Open and Distance Learning

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Leveraging on Open and Distance Learning toward accessible and inclusive educational pathways

Online Distance Learning (ODL) are an accredited, online learning form of education which expands on using technology and systems to facilitate distant, online interactions between student – teacher and student – student communication and lesson deliveries. ODL courses provide easier access to course related resources and greater convenience to individuals seeking better flexibility in achieving their academic pursuits. ODL courses offered by Sunway University are offered by the following Schools.


Jeffrey Sachs Center on Sustainable Management

The Jeffrey Sachs Center on Sustainable Development is borne out of a partnership between the Jeffrey Cheah Foundation and the United Nations Sustainable Development Solutions Network Association (SDSN); a strategic collaboration on sustainable development as the United Nations enters the first year of implementing the Sustainable Development Goals. Jeffrey Sachs Center also offers fully ODL graduate studies programmes in collaboration with Sunway University:

Masters of Sustainable Development Management

Jeffrey Cheah Institute

The Jeffrey Cheah Institute on Southeast Asia (JCI) acts as a catalyst in solving some of the region’s most pressing development problems. JCI teaches a fully ODL master's programme and administers an academic exchange travel grant to Harvard.

Master of Public Policy

Sunway Business School

Sunway Business School (SBS) is a leading business school in the ASEAN region that aims to develop successful graduates with exposure to best business practices. In an effort to further support developing professionals, SBS currently offers two fully ODL programmes:

Master of Business Administration

Master of Marketing

School of Engineering and Technology

The School of Engineering and Technology offers students a superior learning experience through excellent teaching, good administrative support, and personalised attention. Our team of dedicated and experienced academics imparts knowledge and skills in the field of science and technology, and along the way equips students with good values and professionalism to serve the community. 

Master of Data Science