9 Things You Didn’t Know About UTMSPACE

By Nur Hafiza Abu Bakar | Last modified 12 Mar 2020
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Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) is one of the popular public universities in Malaysia for engineering and technology courses. Many have probably heard of UTM, how about UTMSPACE? Read more to discover why you should consider furthering your studies at UTMSPACE. 

Universiti Teknologi Malaysia School of Professional & Continuing Education or popularly known as UTMSPACE is a subdivision of UTM. It was established to provide programmes at the university level by implementing UTM learning modules. 

UTMSPACE initially offered professional development programmes, which includes in-house training, short courses, workshops and seminars. Now, students are offered with a number of Diploma and Undergraduate courses in collaboration with UTM faculties to pursue.

Its quality education and dynamic campus life are all well-packed together for students to enjoy. There are many reasons why UTMSPACE can be a good study destination. If you’re currently doing your research, this article might help you decide. Below are the nine things you need to know about UTMSPACE:

1. Full-time & part-time study mode specifically in engineering

Both full-time and part-time study mode is offered. Depending on which programme you would like to take, you don’t need to worry about resigning from your job when you have the interest to further your studies while working. The part-time programmes are available for various Diploma and Degree courses.

2. Great peer-to-peer networking university environment

The most important thing to consider when transferring to university life is to have a conducive learning environment. Here at UTMSPACE, students are able to go through a fulfilling student life on campus. Since the learning centres are located and incorporated within the same compound as UTM campuses, you will get to work among your peers and mingle around with new people every day.

3. Strategic location in the heart of Kuala Lumpur and Johor Bahru

There are 12 learning centres nationwide for UTM part-time undergraduate programmes. Kuala Lumpur and Johor Bahru are one of the biggest cities in Malaysia, giving easy access to many nearby facilities. This is convenient for students who need to travel far to the campus. UTMSPACE are reachable via several modes of public transportations.

4. Taught by highly experienced and qualified lecturers

Being a part of the renowned public university in the country, students who enrolled at UTMSPACE will be taught a group of experienced and specialised lecturers. Rest assured, the method of teaching has been properly structured in advance to fulfil the academic requirement as promised to the students.

5. Direct application to UTM for Foundation and Diploma Programmes offer in JB & KL

If you have a dream of pursuing your studies at UTM, but you haven’t had the chance yet, don’t worry. By pursuing foundation or diploma programmes at UTMSPACE, you will be guaranteed the chance to continue your degree studies directly at UTM. All you need to do is just complete your foundation or diploma, you will be placed to UTM for your degree.

6. Programmes accredited by the Board of Engineers & professional bodies in Malaysia

Offering quality and accredited Engineering programmes for students, the qualification that the students receive upon graduation will be valuable. It can be fully utilised to further studies to the next level as well as for career opportunities.

7. Full-accessibility to UTM’s world-class facilities and research laboratories

As a university that offers engineering and other technical courses, it is really important for the campus to be accommodated with facilities that are suitable for the learning modules. Sharing the same facilities provided by UTM, students who enrolled in UTMSPACE programmes will have their learning experience facilitated for the best learning outcome.

8. New programmes offered 

No longer focusing on engineering, UTMSPACE has introduced three new courses to its academic programme which are Bachelor of Business Administration International Business, Bachelor of General Studies and UTM International Degree Programme.

9. 162,956 alumni for all programmes

Ever since its establishment in 1993, UTMSPACE has successfully produced 162,956 alumni. This number will continue to increase as many students, both from local and international are currently pursuing their studies at UTMSPACE in foundation, diploma and degree courses.

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Posted on 12 Mar 2020
Student Life, Study Abroad