About study in Malaysia

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Malaysia has a broad range of high-quality yet affordable educational options and courses that are recognized internationally. The Government encouraged international students to pursue their postgraduate studies in Malaysian universities. The most common postgraduate degree courses being offered by the Malaysian public or private universities are at master's and doctoral (PhD) programmes.

Tuition Fees
The tuition fees of postgraduates’ courses offered by the public or private universities throughout Malaysia are among the lowest compared to the fees charged by universities in the UK, USA, Australia, New Zealand and other universities in this region.

Low Cost of Living
One of the primary reasons for the choice of Malaysia as an educational centre is relatively low cost of living, yet high quality of life.

Language
The official language is Bahasa Melayu. English is widely used in a daily educational and business activities. Mandarin and other Chinese dialects, Hindi and Tamil, are also widely used.

Climate
Malaysia is in the tropics and enjoys an equatorial climate. The average temperature range from 32 degrees Celsius in the day to 24 degrees Celsius in the night. The humidity is high and averages 80%. Rainfall is common throughout the year with afternoon thunderstorm.

Transportations in Malaysia
The major international air gateway into Malaysia is the Kuala Lumpur International Airport at Sepang, situated about 75 kilometres from the City of Kuala Lumpur. Peninsular Malaysia can be accessed by road and rail from Singapore in the south and Thailand in the north. The country has an extensive network of roads and toll-ways. Driving is on the left.

Religion
Islam is the national religion. In addition to Islam other major religions are Christianity, Buddhism: Chinese religions; Hinduism and Sikhism.