Centre of Excellence
In line with its new business direction to become one of the Top Universities in Asia by 2020, the University has established the following Centres to execute its strategic initiatives. The Centres are:
Asia Rail Centre
On 23 March 2016, MARA established what became the first national higher institute focusing on rail technology, the Asia Rail Centre under the purview of UniKL. It offers professional courses, licensed programs, and customized courses for the professional development of the rail industry workforce in Malaysia. Asia Rail will act as a Centre of Excellence for the rail industry to cater to future demand for quality human capital in the nation and region.
Centre for Rural Economic Development (CRED)
The Centre for Rural Economic Development (CRED) is a center that focuses on communicating and implementing development policies, especially in the area of entrepreneurship and education. CRED encourages the participation and development of entrepreneurs while creating income opportunities and sustainable businesses in rural communities.
Asia Food Centre
Asia Food Validation Centre or ASIA FOOD is manufacturing, processing, and validation center developed by MARA to provide food entrepreneurs with comprehensive training, support, and consultation services in food technology and manufacturing. With state-of-the-art facilities and expert trainers from UniKL who are experienced and certified in their field, ASIA FOOD is under the purview of UniKL Malaysian Institute of Chemical & Bioengineering Technology (UniKL MICET).