International students that have studied in Malaysia have found it to be a great experience. There are a lot of opportunities and advantages when studying in Malaysia. This medium will discuss about this and other factors.
ADVANTAGES OF STUDYING IN MALAYSIA
The major reason why most international students choose to study in Malaysia is because education is not expensive. Compared to other Countries the cost of education in Malaysia is quite cheap. For example a student who plans to obtain a UK engineering degree in Malaysia by a 3 years franchised programme will pay a tuition fee of 6,000 dollars. If the same student or any other student for that matter decides to enroll for the same course in the host university in the UK a tuition fee of 45,000 dollars or 30,000 pounds will be paid. Other advantages of studying in Malaysia include
The cost of education is very competitive
The quality of education is high
A lot of study options are available to choose from
COST OF LIVING IN MALAYSIA
The cost of living in Malaysia is not high, the total amount that will be spent on feeding, transportation and accommodation will be about 375 dollars. The various costs are outlined below.
Transportation: Moving around should not cost much as an individual is not expected to spend more than 13 dollars.
Accommodation: Taking into consideration that rent fees will differ depending on the type of accommodation, the location, available facilities, an individual should budget between 94 to 140 dollars.
Feeding: Eating at home or sharing the cooking costs with friends will be cheaper than eating out. For 3 meals a day a cost of about 4.2 dollars will be needed.
Phone bills: Call rates are not that expensive, a budget of 17 dollars will be okay.
Clothing: Costs of dry cleaning, washing and ironing could cost about 19 dollars per month.
Health care: Medical bills could cost about 16 dollars per month.
Stationery and books: A budget of 24 dollars should be okay.