Study AUSMAT in Malaysia – Best Australian Pre-University program recognised worldwide to enter top universities


Best University College in Malaysia for the Western Australian Matriculation (AUSMAT)

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Students after SPM or O-Levels planning to study in Australia for their degree programme can consider taking the popular AUSMAT programme at First City University College in Malaysia.

First City University College offers the most affordable top quality AUSMAT programme in Malaysia.

The Western Australian Matriculation (AUSMAT) is the final year (Year 12) of the secondary school

First City University College's purpose built 13-acre campus has excellent facilities with a conducive study environment

First City University College’s purpose built 13-acre campus has excellent facilities with a conducive study environment

programme offered by the government of Western Australia to enable entry into year one Bachelor’s degree programmes of most universities around the world, such as Australia, the UK, New Zealand, the US, Canada, and private universities in Malaysia.

The AUSMAT is an internationally-recognised pre-university programme administered by the Curriculum Council of Western Australia on behalf of the Western Australian government. Students are graded based on their performance throughout the year.

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The Australian Matriculation (AUSMAT) programme is an internationally recognised modular pre-university programme which comprises 50% coursework and 50% external examination. To successfully complete the programme, the students are required to meet the minimum standard of literacy and numeracy by passing the Online Literacy and Numeracy Assessment (OLNA). The School Curriculum and Standards Authority of Western Australia which comes under the Government of Western Australia, oversees the quality implementation of the AUSMAT programme.

The 10-month programme with the Australian Tertiary Admission Exam’s (ATA) assessment

A wonderful friendly study environment at First City University College

A wonderful friendly study environment at First City University College

comprising  50% course and project work and 50% final external examination. This arrangement not only helps to remove pressure of the single year-end assessment, but also provides opportunities for the usage of a variety of assessment techniques in determining students’ standards of achievement.

With a focus on holistic development, the Australian Matriculation encourages a two-way feedback through continuous assessments and prepares you for university life with a balance of internal and external examinations.

The entry requirement into AUSMAT is SPM, ‘O’ Levels or other equivalent qualifications, with a minimum of 5 credits in subjects of Science and Mathematics. The student intakes are in January and March. The course duration is between 8 to 10 months and students are required to take up five subjects including either English or ESL.

  • Duration: 10 months
  • Intakes: January and June (June intake is 1.5 years)
  • Exam date: November
  • Number of Subjects: 5
  • Assessment: 50% course and project work and 50% final examination
  • Entry Requirements: Students should possess 5 relevant credits including English in SPM or GCE ‘O’ Level inclusive of English language or equivalent qualifications. (Credit in Mathematics and 2 Science subjects for science student). Pass in SPM-BM Students waiting for SPM or GCE ‘O’ Level results may apply with their forecast results for January intake
    • For students pursuing a degree in medicine, dentistry, pharmacy upon graduation:
      5 credits with Mathematics, Additional Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Biology scoring not below 4B’s
    • For student pursuing a degree in science upon graduation:
      5 credits inclusive of Mathematics and 2 Science subjects

AUSMAT Subjects Offered at First City University College

Students are required to take 5 subjects including English as an Additional Language

First City University College offers value for money quality education in Malaysia

First City University College offers value for money quality education in Malaysia

(EAL/D) or English.

Four subjects can be chosen from the list below:

AUSMAT Subjects List A

  • English
  • English as an Additional Language/Dialect
  • Economics

AUSMAT Subjects List B

  • Accounting and Finance
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Science
  • Mathematics Methods
  • Mathematics: Specialist
  • Physics

Top Achieving AUSMAT Students from First City University College

Students Tan WeiJie, Illaggo Periannan, Lim Wei Ren and Nurul Hafizah binti Mat Kamil emerged with

Experienced and Qualified lecturers provide personal attention to First City University College sudents

Experienced and Qualified lecturers provide personal attention to First City University College sudents

the highest Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR) scores of 99.90, 98.9, 97.85 and 97.55 accordingly.

They and the other high achievers in AUSMAT examination sang praises of their lecturers who have journeyed with them on the road to success.

Tan who is now doing a bridging programme in Germany said: “Our lecturers are always there when we need them. They are totally approachable and well- versed in their field of expertise”.

The 20-year-old who is planning to embark on his engineering career upon graduation also talked highly on KBU’s teaching and learning facilities and ISO-certified library.

Nurul Hafizah concurred with Tan and said: “Certain AUSMAT subjects such as Mathematics and Physics are definitely difficult compared with A-levels programme. But, through the proper guidance and individualised attention from our lecturers, we have made it through the examination”.

She added that she is proud of her achievement and contented that all her hard work finally paid off.

A conducive environment for study at KBU International College's library

A conducive environment for study at KBU International College’s library

“I am now preparing for my bridging programme in Germany but until this moment it all feels like a dream to me, “said the elated 20-year-old.

Speaking about her experience being part of the KBU’s AUSMAT programme, Nurul said it was an unforgettable experience in her life and she had benefitted enormously from the programme.

“This reflects that KBU’s AUSMAT programme provides students with a wealth of options – to pick and choose from a wide range of degree courses offered by universities such as University of Melbourne, University of New South Wales, University of Adelaide and many more,” added Jenny.

She said students are equipped with reasoning and thinking ability throughout their course in First City UC.

About First City University College

Since its inception in 1990, KBU International College has an excellent track record in producing employable graduates and entrepreneurs. In recognition of our excellence in providing tertiary education, the Ministry of Higher Education elevated KBU to FIRST CITY UNIVERSITY COLLEGE.

First City UC will continue KBU’s proud tradition of providing the best learning experience for its students. The courses offered will continue to be industry relevant. These will be the springboard for our graduates to be successful in their chosen careers.

Campus expansion

The new phase of the Campus, which is next to the current premises, comprises a new academic block and en-suite air-conditioned student accommodation. A new IT Centre, library, food court and indoor sports facilities are some of the exciting facilities of this new phase. This new phase is targeted to be completed by November 2016.

 

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  1. I am planning to study pharmay in monash uni, is it hard to catch up with other a level students if i study ausmat as my foundation

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  2. Can i know what is the pathway from ausmat to an acturial science degree(for example in uk)?

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  3. What AUSMAT subjects should i take if i plan to take a degree in psychology?

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  4. Is it AUSMAT is the best choice for me if i want to study politics and international relations in oversea? Is there any financial aids for me if i take AUSMAT as my pre university programme? what other options if i want to study politics and international relations at OVERSEA?

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  5. i want to take degree in international relations, is it okay if i choose AUSMAT for my pre university programme? Is there any financial aids for AUSMAT programme? what other options for me in order to take international relations at degree level?

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  6. Is ausmat accepted for a degree in sports science?

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  7. Which pre-u programme is the most popular to further study in the University of Melbourne, Australia? Which one is more recommended? AUSMAT? A-level? MUFY? UEC? SAM? Taylor’s College foundation programmes?

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  8. I would like to study obstetrics and gynaecology and im planning to take up AUSMAT as my fundation studies. What would the pathway be if I would like to do my degree in UK ?

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  9. Stefanie Luis

    Which is better if I want to do law – AUSMAT, SAM or A-levels?

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  10. if i want to do my degree at IMU, is AUSMAT a better choice or A-level ?
    i would like to do the degree transfer to UK/ australia / US…
    but i dont know what are the entry requirements for the degree transfer program.

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  11. I would like to take up pharmacy course. is AUSMAT a good choice?

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  12. Is it suitable to take AUSMAT to study medical?

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  13. It is okay if i take AUSMAT programme to study pharmacy

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  14. Is AUSMAT being recognised by ALL the private univesitis in Malaysia?

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  15. Need your advise, should I go to KBU or Sunway to take up Ausmat?

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  16. I am planning to study engineering , is Ausmat the right choice and can i gain admission to local universities in Malaysia?

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  17. wat’s the difference between A USM AT and SAM?

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  18. Aunei Binti Anuar

    I would like to take up psychology. is AUSMAT a good choice?

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  19. I am planning to study architecture and my friend are planning to study public relation.
    Should we take AUSMAT?

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