23 August, 2009

Dodgy degrees

According to Star, there are several degree awarding bodies that award degrees with little or no study. They are ready to hand out the awards to many who want to boost their business position, social status or political standing.

Many Malaysians are found to had bought those dubious Bachelor’s, Master’s and even Doctorates from popular degree “conferring” bodies, among them the American-based Preston Uni-versity and Newport University; Dublin Metropolitan University (DMU) and Irish International University (IIU). Read more about the report here: Dodgy degrees

Just beware that there is no such thing as an easy way to earn your degrees. If you were asked to register for such a degree make sure that you check with the authorities about the authenticity of the degree being offerred.

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