Most of the international students choose Malaysia to complete their higher education because of its cost effective and high quality education. The students will have to pay less tuition fee and the residence expenses in Malaysia and they get high quality education from world known universities and university colleges. The aspirants will have to pay registration fee, tuition fee, deposit, computer / science lab fee, health & hospitalization insurance premium, library fee, other incidental costs like exams fee. The postgraduate studies are provided to international students in public universities at RM 21,000 RM to RM 26,000 but education in private universities is little bit expensive. The students can complete their MBA 1 year program with tuition fee of RM 55,000 and living expenses are RM 36,000 per year.
There are various leading universities and university colleges are providing higher standard of education in Malaysia like University of Kebangsan Malaysia, University Malaya, University Putra Malaysia, University Science Malaysia, Technical University of Malaysia Melaca, University Malaysia Perlis are providing education in public sector and there are many private sector universities like SEGI University, Asia Pacific University, Limkokwing University, Infrastructure University Kuala Lumpur and many more.
When the candidates seek admission in the public or private universities in Malaysia, they need to contact with the Malaysian embassy or visit their website to get all necessary information and provide all documents as and when they demand.
Living Cost in Malaysia
The rent of accommodation is varied depending on geographical area, type of accommodation, single story houses and facilities provided in the house and number of people sharing the room. The food and housekeeping expenses are about RM600-900 for three meals per day. If you cook and share the cooking expenses with friends, then it will be cheaper. The local food including rice and noodles at food stalls or coffee shops are available from RS 4-10 but meals at KFC or pizza deal or meals at McDonalds are little bit expensive.
The students will also avail washing, ironing, dry cleaning may cost about RM 60 per month. There are some other expenses of public transport, telecommunication or mobile phone and utilities, books, reading material and stationery, medical, hospitalization insurance and other personal expenses.
Straightforward Immigration procedure
Malaysia offers straightforward immigration procedure to the international students and they can get good quality education at much lower rates. You can also compare the expenditure incurred on education and living in Malaysia with other leading countries of the world like USA, Australia, UK and Canada, which is less than half of their expenses in these countries. This country is also great for travel destinations.
Scholarship for International Students
The Malaysian government offers the Malaysian international scholarship to foreign students, and attracts the intelligent students of the world to pursue the advanced academic studies in Malaysia. The government offers the scholarships to international students in two categories including postgraduate and post doctoral studies and they are provided in the disciplines of science and engineering, infrastructure and utility, agriculture and fisheries, information and communication technology, economics and Islamic finance, biotechnology, environmental studies, Bio Security and Food Safety and health like medicine, nursing, and clinical therapy.
The government also offers the scholarships value to the talented international students with the elegant academic records and outstanding co-curricular backgrounds. The scholarship consists of air tickets from capital city of recipient to Malaysia, approved tuition fee, monthly maintenance allowance, annual grant for books and internal travel, medical and health insurance, installation and termination grant, thesis allowance and visa.