STUDY IN MALAYSIA :
Malaysia is a federal constitutional monarchy in Southeast Asia consists of thirteen states and three federal territories. Land borders are shared with Thailand, Indonesia, and Brunei, and maritime borders exist with Singapore, Vietnam, and the Philippines. The capital city is Kuala Lumpur. Total population of Malaysia is 29.786,900 as on September, 2013.
The country is multi-ethnic and multi-cultural, which plays a large role in politics. The constitution declares Islam the state religion while protecting freedom of religion. The government system is closely modeled on the Westminster parliamentary system and the legal system is based on English Common Law. The head of state is the King, known as the Yang di-Pertuan Agong. He is an elected monarch chosen from the hereditary rulers of the nine Malay states every five years. CURRENCY OF MALAYSIA – MALAYSIAN RINGGIT (MYR).
WHY STUDY IN MALAYSIA :
- An international standard and high quality education, which is closely monitored by the Malaysian Education Ministries.
- Affordable fees & living expenses up to RM 45500.
- Foreign branch campuses operating in Malaysia. Twining programme offered in partnership with universities from UK , USA,NZ , Australia etc. Institutes like Nottingham University, Swinburne University of technology, Curtin University, AIMST University etc have their campuses in Malaysia.
- Hassle free visa procedures.
- 50,000 international student population from across 100 countries.
- International student are allowed to work part time 20 hours per week.
- Geographically safe environment, as Malaysia not hampered by natural disaster.
- Wide usage of English, which makes studying and living easy for students.
EDUCATION SYSTEM :
There are over 700 private higher educational institutions and Universities in Malaysia. Many American and British Universities have set up their campuses in Malaysia for Malaysian as well as international students who wish to study in Malaysia at a lower cost. All these universities and courses are approved by the Ministry of Higher Education, Malaysia. All courses approved by a country’s Ministry of Higher Education stand approved by any other country’s Ministry of Higher Education world-wide.
APPLICATION PROCEDURE :
There are 3 intakes throughout the year.
International student are allowed to work part time 20 hours per week during semester breaks, festive holidays or more than seven days of holiday at petrol stations, restaurants, mini markets, hotels except in the following positions: cashier, singer, masseur, musician, Guest Relations Officer or any activity deemed to be immoral. But one has to apply for permit for the same at the Immigration Department Headquarters Malaysia by the representative of the Educational Institution.
Once you complete your studies, you do not need to apply for the work permit by yourself. At this stage, your prospective employer will apply on your behalf. In Malaysia there are sectors with a demand for highly skilled labour offering plenty of job opportunities in Accounting and finance, Advanced manufacturing, Architecture, planning and construction, Biotechnology, ICT and e-commerce. Average graduate starting salary: $4,500 per month for a fresh starter in a competitive business.