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DISTED College, Penang

DISTED, Penang’s first private Not-For-Profit institution of higher learning owned by the Wawasan Education Foundation, is committed to providing education and training to young students to serve the needs of industry and community. It thrives on the confidence of the community and the strengths of its programmes, staff and student pastoral care.

Being one of the earliest college institution in Penang, DISTED believes in the capability and commitment of Malaysians to provide a brand of education that is excellent, relevant and complete for all in the country. It offers a wide range of high-quality courses from certificate to bachelor degree level in pre-university studies, business, hospitality, psychology, IT and engineering.

The college offers an environment that gives young school leavers the ambience of a safe and conducive learning environment that will greatly enhance opportunities to live and learn a life of adventure, creativity, independence, and leadership as well as to thrive and achieve significance in knowledge for the service of mankind. Students are able to enjoy a wide variety of social, cultural, entertainment and sporting activities that will contribute to a great on-campus and well-rounded learning experience.

DISTED takes pride in its financial award and bursary schemes, which are partly supported by the Wawasan Education Foundation and Yeap Chor Ee Charitable Trust, and the success of the schemes in recognizing and rewarding not only academically talented students but also deserving students who are in financial need.

Bringing pride to the nation, DISTED often produce one of the nation’s top achievers in Cambridge A-levels, consistently producing top in the world achievers. This can be linked to having one of the best and experienced lecturers when it comes to providing quality education for your children. As the college consistently portrays itself, what the college aim, is to provide one of the best quality education it can provide to ensure employ-ability and to make sure graduates from DISTED College are highly sought after.

DISTED College further offers programmes that are highly sought after, for example the SACEi ( South Australian Certificate in Education). DISTED is the only college in the Northern Region to provide this highly sought after programme. It is a flexible programme with a reputation for quality of preparation and relevance to universities education worldwide.It consists of a judicious mix of external and internal assessments controlled by the S.A.C.E. Board of South Australia.

The qualification is accredited by MQA and is accepted as an entry requirement for universities in Australia, New Zealand, England, Ireland, Scotland, U.S.A., Canada, India, Singapore, Malaysia and a host of other countries globally. Disted College has been offering the S.A.C.E.i (formerly SAM) programme since 1987 and it is the only institution in Northern Malaysia to do so.

Further, the college also offers various other PRE-U and Diploma Programmes that offers pathways to prestigious Staffordshire University in the UK or pathways to a Psychology Degree in Partnership with HELP University and the best part is all these programmes can be completed entirely in DISTED College Penang.

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DISTED College, Penang

Courses Offered

  • Cambridge A-Level/SACE International
  • Diploma in Business Studies
  • BSc (Hons) International Business Management
  • Diploma in Computer Science
  • Bachelor of Psychology

University Campus

  • George Town, Penang

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