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About Malaysia

Malaysia consists of three federal territories and 13 states and there is a federal constitutional monarchy in Southeast Asia and it Share borders with Indonesia, Brunei, Thailand and the Philippines along with the maritime borders, Singapore and Vietnam.

A multicultural and multi-ethnic country, Malaysia has confirmed that the religion of the state is Islam in constitution, but it also protects the freedom of its citizens to follow the religion of its choice. Due to the previous influence of colonialism, the official mechanism is combined with the legal procedures as outlined by English common law of Westminster parliamentary that looks like. The king, or head of state, is known as Yang D-Pertuan Agong, which is selected from the list of hereditary rulers of 13 states of Malaysia. The prime minister of the Malays is considered “head of government”.

Facts about Malaysia

Kuala Lumpur, the capital of Malaysia, is currently the sixth most visited city in the world. Foreign policy focuses on principles of neutrality and the ability to maintain peaceful relations with all other countries of political or religious systems.

Tourism is Malaysia’s third largest source of revenue for foreign exchange. One of Asia’s most developed telecommunications network and infrastructures is found in Malaysia.

Being born in Malaysia does not automatically provide citizenship to anyone. However, any child born to two Malaysian parents outside the country has been given automatic citizenship. Malaysia does not allow dual citizenship. The main ethnic groups in Malaysia are Malayan and Bumiputra. The Malaysian Constitution is traditional culture and customs practice which defines Malay as the Muslim.

Hari or the National Day of Malaysia is the most celebrated holiday in observed on August 31 in reminiscent of Malaysian independence from British colonial rule in 1957.

Climate of Malaysia

 Malaysia experiences tropical weather that is not as hot as it is moist due to being surrounded by the South China Sea. Average temperature is between 70 and 80 degrees Fahrenheit (20 and 30 degrees Celsius). The heavy rain between October-November and through February is the rainy season for the west coast and east coast of Malaysia.

Language in Malaysia

Malaysia’s Official Language is Malaysian, with English as its second most spoken language. Manglish is also the language spoken colloquially influenced by Tamil and Malay Chinese, which is heard in English.

Religion in Malaysia

 Islam is the state religion, with nearly 60 percent of Malaysian population practicing Muslim faith. Other religions include Buddhism, Hinduism, Christianity and Confucianism. Shariat courts are expected to follow the rulings of all Muslims regarding religious matters. The jurisdiction of the public court is limited to cases of divorce, marriage, apostasy and inheritance.

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Flag of Malaysia

Capital‎: ‎Kuala Lumpur

Population‎: ‎2017 estimate 32,049,700 (44th)

Area‎: ‎total: 329,750 km²; land: 328,550 km²;

Language: Malay, English

Gross Domestic Product: 31,450.03 Crores USD (2017)

Currency‎: ‎Malaysian ringgit (1 MYR is about Rs. 18)

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National Symbol

Types of institutions in Malaysia

  1. Private institute: There are 3 types of private institutions:

A. College

Colleges are independent institutions that prepare students to sit as external candidates in different universities or they have the right to run prescribed courses for the degree of those universities.

B. University College

University College is a high educational institution with the power to provide degrees, but it does not have university status, although it is usually working in this direction.

C. The University

University is an institute that provides degrees in undergraduate and postgraduate. It is also devoted to doing relevant research in its various faculties.

2. Branch campus of Foreign Universities

There are 4 branch campuses of foreign universities in Malaysia.  Some others are in pipeline.

  1. Curtin University of Technology (Australia)
  2. Monash University (Australia)
  3. Swinburne University of Technology (Australia)
  4. University of Nottingham (UK)

If you want study in Malaysia, please fill up the form below to get calls from Top Consultants and Colleges of Malaysia. 

Degree option in Malaysia

1. Certificate

Entry requirements: ‘O’ level or its equivalent with SPM / GCE 1 credit

Age range: 17 and above

Duration: 1-1.5 years

The certificate program is an option for students who do not know what they are focused on for their tertiary study, and therefore they choose small steps. The certificate program usually applies to students who have not performed satisfactory in their high school.

2. Foundation / Pre-University

Entry requirements: ‘O’ level or its equivalent with SPM / GCE 5 credits

Age range: 17 and above

Duration: 1 – 1.5 years

Foundation programs or pre-university programs prepare students for a degree course – they are mostly used to study further in other countries. The popular foundation program includes the Canadian Pre-University Program, the South Australian Matriculation Program, and the American Degree Program.

3. Diploma

Entry requirements: ‘O’ level or its equivalent with SPM / GCE 3 credits

Age range: 17 and above

Duration: 2 – 3 years

A diploma program is similar to the usual modules found in the degree program, except that   

Twining Degree Programs

Malaysia offers internationally recognized qualifications through “2 + 1” and “2 + 2” Twining Degree Programs

  1. The “2 + 1” Pre-graduate twinning degree program is “Study in Malaysia” and getting degree from International Universities. Under the partnership with prestigious international universities of countries such as Germany, UK, Australia, Canada, New Zealand and France, students enjoy valuable experience of two countries while doing international accredited undergraduate degree programs in this twinning arrangement.
  1. The “2 + 2” undergraduate twinning agreement that happened with a large number of US institutions is a very popular system. Under this system, commonly known as “American degree program” or ADP, you can complete pre-installed and transferable coursework in Malaysian College before completing your graduation degree in American partner University.

Along with Malaysian students, international students from around the world are drawn to the University of Malaysia to take advantage of this inter-cultural experience.

This twining degree agreement offers a lot of savings in education fees and expenses. For example, if you get three years in Malaysia and one year of education in the UK under the Twinning degree program “2 + 1” of the law, compared to a total three year degree in the UK in the tuition fees and living expenses Can save USD $ 30,000.

  1. Another “3 + 0” Foreign Bachelor Degree in Malaysia is an extension of the twining program.

 Under the 3 + 0 system, undergraduate degree programs from leading foreign universities are done in the private institutions of higher education in Malaysia, so that you can complete your entire course in Malaysia itself.

Earn While Learn in Malaysia

One Year Diploma in Hospitality Management

Diploma in Hospitality Management in Malaysia is a Earn While Learn Program (1 Month study with 11 Month paid Internship). In this course students get a chance not only to get practical training but also exposure in the field of Hospitality to get firsthand experience. This course is economically sustainable; this means that every trainee we train will have an on-job training position ready him or her to be placed. Learn all aspects of Hotel Management including House Keeping / F&B Operations / Bar Operations / Kitchen Assistance etc. 

Why Malaysia and how IDEAL can help?

With over 30 years of experience in international education, Malaysian unique well-structured higher education system gives you the opportunity to gain international credentials at competitive rates.
In the beginning of 2010, more than 80,000 international students from more than 100 countries were doing courses from diploma to post degree; in English language schools, Private Higher Education Institutions, Public University and Foreign University branches. Choosing Malaysia as an international destination for international education of students from all over the world explains their trust.
Malaysia has years of experience in educating international students. As a result, most of the private education institutes, English language schools and public universities have the experience of providing education in the environment that you need to learn. By studying in Malaysia, you will gain the knowledge and skills according to the demand of the global market, and enjoy the comfortable and rich experience here.

Find the right university with IDEAL

There is a unique diversity in Malaysian institutions. Education in Malaysia can be public or private, and in these institutes, student numbers, types of degrees, costs and housing are different. So Finding a perfectly suitable place for higher education in Malaysia and applying for admission in college / university, where each institution uses different level for selection and admission standards; is not easy.
IDEAL can assist you in finding the appropriate Malaysian University, through our Search Tools and Authorized Consulting Agents.
There are several factors to consider when choosing a suitable university for you. Our goal is to help you find suitable universities and other institutions that best match your academic background, academic goals and personal accomplishments. We will help you secure conditional admission before you leave your home country.

“If you are interested in Study in Malaysia, You are welcome to Ideal Career. Here we ensure your successful career and future in Malaysia. We focus on providing all assistance by making the admission easier and beneficial to admission seekers. 

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