Malaysia is a federal constitutional monarchy located in Southeast Asia. It consists of thirteen states and three federal territories.
Malaysia is one of the choice countries for the ever increasingly study abroad enthusiasts. To study in Malaysia, comes with huge benefits. Ranging from living in a multicultural environment, affordable tuition fee especially, if you’re expected to make some comparism with some other study abroad countries in the ‘A’ list cadre.
To study and obtain a degree from any of the malaysian tertiary institution, gives graduates the opportunity to work with the certificate anywhere in the world.
Interestingly, international students can also get an accredited degree from many choices of world-renowned universities from UK, USA, Australia, Canada and New Zealand through their twinning programs or branch campuses in Malaysia.
Also, if you choose to study in Malaysia, international students have the luxury to work while study. Malaysia’s law allows holders of student pass or permit to work while studying. Students are allowed to work part-time for a maximum of 20 hours per week.
Basically, courses are conducted in English. English is the primary medium of Instruction for all courses and study programs conducted at the private higher educational institutions. For those less profic
ient in the language, there are numerous schools and institutions offering basic English courses.
Top 10 2018 Malaysian University Ranking
1. Universiti Teknologi MARA
2. Universiti Putra Malaysia
3. Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
4. Universiti Malaya
5. Universiti Teknologi Malaysia
6. Universiti Sains Malaysia
7. Universiti Utara Malaysia
8. Universiti Islam Antarabangsa Malaysia
9. Universiti Malaysia Sarawak
10. Universiti Malaysia Sabah
Tuition and Fee
Your course fees will consist of your tuition fees plus other related study expenses.
Expected Tuition Fee in Malaysian Tertiary Institutions:
Tuition fees (for international
students) Bachelor Degree – RM68,000 per course for a
duration of 3 years
Basic living expenses – RM54,000 for 3 years
These figures are for Engineering department.
Estimated Course Fees for Master of Business Administration (MBA) Awarded by Malaysian Universities
Private universities- Master of Business Administration- RM25,000-36,000 per course (US$6,250-9,000) For 1-1.5years.
Public universities- Master of Business Administration- RM21,000-26,000 per course (US$5,250-6,500) For1- 1.5years.
An estimate of about RM300 (US$75) to RM600 (US$150) should be budgeted for your accommodation per month. The rental will vary depending on the geographical area, the type of accommodation (on-campus living in a hall of residence; or off- campus living in an apartment, condominium, single-storey house, double-storey house, etc.), the facilities provided in the house.
Books, Reading Materials and Stationery
The estimated cost of books and stationery should be around RM50-100 (US$12.50-25) per month, but it may depend on the course and the number and nature of projects in your course.