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Why study in Malaysia?
Popular education countries in Asia
Malaysia is rated as the 11th most popular study destination in the world by UNESCO. Malaysia attracts more than 1000000 international students around the world. Study in Malaysia will brings international students a good quality education at an affordable cost. The country offers an extensive selection of courses from foundation to undergraduate and postgraduate courses of Medicine, Pharmacy, Law, Engineering, Accounting, Finance, Business, Commerce, Economics, Education, and Information Technology, Hospitality & Tourism, Media and Mass Communications, Public Relations, Nursing Sciences, Landscape Architecture, Urban Planning, Automotive, Culinary Arts, Fashion, Design, Digital Film and Television and Creative Multimedia.
You can get a US, UK and Australian degree there at much lower cost
Besides, there are a lot of foreign universities from Australia, US, UK and so on which have opened their campuses in Malaysia to offer their degree and qualification in the country at a much lower cost. When you study in Malaysia campus, you will study the same module content of course, the same evaluation criteria and the same marking scheme which results in receiving the same degree with the same status, but tuition fee is cheaper. Also, the cost of living in Malaysia in comparison to that of the UK is lower too which means your maintenance costs are less of a financial burden too. It’s a win-win situation.
It’s majorly multicultural
Malaysia is multicultural country. Just half the population is Malay while almost a quarter is Chinese and over seven per cent is Indian. Besides of Malay, English is a recognized language and widely spoken in Malaysia. This is a great foundation for international students to make them feel at home. Studying at university is not solely an academic experience and having the opportunity to appreciate the different facets, cultures and religions that make up the Malaysian identity is a learning curve in its own right.
Malaysia is one of the highest living standard countries in Asia with all the modern infrastructure and facilities. The living expense in this country is one of the lowest compared with other country such as Singapore, Australia, or US, UK, etc. This is achieved through the Government’s efficient management of the economy in order to ensure that inflation is kept low at all times and thereby, the prices of goods and services. This country has a well connected with up-to-date, modern road, rail, sea and air transportation systems. Public transportation such as buses, taxies, trains are comfortable, efficient and very affordable.
It needs skilled graduates
In a certain industries on the rise and a growing economy, the demand for skilled workers is increasing day by day. Industry makes up an important part of Malaysia’s GDP with oil, gas and palm oil making leaps and bounds in the export markets. Furthermore, there is a demand for students who graduates in accounting, biotechnology and computer science sectors. Therefore, there are a huge opportunities for international students who study in Malaysia can find a good job in this country.
Top Universities in Malaysia
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With EMC, we would be very happy to help you to identify which is the suitable course and school/ university for you. We will guide you how get acceptance from your preferred school and how to get a visa to study in Malaysia with free assessment fee. EMC is always available to assist you. To speed up the process and find out your options quickly, please fill out the EMC Course Assessment Form via the following link. Course Assessment Link
Upon full assessment of your suitability for the admission in school/university and the visa requirement, we will advise you with the total study cost as well as what you need initially. Generally, you will require having a semester fees, living expenses, student health insurance and traveling expense. Once you have full determined to study, work and live Singapore then you will register with EMC without any fees.
After you fill your school/university applications and provide all the required documents, we will take care of the rest of the process. School will issue an offer letter once you have satisfied their admission criteria. We will promptly advise you of the outcome. You can also visit EMC-CRM where you can see your current application status.
The process of applying for a student pass is simple. Visa applications will be submitted by the respective higher educational institution to the Director of Pass & Permit Division, Malaysia Immigration Department Headquarters in Kuala Lumpur (e-Student Pass System). Students do not need to apply directly to the Immigration Department under this procedure.
You will be informed regarding your application status by the Immigration Department in Malaysia within approximate 7 to 14 days after submitting.
Before this, students need to meet the following requirements.
Confirmation of Enrollment
- Be 18 years old or above for higher education students
- Must satisfy an English proficiency.
- Satisfactorily completed year 12 or its equivalent.
- Letter of offer issued and accepted
- Admission fee paid.
English Language Skills (IELTS or other acceptable testing system)
- You must satisfy English language proficiency
- Test taken must not be older than two years
- International English Language Testing System (IELTS)(Academic or General)
IELTS test score of:
- 5 or above for direct entry into a course
- 5 with an ELICOS course up to 20 weeks.
You must have enough money to pay for your tuition fees, travel and your living expenses for yourself and your dependent family for the duration of your stay in Malaysia. Fund should be genuinely available.
You must undergo a health check depending on your personal circumstances, including your country of citizenship, time spent in another country during the last five years. This applies to you and any dependent family members included in your application.
You must provide Police Clearance Certificate from your country of citizen and from other countries where you have lived for 12 months or more within the last 10 years.
Academic Records and History
These are your academics records such as Diploma, Transcripts of Records, and Certificates.
The educational institution is required student to sign and pay a Personal Bond prescribed under Regulation 18 of the Immigration Regulations 1963 so as to guarantee that the person (student) to whom such a pass is issued will comply with the provisions of the ordinance and any regulations made there-under.
THE REQUIRED DOCUMENTS
- An offer letter or letter of acceptance from the educational institution to the student
- Student Pass Application Form
- Two photocopies of the student’s passport / travel document (with a validity period of at least 12 months)
- Three passport-sized photographs of the student
- One photocopy of the student’s medical health examination report
- Evidence of student’s ability to finance their education cost in Malaysia
- The educational institution is required to sign a Personal Bond with payment
After visa is approved, you will be allowed to direct entry into Malaysia with the exception of students from The People’s Republic of China who is required to obtain a Single-Entry Visa before they come to Malaysia.