Study in Malaysia

There's something for everyone

Kuala Lumpur (KL) has long been the choice of study destination for students from Indonesia, China, India, Pakistan, Central Asia, Europe, Middle East, Maldives, Africa, and countries in the Southeast Asia region. In addition to the beautiful country of Malaysia, its diverse population and stable conditions, the vast course variety we offer - from IT and technology to engineering, business, accounting and media - gives lifelong learning opportunities for all our students.

High academic standards and international recognition

Education is an investment, so you want to make sure you get a good qualification and a high standard of learning. Over the years, we have adapted to modern teaching methods and facilities without discarding values of traditional learning approaches. You can be assured that you will receive education qualifications that are of international standards and recognition. These qualifications are transferable and recognised by other universities including the UK and Australia. Of course, our ultimate aim is that your qualifications and studies are transferable and valued in the workforce.

You will be improving your English

Malaysia offers enormous opportunity to learn and master new languages. Our multicultural diversity and population consists of speakers of English, Bahasa Melayu, Mandarin, Chinese dialects, Tamil, and a host of others. You'll meet and study with students from across the region, giving you the opportunity to speak and practice new languages. The majority of the students speak English, and our classes are all conducted in English. You can also take additional English classes before you begin your degree study.

An affordable option

The total cost of studying and living in Malaysia is generally lower than most countries which offer internationally recognised and quality assured study programmes.

A centre for technology and multimedia

The Malaysian Government's Multimedia Super Corridor (MSC) was launched in 1996 to propel the country into Information Age through a series of initiatives or flagship applications which include Electronic Government, Smart Schools, Telemedicine, Research & Development Clusters, Multipurpose Card, Borderless Marketing and Worldwide Manufacturing Web.

Malaysia also proves to be a record in architectural history from the old to the new. Come and see one of the tallest concrete towers in the world! Standing at 421 metres, the Kuala Lumpur Tower was built by a local firm to act as a telecommunications and broadcasting tower. Aside from the intricate architecture, you can also take a ride in one of the four express elevators to the top and admire the view from the Observation Deck.

Standing above Kuala Lumpur's skyline, the 452-metre Petronas Twin Towers is a national monument and the country's icon of pride. The 88-storey building of attractive glass and steel façade is an integrated development with commercial, retail, hotel, convention, entertainment facilities and residential properties.

Easily accessible

Malaysia is easily reached by flights from all over the world. It is also accessible by sea and land from neighbourhood countries like Indonesia, Singapore, and Thailand. KL International Airport, KLIA, is a homely airport environment with high technologies attractions. It is a busy airport hosting and handling flights that depart and land from all over the world.

If you are a car racing enthusiast, you'll be delighted to know that a Formula One Race Track is located near the airport where Formula One Race is held in March every year. The track also caters for motorcycle and rally racing activities throughout the year.

Experience the cultural diversity

You will discover a delightful fusion of Asia's oldest civilizations - Malay, Chinese, Indian, with exuberant celebration of festivals, customs, and traditions and an array of multicultural cuisines.

Eating out in Malaysia is an adventure for food lovers. There is a great variety - from spicy Malay food, an endless variety of Chinese food, exotic cuisine from India, western cuisine, to Nyonya and Portuguese food. Indulge in popular Malaysian dishes such as satay, nasi lemak, rendang, roti canai, murtabak, laksa, and chicken rice. International fast food chains are also widely available in towns.

Malaysians celebrate a range of holidays and festivals - Deepavali or the Festival of Lights, Hari Raya, Chinese New Year, Christmas, National Day or Merdeka Day, Lantern and Moon Cake Festival, just to name a few.

Moderate climate and weather

Malaysia has a tropical, humid climate with temperatures averaging 29°C throughout the year, and cooler in the highland areas. Geographically, it is bathed in warm tropical sun, with 3,000 kilometres of coastline, a string of cool hill resorts, the world's oldest rainforest, and Southeast Asia's highest mountain. The bright and tropical climate ensures that most sports and activities can be enjoyed throughout the year.

Sports activities and adventure

Many sports are played in Malaysia. Amongst the popular ones are soccer, badminton, hockey, tennis and squash. Other favourites are biking, cricket, bowling, golf, rugby, table-tennis, softball and grand prix racing.

If you love natural adventure, you will have much fun! With the long coastline and offshore islands, you can do water-skiing, wind-surfing, snorkelling and diving in islands and marine parks, also canoeing, white-water rafting, river safari and cruises alongside the large river system.

That is not all. Cave exploring, mountain climbing, off road driving, mountain biking, jungle trekking, trail riding, scuba diving, fishing, bird watching, and paragliding are also among popular activities in Malaysia.

Places for worship

Kuala Lumpur is a place of all seasons. Whilst the city is developing at a fast pace, its spiritual roots are very much alive. Here people are busy in their hectic lives, yet they never fail to pay homage at their religious spots. 
Since Kuala Lumpur is inhabited by people adhering to different religions, here one can find numerous places of worship. The existence of Hindu temples, Chinese Temples, Muslim Mosques and Churches enlightens this diversity of religious places in Kuala Lumpur.

Muslim Mosques:
  • Sri Petaling Mosque near Bukit Jalil, Kuala Lumpur
  • Masjid Negara in Kuala Lumpur
  • Masjid India and Masjid Jamek in Kuala Lumpur

Christian Churches:
  • St John Cathedral at Jalan Gereja, Kuala Lumpur
  • St Anthony Church at Jalan Robertson, Kuala Lumpur
  • Church of Our Lady of Fatimah, Jalan Sultan Abdul Samad, Brickfields, Kuala Lumpur
  • St Mary's Cathedral at Jalan Raja, Kuala Lumpur.
  • Canaan Baptist church, Jalan Radin Tengah, Seri Petaling, Kuala Lumpur
  • Calvary Church at Jalan Damansara Endah, Damansara Heights, Kuala Lumpur

Chinese Temples:
  • Thean Hou Temple at Robinson Heights facing Jalan Syed Putra (Federal Highway) in Kuala Lumpur
  • Buddhist Maha Vihara, Jalan Berhala, Brickfields, Kuala Lumpur
  • Wat Meh Liew Buddhust Temple, Jalan Tun Razak, Kuala Lumpur
  • Thean Hour Temple, Persiaran Endah, Off Jalan Syed Putra, Kuala Lumpur

Hindu Temples:
  • Sri Mahamariamman Temple near Jalan Bandar, Kuala Lumpur (Next to China Town)
  • Sri Srinivasa Perumal Temple in Puchong, Kuala Lumpur
  • Raja Rajeswary, Ampang, Kuala Lumpur
  • Batu Caves Temple

Sikh Temples (Gurdwara):
  • Gurdwara in Titiwangsa, Kuala Lumpur
  • Sikh Temple in Kampung Baru, Kuala Lumpur

Places for shopping

Name What can you find there
Where it is How to get there
Carrefour @ Endah Parade Housekeeping stuff and food – at a reasonable price. There is also a bowling alley and other entertainment here. Sri Petaling (nearest to campus) -Taxi
-Shuttle Bus
MidValley Mega Mall / The Gardens Mid Valley   Cinema, bowling alley, food outlets and boutiques. MidValley City -Taxi
-Train: Bukit Jalil (Star LRT) → Tasik Selatan (interchange) → MidValley (KTM Komuter)
Sunway Pyramid   Boutiques, food outlets, ice-skating ring and other entertainment. Bandar Sunway -Taxi
Low Yat Plaza   Laptops, all computer and electronic accessories for a reasonable price. Bukit Bintang -Taxi
-Train: Bukit Jalil (Star LRT) → Hang Tuah (interchange) →Imbi (Monorail KL)
Suria KLCC   Cinema, bowling alley, food outlets and boutiques. KLCC (Petronas Twin Towers) -Taxi
-Train: Bukit Jalil (Star LRT) → Masjid Jamek (interchange) → KLCC (Putra LRT)
Pavilion Cinema, bowling alleys, food outlets and boutiques. Bukit Bintang -Taxi
-Train: Bukit Jalil (Star LRT) → Hang Tuah (interchange) → Bukit Bintang (Monorail KL)
Berjaya Times Square Cinema, bowling alley, food outlets and boutiques Asia’s biggest indoor theme park. Bukit Bintang -Taxi
-Train: Bukit Jalil (Star LRT) → Hang Tuah (interchange) → Imbi (Monorail KL)
Pavilion Cinema, bowling alley, food outlets and boutiques, the Mines Wonderland such Ice House, Mines Cruise along the lake and ice skating. Mines Resort -Taxi


Places for sightseeing
Name Description Where it is How to get there
Petronas Twin Towers, KLCC The 88-storey Petronas Twin Towers, otherwise known as KLCC is the world's tallest twin structure. Kuala Lumpur City Centre -Taxi
-Train: Bukit Jalil (Star LRT) → Masjid Jamek (transit) → KLCC (Putra LRT)
Bintang Walk   For both shopaholics and coffee-sipping night owls, Bukit Bintang is one of the hippest streets in the city. It's a perfect place for people-watching over a latte between bouts of bargain-hunting. Bukit Bintang -Taxi
-Train: Bukit Jalil (Star LRT) → Hang Tuah (transit) → Bukit Bintang (Monorail KL)
KL Tower   Soaring to 421m, and considered a main feature of the city skyline, the KL Tower is the world's fourth tallest communications tower. Bukit Nanas Forest Reserve -Taxi
-Train: Bukit Jalil (Star LRT) → Masjid Jamek (transit) → Dang Wangi (Putra LRT)
Muzium Negara   Malaysia's national museum. It provides a fascinating insight into the culture and history of Malaysia. Jalan Damansara -Taxi
-Train: Bukit Jalil (Star LRT) → Hang Tuah (transit) → KL Sentral  (Monorail KL)