Postgraduate

5 private institutions offering distance learning

Published by Afterschool.my on Nov 11, 2016, 06:13 pm

Malaysia is becoming an increasingly friendly environment to part-time and online/distance learning where flexibility and affordability are the keys.The benefits of enrolling in online/distance or part-time studies include studying on your own time, on your own pace, and with various types of financial assistance; all while keeping your job and keeping momentum towards that promotion.  Here is a list of private higher learning institutions offering part-time, online and distance, and full time studies as well.

1. Open University Malaysia (OUM)

OUM is established in 2002 and it provides courses that are part-time and remote for students who want to work or fulfil an ambition of lifelong learning

Location

The main campus is in Jalan Tun Ismail, Kuala Lumpur. However, the university has multiple learning centres in every state

Study mode

 Full time, part-time and distance learning

Courses

 Undergraduate and postgraduates

Financial assistance

Discounts for senior citizens, citizens above 75 years old study free, 75% discount for special needs students, PTPTN, EPF, study loans from banks, easy and flexible instalments.

2. SEGi University’s Pace – Professional and Continuing Education

SEGi University’s PACE (Professional and Continuing Education) helps working adults or students to continue with their part time studies

Location

Kota Damansara (main campus), Kuala Lumpur, Subang Jaya, Sarawak, Penang, and Johor Bahru

Study mode

Part-time, online/distance, and full time

Courses

Undergraduate and postgraduates

Financial assistance

Flexible payment, CIMB Zero-Interest Instalment Plan, EPF, HRDF Funding (Online Distance Learning Scheme), and MyBrain15.

3. Wawasan Open University (WOU)

WOU’s programme, Open Distance Learning (ODL), aids students who don’t have the time to pursue their studies due to their careers to take courses without coming to class

Location

Kuala Lumpur (main campus), Penang, Kuching – Sarawak, Ipoh, Johor Bahru, Klang – Selangor

Study mode

 Part-time, full time, and online

Courses

Undergraduate and postgraduate

Financial assistance

Study Grant, Return-To-Study Allowance, Bursary Award, PTPTN, EPF and other modes of assistance.

4. Asia e University (AeU)

Besides having an Open and Distance learning programme, AeU offers Face to Face tutorials and a blended learning programme

Location

Kuala Lumpur (main location), Petaling Jaya, Ipoh, Penang, Johor Bahru, Ayer Keroh – Melaka, Kuching & Mukah – Sarawak

Study mode

Part-time and full time

Courses

 Undergraduate and postgraduates

Financial assistance

Grants, awards, scholarships, discounts for special needs individuals, EPF, HRDF Funds, and other discounts available

5. Vinayaka Missions International University College (VMIUC)

VMIUC is the first university college in Johor to offer courses in dentistry. This new university from India will only take in 50 students

Location

Penang, Sarawak, Sabah and other locations

Study mode

Full time and Online/Distance learning

Courses

Undergraduate and postgraduate

Financial assistance

Partial scholarships, PTPTN and other assistance

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