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Why Malaysia is a Preferred Destination

by StudyMalaysia.com on January 23, 2015 | SkillsMalaysia INVITE

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One of the advantages you will experience as an international student training in Malaysia is the affordable cost of living. Coupled with the relatively low training fees, you will enjoy considerable savings when you choose to study in Malaysia.

Competitive Fee - Value for Money

One of the advantages you will experience as an international student training in Malaysia is the affordable cost of living. Coupled with the relatively low training fees, you will enjoy considerable savings when you choose to study in Malaysia.

In general, accommodation is very affordable in Malaysia although the actual cost of living will depend on the choice of your accommodation and your personal lifestyle. There are many cities in Malaysia that offer a high quality lifestyle, for example, the metropolitan city of Kuala Lumpur. In a 2010 survey, ECA International ranked Kuala Lumpur as one of the least expensive cities in the world.

Recognised Worldwide and Experience in International Education

According to UNESCO, Malaysia is ranked 11th worldwide as a preferred education destination among international students. The widely-recognised qualifications for tertiary programmes offered by Malaysian higher education institutions make Malaysia a trusted choice.

A Country of Stability

Malaysia is a harmonious and peaceful country where various ethnic groups live together in mutual understanding and acceptance. This forms a colourful and vibrant heritage for the peoples of Malaysia as well as visitors. Since Malaysia gained independence in 1957, it has experienced steady economic progression and rapid infrastructure development which Malaysians are truly proud of.

Relevant Vocational Skills Programmes with International Recognition

The institutions accredited by DSD offer skills and training courses that are up-to-date and relevant to the industry. The training curriculum is developed by DSD's Accredited Training Institutions and is also based on the National Occupation Skills Standard (NOSS) which is developed by experts of the industries. These programmes are designed to develop the skills that are needed at the workplace in order to enhance your employability when you graduate.

These programmes are also incorporated certification by international organisations such as City & Guilds (UK); Confederation of Tourism, Hotel & Catering Management (UK); International Motor Industry (UK); LCCI (UK); TWI (UK); TAFE (Australia) and many other international and professional qualifications.

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