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How many ways are there to study for a bachelor’s degree?

by StudyMalaysia on December 28, 2016 | Top Stories

How many ways are there to study for a bachelor’s degree?

Private higher education institutions (PHEIs) in Malaysia provide a wide spectrum of quality study options for International and Malaysian students to acquire both local and foreign university degree qualifications that are extremely affordable.

If you’ve completed a pre-university programme like the A-levels or a university foundation studies programme, you can apply to pursue a bachelor’s degree. But did you know that there are many study modes to choose from? Click on each of these study modes to find out more.

Study options offered by (PHEIs) in Malaysia
A. Foreign degree qualification
B. Malaysian home-grown degree qualification
C. Foreign degree qualification via the ‘Advanced Standing’ pathway
D. Bachelor’s degree via the distance learning mode
HOW?
  • By pursuing courses offered by foreign university branch campuses located in Malaysia
  • By pursuing courses conducted by Malaysian PHEIs that lead to foreign degree qualifications (e.g. 3+0 programmes
  •  and external degree programmes)
HOW?
  • By pursuing an internal qualification
  • By pursuing a joint degree or dual-award undergraduate degree qualification
HOW?
  • Via a diploma pathway (vertical credit transfer)
  • Via a degree pathway (horizontal credit transfer)
HOW?
  • Distance learning programmes are offered by several PHEIs in Malaysia

Diagram: Sudy Modes at Private Higher Education Institutions at Bachelor's Degree Level

Sudy Modes at Private Higher Education Institutions at Bachelor's Degree Level

Source: Education Guide Malaysia (14th edition, by Challenger Concept)

Sources for this article include:

  • Study in Malaysia Handbook (10th International Edition), published by Challenger Concept)
  • Education Guide Malaysia (14th Edition), published by Challenger Concept)
  • Information from various PHEIs

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