A Word from the Head of Department

Why choose the University of London International Programmes? The answer is simple: they are arguably the most prestigious social science degrees offered in Malaysia. You want to differentiate yourself from the thousands with degrees? Can’t afford to go overseas? Want a classy degree with a lot of meat on it? Hey, the University of London is right here in Kuala Lumpur. You could opt to take one of the degrees offered by the University of London. They have been running this show for over a hundred years. We’ve been doing it for more than 3 decades. We’ve grown up to be an Affiliate Centre for the University of London International Programmes, providing teaching and support to its EMFSS programmes and International Foundation Programme.

The deal is straight-forward: The University of London International Programmes offer degrees and diplomas in the area of Economics, Management, Finance, and Social Science (EMFSS) and International Foundation Programmes (IFP) with academic direction provided by LSE. So you can benefit from the academic rigour and leading-edge research undertaken by LSE. While HELP Academy offers you teaching and support to accomplish the study of the University of London degree. Another distinguishing feature is that all examinations are set and graded in Britain. So you know your degree is certified by a world class institution

The programmes are designed to cultivate a sense of challenge and pride for students. This is the premier league. These are degrees which will open doors and take you places. With more than 30 years under our belts, we have the savvy and experience to deliver. No hype. No hard sell. We are an experienced academic crew who’d like you on board. And remember, you don’t just get a degree. You get an education.

With more than 54,000 students in 180 countries, these degrees have earned global recognition in both academic and professional circles. The distinctive quality of the University
of London degrees is comparable to those from Oxbridge.

Globally, the International Programmes have produced luminaries such as Nelson Mandela and Nobel Laureates such as Ronald Coase, Derek Walcott and Sir Charles Kao. For mortals, the degrees offer students an edge in a competitive global economy because the university is a premier educational institution.

Baldev Sidhu
Head of Department
baldevs@help.edu.my

Special Features of the University of London International Programmes
  • The Programmes have a long history of academic achievement and innovation since its founding in 1858
  • The University of London degree is a benchmark of academic quality and excellence
  • The University of London degree is highly valued and sought after by global employers in diverse occupational fields
  • The Programmes have great flexibility by allowing students to tailor study to their needs
  • University of London International Programmes stress the need to develop analytical skills and conceptual insights in identifying and resolving problems of different magnitudes and dimensions
  • Full access to University of London’s online library resources, study and learning aids, samples of past examination questions, and other study materials through the University’s Virtual
    Learning Environment (VLE) system
  • The Programmes have immense global popularity with over 54,000 enrolled students in some 180 countries
Why Choose the University of London International Programmes at HELP?
  • HELP has more than 30 years’ experience conducting the University of London degrees with a proud record of over 1,522 graduates under this system
  • HELP is the first and foremost provider of the University of London degrees in Malaysia
  • HELP is an Affiliate Centre of the University of London International Programmes– the highest recognition awarded by the University to an institution that offers teaching and support for the University of London International Programmes
  • HELP’s Department of University of London International Programmes has nurtured many achievers, First Class Honours graduates or winners of distinguished prizes and awards
  • HELP’s Department of University of London International Programmes is run by a team of professionals and highly qualified and experienced academics, many with PhD degrees from prominent universities
  • The entire degree can be completed locally at HELP
  • Credit transfer to the LSE or other top universities in the world
  • Many of HELP’s University of London graduates today fill high posts in multinational corporations and universities in the UK, Singapore and Malaysia
  • HELP’s Department of University of London International Programmes promotes strong links with industry and stress workplace learning through internships
  • The University of London degrees conducted at HELP are cost competitive and affordable for students from all economic backgrounds
  • Generous scholarships and bursaries from HELP for ambitious candidates who aim high
  • The UEC qualification holders may be admited directly into Year 1 of the University of London Degrees
Features of the University of London International Programmes at HELP Academy

HELP has gained vital experience since 1986 in running the University of London International programmes. Today, eight academic programmes are offered to cater to students’ specific needs:
International Foundation Programme, BSc Accounting & Finance, BSc Economics & Management, BSc Economics, BSc Banking & Finance, BSc Business Administration, BSc Business Administration with Marketing, and BSc Business Administration with International Business. Each programme has its own unique features.

Achievers
  • Former student of SMJK Katholik PJ. First Class Honours in the London BSc Accounting & Finance program. Recipient of the LSE Entrance Grant and the Cambridge Commonwealth Trust for MPhil in Economics at Cambridge University. Recipient of the University of Chicago Fellowship for PhD in Economics, studying under Economics Nobel Laureates Milton Friedman and Gary Becker. Dr Chew now works in investment banking at Morgan Stanley, Singapore.

    Dr Chew Seen Meng
  • Former student of SM Chong Hwa Kluang, Chun Fye was a recipient of the HELP Merit Scholarship. He excelled by obtaining First Class Honours in the University of London BSc Accounting & Finance.

    Wong Chun Fye
  • Ding Ling was an international student from China at HELP. A former telecommunication engineering student of the Shanghai Railway University, she was the recipient of the HELP Merit Scholarship and obtained her University of London Diploma in Economics with Distinction. Obtained First Class Honours in BSc Accounting & Finance from the University of London at HELP.

    Din Ling
  • Former student of SMK Damansara Jaya PJ, David obtained his University of London Diploma in Economics with Distinction by scoring the maximum 4 As. He graduated with First Class Honours in BSc Accounting & Finance from the London School of Economics.

    David Lim Tjun Xiang
  • A former student of SM Seksyen 24 Shah Alam, Selina joined the Diploma in Economics at HELP in 1998. She obtained 3 As in her Diploma in Economics with Distinction. She went on to excel by obtaining First Class Honours in the University of London BSc Accounting & Finance.

    Selina Ng Mei Wer
  • A former student of SMK Damansara Jaya, Petaling Jaya. Yuen Peng scored 10 As in the SPM. She obtained her University of London Diploma in Economics with Distinction, scoring 3 As and subsequently graduated with First Class Honours in her BSc Accounting & Finance at HELP. Yuen Peng obtained the LSE External Scholarship to pursue her MSc in Accounting & Finance at the London School of Economics.

    Chai Yuen Peng
  • Dr Soo Kwok Tong Dr Soo was the first student in the world to obtain 4 As in the University of London Diploma in Economics. He graduated BSc with First Class Honours and was awarded the LSE External Study Scholarship to study for an MSc (Econs) at LSE. Won the Gerstenberg Award for being one of the top four Economics graduates in the University of London, both internally and externally. Dr Soo obtained the MSc (Econs) with Distinction and was awarded the LSE Grant to pursue his PhD in Economics. He now lectures at Lancaster University, UK. Former student of SMK Damansara Utama PJ.

    Dr Soo Kwok Tong
Academic Team
Baldev Sidhu
Head of Department
MA (SEA Studies) (London)
BA (Geog) Hons (Portsmouth)
Dr Sharon Tan Seow Kian
Adjunct Faculty
BEcon (Monash)
MBA (Oklahoma)
DBA (CSturt)
Dr Goh Seng
Associate Professor
PhD (Statistics)
MSc (Statistics)
BSc (Maths)(Malaya)
Evelyn Teh Jae Vienn
Ms Rachel Chan Suet Kay
Lecturer MA (Sociology) (Malaya)
BSc (Sociology) (London)
Dip (Economics) London
Dr Hui Hon Chung
Senior Lecturer
PhD
MSc (Nottingham)
BSc (Econs) Hons (London)
Marilyn Kew Pei-Ling
Senior Lecturer
CPA Australia
MAF (HELP)
BSc (Commerce) (ANU)
Valerie Loh Mei-Foong
Senior Lecturer
BSc Hons (Econ) (London)
MSc (Finance) (Strathclyde)
Gavin Chong
Senior Lecturer
MBA (USQ)
BA Hons (Acct) (Bolton)
GradDip Bus & Mgt (Prime)

 

Thayaparan Sabapathy
Senior Lecturer
BSc (Maths) (Hartford)
MA (Maths) (Florida)
Jackson Chan
Lecturer
FCCA
CFP
MBA (New England)
BEcon Hons (Malaya)