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Universiti Tenaga Nasional (UNITEN) was established by Tenaga Nasional Berhad (TNB) in 1997 in response to a clarion call by the government to open a private university to support nation-building. Since then, UNITEN has been at the forefront of energy research, leveraging TNB’s solid industry experience - from power generation to transmission and distribution. UNITEN takes pride in its ability to synergize soft skills with engineering, information technology and business management knowledge to prepare professional graduates.

UNITEN is making a steady progress towards becoming the tertiary education institution of choice in the region. In support of nation-building through education, UNITEN has been very critical in employing the state-of-the-art facilities, sophisticated infrastructure and world-class teaching faculties in order to enhance a dynamic and vibrant learning environment. To date, the university has produced over 30,000 graduates from its diploma,...

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About

Universiti Tenaga Nasional (UNITEN) was established by Tenaga Nasional Berhad (TNB) in 1997 in response to a clarion call by the government to open a private university to support nation-building. Since then, UNITEN has been at the forefront of energy research, leveraging TNB’s solid industry experience - from power generation to transmission and distribution. UNITEN takes pride in its ability to synergize soft skills with engineering, information technology and business management knowledge to prepare professional graduates.

UNITEN is making a steady progress towards becoming the tertiary education institution of choice in the region. In support of nation-building through education, UNITEN has been very critical in employing the state-of-the-art facilities, sophisticated infrastructure and world-class teaching faculties in order to enhance a dynamic and vibrant learning environment. To date, the university has produced over 30,000 graduates from its diploma, degree and post-graduates programs. Furthermore, the employability rate of UNITEN graduates is always between 95 and 97 percent after six months upon completion of studies. These are the indications that UNITEN graduates are highly sought-after by the industry.

The developments in education industry have heightened the need of industry-driven graduates. Practically, developing these competent graduates is what UNITEN does best. The learning environment in the university fosters creativity and independence; two premium characteristics in the development of top-class graduates. At the university, students are constantly pushed to the limits to develop resilience and strength in characters. The courses offered at the university help students to be more all-rounded.

Over the past years, the world has seen the stunning transformation of UNITEN in pursuit of academic excellence which has improved its reputation. Being granted Tier-5 in SETARA 2017, UNITEN has successfully positioned itself as a globally competitive energy-focused university. UNITEN has also been granted Self-Accreditation Assessment which serves as a testament of a reliable quality assurance system is in place within UNITEN to systematically review its own academic programs. Apart from that, obtaining this Self-Accreditation Status implies the empowerment and trust laid upon UNITEN by MQA to certify its own courses.

UNITEN is recognized for the quality of its programmes as the University is ranked in renowned ranking systems. UNITEN is #1 in the world for percentage of highly cited papers among top 1% most cited in Engineering in the U.S. News & World Report’s Best Global Universities for Engineering 2021. Under the same ranking system, UNITEN is ranked #243 in the world and #5 in Malaysia. In the QS World University Rankings 2022, UNITEN is ranked #751 – 800 while in the QS Asia University Rankings 2021, UNITEN is ranked #168. In another ranking system, UNITEN is ranked #201 – 250 in the THE Asia University Rankings 2021, #501 – 600 in the THE World University Rankings 2021 by subject: Engineering & Technology and #601 – 800 in the THE World University Rankings 2021 by subject: Computer Science. Recognized for its world-class education, UNITEN aims to continue to improve its quality in all aspects towards becoming a leading global energy university that shapes a sustainable future.

 

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