Australian Matriculation (AUSMAT)

Duration:1 year - 1 year & 6 months

Intakes:January, June & August

Campus:MCKL - Kuala Lumpur

Level of Study:Certificate

Faculty:Pre- University

Course Code:KPT/JPS(R2/010/3/0097)(A9207)07/23

About this course

The Australian Matriculation (AUSMAT) is an internationally recognised pre-university programme, well-structured with a balanced emphasis on coursework and external examinations. Academic scores are based on continuous school assessments and external examinations held in November. Upon completion of this programme, successful students will be awarded the Western Australian Certificate of Education (WACE) and gain entries into top universities of their choice both locally and abroad.

Excellent Track Record
Recognised provider of AUSMAT for over 21 years with credible track record of 40% students scoring an ATAR above 80.

Holistic Learning Approach
Developing students holistically through Character Formation and Service Learning subjects, providing students with moral values along with academic excellence.

Personalised Community
Concentrated class sizes that allow lecturers and students to build trust, along with AUSMAT Union Engagement to support students along the way.

Future-Oriented Skills
The diversity of AUSMAT structure prepares and equips students effectively for university life, which inculcates lifelong learning skills and abilities to pursue various future careers.

Dynamic University Placement Team
Experienced lecturers and university placement staff have successfully placed students in universities of their choice.

Balanced Assessment Structure
50% school-based assessments and 50% external examinations administered by the Department of Education, Western Australia.

Qualified & Experienced Lecturers
Our experienced and enthusiastic lecturers are qualified in their field and adhere to AUSMAT standards.

Total Course Fees

Local Students: RM17,750
International Student: RM31,800

*Exclude January 2022 Intake.
**Fees above are just an estimated fees which exclude general fees, deposit, registration fees and other miscellaneous fees.

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Subject Offered

Students are required to select a combination of 5 courses including English Language.

English Language (either one):

  • English
  • *English as an Additional Language/Dialect (EALD)
  • General English
Arts / Social Sciences:

  • Accounting and Finance
  • Business Management and Enterprise
  • Economics
  • Psychology
Mathematics / Science / Technology:

  • Applied Information Technology
  • General Applied Information Technology
  • Biology
  • Human Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Mathematics Applications
  • Mathematics Methods
  • Mathematics Specialist
  • Physics
Compulsory Subjects:

  • Service Learning
  • Character Formation


  1. *Additional English proficiency evidence is required to be produced for EALD (for less than 7 years of English medium education)
  2. ATAR courses are only offered in January & June intakes.
  3. General subjects and Human Biology (ATAR course) are only offered in the June intake.
  4. August intake students will need to re-register their courses in the subsequent January semester allowing them to choose different course combination depending on the course requirement.

Entry RequirementsApplicants must have one of the following Entry requirements:

Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM)
Min. 5 credits and a pass in Bahasa Melayu and Sejarah (History)

O-Levels / IGCSE
Min. 5 credits in any subjects

ICCE General Certificate
Min. 80% in 5 subjects

Unified Examination Certificate (UEC)
Min. 5 Bs

Other Qualifications
Other equivalent qualifications recognised by the Ministry of Higher Education (MOHE) or Malaysian Government will be considered on a case-by-case basis

Specific Requirement – For MCKL College (Penang, Pykett Campus):
SPM or IGCSE – A minimum grade C (credit) in any of the subject combinations below:

  1. Sciences- Physics, Chemistry, Biology
  2. Mathematics- Mathematics, Additional Mathematics
  3. Languages-English
  4. Humanities-Accounting, Business Studies, Economics

English Requirements

IGCSE (English as Second Language) B
IGCSE (First Language English) C
UEC English B4
O Level Grade C

*English Placement Test (EPT) is required for applicants who do not meet the minimum English requirement.

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