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Swinburne University of Technology, Sarawak, Malaysia


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Why Study in Swinburne University of Technology, Sarawak

Full-Fledged University

Swinburne Sarawak is the only international branch university campus of Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne, Australia.

Professionally-Accredited Programs

Many of our programs have been accredited and recognised by professional bodies such as CPA Australia, ACCA, Institution of Engineers Australia, Board of Engineers Malaysia and the Australian Computer Society (ACS).

Australian Education at Malaysian Cost

You will find that it is affordable to pursue tertiary education at Swinburne Sarawak as the fees are only a fraction of the cost of studying in Australia.

Ideal Study Destination

Kuching is well known for its relaxed atmosphere and friendly people. Its good infrastructure in education, communication, banking and transportation make it an ideal destination for living and pursuing higher education.

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About Swinburne University of Technology, Sarawak

Swinburne University of Technology Sarawak Campus is the international branch campus of Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne, Australia. The Sarawak campus opened in Kuching, the capital city of the Malaysian state of Sarawak, in 2000.

The campus is a partnership between Swinburne Australia and the Sarawak government. The campus is part of a long-term strategy by Swinburne Australia, established in 1908, to globalize its operations and provide its students with international living, working and learning opportunities.

Since it was first set up, Swinburne Sarawak has been growing rapidly. The custom-designed campus has a current student population of 4,000. Apart from Malaysia, students hail from more than 60 countries, making it a truly international university.

Only 15 minutes away from the heart of Kuching city and nestled within commercial and residential areas, the 16.5-acre campus offers undergraduate degrees in engineering, science, commerce, computing and design that are identical to those of its home campus in Australia. Also offered are postgraduate research programs at PhD and masters in these disciplines as well as the MBA (International) and MA (TESOL). Also included is the one-year foundation programs in business, design, information technology/multimedia, engineering and science. A range of English language proficiency programs are also available.

Students may complete their degrees entirely in Kuching or transfer to one of its campuses in Melbourne to complete them.

These courses are a fraction of the cost of studying in Australia and parchments are awarded by Swinburne Australia.

Applied professional emphasis and direct placements in industry are a feature of many of its undergraduate courses. The focus on practical training is an integral part of the course structure and the university is well known for producing employment-ready graduates.

Swinburne Sarawak maintains a strong technology base and important links with industry. It aspires to be a research intensive university and is developing its research capability with a focus on areas relevant to industry. With state-of-the-art facilities, it conducts research on information security, mechatronics engineering, software engineering, business as well as education and e-learning.

Swinburne Sarawak is rated Tier 5: Excellent, the highest rating achieved by any university in the Malaysian Qualifications Agency’s Rating System for Higher Education (SETARA) for 2009, 2011 and 2013.

The MQA is responsible for monitoring and overseeing the quality assurance practices and accreditation of national higher education in Malaysia.


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