Malaysia

ABOUT MALAYSIA

Malaysia is a Southeast Asian country occupying parts of the Malay Peninsula and the island of Borneo. It's known for its beaches, rainforests and mix of Malay, Chinese, Indian and European cultural influences. The capital, Kuala Lumpur, is home to colonial buildings, busy shopping districts such as Bukit Bintang and skyscrapers such as the iconic, 451m-tall Petronas Twin Towers.

Malaysia is a federal constitutional monarchy in Southeast Asia. Kuala Lumpur is the national capital and largest city while Putrajaya is the seat of federal government. With a population of over 30 million, Malaysia is the world's 44th most populous country. The southernmost point of continental Eurasia, Tanjung Piai, is in Malaysia. In the tropics, Malaysia is one of 17 megadiverse countries, with large numbers of endemic species.

Malaysia has its origins in the Malay kingdoms which, from the 18th century. The head of state is the king, known as the Yang di-Pertuan Agong. He is an elected monarch chosen from the hereditary rulers of the nine Malay states every five years. The head of government is the Prime Minister. The country's official language is Bahasa Melayu, commonly known as the Malay language. English remains an active second language. In 2017 English proficiency in Malaysia was ranked the 2nd best in Asia (after Singapore) and the 13th best in the world.

STUDY IN MALAYSIA

Malaysia boasts of a vibrant economy, stunning landscapes, and diverse culture. It has partnerships with the leading institutes around the world. The local universities in Malaysia are tremendously improving, and the cost of higher education is lower than other international destinations. A multicultural environment is perfect for aspiring international students who can learn and grow in a place that is a cultural melting pot. Most of the universities offer twinning degree option that helps students in leveraging their career.

Malaysia's international education sector has grown tremendously in the last decade and the country is fast becoming a centre of educational excellence in South East Asia. Malaysia is currently the world's 11th most preferred study abroad destination. According to UNESCO, Malaysia has captured a 2% market share of international students in the fast growing private education sector. Malaysia currently has more than 80,000 international students from more than 100 countries. International students enjoy a safe and comfortable living environment with 21st century amenities, good healthcare and medical facilities, excellent educational institutions, and world-class recreational and sports facilities. Malaysia offers international students many options of quality education programmes at an affordable cost.

International students benefit from the easy and trouble-free immigration procedures as compared to many other countries which have tighter student immigration procedures. Malaysia is one of the safest and most political stable countries in the world with a relatively low crime rate and the country is free from most natural disasters which makes it an attractive country to live in.

QUICK FACTS

COUNTRY: Kuala Lumpur

POPULATION: 32.45 Million

CURRENCY: Ringgit

LANGUAGE: Malay

RELIGION: Islam

DIALING CODE: +60

SUMMER TEMP: 33°C

WINTER TEMP: 22°C

POPULAR PROGRAMS

BACHELORS

PROGRAMMS RATINGS
Engineering
Computer & IT
Media & Communication
Management
Accounting & Finance

MASTERS

PROGRAMMS RATINGS
Engineering
Computer & IT
Media & Communication
Management
Accounting & Finance

MONEY MATTERS

Undergraduate – . 6,665 p.a. onwards

Postgraduate – 8,000 p.a. onwards

An average monthly living expense is around 400 to 670. Living expenses cover accommodation, three meals per day, utility bills, and local travel. Though, it varies depending on the city & country you live and your lifestyle.

You can work part-time 20 hrs during their studies.

CAREER POST STUDY

STAY BACK

There is no arrangement of post-study work visa. However, you may look for opportunities before completion of the program.