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Raffles College of Higher Education Kuala Lumpur

None, Malaysia
Setting Information not available
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Student population Small
International students 30%
Institution type Private

About Raffles College of Higher Education Kuala Lumpur

Raffles College of Higher Education Kuala Lumpur (RCHEKL) is part of Raffles Education Corporation – the largest private education group in Asia-Pacific. A range of courses in design, business and psychology are offered at the Kuala Lumpur campus. Industry-focused design courses provide practical vocational skills where emphasis is placed on nurturing designers not technicians. RCHEKL's business courses offer students pursuing a business qualification the opportunity to study in a creative learning environment with a flexible study schedule, while psychology students will benefit from the many real case studies and actual clinical internship postings. 

Raffles is committed to nurturing creative talents and management expertise for the creative design, management and science industry. Strong emphasis is placed on curriculum development to keep abreast with industry trends and needs. Students are provided with quality education that will equip them with the necessary knowledge, skills and hands-on learning experience, to launch a career in their respective fields. Students who are enrolled in Raffles benefit from a quality education with a well-rounded hands-on experience relevant to the industry. This enables them to improve their career opportunities. Studying in a multi-national environment enables Raffles students to expand their personal network, be exposed to international perspectives and greatly enhances career opportunities beyond their home country.

Fashion Design Course
The course will teach students how to work with textiles, clothing design, and other hands-on skills as well as fashion theory. From selecting the appropriate fabrics, software knowledge from Gerber Technology to design dress patterns, and learning about different machine stitches such as straight stitches for seaming and zigzag stitches for button holes. Assignments will equip each student to build an impressive fashion design portfolio for future employers and clients.

Design, Business, Merchandising, Science Course
Raffles Kuala Lumpur also offers a broad spectrum of industry relavant courses.

Campus information

The campus is made up of three buildings that consist of classrooms, workshops, studios and laboratories with the latest equipments and technological applications, enabling an interactive learning experience. In early 2014, a new building for interior design will be completed providing additional workshops, studios and sample room. The new space will also host Raffles Connexion, a place where students can mingle and relax with their peers.

Raffles College of Higher Education Kuala Lumpur is situated in the heart of the city and a 5-minute drive to Malaysia’s most famous landmark, the Petronas Twin Towers. Students benefit from being close to the action from the campus' convenient location. Students are able to watch design and business ideas unfold providing the visual inspiration to spur their creativity or the practical example that underpins their business principle learnt. This complements their studies and forms the bridge from classroom to real world.

Accommodation

Accommodation costs range from RM650 to RM1200. This is based on hostel accommodation within walking distance to the school. Apartment accommodation will depend on the location, type and facilities. 

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Courses available 10

Business and Management 2 Creative Arts & Design 9

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