Melaka International College of Science and Technology (MiCoST) is a private institution of higher learning wholly-owned by the Melaka State Foundation (Yayasan Melaka) under its subsidiary company, YM Mediscience Sdn Bhd. MiCoST is located at the 6th Floor Bangunan Graha Maju, Jalan Hang Tuah, 75300 Melaka.
MiCoST began its operation in 2006 with the intake of pioneer students for the Diploma in Pharmacy program in cooperation with MARA University of Technology (UiTM). Students are awarded diplomas by UiTM upon the completion of the three-year program.
In the year 2011, the Ministry of Higher Education and the Malaysian Qualification Agency (MQA) granted approval to MiCoST's application to conduct six home-grown programmes namely Diploma in Pharmacy, Diploma in Human Resource Management, Diploma in Office Management, Diploma in Business Management, Diploma in Accountancy and Diploma in Public Administration. In November 2014, MiCoST established new faculty ; Faculty of Information Technology & Multimedia. This faculty offered five new programmes namely Diploma in Game Design, Diploma in Graphic Design, Diploma in Interactive Media, Diploma in Digital Animation and Diploma in Open Source Computing.
We aspire to become a learning centre that excels in various disciplines including Health Science, Business Management and Technical and to produce quality graduates who could contribute positively to the nation's development effort in line with Vision 2020. We are also committed to becoming a one-stop learning centre or an education hub in the state of Melaka.
MiCoST is also committed to producing graduates who are at par with those from the other developing and developed countries of the world through quality programmes that meet the needs of the current job market.