SEGi University


Possibly one of the largest private institutes of higher learning in Malaysia, SEGi University operates several campuses across the country.

Where is SEGi University from?

SEGi University is among the most established names in private education not only within Malaysia but the region as well. Established in 1977, the education group has produced tens of thousands of graduates to date. It currently has more than 20,000 students enrolled in its tertiary programs nationwide.

What is SEGi popular for?

SEGi University is part of the larger SEGi University and Colleges group which is quite renowned for its courses in Business as well as Engineering. SEGi University’s main campus is at Kota Damansara while it operates 5 other campuses across the country which are in:

  • SEGi College Subang Jaya
  • SEGi College Kuala Lumpur
  • SEGi College Penang
  • SEGi College Sarawak

Brief history

Many Malaysians would remember the name Systematic College as it is the humble origin of SEGi University as it is today. In 1977, Systematic College was established where it has since grown to become one of the largest private universities in the country today. It was in 2012 that SEGi University College was upgraded to University status.

Courses offered by SEGi University

SEGi University offers a full range of undergraduate programs for students looking to further their studies after their secondary school education. This applies to both students locally as well as overseas. Within the SEGi University and College, courses are run and offered by various faculties and schools. They are as below:

Foundation Studies and Pre-University

Students coming in after SPM or its equivalent will usually enroll into a pre-university program before they proceed to the next level. Through SEGi’s seamless transfer programs, students can head into an A-Level course or choose to go into a foundation if they are quite certain of what they would like to study at the degree level later. Foundation courses are usually run by the respective schools with the own areas of specialization. These courses include the following:

  • A-Level
  • Foundation in Arts
  • Foundation in Commerce
  • Foundation in Information Technology
  • Foundation in Science

Health Sciences

This area covers mostly medicine and pharmacy disciplines. Students who are interested in growing through a career in the applied sciences can choose among the following courses as their basis of education.

  • Bachelor of Biomedical Science (Hons)
  • Bachelor of Dental Surgery
  • Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (M.B.B.S)
  • Bachelor of Optometry (Hons)
  • Bachelor of Pharmacy (Hons)
  • Master of Science (Vision Science)
  • BSc (Hons) Professional Practice in Nursing
  • Diploma in Environmental Health
  • Diploma in Health Care Management
  • Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology
  • Diploma in Nursing
  • Diploma in Occupational Safety and Health

Business and Accounting

One of the most popular schools within the SEGi group, this is where students venture into areas of studies involving running a business, management, accounting, finance and economics, among others. Courses offered under this discipline are:

  • Certificate in Business Studies
  • Diploma in Accounting
  • Diploma in Business Administration
  • Diploma in Marketing
  • BA (Hons) Accounting and Finance
  • BA (Hons) Business and Human Resource Management
  • BA (Hons) Business and Marketing Management
  • Bachelor of Accounting (Hons) Double Degree, SEGi & AU
  • Bachelor of Accounting and Finance (Hons) Double Degree, SEGi & AU
  • Bachelor of Accounting and Finance (Hons), UOG
  • Bachelor of Arts (Hons) Business Management (3+0), UOG
  • Bachelor of Business Management (Hons) Double Degree, SEGi & AU
  • Bachelor of Business Management – Online
  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (Global Business Major)
  • Doctor of Business Administration
  • Master in Financial Planning
  • Master of Accountancy
  • Master of Business Administration (Global Business), (Dual Degree) SEGi & UOS
  • Master of Business Administration (International Business), UOG MBA
  • Master of Business Administration, UOS MBA
  • Master of Science in Management by Research

Early Childhood and Education

The Early Childhood and Education sector has been one of the most demanded in recent years especially with new guidelines and requirements by the government of Malaysia. Through SEGi, students can choose to enroll into any of the following course:

  • BA (Hons) in Early Years Education 3+0
  • Bachelor of Education (Hons) Dual Degree
  • Certificate in Early Childhood Care & Education
  • Diploma in Early Childhood Education
  • Diploma in Early Childhood Education – Online
  • Diploma in Psychology
  • Master of Education by Research
  • PhD in Education by Research

Creative Arts and Design

Students wishing to embark into a career in the creative and visual arts could consider courses such as the below:

  • BA (Hons) Interior Architecture
  • BA (Hons) Multimedia Design
  • BA (Hons) Visual Communication Design
  • Certificate in Creative Design
  • Diploma in Computer Graphics
  • Diploma in Creative Multimedia
  • Diploma in Interior Architecture
  • Diploma in Multimedia Design

Communication Studies

The mass communication field is often one of the more popular courses among private universities and this is no different at SEGi University. Student who would like to study concepts of communication and industry practices can choose among course as below:

  • Master of Arts in Corporate Communications
  • BA (Hons) Mass Communication (3+0)
  • Bachelor of Corporate Communication (Hons)
  • Bachelor of Mass Communication (Hons) – Dual Award
  • Diploma in Mass Communication

Hospitality and Tourism

In SEGi Univeristy, Hospitality and Tourism courses are available throughout the various levels including:

  • Bachelor of Hospitality Management (Hons)
  • BSc (Hons) International Tourism & Hospitality Management (3+0)
  • Certificate in Hotel Operations
  • Diploma in Baking & Pastry Arts
  • Diploma in Culinary Arts
  • Diploma in Hotel Management
  • Diploma in Tourism Management
  • Diploma in Restaurant Management

Engineering & The Built Environment

One of the flagship programs that SEGi is popular for is their undergraduate courses in Engineering which cover specializations such as civil and mechanical engineering, to name a few:

  • BEng (Hons) Automotive Engineering (3+0)
  • BEng (Hons) Electronic & Electrical Engineering (3+0)
  • BEng (Hons) in Chemical Engineering
  • BEng (Hons) in Civil Engineering
  • BEng (Hons) in Electronic and Electrical Engineering
  • BEng (Hons) in Mechanical Engineering
  • BEng (Hons) Mechanical Engineering (3+0)
  • BSc (Hons) Architecture
  • BSc (Hons) Quantity Surveying
  • Diploma in Electronic and Electrical Engineering
  • Diploma in Mechanical Engineering
  • MSc Engineering Management

Technology and Innovation

The Technology and Innovation field is where students who like Information Technology and Computer Studies will take on degree or postgraduate degrees in these fields.

  • Bachelor of Information Technology (Hons)
  • BSc (Hons) Computing (3+0)
  • Certificate in Information Technology
  • Diploma in Computer Studies
  • Diploma in Information Technology
  • MSc (Information Technology) by Research
  • PhD (Information Technology) by Research

Other courses

Besides those that are listed above, SEGi University offers many other undergraduate programs as well like the following:

  • Bachelor of Arts (Hons) English & Public Relations
  • Intensive English Programme
  • Bachelors of Law (Hons)
  • Diploma in Law
  • Bachelor of Science in Psychology (Communication Studies Minor)
  • Bachelor of Science in Psychology (Global General Business Minor)
  • Diploma in Music
  • Diploma in Teaching Music
  • Diploma in Music Performance


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