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Education Guide Malaysia: The one-stop guide to higher education in Malaysia

January 22, 2013 | Editor's Desk

EGM 13th Cover.jpgThe 13th edition of Education Guide Malaysia was recently launched by Challenger Concept (M) Sdn Bhd. Complemented by its website www.StudyMalaysia.com, this guidebook provides the information that students need in their search for a tertiary level programme in Malaysia.

The Education Guide Malaysia is an education directory about study opportunities at higher education institutions in Malaysia. It provides comprehensive information about where and what to study not only for students but also for school counselors, parents, librarians, researchers, operators of educational institutions and education communities. This directory is also a valuable source of information for international students who are considering Malaysia as a further education option.

This 600-page directory provides the readers with the most comprehensive course information offered by public universities, polytechnics, community colleges, private universities and university-colleges and private colleges. In this edition, the publisher has included a section on study opportunities at private and international schools. Readers will be pleased to find in-depth information like the background of institutions, courses offered and types of education qualifications, its facilities, course fees, duration of study, entry requirements, study modes and pathways to oversea universities. The Course Index facilitates a search by ‘subject area’, e.g. business, ICT, engineering, medicine, etc.

Students who are interested in pursuing a split degree programme in Malaysia will also descriptions of the education system in Australia, China, France, Germany, Japan, New Zealand, Russia, the United Kingdom and the United States of America. Another new section in this edition is a listing of foreign universities and their course fees, represented by selected education consultancy companies.

Education Guide Malaysia also acknowledges several key people who have influenced and contributed towards the field of higher education. They represent public and private colleges, universities and other education-related establishments. The guidebook also provides an insight to higher education governing authorities and quality assurance agencies in Malaysia, such as the department of higher education, the department of polytechnic and community college education, the public and private higher education management sectors, and the Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA). Also included are profiles of the Malaysian Association of Private Colleges and Universities (MAPCU), the National Association of Private Educational Institutions (NAPEI) and National Association of Bumiputra Private Higher Educational Institutions (PKIBM). The addresses of higher educational institutions, education related government agencies, associations, professional bodies and service providers in education are included in the reference section.

Copies of the Education Guide Malaysia (13th edition) are available for sale @ RM55.00 per copy at all major bookstores such as MPH, Popular, etc. while 2000 complimentary copies are provided to secondary school counselors, government agencies, public libraries, NGOs and other related organisations as part of the publisher’s social responsibility commitment.

The publisher of Education Guide Malaysia is Challenger Concept (M) Sdn Bhd, an established publisher that has been specialising in the publication of education and training guidebooks in Malaysia since 1992. The company also publishes Training Guide Malaysia and Schools in Malaysia. For more information, please contact Mr Tan Mui Hong at Tel: 03 – 7880 3837 or email: [email protected].

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