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Quest International University Perak (QIUP)

The biggest initiative of the QI Group to date is the establishment of the Quest International University Perak (QIUP) through a partnership with the state government of Perak. In April 2011, QIUP opened its doors to students at its interim campus in Ipoh city, a two-hour drive from Kuala Lumpur. These are some of the programmes offered by the University:

Foundation courses:
• Arts, Business, Science

Diploma courses:
• Accountancy, Business Information System, Business Management, Culinary Arts, Early Childhood Education, Environmental Technology, Hotel Management, Information Technology and Mechatronics Engineering

Degree courses:
• Accountancy, TESL, Biomedical Sciences, Business Administration, Hospitality and Tourism Management, Business Information System, Computer Science, Corporate Communication, Culinary Arts, Early Childhood Education, Electronics and Communications Engineering, Mechatronics Engineering, Environmental Technology, Finance, Information Technology, Advertising, Journalism, Pharmacy, Actuarial Sciences, Biotechnology, Chemistry, Special Needs Education and Medical programme – Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS)

Postgraduate courses:
• Master of Business Administration, Master of Science, PhD in Business Administration, PhD in Science, Doctor in Business Administration

The University consists of experienced, passionate, industry-savvy and highly acclaimed educators from Malaysia and abroad. An international advisory board consisting of renowned academicians, prominent public figures and scholars work closely with the University’s governing council to ensure that students are provided with an excellent academic programme, a creative learning environment and a wholesome education.

QIUP’s graduates excel in their studies and also actively participate in various conferences and educational competitions. They have presented papers at International conferences and won national level competitions. Their academic staff have also won Best Paper Awards and received grants for the various researches they have conducted.

As the northern part of Peninsular Malaysia has been underserved academically, QIUP’s location in Ipoh is seen as a blessing; to date, they have more than a thousand students who have enrolled for the various courses offered. The University has planned for the construction of a permanent campus in nearby Meru and the construction of the City Campus is expected to commence in early 2016.

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