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COMPANY
About Akademi GA

Akademi GA is the exclusive partner of General Assembly (GA) in Malaysia, and has acquired all rights to market and deliver GA digital courses. Our courses are globally-recognised, led by world-class instructors, and are trusted by 40+ of the Fortune 100 Companies. What's more? Over 91.4% of graduates who participated in GA’s full-time Career Services programme accepted a job offer in their field of study within 180 days of graduating.

What is General Assembly?

General Assembly is a pioneer in education and career transformation, specialising in today’s most in-demand coding, business, data, and design skills. With 33 campuses around the world, GA provides award-winning, dynamic training to a global community of professionals pursuing careers they love.

Named one of Fast Company’s most innovative education companies, GA offers full- and part-time courses for career climbers both on campus and online. Through our corporate training programmes, we also help companies compete for the future by sourcing, assessing, and growing their talent. All of these offerings are developed and led by industry experts.

Where is General Assembly in Malaysia located?

We are located at:

Ground Floor, Banguanan ECM Libra

8, Jalan Damansara Endah

Bukit Damansara

50490 Kuala Lumpur

Malaysia

COURSES
I’m an absolute beginner with zero experience or knowledge in the subject matter you teach (e.g., software engineering, digital marketing). Are your courses still for me?

Many of our long-form courses are geared toward beginners and no prior knowledge of a subject is required.

 

Additionally, these courses often feature pre-work assignments to get you up to speed with essential concepts and tools.

 

Inevitably, our courses attract students with a wide variety of backgrounds and expertise, so we make sure to have instructional associates, office hours, and additional help available as needed to provide personalised feedback and support. 

What benefits do students receive once they complete a GA course?

After graduation, our alumni become part of a global community whose members are invested in one another’s success. We also provide the tools they need to foster lifelong learning and pursue work they love.

How do I secure my spot in a course?

To ensure all students get the individual attention and resources they need to succeed, class sizes are limited. After submitting their applications, students connect with an admissions rep, who determines whether or not the course is a fit for their experience and goals.

 

Additionally, applicants for our full-time Immersives complete admissions assessments to ensure they are prepared for the rigor of the curriculum. Once you’ve been accepted and have put down your initial down payment, your spot in the course is secure.

 

To connect with our Admissions team, click here.

Besides the hours spent in class each week, how much time do I need to dedicate to a course outside of the classroom?

It varies by course and by person, but, as a part-time student, be prepared to work hard and dedicate several hours outside of the classroom each week to review course material and complete homework assignments.

Our Immersive students also devote additional time to portfolio projects, networking events with hiring partners, career services support, and more. Either way, our courses are designed to be rigorous and intensive, but, most of all, incredibly rewarding!

What payment methods do you accept?

We accept online bank transfer.

Do you offer any free learning resources?

Yes! Our free introductory livestreams can help kickstart your journey into data analytics, HTML/CSS, JavaScript, statistics, product management, digital marketing, or UX design.

We also host a variety of free events every week online and at our campuses around the world. Subscribe to our newsletter to stay in the loop.