Cambridge A Level (Science) – Penang Campus

Duration:1 year 6 months

Intakes:January & July

Campus:MCKL College Penang (Pykett Campus)

Level of Study:Certificate

Faculty:Pre- University

Course Code:KPT/JPS(N/010/2/0005)(MQA/PA14347)01/27

About this course

The Cambridge Assessment International Education A Level is MCKL’s most prominent pre-university programme. This serves as an entry qualification to a wide range of degree programmes in universities locally and internationally.

MCKL’s curriculum sets a global standard for education, with programmes that stretch, challenge, and inspire our students. They will be equipped with knowledge and key competencies and skills, ready to embark on their university journey.

Recognised Cambridge A Level Provider
One of the earliest tertiary institutions in Malaysia to offer the A Level programme as an education pathway for school leavers to further their studies globally. MCKL’s A Level programme is one of the most affordable and internationally recognised in Malaysia.

Dedicated & Experienced Lecturers
Learn from a combination of both experienced and enthusiastic lecturers who are qualified in their fields.

Personalised Community
Concentrated class sizes that allow lecturers and students to build trust, along with our administrative and support staff to help students along the way.

Cambridge IPQ Certification
The pioneer institution to offer Cambridge IPQ. It is a project-based qualification designed to develop skills, such as critical thinking, problem solving, independent research, innovation, creative thinking, reflection and communication for students’ success by carrying out research into a topic of their choice.

Excellent Track Record
A strong track record as CAL students have been awarded Top in the World, Top in Malaysia and High Achievements for various subjects, granting students entry to top universities.

Total Course Fees

Local Students: RM21,000 (3 subjects), RM22,800 (4 subjects)
International Student: RM30,600 (3 subjects), RM33,300 (4 subjects)
*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 enrol a minimum of 3 subjects and a maximum of 4 subjects.


  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Science
  • Further Mathematics
  • Mathematics
  • Physics

  • Accounting
  • Business
  • Economics
  • Law
  • Literature in English
  • Psychology
Compulsory Subjects:

  • Service Learning
  • Character Formation


  1. Students are advised to refer to the Admission Form when selecting the subject combinations.
  2. Further Mathematics can only be enrolled as the fourth subject.

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 including English

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


  • Credit in respective science subject is required for Biology, Chemistry and Physics
  • Credit in Additional Mathematics is required for Mathematics and Computer Science
  • Further Mathematics must be enrolled with Mathematics

English Requirements

IGCSE (English as Second Language) C
IGCSE (First Language English) C

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

International Student Only

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