AIMST University is registered with the Ministry of Higher Education, Government of Malaysia, as a tertiary educational institute under Sections 38 and 39 of the Private Higher Educational Institutions Act of 1996. It formally began its operations on 30 October 2001, coinciding with its registration with the Department of Private Education under the Ministry of Higher Education.

Imbued with the vision of its founders, AIMST aims to be a premier private sector university in the country and region catering to the needs of local and international students in providing quality technical education at an affordable price. The curricula for most of the degree programmes are drawn from the University of Bristol in the U.K.

Most components of the degree programmes include computer training, writing and research in order to prepare students for work and to provide them with the ability to apply technologies to all aspects of their education. Admission to the degree programmes requires the applicant to meet minimally the prescribed grades in the relevant subjects at the matriculation (local or overseas) level or possess other equivalent qualifications acceptable to AIMST University.

The medium of instruction for all courses in English, although the importance of the National Language will be emphasised in all activities of the University. AIMST University will provide language support for students before and during their degree studies to ensure an acceptable level of fluency.

AIMST

Vision & Mission

Vision

To be a world-class university, achieving excellence in teaching and research, and engaged in the service of society in promoting lifelong education.

Mission

To be a premier university in the country and region for the study of medicine and other health sciences, engineering, computer technology, applied sciences, business and accountancy.

To offer high quality accredited undergraduate and postgraduate programmes at the cutting-edge of technology at an affordable price designed to meet individual, community and national manpower needs in line with the national educational philosophy.

To maintain high academic standards and teaching quality that promotes the analytical thinking and independent judgement necessary to function responsibly in a democratic and increasingly global society.

To be a centre of excellence for research and innovation in frontier disciplinary and interdisciplinary areas of science and technology of relevance to the country and region.

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Programs taught in:
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PhD

AIMST University

The objective of the postgraduate programme is to provide graduate students with the opportunity to enhance their knowledge through independent research in a selected bra ... [+]

Doctor of Philosophy in Biotechnology

The Faculty of Applied Sciences (FAS) was the second Faculty to be set up at AIMST. It has set its goals to promote cutting-edge multidisciplinary programmes in which are infused the elements of innovativeness and technopreneurship designed to enhance market competitiveness.

Currently, the Faculty has only one department, which is Department of Biotechnology. Under this department, FAS offers its own three-year degree programme with honors i.e. BSc (Hons) in Biotechnology (BT). In addition to BSc course, Master of Science (MSc) and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Biotechnology (by research) are also offered by FAS through Department of Biotechnology. Postgraduate programs are becoming popular among the students and the numbers of students are increasing every year.... [-]

Malaysia Kuala Lumpur Alor Setar
Open Enrollment
English
Full-time
Part-time
3 - 8 years
Campus
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AIMST University

The objective of the doctoral programme is to provide the graduate students an opportunity to enhance their knowledge through independent research in a selected branch of ... [+]

Doctor of Philosophy in Management

The objective of the doctoral programme is to provide the graduate students an opportunity to enhance their knowledge through independent research in a selected branch of management in a disciplinary or multidisciplinary field. The focused research and training in the programme will enable the graduate students to be competent in handling basic or applied research in their chosen specialties.

Participants embarking on this programme will enhance their research management skills in the area of management studies, be imbued with holistic skills in managing change within a dynamic business environment, become visionary graduates capable of applying best business theories to practice, thus providing a valuable service to the community at large.... [-]

Malaysia Alor Setar
Open Enrollment
English
Full-time
1 semester
Campus
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