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Asia e University is a private university established in Malaysia and funded by the Malaysian Government, under the guidance of Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Ministry of Higher Education.

Yes. Please go to Explore AeU > Need Help? > Location

The nearest Putra LRT station is Pasar Seni and Monorail station is Maharajalela. It’s only 10-12 minutes walk to AeU from both stations.

Address
No. 4, Dataran Kewangan Darul Takaful
Jalan Sultan Sulaiman, 
Kg. Attap, 50000 Kuala Lumpur
Operation Hours
Monday – Thursday : 8.30am – 5.30pm
Friday : 8.30am – 5.15pm
Public Holidays : CLOSED
Contact Information
General Line : +603-27850000
 

AeU is a multinational university set in Asia by Asians under the Asia Cooperation Dialogue (ACD), which is an international organisation that consists of 31 countries.

On the recommendations of the 2004 Kuala Lumpur’s ACD e-Education Workshop and the Islamabad Declaration 2005 following the 4th ACD’s Ministerial Meeting in Pakistan, Malaysia has taken the initiative to establish AeU with the support of the 31 ACD member countries. Hence, 31 universities, 1 University.

Asia e University (AeU) was established in 2008. Although relatively new, the student numbers grows at a rapid rate especially for PhD and Masters programmes.

Current students can take 4 subjects per semester provided they maintain a CGPA of 3.00 and above as well as the consent from their respective Deans. You can request to add a subject via your student portal under the “Academic Services” menu.

 

Yes, you may write to: 
The Registrar 
Asia e University
No. 4, Jalan Sultan Sulaiman,
50000 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Incomplete documents/information, and/or do not meet minimum entry requirements.

You will be notified by email within 2 weeks from the date of receipt of your application (with required documents). 

  • 4 certified true copies of Passport (A4 size, all pages including blank pages) - minimum 2 years validity period.
  • 8 copies of recent passport-sized colour photograph with light blue colour background and name written on reverse.
  • 1 set certified true copies of academic qualifications and transcript.(If academic records are in language other than English, it must be accompanied with approved translation)
  • 1 set certified true copies of TOEFL, IELTS or intensive English programme certificate.
  • A Medical Report.
  • Institution leaving certificate/testimonial, release letter, results, academic transcript and attendance report/letter (applicant transferring from another University/College in Malaysia and holding a Student Pass or Dependent Pass).
  • 1 copy of Curriculum Vitae.
  • 2 copies of award letters for scholarship/sponsorship (if any).
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You are required to submit the following documents:

  • 1 certified true copy of IC (A4 size, front and back on 1 page)/Passport (A4 size).
  • 2 copies of recent passport-sized photograph with name written on the reverse.
  • 1 set certified true copies of academic qualifications and transcript.(If academic records are in language other than English, it must be accompanied with approved translation).
  • 1 set certified true copies of TOEFL, IELTS or intensive English programme certificate (if any).
  • 1 copy of Curriculum Vitae.
  • Copies of award letters for scholarship/sponsorship (if any).

 

Yes, you can submit a hard-copy of the application form to our main campus in Kuala Lumpur or learning centre across Malaysia.
OR
You can courier it the following address:
The Registrar 
Asia e University
No. 4, Jalan Sultan Sulaiman
50000 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

You can apply online via our website or walk in to our main campus or any learning centres for manual application.

Application for admission is open throughout the year. The intakes are in January, May and September except for the Bachelor of Education in Teaching English as a Second Language (B. Ed TESL) which is in March, July and November.

Students have to submit 2 assignments and sit for one 1 final examination.

60% of your grades are based on your assignments and 40% is based on your final examination. If you are taking the Bachelor or Education (TESL) programme, 60% is based on continuous assessment (i.e assignments, quizzes, class participation) and 40% is on the final examination.

Kindly contact enquiries@aeu.edu.myto request additional information on the Bachelor programmes

Yes, the Bachelor programmes are approved by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA) and the Ministry of Higher Education (MOHE).

AeU believes in lifelong learning. Hence, there is no maximum period of study.

Yes, provided you successfully applied for credit transfer. For more information regarding the credit transfer process and procedure, kindly contact lsc@aeu.edu.my.

The Bachelor programme will take 4-5 years to complete. The full time Bachelor of Information and Communication Technology will take 3 years to complete.

Kindly view the table below to determine which Bachelor programmes are conducted full time and/or part time.

Full Time

  • Bachelor of Information and Communication Technology (BICT)

Part Time

  • Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA Hons)
  • Bachelor of Education in Teaching English as a Second Language (B. Ed TESL)
  • Bachelor of Information and Communication Technology (BICT)

Currently,  AeU offers the following Bachelor programmes:

School of Management (SOM)
Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA Hons) with the following specialisations:

  • Marketing and E-Commerce
  • Accounting and Finance
  • Business Information System

School of Education and Cognitive Science (SECS)
Bachelor of Education in Teaching English as a Second Language (B. Ed TESL)

School of Information and Communication Technology (SICT)
Bachelor of Information and Communication Technology (BICT) with the following specialisations:

  • Information Systems
  • Multimedia Computing
  • Enterprise Networking
  • Software Engineering

 

Yes, the Bachelor programmes are based on course work and one project paper.

We have 3 part-time Bachelor programmes.

Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA Hons) with 3 specialisations:

  • Marketing and E-Commerce
  • Accounting and Finance
  • Business Information System

Bachelor of Education in Teaching English as a Second Language (B. Ed TESL) that is designed to provide students with the knowledge and values to become effective educators of English.

Bachelor of Information and Communication Technology (BICT) with 3 specializations:

  • Information Systems
  • Multimedia Computing
  • Enterprise Networking

If you are unsure about your qualification(s), we encourage you to submit your application online.  Our Registry department will review your qualification(s) and decide whether your application is successful or unsuccessful within 7 to 10 working days. You will be notified by email.

No, you need to possess a minimum of Diploma/STPM/HSC/Matriculation or its equivalent.

Yes, you meet the entry requirements because you have STPM, which falls under the regular entry requirements

 

Unfortunately, you do not meet the entry requirements because for SPM holders, you must be 21 years old and above. 

Open entry refers to the entry requirements, applicable to adults who possess learning experiences which can be assessed and matched against the requirements to enter into a university programme.

Open entry is to provide second chance to working adults to further tertiary study who previously did not able to enter higher education system together with their cohorts but possess relevant experiences or academic qualifications that can be recognised.

A Master's degree recognised by the Senate of the University; or other qualifications recognised by the Senate of the University. 

  • At least 30 years old on 1st January of the year of application
  • Possess a minimum of SPM or equivalent 
  • Possess a minimum of 5 years of managerial/supervisory working experience
  • Other qualifications recognised by the Senate of the University.

 

There are two types of entry requirements - regular entry and open entry
Regular Entry 
  • A Bachelor's degree or
  • Other qualifications recognised by the Senate of the University. 
Open Entry 
  • At least 35 years old on 1st  January of the year of application
  • Possess a minimum of Diploma/STPM/HSC/Matriculation or its equivalent 
  • Possess relevant working experience 
  • Other qualifications recognised by the Senate of the University.

 

There are two types of entry requirements - regular entry and open entry.
Regular Entry
  • Diploma with at least CGPA of 2.00.
  • Matriculation/Preparatory programmes with at least CGPA 2.00.
  • Pass STPM or equivalent with at least C grade in 2.
  • Pass STPM or equivalent with 3 years working experience.
  • International Baccalaureate (IB) with 24 points.
  • A Level with at least C grade in 3 subjects.
Open Entry
  • 21 years old and possess PMR or equivalent.

Students who are taking the Executive Master programmes are NOT entitle to any discounts.

There is no final examination. You will be assessed on your assignments.

No. The Executive Master programmes is based on coursework.

You are recommended to take 3 subjects per semester.

The tutorials are optional, but it is recommended you attend the tutorials. It is an excellent opportunity to interact with your Academic Facilitator and classmates.

The tutorials are conducted once a month and on weekends.

The Executive Master programme will take 1 year or 3 semesters to complete.

The Executive Master programmes are conducted part time.

Yes. AeU currently offers the following Executive Master programme.

  • Executive Master in Business Administration (EMBA).
  • Executive Master in Public Administration (EMPA).
  • Executive Master in Islamic Banking and Finance (EMIBF).
  • Executive Master in Strategic Human Resource Management (EMSHRM).
  • Asian Executive Master in Open Source Computing (AEMOSC).

Due to the visa requirement as determined by the Malaysian Government authorities, international students, at the present time, are not allowed to enroll in the executive programmes. They are encouraged to enroll in full time programmes only.

The AeU Main Campus, Jalan Sultan Sulaiman and at our Smart Partner / Training Providers' learning centres.

In our university, it is compulsory to teach in English.

  • It has been proven that executive graduates from Asia e University are sought after by employers.
  • Valued for keeping their academic and professional skills up-to-date.
  • Dedicated because they need to balance their life in terms of work, family and personal commitments in the pursuit of a tertiary qualification.
  • Recognised for their effective time management, commitment and being ambitious.

No. Executive programmes are usually not meant to obtain accreditation by MQA. 

Yes, AeU offers Executive Master programmes. There are 2 groups of programmes; Executive Master programmes conducted by AeU and Executive Master programmes conducted by our partners through the School of Professional and Executive Education (SPEED).

Executive Master programmes conducted by AeU:

  • Executive Masters In Business Administration (EMBA)
  • Executive Master in Public Administration (EMPA)
  • Executive Masters in Islamic Banking and Finance (EMIBF)
  • Executive Masters in Strategic Human Resource Management (EMSHRM)
  • Executive Masters in Open Source Computing (EMOSC)
  • Executive Masters in Open Source Computing
  • Executive Master in Enterprise Resource Planning

Executive Master programmes conducted by SPEED partners:

Refer to this page.

 

 

Yes. The Finance Department will email your official receipt.

EPF will send you a letter informing that your withdrawal request has been approved.

EPF will issue a cheque to AeU.

Please bring along your IC, Student ID card and relevant academic certificates. There have been cases where the EPF officers would like to see your original certificates for verification purposes.

Yes, when you submit your documents to EPF, an EPF officer will ask you to complete FORM KWSP 9H (AHL), which EPF will provide.

You can request your EPF withdrawal letter by logging into your student portal or by contacting lsc@aeu.edu.my

If you are withdrawing your EPF for the first time, AeU will provide you with the following documents:

  • Original Confirmation Letter
  • Certified True Copy of your Offer Letter
  • Certified True Copy of the Approval Letterfrom EPF
  • Certified True Copy of AeU’s Registration License
  • Original Open Entry Letter (if you were accepted into AeU via Open Entry)

For subsequent EPF withdrawals, AeU will provide you with the following documents:

  • Original Confirmation Letter
  • Certified True Copy of your latest result slip / Original Progress Report(For MSc and PhD students only)
  • Certified True Copy of the Approval Letter from EPF
  • Certified True Copy of AeU’s Registration License

You must register as a student first before proceeding with your EPF withdrawal.

Yes, you can pay your tuition fees by EPF. The university will provide you with the EPF withdrawal letter and other supporting documents. You must submit these documents to any EPF branches across Malaysia. You can log into www.kwsp.gov.myto find the nearest EPF branch.

Yes. A 10% Loyalty Discount on tuition/research fee will be given to students who enrol for a new academic programme upon completion of his/her previous academic programme. 

Note: Other incentives and discounts will not be applicable. The discount will be deducted by semester / modular / yearly basis depending on programme mode.

EPF refers to Employment Provident Fund which is applicable for Malaysians only. Yes, you can pay your tuition fees by EPF. AeU will provide you with the EPF Withdrawal letter and other supporting documents. You must submit these documents to any EPF branche across Malaysia. Kindly contact Learner Services Centre if you want to request the EPF Withdrawal Letter.

 

If you pay the full semester fees by end of Week 3 of that semester (based on Tri-Semester Academic Calendar), you are entitled for 10% discount on tuition fees. E.g September 2001 semester, the deadline for the 10% discount is on 9th Oct 2011.
For DBA students, 10% full settlement discount on tuition fees will be granted if full payment is paid by Week 2 of that module (based on Modular Academic Calendar). E.g October 2011 Module, the deadline for the 10% discount is on 16th October 2011.
Note: Students who are not able to get the 10% full settlement discount are from the following programmes:
  • MSc
  • PhD
  • Executive Masters
  • DBA students who are currently doing their Research Dissertation

Physical Disadvantage Discount (OKU) – Eligible to applicant who is physically disadvantaged and registered with Social Welfare Department of Malaysia. 75% discount on tuition/research fee will be given. Discount will be deducted by semester/module/yearly basis depending on the programme mode.

Senior Citizenship Discount – Eligible to senior citizen who is 55 years old and above upon registration. 50% discount on tuition/research fee will be given. Applicable for Malaysians only. Discount will be deducted by semester/module/yearly basis depending on the programme mode.

 

The fees for programmes by semester/module/year consist of the following:
  • Non Recurring Fee – Processing & registration fees (Payable one time during registration)
  • Recurring Fee – Semester’s registration fee, resource fee & personal insurance (Payable every semester/module)
  • Tuition Fee/Research Fee
  • Exam Fee – Assessment fees e.g assignment & final examination

There are three (3) methods of payment:

1. Online Payment
  • Go to AeU’s website at www.aeu.edu.my
  • Click Application Status link
  • Type your IC No. or Passport No. to log in
  • Click download Offer Letter
  • Click Registration Details button
  • Make payment
  • Print out the payment receipt as proof of payment
  • Please scan and e-mail the Online Payment Receipt / Original Bank in Slip /Original Cash Deposit Slip as proof of payment once payment is made to admission@aeu.edu.my together with the necessary documents required if you have not done so.

2. Deposit Cash, Cheque or Payment via Bank Draft into any of the following accounts:

Account Name : Asia e Learning Sdn Bhd
Account No : 1408-1206047-05-3
Bank Name : CIMB Bank Berhad
Bank Address : 6 Jalan Tun Perak, 50050 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Swift Code : CIBBMYKL
Account Name : Asia e Learning Sdn Bhd
Account No : 1417-10100-04680
Bank Name : Bank Islam Malaysia Berhad
Bank Address : Ground Floor, Bangunan Peperiksaan Universiti Malaya, Jalan Pantai Baru, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Swift Code : BIMBMYKL
Keep the original bank in slip / cash deposit slip as proof of payment.
Please scan and e-mail the original bank in slip / cash deposit slip as proof of payment once payment made to admission@aeu.edu.my together with the necessary documents required if you have not done so.
3. Walk-in at our main campus or learning centres across Malaysia

Bank Name : CIMB Bank Berhad

Account No : 1408-1206047-05-3
Account Name : Asia E Learning Sdn Bhd
Bank Address : 6 Jalan Tun Perak, 50050 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Swift Code : CIBBMYKL

Yes. You may deposit the payment to University’s account as follow. Send the cash deposit slip to finance@aeu.edu.my or fax 03-2711 0481 (Attn: Ms. Kelly) for payment verification.

Bank Name : CIMB Bank Berhad

Account No. : 1408-1206047-05-3
Account Name : Asia E Learning Sdn Bhd
Bank Name : Bank Islam Malaysia Berhad
Account No. : 1417-10100-04680
Account Name : Asia E Learning Sdn Bhd

Yes.

For semester based programmes:

  • RM500 minimum/registration payment
  • 40% of total Tuition Fee must be paid on or before Week 3
  • 30% of total Tuition Fee must be paid on or before Week 7
  • 30% of total Tuition Fee must be paid on or before Week 11 (full payment made before the Examination Week – Week 14)

For modular based programmes:

  • RM500 minimum/registration payment
  • 50% of total Tuition Fee must be paid on or before Week 3
  • 50% of total Tuition Fee must be paid on or before Week 8

We accept cash, credit card (Master/Visa) and cheque as form of payment. If you pay by cheque, kindly make the cheque payable to Asia E Learning Sdn. Bhd.

It is recommended to pay the balance during your first tutorial.

In order to register, you must pay a registration fee of RM 500.00.

No. International student who plan to study part time (fully online) or full time (study in Malaysia) must pay full fees per semester for taught courses programme or yearly for research programme. International students who plan to study full time (study in Malaysia) are required to pay the 1st year fees in advance.

Intakes (2)

Each intake consists of 14 weeks of study, 1 week of examination and 2 weeks semester break. For the DBA programme, each intake is 2 months.

 

The intakes are January, May and September EXCEPT for the following programmes:
  • The intakes for the Bachelor of Education in Teaching English as a Second Language (B. Ed TESL) are March, July and November.
  • There are 5 intakes per year for the DBA programme - February, May, July, October and December.

Once the student has completed his or her studies, the student has to cancel the pass. The student pass is only to be used for the purpose of studying and nothing else. If the student wants to continue staying after completion of his or her studies, the student need to apply for social pass once the student pass has been cancelled.

In normal circumstances, a premature termination may result in your deposit being forfeited. The landlord may also impose other charges as contain in the contract. However, you may want to negotiate with your landlord in settling the problems in an amicable way.

AeU does not have on-campus accommodation. Therefore international students are responsible for making their own arrangements in respect of accommodation, maintenance and other expenditure before the commencement of the session.

Students will be advised to contact Malaysian property agents available online. AeU will assist students in getting the list of properties but will not be able to recommend any specific accommodation providers.

The airport reception service is only meant for commencing AeU students. However, contact us if you are traveling with someone else. We can advise your companion on how best to get to his/her destination.

Airport reception is available everyday including public holidays (24 hours a day, 7 days a week). However, new students who have immigration approval to study in Malaysia can pre-arrange for our airport pick-up service by filling up the Airport Arrival Form within ten (10) days notice prior to flying to Malaysia.  There are no charges, but students who do not show-up at the airport on the said date will be charged with a penalty fee by the university.

It is worthwhile for students to arrange their traveling during office hours (8am to 5.30 pm) and avoid traveling on weekends or public holidays.

The immigration requires that the student seeking for extension to submit attached attendance form together with the main document. The attendance verification form has to be completed for each registered course to be verified by supervisor/lecturer. You can get the attendance verification form from the school. 

The student needs to consult with the student’s respective school to apply for intermission. After discussing with the school adviser, the student can obtain the intermission form from the school and then submit to the Registry for verification and final submission. 

Once the student has completed his or her studies, the student has to cancel the pass. The student pass is only to be used for the purpose of studying and nothing else. If the student wants to continue staying after completion of his or her studies, the student need to apply for social pass once the student pass has been cancelled.

Students are urged to cancel their student pass and withdraw from the university prior to returning to their home country. If the student left the country without canceling, it could create complication should the student decided to come back into the country later on.

It is recommended by the Immigration Department that renewal should be done 2 months prior your visa expired. Normally, they would not accept more than two months before your Visa expired. However, if you have a valid and strong reason for your earlier application, then you may do so with evidence e.g. purchased air ticket.

If you would like to postpone enrolment into your chosen programme to a later date, you need to send a letter requesting for postponement and your [completed] Student Acceptance Form before the date of acceptance expired. You must also fill in the Deferment Form which you can submit it online through the students’ portal.

If you intend to withdraw from AeU, you must fill in the withdrawal form and provide your passport for student pass cancellation. Please follow the instructions listed on the form to officially withdraw and cancel your student pass. The form can be submitted online through the students’ portal.

All international students holding valid Student Pass are only allowed to work part-time. The Malaysian Immigration is strict on the types of employment that the students undertake. For further information, please refer to the International Students Guide Book.

Students are recommended to wait until they have completed submitted all the required documents to the Immigration department prior to returning home. During the interval between the releases of student final examination results until prior to the student commencing date for the coming semester, it is recommended that the student does not leave Malaysia. Failure to comply could result denial of the student pass.

If you required your passport urgently after sending for immigration for further extension or endorsement, you need to write a letter stipulating the reason for the urgent request together with other attached documents as sign of proof, e.g. certified copy of airline ticket. International Student Affairs would then send your letter together with the other document to the immigration department for the urgent request. However, the swiftness of passport release is depended upon the discretion of the immigration department.

It takes up to 4 weeks for the Immigration department to process your extensions and up to 6 weeks to process endorsements.

It takes up to 6 weeks for the Immigration department to process new student pass approvals and up to 8 weeks for transfer student pass approvals.

Student pass approval letter will be couriered to new students in their home countries. Meanwhile, transferred students who are located in Malaysia will be contacted by our officer from the International Students Affairs department based on the latest contact number provided by them. The students upon contacted will be asked to collect the approval letters directly from the office.

It is a requirement for a foreign spouses married to a Malaysian residents to obtain student pass if they wanted to study here. In case the spouses already held dependant pass, they need to terminate the dependant pass prior AeU could proceed applying for student pass on their behalf.

Your family member can visit you anytime as long as they obtained a valid visitor visa. Only Post graduate students are allowed to have their close families to stay together during their durations as student here in Malaysia. Only immediate family members related to the student pursuing Post Graduates studies will be considered for Social Visit Pass, subjected to the duration of the respective Student Pass.

Diplomatic pass holders are exempted from carrying student pass. Instead, they need to obtain an “exempted” stamp or letter of exemption from the Immigration Department and Ministry of Home Affairs. They are required to obtain them at their own initiative and not through the university.

You will have to cancel your dependent pass before AeU can apply for a student pass.  Applicants are only allowed to hold one pass at a time and if you intend to study in Malaysia, you must obtain a student pass.

1) New international students
International students coming to study in Malaysia for the first time will be required to submit:

  • 6 passport-size colour photographs (3.5cm x 5cm – Head Size: 2.5cm x 3cm) 
  • 4 full and clear copies of all pages of your passport(s) (A4 size paper only, including the blank pages**) 
  • Completed the Health Check Examination Form (Medical Report)
  • Copy of offer letter
  • Acceptance Form
  • Certified true copies of academic certificates, transcript of result
  • Curriculum Vitae for above 25 years old
  • Receipt payment of fees 
  • Your passport should have a validity period of at least 2 years remaining to process the Student Pass. If the passport is expiring within one year from the time of application is to be accepted, please apply for new passport and submit photocopies of all pages of both passports.
2) Transferring international students
International students already in Malaysia but transferring to AeU from a different institution in Malaysia are required to obtain clearance from the Malaysian Ministry of Higher Education prior to applying for a new Student Pass.
To obtain a new Student Pass transfer students will be required to submit:
  • The original release letter signed by Chief Executive Officer from your last institution of study, or an original letter certifying your status as a student of your last institution and the course in which you were enrolled 
  • A certified true copy of academic transcripts with information on the grading system from your last institution of study (eg. A = 85% -100%, etc) 
  • A certified true copy of attendance report and a certified true copy of certificate of completion from your last institution of study 
  • A certified true copy from your last institution of study in Malaysia, of all pages of your passport, including the blank pages 
  • A certified true copy from your last institution of your study, of the highest academic qualification (eg. transcript/results/certificate(s) from home country 
  • Completed the Health Check Examination Form
  • Evidence that your Student Pass has been cancelled by your last institution of study. 

Yes, we encourage international students to learn fully online.

No. AeU will only provide student visa for international studies pursing full time programmes.

Yes. The majority of our international students are currently pursuing their programmes (mostly full time or part time, fully online research programmes) at our main campus.

Yes, but please note that the university is not permitted to issue you a student visa when your working permit expires.

Yes, we will have learning centres in Johor Bahru, Ipoh, Kuantan and Penang by September 2011 intake. Kindly give us your details and once the learning centres are operational, we will contact you.

All Master's programmes are based on coursework and one project paper EXCEPT for MSc, which is based entirely on research.

 

We have 6 part-time Master programmes:
1. Master of Business Administration (MBA) with the following 9 specialisations:
  • Islamic Banking and Finance
  • International Business
  • Risk Management
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Knowledge Management
  • Tourism Management
  • Islamic Insurance
  • Oil and Gas
2. Master in Management (MIM)
3. Master of Knowledge Management (MKM)
4. Master of Science (Management) by Research (MSc) - Also offered in full time mode.
5. Master of Education (M. Ed) with the following 10 specialisations:
  • Teaching English as a second language
  • Nursing Education
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Educational Psychology
  • Instructional Technology
  • Educational Management
  • Science Education
  • Educational Assessment and Evaluation
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Higher Education Teaching
6. Master in ICT Management (MICTM) with 6 specialisations:
  • Project Management
  • Information Security
  • Open Source Computing
  • Knowledge Management
  • ICT Entrepreneurship
  • Business Continuity Management

A number of support services including:

a) Tutorial Support Services

Under the ODL mode of study, learners need not attend daily lectures. However, in a semester, learners are required to meet with their appointed qualified tutors over several weekends. These tutors facilitate the learning process and assist learners to have a better understanding of their courses.

b) Course Materials

Learners will be provided with a set of comprehensive course materials to support learning and are expected to engage in self-learning.

c) Learning Management System (LMS)

Learners will also be supported by  a Learning Management System designed as a platform to allow students, tutors and administrators to input information for learning, supporting and keeping track of the learning process. The system is commonly used for uploading course content, course updates, important announcements, etc.

In a  conventional education system, learners need to attend daily lectures and be present in the campus. Therefore, for a working adult learner, this systems will be difficult for them to study and work at the same time. However, for AeU ODL programmes, learners can work and further their education at the same time. Learners are also not required to travel for classes every day.

ODL is a system of education in which education is imparted to Learners who may not be physically present on campus. Its philosophy is to remove barriers to education and allow learners to study according to their time, pace and place. ODL also uses technology to mediate learning.

The Executive Master programme will take 1 year or 3 semesters to complete.

Yes, provided you have taken similar subjects (Master's level) in your previous institution. 

It can be completed in 2  years or 6 semesters EXCEPT for the following programmes:

  • The M.Ed programme will take 20 months or 5 semesters to complete.
  • The MSc programme, which will take 2 years or 3 semesters to complete.

PGDipHET will take 1 year and 4 months to complete or 4 semesters.

Yes, provided you have taken similar subjects (Diploma or Bachelor's level)  in your previous institution. 

We believe in lifelong learning, thus there is no maximum period of study.

The Bachelor programme will take a minimum of 4 years to complete or 12 semesters.

AeU believes in lifelong learning. Hence, there is no maximum period of study.

Yes, provided you successfully applied for credit transfer. For more information regarding the credit transfer process and procedure, kindly contact lsc@aeu.edu.my

The Postgraduate Diploma programme will take 16 months or 4 semesters to complete.

The Postgraduate Diploma programme is conducted part time.

Currently, AeU offers only one Postgraduate Diploma programme.

School

  • School of Education and Cognitive Science (SECS)

Programme

  • Postgraduate Diploma in Higher Education Teaching (PGDipHET)

The tutorials are optional, but it is recommended you attend the tutorials. It is an excellent opportunity to interact with your Academic Facilitator andclassmates.

The tutorials are held once a month and on the weekends.The tutorials for Bachelor of Information and Communication Technology (BICT) are conducted online.

There are 3 tutorials for each subject.

There are 3 subjects per semester.

There are 3 intakes per year. Kindly view the table below on the intakes for each Bachelor programme.

  • Intake January, May and September

Programme
Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA Hons)
AND
Bachelor of Information and Communication Technology (BICT)

  • Intake March, July and November

Programme
Bachelor of Education in Teaching English as a Second Language (B. Ed TESL)

 

If you are under the School of Management, your project paper should not exceed 12,000 words. If you are under the School of Education and Cognitive Science (SECS), your project paper should not exceed 6,000 words.

Part-time programme are catered for working adults who need a flexible schedule to balance working, studying and family life. Full-time programmes are for those who have the luxury in focusing fully on studying and would like to complete their education in a shorter time.

Yes, AeU offers a part-time DBA programme.

Yes, the MSC is a fully research, full-time programme.

Yes, we have a part-time Postgraduate Diploma in Higher Education Teaching (PGDipHET).

We plan to offer full-time Bachelor programmes soon. Kindly email your contact details to enquiries@aeu.edu.my. AeU will inform you once we offer full-time Bachelor programmes. 

Currently, our PhD in Business Administration and MBA are recognised by JPA.

Currently, our PhD in Business Administration, MBA and M.Ed have received full accreditation. We expect the other academic programmes to follow suit in due course.

Yes, our academic programmes are approved by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA) and the Ministry of  Higher Education (MOHE).

A student under Structure I (Degree by Research) is eligible for conferral of a degree after fulfilling the following conditions:

  • Passed the Dissertation/Thesis Examination
  • Passed the Viva Voce Examination
  • Has paid all the due fees
  • Has fulfilled other requirements as specified by the University.

A student under Structure II (Degree by Coursework and Research) is eligible for conferral of a degree after fulfilling the following conditions:

  • Achieved a final CGPA of at least 3.00
  • Passed the Dissertation Examination
  • Passed the Viva Voce Examination
  • Has paid all the due fees
  • Has fulfilled other requirements as specified by the University.

Yes. The procedures of nomination are similar to the appointment of local supervisor(s). However, if there is any additional cost incurred on the supervision, you may have to bear the cost.

The implication will depend on the stage of your research work. However, you have to discuss with your new supervisor(s) on the progress of your research based on the feedback from previous supervisor(s).

The experts of various field of studies may be internally available at AeU or come from other higher learning institutions or from the industry, locally as well as internationally. We have an unlimited pool of expertise to support the postgraduate programmes.

It is better for you to have a heart to heart discussion first with your current supervisor(s). However, if an amicable solution is not possible, you may apply to change your supervisor.

As  frequently as you can but you are advised to have at least 3 meetings per semester. You can discuss either face to face or via online or other modes of communications. Please make the necessary appointments prior to the actual meetings. Record all meetings and have them signed by both of you.

You can discuss with your potential supervisor(s) and seek their agreement. You can send the nomination form together with their CV to the Dean of the respective School at a later stage. However, AeU Senate shall give the final approval.

For research students, it is advisable to have a supervisor as soon as possible. You can identify your supervisor(s) for AeU by appointing them using Form SGS S001. Until your substantive supervisor has been nominated, the Dean of your School shall be your academic advisor.

No. Instead you will be assigned an advisor, which is usually one of our full-time academic staff. Once your research proposal has been approved, the university will assign you a research supervisor.

Yes. The PhD in Business Administration is approved by Jabatan Perkhidmatan Awam (JPA).

Yes. The PhD programmes are approved by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA) and the Ministry of Higher Education (MOHE).

Yes. AeU plans to offer more PhD programmes in the near future. Kindly email enquiries@aeu.edu.my for more information.

The part time programmes are targeted to adults with work and family commitments. Hence, the part time programmes are designed to fit their busy schedule and lifestyle. The full time programmes are catered to adults who have the luxury fully on studying and would like to complete their education in a shorter period.

The PhD thesis should not exceed 100,000 words.

You can register for the PhD programme anytime of the year.

Currently, the specialisations at AeU include areas in Business Administration, Education and ICT. More areas of specialisations shall be expanded in the near future.

  • Business Administration

Management, Marketing, Human Resource Management and Development, Banking and Finance, Economics, Accounting, and other relevant fields in Organizational Behavior, International Business, Entrepreneurship and Public Administration.

  • Education

Curriculum Development and Instruction, Science and Mathematics Education, Educational Assessment and Evaluation, Educational Management and Leadership, Language and Literacy, and Educational Psychology.

  • ICT

Database Management and Engineering, Information System and Knowledge Management System, Software Engineering, E-Learning and Mobile Computing, Web Services, Visual Informatics, Telecommunication, Networking, ICT Management and other relevant fields in Digital Divide, Fuzzy Logics, Computational Math, Discrete Math, and Enterprise Resources System.

AeU believes in lifelong learning. Hence, there is no maximum period of study.

The full time PhD programme will take 3 years to complete.

The part time PhD programmes will take 4 years to complete.

Our PhD programmes are conducted both full time and part time.

Currently, AeU offers the following PhD programmes:

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Business Administration 
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Education
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Information and Communication Technology (ICT)

Yes. The DBA programme is approved by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA) and the Ministry of Higher Education (MOHE).

Yes. The monthly research workshops are conducted every semester and you are encouraged to attend. To obtain the latest research workshops schedule, kindly email lsc@aeu.edu.my

The dissertation should not exceed more than 80,000 words.

You are required to complete the following 10 modules:

  • Advanced Accounting and Finance
  • International Business
  • Strategic Marketing
  • Advanced Economics Analysis
  • Business Strategy and Policy
  • Research Methodology 1
  • Research Methodology 2
  • New Business Venture
  • Advanced Statistics
  • Organisational Leadership

Both. You must complete two components of the DBA programme – modules and dissertation. You must successfully complete the modules before proceeding to the dissertation.

You can register for the DBA programme anytime of the year.

There are  5 intakes per year for the DBA programme – February, May, July, October and December.

AeU believes in lifelong learning. Hence, there is no maximum period of study.

The DBA programme will take 3 years to complete.

 

The recommendation from the Examination Committee shall be one of the following: 
  • Dissertation/Thesis is accepted subject to (a) minor modifications being made, or (b) major modification being made
  • Dissertation/Thesis requiring re-submission
  • Dissertation/Thesis is rejected with no right of revision or resubmission

No, your supervisor will only provide the examiners with any assistance they require but will not take an active part in the viva voce.

The Committee for Master’s Degree shall comprise of the Dean of School of Graduate Studies (SGS) or representative, one Internal Examiner and one External Examiner. The Committee for Doctoral degree shall comprise of the Dean or representative, one Internal Examiner and two External Examiners.

The viva voce will be conducted when all the examiners’ reports of your final thesis or dissertation have been received.

A viva voce refers to an oral examination taken at the end of a Master or Doctoral research degree programme. It is used to test the ability of the student to present orally his/her knowledge of the subject-matter being examined in the thesis or dissertation examination.

Yes, besides English, you are allowed to write in Bahasa Malaysia, Bahasa Indonesia, Mandarin and Arabic. However, the language used is subjected to the approval of your supervisor(s) and Dean of the respective School. 

The guidelines for thesis and dissertation writing are available at the AeU Student Portal (under Forms and Guidelines).

Yes, provided the supervisor(s) agree. However, the AeU Senate has the final decision.

You are allowed to proceed your work subjected it be accepted during the proposal defense.

Yes. We shall assist you to find a suitable supervisor(s) to guide in your research work.

Not more than 80,000 words.

Not more than 100,000 words.

Not more than 80,000 words.

 

Currently, the specialisations at AeU include areas in Business Administration, Education and ICT. More areas of specializations shall be expanded from time to time.
  • Business Administration: Management, Marketing, Human Resources Management & Development, Banking and Finance, Economics. Accounting, Others (Organizational Behavior, International Business, Entrepreneurship, Public Admin, Consumer etc
  • Education: Curriculum Development & Instruction, Science & Mathematics Education, Educational Assessment & Evaluation, Educational Management & Leadership, Language & Literacy, Educational Psychology
  • ICT: Database Management & Engineering, Information System & Knowledge Management System, Software Engineering, E-Learning & Mobile Computing, Web Services, Visual Informatics, Telecommunication, Networking, ICT Management, Others (Digital divide, Fuzzy Logics, Computational Math, Discrete Math, Enterprise Resources System, etc)

Currently, the specialisations at AeU include areas in Business Administration, Education and ICT. More areas of specializations shall be expanded from time to time.

  • Business Administration: Management, Marketing, Human Resources Management & Development, Banking and Finance, Economics. Accounting, Organizational Behavior, International Business, Entrepreneurship, Public Admin, Consumer Behavior, etc
  • Education: Curriculum Development & Instruction, Science & Mathematics Education, Educational Assessment & Evaluation, Educational Management & Leadership, Language & Literacy, Educational Psychology
  • ICT: Database Management & Engineering, Information System & Knowledge Management System, Software Engineering, E-Learning & Mobile Computing, Web Services, Visual Informatics, Telecommunication, Networking, ICT Management, Digital Divide, Fuzzy Logics, Computational Math, Discrete Math, Enterprise Resources System, etc

We have 3 full-time and part-time PhD programmes.

  • PhD in Business Administration
  • PhD in Education
  • PhD in Information and Communication Technology
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The PhD programme is fully based on your research, but there are monthly research workshops that are available every semester for you to attend.

Your tutorial schedule will be posted in the student portal under “General Announcement”.

You will be given reading and learning materials in the form of textbooks (if applicable) or online articles/case studies to support your studies. 

  • You will be given 24/7 access into the e-library where you can search and download additional learning materials.
  • You will be given your own student portal and Learning Management System (LMS) username and password. In the LMS, you are encouraged to participate in the university's online forums, where you can discuss about your assignment or share your ideas with your peers and academic 
  • facilitators. You can access your LMS from anywhere in the world 24/7.
  • The academic facilitator will guide and advise you on your subjects and will always make time to attend to your needs by telephone, online forums and email.

 

The tutorials are optional, but its recommended that you attend. It will be a good opportunity to meet your peers as well as your academic facilitator (AF) and other faculty members.

Our main campus in Kuala Lumpur and learning centres in Kota Kinabalu and Kuching.

 

The tutorials are held once a month on the weekends. Tutorials are usually conducted from 9.00 am to 12.20pm and 2.00pm to 5.20pm. Tutorials for the Bachelor of Education (TESL) are held twice a month.

There are no tutorials, but you are recommended to attend research workshops that are held every semester.

There are 3 tutorials per semester for each subject EXCEPT for the part-time Bachelor and Masters programmes conducted by the School of Information and Communication Technology (SICT), which is usually
conducted online.