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Metropolitan College

THE NEW METROPOLITAN EDGE

As a pioneer in providing quality business education, Metropolitan College has established strong partnerships with respected institutions of higher education globally; bringing business degree programmes and postgraduate programmes that are internationally recognised to Malaysia.

With over two decades of experience, Metropolitan College is today one of the top choices of students who are serious about pursuing a successful career in business.

As a member of the INTI Education Group, Metropolitan College also enjoys the benefits of being part of a global network resulting from the synergy with Laureate International Universities – the world’s leading provider of private international education.

In addition to being able to tap global best practices, sharing of recourses, teaching material and academic staff from an international faculty, students will also benefit from student and lecturer mobility.

The emphasis on career focused learning based on employer needs, training in competencies and the E2E (Enrollment to Employment service) will help Metropolitan College students get greater exposure and training to think beyond the classroom. The Laureate strategy to provide quality education that is professionally relevant gives its graduates an advantage over their peers. It complements Metropolitan College’s continuous commitment as a leading education provider to ensure that the programmes taught are relevant and meet the needs of the current environment.

Metropolitan College also has a long-standing relationship with Curtin University of Technology, which focuses on providing education that centres on imparting knowledge and skills that meet industry standards. Courses offered include Master of Accounting, Master of Finance and Master of Marketing. Also a popular choice among students is the Bachelor of Commerce degree, with options of 3+0, 2+1 or 2+1 programmes for students to choose from.

The Metropolitan College campus is designed to provide a total learning environment. With a capacity for 1,500 students, the campus comprises three blocks linked by a spacious concourse, and offers a free computer notebook service and a resource centre equipped with networked personal computers linked to a wide rane of online databases and resources.

CURTIN MASTER PROGRAMMES AT METROPOLITAN COLLEGE

Start moving up in your career
We provide knowledge and skills that meet international standards so executives from various fields can take advantage of our master’s programmes designed for self-development and career advancement.

  • We offer specialised Curtin master’s programmes which are the Master of Accounting, Master of Finance and Master of Marketing.
  • All these master’s programmes are of 100% Curtin standards.
  • Our courses have a highly applied practical focus delivered by leading academics and business practitioners.
  • The courses are delivered by experienced, dedicated and qualified lecturers including visiting Curtin lecturers.
  • Flexible twinning programmes allow you the affordability to complete the entire course here or transfer part of it to any Curtin campus.
  • Our weekend classes are taught in blocks so you’ll be able to effectively manage your time between family and career.

CURTIN UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY

Our partnership with one of Australia’s best

  • One of Australia’s most successful and established universities.
  • Curtin’s main campus is situated in Bentley, Perth. There are other campuses in various locations in Western Australia, Sydney, Singapore and Malaysia.
  • Degree programmes are also available in Singapore, Vietnam, Mauritius, China, Malaysia, Indonesia, Hong Kong, Sri Lanka and Pakistan.
  • Curtin is a member of the Australian Technology Network - an alliance of five of the most innovative and enterprising universities in Australia.
  • In the Good Universities Guide 2008, Curtin was the highestranked Western Australian university and received a five-star rating for entry flexibility.

CURTIN BUSINESS SCHOOL

Here, your education is serious business

  • Curtin Business School has one of the most comprehensive business teaching facilities in Australia.
  • A practical, innovative business school that has consistently educated and developed professionals for the global business community.
  • All programmes carry full academic status - external specialists regularly review all programmes to ensure national and international standards are met.
  • Business education here is developed in line with, and ahead of, industry requirements. This ensures that the programmes are effective and relevant in meeting current industry needs.
  • Strong partnerships with distinguished professional bodies such as CPA Australia, Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply, Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia, Economic Society of Australia (WA Branch), Financial Planning Association, Australian Computer Society, Australian Marketing Institute, Royal Australian Institute of Public Administration, Australian Institute of Management, Australian Institute of Valuers and Land Economists, and Real Estate Institute of Western Australia.
  • The Advisory Council is made up of the Western Australian and international business community, government bodies and professional organisations. This ensures close ties between business and academic knowledge.

CURTIN MASTER’S PROGRAMMES

BROADEN and REDIRECT your career path

Unique programme features

  • Complete your course over 2 years of weekend classes.
  • Certificate and transcript are conferred by Curtin University of Technology, Perth.
  • Visiting Curtin lecturers for each unit/subject.
  • Twinning option to complete part of your semester in Curtin University of Technology.
  • Direct access to Curtin’s Online Learning Platform known as ‘Blackboard’.
  • All courses are designed to enhance your conceptual thinking, communication skills and analytical methods.

PROGRAMME DESCRIPTION

Master of Accounting

This CPA accredited programme is designed to give you enhanced knowledge and skills to equip you for professional accounting and financial management careers locally and internationally.

This programme will help you:
Gain a comprehensive understanding of Australian and international accounting, auditing, taxation and financial management concepts, methods and techniques.

Master of Finance

Accredited by the Australasian Institute of Banking and Finance, this Australian degree will provide you with the knowledge and skills needed in Australian and international financial markets.

This programme will help you:

  • Gain the ability to understand the financial implications with the changes in economic environments.
  • Manage money and investments at personal and corporate levels. Master of Marketing

Master of Marketing

A programme accredited by the Australian Marketing Institute that is designed to provide you with advanced knowledge in marketing which will increase your strategic decision-making skills in marketing.

This programme will help you:
Enhance your skills in competitive marketing strategies, public relations, electronic marketing, buyer behaviour, strategic business planning, advertising and market research methodologies.

Entry Requirements
Students are required to meet these criteria to be accepted into the Curtin master’s programmes:

  • Recognised bachelor’s degree* OR
  • Equivalent academic qualification and relevant work experience (assessed on an individual basis) AND
  • English language: IELTS (Reading & Listening: 6.0, Writing & Speaking: 6.0; Overall Band 6.5), TOEFL (570/above) or CUTE (Grade A/B)

* Master of Accounting – a recognised bachelor’s degree in a field other than accounting OR a completed Accounting professional qualification (e.g. ACCA & CIMA);
* Master of Finance – a recognised bachelor’s degree in a field other than finance;
* Master of Marketing – a recognised bachelor’s degree from any field with one year of relevant work experience.

Exemptions:

  • Possible exemptions or Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) up to a maximum 4 units.
  • RPL may not be granted for a postgraduate programme for prior studies below the undergraduate level.
  • Limited RPL may be granted for a postgraduate programme for completion of undergraduate level studies where the outcomes achieved within the undergraduate programme are considered directly relevant to the requirements of the postgraduate programme. A maximum of one third or one year of the credit value of a course, whichever is the lesser, may be granted for a postgraduate programme.
  • Applicants need to provide supportive evidence for content comparison in the application for RPL, e.g. certified copies of award certificates, complete transcripts, course outline or professional qualification.

Intakes: July – November (regular) and February – June (regular)

Postgraduate Units

Master of Accounting

  • Accounting (Financial)
  • Economic Analysis and Asian Economies
  • Legal Environment
  • Finance (Principles)
  • Accounting (Quantitative Methods)
  • Accounting (Corporate)
  • Accounting (Managerial)
  • Accounting (Information Systems)
  • Law (Corporation)
  • Accounting (Theory and Issues)
  • Taxation
  • Auditing

Master of Finance

  • Accounting (Financial)
  • Economics (Principles)
  • Legal Environment
  • Finance (Principles)
  • Finance (Instruments and Markets)
  • Econometrics (Introductory)
  • Finance (Portfolio Management)
  • Finance (Corporate)
  • Finance (Market for Corporate Control)
  • Finance (International)
  • Finance (Derivative Securities)
  • Financial Statement Analysis

Master of Marketing

  • Buyer Behaviour and Analysis
  • Electronic Marketing
  • Advertising
  • Public Relations (Principles)
  • Marketing Intelligence and Research
  • International Marketing
  • Sales Management and Negotiations
  • Tourism and Event Marketing
  • Competitive Marketing Strategies
  • Strategic Business Planning
  • Marketing of Services
  • Research Methodology

COURSE DELIVERY

For each unit of study, students will receive a total of at least 40 contact hours of lectures:

  • A 12-hour compulsory weekend lecture is conducted by a visiting Curtin lecturer.
  • Metropolitan College academicians will conduct between 28 to 44 hours of lecture.
  • Lectures are on weekends.

COLLEGE FACILITIES AND RESOURCES

College Campus

  • Designed to provide a conducive learning environment
  • 3 blocks and a spacious concourse
  • Fully air-conditioned and equipped with modern teaching facilities
  • 2 lecture theatres and 1 lecture hall

Library

  • More than 24,000 books, journals, periodicals and CD-ROMs
  • Easy access to online library database

College Intranet and University Online Resources
www.metropolitanstudent.com and Curtin University’s online learning platform provide access to lecture notes, samples of exam papers and online journal database.

Computing Facilities

  • Free Wi-fiaccess and high speed broadband network
  • 3 dedicated Computer Teaching Laboratories
  • Resource Centre equipped with Internet-ready networked computers
  • Notebooks are available for students’ use
  • All computers linked to a wide range of software and print services

Postgraduate Centre
Serves as the master’s programmes office and as a comfortable postgraduate students lounge area

ADMISSIONS AND ENROLMENT

Admissions
Complete the application form and attach the relevant documents. Submit your application before the closing date by hand, mail or courier to:

The Program Consultant
Postgraduate Centre
Metropolitan College

1, Jalan Subang Utama, 47500 Subang Jaya
Selangor Darul Ehsan, Malaysia
Tel: 603 5634 4711
Fax: 603 5635 7740
Email: postgraduate@metropolitan.edu.my
Website: www.metropolitan.edu.my

Upon receiving your application, the programme consultant will process and notify you of your application status within one week.

Enrolment

  • Successful applicants will receive a Letter of Offer and Acceptance of Offer.
  • To accept the offer, submit the following to the Program Consultant
    - A completed Acceptance of Offer.
    - Payment for one semester’s indicative tuition fees.
  • Payment can be made either in money order, bank draft or cheque payable to “Metropolitan College Sdn. Bhd.” Cash payments in person are also accepted.
  • Thereafter, you will be enrolled and a Student Card will be issued to you.

Location

How to find us
Our campus is located at the heart of bustling Subang Jaya, about 15km from the Kuala Lumpur City Centre. The Subang Jaya township boasts a large number of restaurants and fast food outlets that range from internationally renowned franchises such as McDonald’s and Burger King to smaller shops such as Asia Café that offer a wide variety of good food.

It is possible to take a commuter train that reaches the city within 20 minutes. A bus stop is located just outside the College gates. An efficient taxi service provides alternate means of transport to and from anywhere in the city. On-campus parking is also available.

Address :
Metropolitan College
No 1, Jalan Subang Utama
47500 Subang Jaya
Selangor
Tel : 603-5634 4711
Fax : 603 5634 4718
Email : Click here to email
Website : http://www.metropolitan.edu.my
Contact Person :
Dr. Joseph Lee
(Principal)

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