Monash University Malaysia

Monash University is perhaps one of the most renowned universities in the world today. Originating from Australia, it is one of the top names in education with branches across the globe.

Monash University in Asia

The Malaysian campus of Monash University operates in Bandar Sunway in Petaling Jaya. It opened its doors back in 1998 and has been producing some of the top graduates not only within the country but across the region as well. What makes Monash University such a strong name in private education Malaysia is that it is actually the first foreign university in the country. Besides Malaysia, Monash University has branches in South Africa and Italy while its India branch is a research academy. In Malaysia meanwhile, the Monash campus is the third largest among its group.

Achievements by Monash University

The home of Monash University is in Victoria, Australia where it is known to be a premier research-intensive establishment. It partners with the very reputable Sunway Education Group in Malaysia where it is very much popular for its courses in business and engineering. Some of the accolades it has received include:

  • Ranked World’s Top 100 Universities by the Times Higher Education World University Rankings
  • Member of the Go8 (Group of Eight) in Australia
  • Ranked 59 in the QS 2019 World University Rankings

As a foreign university, Monash University Malaysia is self-accredited where it houses about 8,000 students on its purpose-built campus. To date, it has worked with some of the top agencies and firms from the public and private sector including partnerships with Sunway Medical Centre to offer research and internship options.

Levels and Schools under Monash University Malaysia

In Monash University Malaysia, courses are offered through respective schools that specialize in their areas. This include:

  • School of Arts and Social Sciences
  • School of Business
  • School of Engineering
  • School of Information Technology
  • Jeffrey Cheah School of Medicine and Health Sciences
  • Department of Psychology
  • School of Pharmacy
  • School of Science

Amongst the schools, students are able to choose the many different courses offered under their pre-university, undergraduate and postgraduate degrees as outlined below. It must be noted that Monash University Malaysia offers programmes for high school leavers who are coming in to enter the degree courses, which are:

  • MUFY – Monash University Foundation Year
  • Diploma of Higher Education Studies

School of Arts and Social Sciences

Courses that are offered in this school include areas like media studies, mass communications and others. This include:

  • Bachelor of Arts and Social Sciences
  • Bachelor of Communication and Media Studies
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours)
  • Master of Communications and Media Studies (coursework)
  • Master of Arts (research)
  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

School of Business

The School of Business in Monash University Malaysia is one of the larger schools which offer subjects in commerce, international business and other business areas. This include:

  • Bachelor of Business and Commerce
  • Bachelor of Business and Commerce (Honours)
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Business and Commerce (research)
  • Master of International Business (coursework)
  • Master of Philosophy (research)
  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

School of Engineering

One of the more popular schools that Monash University Malaysia, the School of Engineering offers courses in the following programmes:

  • Bachelor of Civil Engineering (Honours)
  • Bachelor of Chemical Engineering (Honours)
  • Bachelor of Electrical and Computer Systems Engineering (Honours)
  • Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering (Honours)
  • Bachelor of Mechatronics Engineering (Honours)
  • Bachelor of Software Engineering (Honours)
  • Master of Engineering Science (Research)
  • Master of Advanced Engineering (Energy and Sustainability)
  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

School of Information Technology

The School of Information Technology provides undergraduate to postgraduate degrees in:

  • Bachelor of Computer Science
  • Bachelor of Computer Science (Honours)
  • Master of Business Information Systems (coursework)
  • Master of Philosophy (MPhil)
  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Jeffrey Cheah School of Medicine and Health Sciences

Programmes offered under the School of Medicine and Health Sciences usually come with an internship at the Sunway Medical Centre. The courses include:

  • Bachelor of Medical Science and Doctor of Medicine (BMedSc/MD)
  • Bachelor of Medical Science (Honours)

Department of Psychology

At the Department of Psychology, students can choose among the following courses:

  • Bachelor of Psychological Science
  • Bachelor of Psychological Science and Business
  • Bachelor of Psychological Science (Honours)
  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
  • Master of Biomedical Science
  • Master of Professional Counselling
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Biomedical Science

School of Pharmacy

Monash University’s School of Pharmacy offers the following programmes:

  • Bachelor of Pharmacy (Honours)
  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

School of Science

Undergraduate and postgraduate courses offered by the School of Science are as follow:

  • Bachelor of Science
  • Bachelor of Medical Bioscience
  • Bachelor of Food Science and Technology
  • Bachelor of Science (Honours)
  • Master of Science (Research)
  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Science


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