MSU is rated SETARA Tier-5 for Excellent, yet again!

Having opened 2017 with 5 QS Stars rating, Management and Science University (MSU) is set to finish the year on a high note as SETARA Excellent University

Education is one of the key economic areas of the national economic transformation programme (ETP). A quality measure for the standard of higher education offered in Malaysia by public and private institutions alike is the SETARA rating. Launched in 2007 by the Ministry of Higher Education Malaysia under the purview of the Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA), it is an important tool for school-leavers to evaluate their tertiary education options.

Management and Science University (MSU) has again snagged the SETARA Tier-5 rating, consecutively placing itself in the Excellent University category. From early childhood education right up to professional skills training, the comprehensive range of academic programmes offered at Management and Science University (MSU) is backed by its holistic curriculum framework emphasizing development of balanced, well-rounded graduates. A myriad initiatives focus on building its graduates’ employability. The leader/job-creator/innovator mindset of the entrepreneur is cultivated, and international exposure extensively provided, to meet the nation’s ETP aims for sustainable economic growth and global competitiveness.

For successfully incorporating entrepreneurship across the breadth of its academic disciplines, Management and Science University (MSU) has been proclaimed the Most Entrepreneurial Private University 2016 by the Ministry of Higher Education Malaysia. Its global presence has been recognized in a double award by the Accreditation Services for International Colleges (ASIC) as providing Outstanding Contribution to International Education and Excellence in Quality International Education.

SETARA ratings also measure a university’s closeness to industry, allowing employers to gauge the industry readiness of a particular university’s graduates. Industry is embedded into Management and Science University (MSU), ensuring students are abreast with the latest industry developments and practices, and content contemporary through the University’s Industry Advisory Panel (UIAP) feedback. The Asia Pacific Institute of Events Management (APIEM) has declared Management and Science University (MSU) event management graduates to be among the best hires in the hospitality industry, and the University as APIEM’s first International Centre of Excellence (ICE) in Malaysia.

With close to 96% of its graduating class securing a job within six months of convocation, a national record for graduate employability, Management and Science University ranks number 1 in the graduate tracer study by the Ministry of Higher Education Malaysia. The University has won the Asia Pacific Best Brand in Education title and is a popular choice among the Malaysian public. Management and Science University (MSU) entered QS World University Rankings 2018 placing in the top 1.8% as Asia’s top-300 University. The University had opened the year with five QS Stars rating for Teaching, Facilities, Employability, Social Responsibility, and Inclusiveness, and looks set to close 2017 on a high note with the SETARA Tier-5 rating.