Convenient degree

OFFERING market-driven programmes that equip employees with the relevant knowledge and technical expertise, and designed specifically for working professionals, Wawasan Open University's (WOU) School of Science and Technology's provides Bachelor's degree programmes in various specialisations.

These include software engineering, information systems, telecommunications, mechatronics, information technology in networking, computer systems and networks, construction management, electronics and multimedia design.

Through its open distance learning (ODL) model, working adults are able to learn at their own pace.

Ten Ming Chian, 25, decided on WOU to pursue his Bachelor of Technology (Hons) in Electronics (BTEL) degree due to his busy workload on weekdays, leaving him free only during weekends.

"With WOU's ODL, I'm able to access the information via the learning management system whenever I want even if my work schedule is packed," said Ming Chian, an assistant engineer from Johor Baru.

He holds a Diploma in Electronic Engineering (Computer) and believes that the WOU's degree will provide valuable knowledge and qualifications to move up his career ladder.

The university also offers two Graduate Diplomas, namely Electronics and Telecommunications, and two specialised MBAs in Construction Management (MBA-CM) and Manufacturing and Production Management (MBA-MPM).

WOU also provides financial assistance to adult learners who are eager to chase their educational dreams. Enrolment for the Part-Time Study January 2018 is now open.

For details, visit, call the toll-free Careline at 1-300-888-968, or WhatsApp 019-474 9323. Alternately, visit WOU Info Day at the Main Campus, Regional Centres and Support Centres.