First City University College

First City University College

First City University College is a private educational institution established by the First Nationwide Group, the developer of the 1000- acre fully integrated township of Bandar Utama, Petaling Jaya.

Areas of Study
Pre-University (A-levels, SAM, CPU), Accounting, Business, Design & Multimedia, Marketing, Engineering, Hospitality, IT, Tourism, Journalism/Communications, Language Studies, Architecture, Built Environment, Construction, Business, Management, HR, Engineering, IT, Accounting, Finance, Hospitality, Tourism

No.1, Persiaran Bukit Utama, Bandar Utama
47800 Petaling Jaya

(+603) 77273200

(+603) 77272733




Who We Are

Since its inception in 1990, KBU International College has an excellent track record in producing employable graduates and entrepreneurs. In recognition of our excellence in providing tertiary education, the Ministry of Higher Education elevated KBU to First City University College. First City UC will continue KBU's proud tradition of providing the best learning experience for its students. The courses offered will continue to be industry relevant. These will be the springboard for our graduates to be successful in their chosen careers.

Quality education at First City UC is further enhanced by its compliance with the requirements of the Agensi Kelayakan Malaysia or Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA). Constant monitoring is also carried out by First City UC's very own Quality Assurance Department and its international university partners.



The Faculty of Engineering and Computing provides students with the latest in learning experience through the use of state-of-the-art facilities. Students are inspired and motivated through a hands-on approach in the teaching of engineering and computing.

Programmes Offered:

  • Foundation in Engineering, Science & Technology
  • Diploma in Electronic Engineering
  • Diploma in Mechatronics
  • Diploma in Information Technology
  • Bachelor of Computer Science (Intelligent Systems) (Hons)
  • Bachelor of Electronic Engineering with Honours
  • Bachelor of Information Systems (Hons) in Business Management
  • Bachelor of Software Engineering (Hons)



The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences offers academic programmes relevant to the industry.

  • Lecturers are equipped with a range of teaching and industry experience
  • Conceptual and skill-based learning provide graduates with an edge in employability
  • Lectures by visiting professors and guest speakers from industry
  • Exposure to field trips, research and consultancy projects
  • State-of-the-art facilities such as computer labs, library with e-library facilities and electronic databases
  • Soft skills development
  • Some of our graduates are successful entrepreneurs and professionals

Programmes Offered:

  • Foundation in Business Administration
  • Diploma in Business Administration
  • BA (Hons) Business Management
  • BSc (Hons) Accounting and Finance
  • BA (Hons) Marketing
  • Master of Business Administration

Mass Communication
This programme equips students with the relevant skills and knowledge to enable them to undertake a broad range of mass media roles. It also provides a firm foundation for students who wish to advance their studies in the mass communication discipline at degree level.
Programme Offered:

  • Diploma in Mass Communication
  • BA (Hons) Mass Communication


Hospitality And Tourism Management
Malaysia's tourism & hospitality sectors offer vast employment opportunities. Recognising this, First City UC is committed to educate and train students to be assets for these sectors.
Programme Offered:

  • Diploma in Hospitality and Tourism Management



The Faculty of Design & Built Environment aims to equip future designers with the competencies and skills needed to excel in the industry. There is ample studio space, up-to-date computer hardware and software, print studios, workshops, photo labs, and a range of other equipment such as 3D printers to facilitate students in their projects.
Programmes Offered:

  • Foundation in Art and Design
  • Diploma in Graphic Design
  • Diploma in Interactive Design
  • Diploma in Interior Design
  • BA (Hons) Graphic Design
  • BA (Hons) Interior Architecture and Design
  • BA (Hons) Furniture and Product Design
  • Master of Design Management



Renowned for its excellent track record in having its students accepted by reputable universities such as University of Oxford, University of Nottingham, University of Sydney and many others.
GCE A-Levels

Awarded by the Cambridge International Examinations, this programme allows students to take the entire A-level papers in one sitting or follow a staged assessment route. Students can be accepted into Business, Hospitality, Computing or Engineering degree programmes at First City UC.

Australian Matriculation Programme (AUSMAT)
Australian Matriculation (AUSMAT) is a popular pre-university programme of School Curriculum and Standards Authority, Government of Western Australia. AUSMAT is a 10-month programme with the assessment comprising 50% coursework and 50% external examination, which is the Tertiary Entrance Examinations (TEE).



Intensive English Programme
This English programme caters to all your proficiency needs in the English language. You can expect to improve on all the four language skills – listening, speaking, reading and writing, in the shortest possible time with this English course.

Intensive German Language
Carl Duisberg Centren (CDC) is one of the leading service providers in the field of further education and personal development as well as study programmes based in Cologne, Germany. CDC works with First City UC to deliver the Intensive German language programme by providing native German lecturers to teach in the programme.

The welfare of First City UC's students is taken care of by SASD. Services provided:

  • Coordinate orientation programmes
  • Take on advisory roles for various clubs, societies, sports and cultural activities
  • Work closely with the Student Council to carry out projects and activities
  • Counselling service on academic and non-academic matters
  • Assist international students on visa application/renewal, free airport pick-up on first arrival, opening of bank account, medical insurance coverage, etc.

Marketing Department
First City University College
1, Persiaran Bukit Utama,
Bandar Utama, 47800 Petaling Jaya,
Selangor, Malaysia.
Tel: 603-7727 3200
Fax: 603-7727 2733

Outline of Scholarships/ Financial Aids

  • Founder's Scholarship - Teo Soo Cheng Foundation
  • First City UC Merit Scholarship
  • First City UC Bursary Award
  • First City UC UEC Scholarship
  • First City UC Student Leader & Top Office Bearer Scholarship
  • First City UC Sports Scholarship
  • First City UC Sibling Incentive
  • First City UC Alumni Incentive
  • Children of Government School Teachers Incentive
  • Elena Cooke Education Fund
  • The Sun-MAPCU Scholarship
  • Sin Chew Education Fund Scholarship
  • Nanyang Education Fund Scholarship

Recognition & Achievements

  • eGenting Bug Hunt 2016 - First Prize Award and Merit Award.
  • 2016 AUSMAT Special Subject Awards for English as an Additional Language or Dialect subject (EALD)
  • Pulau Ketam International Art Festival - Grand Prize, Merit Prize and Judge Award
  • Asia Pacific Interior Designer Award  (APIDA) - Silver
  • Kejohanan Chenzhi Taijiquan Malaysia - Singapore Ke-7 - Bronze (Chen-Style Taijiquan Laojia Yi Lu; Chen-Style Taiji Single Sword; and Chen-Style Taiji Spear)
  • Malaysian Institute of Interior Designers (MIID) 9.Belas
    •  1st prize for Design Category (Degree - Residential)
    • 2nd prize for Design Category (Degree - Residential)
    • 1st prize for Design Category (Diploma- Residential)
    • 3rd prize for Design Category (Diploma- Residential)
    • 1st prize for Dulux Category
    • 3rd prize for Design Category (Diploma- Residential)
    • 3rd prize for Band Tanpa Electric
  •  I-City Façade Design Competition - Best 5
  • International Open Brighton - Gold (Pattern), Silver (Sparring)
  • 2016 National Kungfu Martial Arts Competition "Brem Cup"
    •  Chen-style Taichi, Old Frame, 1st Routine - Gold
    • Chen-style Taichi, 13 Forms - Gold
    • Chen-style Taichi, Single Sabre - Bronze
  • Sukan Institusi Pendidikan Tinggi (SUKIPT) Men's 200m Butterfly - Bronze
  • Sukan Institusi Pendidikan Tinggi (SUKIPT) Taekwando Men's Bantam Weight Category - Bronze
  • Rookies Dodgeball Clash State-Level Open Tournament - 2nd Runner Up


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