Entry Requirements for Foundation, Diploma & Degree Courses in Malaysia

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What are the General Entry Requirements for the Different Courses at Private Universities in Malaysia?

In order to choose the right course that fits you to study in Malaysia, you would also need to know the entry requirements. Entry requirements for university vary with each institution. It’s important you understand the qualifications needed for the course you wish to pursue. Each course will have its own entry requirements, often specifying both the subjects you must already have studied, as well as the grades you’ll need to have achieved. Malaysia’s Private Universities tend to express their entry requirements in a variety of ways. If you’re confused, always contact the university themselves.

In addition, students after SPM & IGCSE/O-Levels would need to know the different entry requirements for Foundation, Pre-U and Diploma courses in Malaysia. Foreign branch campuses will have higher entry requirements. They set their own entry requirements for higher education courses, and these vary widely depending on the specific course.

Generally, arts students will never be able to take science-related degree programmes. However, it is possible for arts stream  students to enter into engineering courses with the relevant results.

If you are studying the UEC, STPM, A-Levels or Pre-U, then you can apply for direct entry to the first year of an undergraduate/bachelor’s degree. You will need to find out the entry requirements into the degree programmes of interest at the particular private university.

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Find Out if Your Results Meet the Admission Requirements for the Course that You Plan to Study in Malaysia

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In order to enter the university for the course that you are interested in, you will need to meet their entry requirements. It is important to find out what the entry requirements are for your course of interest so that you can plan during your high school which Pre-University course would be suitable.

Knowing the requirements, you can then choose the right subjects so that you can enter the course without any problems. For example, if you want to study Food Science but you didn’t take Chemistry in your Pre-U course, then you won’t be able to enter that course.

Furthermore, some courses will require additional requirements such as English, that you need to meet, therefore, you will need to plan ahead to sit for the relevant exams before the intake starts.

Some courses may require an interview, a test or portfolio submission. For Medicine and Pharmacy, in addition to the academic requirements, students need to go for an interview undertaken by the Faculty. Design courses may require a test or submission of a portfolio especially for those who did not take any design subjects in high school.

If the course requires you to achieve an English requirement, you may need to prepare early by signing up for the English test like MUET, IELTS or TOEFL.

What if I don’t have the right qualifications?

You may need to resit or retake the exam to achieve the necessary grades to enter. Alternately, you can choose another course that you qualify for

What is the Grading System?
SPM UEC IGCSE/O-Levels STPM A-Levels
A+ A1 A A A
A A2 B A- B
A- B3 C B+ C
B+ B4 D B D
B B5 E B- E
C+ B6 U – Ungraded C+ F
C C7 C
D C8 C-
E D+
G D

Foundation Courses or Pre-University Programmes Entry Requirements in Malaysia

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Students will need to have at least 5 credits in SPM or IGCSE/O-Levels to join a Foundation or Pre-University course in Malaysia. There is no PTPTN Loan for the Foundation or Pre-University course.

You will need a minimum 5 credits in SPM/IGCSE/O-Levels or 4Bs in UEC, inclusive of Mathematics and 2 pure science subjects for entry into the Foundation in Science or Foundation in Engineering at most universities. For the Foundation in Arts, you need at least 5 credits in SPM in any subject to enter or 4Bs in the UEC.

For Pharmacy and Medicine you need SPM or IGCSE/O-Levels 5 B’s inclusive of Chemistry, Biology, Physics, Mathematics/Add. Mathematics and an additional subject (Pass in B. Melayu and English is compulsory)

To enter into the Foundation in Business, you will need at least 5 credits in SPM. You may need credits for English or Maths depending on which university. If you plan to go for the degree in Actuarial Science, Finance or Accounting, you must have a credit in Maths.

Foundation courses are internal courses by the private universities and is 1 year in duration. They stream into the degree programmes offered at the university. To find out more about the best Foundation Programmes in Malaysia, you may go to the links below:

Diploma Courses Entry Requirements in Malaysia

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You will need at least 3 credits in SPM and a pass in BM & Sejarah or IGCSE/O-Levels to enter into a Diploma course in Malaysia.

Each course will have its specific requirements such as the Diploma in Electronic Engineering will require a credit in Maths and 1 Science subject, while the Diploma in Information Technology (IT) will need a credit in Maths.

Diploma courses for Hotel Management, Event Management, Communications, Business and Design will only need at least 3Cs in SPM or IGCSE/O-Levels in any subject.

The Diploma in Nursing & Medical Lab Technology will require at least 5Cs in SPM or IGCSE/O-Levels including Maths, BM, and 1 Science subject in addition to a Pass in English.

Students from the Arts Stream who are interested to join a Diploma in Mechanical Engineering or Electrical & Electronic Engineering course will be able to join certain universities with SPM 3 credits including Maths & General Science.

With the change in the duration of the diploma programme from 2.5 years to 2 years, students can go for the Diploma programme for 2 years and then enter into Year 2 of the relevant degree programme and complete the degree at the same time as those who took the Foundation.

Courses like business, IT, mass communication, etc takes 2 years. Courses like engineering, architecture, culinary, hotel and design take 2.5 years. However, the design courses at INTI takes 3 years to complete.

One advantage of taking the Diploma is that you can apply for the PTPTN loan. You cannot apply for the PTPTN loan for the Foundation course. In addition, for the Diploma, you would be studying subjects that you like. However, if you are not sure of what you want to study, then taking the Foundation course you have time to decide later which course you would like to pursue.

You might be interested in this article, The Best Diploma Courses at Top Universities & Colleges in Malaysia

Degree Courses Entry Requirements for A-Levels and STPM in Malaysia

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Another confusion is when students take the AS subject in the A-Levels, it is not a full subject and therefore is not counted as a principal.

When choosing subjects in the A-Levels, it is important to ask the counselor the right questions and to choose wisely.  The General Paper is also not accepted by some universities as well. General Paper is taken as a subject in TAR College A-Level programme.

You will need at least 2 Principals to enter into the degree courses. A-Levels will be at least 2E’s while STPM is at least 2C’s or CGPA 2.00. The Pengajian Am is not accepted into Science degree courses and but can be counted for entry into Business, IT, Mass Comm, Psychology and Social Science courses.

If you have at least a C in Pengajian Am and another subject, you may enter into these courses at certain universities. Please contact me for more details.

If you had obtained 5B’s in the UEC, you can go directly into the degree programme. I talked to a student who completed the UEC with at least 5Bs and was advise to take a Foundation course therefore wasting one year, when he could have entered directly into the degree program.

Undergraduate Admission Criteria For Students after Pre-University, UEC, A-Levels and STPM in Malaysia

For admission into bachelor-level programs, students usually must have completed secondary school and a Pre-University Programme. Below are the general requirements for the various Pre-University courses into the popular fields of study in this country. Typical grade requirements:

Medicine and Pharmacy
  • STPM – Grades BBB, ABC or AAC or CGPA 3.0 (out of 4.0) in 3 subjects i.e: Biology; and Chemistry; and Physics or Mathematics
  • A-Levels – Grades BBB, ABC or AAC in 3 subjects i.e.: Biology; and Chemistry; and Physics or Maths
  • ​Unified Examination Certificate (UEC)
    B4 each in 5 subjects: Biology; and Chemistry; and Physics; and Mathematics; and Advanced Mathematics
  • Foundation in Science or Pre- Medical Programme
    CGPA 3.0 (out of 4.0) in 3 subjects i.e.: Biology; and Chemistry; and Physics or Mathematics with minimum grade for each subject is C (GP 2.0)
    *Additional Requirements
  • ​AUSMAT/MUFY/ SACE/WACE – 80% ATAR provided the subjects includes Biology, Chemistry; and Physics or Mathematics
  • CPU/CIMP – Average of 80% in 3 subjects i.e.: Biology, Chemistry; and Physics or Mathematics
  • *Additional Requirements:
    SPM with at least 5Bs including Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics or Additional Mathematics. Credit in Bahasa Melayu
  • English Language Requirements
    Any one of the following:
    Local Students

    • SPM English – Minimum Grade B
    • SPM English 1119/O-Level English – Minimum Grade of B3
    • UEC English – Minimum Grade A2
    • MUET – Minimum Band 4
Applied Science – Biotechnology, Food Science, Nutrition, etc
  • Foundation in Science – Minimum CGPA 2.00, inclusive of: Chemistry and Biology/Physics/Mathematics
  • STPM – Minimum CGPA 2.00, inclusive of Grade Cs in Chemistry and Biology/Physics/Mathematics
  • ​UEC – Minimum Grade B in five (5) subjects, inclusive of: Chemistry,Biology and Physics/Mathematics
  • A-levels – Minimum Grade E in: Chemistry and Biology/Physics/Mathematics
  • ​AUSMAT/MUFY/ SACE/WACE – Minimum ATAR 60% or minimum 60% average five (5) subjects inclusive of: Chemistry and Biology/Physics/Mathematics
  • ​CPU/CIMP – Minimum average of 60% in 6 subjects inclusive of: Chemistry and Biology/Physics/Mathematics
Computing – Computer Science, Software Engineering and Information Technology (IT)
  • ​Foundation in IT/Engineering/Arts/Science – CGPA of 2.0, and credit (C) in SPM/IGCSE/O-level Mathematics
  • STPM – CGPA of 2.0 and credit (C) in SPM Mathematics
  • ​A-Level Minimum 2 D principals and credit (C) in SPM/IGCSE/O-level Mathematics
  • ​UEC – 5 credits (B6), including Additional Mathematics
  • Canadian Pre-U
    Minimum average of 60% in 6 subjects, inclusive of minimum 60% score in Mathematics and minimum Credit (C) in Additional Mathematics at SPM/O-Level/equivalent
  • AUSMAT/HSC/SACE/TEE/WACE/SAM
    Minimum average of 60% in 5 subjects, inclusive of minimum 60% score in Mathematics and minimum Credit (C) in Additional Mathematics at SPM/O-Level/equivalent
Engineering
  • ​STPM – Minimum 2Cs including Mathematics and one relevant Physical Science subject
  • A Level – Minimum 2Ds including Mathematics and one relevant Physical Science subject
  • ​UEC – Minimum 5Bs including Mathematics and one relevant Physical Science subject
  • ​CPU – Minimum average of 60% in 6 subjects, inclusive of a minimum score of 60% in Mathematics and one relevant Physical Science subject
  • ​Foundation in Engineering/Science -Minimum CGPA 2.0
  • Diploma/ Advance Diploma/ equivalent – Minimum CGPA 2.0
    • Subject to Faculty discretion after reviewing transcript and syllabus
  • AUSMAT/MUFY/ SACE/WACE- Minimum overall average of 60%, inclusive of a minimum score of 60% in Mathematics and one relevant Physical Science subject
Built Environment – Architecture & Quantity Survey
  • Foundation in Arts/ Science/ Equivalent
    Minimum CGPA 2.0 with credit in Maths AND Minimum credit Maths in SPM or grade ‘C’ in O-Levels
  • STPM (Arts/Science stream) Minimum CGPA of 2.0 (or equivalent) With minimum Grade ‘C’ for 2 subjects INCLUDING Maths
  • ​UEC (Commerce/Science stream) Minimum 5 Credits (‘B’ grade) INCLUDING Maths
  • ​AUSMAT/MUFY/ SACE/WACE – Minimum average of 60% in 5 subjects INCLUDING Maths
  • ​CPU – Minimum average of 65% in 6 subjects INCLUDING Maths
  • Diploma/ Advance Diploma/ equivalent
    • Minimum CGPA 2.0
    • Subject to School discretion and credit transfer after reviewing transcript, syllabus description & portfolio.
Business – Business Administration, International Business, Human Resource Management, Marketing, Logistics etc
  • Foundation in Business/Arts/Science/IT/Engineering – Pass, with a minimum CGPA of 2.0
  • STPM – Minimum 2 principals (C) (CGPA 2.0) in 2 subjects and pass in Mathematics and English at SPM Level.
  • ​A-Level – Minimum 2 principal (D )
  • UEC – Minimum 5 credits (B6) and pass (C8) in Mathematics and English
  • Canadian Pre-U -Minimum average of 60% in 6 subjects
  • AUSMAT/MUFY/ SACE/WACE – Minimum average of 60% in 5 subjects
Accounting, Finance, Finance & Investment, Fintech, Banking & Finance and Actuarial Science
  • STPM- Minimum Grade C+ (GPA 2.33) in any 2 subjects and pass SPM with credit in Mathematics and pass in English;
  • A-Level – Minimum 2 D grades
  • UEC – Pass in UEC with minimum 5 credits (B6) including Mathematics and pass in English
  • ​AUSMAT/MUFY/ SACE/WACE – Minimum average of 60% in 5 subjects
  • Foundation in Arts/Business/Science/IT/Engineering – Minimum CGPA of 2.50 out of 4.00
Communications, Hotel Management, Event Management, Culinary Arts, Baking, Creative Arts & Design
  • ​Foundation – Pass with a minimum CGPA of 2.0
  • STPM – Minimum 2 principals (C)
  • A-Level – Minimum 2 principals (D)
  • ​UEC – Minimum 5 credits (B6)
  • Canadian Pre-U – Minimum average of 50% in 6 subjects
  • AUSMAT/MUFY/ SACE/WACE – Minimum average of 50% in 5 subjects

Note:

  • Must have a Credit for English in SPM/O-Levels or UEC to enter into Communications
  • Must have a Credit in SPM/O-Levels or UEC in Mathematics and a science subject & Pass English to enter Psychology

Grading System

SPM UEC IGCSE/O-Levels STPM A-Levels
A+ A1 A A A
A A2 B A- B
A- B3 C B+ C
B+ B4 D B D
B B5 E B- E
C+ B6 U – Ungraded C+ F
C C7 C
D C8 C-
E D+
G D

Transferring your Diploma to a Degree course in Malaysia

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If you had taken a diploma course, you can transfer your credits into Year 2 of a relevant degree. For example, if you have a

Diploma in Accounting, you can generally be accepted into Year 2 of the Accounting degree programme. At some universities, you may not get full exemptions as the subjects may not be similar, so you may have to enter into Year 1 second or final semester.

If you decide to join a marketing degree course, you may not get as many exemptions.

To perform the exemption advise, you will need to submit the transcripts, course outline for all the subjects that you have taken at the college and SPM Certificate.

It will take some time to perform the exemptions so you need to submit the documents early.

Certificate Course Entry Requirements in Malaysia

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Many students in Malaysia are confused about the education possibilities available to them after SPM, UEC, STPM or A-Levels.

For those who only obtained 1 credit in SPM/UEC and a pass in BM & Sejarah, there is still hope for you as you can go for a Certificate in Business, Certificate in IT or Certificate in Creative Design and then go on to the Diploma course.

Generally, you won’t be able to study Certificate in Engineering, Pharmacy, Medicine, Health Science, Biotechnology, etc because you are to weak in your results to continue on in diploma or degree levels.

You will study the Certificate course for 1 year and 4 months and then only continue to the Diploma for 2 or 2.5 years depending on which course. After the Diploma, you will enter into Year 2 of the degree for another 2 years.

Some students are also confused that the “C” in UEC is equivalent to a credit and that is not true.

How to Find Out if I Qualify to Enter the Course in Malaysia?

Students who are interested to find out if you qualify to enter the course may take picture of your results, trial or mock results and upload them below. I will contact you to let you know.

Entry Requirements Assessment Form
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190 thoughts on “Entry Requirements for Foundation, Diploma & Degree Courses in Malaysia

  1. If I have finished my diploma for 2 years 6 months
    How many years of study is it for me to finish a bachelor degree??

    1. It depends on the exemptions and will vary from university to university. Generally, you could enter into Year 2 of the related degree.

  2. Hello! I have done my diploma in computer science and engineering, Can I do my bachelor degree in the same subject within 2 or 2.5 years?

    1. Yes, you can. As long as you have at least 3 credits in any subject and pass BM and Sejarah.

  3. Hi Im a account stream student but I dropped account during F5. So i got 7basic subject in SPM, and I got credit and B for them all got 3b which is Math, English and BM, for others Sej, Moral, Chinese, science. I can take part on engineering? If I can’t which I can take part in?

    1. To enter engineering from the account stream, you will need to have at least 3 Cs including Maths & Science in order to join the Diploma in Electrical & Electronic Engineering. After completing the diploma you may join any Engineering degree entering into Year 2.

      1. Hello, usually how do you transfer your diploma credits into a degree? Is it easy or it is hard to find a university that does that.

      2. You will need to submit your documents to the university for evaluation for exemptions. Most private universities will accept transfer.

  4. Hi i did not decide yet what am i going to do.And i have 1B+,5B,2C and 2D.and i took my maths D.Do i need do resit?

  5. hi sir I am waiting for my spm results now.Can i know what are the requirements for Study Bussiness management? ?? And which universities offers degree

    1. For diploma in business, you will need at least 3Cs and for Foundation, you will need at least 5Cs.

    1. He can either retake 2 subjects to get at least a C so that he can enter a diploma course or take a Certificate in IT or Business for 1 year 4 months and then enter the diploma

    1. You must have at least 3 credits including Biology, Chemistry and Physics or Maths to take the Diploma in Pharmacy

  6. I have a diploma in media & tv from a private college. Can i apply for a same media, tv, etc degree course in public universities?

    1. You can check with the public universities. We only provide advise on private universities

  7. Hi Sir,, I want to become an interior designer, can I know how is it possible through public universities btw my SPM results are 5a2b2c

  8. Hi sir i was wondering can i use my foundation in uni to apply degree courses in another college.(not goverment college)

  9. Hi Sir. My son just got his spm results. He got B for English, C for science and Pass for Maths. But BM & Sejatah failed. Can he applied Multimedia design course? Pls hel. Thanks

    1. HE needs at least 3Cs including pass in BM and Sejarah to enter the Diploma in Multimedia. The best thing for him is to resit the BM and Sejarah and try to get Cs.

  10. Hi Mr, I got Cs and Ds in IGCSE. They are Maths, English, physics and ICT. I have also finished year 11 and currently studying year 12. So will I be able to get into foundation study and Diploma? The course that i want to take is Information Technology.

    1. For Entry requirements, it would vary from university to university so you will have to check if the university accepts A- in the Entry Requirements.

  11. sir i get in spm 4 credits only.i got science and mathematics gred D .so which course i qualified to take???

    1. Not sure since you didn’t tell me what the 4 credits were in which subjects

  12. hi, my son now study at segi university for certificate in business admin, he pass spm but only one credit, can he now apply for tar college for diploma in culinary or not. and he also can apply PTPTN loan or not?

  13. Sir,i was wondering if i can pursue my optometrist dream with all b in bio,chemis,physics , a in maths and a for my english in spm. But stpm at least a 2 credit in pa, bio, that whats i can ensure as im now still having the exam. May i still have the chances go into degree program?

  14. Hi Sir, I’m a Malaysian who studying in Srilanka at one of the international school for AS Level Commerce (Business, Accounting and economic) .. Coming May Im writing my examination and I’m now 16. So the time I’m writing my exam I will be 17. So my question is, what university or collage are available for me.. And I’m interested in Hotel management. I have no idea about universities and collage. So can I get an conclusion.. like which path will be right for me… and also I don’t have O Level results.. I have upsr and pt3 certificate only for now.

  15. Hi my son is studying in private school and will sit for igcse. Can he use his IGCSE to enter private university to do degree or diploma?

    Thanks

  16. Hi sir..recently i had complete my diploma in graphic design so it’s possible for me to do degree in computer science..?

      1. tq u sir..Futhermore, i would like to asked u sir ,is that degree in computer science good demand for future and also how about the Computer Science Job Prospects for the Graduating?

      1. Pre-University means any course that you take after SPM as a requirements to enter into the degree course. Pre-University courses would be like STPM, A-Levels, Matriculation, etc. Undergraduate is degree level courses.

  17. Hi Sir…i’m currently pursuing diploma in business with information technology at asia pacific university..so is it possible for me to pursue a bachelor degree in computer science(software engineering) with is unrelated field.

  18. Hi Sir, may i ask if i pursue Diploma In Business Administration, can i pursue my degree later on in Accounting and Finance?

  19. hi sir,i would like to ask if i did diploma in graphic design but degree i want to do in computer & technology,is that possible for me?

  20. Hi. I would like to ask you, if I can apply for english course. Because I got B+ for english and my results in spm is 3A, 4B+ and 2D.

      1. Do you think City University College of Science and Technology is a good university for me to take foundation in english? I did found a few review that is quite negative about the university. So, I want to ask for your opinion. What do you think about it?

  21. My daughter finish her spm 6 credit but in account stream, can she study diploma in MLT . Can she cope with it?

  22. hi i will be finishing my diploma in singapore by next year. but my pointer is very low. so can i still do my degree or have to retake the diploma?

  23. 1) SKM – No need pass in Sej? how many years and will that lead to a diploma eventually?

    2) Certificate – minimum 1 credit and pass in BM & Sej? Also, how many years to diploma?

  24. I would like to ask can I study food science if I did not take biology in spm? Many university did not stated must have biology, they just written require two credit in science subject, but some universities stated must have biology

  25. Hai edu spiral I’m a science stream student and now doing diploma in risk management which is related to business management. After finishing this diploma can I continue my degree in IT field like software engineering ?

  26. Hai edu spiral I’m a science stream student and now doing diploma in risk management which is related to business management. After finishing this diploma can I continue my degree in software engineering ?

  27. I’m doing diploma in risk management which relate business management . Can continue my degree in software engineering .

  28. I currently studying diploma in Nursing at KKM college, my last year. after graduate can I use my diploma to further study in other courses like medical lab?

  29. I have a Diploma in Graphic design and would like to enrol for further studies (degree).. But I need around 3 years to just be able to enter degree as I have personal problems… After 3 years is my diploma certificate still valid for credit transfer?

  30. hi
    My daughter has only NCEA Level 1.she doesnt want to sit SPM. Is there any chance she can further her study in Malaysia

  31. Hello , I graduated in 2008 my SPM results pass BM, BI, Sc, P.seni & BC.
    In 2014 I applied
    SPM (U) and the result Mathematics, pass.
    SPM 2014 November and the results BI, D (lulus atas)
    , SC, c (kepujian).
    So can apply for Certificate in electrical engineering Course?
    Tqvm.

    1. You need at least a credit in Maths and Science to enter into the Diploma in Engineering course. Certificate courses would not be relevant. Anyway, engineering is a very tough course. You should just choose a course suited for your academic capabilities.

  32. Hello i have completed masters in biotechnology from india so what can i study further in malaysia.i am ineterested in medical lab course also.can u pls help me to figure out.is der any certificate course in health science.tysm in advance

  33. my friends daughter is doing STPM now.she is studying in science class.Does she have chances to get geology course in goverment universities to continue her studies in degree?

  34. Good evening. I’m now studying in Form Six. I wonder about a thing. As I knew that if want to apply for the medicine course in Degree. 5 subjects like Addmath, Maths, Physics, Bio and Chemistry much be B+ and above. Unfortunately, I’m not qualified for some of those subjects. So I want to know if I retake certain subjects again, it is still have the opportunity to apply for the medicine course, and how is the procedure goes for retaking for some certain subjects again. I’ll be very thankful if my comment get response. Thanks a lot! 😊

  35. Can my niece enter a certificate on hotel management if she onky have 1 credit but did not pass her bm and sejarah. Thank you

  36. Hello, can I apply for bachelor in chemical engineering if my chemistry in spm is D? I really like chemistry but I don’t knw why I got D, and I hate physics a lot but I got B for spm ( my physics is always fail tho) .

  37. Hi ! May i know if i get 3As in A-level, then is it I can straight away go to degree year 2 in TAR UC ?
    TQ.

  38. Hi, I would like to ask that what if I take the diploma of business management in Reliance college , can I continue my degree course in other school ? like Kdu ?

  39. Can a stpm arts student apply for engineering or IT or computer science at public university in Malaysia?

  40. My nephew plan to take foundation at tarc. Is there any minimum point in foundation he need to get to enter for his degree? He got 3A 3B 2C in his spm. Should he go for Foundation or Diploma

  41. i am diploma holder in computer science from uniten……. can i take degree courses { software engineering } at asia pacific university….. my diploma CGPA is 2.60…..

  42. i hav a question.i am a science student who had just gotten my result. i got my cgpa is 2.08 and can i transfer from science to accountancy in any ipta??p.a B+, chem C+ math n phy D+

  43. I got 3 credit in SPM
    Passed English,bm, sejarah
    Could I still possible to apply diploma in hotel management in tarc college?

  44. I just completed my certificate in IT. Can I do degree straight? Any suggestions ?? I’m interested to continue on IT field .

  45. Lets say If I got passes for PA and chemy,C- for physics and maths:and get 2.00 above for my STPM,can I still do degree course private???..Preferred course like architechture,building and construction management or Interior architecture!

  46. I got 4 credits in spm Mats A and English B+ can i study degree for bussiness course i need a ans asap pls

  47. I got 1 credit and passed in other subjects in my SPM. Im planning to resit for some of the papers. If i get 3 credits after resitting, will I be eligible to apply for PTPTN loan?

    1. I got 3 credit in my SPM….
      Pass sejarah,BM,english

      Am I hv requirement to entry diploma in hotel management in tarc college?

  48. Hi, I am a student just had my SPM in 2015
    I would like to ask that what if I take the diploma of architecture in tarc, can I continue my degree course in other school, like USCI?hope to get reply soon thanks

  49. I got 3 credit, IT, English and Mathematics, pass in BM and Sejarah, but I’m failed in Chemistry, Physics and Additional Mathematics.
    Could it still possible to apply for Diploma Of IT in Segi or APU?

  50. I am studying for diploma in TESL now. But for degree i want to take Business. Is that possible and what are the requirement. Your suggestion please.

  51. I’m a Malaysian, just done my diploma in business management and i’m thinking and trying to apply for a local university in Malaysia. But, my CGPA is 2.5, can i apply for any local university for my further study to degree??
    The university i prefer is University Utara Malaysia.

  52. i want to be a fashion designer… but is fashion is abt art? i heard art isnt really abt art but more to account n business… im confused which course i should take whether art or science stream~

    1. Not sure what you mean by fashion is art. Fashion is a a design course, it can be art but not as displayed in an art museum platform. If you want to study fashion design, you can go for arts stream. Science streams students can also choose to study fashion design for their tertiary studies.

  53. what are the qualification is required for mass communication after stpm and which local university is best to continue degree in mass com? Is that pengajian am and pengajian perniagaan is important to continue degree in mass com?

  54. My son is currently studying ICGSE syllabus in an international school. I have been advised that my son should take SPM BM and Sejarah. Can he just sit for SPM BM paper?

  55. I got my maths D but I wanna do my diploma in computer in science but their minimum requirement is C . Can you help this problem ?

  56. I took my IGCSE in 2014 and only obtained 1A, 1C & 2D. I wished to take diploma course in pharmacy or interior design but are not eligible. Can I proceed to the diploma course first while re-take my 2 more subject to make up my credit before completing the course?

  57. Two passes in my STPM .This including my PA and Biology.Still confusing whether which way to go design,nursing or mass communication…etc

  58. My younger bro just get the spm result last few days.Unfortunately he fail the history but he pass the BM & he get 3’s credit in his result. May I know did he qualified to register for the diploma course which offer?And which college will accept him?Kindly advise.
    Thanks!

  59. Hi…. Im interested in optometry and planning to enrol in segi, but i understand that v can transfer credits to yr 2 in uk universities. Have u done any of these transfers. What universities have u done. Do u charge agency fees?

  60. I graduated in diploma in quantity survey now i would like to further my study in degree in civil engineering may i know how many semester can i get exempted?

    1. You will need to submit your SPM Cert, transcripts, course outline and diploma cert to the university for exemptions. Upon evaluation, then only the university will let you know how many exemptions. Your diploma is not related to civil engineering at all so you probably may just enter into Year 1 of the degree but you must have a credit for Maths and Physics in SPM.

      1. Off course I have credit in math and physics in spm
        May I know the exemption is it depend on individual university? or any guide line?

  61. I am a pre-university student, studying at Malacca Matriculation College for One Year Programme 2014 / 2015 in Accounting course. I would like to pursue my career in Financial Services. My question is, can I do my Bachelor’s Degree of Business Administration directly after completing my pre-university studies?

  62. I am a Malaysian who is currently studying in an international school in Klang. I’ve learned that one of the entry requirements for taking certain courses in our local colleges/university colleges is a pass in SPM BM. Does that mean I have to sit for the SPM BM?

  63. i completed my SPM….now i am studying french and waiting for resit my SPM..i gets 7 credits…but wonder why my maths gets D …so i decided to learn different foreign language and for resit my SPM ..
    i am still haven decided between diploma program and A-level or American Degree Transfer Program..can you tell me which one is better…

  64. if i am now in diploma and after complete the diploma program i apply for the US university …i will be in first year or seconds year of degree? and how aboout UK?

  65. the diagram above showed UK to graduated from a UK university needs three years only but US university needs four years .is thats true?or i just misunderstand? if the diagram is true ,is that means apply for UK university will save more time and moneys than study in US university?

    1. It is a different education system. The amount of time taken to complete a degree from both universities is about the same. After SPM, you will go straight into the USA degree programme for 4 years. For the UK degree, you must go into Foundation/Pre-U for 1 year and then into the UK degree for 3 years bringing it to a total of 4 years after SPM.

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