Sentral College

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Sentral College (Georgetown)

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Sentral College (Georgetown)

Featured Courses

Featured Course Name Level Duration Fee
Diploma in Business Studies Diploma 2.5 years MYR 9,284 / Year Apply
BSc (Hons) Business & Management (3+0) with University of Salford, Manchester, United Kingdom Degree 3 years MYR 17,782 / Year Apply
Course Name Level Duration Fee
Diploma in Business Studies Diploma 2.5 years MYR 9,284 / Year
BSc (Hons) Business & Management (3+0) with University of Salford, Manchester, United Kingdom Degree 3 years MYR 17,782 / Year
Featured Course Name Level Duration Fee
Diploma In Computer Systems Technology Diploma 2.5 years MYR 9,808 / Year Apply
BSc (Hons) Business Information Technology (3+0) with University of Salford, Manchester, United Kingdom Degree 3 years MYR 18,279 / Year Apply
Course Name Level Duration Fee
Diploma In Computer Systems Technology Diploma 2.5 years MYR 9,808 / Year
BSc (Hons) Business Information Technology (3+0) with University of Salford, Manchester, United Kingdom Degree 3 years MYR 18,279 / Year
Featured Course Name Level Duration Fee
Diploma In Accounting Diploma 2.5 years MYR 9,276 / Year Apply
BSc (Hons) Accounting & Finance (3+0) with University of Salford, Manchester, United Kingdom Degree 3 years MYR 18,949 / Year Apply
ACCA Qualification Professional Programmes 3 years MYR 7,863 / Year Apply
Course Name Level Duration Fee
Diploma In Accounting Diploma 2.5 years MYR 9,276 / Year
BSc (Hons) Accounting & Finance (3+0) with University of Salford, Manchester, United Kingdom Degree 3 years MYR 18,949 / Year
ACCA Qualification Professional Programmes 3 years MYR 7,863 / Year
Featured Course Name Level Duration Fee
Diploma In Tourism Management Diploma 2.5 years MYR 9,576 / Year Apply
Course Name Level Duration Fee
Diploma In Tourism Management Diploma 2.5 years MYR 9,576 / Year
Featured Course Name Level Duration Fee
Diploma in Early Childhood Education Diploma 2.5 years MYR 9,476 / Year Apply
Course Name Level Duration Fee
Diploma in Early Childhood Education Diploma 2.5 years MYR 9,476 / Year

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Faculty Highlights

<p><strong>Focus on Practical Learning</strong> - Students gain direct exposure to what management of business is like through on-site industrial visits where they are able to talk to top managemnet to gain insights that not many people get. One of such visits was to Kong Cheong Food Industries where sauces and condiments are produced. Students get to see with their own eyes how a manufacturing business works and is run.</p> <p>Other exposures include hands-on projects and assignments, entrepreneurship workshops, talks by invited entreprenuers and business leaders, and industrial placements.</p> <p><strong>Overseas Recognition</strong> - Sentral's business degree will accord you with a recognition by the University of Salford from UK (ranked by QS as top 100 universities in UK) without the need to study there. Students however have the option to transfer to UK to complete their studies if they wish for richer cultural exposure.</p> <p><strong>Personal Development Opportunities</strong> - Students of Sentral have the opportunity to develop themeselves through additional seminars, conferences and workshops on business communication, professional development, and public speaking which instills the very skills that employers look for.</p> <p>One such event participated by the business students was the Federation of Malaysian Manufacturers (FMM) CEO Forum 2017 in Spice Arena, Penang to gain exposure of current industrial and business trends.</p> <p>Students are also encouraged to actively participate in community services and extra-curricular activities to develop ethical values and valuable soft skills such as leadership, problem solving and teamwork. Such events are organized by the teaching staff or by students from various clubs. </p> <p><strong>Dedicated Support</strong> - Students can gain access to Sentral's dedicated teaching staff at any time beyond office hours as Sentral's lecturers want to see all students do well. Most students studying at larger institutions will typically not be able to benefit from this level of attention.</p>
<p><strong>Hands-on and Real World Projects</strong> - Students are required to undertake multiple practical IT projects in the final year ranging from mobile application development, web applications, enterprise systems, cloud computing, and e-commerce solutions which are relevant in-demand technologies in the real world. The faculty also emphasize on designing and multimedia learning.</p> <p>One such project involved students' participation in Seminar Digital Kerajaan in 2017 showcasing their project which revolves around the implementation of BEACON technology (motion and signal detection technology) in the Sentral campus. The project drew so much attention that Tech Dome Penang offered to pay a sizable sum to the students to commercialise it at Tech Dome Komtar.</p> <p><strong>Business Application Exposure</strong> - Students are also exposed to industrial visits to prominent technology companies such as Exabytes, a top web-hosting and e-commerce solutions company and Easyparcel, an online logistics and courier delivery service company. They learn about the unique business models of tech businesses and how the operations are run. </p> <p><strong>Holistic Syllabus</strong> - The syllabus of Sentral's IT programmes focuses on business IT which combines both the knowledge and skills of using complex software tools and processing business information to come out with strategic business decisions.</p> <p>In additon to that it also expands student's learning to relevant skills such as applications development, networking systems and e-commerce. On top of this students will also learn the fundamentals of business including marketing, accounting, law, project management and intercultural management so they are able to connect technology with business decisions. </p> <p><strong>Overseas Recognition</strong> - Sentral's Business IT degree will accord you with a recognition by the University of Salford from UK (ranked by QS as top 100 universities in UK) without the need to study there. Students however have the option to transfer to UK to complete their studies if they wish for richer cultural exposure.</p> <p><strong>Personal Development Opportunities</strong> - Students of Sentral have the opportunity to develop themeselves through additional seminars, conferences and workshops on business communication, professional development, and public speaking which instills the very skills that employers look for.</p> <p><strong>Dedicated Support</strong> - Students can gain access to Sentral's dedicated teaching staff at any time beyond office hours as Sentral's lecturers want to see all students do well. Most students studying at larger institutions will typically not be able to benefit from this level of attention.</p>
<p><strong>Accounting Diploma, Degree or ACCA</strong> - Students can choose to pursue various avenues to obtain their accounting certification, each suiting different preferences and objectives of students. ACCA is an internationally recognised accreditation and is highly respected but challenging programme. Sentral provides one of the most affordable ACCA studies in Malaysia.</p> <p>Graduating with a degree in accounting & finance will also accord students with exam paper exemptions should they pursue to complete their professional qualification via ACCA later.</p> <p><strong>Platinum Approved Learning Partner since 2013</strong> - Sentral is the only receipient of the platinum partner status (highest award) in the northern region by ACCA. In awarding this recognition, ACCA looks into global teaching best practices, the institution, course management, course delivery, student support and passing rate against global standards. </p> <p><strong>Early Career Opportunity Exposure</strong> - The college works closely with leading industry firms to provide students with early exposure to job opportunities through ''Accounting Day'', a dedicated career fair organized by ACCA to attract companies such as Ernst and Young, KPMG, PwC and Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA). Sentral can also provide students with links to these companies through its career service support. </p> <p><strong>Overseas Recognition</strong> - Sentral's accounting & finance degree will accord you with a recognition by the University of Salford from UK (ranked by QS as top 100 universities in UK) without the need to study there. Students however have the option to transfer to UK to complete their studies if they wish for richer cultural exposure.</p> <p><strong>Personal Development Opportunities</strong> - Students of Sentral have the opportunity to develop themeselves through additional seminars, conferences and workshops on business communication, professional development, and public speaking which instills the very skills that employers look for.</p> <p><strong>Dedicated Support</strong> - Students can gain access to Sentral's dedicated teaching staff at any time beyond office hours as Sentral's lecturers want to see all students do well. Most students studying at larger institutions will typically not be able to benefit from this level of attention.</p>
<p><strong>Top Provider of Tourism Course - </strong>Sentral College provides the longest running education for tourism in the northern region as a testament to the quality and popularity of its courses.</p> <p><strong>Growing Tourism Industry</strong> - Despite the many online channels to book fights and hotels, the tourism industry is growing stronger as more travellers want more customized and personal experiences guided by professionals. There is a huge opportunity for tourism and hospitality graduates to add value either by through their own tour guide services or joining established firms such as Expedia, Amadeus, or Traveloka. </p> <p>Students are given the tools to learn as part of the course should they decide to start their own tourism business such as accounting, toursim law, geography, marketing, management and entrepreneurship studies.</p> <p><strong>Practical Learning</strong> - Students are exposed to industrial visits, group projects, volunteer events and industrial training. This included visits to G-Hotel and Royale Chulan Hotel which are top-rated hotels in Penang to learn about the operations of a hotel chain. Sunway hotel is also one of its prominent partners in training students for their mandatory internships.</p> <p>Students are also exposed to organizing events with one of the activities involving the set up of a Heritage Race in the UNESCO World Heritage Zone in Penang as well as the Tour de World. Students of the School of Tourism & Hospitality are also encouraged to actively participate in community services and volunteering projects organized by the Ministry of Tourism, Arts & Culture, Malaysia (MOTAC) and other NGOs. Some of the volunteering events they participated in were Penang’s Chinese New Year Festival held at the Esplanade, “Jom Makan Durian” Event, and George Town Heritage Celebration. </p> <p>Field trips to Vietnam, Indonesia and neighbouring countries are also organized to show and train students on how tours are conducted and provide them first-hand appreciation of cultural diversity. </p> <p>These hands-on exposures and acquired skills make students more employable and equipped to start their own ventures.</p> <p><strong>Personal Development Opportunities</strong> - Students of Sentral have the opportunity to develop themeselves through additional seminars, conferences and workshops on business communication, professional development, and public speaking which instills the very skills that employers look for.</p> <p><strong>Dedicated Support</strong> - Students can gain access to Sentral's dedicated teaching staff at any time beyond office hours as Sentral's lecturers want to see all students do well. Most students studying at larger institutions will typically not be able to benefit from this level of attention.</p>
<p><strong>Growing Industry and Opportunities</strong> - With growing middle income households and parents placing higher priority on their children's development and education, there are abundant opportunities for those with this knowledge and skills. Hundreds of private schools are opening to cater to this demand and many specialised services to guide parents on child development is increasingly more popular.</p> <p><strong>Personal Development Opportunities</strong> - Students of Sentral have the opportunity to develop themeselves through additional seminars, conferences and workshops on business communication, professional development, and public speaking which instills the very skills that employers look for.</p> <p><strong>Dedicated Support</strong> - Students can gain access to Sentral's dedicated teaching staff at any time beyond office hours as Sentral's lecturers want to see all students do well. Most students studying at larger institutions will typically not be able to benefit from this level of attention.</p>

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