Flexible Education for Working Adults

Find out why MSU ​Academy is the best option for working adults.

Quality Education

MSU ​Academy strives to provide top-quality education with highly qualified academicians with Professorships.

Accessibility

MSU ​Academy learning centres are located nationwide and lectures are conducted online.

Work Experience

Use your work experience to shorten your study period. Graduate faster with MSU ​Academy.

Networking

Learn with like-minded students working in top companies and build connections with your peers.

Affordable

Our fees are affordable for working adults. We have various financing options to help lessen your burden.

Global Recognition

Our programs are globally recognised. You can continue your studies at our overseas partner universities.

What's APEL?

APEL stands for Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning, known as an alternative pathway to career development for adults without formal education.

APEL. A (Access)

If you have job experience but lack traditional academic credentials, you can use them to qualify for our university programmes through APEL.A.

APEL. C (Credit Award)

We evaluate your real-world experiences for extra credits, helping you graduate sooner and achieve your goals.

How Will You Learn

Find out how MSU ​Academy is designed to fit perfectly into your working lifestyle while maintaining quality education as well as adding value to your professional attributes.

Peer-to-Peer Study

Study with MSU ​Academy's students of various backgrounds and expertise as you build up your network and connections.

Virtual Classroom

Face to face learning is done fully online giving full accessibility to students to study anywhere at their convenience.

Online Resources

MSU ​Academy gives full support to the students by providing access to study materials and resources in their online library.

Study at Your Pace

MSU ​Academy gives full flexibility for you to manage your study as you juggle with your professional and personal life.

Over 170 Courses Available

Discover ​your exciting academic journey and explore our range of courses that can fast-track your success.

School of Hospitality and Creative Arts
Be inspired by a world of wonders.
  • Diploma in Beauty Management
  • Diploma in Culinary Arts
  • Diploma in Event Management
  • Diploma in Fashion Design
  • Diploma in Hairdressing
  • Diploma in Hospitality and Tourism Management
  • Diploma in Music Technology
  • Diploma in Outdoor Recreation
  • Diploma in Patisserie Arts
  • Diploma in Spa Management
  • Bachelor in Accessories Design (Hons) 
  • Bachelor in Airline Services Management 
  • Bachelor in Beauty and Hair Management (Hons) 
  • Bachelor in Culinary Arts (Hons) 
  • Bachelor in Event Management (Hons) 
  • Bachelor in Fashion Design with Marketing (Hons) 
  • Bachelor in Hospitality and Tourism Management (Hons)
  • Bachelor in Music (Composition and Arranging) (Hons)
  • Bachelor in Music Performance (Hons) 
  • Bachelor in Music Technology (Hons) 
  • Bachelor in Outdoor Recreation Management (Hons) 
  • Bachelor in Patisserie Arts (Hons) 
  • Bachelor of Spa Management (Hons) 
School of Education and Social Sciences
Shape the future by the way of education.
  • Diploma in Counselling and Guidance
  • Diploma in Early Childhood Education
  • Diploma in Education (TESL)
  • Diploma in Public Relations and Entertainment Management
  • Diploma in Translation and Interpreting
  • Bachelor in Broadcasting (Hons) 
  • Bachelor in Early Childhood Education (Hons) 
  • Bachelor in Early Childhood Education (Hons) – PJJ 
  • Bachelor in Education - TESL (Hons) 
  • Bachelor in Education (Electrical & Electronic Engineering) (Hons) 
  • Bachelor in Education (Health and Physical Education) (Hons)
  • Bachelor in Education (Science) (Hons) 
  • Bachelor in Education (Visual Arts) (Hons) 
  • Bachelor in English Language and Literature Studies (Hons)
  • Bachelor in Liberal Arts (Hons) 
  • Bachelor in Psychology (Hons) 
  • Bachelor of Public Relations Management (Hons) 
International Medical School
Your stepping stone to becoming a full-fledged doctor.
  • Diploma in Medical Sciences
  • Bachelor of Medical Sciences (Hons) 
Graduate School of Management
Boost your career with expanded global perspectives.
  • Master in Accounting/Finance (By Research) 
  • Master in Business Administration 
  • Master in Counselling and Guidance (MCG) 
  • Master in Early Childhood Education (MECE) 
  • Master in Educational Management and Leadership 
  • Master in Fashion Business 
  • Master in International Business 
  • Master in International Event Management 
  • Master in International Hospitality and Tourism Management 
  • Master in Management 
  • Master of Education (Teaching English as a Second Language)
School of Graduate Studies
A research education tailor-made for the global market.
  • Master in Biomedical Sciences 
  • Master in Computer Science 
  • Master in Food Service Technology (by Research) 
  • Master in Information Technology 
  • Master in Science (by Research) Biomedicine 
  • Master of Anatomy 
  • Master of Clinical Pharmacy 
  • Master of Design 
  • Master of Pharmacy 
  • Master of Science (Applied Science) 
  • Master of Science (Medical Physiology) 
  • Master of Science in Engineering 
  • Master of Science In Public Health
Faculty of Information Sciences & Engineering
Ignite your passion for the sciences.
  • Diploma in Aircraft Maintenance Technology
  • Diploma in Business Computing
  • Diploma in Computer Engineering
  • Diploma in Computer Forensic
  • Diploma in Creative Visual
  • Diploma in Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Diploma in Games Design and Animation
  • Diploma in Graphic Design
  • Diploma in Information Management
  • Diploma in Information Technology
  • Diploma in Information Technology (Mobile and Wireless Technology)
  • Diploma in Interior Design
  • Diploma in Mechanical Engineering
  • Diploma in Mechanical Engineering (Air Conditioning and Refrigeration)
  • Diploma in Mechanical Engineering (Highrise Building Maintenance)
  • Diploma in Multimedia
  •  Bachelor in Business Computing (Hons) 
  • Bachelor in Computer Engineering (Hons) 
  • Bachelor in Computer Forensic (Hons) 
  • Bachelor in Computer Science (Hons) 
  • Bachelor in Creative Multimedia (Hons) 
  • Bachelor in Creative Video and Photography (Hons) 
  • Bachelor in Games Design and Animation (Hons) 
  • Bachelor in Graphic Design (Hons) 
  • Bachelor in Information and Communication Technology (Hons) 
  • Bachelor in Information Systems Auditing (Hons) 
  • Bachelor in Information Technology (Hons) Mobile Wireless and Technology 
  • Bachelor in Instructional Multimedia (Hons) 
  • Bachelor in Product Design (Hons) 
  • Bachelor in Visual Communication and Marketing (Hons) 
  • Bachelor of Engineering Technology (Electrical and Electronic) (Hons) 
  • Bachelor of New Media (Hons)
  • Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Mechanical Engineering 
  • Bachelor of Science in Aviation Management and Piloting (Hons)
Faculty of Business Management & Professional Studies
The start to your business success story begins here.
  • Diploma in Retail Management
  • Diploma in Office Management Technology
  • Diploma in Management
  • Diploma in Logistics Management
  • Diploma in Islamic Finance
  • Diploma in Islamic Banking
  • Diploma in Investment Management
  • Diploma in Human Capital Management
  • Diploma in Entrepreneurship
  • Diploma in 
  • Bachelor in Accountancy (Hons) 
  • Bachelor in Accounting and Finance (Hons) 
  • Bachelor in Economic and Finance (Hons) 
  • Bachelor in Entrepreneurship (Hons) 
  • Bachelor in Finance (Hons) 
  • Bachelor in Human Capital Management (Hons) 
  • Bachelor in Industrial Management (Hons) 
  • Bachelor in International Business (Hons) 
  • Bachelor in Investment Management (Hons) 
  • Bachelor in Islamic Banking (Hons) 
  • Bachelor in Islamic Finance (Hons) 
  • Bachelor in Islamic Management (Hons) 
  • Bachelor in Law and Commerce (Hons) 
  • Bachelor in Logistics Management (Hons) 
  • Bachelor in Marketing with Psychology (Hons) 
  • Bachelor in Office Management Technology (Hons) 
  • Bachelor in Retail Management (Hons) 
  • Bachelor in Takaful (Hons)
Centre for Certification Studies
Boost your skills with our specialized certificate programs.
  • Certificate in Business Management 
  • Certificate in Hotel and Catering Operation 
  • Certificate in Digital Photography 
  • Certificate in Pastry, Bakery, and Confectionary 
  • Certificate in Beauty and Spa Operation 
Faculty of Health and Life Sciences
Committed to enhancing healthcare standards, locally and globally.
  • Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology
  • Diploma in Ophthalmic Dispensing
  • Diploma Occupational Safety and Health
  • Bachelor in Bioinformatics (Hons) 
  • Bachelor in Cardiovascular Technology (Hons)
  • Bachelor in Environmental Health (Hons) 
  • Bachelor in Food Service Technology (Hons) 
  • Bachelor in Forensic Science (Hons) 
  • Bachelor in Halal Quality Assurance (Hons) 
  • Bachelor in Health Science Management (Hons) 
  • Bachelor in Nutrition (Hons) 
  • Bachelor in Occupational Safety and Health (BOSH) 
  • Bachelor of Biomedical Science (Hons) 
  • Bachelor of Biomedical Science (Hons) - ODL 
  • Bachelor of Optometry (Hons)
School of Pharmacy
Your prescription for success.
  • Diploma in Pharmacy
  • Diploma in Traditional Chinese Medicine
  • Bachelor of Science in Pharmaceutical Technology (Hons)
  • Bachelor in Traditional Chinese Medicine (Hons) 

Largest selection of courses for working adults

Find the best one for you.

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apel application guide

Your Path to Professional Growth

STEP 1
Getting Started with APEL Application on MQA Portal

Create your APEL account on MQA portal

Go to MQA APEL portal and click 'Create New Account'. Fill in your name, IC/Passport number, email address and click 'Register'.

You will receive an email from unitapel@mqa.gov.my with a verification code. Copy the code and click on the 'Activate' link.

Activate and login to your account

To activate, provide your email address, the verification code and new password in the form fields, and click 'Activate'. 

To login, key in your IC/Passport number and password.

Starting your APEL application on MQA portal

Complete and save your profile after signing in. Then click on the 'APEL.A Application' tab to start filling up your details. From the APEL Assessment Center dropdown menu, choose MSU.

Complete your application by clicking 'Confirm'.

Check inbox for email confirmation

You will receive an email from unitapel@mqa.gov.my. 

To continue with the registration process, you are required to make another APEL application on MSU portal within 21 days from the date of this application.

STEP 2
Submit Your APEL Application on MSU Portal

New u​ser registration on MSU APEL portal

Go to MSU APEL portal by clicking apela.msu.edu.my provided in the confirmation email and click 'New Register'.

Complete the 'New User Registration' form, and then log in to your account using your IC number.

Fill up and submit all required information

Click 'Application' and select 'Application & Self Assessment', to start filling in the required information in all the tabs.

Next, you will be directed to the 'self-declaration tab' to submit your application.

Application payment process

After completing the 'self-declaration tab', you will be directed to the 'Finance' page where you can make online payment for your application fee.

Make sure to download the payment receipt.

Completing your APEL application

After a successful payment, upload (3) required documents: IC copy (both sides), passport size photo, and payment receipt. 

Proceed to the 'Self-Declaration' tab and click 'Submit' to complete your application.

STEP 3
Stay Updated on Your Application Status

Application verification and notifications

Your application will undergo a verification process, which may take approximately 7 working days.

Please ensure that you provide an active email address in your application form as you will receive notifications via email.

Need help or have questions?

If you have further questions pertaining to your APEL application, please contact MSU APEL Centre: 

  • 03-55216986
  • 03-55216982 

Operation hours: 9 am to 6 pm

It​'s recommended to apply for APEL certification *6 months before your desired Higher Education Provider (HEP) programme admission.

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