Universiti Malaysia Kelantan
Universiti Malaysia Kelantan, the establishment of a university in Kelantan was made as a component in the Ninth Malaysia Plan to support the quality human capital development in the higher education sector. The federal agreement was announced by the Prime Minister on the 31 March 2006 in the Ninth Malaysia Plan proposal.
The establishment of the university was approved in the Cabinet Meeting on the 14 June 2006. The cabinet has specified that the philosophy of the curriculum in UMK should be based on entrepreneurship and enterprise education in all the study programmes. Therefore, taglines such as "Entrepreneurship is Our Thrust" and "Entrepreneurial University" are widely used to promote the philosophy of this university. Specialized studies for short and moderate term would be grouped into three fields of studies, namely:
1. Entrepreneurship and Business;
2. Creative Technology and Heritage;
3. Agro-Based Industry and Earth Sciences
To be the champion for a balanced and holistic human capital development ascribed to be entrepreneurial distinction
We provide high quality, relevant academic and training programmes, research and innovation of high commercial value, effective and efficient services that prioritize a conducive environment, as well as fulfill social obligation
"Entrepreneurship is Our Thrust"
LOGO AND PHILOSOPHY
The image of the chromosome represents the active and dynamic nature of interaction in the University's environment.The selection of the color "blue" is for Malaysia, "red" for Kelantan and "orange" for ripe areca which refers to heritage
This logo is supported by UMK’s philosophy which focuses on six (6) aspects, namely :