|Living cost||US$ 360 per month|
|Student population||Small (1,000 or less)|
About Malaysian Institute of Art (MIA)
On campus, students are surrounded by the modern interior environment that is hoped to inspire them in a supportive learning environment. Other than that, students will also have the opportunity to socialise and learn from their friends through daily campus activities including concerts, orientation events, creative competitions, and games.
Campus Facilities & Resources
- The computer lab is equipped with Apple iMac complete with Adobe Design software, PC with high-end processors and colour laser printers.
- Air-conditioned classrooms, studios, and labs are equipped with high end audio- visual teaching aid (plasma, laptop, LCD projectors etc.)
- A library with a collection of books, periodicals in Art, Design, and Music. Internet facilities are also available. All students can access WiFi.
- Art gallery to showcase creative works of art and design.
- A mini concert hall for Music programme students to do performance.
- Student common rooms with television, game sets, and reading materials.
- Accommodation is easily available in the neighbourhood.
- Easily accessible by public transportation.
Student Support Services & Student Development Activities
At the Student Affairs Department, students will be given assistance in terms of their accommodation and circulate vital information regarding opportunities for employment, activities, competitions, and others.
MIA campus can be located in Taman Melawati that provides students on campus with an abundance of activities and events to participate. To get around in or out of campus, students can easily utilise public transportation available such as bus, taxi, and LRT. Due to its strategic location, students can also head to their respective accommodation, eating joints, grocery stores, banks, and many others.
The monthly rental per resident is as follows (all rooms are non-air-conditioned unless specified):
- Triple/Quart sharing - RM350.00
- Twin sharing - RM380.00
- Single Room with attached bathroom - RM400.00 (subject to availability)
Schedule of Rental Payment
Termly payments in advance of 4 months, 4 months, 4 months respectively, to complete the 1st year.
Security deposit (refundable upon fulfillment of tenancy agreement)
RM700.00 or equivalent to 2 months rental whichever is higher.
Facilities & services
Personal wardrobe, bed with mattresses, study desk & chair, dining table & chairs, fridge, gas stove with gas tank (gas & utensils not include), hot water shower, twice weekly housekeeping service.
The student house that we offer is within a walking distance (10- 15 min).
MIA offers various types of scholarship such as the Academic Achievement Scholarships for students who had achieved the following minimum academic performance in their SPM or UEC examination (Malaysian students only):
- 9A’s and above – 100% tuition fee waiver
- 8A’s – 75% tuition fee waiver
- 7A’s – 50% tuition fee waiver
Other than that, students can try sending in their scholarship applications and get awarded through the annual Nationwide Art & Design Competition, 5 other full-scholarships through Dong Jiau Zhong, and 2 scholarships from Sin Chew Education Fun and Nanyang Education Fund respectively.
MIA also helps to guide students in obtaining study loan from PTPTN or Perbadanan Tabung Pendidikan Tinggi Nasional, SOCSO (Social Security Organisation), and other options.
Courses available 7Creative Arts & Design 7
- 2014 Pertandingan Seni Lukis & Seni Reka MIA ke-29 13 Mar 2014
- MIA Creativity Development Workshop 2016 16 Mar 2016
- Unique Designs Win Awards 18 Jul 2013