Top Courses To Study In University In Malaysia

Are you approaching the final days of your student life, surrounded by the confines of your room due to not being able to fully experience graduation as Covid-19 continues to wreak havoc amidst our society? Perhaps it’s time to let it go and look into the future. And in the near future, you’ll most certainly have to look into higher education as a launchpad for your adult working life. That being said, being young means you may not necessarily have everything planned out in — and that’s okay.

For tertiary education courses to study in Malaysia, you certainly won’t go wrong with the classic engineering, medicine, accounting, or software courses. But for a list of in-demand jobs in the Malaysian market, you’ve definitely come to the right place.

We have grouped the top courses to study in universities in Malaysia and grouped them according to the main areas of study. Likewise, there will be minor deviations in job demand and future salary depending on the courses you’ve picked, so choose and review each one wisely!

Computer Sciences, Computing, Information Technology (IT) Courses

As humankind skyrockets into the future of technology, this area of expertise will likely still see a boon in the foreseeable future. And with the myriad of areas to master in this industry, you’ll definitely be spoilt for choice when it comes to the type of jobs you are planning to apply for.These are the top courses in the area of computer science, computing, and IT:

  • Software Engineering
  • Computer Programming
  • Information Technology (IT)
  • Information Communications Technology
  • Computer Science
  • Cyber Security
  • Data Analytics or Data Science
  • Mobile Computing
  • Network Computing
  • Database Administration
  • Business Information Systems
  • Systems Security
  • Forensic Computing
  • Cloud Computing
  • Intelligent Systems
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Internet of Things (IoT)
  • Computer Games Development or Games Design
  • Computing

Accounting, Finance & Quantitative Studies Courses

There are a few things in life that still require a human touch when it comes down to it. And while modern technology may expedite and simplify the process, you’ll still need a few pairs of supervising eyes in order to make sure everything runs smoothly. That’s where these courses will still command demand in the future:

  • Accounting
  • Accounting & Finance
  • Actuarial Science
  • Actuarial Science & Finance
  • Finance
  • Finance & Investment
  • Financial Engineering
  • Banking & Finance
  • Islamic Banking & Finance
  • Economics
  • Financial Economics
  • Forensic Accounting
  • Internal Audit
  • Taxation

Business Management Courses

The economy of the world has certainly seen its better days, but we fully believe that the future entails bigger and more expansive potential when it comes to businesses. More businesses will rise from the ashes of this latest global economic downturn and the massive goliath corporations will remain on track to conquer the business world.

If you would like to be a part of this world, we’d recommend the following business management courses.

  • Business Studies
  • Business Management
  • Business Administration
  • Business
  • Business & Knowledge Management
  • Human Resource Management (HRM)
  • Marketing Management
  • International Business Management
  • eBusiness
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Logistics Management
  • Supply Chain Management

Engineering Courses

Engineering is the de facto course of choice to pick when you are uncertain of what you’d like to pursue in the future. And as the engineering world is a large one, we are sure that you’ll find something that sparks your interest. From electrical to robotics, here are the best engineering courses to study in Malaysia:

  • Engineering
  • Electrical & Electronic Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Mechatronic Engineering
  • Telecommunication Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Nanotechnology
  • Optical Engineering
  • Robotics & Automation Engineering
  • Petroleum Engineering
  • Architecture
  • Interior Architecture
  • Quantity Surveying
  • Construction Project Management
  • Aircraft Maintenance

Mass Communication Courses

Communication remains an important cog in humanity’s machine. As such, there will be no shortage of mass communication graduate hopefuls in the future. And if you’re passionate about spreading a message, here are some worthy courses for you in the field of mass communications to consider:

  • Mass Communication
  • Branding & Advertising
  • Journalism
  • Broadcasting
  • Media Studies
  • Public Relations
  • Public Relations & Marketing
  • Public Relations & Event Management
  • Marketing Communications
  • Events Management

Hospitality, Tourism & Culinary Arts Courses

At this point in time, the travel industry is in hibernation as the world desperately tries to recover from the Covid-19 pandemic. But recover it will as travelling will always be the spice of life. We predict that there will be a massive boom in the industry once the world has deemed travel to be safe.

In the meantime, you may consider a few of these courses in order to prepare for an in-demand job in the hospitality industry in the future. 

  • Hotel Management
  • Hospitality Management
  • Culinary Arts
  • Patisserie
  • Baking
  • Tourism Management
  • Events Management

Art & Design Courses

Mankind’s creativity is unbound. And the industry as a whole has received a major shot in the arm in terms of the number of creators as more and more people are looking for ways to work from home or have already made the transition. As we all know, the arts and design world is rife with freelance talents that are more than happy to share their knowledge and skills. These are some courses to consider if you are planning to join the ranks of highly skilled artisans in design.

  • Design
  • Graphic Design
  • Multimedia Design
  • Fashion Design
  • Product Design
  • Interior Design
  • 3D Animation
  • Entertainment Arts
  • New Media Design
  • Interactive Design
  • Film, Broadcasting & Cinematic Arts
  • Entrepreneurial Design
  • Visual Effects

Health Science Courses

As you may have already noticed, we are in a constant state of health emergencies recently due to a lack of public health facilities, as well as talent in the industry.

More than ever, we as a society need a fresh batch of health professionals that are willing to fight the invisible enemy. And if you’re not planning on battling on the frontlines, that’s okay as well!

Here are some courses in the health science industry that you may consider:

  • Medicine
  • Dentistry
  • Nursing
  • Physiotherapy
  • Medical Imaging
  • Medical Lab Technology
  • Optometry
  • Pharmacy

Applied Science Courses

Science never stops progressing. You should get on board this train while you can as the industry will only get more saturated as time goes on. With Covid-19 being one of the sore spots in humanity’s history, you can be sure that the biotechnology and biomedical science fields in particular will be popular choices of courses for the next generation.

  • Biotechnology
  • Culinology
  • Food Science
  • Aquatic Science
  • Nutrition
  • Biomedical Science
  • Bioinformatics

Humanities & Social Science Courses

Last but certainly not least, humanity will still require a certain touch of, well, humanity when it comes to things that a machine may not be able to necessarily replicate. We’re of course talking about context and the many, many minute psychological layers that a typical human may have that a machine will not be able to properly interpret. Case in point, judging whether or not someone is guilty of a particular crime may not be as straightforward as black or white (or rather, guilty or innocent).These are the courses that you should look into if you are interested in the humanities:

  • Law
  • Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL)
  • Psychology

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