Life­long learn­ing made ac­ces­si­ble

The Star Malaysia - Star2 - - POSTGRADUATE - If you wish to find out more, visit AeU at: Road to IPTS 2014 at Ipoh Pa­rade Mall, Ipoh on Feb 22 and 23 (10am to 6pm) Postgradasialive 2014 Fair at Kuala Lumpur Con­ven­tion Cen­tre on Feb 22 and 23 (10am to 6pm)

SINCE its in­cep­tion, Asia e Univer­sity (AeU) has stayed true to its mis­sion of pro­vid­ing life­long learn­ing to both Malaysians and non-Malaysians. En­rol­ment into life­long learn­ing pro­grammes, es­pe­cially post­grad­u­ate pro­grammes, can be done via the con­ven­tional en­try paths or via the open en­try paths. Learn­ing op­por­tu­ni­ties have never been eas­ier or more ef­fort­less.

AeU has con­stantly of­fered in­no­va­tive and rel­e­vant aca­demic pro­grammes in a wide range of ar­eas – man­age­ment, busi­ness, ed­u­ca­tion, ICT and multimedia, arts and hu­man­i­ties, and so­cial sci­ences. Fo­cus­ing mainly on the needs of work­ing adults, Schools at AeU have con­tin­u­ously im­parted up-to-date knowl­edge and in­for­ma­tion while em­pha­sis­ing ca­reer ad­vance­ment and life­long learn­ing.

AeU’s pro­grammes are unique be­cause they cater to both full-time and part-time modes of study through its fully on­line, blended learn­ing and work-based learn­ing ap­proaches.

Be­low is a list of some of AeU’s pop­u­lar post­grad­u­ate pro­grammes: Doc­tor of Phi­los­o­phy (PhD) in Busi­ness Ad­min­is­tra­tion Doc­tor of Phi­los­o­phy (PhD) in Ed­u­ca­tion Doc­tor of Phi­los­o­phy (PhD) in Arts Doc­tor of Phi­los­o­phy (PhD) in ICT In­dus­trial Doc­tor­ate (IndD) Doc­tor of Busi­ness Ad­min­is­tra­tion (DBA) Mas­ter in In­for­ma­tion & Com­mu­ni­ca­tion Tech­nol­ogy Man­age­ment (Spe­cial­i­sa­tions: project man­age­ment, open source com­put­ing, in­for­ma­tion se­cu­rity, knowl­edge man­age­ment, ICT en­trepreneur­ship, Is­lamic bank­ing, Is­lamic in­sur­ance and busi­ness con­ti­nu­ity man­age­ment) Mas­ter of Busi­ness Ad­min­is­tra­tion (Spe­cial­i­sa­tions: in­ter­na­tional busi­ness, en­trepreneur­ship, risk man­age­ment, Is­lamic bank­ing and fi­nance) Ex­ec­u­tive Mas­ter of Busi­ness Man­age­ment Mas­ter of Hu­man Re­sources Man­age­ment Ex­ec­u­tive Mas­ter of Mas­ter of Strate­gic Hu­man Re­sources Man­age­ment Mas­ter of Sci­ences (Man­age­ment) (by re­search) Mas­ter in Man­age­ment Mas­ter of Knowl­edge Man­age­ment Mas­ter of Hu­man­i­ties & Arts (by re­search) Mas­ter of So­cial Sci­ences (by re­search) Mas­ter of Ed­u­ca­tion (Spe­cial­i­sa­tions: cur­ricu­lum and in­struc­tion, ed­u­ca­tion psy­chol­ogy, ed­u­ca­tional man­age­ment, early child­hood ed­u­ca­tion, sci­ence ed­u­ca­tion, in­struc­tional tech­nol­ogy, nurs­ing ed­u­ca­tion, higher ed­u­ca­tion teach­ing, ed­u­ca­tional as­sess­ment and eval­u­a­tion, teach­ing English as a sec­ond lan­guage) Post­grad­u­ate Di­ploma in Higher Ed­u­ca­tion Teach­ing

Flex­i­ble learn­ing

AeU is known for its flex­i­bil­ity and dis­tance learn­ing cour­ses that ac­com­mo­date a stu­dent’s study and work sched­ule. AeU’s flex­i­ble learn­ing of­fers stu­dents the ease of study­ing on­line at home or at work. Stu­dents can choose be­tween full-time or part-time modes of study depend­ing on their life­styles. This en­cour­ages stu­dents to learn in a stress-free en­vi­ron­ment where they can study, work and at the same time, en­joy their life with fam­ily.

What makes AeU unique?

Since it was es­tab­lished in 2007, AeU has grown to be­come a leading provider of on­line and dis­tance learn­ing (ODL) in Malaysia. As an ODL in­sti­tu­tion, AeU’s fo­cus is to pro­vide ac­ces­si­ble and af­ford­able higher ed­u­ca­tion for all. The univer­sity gave rise to a new ap­proach to ter­tiary ed­u­ca­tion that al­lows greater flex­i­bil­ity in learn­ing. The phi­los­o­phy is based on the be­lief that qual­ity ed­u­ca­tion should be made avail­able and ac­ces­si­ble to ev­ery­one.

AeU cur­rently of­fers more than 40 aca­demic pro­grammes at all lev­els, from diplo­mas to PhDs, through five of its schools – the School of Man­age­ment, School of Ed­u­ca­tion & Cog­ni­tive Sci­ences, School of In­for­ma­tion & Com­mu­ni­ca­tions Tech­nol­ogy, School of Arts, Hu­man­i­ties & So­cial Sci­ences and School of Grad­u­ate Stud­ies.

All aca­demic pro­grammes are in­ter­na­tion­ally bench­marked, ap­proved by the Malaysian Min­istry of Ed­u­ca­tion (MOE) and ac­cred­ited by the Malaysian Qual­i­fi­ca­tions Agency (MQA). The univer­sity also of­fers more than 170 ex­ec­u­tive and pro­fes­sional pro­grammes through the School of Pro­fes­sional & Ex­ec­u­tive Ed­u­ca­tion and School of Tech­ni­cal Ed­u­ca­tion, En­gi­neer­ing & Reskilling.

AeU also pro­vides 26 learn­ing cen­tres in ma­jor cities and in ru­ral ar­eas Ranau such as and Kota Marudu in Sabah, and Miri and Sibu in Sarawak. These cen­tres are ful­lye­quipped with tu­to­rial rooms, com­puter lab­o­ra­to­ries and aca­demic re­source cen­tres with In­ter­net fa­cil­i­ties.

Fi­nan­cial aids

Apart from its af­ford­able and flex­i­ble study fees, AeU of­fers var­i­ous fi­nan­cial aids and in­cen­tives to as­sist stu­dents dur­ing their pe­riod of study. Be­low is a list of fi­nan­cial aids avail­able: AeU Merit Schol­ar­ship avail­able for top­per­form­ing stu­dents 10% dis­count avail­able through stu­dent loy­alty schemes 10% dis­count for full pay­ment of se­mes­ter fees 50% dis­count for se­nior cit­i­zens above 55 years old 75% dis­count for dis­abled people PTPTN loans and EPF with­drawal as­sis­tance MyBrain15 Spon­sor­ships (for doc­toral and mas­ter’s only) Hu­man Re­source De­vel­op­ment Fund (HRDF) claimable cour­ses

fur­ther in­quiries, call AeU at 1300 300 238 or visit www.aeu.edu.my

New post­grad­u­ate stu­dents at AeU’s ori­en­ta­tion last month.

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