Han Chiang College (HCC) is a non-profit institution of higher learning which was officially established in 1999. Offering quality education at an affordable price, the college originates from the journalism programme offered by Han Chiang High School through its post-secondary education in 1978. Based in Penang, HCC offers 3 Foundation Programmes, 8 Diploma Programmes and 3 Twinning Degree Programmes. On the 24th of February 2010, Penang Chief Minister YAB Tuan Lim Guan Eng officiated establishment of HCC’s Centre for Overseas Education for the college’s Twinning Programmes.
HCC has four schools of study: School of Business & Management, School of Communication, School of Multimedia & Information Technologies and School of Chinese Studies. Its foundation programmes include communication and business. The Diploma programmes which are all accredited by the MQA (Malaysian Qualifications Agency) include Diploma in Mass Communication, Diploma in Broadcast Journalism, Diploma in Accounting, Diploma in Business Management, Diploma in Logistics Management, Diploma in Information Technology, Diploma in Multimedia Communication Design and Diploma in Chinese Studies. The programmes include 3+0 Bachelor of Communication with the University of Southern Queenland, Australia, 3+0 BA (Hons) Business Management with the University of Wolverhampton, UK and 3+0 BA (Hons) Creative Digital Media with Teesside University, UK. HCC also plans to offer and 3+0 BA (Hons) Broadcasting and Journalism in collaboration with the University of Wolverhampton in 2013.