KDU College in Penang Island, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia

KDU College Penang was set up in 1991. The campuses are pleasant, safe and well-equipped with modern facilities and support services. The staff are among the most experienced and dedicated in the education industry. The college offers a wide range of programmes at Certificate, Diploma, Degree and Postgraduate levels. The Certificate and Diploma courses were internally developed while the Degree and Postgraduate programmes are conducted in collaboration with prestigious foreign universities.

The college prides itself with its impressive alumni of more than 45,000 graduates. Many have successfully transferred to universities around the world to further their studies and have emerged as top students from these universities to become competent graduates who excel in their workplace. The college’s high standards of academic provision are well recognised by employers of various industries and universities worldwide.

Continuing its tradition of excellence, KDU College has embarked on a RM 10 million Smart Initiative Project. The project will ensure that the college advances with time and employs information technology for research and teaching purposes. With the rapid progress in information technology and systems, KDU College recognises that education has taken on a new meaning. The total experience of higher education is a shared one, a synergy between student and instructor, between the institution and the student body and the parents. It is with this aim, that KDU College is unwavered in its commitment to forge a strong “Partnership” with students to help them realise their dreams and with parents to ensure that their investments in their children are realised abundantly.

KDU College is a subsidiary of Paramount Corporation Berhad Group, a public listed company with a strong property arm consisting of Property Development, Property Investment and Property Construction. Its education arm is made up of the two KDU College campuses and Sekolah Sri KDU, a Smart School at the primary and secondary levels.

KDU College Penang Island Campus Facilities

Island Campus take pride in our facilities and encourage all students to take advantage of the many opportunities they provided at KDU Penang College.


Students have to pay only a nominal fee for parking

Ground Floor

Cyber Career Corner
Located at the reception area, students are encouraged to make full use of the computers for their researches and assignments.

Bon Appetit Restaurant
Dining in style. Students enhance their practical skills as they serve real clients.

Production Kitchen
Fully equipped to ensure the start of a culinary experience where creating exquisite dishes will be the norm rather than an exception.

Careme – Pastry & Bakery Kitchen
Named after Marie Antoine Careme, the kitchen houses state-of-the-art equipment for modern cakes, sugar sculpture, ice carving and pastries.

Escoffier – Garde Manger & Butchery Kitchen
Named after Georges Auguste Escoffier, the kitchen is equipped with utensils and peripherals to cater to all types of cuisines including French and Western Cuisines.

A scrumptious spread of food and drinks such as Oriental, Western and hawker-food is available.

Fitness centre with cardiovascular and resistance equipment to ensure healthy hearts and bodies.

1st Floor

Mock-up Front Office Reception
To reinforce practical and theoretical training, this mock-up reception area allows students to practice their skills.

Mock-up Hotel Suite
The ‘room’ is fully equipped to welcome guests during check-in

Recording Studio
The studio houses the latest equipment to help students during recording sessions.

2nd Floor

Games Lab
Coming soon.

Classroom Lab
The use of computers and information technology is an integral part of learning and research at KDU College. Computer applications are constantly upgraded and all workstations are equipped with latest softwares. There are six Computer Labs for lecturers and students. Computer Lab hours are from 9.00am to 10.00pm (Mondays to Fridays) and 9.00am to 5.00pm on every Saturday.

Internet Lab
Internet Labs are equipped with printers and scanners for students’ use. Internet Lab hours are: from 9.00am to 9.00pm (Mondays to Fridays) and 9.00am to 5.00pm on every Saturday.

Workshop Lab
Workshop labs are also equipped with internet facilities.

Multimedia Lab
Internet access is available here.

I-Mac Lab
Internet access is available here.

Lecture Theatre
Has a capacity to accomodate up to 200 students.

Smart Lecture
Has a seating of up to 150 students.

3rd Floor

Communication Lab
Audio-Visual classrooms equipped with LCD projector, OHP, TV and DVD player.

Chemistry / Biology Lab
Comprehensive range of lab equipments used in experiments and researches.

New Science Lab

Electronic Lab
Embedded System & Microelectronic Lab preloaded with engineering software for student projects. With MSDN Academic Alliance’s partnership, Engineering and IT students have the privilege to download free latest licensed softwares.

Electrical Power Lab
Emphasizes hands-on experience with internal construction and operatin of electrical machines using basic principles of electricity and magnetism. Students practice with AC / DC power circuits to acquire invaluable knowledge and skills

4th Floor

Systematic library facilities with cataloged publications and journal collections to instill a reading culture among students. The library is WiFi-enabled. There are appoximately over 25,000 books available at the KDU Penang Library

Design Classroom
We have 3 studios for practical work and lessons. Conducted in an interactive environment, students are guided through workshops and seminars by participating in active discussions.

Dry Studio
Suitable for 2-D design work, table is suitable for cutting purposes.

Drawing Classroom / Wet Studio
Suitable for 3-D design work and model making. Equipped with sink for washing convenience.

Gallery @ KDU
At this gallery, students showcase their work to the public and receive feedbacks from lecturers or visitors.

For Muslims to conduct prayers.

5th Floor

Nursing School
Nursing Skill Lab, Simulation Ward and Simulation Public Health Clinic provide educational environments for student nurses.

Nintingale Ward

6th Floor

Has a seating capacity of up to 600 students

KDU College Penang Island Campus Programme List

Pre-University Studies:

  • Cambridge GCE A-Level
  • Australian Matriculation (AUSMAT)

Certificate Programmes:

  • Certificate in Information Technology
  • Intensive English Language Enhancement Programme (IELEP)
  • Holiday English Language Programme (HELP)
  • Holiday English Language Course (HELC)
  • English Language Teaching Programme (ELTP)
  • Corporate Training

Diploma Programmes:

  • Diploma in Business
  • Diploma In Computer Studies
  • Diploma in Electrical & Electronic Engineering (Mechatronics)
  • Diploma in Electrical & Electronic Engineering (Microelectronics)
  • Diploma in Electronic & Telecommunication Engineering
  • Diploma In Games Technology
  • Diploma in Creative Media Design
  • Diploma in Interior Design
  • Diploma in Mass Communication
  • Diploma in Nursing
  • IMI Diploma in International Hotel & Tourism Management
  • IMI Diploma in Professional Chef Training

Bachelor’s Degree Programmes:

  • Deakin University (4+0) B.Eng (Hons) in Electronic Engineering
  • IMI (3+0) B.A. International Hotel & Tourism Management
  • Keele University (3+0) B.A. (Hons) Business Management and Finance
  • Keele University (3+0) B.A. (Hons) Business Management and HRM
  • Keele University (3+0) B.A. (Hons) Business Management and Marketing
  • Northumbria University (3+0) B.Eng (Hons) in Electrical & Electronic Engineering
  • Northumbria University (3+0) B.Sc (Hons) in Computing Studies
  • University of Hertfordshire Bachelor of Science (Hons) Clinical Nursing

Master’s Degree Programmes:

  • Northumbria University Master Of Science In Business Information Technology

Professional Programmes:

  • CFP (Certified Financial Planner)

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Contact Details of KDU College Penang Island

KDU College (PG) Sdn. Bhd.
32, Jalan Anson,
10400 Penang,

Tel: +6 04 226 6368
Fax: +6 04 228 0054

E-mail: best@kdupg.edu.my
Website: http://www.kdupg.edu.my