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Advance Tertiary College (ATC)

Advance Tertiary College (ATC)

Kuala Lumpur, WP Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

  • ATC is rated ‘Tier 5: Very Competitive‘ by the Ministry of Higher Education (MyQUEST 2018/2019). In 2010, ATC was awarded the largest number of “Best Students in the World”.

Campus setting Urban
Living cost RM 2000 per month
Student population Small (1,000 or less)
International students 10%
Institution type Private

Advance Tertiary College (ATC) is a private college that was formed in 1987 to provide professional education at an affordable rate for school leavers as well as working adults.
Located at the heart of Kuala Lumpur on Jalan Yap Kwan Seng, the campus is easily accessible by public transport and boasts a myriad of facilities such as a massive library and resource centre that’s perfect for business and law students.
ATC offers pre-university, diploma and undergraduate programmes which include A-Level, Law, and Business.
ATC students are highly employable both locally and internationally with more than 10,000 graduates involved in the legal practice, corporate sector, media and banking industries. The college is best-known for its Law programme and proudly holds the record as the private law school with the most London law awards.
Campus Information 

Facilities at the campus include :

  • Investments in excess of RM6.5 million over the last two decades on the ATC Library and the Tun Hamid Omar Resource Centre for law and business, one of the best private libraries & resource centres in Malaysia
  • Regular updating of the digital and book library as well as access to university sites for research ensures that ATC’s students have access to the materials needed to excel in their pursuit of higher education
  • Custom designed lecture theatres and seminar rooms provide students with a conducive environment for learning
  • Scattered computer hubs throughout selected floors of the campus provided students with free access to the internet.

The Main Campus In Kuala Lumpur Is Located In The Heart Of Chinatown And Is Easily Accessible By Monorail, LRT, Bus, And Car. There Are Ample Public Parking Facilities Available Near The Campus And Students May Purchase Season Parking Passes As Well.

ATC has branches in Penang, Singapore and Hong Kong as well.


The campus is located in the heart of Kuala Lumpur's city center, so it is quite easy to find student accommodation close to the school. For foreign students it is possible to take a room in an international shared flat, ATC will be happy to help you in your steps.

Campus Photos 

Courses Available 
  • Certificate in Business Studies
  • A Level
  • Foundation in Law
  • Foundation in Arts
  • Diploma in Accounting
  • Diploma in Business Administration
  • Diploma in Marketing
  • Diploma in Management
  • University of London Bachelor of Laws Programme (LL.B)
  • Bachelor of Business Administration (Hons)
  • Bachelor of Accounting (Hons)
  • Certificate in Legal Practice (CLP)
Additional Information 

International Students who wish to enrol into ATC have to complete an application form (which can be obtained from the college) and attach to it the following documents:

  • A certified true copy of his/her certificate/diploma
  • A certified true copy of his/her academic transcripts
  • Photocopy of his/her passport (all pages) – 2 sets
  • 6 coloured passport sized photographs (50mm height x 35mm wide only with blue background)
  • Release letter from previous University/College (for applicants who are currently studying at a different University/College in Malaysia only)
  • ATC Registration fee of RM 800 to RM 3000 (Depends of the course)
  • EMGS application fees of RM 2,500 (inclusive of processing fee, insurance, health screening & student visa
  • Bond fees ( ) for issuing a personal bond on behalf of the student. This sum will be refunded to the student upon the student:-
  • Completing his/her study
  • Providing a copy of his/her return flight ticket or
  • Providing an offer letter from another education institution in Malaysia
  • Providing a letter to terminate his/her student visa.

Upon compilation of the above documents, the college will then submit the application to EMGS (Education Malaysia Global Services). The students will be informed by the college directly on their application status.