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Factors influencing the selection of higher learning private institutions among students in Malaysia

A.Nagarajah, Sivasanggiri (2020) Factors influencing the selection of higher learning private institutions among students in Malaysia. Masters thesis, Universiti Utara Malaysia.

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Abstract

The objective of this study is to examine the factors influencing the selection of higher learning private institutions among students in Malaysia. There are three variables identified which influences the students choice of private institutions which are institutions reputation, cost of education and influence of family and peers.
Quantitative analysis approach was used in this study and the instrument is questionnaire, distributed through email. There were 200 respondents involved from the students of various private institutions in Malaysia. The Pearson correlation and multiple regression technique were used to explain the results. By implementing these findings, marketing team would be able to identify new marketing plans to improvise and increase the number of enrollments in their respective institutions. Based on the study, cost of education is the main factor of students‟ selection of
private institutions of higher learning in Malaysia, followed by university reputation and the last one is influence of family and peers.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Supervisor : Ahmad Fawzi, Dzulhilmi
Item ID: 9300
Uncontrolled Keywords: Institutions Reputation, Cost of Education, Influence of Family and Peers, Higher Education Institutions and Students.
Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
Divisions: Othman Yeop Abdullah Graduate School of Business
Date Deposited: 25 Apr 2022 00:49
Last Modified: 25 Apr 2022 00:49
Department: School of Business Management
Name: Ahmad Fawzi, Dzulhilmi
URI: https://etd.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/9300

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