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MQA Rating System for Higher Education Institutions in Malaysia 2009 (SETARA ‘09)

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SETARA ’09 is a continuation exercise conducted by the MQA (Malaysian Qualifications Agency), successor of SETARA’ 07, with main purpose to measure the performance of undergraduate teaching and learning in universities and university colleges in Malaysia.

It was carried out from October 2008 to June 2010 and the rating was done by using data collected on year 2009. Among 58 universities and university colleges which were taken part in this exercise, 47 of them are rated, and were classified into a six-tier category, ranging from Tier 6 (Outstanding) to Tier 1 (Weak).

Page Directory At A Glance:

SETARA ’09 SIMPLE STATISTIC

Public Universities and University Colleges (U&UC) Private
Percentage Quantity 6-Tier Category
Quantity Percentage
0% 0 Tier 6 (Outstanding) 0 0%
39% 7 Tier 5 (Excellent) 11 61%
11% 44 Tier 4 (Very Good) 14 56%
0% 0 Tier 3 (Good) 4 100%
0% 0 Tier 2 (Satisfactory) 0 0%
0% 0 Tier 1 (Weak) 0 0%
38% 18 Total U&UC Rated: 47 29 62%
18% 2 Total U&UC Unrated: 11 9 82%
34% 20 Total U&UC Participated: 58 38 66%

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TIER 6 (OUTSTANDING)

Grade Point: 80 to 100
Total Occupy: 0 out of 47 U&UC
Total Percentage (%): 0/100
Code 1: Public Institution
Code 2: Private Institution
Code Name of Institution
None

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TIER 5 (EXCELLENT)

Grade Point: 70 to 79.99
Total Occupy: 18 out of 47 U&UC
Total Percentage (%): 38/100
Code 1: Public Institution
Code 2: Private Institution
Code Name of Institution
2 Curtin University of Technology Sarawak Campus
1 International Islamic University Malaysia
2 International Medical University
2 Management and Science University
2 Monash University Sunway Campus
2 Sunway University College
2 Swinburne University of Technology Sarawak Campus
2 Taylor’s University College
2 The University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus
1 Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
2 Universiti Kuala Lumpur
1 Universiti Malaya
2 Universiti Multimedia
1 Universiti Putra Malaysia
1 Universiti Sains Malaysia
1 Universiti Teknologi Malaysia
1 Universiti Teknologi Mara Kampus Shah Alam
2 Universiti Teknologi Petronas

* (names) listed in alphabetical order

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TIER 4 (VERY GOOD)

Grade Point: 60 to 69.99
Total Occupy: 25 out of 47 U&UC
Total Percentage (%): 53/100
Code 1: Public Institution
Code 2: Private Institution
Code Name of Institution
2 Aimst University
2 Asia Pacific University College of Technology and Innovation
2 Cyberjaya University College of Medical Sciences
2 Help University College
2 Inti University College (kini Inti International University)
2 Kolej Universiti Infrastruktur Kuala Lumpur
2 Kolej Universiti Islam Antarabangsa Selangor
2 LimKokWing University of Creative Technology
2 Nilai University College
2 UCSI University
1 Universiti Darul Iman (kini Universiti Sultan Zainal Abidin)
2 Universiti Industri Selangor
1 Universiti Malaysia Pahang
1 Universiti Malaysia Perlis
1 Universiti Malaysia Sabah
1 Universiti Malaysia Sarawak
1 Universiti Malaysia Terengganu
1 Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris
1 Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia
1 Universiti Teknikal Malaysia Melaka
2 Universiti Tenaga Nasional
2 Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman
2 Universiti Tun Abdul Razak
1 Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia
1 Universiti Utara Malaysia

* (names) listed in alphabetical order

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TIER 3 (GOOD)

Grade Point: 50 to 59.99
Total Occupy: 4 out of 47 U&UC
Total Percentage (%): 9/100
Code 1: Public Institution
Code 2: Private Institution
Code Name of Institution
2 Binary University College of Management & Entrepreneurship
2 International University College of Technology TwinTech
2 Kolej Universiti Insaniah
2 Kolej Universiti Metropolitan Kuala Lumpur

* (names) listed in alphabetical order

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TIER 2 (SATISFACTORY)

Grade Point: 40 to 49.99
Total Occupy: 0 out of 47 U&UC
Total Percentage (%): 0/100
Code 1: Public Institution
Code 2: Private Institution
Code Name of Institution
None

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TIER 1 (WEAK)

Grade Point: 0 to 39.99
Total Occupy: 0 out of 47 U&UC
Total Percentage (%): 0/100
Code 1: Public Institution
Code 2: Private Institution
Code Name of Institution
None

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UNRATED U&UC

The following 11 participated U&UC are not rated due to they:
a) are new institution of higher learning;
b) do not have final year students and have not produced graduates;
c) do not offer undergraduates studies;
d) are non-conventional U&UC, for example Open University Malaysia
* U&UC: Universities & Universities Colleges
Code 1: Public Institution
Code 2: Private Institution
Code Name of Institution
2 Al-Madinah International University
2 Berjaya University College of Hospitality
2 International Centre for Education In Islamic Finance
2 Kolej Universiti Tati
2 Malaysia University of Science and Technology
2 Masterskill University College of Health Sciences
2 Open University Malaysia
2 Segi Universiti College
1 Universiti Malaysia Kelantan
1 Universiti Pertahanan Nasional Malaysia
2 Wawasan Open University

* (names) listed in alphabetical order

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One Comment to "MQA Rating System for Higher Education Institutions in Malaysia 2009 (SETARA ‘09)" - Add Yours »
  • lavinnia says:

    i am about to get myself registered in masterskill ipoh. and the confusion now is that the management informed me that they are reconised by the MQA but just have not got their certivicate to prove it. and now i see here that its in the unrated category..
    are they reconised??

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