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General Information on Malaysian Higher Educations: Private Education Routes

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Both public and private universities play equally important roles in the provision of higher education in Malaysia. Together, the public and private sectors provide abundant study options. Universiites offer programmes leading to the award of certificates, diplomas, bachelor's degrees as well as postgraduate qualifications.

Source: Study in Malaysia 9th Ed.
Category: Private Education Routes, General Information on Malaysian Higher Education

Study Opportunities at Private Higher Educational Institutions (PHEIs)

Private Higher Educational Institutions (PHEIs) (also known as Institut Pengajian Tinggi Swasta (IPTS)) play an important role alongside public universities in the provision of tertiary education in Malaysia.

Source: Study in Malaysia 8th Ed.
Category: Private Education Routes, General Information on Malaysian Higher Education

The Private Education Route To Bachelor's Degree and Professional Qualifications

From the early 1980s, Malaysian private colleges pioneered in the provision of trans-national Bachelor�s degree programmes in this region, collaborating with reputable universities from countries like UK, USA, Australia, New Zealand, etc. These unique collaborative Bachelor�s degree programmes include �advance standing� arrangement, American degree credit transfer programme, �2+1� twinning degree and 3+0 franchised degree programme.

Source: Education Guide Malaysia 11th Ed.
Category: Private Education Routes, General Information on Malaysian Higher Education