MSU’s Foundation a quick start to a degree

The Management & Science University (MSU) is one of Malaysia's top universities. It provides specialised programmes of studies in the areas of medicine, health sciences, business, management, information sciences, engineering, education and hospitality.

As one of Malaysia's top universities, MSU has received recognition from the Malaysian and international bodies. It is rated as an "Excellent University" by the Ministry of Higher Education of Malaysia through a rating system done on all Malaysian universities. MSU is ranked one of the top five private universities in the world through an accreditation exercise by the Accreditation Services for International Colleges (ASIC), UK. It is also ranked as one of Malaysia's top five private universities through an establishment audit done by Ernst & Young.

Several interesting choices of disciplines await Foundation (Pre University) students at MSU. These disciplines are offered after taking into account the one year duration that will be spent and the student’s state of preparedness before they begin the first year bachelor’s degree studies.

For those who have a keen interest in the Health Sciences disciplines, the Foundation (Science Biology/Health Science) is a good option to start with. This is an ideal programme for those interested to become a medical practitioner and to continue with the Bachelor of Surgery and Bachelor of Medicine (MBBS) studies. The MBBS programme is offered through the MSU International Medical School (IMS) at MSU main campus in Malaysia. Alternatively, students may opt to pursue the programme at MSU’s off-shore campus in Bangalore, India. Alternatively, students may progress into the Bachelor’s programme in Biomedical Science, Bioinformatics, Food Service Technology, Medical Science, Optometry, Nutrition, Forensic Science or Pharmacy at MSU.

Another option is, the Foundation in Information Technology & Engineering which is designed to meet the escalating demand for highly trained and skilled resources in the areas of sophisticated technologies. Students who wish to progress to Bachelor’s degree in Engineering will be required to do Engineering drawing. Areas of specialization that the students may choose at the Bachelor’s level at MSU include Computer Forensic, Instructional Multimedia, Games Design and Animation, Information Systems Auditing, Computer Engineering, Creative Multimedia etc through the Faculty of Information Sciences & Engineering at MSU.

The Foundation in Business is designed in view of the increasing demand for professionals in Business Management and Accounting. An area of specialization that the students may choose at the Bachelor’s level at MSU includes International Business, Accountancy, Decision Science, Investment Management, Human Capital Management, International Business, Hospitality & Tourism Management etc. through the Faculty of Business Management & Professional Studies at MSU.

Alternatively, the International Students Exchange Programme (ISEP) at MSU assists students towards enriching their academic pursuits at the international level. Through ISEP students may choose one of over 40 universities located in the USA, UK, Australia, Eastern Europe, South Africa, Japan, New Zealand, India, and Indonesia to complete their degrees. The opportunity to study at these universities will further enrich the students’ development and enhances their standings for a better career prospect.
The emphasis on programmes which are industry relevant has always been MSU central tenets. A symbiosis between academic curriculum and industrial shifts has been crucial in determining the relevancy of its product to current trends. Such response to change has resulted in 95% of MSU’s graduates securing employment during the first 6 months upon graduation.

MSU is committed to ensuring the best for its students. A comprehensive range of visiting professors who conduct regular semester visits provide valuable inputs to students. Further, various skills enhancement programmes which are aimed to improve competitiveness are offered.

Students from Sri Lanka will now have the opportunity to savour MSU's quality education through its Colombo Campus. Visit MSU Colombo Campus at 371, R.A. De Mel Mawatha, Colombo 3 or call 257 6900/ 257 6644/ 257 6700/ 257 7266 for further enquiries or visit

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