KPM/JPT(R010/3/0260) 08/19 MQA(A10062)
The DISTED School of Pre-University Studies offers the choice of two globally recognised programmes for students who have graduated with an SPM /O-Level / UEC or equivalent qualification and are looking forward to advance their studies locally or abroad. The Cambridge A-Level grant you access to many degree programmes in Malaysia and worldwide including countries like Australia, Singapore, the United Kingdom, India, the United States, the European Union and Canada.
DISTED has been successfully conducting the Cambridge A-Level programme since 1995. The programme provides a solid grounding for tertiary studies in medicine, pharmacy, dentistry, engineering, computer science, information technology, biotechnology, law, business, psychology, mass communications and other related programmes. It is the gold standard of Pre-University qualifications to higher education.
Progress to degree courses at DISTED:
Staffordshire University (UK)
BA(Hons) Accounting & Finance
BA(Hons) Business Management
BA(Hons) International Business Management
BA(Hons) Marketing Management
BA(Hons) Events Management
Bachelor of Psychology (Hons)
General Paper (Develops thinking and communication skills)
Advanced Level Courses (choose at least 3)
Malaysian students who intend to pursue degree studies entirely overseas after the A-Level are required to complete the General Studies prescribed by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA)
The A-Level examinations which are conducted by the University of Cambridge International Examinations (CIE), comprise of 2 parts (except for Further Mathematics):
Duration of Study
Intakes are available in January, March and June. Students can choose between the 12-month or 18-month programme.
SPM: 5 Credits with Passes in relevant Science subjects, Bahasa Malaysia and English
IGCSE O-Level: 5 Credits with Passes (Grade E) in relevant Science subjects and English
UEC: 3 Credits (Grade B) with Passes in the relevant Science subjects and English
SPM:5 Credits in any subjects with a Pass in Bahasa Malaysia and English
IGCSE O-Level: 5 Credits in any subjects with a Pass (Grade E) in English
UEC: 3 Credits (Grade B) with a Pass in English
For pursuing selected degree programmes, the Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA) prescribes the following SPM grades:
Other equivalent qualifications recognised by the Malaysian Government.
Medicine: 5 Bs in Mathematics /
Additional Mathematics, Biology,
Chemistry, Physics, and another subject,
with Credits in Bahasa Malaysia and English
Dentistry & Pharmacy: 5 Bs in Mathematics /
Additional Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry,
Physics or another technical subject, with
Passes in Bahasa Malaysia and English
Science: 5 Credits including Mathematics and 2 Science
subjects, with Passes in Bahasa Malaysia and English
Engineering: 5 Credits including Mathematics and 1 Science subject
Built Environment: 5 Credits including Mathematics
Allied Health Sciences: 5 Credits including 3 from Biology,
Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics and English
At DISTED, you experience an exciting, practical all-rounded tertiary education conducted in a conducive campus environment. Learning approach includes group classroom teaching, discussions, research projects and oral-aural activities.
*Terms and conditions apply