Study in Malaysia

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Before students think about studying in Malaysia, they will need to look into getting a Student Pass or Visa from their government. This is a legal requirement asked by the Malaysian government. This pass or visa can be applied to online. Then afterwards, students will be able to enjoy their time in Malaysia and legally work part-time and study in the country.

We will discuss what cost of living will amount to as well as, the cost of tuition. Students will be able to learn about the various languages that are spoken in the country.

Universities in Malaysia:

  • University of Malaya
  • The University of Putra Malaysia
  • University of Technology Malaysia
  • University Technology Mara
  • The National University of Malaysia
  • International Islamic University Malaysia
  • University of Science
  • Taylor’s University
  • Utara University
  • PETRONAS University of Technology
  • Multimedia University
  • Management & Science University
  • UCSI University
  • Tunku Abdul Rahman University
  • Monash University Malaysia
  • University of Kuala Lumpur
  • University of Nottingham Malaysia
  • UniMAP
  • HELP University
  • SEGi University
  • International Medical University
  • Sunway University
  • Universiti Malaysia Sarawak
  • Sultan Idris Education University
  • INTI International University
  • Open University Malaysia

Academic programs at the University of Kuala Lumpur:

  • Water and Hydropower Engineering
  • Business Administration
  • Business Administration (Entrepreneurship)
  • Science in Public Health
  • Public Health
  • Electrical and Electronics
  • Manufacturing
  • Industrial Automation
  • Industrial Automation
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Applied Bioscience
  • Avionics
  • Aviation Management
  • Aerospace
  • Creative Art and Design
  • Computer System Security
  • Facilities Maintenance Engineering
  • Helicopter Maintenance
  • Instrumentation and Control Engineering
  • Islamic Finance
  • Medical Laboratory Technology
  • Medical Imaging (Radiography)
  • Naval Architecture and Shipbuilding
  • Networking Systems
  • Offshore Structure Engineering
  • Political Science and Business Management

Student Cost of Living

When it comes to living in Malaysia, students can expect a monthly rent that falls between INR 29,000-60,000 per month.

Students should budget for the highest amount which is INR 60,000 per month to ensure the best and most comfortable living.

Accommodation can be requested through the individuals’ university, since the universities in Malaysia have ties with hostel and private room boarding.

Cost of Tuition

What is the estimated cost of tuition in this country?  Depending on which subject field is being studies, students that are studying engineering can expect to spend an annual amount of $15,000 USD. Or for a business degree, students can expect to spend around $10,000 USD. This is for the duration of the whole entire study for these subjects.

For example, it will be a total of $10,000 USD for 3 years while studying Business Administration.

Languages Spoken in Malaysia

The main official language in Malaysia is called Malay. Currently there are over 130 alive languages that spoken routinely throughout the country. Here are a few of those languages Bajau, Bruneian, Murut, Lundayeh/Lun Bawang, Rungus, Bisaya, Iranun, Sama, Suluk and Sungai. A few more include Malaysian English, Hokkien, Cantonese, Hakka, Hainanese, and Hokchew, Tamil, Penang, Perak, Selangor, Negeri Sembilan, Malacca and Johore.

Students would be best off learning either Malay or Malaysian English to help a better integration into Malaysian society. Also, many universities in Malaysia give out fully funded scholarships to international students that are studying Malay.

Latest Active Scholarships from Malaysia

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Scholarship Name: RM1000 University of Technology, Malaysia (UTM) 2022 Doctoral Research Grant

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Country: Malaysia

Description: The Doctoral Research Grant Is Available To Any And All Doctoral Research Students Who Are Allocated Funds By Their Supervisors. For This Grant, The Maximum Amount That Any One Student Can Get Is RM500.00. This Grant Will Require An Application From The Supervisor, And It...

Date Published: 15 May 2022

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Scholarship Name: $4,500 Astro Scholarship Award in Malaysia - 2023

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Country: Malaysia

Description: The Astro Scholarship Award Is Intended To Offer Financial Assistance To People Who Are Doing Their Pre-university Studies/undergraduate studies In local And Foreign Educational Institutions. Particular Attention Will Be Paid To Applicants With A Total Annual Income Not Exceeding RM 30,000 Education Can Transform And Inspire People To...

Date Published: 09 February 2022

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Scholarship Name: $10,500 Methodist College International Merit Scholarship Award - Malaysia 2022

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Country: Malaysia

Description: Methodist University Offers Presidential Scholarships To Entering International Students Who Meet Admissions Criteria. This Scholarship Program Is Applicable Only To Students Enrolled Full-time (twelve Semester Hours Or More) In The Regular Academic (day) Program. Renewal Of The Scholarship Cannot Be Extended Beyond The Eighth (8th)...

Date Published: 10 September 2021

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Scholarship Name: RM 45,000 Malaysia International Scholarships (MIS) - Malaysia 2022

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Country: Malaysia

Description: Malaysia International Scholarship (MIS) Is An Initiative By The Malaysian Government To Attract The Best Brain From Around The World To Pursue Postgraduate Academic Studies In Malaysia. This Scholarship Aims To Support Malaysian Government's Effort To Attract, Motivate And Retain Talented Human Capital From Abroad....

Date Published: 11 July 2021

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Scholarship Name: Tuition fee Awards at Imperium International College 2022

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Country: Malaysia

Description: A Tuition Waiver To Cover Up To 90% Of Deserving Students Towards Their Program Fee Will Be Awarded By The Imperium International College For Local And International Students In Malaysia. For The Academic Year Of 2021-2022, Imperium International College Encourages Every Student To Participate In...

Date Published: 05 July 2021

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Scholarship Name: $3,500 Undergraduate Student Grant to Study at Taylor's College of Malaysia - 2021

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Country: Malaysia

Description: Taylor's College Of Malaysia Promotes The Partial Awards Program For Foreign Students Of Any Nationality Interested In Completing A Full-time Undergraduate Course In Any Of The Subjects Or Subjects Available At The University. It Is An Institution That Has Been In Operation Since 1969, It...

Date Published: 08 October 2020

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Scholarship Name: $6,500 High Achievers Scholarship for Masters Degree Scholarship to Study at Multimedia University, Malaysia - 2021

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Country: Malaysia

Description: Description: Multimedia University Offers High Achievers Scholarship For Master's Studies In Various Areas, For successful international Students. The Scholarship Is Open For The 2020/2021 Academic Year. Founded In 1996, Multimedia University Is The First full-fledged private University in Malaysia. The University Offers Undergraduate And Master's Degrees Along With All Levels Of Study In Various Areas...

Date Published: 28 August 2020

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Scholarship Name: Malaysian Students Scholarship Opportunities in Kuala Lumpur, 2018

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Country: Malaysia

Description: The Inftrastructure University Kuala Lumpur (IUKL) Is Now Adding All Candidates Who Want To Be Participating In The 2018 Academic Intake In A Bid To Be On Top Of Their Respective Professions. With The University Of Kuala Lumpur, All Candidates Will Be In An Excellent...

Date Published: 05 June 2018

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Scholarship Name: Partial Fee MBA Scholarships at Heriot-Watt University

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Country: Malaysia

Description: The Heriot-Watt University Offers MBA Partial Fee Scholarships For The Academic Year 2018/2019. A Most Extreme Of 5 Grants Of Up To RM16,000 Each Is Accessible For Students Acknowledged To The Part-time MBA Program At Malaysia Grounds. The Heriot-Watt University Is A State-funded College Situated In...

Date Published: 15 May 2018

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Scholarship Name: Malaysia MMU Cinematic Arts Scholarships

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Country: Malaysia

Description: The Multimedia University Is Now Offering Cinematic Arts Scholarships For Malaysian Understudies. The Scholarship Will Be Covering 100% Of Students Enlistment, Tuition Fee Cost, And Yearly Assets Expenses, In Addition To The Month To Month Stipend For The 1-year Establishment And 3-year Degree Programs CGPA...

Date Published: 25 March 2018

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Scholarship Name: Fully Funded MBA Scholarships at Asia School of Business Malaysia

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Country: Malaysia

Description: The Asia School Of Business Is Putting Forth A Fully-funded MBA Scholarships For 2018 Admission. Chosen Competitors Will Profit By The Liberal Financial Aid That Incorporates Full Scholarship That Covers Educational Cost/tuition Fees And Expenses, Including Students Accommodation. The Objective Of The MBA Admissions Committee...

Date Published: 08 February 2018

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Scholarship Name: Postgraduate Scholarship Programme at University Putra Malaysia, 2018

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Country: Malaysia

Description: The University Putra Malaysia (UPM) Is Now Collaborating With Sime Darby Foundation (YSD) To Bring Around Some Decent Scholarships Who Want To Pursue A Postgraduate Degree In UPM. The School Of Graduate Studies Will Gladly Welcome A Number Of Candidates Who Meet Qualifying Criteria. The...

Date Published: 03 February 2018

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Scholarship Name: Curtin Malaysia Merit Scholarship for International Students in Malaysia Campus, 2018

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Country: Malaysia

Description: The New Curtin Malaysia Merit Scholarship Is Now Open To Students, Both Home And Overseas. If You Want To Grab This Excellent Bachelor’s Level And Postgraduate Program, You May As Well Plunge At Full Speeds Ahead. The Host Institution, The Curtin Malaysia University, Is A...

Date Published: 28 January 2018

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Scholarship Name: Nexus International School Scholarships for Malaysian and International Students, 2018

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Country: Malaysia

Description: The Nexus International School Is Now Offering Full IB And Partial Students. If You Are A Malaysian Student Who Wants To Study At The Bachelor’s Level, Then You Have A Great Chance To Make The Most Of This Excellent Offer. The Scholarships Are Also Open...

Date Published: 28 January 2018

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Scholarship Name: Full Scholarships of ISRA for International Students 2018

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Country: Malaysia

Description: Currently Closed For Applications The ISRA Global Scholarship Award Is A Piece Of The Fund For Shari'ah Scholars In Islamic Finance, Which Was Set Up To Improve Information And Research, Reinforce Abilities, And Energize Scholarly Talk In The Field Of Shari'ah In Islamic Finance. The...

Date Published: 06 January 2018

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Scholarship Name: Kuok Foundation Diploma Scholarship for Malaysian Students, 2018

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Country: Malaysia

Description: The Kouk Foundation Is Again Announcing The Diploma Scholarship. The Scholarship Award Will Be Given To Those Eligible Applicants To Pursue A Degree In The Field Of Polytechnics. This Is Offered To The Students Of Malaysia Who Show Potential In Academics But Belongs To Underprivileged...

Date Published: 12 December 2017

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Scholarship Name: Yayasan UTP Postgraduate Scholarship in Malaysia, 2018

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Country: Malaysia

Description: Currently Closed For Applications For The Academic Year 2018, The Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS Provides Scholarship Opportunities To All Malaysian Students For A PhD Course Program. The Scholarship Is Sponsored By The Yayasan UTP Postgraduate Scholarship. The University Does Not Only Adhere To The Malaysian Student...

Date Published: 18 November 2017

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Scholarship Name: UMT ASEAN Scholarships in Malaysia, 2018

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Country: Malaysia

Description: Masters Students Coming From Asian Countries In (Thailand, Vietnam, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Myanmar (Burma), Cambodia, Laos, Brunei Are Highly Given The Opportunity To Apply To The UMT ASEAN Scholarships In Malaysia. This Scholarship Will Take Effect In September 2018 To Pursue A Master’s Degree...

Date Published: 18 November 2017

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Scholarship Name: International Students Full Tuition Fee Scholarship in Malaysia

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Country: Malaysia

Description: Currently Closed For Applications A Full Scholarship Will Be Provided For Successful Students Who Will Be Lucky To Have This Scholarship Opportunity. The Asia Pacific University Of Technology & Innovation Offers This Scholarship For All International Students And Will Be Selected Based On Their Academic...

Date Published: 10 November 2017

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Scholarship Name: ASEAN Tourism Scholarship at Taylor’s University in Malaysia, 2017

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Country: Malaysia

Description: Taylor’s University Is Proposing A Scholarship Called The ASEAN Tourism Scholarship To Pursue Master And Ph.D. Programme. Their Aim To Produce Graduates With A Responsible Character With The Essential Knowledge And Skills For Professional And National Leadership. The Scholarship Is For Thailand, Vietnam, Philippines, Singapore,...

Date Published: 30 September 2017

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