Malaysia has an enviable list of universities, both private and public. Further there are also foreign university campuses. There are affiliated colleges to each of these, which exhibit high standard of education as healthy competition rules the education scenario here. Added beauty of higher education opportunities in colleges here are that they are globally reputed and recognised with high standards as far as quality is concerned.
Accommodative Private Institutions
The country sees influx of over 50,000 foreign students every year and to accommodate the bulk of this student influx, the Malaysian government is looking to private institutions to increase their enrollment capacity. There are several notable private colleges in Malaysia which have risen to prominence since 1970s. Many of these have several campuses across the country and also partnership programmes with overseas universities, which means that students studying here get internationally recognised degrees. Malaysian private universities and colleges provide value to foreign students that are equal to local students.
With comfortable cost of living the country boasts of, it is also the country which is a pioneer in the field of partnership agreements widely known twinning programmes, thus giving an opportunity for considerable cost savings to students by entering into agreement with overseas universities in their respective countries. This is among the factor that makes cost of education in the country lower than its counterparts. With stringent quality control measure in place by the government, the education standard in colleges is of global standard. The standard of education in the colleges here is supervised by the Malaysian Education Ministries through their several quality control authorities.
There are wide variety of courses, programmes and study options available in this small Southeast Asian country. Among various study options is the unique collaborative degree programme such as twinning degrees, which was discussed earlier and also 3+0 degree programmes. These apart the colleges in Malaysia are also known for its undergraduate 2+1 twinning degree programme, which offer a cost-saving route from reputable international universities in the United Kingdom, USA, Australia, Canada, New Zealand and France.
Further, there are also wide array of subjects to choose from such as Creative Arts and Design, Agriculture and related subjects and Architecture Building and Planning as interesting options as well as Applied and Pure Sciences, Business and Administrative Studies, , Computer and Mathematical Science, Engineering and Technology, Humanities, Health and Medicine, Law, Social Studies and Communication, Hair, Beauty and Personal Care, Travel Tourism and Hospitality and Education and Training as safe bets as their fruitfulness have been tried and tested more often.
Some of the reputed Colleges in Malaysia are:
HELP University College (HUC)
KDU University College