Important Information

Important Information

Choose a study abroad option that works best for you. You may have questions about credit hours, application processes and so on. Read on to learn about more.


Frequently Asked Questions



How to calculate the number of credits earned?

When studying at Sunway University, students can select 3-5 subjects per semester (for a total of 20 MQF/ 30 ECTS/ 20 US Credits). One completed subject is usually worth 4 credits, which is equivalent to 6 ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System) study credits or 4 US credit points.


Application Process

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Application Deadline

The submission deadline for application documents is four (4) months before the intake date.

September 2023 Intake: 15 April 2023
April 2024 Intake: 30 November 2023

Acceptance & Visa

When can I expect to receive my acceptance letter

The Letter of Offer will be emailed to you 2 - 3weeks from the submission of the complete application documents.

Do I need a student visa to study in Malaysia?

Yes. All students will need to apply for a Student Visa (Mobility) for the maximum duration of 12 months of study. Our International Office will guide and assist in your student pass application.


What are the types of accommodation offered?

Students are encouraged to live at our on-campus accommodation. Click here to find out more.


Will there be someone from Sunway University to pick me up upon arriving at Malaysia airport?

Yes. There will be a representative from Sunway University to pick you up from the airport.

Student Orientation

Is there a student orientation that I need to attend?

Yes. The orientation is scheduled one week before the semester start.