Tunku Abdul Rahman University of Management and Technology (TAR UMT), previously known as TAR University College (TAR UC), was established in 1969. With a history of over 50 years and a 5-Star SETARA rating, TAR UMT is a prestigious tertiary education institution. In April 2022, it was upgraded to a full-fledged university with the aim of becoming a leading institution that can shape the future.
Located in Setapak, Kuala Lumpur, TAR UMT has its main campus and five branch campuses in Penang, Perak, Pahang, Johor, and Sabah. The university offers a wide range of programs at pre-university, diploma, degree, and postgraduate levels. These programs cover various disciplines such as accountancy, business, engineering, built environment, applied sciences, computing, mass communication, creative arts, social science, and hospitality.
As one of Malaysia’s oldest higher learning institutions, TAR UMT has produced more than 210,000 graduates, many of whom have become influential leaders in different industries. The university’s brand is known for going beyond education by focusing on developing competencies and values in students, in addition to imparting academic knowledge and skills, to prepare them for a successful life and career.
TAR UMT has a diverse student body consisting of both national and international students, ensuring a global academic experience. The university has received numerous accolades and recognition, including a 5-Star rating in the SETARA assessment. It is also recognized as a Premier Digital Tech Institution by the Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC) and is a Platinum Approved Learning Partner of ACCA, placing it among the top 5% of ACCA learning providers worldwide. Additionally, TAR UMT has received awards for its outstanding educational institutions, products, and corporate social responsibility efforts.