested to register at APU may go to this link.

“Asia Pacific University of Technology & Innovation (APU) works closely with EduSpiral Consultant Services in assisting a smooth transfer into our programmes for students from all over Malaysia.

Students who have joined APIIT through EduSpiral are very happy with their services and have found their online advise insightful and valuable. EduSpiral also provides guided tours to our campus and provides students with an in-depth view of the careers in IT, Business, Accounting, Banking and Finance and Engineering enabling them to make sound decisions.”

Muhammad Anis Ur Rehman
Manager, Student Services

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