Why Study in Malaysia?

 

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.  In 2011, Malaysia was ranked 19th most peaceful country out of 153 countries.

Malaysia is an increasingly popular place to get tertiary education with more than 40,000 international students from over 100 countries studying in Malaysia. It is the center of academic and higher education excellence in the region. Some reasons why international students choose Malaysia includes:

Education Excellence

Malaysia, with its reputation for academic excellence, is an international education hub attracting students from many different countries around the world as it offers a comprehensive list of programs: pre-university, diploma, degree and post-graduate courses as well as distance learning and online study. Institutions of higher learning in Malaysia provide professional, career-focused education offering courses that are up-to-date and market relevant. International students can also get an accredited degree from many choices of world-renowned universities from UK, USA, Australia, Canada and New Zealand through their twinning programs or branch campuses in Malaysia.

Multicultural And Safe Environment

Malaysia is a politically sound and geographically safe country free from natural disasters. With its modern infrastructure and efficient transportation system, Malaysia makes a safe and comfortable place to live and study. The ethnic diversities of Malaysia expose international students to a value-added life, global outlook and better understanding of different cultures, ethnic groups and traditions throughout the world.

Courses Are Conducted In English

International students should not have any problems studying in Malaysia as English is the primary medium of Instruction for all courses and study programs conducted at the private higher educational institutions. For those less proficient in the language, there are numerous schools and institutions offering Basic English courses.

Low Cost

Tuition fees of accredited and high quality programmes in Malaysia are very reasonable and highly affordable. The cost of living is also very low. A student can get by living comfortably for about RM10,000 (USD 3,300). Furthermore Malaysian money value is low compared to other currency and this gives students enormous savings while studying in Malaysia.

Work While You Study

Malaysia’s law allows holders of student pass or permit to work while studying. This enables students to supplement their living and earn extra pocket money for traveling and leisure activities. Students are allowed to work part-time for a maximum of 20 hours per week.