Legenda Education Group
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|Type||Private University college|
|President||Lim Kean Tin|
|Location||Mantin, Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia|
KTG Education Group (Abbreviation: KTG Malay: Kumpulan Pendidikan KTG) is a Malaysian private university college in Malaysia. Its main campus is located in Mantin, Negri Sembilan. The college offers undergraduate and graduate degrees, including a master's degree in IT, engineering and business. KTG and the Leeds Beckett University(UK) have partnered to offer a British qualification at KTG's main campus. The campus has approximately 3,500 students, with about 70% of them being from foreign countries.
The group entered the field of private higher education 30 years ago in Malaysia., under the name of Legenda Education Group. It established a new integrated campus in Mantin, Negeri Sembilan in 2002. From there, it expanded from a single institution to four colleges, including one University College presently through further acquisitions between 2003 and 2007.
The group offers more than 200 MOHE approved courses of which 60 are fully accredited by MQA in fields like engineering, quantity surveying, architecture, construction management, information technology, computer science, business, accounting, art and design, nursing at diploma, HND, degree and master levels to about 5,300 students. More than 30,000 students have graduated from KTG colleges since their inception.
The university collaborates with a number of international strategic partners including the University of East London (UEL), Coventry University,Leeds Beckett University(LBU),Bolton University(UOB).
Group of Colleges
KTG colleges are licensed Private Higher Education Institutes (PHEI) under the Private Higher Education Act 1996.
Linton University College (Kolej Universiti Linton ) (formerly Linton College) was established in 1985 in Ipoh, Perak. It specialises in engineering, construction management, information technology and business. In 2005, Linton College was acquired by KTG and was relocated to the integrated campus in Mantin, Negeri Sembilan.
Linton College has a long-term association with the UEL and Coventry University. which provides it a platform to offer internationally recognised franchised programmes. and it previously offered engineering degree courses from Nottingham Trent University, United Kingdom In March 2010, Linton College attained university college status and was renamed Linton University College.
ITP (Institut Teknologi Pertama) was established in Kuala Lumpur in 1986 and was acquired by KTG in 2003. It offers programmes in y engineering, built environment, computing and business. In 1991, it became the first college to offer Edexcel HND programmes in Malaysia thus pioneering learning-outcome based technical and vocational higher education in Malaysia. In addition, it offers franchised programmes from UEL. ITP became an independent entity of the group in 2009.
Institut Jati was founded in 1988 in Seremban, Negeri Sembilan and became a part of KTG in 2004. It specialises in professional courses in accounting and business offered in collaboration with Association of International Accountants, United Kingdom. It has association with UEL and Coventry University in offering franchised degree courses and HND programmes with Edexcel International, UK. Jati is now offered desgn & visual arts programs as well.
The Institute of Medical Science Mantin (Institut Sains Perubataan Mantin) was established in 1996 as Institut Mutiara Mopar in Seremban, Negeri Sembilan, offering diploma courses in information technology and business. In 2007, it was acquired by KTG and relocated to the LEG campus in Mantin, . It has since changed its focus towards offering allied health and medical sciences courses. IMM now has more than 300 nursing students.