Course - Taylor’s MBA (Master of Business Administration) Part-Time @ Subang Jaya

Taylor’s MBA (Master of Business Administration) Part-Time @ Subang Jaya

This MBA is an academically rigorous coursework programme that is innovative, practical and globally relevant. The MBA curriculum combines personalised leadership development with a multidisciplinary approach to strategy. It is designed to provide you with a foundation of business knowledge, insights and skills to help you succeed anywhere in the world.


Class conducted in: Taylor’s University

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  • Description
  • Course Profile
  • Awarding Body
  • Student Testimonials
  • Why Taylor's MBA?
  • Entry Requirements & Payment Plan
  • Additional information


What’s special about this MBA programme

  • Industry-Driven Courses accredited by MQA, MOHE, KPT and JPA
  • Complete 10 Modules & 1 Research Project in 1 year programme
  • Assessment of the course included 60% coursework and 40% written examination
  • Fully Accredited and Recognized Worldwide  
  • Courses taught by PhD Qualified lecturers from Malaysia
  • Practical Learning with Outstanding Networking
  • Aim to advance your career, develop entrepreneurial skills & global business expertise

Feature Highlights

  • Class: 2 Weekdays Evening Classes per week
  • Accreditation: Fully Accredited by MQA, JPA & MOHE
  • Assessment: 60% Coursework & 40% Written Examination
Size of Class
  •  Rated by STUDYMASTERS Consultants 

You can obtain a Master Degree, with minimal disruption to your work and family life. 
Focus only on weekdays so you can free the weekends for rest and leisure. 
MBA graduates are well equipped with up-to-date skills and knowledge to head their organisations or drive their business to the next level.

Why choose Taylor’s University’s MBA?


  • A lateral perspective of business and management issues
  • Comprehensive insight and the aptitude to bring formulated strategies to fruition in an efficient manner
  • Development of management skills and techniques
  • Deeper understanding of functions carried out by a manager and a leader
  • Heightened confidence in all aspects of business

Career Progression

  • Greater prospects for promotion
  • Broadened career opportunities
  • Long term prospects and security

Industry Practitioner And Academic Professionals

  • As part of our committed to excellence, our programme cohesively offers the best of academic and industry-centric information. To this end, our faculty comprises, industry practitioners and academic professionals. All modules of the Taylor’s MBA is taught by these highly qualified practitioners who hail from our IAP such as Bursa Malaysia, CIMB, IBM, KPMG, L’Oreal, Maxis, Nielsen, Shell and many more – giving you wider business perspectives that you need from both the academia and the industry.

Business Circle

  • Cognisant of this fact, the Taylor’s MBA programme implements ways in which MBA students gain maximum immersion into the business world they will be joining. The Taylor’s MBA organises the Business Circle to bring in experts as well as industry movers and shakers to share their insights and opinions on various business topics. You will be able to network and tap into the thinking of these professionals at these Business Circles as well as expanding your career opportunities.

Award & Recognition

  • Rated Outstanding (Tier 6) under the D-Setara system
  • Won Putra Brand Awards – The People’s Choice For Six Consecutive Years From 2010 to 2016
  • Named Putra Brand Icon
  • Rated 5 QS Stars in 2015
  • Ranked #179 in Asia by QS University Rankings
  • Rated Excellent (Tier 5) in The 2013 Rating For Higher Education Institutions in Malaysia (SETARA ’13)
  • Voted Reader’s Digest Trusted Brand Gold Award For Six Consecutive Years From 2010 to 2016
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Taylor’s MBA (Master of Business Administration) awarded by Taylor's University
KPT/JPS (N/340/7/0427) (MQA/FA4445) 05/19


Taylor’s MBA seeks to give its students the best in terms of expertise, networking, experience and a well-rounded education with an insider’s knowledge of the industry. This effectively equips them to lead and be visionaries. ‘’Impact the future” is not about going with the flow of current trends, but about foreseeing future trends and aiming to bring a noticeable change. Acutely aware of globalisation and interdependency of different economies, you will be trained to think from a global perspective. Push yourself to think out of your sphere of comfort. Instead, accept the challenge to raise the bar to unprecedented heights and leave an impactful legacy behind.

Taylor's MBA provide more than just education, we provide connections that enrich futures. Each aspect of our institution – our expanding global network, world-class academic achievements, vast extracurricular options – opens up unique avenues of opportunity. Ensuring everything from chance encounters with friends, to deep discussions with lecturers, culminates in a solid stepping stone to success.

Our master’s programme in Business Administration emphasise the development of personal leadership styles, goals, and competencies. Students hone key skills required of top executives: working with management, shareholders, stakeholders, as well as managing teams and relationships.

Our MBA is accredited by the Ministry of Education with external examiners from reputable universities vetting thesis and reviewing programmes. A Taylor’s postgraduate degree will increase your academic standing and depth of knowledge in your chosen field, greatly enhancing your employability in a competitive job market. Taylor’s University welcomes people with diverse backgrounds, contributing to a fascinating culture. We are committed to delivering the highest quality teaching and research in relevant topics that have the potential to influence the commercial world. In addition, we offer an environment conducive for study and work such as:

  • Small class size.
  • Dedicated lounge.
  • Discussion rooms and Research area.
  • Low student to supervisor ratio 4:1 for research programmes (on average).
  • Dynamic interaction with students who are leaders in their industry.
  • Swimming pool, gymnasium and other sports facilities for students to enjoy a healthy student life.

Programme Modules

A minimum period of 12 months spent pursuing a Taylor’s MBA, makes this an ideal option for working adults. As Taylor’s MBA reflects both the latest challenges facing businesses and up-to-date insights from our industry experts, the range of electives are revised based on market trends. There is a strong focus on self-development which you can start to apply immediately to your working life. It will:

  • Prepare you for higher level policy-forming positions
  • Allow you to make a successful career move from one field or industry to another
  • Allow a smooth progression from a technical specialty to general management
  • Polish the skills and enhance the abilities of people working for themselves or about to start businesses


Programme Structure:

The Taylor’s MBA is made up of six (6) core modules, one (1) elective module, three (3) concentration modules and a research project.


Core Subjects

  • Asian Economic Environment
  • Delivering Value to Customers
  • Financing the Corporation
  • Managing Decisions
  • Managing People for Performance
  • Strategy and Innovation


Concentration / Elective Subjects (Choose 3 Concentration Subjects from each specialisation and 1 elective from other specialisation)

Family Business

  • Family Business Entrepreneurship
  • Governance and Sustainability in Asian Family Business
  • Leadership and Managing Change


  • Derivatives Investment
  • Financial Planning
  • Fixed Income Instruments and Markets
  • International Finance
  • Investment and Portfolio Management
  • Islamic Finance
  • Risk Management and Strategy

Islamic Finance

  • Islamic Finance
  • Islamic Wealth Planning Management
  • Risk Management in Islamic Finance


  • Services Marketing
  • Social Commerce and Digital Marketing
  • Strategic Customer Management


  • Asian Business Governance
  • Doing Business in Asia
  • Managing Business in the Global Context
  • Project Management and Consultancy



  • Research Project

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Taylor’s University

Taylor's University is a member of the Taylor's Education Group, which also comprises of Taylor's College, Taylor’s International School, Garden International School, Australian International School Malaysia, Nexus International School, Putrajaya and Nexus International School Singapore.

Since its inception in 1969, Taylor's has become one of Malaysia's most successful and reputable private higher education institutions. Taylor's has continuously provided excellent services for its students in terms of diverse study options, relevant curriculum and teaching methods, ongoing partnerships with leading universities worldwide, strong industry linkages, up-to-date facilities and well-equipped campuses.

Taylor’s University has played a significant role in developing the nation’s youth to create well-rounded, community-centric contributors with a global outlook. In an increasingly diverse world where problems are complex and the potential for solutions requires an integrated approach, we open up a world of possibilities for our students.

With alumni of over 65,000 graduates, many of whom are industry leaders, we are one of Malaysia’s most successful private, higher education institutions. The University brings a new level of commitment to education by offering a range of programmes in the ranging from foundation to postgraduate levels, in diverse modules ranging from Business, Law, Architecture, Hospitality, Engineering, and Medicine, just to name a few. These are benchmarked against and conducted in collaboration with top-rated partner universities.


Taylor's University Lakeside Campus
Malaysia's State-of-the-Art Modern-Tropical University Campus

Taylor's University Lakeside Campus encompasses a modern, functional design with state-of-the-art facilities together with lush greenery and its trademark 5.5 acre lake; striking a balance between form and function to embody Taylor's University's modern approach and perspective in premium education with an approach to holistic growth outside the classroom.

Surrounding the serene lake are buildings that house the academic wings and the commercial annexe that comprise of wide and spacious corridors, pleasing and rich landscapes and all in all, a sustainable and conducive environment for education. Besides, being visually comforting and naturally soothing, the overall design also enhances the air quality, both indoor and outdoor.

The opening of the Taylor's Lakeside Campus in 2010 is indeed an exciting phase in the 40-year-old history of Taylor's, and underscores its continued commitment to self-development. It marks another major milestone for the institution, where great strides have been made since 1969.

The Lakeside Campus houses all existing tertiary programmes under one roof. Set on 27 acres of tropical greenery, the campus is surrounded by a revived 5.5 acre man-made lake. This campus is another step forward towards realising Taylor's mission to become a university of 20,000 students renowned for its teaching excellence and the distinctive quality of its graduates.

The Taylor's Lakeside Campus is a marrying of the philosophy and pillars of education with the architectural designs that takes into account the environment and community. Meet the people behind the new campus from the visionary to the executer as they take you on a journey towards the building of the educational institution with a forward vision.


About Taylor's Graduate School (TGS)
Taylor’s Graduate School is an academic school focusing primarily on postgraduate education through its administration of Masters, Postgraduate Certificate and Doctoral programmes. Its main emphasis is to function as a one-stop service center to address: postgraduate students’ enrolment and admission; administration and marketing of postgraduate programmes; coordination of student services with various departments within Taylor’s University.

On postgraduate students’ enrolment and admission, Taylor’s Graduate School administers the decision of the university admission committee and school postgraduate committee on matters such as credit transfer, deferment of studies and admission.

On administration of postgraduate programmes, Taylor’s Graduate School aims to formulate and execute policies that apply to postgraduate programmes taking into consideration: the nature of dual awards with partner universities; the internal and external financial obligations; national and international quality benchmarks; alignment with University quality statement and core values. The academic autonomy rests with the academic schools that provide academic content and curriculum delivery of the programmes.

Taylor’s Graduate School offers short-term courses on research methodology and philosophy of science as well as seminars on scientific research practices for enrichment purposes. These courses and seminars could be delivered by academic staff within the university or in collaboration with external academic members. On coordination of student services, there would be coordination between TGS, career services, international student office, library and hostel services to ensure the awesome customer experience is felt by all postgraduate students.


About Taylor’s Business School (TBS)
Taylor’s Business School is an innovative and entrepreneurial management learning organisation with a 200-strong academic staff force and more than 3,500 students (both undergraduate and postgraduate). Leveraging on our tradition and track record of excellence, our passion is to develop sought after, future-fit organisational leaders with the capability to create legacies.

A pioneer in this sector, we are focused on shaping the business minds of tomorrow through high quality business and management development education. Our partnership with reputable international business schools and industry experts enable us to offer postgraduate programmes that are up-to-date with market trends and are industry-relevant.


About Taylor’s Graduate Capabilities (TGC)
Taylor’s Graduate Capabilities (TGC) was created in 2007 to enhance university-level education to meet the ever- changing demands of industry, community and globalisation. TGC outlines the core knowledge, skills, abilities and qualities that students will develop at Taylor’s University regardless of their programme of study.

In a highly competitive and challenging 21st century workplace, graduates who are skilled will be relevant, responsive and work-ready to start ahead and stay ahead in the global marketplace. A Taylor’s graduate who is equipped with TGC is not only readily adaptable to the changing workplace environment, but he/she also has the ability to take on new tasks and jobs successfully. The teaching and learning approach at Taylor’s University is focused on ensuring that each student is able to acquire and demonstrate discipline-specific knowledge, cognitive capabilities and soft skills.


In the 2016 university ranking released by Quacquarelli Symonds (QS), global higher education analysts, Taylor’s University has made it to the top 200 universities in Asia, moving up more than 20 places to be listed as no 179. In 2015, Taylor’s were ranked at the Top 201-250. Taylor’s is also ranked no. 29 among ASEAN universities.

This achievement, which positions Taylor’s as the top private university in Malaysia among non-GLC linked private universities, is an important milestone for a young, dynamic and ambitious university like Taylor’s University, in line with its aim of becoming one of Asia’s leading universities. It is a testament to the university’s global reputation among the academic partners and employers, our research output, faculty-student ratio and achievement in internationalization.

Taylor’s University has also received another international recognition by Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) in 2016 when it was awarded 5-Star in five (5) categories of the QS Stars Rating namely, Teaching, Employability, Facilities, Internationalisation and Inclusiveness. QS Stars rating is another important milestone for Taylor’s University as it measures the university’s achievement against other top universities worldwide.

Taylor's University is also rated 'Tier 5: Excellent' by the Ministry of Higher Education Malaysia in the biennial Malaysian Qualifications Agency Rating System for Malaysian Higher Education Institutions (SETARA), which measures the quality of teaching and learning at the undergraduate level in universities and university colleges in Malaysia in 2009, 2011, and 2013. The SETARA rating exercise was last done in 2013.

Taylor’s University bagged the Gold award in the “Education & Learning” category in the Putra Brand Awards for seven consecutive years since 2010. Taylor's University is also the only educational institution honoured with a “Putra Brand Icon” award. Putra Brand Awards winners were chosen via an online survey by 6,000 respondents nationwide making it the largest consumer research sampling of its kind and the most prestigious consumer award in the country.

Another milestone achieved for Taylor’s University is the recognition of being named the Reader’s Digest Trusted Brand Gold Award in the Private University/ College Category for six consecutive years since 2011, as voted by consumers nationwide.

Taylor’s University has also been recognized for its innovative teaching methodologies at the national level. In 2013, the Anugerah Akademik Negara (AAN) 2013 was awarded to Mr. Lim Chee Leong, Head of the e-Learning Academy (eLA), InTeLLeCT in the Kategori Anugerah Pengajaran (Kelompok Sains Gunaan). Lim Chee Leong is the first individual from a private university to be awarded this prestigious award from the Ministry of Education, Malaysia, which was presented to him by Y.A.B. Prime Minister, Dato' Seri Najib Tun Razak.

Taylor’s University Career Services Centre has also received recognition from leading employers through the award initiated by TalentCorp in partnership with gti Media as the Most Resourceful Career Centre (Private University) during the Malaysia's 100 Leading Graduate Employers 2014 Awards Ceremony. Taylor’s was subsequently named the Best Career Development Centre (Private University) for two consecutive years (2015 and 2016) as voted by more than 200 of Malaysia's leading graduate employers.

Taylor’s is also the first university in Asia to roll out Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) in 2013, an extension of our e-learning initiatives that benefit people from every part of the world. The courses not only make learning interactive, but interesting for today’s generation who appreciates flexible learning.

We are also the first university outside the United States to be accepted into the Grand Challenges Scholar Program, championed by National Academy of Engineering (NAE) to guide future engineers who have the desire to change the world and work on projects affecting our quality of life. Students who are enrolled into this programme will have the same opportunities students at top American engineering schools have to work on projects that will make an impact for the people and the planet.

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Student Testimonials

Taylor’s College helped me understand and embrace curiosity at an early age; I was encouraged to question, explore and discover. It built my confidence in leading projects, I always wanted to learn more, do more, see more and ultimately achieve more.

Joel Neoh

Joel NeohHead of Groupon Asia Pacific, Groupon APAC

When I think of my time at Taylor’s College, I remember the holistic experience gained; with fun and effective lecturers, interesting courses offered and the skills I gained; the ability to articulate, see things from a different perspective and having an opinion. Regardless of what I do or whom I meet, these skills have enabled me to find success in all areas of life.

Deborah Priya Henry

Deborah Priya HenryCo-founder of Fugee School & Miss Universe Malaysia 2011

Education, Excellence and Experience the 3E’s that summed up my experience at Taylor’s College. Serving as a teacher in a high-need rural school, I strive every day to make my history classes engaging and interesting for my students; most importantly I try to instill the same values that Taylor’s taught me: hard work, self-belief, determination, dedication, and the importance of education as a tool for life’s enrichment.

Wan Farihah Ahmad Fahmy

Wan Farihah Ahmad FahmyTeach For Malaysia 2013 Fellow, Ministry of Education

Connecting young and dynamic individuals who think alike; creating new ideas that will turn KL into one of the world’s top start-up hubs in 10 years – a similar model I used in Taylor’s College in 1994.

Vishen Lakiani

Vishen LakianiEntrepreneur, Philanthropist, Founder & CEO of Mindvalley

Taylor’s College helped me understand that learning was beyond books and academic success. I learned that a huge part of effective communication is to understand your audience and at Taylor’s College I have developed a sense of empathy and adaptability towards other cultures which enhanced my communication and resentation skills. Taylor’s College made me realize my leadership potential.

John-Son Oei

John-Son OeiFounder & CEO of EPIC Collaborative

When I enrolled in Taylor’s College , I did not fully comprehend what I wanted to study at my tertiary level of education; however once I completed my Pre-U, I understood what I wanted and I also understood how I was going to get there. The short duration at Taylor’s College gave me a head start to develop my social skills and increased my aspirations to discover more in the world.

Huen Su Yin

Huen Su YinFounder & Director of Delectable by Su & Delectable Treats

The one year I spent in Taylor’s College is still recounted with fondness. Looking back in time, the analytical thought process and experience I gained was extremely valuable; it gave me the edge to build and efficiently run and own an array of companies today that provides creative, technology, event and visual services to many of the top brands in Malaysia.

Alex Lam

Alex LamFounder & Group Managing Director of Integricity Group

It was under the encouraging environment at Taylor’s College that I developed a non-yielding commitment for excellence, which I believe served as a foundation for all my life achievements thereafter. Life has turned out to be a remarkable journey for me, and I have no doubt it all began at Taylor’s College.

Yan Yan Yeap

Yan Yan YeapPostdoctoral Research Associate, Northeastern University, USA

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Why Taylor's MBA?

Inspiring Innovative Learning
We offer high quality business education through:

  • Small group engagement which enables students to thrive in collaborative settings, driven to delve deep into challenges, and solve problems in unconventional ways.
  • Face-to-face delivery of lessons through interaction and participation.
  • In-house full time academics cover both face-to-face modes of delivery, along with innovative blended formats.

Real-World Benchmarks

  •  Our MBA programme is committed to action-based learning, an approach to instruction that exposes students to real-world challenges faced by actual businesses and organisations.
  • Our academic faculty embed information from their own research and consultancy experience to ensure you acquire current and relevant insights.
  • You will utilise essential learning materials established by our academics, that are relevant to the task. This material is integrated across modules to reflect the realities of current organisational
  • You will connect with business practitioners on current and ongoing issues.

Placing Innovation at the Heart of Our Teaching

  • We value our intellectual capital and this is evident from the first-rate content of the Taylor’s MBA. The calibre of our faculty impacts the way business is both taught and practiced. It makes a difference and distinguishes us from other institutions.
  • Our senior faculty are highly regarded consultants in financial institutions, corporations and government agencies. Such experience allows them to provide invaluable perspectives to students.

Dynamic Learning Environment

  • This futuristic-looking campus was designed by a team of international architects and is equipped with contemporary amenities such as WIFI access, amphitheatre-style classrooms, computer centre, student breakout rooms and a business lounge. There are also on-site conveniences including food outlets, banks, sporting venues and a convenience store.

Network of Industry Experts

  •  The Industry Advisory Panel (IAP) works closely with TBS to ensure that the curriculums provided are relevant and correspond with current industry practices and requirements. The IAP also assists in providing career opportunities. In tandem, the panel organises seminars featuring expert speakers to help impart insight and industry trends to students.

Global Employers Network & Connectivity

  • With a global network of more than 3,000 career partners representing various industries like accounting, banks, FMCGs, hotels and resorts, media and communication, engineering, NGOs, health sciences, and computing, and with smart partnerships with award winning employers (Fortune 500, Malaysia’s Top 100 Leading Graduate Employers, Universum World’s Most Attractive Employers, etc), Taylor’s Career Services Centre is well-positioned to serve and contribute to student’s professional development.


The 8 Taylor’s Graduate Capabilities

Discipline-Specific Knowledge

  • Able to put theories into practice
  • Understand ethical issues in the context of the field of study
  • Understand professional practice within the field of study

Lifelong Learning

  • Learn independently
  • Locate, extract, synthesise and utilise information effectively
  • Be intellectually engaged

Thinking and Problem Solving Skills

  • Think critically and creatively
  • Define and analyse problems to arrive at effective solutions

Communication Skills

  • Communicate appropriately in various settings and modes

Interpersonal Skills

  • Understand team dynamics and mobilise the power of teams
  • Understand and assume leadership

Intrapersonal Skills

  • Manage oneself and be self-reliant
  • Reflect on one’s actions and learning
  • Embody Taylor’s core values

Citizenship and Global Perspectives

  • Be aware of and form opinions from diverse perspectives
  • Understand the value of civic responsibility and community engagement

Digital Literacy

  • Effective use of ICT and related technologies

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Entry Requirements

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline with a min. CGPA 2.50, recognised by the Malaysian and National Government, with minimum two (2) years of work experience
  • If entry requirements above are not met, and / or CGPA less than 2.50, candidates must have minimum of five (5) years of work experience and other tertiary qualifications. Applicants will be considered on a case-by-case basis
  • Entry to Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning (APEL) as approved by the Ministry of Education (MoE) with minimum two (2) years of managerial / supervisory experience
  • Postgraduate Diploma Level 7 in the same field recognised by the Malaysian Government, with credit transfer
  • Any other equivalent qualification recognised by the Malaysian Government

*Other equivalent qualifications will be considered on a case-by-case basis.


English Language Requirements

You must include supporting evidence of your English proficiency if your first language is not English, or if your undergraduate degree was not taught entirely in the English language.
Your supporting evidence of English proficiency can be fulfilled in one of the following forms:

  • International English Language Test (IELTS) - overall band 6.5
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) - iBT 88
  • Malaysian University English Test (MUET) - Band 5
  • Taylor’s English Entrance Test (EET) - overall score 6.5

*Conditional offer is considered on case-by-case basis, subject to interview by the Programme Director / Deputy Dean / Dean of Taylor’s Business School.

Payment Plan Options

Total Course Fees: RM 49,689 (can pay by Semester Installments)

Important: For complete Fee Schedule - latest intake & latest course fee. Kindly request from our STUDYMASTERS.MY consultant.

Master Scholarship
Criteria of Eligibility

  • Bachelor’s Degree with CGPA ≥ 3.00 from any recognized local / foreign universities
  • Below 45 years of age at the time of application
  • Secured offer letter of Master’s Degree by research admission at Taylor’s University
  • Interview and written assessment are required 


  • 75% tuition fee waiver for a maximum of 24 months for full-time studies OR 50% tuition fee waiver for a maximum of 36 months for part-time studies
  • 100% thesis examination fee waiver
  • Monthly stipend of RM 1500 (Full-time student only)
  • Specific Terms & Condition
    • Must submit one (1) article accepted in Citation Index Journal (CIJ) by Graduation
    • Require maximum five (5) working hours per week (Full-time student only) - duties can be in the form of leading tutorial session, conducting mini lectures, supervising undergraduate projects, laboratory class demonstration and / or any other assigned task deemed suitable by the school

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Additional information

Awarding Body

Taylor's University, Malaysia

Campus Location

Subang Jaya


12 Months

Mode of Study

Evening Class, Part-Time, Weekday Class

Schedule System

Semester System


Jan, May, Aug

Class Size

15-20 Students




Conducted in Malaysia

MQA Accredited

Yes – Fully Accredited


10 Subjects + 1 Research Project


60% Coursework & 40% Written Examination

EPF Withdrawal

Yes, Available

Installment Plan

Yes, Available (Semester Installments)


Early Bird Discount: RM 5,000 *Terms and conditions refer to Taylor's University.