Open University Malaysia (OUM) is a privately-owned university that was established in 2000. It is renowned as a leading institution for open and distance learning in Malaysia, with a history of 22 years of excellence. OUM is owned by a consortium of Malaysia’s first 11 public universities.
OUM offers a wide range of accredited undergraduate and postgraduate programs that are designed to prepare students for successful careers. These programs cover various fields of study, including business, accounting, early childhood education, psychology, political science, education, nursing, and health sciences.
Being one of the first private universities in Malaysia, OUM has produced over 94,000 graduates, many of whom have become prominent leaders in their respective industries. The university is highly regarded for providing high-quality education that is affordable and flexible for part-time students. With more than 35 learning centers across the country, OUM is also recognized by professional bodies, ensuring that students have a secure future in the workforce.
In terms of ranking and reputation, Open University Malaysia (OUM) has been awarded a 3-star rating in the latest SETARA rating.