What is 2u2i?

With the aim to support flexible education and Shift 1 of the Malaysia Education Blueprint 2015-2025 (Higher Education): Holistic, Entrepreneurial and Balanced Graduates, the 2u2i academic programme is a learning concept which combines on- and off-campus learning throughout the study period.

The brand 2u2i is used to indicate learning that occurs on and off campus in various combination such as 3 years in university, 1 year in industry (3u1i), 2 years in university, 2 years in industry (2u2i) and 2 years in university, 1 year in industry (2u1i).


Learning time

To provide undergraduates with greater exposure to real working environment and experience through more learning time in their respective industries


To ensure the courses, delivery and learning methods offered by the universities are relevant and conform to industry needs through industry involvement in curriculum design

Public Universities Offering 2u2i Programmes

Universiti Malaysia Kelantan

Universiti Putra Malaysia

Universiti Sultan Zainal Abidin

Universiti Teknologi Malaysia

Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia

Universiti Malaysia Terengganu

Universiti Teknologi MARA

Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia

Universiti Pertahanan Nasional Malaysia

Universiti Malaya

Universiti Malaysia Pahang

Universiti Teknikal Malaysia Melaka

Universiti Malaysia Perlis

Universiti Utara Malaysia

Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia

Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris

Universiti Malaysia Sabah


2u2i in Media

Astro Awani

To implement 2U2i, 30 per cent of university lecturers must be well-versed in industries – Idris

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Utusan Online

UMT lancar 2u2i Sarjana Muda Perakaunan

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News Straits Times

Malaysia aims to have varsities in the same league as Oxford, Cambridge within 20 years

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The Star Online

Making Malaysian graduates more employable a reality

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