IUMW’s Dual Award programmes are offered in collaboration with our partner university, the University of Wales Trinity Saint David (UWTSD), UK. When students graduate, they will receive certification from both IUMW and UWTSD.

Assurance of Quality

All IUMW programmes, including the Dual Award programmes, are approved by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA). Students can also be assured of the strength and quality of their award, as the courses are structured, monitored and assessed by two different institutions – both IUMW and the University of Wales Trinity Saint David.

Dual Award Benefits


  • It opens you up to more opportunities abroad and locally
  • UWTSD is a well-established UK University
  • Become more competitive in the job market
  • A Dual award will help you in your application for study in the UK, or at universities using a UK based education system
  • Study at the University of Wales Trinity Saint David campuses in Swansea or Carmarthen
  • Attend a graduation ceremony in Wales
  • Join the UWTSD Alumni Association upon graduation for international networking opportunities.

You are eligible to apply if you meet the entry requirements and currently study on one of the following approved IUMW programmes:

  • Bachelor in Accounting
  • Bachelor in Business Administration
    (All specialised pathways)
  • Bachelor in Professional Communication
  • Bachelor in Psychology
  • Complete the Dual Award application form (undergraduate or postgraduate)
  • Return the form to the Registry department along with:
For Bachelor’s programmes:
  • Evidence of English
  • A completed application form
  • Originals and photocopies of semesters 1-4 transcripts (if you have done a credit transfer, then please include your IUMW credit transfer letter and its photocopy)
  • Original and photocopies of transcripts and certificates of studies previous to degree (Foundation/A Levels/SPM etc).
For Master’s programmes:

  • Evidence of English
  • A completed application form
  • Originals and photocopies of degree certificate (English translation version as well, if needed)
  • Originals and photocopies of degree transcripts

You must apply for the UWTSD Dual Award at the same time you register for your programme at IUMW.

Collaborative Teaching

All undergraduate dual award programmes have modules taught by academics from the University of Wales Trinity Saint David.

This collaborative teaching project broadens the scope of the teaching process by including international perspectives and bringing in-depth expertise to the learning experience. Complete modules taught by UWTSD lecturers provide a diverse range of teaching techniques and international expertise to the classroom. With a good mix of lecturers, students are able to experience the best of both worlds.

Collaborative Teaching: UWTSD Academic Team

Dr Hutchings is an experimental political and social psychologist, and Associate Professor of Psychology in the School of Psychology and Counselling at UWTSD. His primary research areas are in the fields of implicit and explicit prejudice, genocide, and political affiliation. He has published several high-profile papers on topics such as the influence of implicit prejudice on emotion recognition, the Paris terror attacks, and Brexit.  

Paul is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA), Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society (AFBPsS) and a Chartered Psychologist (CPsychol). He has also been the Chair of BPS Wales and a member of the BPS Senate.

Dr Williams is an experimental cognitive psychologist and Lecturer in the School of Psychology and Counselling at UWTSD. Her primary research area is in Retrieval-Induced Forgetting (RIF), having published several high-profile research papers on the topic, as well as other areas including incidences of Multiple Sclerosis (MS) and learning strategies of students in higher education. Kate is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA) and a Chartered Psychologist (CPsychol).

Following an award-winning career in retail management and HR, spanning more than 2 decades, Julie made the change to become an educator due to her passion for learning and developing others. She brings a wealth of industry experience from several sectors to inform her teaching.

Her research interests include the Future of Work, Complexity Leadership, Employability and Technology Enhanced Learning and Gamification of Learning. She is a Chartered Member of the CIPD (MCIPD) and Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA).

Timi is the Programme Director of the MArts/BA Film & TV programme at UWTSD. He has worked as a freelance videographer funded by several sources (Arts Council of Wales, Joseph Rowntree Foundation) and has directed several commercial projects. His short films have been screened in film festivals across the world.

He is a member of BAFTSS (British Association of Film, Television and Screen Studies), Irish Playwrights and Screenwriters Guild, MeCCSA, Royal Institute of Philosophy, British Shakespeare Association, and the Samuel Beckett Society.

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