Message from the Dean


First and foremost, I would like to welcome everybody to University Kuala Lumpur Business School’s website. We are committed to serving our stakeholders to the fullest. I hope you will find this website informational. Currently, Universiti Kuala Lumpur’s ranking has risen up tremendously. We have been listed in Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Ranking for the first time and UniKL Business School’s Islamic Finance program is ranked 6th best in the world. We are also listed in the Times Higher Education (THE) Asia University Rankings. We are committed in improving our ranking from time to time.

UniKL Business School was established in 2008 under the name of University Kuala Lumpur School of Entrepreneurship or UniKL ISE. The new name was introduced in 2011. UniKL Business School has developed programs of study that are unique which focuses on the needs of the industry and national development. Overall, we offer programs namely, Foundation in Business, Diploma in Management and Rural Development, Bachelor of Business Administration (Honours) in Management and Entrepreneurship, Bachelor in Accounting (Honours), Bachelor of Business Administration (Honours) in Islamic Finance, Bachelor of Business Administration (Honours) in International Business, Bachelor of Business Administration (Honours) in Marketing, Bachelor in Tourism Planning and Development (Honours), Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Analytical Economics, Master of Business Administration, Master of Business Administration (Entrepreneurship), Master of Management, Doctor of Philosophy in Management, Doctor of Philosophy in Islamic Finance, and Doctor of Philosophy in Accounting.  These programs are all accredited by the Malaysian Qualification Agency (MQA). Meanwhile, our MBA programs are accredited with The Alliance on Business Education and Scholarship for Tomorrow, a 21st Century Organization (ABEST 21). Our Islamic Finance program is embedded with four professional certifications from Islamic Banking and Finance Institute Malaysia (IBFIM) such as Associate Qualification in Islamic Finance (AQIF), Intermediate Qualification in Islamic Finance (IQIF), Certified Qualification in Islamic Finance (CQIF), and Islamic Financial Planner (SFP). The AQIF and IQIF (Banking, Capital Market, Takaful, and Wealth Management) as of 2021 have at one time accredited by the Finance Accreditation Agency (FAA). We also offer accounting professional programs with the likes of Certified Practising Accountant (CPA) Australia and Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA). Other eligible programs include the Malaysian Institute of Chartered Secretaries (MAICSA). Students received maximum numbers of paper exempted as the results of it. We are spreading our wings globally to off-shore and open and distance learning programs in the future.

Our faculty consisted of well-known experts in their field of studies and research with vast industrial and academic experiences. Students will gain experience from them tremendously. We are proud to have graduated students that have been successfully employed and have their own businesses. We are located at the center of Kuala Lumpur by two campuses namely: Gurney Campus and City Campus Mall. These offers the students an exciting city campus lifestyles with excellent transportation, condominium, and mall facilities. These campuses are also well-equipped with excellent teaching and learning facilities for their conducive learning environment such as smart boards, e-learning portals, online Microsoft TEAMS, computer labs, statistical software, a modern library, a vibrant cafeteria, etc. We also offer students financial aids for study loans from Majlis Amanah Rakyat (MARA), Perbadanan Tabung Pendidikan Tinggi Nasional (PTPTN), etc.

The students are composed of diverse background. They not only come from Malaysia but also from all over the world. This gives the student opportunity to learn from different cultures and experiences. Our students have excellent academic achievement and active in extracurricular activities. Every year they won the Chancellor’s and President Awards in the convocation ceremony. We also excel in extracurricular activities such as sports whereby we become the champion after winning the inaugural sports event among the campuses in UniKL. Students are also active in clubs, community, corporate social responsibilities, etc.

Please explore our campus further either through this website or have a visit to our campuses!!!


Prof. Dr. Naziruddin Abdullah


UniKL Business School