Best Universities in Malaysia for International students
Malaysia is known for its stunning natural beauty and diverse population, and also for its cosmopolitan capital and wild-life rich rainforest. With such rich and diverse culture and welcoming nature, it’s no wonder that hundreds of international student choose to study in Malaysia, It’s not the only reason that attracts students but its quality education and advancement in higher education system makes Malaysia one of the most popular destinations for higher education.
Universities in Malaysia have been getting a lot of attention lately in World university ranking lists. Many universities and colleges are highly ranked and are globally recognized. In addition, some of the top universities of world have their campuses in Malaysia that are providing same Quality of education. They keep on attracting student because of their global reputation and goodwill. Some of the top universities in Malaysia are:
University of Malays:
The University of Malaya is located in Kuala lumper, it is public research university founded in 1905. It is one of the leading medical school in Malaysia. It also offer undergraduate and graduate degree in different discipline like economics, law, engineering, accountancy, linguistic and education.
University of Malaya has around 14580 undergraduate and 13700 postgraduate students in different programs.
In latest QS Asia University ranking Universti Malaya was ranked 24th in top 50 universities. It is famous among international students for its postgraduate program more than 20% student studying in university are from outside Malaysia. There are two intakes for international students, June for semester 1 and November for semester 2.
Westminster international college:
Westminster international college is the division of London school of Commerce group of colleges. As it part of LSC group Westminster international college follows the same British education system that every British institute and college practice in UK. The WIC is located in the educational hub of Malaysia Subang Jaya, Selangor. This university is recognized by the MOHE ministry of Higher Education Malaysia and MQA Malaysian Qualification Agency also considered as one of the best universities in region.
If you are planning to get globally recognized degree then this university is the best option for you with affordable tuition fee. The college offers business courses for international students like:
- Bachelors in Business Administration (Total fee: £ 7,300)
- Bachelors of Arts and Business Studies HONS (Total Fee: £ 2950+RM21,750)
- Master in Business Administration (Total fee: RM23,450)
WIC also offer Pre-sessional English and Foundation in Business programs for beginners (International students).There are so many accommodation options available around the university for international students that are pocket friendly as well. According to the statistics, the living cost for WIC international student is around £323.98 per month.
Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR)
It is Malaysia Second Best University and situated across two campuses in Kuala Lumpur. UTAR was established in 2002. it has come a long way from 411 students to now around 2500 students, enrolled in 110 different academic programs in these two campuses of it. UTAR is made up nine faculties, three academic institutes three academic center and 32 research centers. It has 56 registered student societies at the present in University. Which also include societies for international student welfare.
UTAR offer different range of Postgraduate program up to PHD in different fields like Business, Management, Science and Engineering, Creative Arts Medicine, IT and Health Science. UTAR also provide different chances to it graduate students to practice their skills with renowned companies and collaborative partners. The university is also famous for its research in biotechnology, building construction, information security, multimedia education and agriculture science.
Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM):
It is known as the national university of Malaysia; the focus of UKM is now to emphasis on advancement in energy, biotechnology and earth sciences. UKM’s Tun Seri Lanang Library is one of the biggest university libraries in Malaysia, housing a collecting of over two million resources. According to the QS Asia University Rankings UKM ranked 43 in top universities of Asia.
It has three campuses across Malaysia: with main campus in Bangi and others in Cheras and kula lumpur. It has one of the biggest enrollment of both international and domestic students in different undergraduate and graduate programs.