Menara Razak (Razak Tower) @ UTM Kuala Lumpur


The Executive Diploma and Re-Generation (EDGE) Programme which is offered by Fakulti Teknologi & Informatik Razak (FTIR) Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) is an alternative education for industrial workers who do not have the opportunity to further their education in mainstream programmes. It aims to address directly the industry-specific issues and fulfil the needs of the workforce. This program is the first executive diploma programs in Malaysian Higher Education system approved by the MQA. Located at the heart of Kuala Lumpur this programme commenced in 2005 and it has produced more than 3,000 graduates. The advantages of following EDGE studies at this faculty are:

  • Enhancement of Knowledge and Competency Among Industry Workers
  • Collaboration between Academic and Industry
  • Effective Teaching Methods
  • Structured Assessment Mode
  • MQA Accreditation
  • 30-credit exemption through APEL C
  • Modular Method of Learning
  • Learners Support System

Admission Requirement

1. University General Admission Requirements
a) Passed in Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) with at least credits in three (3) subjects OR
b) Obtained a certificate from recognized/accredited educational institution in a related field with a GPA of at least 2.00 OR
c) Obtained other qualifications equivalent to SPM from recognized/accredited educational institution OR
d) Passed Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning APEL.A (T4)

2. Special Program Admission Requirements
a) Candidates had at least three (3) years working experience in a related field
b) Candidates must provide current employer verification letter if they are currently working

3. Basic Admission Requirements
a) At least 21 years of age
b) Candidates need to pass the interview, if required by UTM

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Mechanisms For Learning

An integrated learning approach and assessment methods are applied for the executive diploma programme. Learning activities and case studies discussion are facilitated by lecturers during face-to-face meetings. Quiz, test, presentation and post module assessment (PMA) methods were stated in the module outlines. PMA assignment were conducted through discussions via internets, self and independent studies. Preparation and analyses of PMA were conducted individually by considering student’s prior experiential learning (PEL).

Payment Methods

Learners can make payments of the tuition fees via:

  • Employee Provident Fund (EPF) withdrawals
  • Flexible Payment Scheme (monthly instalment)
  • Loans from financial institutions
  • Alms fund (Tabung zakat)
  • Sponsorship (Employers, State Foundations, National Foundation,etc)

Medium Of Instruction

Lectures and sessions are conducted in Malay or in English; depending on the needs of learners.

Certificate Issuing Body

The Executive Diploma is awarded by Universiti Teknologi Malaysia to graduate, students should:

  • Complete a total of 90 credit hours with minimum CPA of 2.00.
  • Complete and pass the Diploma Project I (Proposal ) and Diploma Project II (Report).



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