Malaysia is currently the world's 11th most preferred study abroad destination. Malaysia's international education sector has grown tremendously in the last decade and the country is fast becoming a center of educational excellence in South East Asia.
There are over 700 private higher educational institutions and Universities in Malaysia. Many American and British Universities have set up their campuses in Malaysia for Malaysian as well as international students who wish to study in Malaysia at a lower cost.
There is great demand for graduates from, technical skills specifically in the area of engineering, manufacturing, telecommunications, renewable energy, oil and gas as well as information technology.