Why Study at International College of Management and Sports?

International College of Management and Sports (ICMS) is an established private higher education provider licensed by the Ministry of Education, with its main college facilities in Petaling Jaya and Shah Alam. ICMS currently offers diploma courses in Sports, Business, IT, Law Enforcement and Design. ICMS is the only private higher education institution with a dedicated sports school. We are also the only college in Southeast Asia to offer our signature Diploma/Degree in Football Studies which was developed in cooperation with a UK University.

ICMS operates a professional football academy which is open to all our students. This academy is helmed by a team of very capable and licensed coaches headed by some former national players and has been successful in grooming players who have joined various clubs and state teams. ICMS is also an international academic partner of EPL’s Southampton Football Club. The programme is aimed at supporting student-athletes studying at ICMS whilst at the same time competing in a sporting discipline at national and/or international level. The aim is to provide student-athletes with the opportunity of striking a balance between their academic and sporting routines and consequently excel, to the best of their abilities, in both.

Malaysia in Brief

Known for its tagline ‘Truly Asia’, Malaysia has long since cemented its reputation as one of the world’s top tourist destinations. Other than UNESCO World Heritage Sites like Mount Kinabalu, Kota Kinabalu National Park, Malacca City and pristine marine parks, – it is also one of Southeast Asia’s most vibrant economies that can be the launchpad for your education and career.

Having been for decades a leader in industrial growth and political stability, Malaysia is also one of the top destinations for those seeking internationally recognised education. In addition to being at the forefront of quality education, its affordable, cosmopolitan cities provide rich cultural immersion and memories that can last a lifetime. Having the capital city of Kuala Lumpur which is just 10km away from ICMS. ranked as the second most affordable student city has no doubt helped. In Malaysia, experiences, lasting friendships, and opportunities are abundant. Education in Malaysia will provide you with the tools to kickstart your future.

Accredited World-class Study Programmes

All our programmes are accredited by Malaysian Qualification Agency (MQA). This entity is responsible for quality assurance of higher education for both the public and the private sectors. The main role of the MQA is to implement the Malaysian Qualifications Framework (MQF) as a basis for quality assurance of higher education and as the reference point for the criteria and standards for national qualifications. The MQA is responsible for monitoring and overseeing the quality assurance practices and accreditation of national higher education.

Dynamic Lifestyle

Many international students choose to study in Malaysia because they want to broaden their horizons and develop personal growth. Students get to experience a dynamic lifestyle as they can explore many exciting activities, beautiful destinations, and its harmonious multicultural society. The Malaysian landscape is varied, with pristine beaches lining its coast and its biodiversity-rich rainforest offers many adventures to explore in Peninsular and East Malaysia. Explore beautiful islands in Malaysia with colorful coral reefs, fishes, and other rare marine inhabitants and wondrous beauty of mountains ranges with stunning scenery like Mount Kinabalu, Sabah.

Multicultural Society

Malaysia is known for its friendly community and a melting pot of Asia’s well-diverse community. Malaysia’s diversity in culture makes Malaysia a food haven and one of the few countries with hundreds of celebrations and festivals all year round. Students will also gain a global perspective on working, interacting, and living with people from different cultures. Experience the beauty of diversity and cultures when you study in Malaysia.

Strategic Location

Malaysia is located in a very strategic location, in the heart of Asia. Hence, it is easy and affordable to travel to neighboring tourist destinations. During semester breaks, students can travel with ease locally and internationally. Easily access through the world-class Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) and Malaysian owned carrier, all ASEAN cities are just a short and affordable flight away.

Safe and Peaceful

Malaysia has safe, peaceful, and vibrant communities. Malaysia is currently ranked 20th in the world’s most peaceful country based on the 2020 Global Security Index (GPI) report, providing you a safe and secure environment for your study journey. Enjoy a peaceful day and night in the countryside or a safe adventure in city life throughout your study journey.

Modern and Progressive

Malaysia is well-known as a modern, progressive, and Muslim-friendly country with easy access to Halal food and contemporary life and facilities. Malaysia’s modern and convenient transportation system connect every part of the city, through our Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) and Klang Valley LRT, MRT and Monorail.


Malaysia offers affordability in many areas from food, travelling, transportation and the tuition fees. Malaysia sits among one with the lowest cost, in which our Cost-of-Living Index is only 42.47.

English is Widely Spoken

English is widely spoken and used in Malaysia. Whether you are navigating through the streets of the capital city Kuala Lumpur or exploring the serenity in the rural areas, you can interact with the locals or your international friends using English.