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Sunway College Johor Bahru

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Overview

Sunway College Johor Bahru (SyCJB) provides a personal learning experience to its population of 2,000 students and boasts a growing international community. Whether students are looking for a pre-university qualification to help them gain admission to university, a diploma to start them on their way to 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. 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 nearby Singapore.

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, as well as soft skills workshops and study trips, to give students a real taste of the working world via hands-on, vocational learning.

Tutors and lecturers at SyCJB have substantial industry and commercial experience, ensuring that students will learn from a qualified and experienced academic team. 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 counterparts in the world of work.

Costs per year

Living costs

RM14,400

Campus accommodation

RM7,200

Study options

Study options

Sunway College Johor Bahru emphasises the preparation of students for entry into leading premier universities worldwide by training them to acquire research and critical thinking skills. Everyday education in the college involves close guidance and attention to detail which ensures the well-rounded development for students.

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
  • Major areas of study:
    • Accounting
    • Marketing
    • Management and Innovation
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Entry requirements

Applicants to Sunway College Johor Bahru need to meet the entry requirements specific to the programmes that they are planning to pursue. There are general requirements and standards set by the institution. Students may have to provide further programme-specific documents or records if needs be.   

Pre-University programmes

Students applying to Pre-University (Pre-U) programmes are required to clear SPM/O-levels or pass an equivalent level with at least five (5) credits – in subjects including mathematics and English. Strong credits in relevant subjects are preferred.

Professional Accounting programmes

Pass SPM/O-levels or equivalent with minimum five (5) credits, including English and mathematics.

Diploma programmes

Pass SPM/O-levels or equivalent with minimum three (3) credits.

Degree programme

Any Pre-University or Diploma qualification approved by the university.

Scholarships & funding

Scholarships & funding

Sunway College Johor Bahru offers students scholarships worth over RM 402 million to-date.

Tan Sri Jeffrey Cheah Entrance Scholarship

Sunway College Johor Bahru provides the Tan Sri Jeffrey Cheah Entrance Scholarship to all international first year students with an excellent academic record prior to their admission to the college.

  • Diploma programmes – Starting from RM 3000 (for students who have scored 3 A/A*) up to RM 12000 (for students who have scored 9 A/A*)
  • Pre-university programmes – Starting from RM 3000 (for students who have scored 5 A/A*) up to full tuition fee waiver (for students who have scored 9 A/A*) in O-Levels or IGCSE
  • Degree programmes – Starting from RM 6000 (for students who have scored BB or equivalent) up to RM 15000 (for students who have scored AA or equivalent)
Facilities

Facilities

Library & Learning Commons

Students have access to excellent resources and technology at the Learning Commons. The facility provides library services and the ability to utilise spaces for collaborative work.

Students will find computers, audio-visual facilities, meeting rooms and even a reading lounge. Other features include:

  • Students can make use of library resources such as feature films, teaching and learning materials, as well as incorporate group viewing, in the AV corner which has all the required audio-visual equipment.
  • Over 20 computer stations are provided in the Library & Learning Commons.
  • Students have access to WiFi across the Library and Learning Commons facility.

The Hospitality Training and Education Centre (HOSTEC):

Students in the hotel operations field benefit from Sunway College Johor Bahru’s Hospitality Training and Education Centre (HOSTEC). This centre is equipped with a training restaurant, reception lobby, preparatory kitchen, a fully-stocked bar and mock guestrooms. HOSTEC is dedicated to provide a simulated realistic industry environment which enables students to acquire practical experience and hone relevant industry skills.

Student support

Student support

The Student Services unit of Sunway College Johor Bahru focuses on helping students develop their creative and social side. All efforts are made to prepare students for the challenges of the global employment market. Students are given counselling on career and personal issues.

The Student Services unit offers assistance and information to students on events and activities that are conducted both on and off-campus. Students are encouraged to be active in the student clubs and engaged with student societies in order to learn more and make the best of their student experience and campus lifestyle.

Sunway College Johor Bahru remains one of the very few private colleges to have a dedicated student services team to organise on-campus activities and extra-curricular events in Johor Bahru. Students benefit from these experiences that ensure overall development beyond classroom education and acquire soft skills much sought-after by employers.

Value-added workshops and tutorial sessions are conducted during orientation week and throughout the semester to provide students with additional support towards their learning experience. Topics covered include IT literacy, use of e-resources, academic writing, referencing skills, time management and presentation skills, among others.

Accommodation

Accommodation

Sunway College Residence (SCR) is a 4-storey hostel located on-campus which provides students a safe, vibrant and multicultural environment that facilitates global exposure and network building. Students will experience self-sufficient style of living in SCR and are supported by the Residence Operations Office.

Students at SCR are well catered for in terms of facilities that include study rooms, WiFi, recreation rooms, and a laundrette. Student units are equipped with heaters, bathrooms, a refrigerator, a dining room and a living room. Each student room has a bed, table and a personal wardrobe which allows for students to enjoy a sense of privacy within the wider community. The residence is conveniently located and is only a five-minute walk from the academic block.

Security is a priority at SCR with an electronic access card system in operation within the residence precinct. Students can rest easy knowing that the campus is manned 24 hours a day by security personnel and the Sunway auxiliary police.

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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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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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