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Studying in Malaysia: What MUAC can do

Studying in Malaysia: What MUAC can do

The growth of colleges and universities in Malaysia has been phenomenal in the last three decades. Both the public and private sectors have invested huge sums of money in setting up high standard colleges and some world class universities across the country. As Bangladeshi students are finding out more and more about these educational institutes of repute so close to home, they are now showing keen interest to get admission there to pursue higher education. But how do they come to know about these institutes and how can they process the admission forms and other documents properly? Well, there are a few consulting houses from where students can find answer to all their queries.      

In this regard, we may mention the name of Malaysian Universities Application Centre (MUAC) that has been providing all required services to students in their efforts to go to Malaysia and join an institute. The following is what MUAC authorities told us about this organization.

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TMS Scholars started as an International Student Recruitment Agency for Foreign University Admissions to Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, USA, UK, Canada, Australia, Europe, etc., and is affiliated with EduGeek Education Consultants of Malaysia having offices in Malaysia, Sri Lanka and Maldives. At TMS Scholars we provide our students with the best possible information on all available options in order to help them take the most important decisions of their life. We offer our students a highly professional and cost effective service process that enables a quick admission and smooth visa process. TMS Scholars-EduGeek also plans to start IELTS preparation course very soon in collaboration with Malaysia's Number One English language centre: Erican College.

And to top it all, the Managing Director has the expertise of working in some of the top schools of Bangladesh such as Scholastica, The Aga Khan School (AKS), Bangladesh International Tutorial (BIT), SFX Greenherald International School, Canadian International School, Australian International School, etc., which is why his excellent counseling skills and expert guidance is always within your reach at: He is also available for any career guidance and necessary counseling by prior appointment.

In a span of 2 years, TMS Scholars has become so popular amongst the students that all the Malaysian Universities proudly gave them the authorization to become Malaysian Universities Application Centre. Today we are successfully sending students to all the universities of Malaysia as well as we are helping students to secure upto 50% Scholarship from universities and to add the cherry on the cake we also give a complimentary gift to all our students which is a Free Plane Ticket after getting the student visa plus our service is totally FREE OF CHARGE. In the near future TMS Scholars plans to proudly sponsor at-least 1 meritorious child's 50% Tuition Fee from every English medium school of Bangladesh to study in Malaysian Universities by following the Digital Bangladesh vision of our Honourable Prime Minister of Bangladesh Sheikh HasinaWazed.

Now the most important question for every student nowadays is: Why study in Malaysia?

Malaysia Welcomes International Students:

With more than 30 years of experience in international education, Malaysia's unique well-structured higher education system offers the opportunity to pursue an international qualification at a competitive rate. We can choose from US, UK, Australian or Malaysian academic qualifications designed with flexibility and affordability in mind. At the beginning of 2010, there were more than 80,000 international students from more than 100 countries pursuing courses ranging from diplomas, English language course, degree to PhDs at private higher educational institutions, public universities and foreign university branch campuses in Malaysia.

The confidence of students across the globe in choosing Malaysia as an international education destination is evident because,

Malaysia Offers a Wide Range of Internationally Recognition Qualifications via,

Trans-national Education & International Affiliations

Malaysia is a pioneer in this region in the development and promotion of transnational bachelor's degree programme. Since the early 1980s, Malaysia has collaborated with reputable universities from countries like the UK, the US, New Zealand and Australia for internationally recognized qualifications.

Unique bachelor's degree programmes such as "2+1" twinning degrees and "3+0" degrees offer international students an extensive range of study options that meet their budget and academic needs. Further, students can use this opportunity to experience life as a student in an Asian as well as western setting.

"2=1" twinning Degree Programmes – A Value for Money "Cross-Border" Experienc

The "2+1" undergraduate twinning degree programme is the hallmark of "Studying in Malaysia". Partnering reputable international universities from countries such as UK, Australia, the US, Canada, New Zealand, France as well as Germany, this twinning arrangement to pursue an internationally recognized bachelor's degree programme while gaining valuable experience from two countries. The twinning degree arrangement offers substantial saving in tuition fees and other expenses. For example, if you enroll for a "2+1" law twinning degree programme that offers three years of study in Malaysia and one year in UK, you may save up to USD33,000 in tuition fees and living cost compared to when you do the entire 3-year degree in UK.

"3+0" Foreign Bachelor's Degree in Malaysia – AN affordable International Qualification

A 3+0 foreign bachelor's degree programme is an extension of a twinning programme. Under a 3+0 arrangement, bachelor's degree programmes from leading foreign universities are conducted by private higher educational institutions in Malaysia so that students are able to complete their course entirely in Malaysia.

Since 1998, many established Malaysian private institutions of higher learning have gained the confidence and trust from universities in countries like the UK, Australia, France and the US to allow them to conduct the entire foreign university degree programme in Malaysia. The qualification from these programmes will be awarded by the partner universities. Upon graduation, students can easily pursue their master's degree at the partner university overseas. An example of tuition fees for a 3 years UK engineering degree in Malaysia is about USD 16,000 as compared to USD 45,000 in the UK.

Low Cost of Living and Affordable Tuition Fees - Everybody Can Study overseas

The cost of living for international students studying in Malaysia could be as low as RM12,000 per annum which is approximately USD3,750. As such, the affordable cost of living cost combined with the cheaper tuition fee result in great savings when you choose to study in Malaysia. The city of Kuala Lumpur offers you a high quality lifestyle at a lower cost compared to many other metropolitan cities in the world. Kuala Lumpur city was rated among the least expensive cities in the world by EXA International in its 2010 survey.

Career Relevant Courses with In-Demand Skills – for Greater Employability

Most of the higher educational institutions in Malaysia work closely with the industry and foreign partner universities to ensure that the courses offered are up-to-date and market relevant. These career relevant courses which help students develop the knowledge and skills they need at the workplace will enhance their employability when they graduate.

Working While You Study

Student with a valid student pass are allowed to work in 4 specific sectors such as restaurants, hotels gas stations and mini-markets. Subject to other immigration requirements, students are allowed to work part-time for a maximum of 20 Hours per week

Wide choices of food

With the many races and cultures living together in Malaysia, this country is a food heaven with a great variety of cuisines both Halal and non-Halal food are widely available in Malaysia. There is also Malay Food, Chinese Food, Indian Food, Chili's Grill & Bar Restaurant, McDonald's, Starbucks Coffee available at very affordable cost. It is also a politically stable and geographically safe country

Malaysia is a politically stable and safe country. The country enjoys a tropical climate which is warm and humid throughout the year and is also geographically-safe from major natural disasters.


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