International College of Music (ICOM)
is the premier college of contemporary music
in Malaysia and the Asian region offering formal
education in contemporary music, audio production
and music business at an undergraduate level.
Established in November 1995,
the college opened its doors to its first
intake in January 1996. The college received
an intake of 16 students for the first semester
of operations and another 16 in its second
semester. With a total of 30 students pursuing
an education in the highly specialised field
of music, the college successfully completed
its first year of operations.
Currently, ICOM has 200 students
registered in its programmes. Our courses
meet the demands of the music industry, which
is looking for qualified music professionals
to take on the challenging roles of arranger,
songwriter, producer, engineer, performer,
manager, entrepreneur and a host of other
creative positions. Graduates of ICOM are
readily accepted by the music industry as
our students are well prepared to meet the
needs and demands of a thriving industry.
The Ministry of Education,
Malaysia, approves all courses run at ICOM.
In 2000, ICOM was awarded
its ISO 9000:1994 certification which further
endorses that the college has established
quality assurance policies within its operations
and has developed an effective quality management
system to manage the operations of the college.
In 2003 ICOM received the ISO 9001:2000 with
Further to this, ICOM achieved
MSC status in 2005. The Multimedia Super Corridor
(MSC) is Malaysia's most exciting initiative
for the global information and communication
technology (ICT) industry. Spanning 15km X
50KM, the MSC It is one of Malaysia's main
projects to achieve Vision 2020 of a fully
developed nation. As such only companies that
meet stringent criteria of developing and
using multimedia technologies to produce or
enhance their products and services and for
process development qualify for this status
and recognition. ICOM is first and only college
to receive the MSC status for music.
Since 1996 the college has
played a prominent role in shaping and moulding
both the personal image and musicianship of
the many students who have passed through
its doors. ICOM has established herself as
an icon to past and current students and as
an aspiration to future music students.