Choice college with solid track record
DISTED College provides students with good quality and career-driven higher education. In January 2014, it has intakes for school leavers who are keen to pursue courses in pre-university studies, business, accounting, hospitality, psychology, computer science, IT, creative multimedia and engineering.
A-Level and SAM
Disted is the leading provider for the Cambridge A-Level and the South Australian Matriculation (SAM) programmes in northern Malaysia with a consistent track record of high achievements. They are international foundation pathways to universities locally and abroad, including twinning degree programmes at Disted, for tertiary studies in various fields.
The college offers a one-year intensive and fast-track Cambridge A-Level programme where bright science and arts students can enter university earlier, saving time and money, while those who prefer a more leisurely pace may opt for the 18-month programme.
Students who start the SAM programme in January, with a choice of science and arts subjects, can finish their studies within the same year.
Business and accounting
SPM school leavers who are keen on business education can start with the two-year Diploma in Business Studies to acquire knowledge and skills crucial to the effective and efficient management and operation of a business enterprise.
Those who specifically intend to obtain leading-edge expertise for the accounting and finance professions can opt for the twoyear Diploma in Accounting, which covers contemporary concepts and practical techniques of accounting, finance, management, auditing, law, taxation and accounting information system.
Holders of both diplomas can go on into the second year of a 3+0 twinning degree programme with UK’s Staffordshire University at Disted, with a choice of courses comprising BA(Hons) Accounting and Finance, BA(Hons) Business Management, BA(Hons) International Business Management and BA(Hons) Marketing Management.
Diploma in Business Studies holders can gain advanced standing at link universities abroad, while Diploma in Accounting graduates can progress into ACCA Qualification studies.
Disted has also obtained ACCA’s Approved Learning Partner (ALP) Gold accreditation.
Students with good academic and extracurricular achievements and deserving socio-economic background may apply for the Wawasan Education Foundation scholarships and the Yeap Chor Ee Charitable Trust scholarships for pre-university, diploma and degree studies.
Merit scholarships are available to SPM achievers with 4As and above to pursue pre-university and diploma courses.
Needy students will be eligible for additional support of a higher quantum in the merit scholarships.
Degree scholarships are available for undergraduate studies while sports excellence scholarships are open to students with outstanding state-level sporting achievements.
The upcoming intakes are Jan 6 for A-Level, SAM, diploma and ACCA courses, and Jan 13 for the psychology degree programme.
Details, call 04-2296579 or visit www.disted.edu.my.
Disted College’s financial aid recipients and academic achievers rejoicing at the scholarship and prize presentation ceremony.