Study in Malaysia

  • Malaysia had 13 states and 3 federal territories, divided into Peninsular Malaysia (where 80% of the population lives) and the states of Sabah and Sarawak on the island of Borneo
  • Parliamentary democracy
  • Population: 28 million
  • Main religion is Islam but other religions are well represented
  • While Kuala Lumpur is the capital, the federal government is in Putrajaya
  • 5 main ethnic groups, hence several languages are commonly spoken (in addition to English)
  • The climate is tropical with monsoon seasons (which will happen at different times of the year depending on which part of Malaysia you live)
  • Peninsular Malaysia has a coastline which extends nearly 1,900km (1,200 mile)

Why study in Malaysia?

A major part of Malaysia’s state investment in higher education is its growing partnerships with universities in other countries. Many foreign universities, especially Australian and British, have branch campuses in Malaysia. For example, Monash University (Australia) and the University of Nottingham (UK); which has branch campus in Malaysia.

High Quality of Life:  Malaysia is a newly industrialized country where we have outpaced our developing counterparts. The infrastructure in Malaysia is one of the most developed in Asia with state-of-the-art health care and medical facilities, advanced telecommunications infrastructure, world-class university campus and facilities, and best expressway network in South East Asia.

Comfortable, Peaceful and Safe Living 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. The weather in Malaysia is sunny and rainy all year without extreme cold or hot weather conditions making the weather easily adaptable. In 2011, Malaysia was ranked 19th most peaceful country out of 153 countries.

The Local universities are getting better: While not yet a rival to Singapore, Hong Kong, China or Singapore, Malaysia’s domestic universities are improving very fast .Universities Malaya in the capital Kuala Lumpur is ranked 167th in the 2013/14 QS World University Ratings and its computer science, education and engineering program preside in the world’s top 100. 

Easy to get a US, UK and Australian Degree there: Many foreign universities, especially Australian and British, have branch campuses in Malaysia. For example, Monash University (Australia) and the University of Nottingham (UK), both of which are in the top 100 universities in the world, have branch campuses in Malaysia.

Study at Lower Cost: While an undergraduate course at the UK Campus of the University of Nottingham would cost £13,470, the same course at the Malaysia campus would cost just under half as much (39,990MYR/ approximately £7,000). The course is the same module content, has the same evaluation criteria and the same marking scheme which results in receiving the same degree with the same status, but at a significantly lower cost.

Programs 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.

It is Majorly Multicultural: Malaysia is a multi-ethnic melting pot. Just half the population is Malay while almost a quarter is Chinese and over seven per cent is Indian. So far overall information Malay 52%, Chinese 27%, Indian 9% and miscellaneous group of  13.5%. Official religion is Islam. Whilst Malay is the official language of Malaysia, English is a recognized language and widely spoken.

Best Transport System: Malaysia is well connected to Europe, Australia and the whole of Asia. Thus, it makes a good base to discover neighboring countries such as Singapore and Thailand. Kuala Lumpur is the main airport but there is an extensive network of domestic and international flights, including direct routes between Europe and Malaysian Borneo. Buses and trains to neighboring countries such as Singapore and Thailand are also available.

Straightforward immigration procedures: International students benefit from the easy and trouble-free immigration procedures as compared to many other countries which have tighter student immigration procedures.

The Documents are required for Students/ Applicants:

  1. Passport
  2. Offer Letter/ COE
  3. Photographs (Blue & White)
  4. Birth Certificate
  5. National ID photocopy
  6. Medical Papers

Academic Documents:

  1. All Educational Certificates, Transcripts, Testimonials
  2. IELTS/ TOEFEL/ Other Score (if required)
  3. Any other academic certificates (Special)
  4. Reference letter
  5. Police clearance certificate
  6. Job experience letter
  7. Curriculum Vitae
  8. Equivalent certificate

Sponsor/ Guarantor (required documents):

  1. Business Documents: Trade license and Memorandum of Articles
  2. NID of guarantor
  3. Tax Identification Number
  4. All personal bank statements
  5. All the business bank statements with solvency certificates
  6. Fixed Deposit (FDR statement & certificate)
  7. Proof of the relation with Guarantor/ Sponsor
  8. Business Audit Report
  9. Job Letter
  10. Salary statements of Guarantor

Application and processing Fee:

  1. Application fee: N/A b. Processing fee: FREE

Application Procedures for Diploma & Bachelor Programs in Malaysian Uni –

Step: 01(get information)

Updated information about study in Malaysia which are required for international students those who are going to study in Malaysia have been placed on that websites.

Step: 02 (Consultation to select program and university in Malaysia)

Step: 03 (Complete your Documents)

Al this point you should prepare documents required for admission then send us your documents.

Step: 04 (Evaluation of your documents)

After they received the documents they will evaluation them within 24 hours if there in anything wrong or incomplete they will inform by mail.

Step: 05 (To make your profile and sending your documents)

If your document are complete your profile will be automatically made and give you your profile number which indicates what you have applied for, so from that moment till the end. You   have to mention your profile number if you want to know about natural process and so on. “Don’t forget it’s impossible to verify emails without the profile number.”

Step: 06 (Banking Affairs)

We proceed with the payment of your application fee, after payment we will send you the official receipt in your application.

Step: 07 (to register your profile in International Office)

Your file will be sent to international office. This department has the responsibility of international student’s affairs either before or after their studies in Malaysia. So your (Profile will be sent to your selected faculty after an overall evaluation by Information office.

Step: 08 (The main evaluation process in faculty)

Right after is received from IPS. An investigation committee will be set up to evaluate all your documents included transcription, academic certification, working experience, English Language qualification and etc.

Step: 09 (Apply for Visa Approval Letter)

Intake Procedure

The main intakes offered by all Universities is August/September and Jan/Feb. Few universities offer May/June intakes also.

English Language Requirements

Usually IELTS/TOEFL is not required; however, few universities require English Language Proficiency.

Funds to be shown:

Financial Sponsorship is not required for Malaysian Student Visa Application.

Universities we represent

  • City University
  • SEGi University
  • Nilai University
  • Mahsa University
  • Tunku Abdul Rahman University (TARC)
  • Infrastructure University
  • Limkokwing University
  • Asia Pacific University
  • FTMS College
  • University of Malaya
  • INTI University
  • Open University Malaysia
  • Penang Medical College
  • University of Selangor
  • Multimedia University
  • Curtin University of Malaysia

Accommodation System

[Living Expenses: Estimated at RM350 – RM600 per month].

On Campus: In Malaysia on campus housing can be in form of residence hall or student hostel, each with a different set of facilities and rental rates.

Residence Hall: Basically residence halls are located a few minutes’ walk from campus, but are seldom much further than that.

Hostels: Student hostel are the most commonly offered types of student housing in Malaysia with varied communal facilities and living areas.

Off-campus: Most student housing are located within a short distance of the institutions, and may be share houses, apartments or studio flats, typically with 3- 4 bedrooms, a living area, and communal facilities.

Condominium: Off campus shared apartments provide students with a single room, in a living space with one or more other roommates.