Top unviersities to study in Malaysia
Malaysia is a fantastic mix of old and new, boasting world-class universities AND cheap living costs! What’s not to like? Thinking of studying in Malaysia? Consider some of the universities below! Feel free to contact these universities directly with any queries that you might have. You can also download a free prospectus to learn more about the unis.
APU is rated number one in both Asia and Malaysia for a multicultural learning experience by Student Barometer Wave 2015. With 11,000 from more than 110 countries, you will be in a truly international community. APU offers internationally accredited programmes with its UK institution partner- Staffordshire University (APU has partnered with this UK university for 20 years), and its own programmes. Famous for their strong technology programmes, you can take a bridging course before proceeding to the undergraduate programme if you don’t possess the necessary qualification. A fusion of technology, innovation and creativity works to effectively prepare its students for global careers. Chengmun, a software engineering graduate is very happy with his experience at APU, with a diverse student life (so many cultural activities to participate in), high quality education (tough assignments that challenge you) and an emphasis on building a student’s presentation skills have helped him stand out from the crowd. Read what other APU graduates have to say here.
UKM is one of the oldest universities in Malaysia, established in 1970, it started out with just three faculties and gradually expanded to 13 faculties and research institutes. The university offers a variety of academic programmes from social science, information technology, engineering and even law and Islamic studies. Aside from undergraduate programmes, students can opt to further their studies and take up a post graduate programme with the institution. UKM welcomes students from all over the world each year. Benaee, a student from Iraq said that when she wanted pursue a Master’s in Nutrition, the first that came to mind was UKM. Read what its students have to say about UKM here.
Founded over 30 years ago, INTI International University and Colleges has campuses spanning across Central, North and East Malaysia. The institution offers a wide range of programmes at all levels, from diplomas, foundational studies, undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. INTI is part of the world’s largest private university operator network- Laureate International Universities, all of INTI’s students are given the opportunity to spend a semester abroad at any of the affiliated universities. INTI employs the latest teaching methodologies and technologies and places a strong emphasis on experiential learning to equip its students for the working world. Furthermore, courses and subjects are constantly reviewed and updated to meet evolving global market needs. INTI partners with several leading universities from Australia, America and the UK. You can choose to study business, Computer Science and IT, life sciences, engineering, hospitality and even law. Boo, a physiopherapy student at INTI said that the friendly people, helpful staff and experienced lecturers enriched his student experience. Read what other INTI students have to say here.
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