UNITAR Registration Days: 11-24 August 2007

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Universiti Tun Abdul Razak (UNITAR) is opening its registration days between 11-24 August 2007 for various courses including degree, diploma, masters, PhD and foundation. The news was published in major newspapers recently.

Followings are the programs and courses offered by UNITAR:

1. Bachelor Degree (Hons)

  • Business Administration
  • Management
  • Accounting
  • Education
  • Software Engineering
  • Information Technology
  • Information Systems
  • Hospitality Management
  • English

2. Diploma

  • Management
  • Accounting
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Information Technology
  • Hotel Management
  • Culinary Arts
  • Tourism Management
  • Food Service Management

3. Master’s Degree

  • Business Administration
  • Information & Multimedia
  • Science (Management) by Research

4. PhD (by research)

  • Management

5. Foundation

  • Business Administration
  • Information Technology

There are 4 main faculties in UNITAR at the moment – Faculty of Business Administration, Hospitality and Tourism Management, Humanities and Social Sciences, and Faculty of Information Technology. UNITAR’s current main campus is located in Kelana Jaya at the address: 16-5 Jalan SS6/12, 47301 Petaling Jaya. They also offer programs and part time courses for the working adults.

If you have any inquiries regarding this you can call UNITAR’s general number at 03- 7809 2020.

In the latest development, UNITAR is offering diploma programs in Bahasa Malaysia in the fields of Management, Accounting and Information Technology at their Alor Star, Kota Bharu and Johor Bahru Regional Centers. UNITAR’s other main campuses are located in Penang, Ipoh, Kuching and Kota Kinabalu.

Courses Fee Structure & Online Application.

Fee structure for prospective students:

  1. Fee structure for local students
  2. Fee structure for international students

Interested students can also apply for the courses through UNITAR Online Appllication facility.

UNITAR History.

UNITAR is a brain child of Datuk Hassan Harun, who was the former chairman of KUB Berhad, who incorporated the idea of IT-based and e-learning environment and presented to the Prime Minister (Tun Mahathir Mohamad) and the Education Minister (Dato’ Seri Najib Tun Razak) in 1996. Datuk Hassan also founded Institut Tun Abdul Razak (ITTAR) in 1991 to provide education and courses in diploma, certificate and matriculation programs which remains operating until today.

It began in 1964 when he enrolled for a teaching stint in the Kelantan English School, a private school in Kelantan, for three months. This experience made him dream to someday build and manage a private school. In 1967, Datuk Hassan joined Islah English School, another private school, also in Kelantan. In May 1968, he joined Institut Pendidikan for another two years, but his dream was still not realised.

It was not until the end of 1969 that Datuk Hassan came close to fulfilling his aspirations. With a few friends who had just graduated from university, he set up Maktab Adabi. This marked the beginning of the Adabi Group. Datuk Hassan left Adabi in 1971 to pursue a university education. In 1976, he returned to Adabi with a renewed spirit and vision, and he set about bringing the Adabi Group to new heights of distinction.UNITAR was officially launched in December 1998. It was then bought over by Yayasan Pintar of KUB Berhad on 1st March 2007.

For more information visit UNITAR official website.

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