Why Study in Malaysia
Malaysia is located in the heart of tropical Southeast Asia. It is culturally and geographically diverse country, separated by South China Sea. Malaysia is an increasingly popular place to get tertiary education with more than 45,000 international students all over the world. It is also known as the Asia’s food paradise. Its national language is Bahasa but English & Tamil is widely used. Here are some reasons that why study in Malaysia.
Malaysia’s higher education system is of international standards, closely monitored by the Ministry of Higher Education, which has the vision to turn Malaysia into a Center of Excellence for Higher Education. The Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA) under the Ministry of Higher Education is a quality assurance body responsible for monitoring and overseeing the quality assurance practices and accreditation of national higher education.
Courses offered are up-to-date and market relevant. With career-focused education, graduates from Malaysia have no problems seeking employment back in their home country. Besides, there are accredited degrees from various choices of world-renowned universities from USA, UK, Australia and Canada through their twining programs or branch campuses in Malaysia.
Study in English Language:
International students should not have any problems studying in Malaysia as English is the primary medium of Instruction for all courses and study programs conducted at the private higher educational institutions. For those less proficient in the language, there are numerous schools and institutions offering Basic English courses.
Malaysia being multi-cultural has a large variety of food, cooked in a lot of different styles that have been influenced by the various cultures that exist in the country including popular food from neighboring countries like India, Indonesia, Thailand and Vietnam. Also there are many western food available in Malaysia too.
International students studying in Malaysia will get to experience of living in a plural and multicultural society. The diverse ethnics of Malaysia will enrich students’ understanding of different cultures, ethnic groups and traditions throughout the world.
Great Place for Travel:
Malaysia is a friendly, beautiful and culturally rich country – One that’s extremely good value for money to travel in. It’s modern enough to be comfortable yet full of natural beauty. Malaysia has an impressive variety of microcosms ranging from the space-age high-rise buildings of Kuala Lumpur to the world’s largest single cave chamber in Sarawak’s extraordinary Gunung Mulu National Park and Sabah’s Sipadan Island which is known as one of the top destinations for diving in the world.
Low Crime Rate:
Malaysia is relatively stable politically. It is a geographically safe country free from natural disasters, with its modern infrastructure and efficient transportation system, Malaysia makes a safe and comfortable place to live and study.
A chance to get a Foreign Degree from Countries like USA, UK, Australia etc:
In Malaysia, international and local students are able to get foreign degree qualifications from universities in Australia, US, UK, France, Canada, etc. through twinning and 3+0 degrees, as well as foreign university campuses that are already setup in Malaysia.