Malaysia warmly welcomes international students to its shores…
Over the last 30 years, our unique higher education system has evolved to ensure students have a wide range of international
courses to choose from. Today, the quality and diversity of our courses continue to develop and students will find that they
have the flexibility to pursue a US, UK, Australian or Malaysian degree qualification right in Malaysia. This gives students many
benefits such as very competitive tuition fees and aff ordable cost of living. Students will also gain from an ‘Asian’ experience
within Malaysia’s multi-ethnic environment and experience warm Malaysian hospitality during their stay.
Studying in Malaysia also provides students the opportunity to make acquaintances with international students from all over the
world. These experiences and networks will give you a competitive advantage anywhere in a fast-evolving globalised world.
The peaceful, modern and fascinating Malaysia is located in the heart of South-East Asia, directly south of Thailand and north of
At the beginning of 2009, there were more than 70,000 international students from more than 100 countries studying in Malaysia.
These students pursue courses ranging from diplomas, degrees to PhDs at private higher educational institutions, public
universities and foreign university branch campuses. Currently, Malaysia is ranked 11th in the world by UNESCO in terms of the
highest number of international students studying in the country. This demonstrates the confidence of international students
in choosing Malaysia as a preferred destination for acquiring an academic qualification and the acceptance of Malaysia as an
international education hub.
Malaysia - A Land of Diversity For Postgraduate Studies & Research
You will never regret exploring what Malaysia has to offer you in
your search for a postgraduate qualification abroad. Popularly
known for its diverse options and flexible mode of delivery,
it won’t be difficult to find a postgraduate programme that
matches your needs and budget in Malaysia.
Malaysia has embarked on an aggressive pursuit of research in telemedicine, online information services, electronic
commerce, digital broadcasting and many other booming
industries. The Malaysian government has also launched
research and development projects in biotechnology on a big
scale with innovative technology and world-class facilities.
Malaysia has the oldest tropical rainforest in the world which
offers vast resources for research in finding treatments
and cures for diseases. On top of that, Malaysia possesses
impressive natural biodiversity. The fauna and flora, natural
terrain as well as marine resources are excellent grounds for
research in science and technology.
Postgraduate courses are available in many fields of study at
the following institutions:
Public Universities which offer research-based qualifications
Private Colleges which offer foreign postgraduate
qualifications in collaboration with overseas partner
universities from the USA, the UK and Australia
Private Universities which offer home-grown postgraduate
Foreign University Branch Campuses which offer