The system and structure of Malaysian tertiary education is run by the country's Ministry of Higher Education. Individuals who choose to study in Malaysia for higher education can take the certificate, diploma, undergraduate or postgraduate courses.
The costs for an undergraduate bachelor degree are around US $11,000 to US $18,000 and for a postgraduate master’s degree from US $9,000 to US $18,000. Annual costs of living are around US $6,000. The average monthly rental for a single room on a twin-sharing basis could be between US $100 and US $150, depending on the area, the type of accommodation and the facilities available.
All international students are required to apply for a student visa, which requires four steps. First, the Electronic Visa Approval Letter application (eVAL), followed by the Single Entry Visa application (SEV), followed by the Student Pass application (the actual student visa), and lastly the Cancellation of the visa.