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Sunway College Johor Bahru

Malaysia Malaysia

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With a student population of 2,000 and a growing international community, Sunway College Johor Bahru (SyCJB) provides a personal learning experience. Whether students are looking for a pre-university qualification to help them gain admission into university, a diploma to start them on their dream job, or even a bachelor’s degree to take their studies to the next level, SyCJB can offer it all. 

Located within driving distance from the world-famous city of Kuala Lumpur, the SyCJB campus is based in the southernmost city of Peninsular Malaysia, Johor Bahru. Away from the bustle of city traffic, but conveniently located within walking distance of a water theme park, golf resort and authentic local shops and restaurants, SyCJB offers students a safe platform from which to explore Malaysia and the nearby Singapore.

Tutors and lecturers at SyCJB have substantial industry and commercial experience, assuring that students will learn from a qualified and experienced academic team.

Offering a range of modern, on-campus accommodation, SyCJB provides a vibrant student lifestyle. With a variety of sporting facilities including basketball, volleyball and futsal courts, students will always have something to do.

SyCJB offers a number of extra-curricular activities, soft skills workshops and study trips, to give students a real taste of the working world via hands-on, vocational learning.

The College is part of the Sunway Education Group which has industry partners in neighbouring countries and locally, meaning that graduates will receive internship and job placement assistance whether they want to stay on in Malaysia or pursue a career elsewhere.

Workshops are held throughout the academic year to help students with job applications, interview skills and improving general awareness of different job markets, placing SyCJB graduates a step ahead of their competitors in the world of work.

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Fees are for indicative purposes


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Source: Education Malaysia Global Services
Fees are for indicative purposes


What's new

What's new

Sunway College Johor Bahru was awarded the highest level of achievement by the Higher Education Ministry at the 2017 Malaysian Quality Evaluation System (MyQuest) for Private Colleges.

The College received a six-star rating (outstanding) for its accomplishment in three evaluation categories, college based, cluster based and International student services. Only 15 out of 276 colleges nationwide, qualified to receive the six-star ratings.

Accolades include…

  • 32 Outstanding Cambridge Learner Awards (Cambridge A-Levels)
  • 7 Certificate of WACE Academic Awards (Australian Matriculation)
  • 23 Monash Excellence Awards (Monash University Foundation Year)
  • Only ACCA Approved Platinum learning partner in Johor

Sunway College Johor Bahru’s principal, Hor Poh Choo said the College was honoured with the recognition, especially when only 15 colleges out of 276 nationwide qualified to receive the six-star ratings.

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Study options

Study options

Sunway College Johor Bahru focuses on equipping students with critical thinking and independent learning skills, in preparation for their admission into premier universities throughout the world. Attention to detail and close guidance is a daily process, ensuring a culture of wholesome student development.

Some of the programmes on offer are…

Pre-University Programmes

  • Australian Matriculation (AUSMAT)
  • Cambridge A-levels
  • Monash University Foundation Year (MUFY)

Professional Accounting

  • ACCA Qualification
  • Certified Accounting Technician (CAT)

Diploma Programmes

  • Diploma in Business Administration
  • Diploma in Hotel Management
  • Diploma in Information Technology

Degree Programmes

  • Bachelor of Business – Accounting Major
  • Bachelor of Business – Marketing Major
  • Bachelor of Business – Management and Innovation Major

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The on-campus 4-storey hostel, Sunway College Residence (SCR) provides a ‘home away from home’ living environment where residents get to meet new friends, gain exposure to new culture and experience independent living.

SCR provides amenities such as a study room, multi-purpose and recreational rooms, pantry, wireless internet connectivity, launderette, vending machines and a dedicated Residence Operations Office. It is a 5-minute walk to the academic block and all other facilities at Sunway College Johor Bahru.

In addition to the installation of an electronic access card system on every level of the hostel block, the campus is manned 24 hours by security personnel and the Sunway auxiliary police.

Each unit is self—contained with bathrooms, water heaters, a pantry with refrigerator, a dining and living room. Also included in each bedroom are single beds, individual study tables and personal wardrobes to ensure each resident enjoys personal space and privacy despite being with friends.

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Entry requirements

Applicants to Sunway College Johor Bahru need to meet the entry requirements specific to the programme that they are planning to pursue.

Pre-university Programmes

Students must pass SPM/O-levels or equivalent with minimum five credits, including English and Mathematics with preferably a strong credit in relevant subjects.

Professional Accounting Programmes

Pass SPM/O-levels or equivalent with minimum five credits, including English and Mathematics.

Diploma Programmes

Pass SPM/O-levels or equivalent with minimum three credits.

Degree Programme

A-levels or any pre-university qualification approved by the university.



Library & Learning Commons

The Learning Commons is a dynamic learning environment where students can enjoy regular library services as well as the use of resources and technology for group discussion and project work.

It provides computer stations, project rooms, a magazine lounge, audio-visual (AV) facilities, and lots more:

  • The AV corner, which is equipped with the necessary audio-visual equipment to facilitate group viewing of library materials which consists of feature films, teaching and learning resources.
  • Over 20 computer stations are provided in the Library & Learning Commons.
  • Wireless connectivity is available throughout the Library and Learning Commons.

The Hospitality Training and Education Centre (HOSTEC):

This is a dedicated facility that is fully equipped with a preparatory kitchen, training restaurant, reception lobby and mock guestrooms to complement the learning process.

Scholarships & funding

Scholarships & funding

Tan Sri Jeffrey Cheah Entrance Scholarship

Sunway College Johor Bahru offers the Tan Sri Jeffrey Cheah Entrance Scholarship for qualified international students. This scholarship is awarded to enrolling freshmen.

  • Pre-university programmes - RM1000 onwards
  • Diploma programmes - RM3000 onwards
  • Degree programmes – RM6000 onwards


International students who pursue their studies for Pre-University, Diploma and Degree programmes at Sunway College Johor Bahru receive a 15% tuition fee waiver for their first programme of study.

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What do students say...

Sunway College's excellent prospects offered pulled me to study here!

Shahandyka Ozal, Singapore

Sunway College JB had already built its brand name and my brother and sister had also studied there prior to my joining. One particular reason that pulled me to College was the MUFY programme (Monash was my first choice of university), and seeing the excellent track record of its students and the prospects offered, I

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Great campus life for students

Liang, Taiwan

I relocated to Johor because my parents had decided to move the business here. Naturally, Sunway College Johor Bahru was the choice for my A-Level studies as it was an established institution with a good track record. My learning experience has so far, been a positive one – the lecturers are knowledgeable and experie

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