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Encyclopedia > Monash University, Malaysia campus

The Monash University Malaysia (MUM) campus is often referred to as the Sunway campus, due to its location in the Bandar Sunway township in Malaysia, a development of the Sunway Group. Presently the campus shares a cluster of buildings with Sunway University College. The university will move in July 2007 into its own campus, also in the Bandar Sunway area. The university also operates a Clinical School in Johor Bahru, a city located in the south of Peninsular Malaysia. MUM is one of two Monash campuses outside the state of Victoria in Australia (This is exluding the two other overseas 'centres' in Prato, Italy and London). Menzies Building at the Clayton Campus Monash University is Australias largest university with about 55,000 students. ... Sunway Lagoon theme park Sunway Group also known as Sunway Holdings Incorporated Berhad commenced operations in 1986, mainly to develop the Bandar Sunway township in Petaling Jaya. ... Sunway University College is a private, for-profit, university college located in Bandar Sunway, Selangor, Malaysia. ... Bandar Sunway is a town in Selangor, Malaysia. ... Capital Melbourne Government Const. ... Prato is a city in Tuscany, Italy, the capital of the Province of Prato. ... This article is about the capital of England and the United Kingdom. ...


A key attraction of the institute to Malaysian and other Asian residents is that the testamur issued upon graduation is indistinguishable from those issued by the Australian campuses, which at least by impression lends a greater level of prestige to the graduate, while at the same time allowing students to enjoy lower tuition costs and substantially lower living expenses. TESTAMUR, Latin for we testify or certify (testari). ...


There is also an active student body, the Monash University Students Association (MUSA), which is well known for its championing of issues relating to gender equality, and its organization of the glamorous and prestigious Monash Ball.


Courses

Monash University Malaysia offers courses through five schools - School of Arts & Sciences, School of Business & Commerce, School of Engineering, School of Information Technology and School of Medicine and Health Sciences. Students can also take up Honours programmes, as well as Master's, MPhil and PhD courses. The Monash University Foundation Year (MUFY) programme is also available; however, it is administered by the Sunway University College. Sunway University College is a private, for-profit, university college located in Bandar Sunway, Selangor, Malaysia. ...


Notable former students include Nish Niruthan and Kevin Delaney.


Accreditation

Most Monash University Malaysia courses are accredited in Malaysia and Australia.Recently, the university also received accreditation from the Australian Medical Council (AMC) for its MBBS programme. It is the first programme fully taught outside Australia and New Zealand to be accredited by the AMC. It also gained accreditation in Engineering Courses by Engineers Australia and The Board of Engineers Malaysia. The Monash University Malaysia MBBS course has been deferred accreditation by the Singapore Medical Council, with a review pending upon the graduation of the first batch of students.


External link

  • Monash University Malaysia official website
  • Monash University Student Association (MUSA) website
  • Accredited Engineering Programs in Australia
  • Accredited Engineering Programs in Malaysia
  • Australian Medical Council Accredited Programs

 
 

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