South Australian Certificate of Education (SACE International)

“Pioneer of Pre-U programmes since 1987”

 

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Intake Dates
12-Month Course
January &  March

18-Month Course
June

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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 South Australian Certificate of Education (SACE International) 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 South Australian Certificate of Education (SACE International) programme since 1987. The programme is your gateway to university studies worldwide. It provides the pathway to a broad spectrum of undergraduate studies including medicine, pharmacy, dentistry, engineering, biotechnology, computer science, law, business, mass communications and other programmes.

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
HELP University
Bachelor of Psychology (Hons)

Compulsory Course
English as an Additional Language

Advanced Level Courses (choose 4 courses)
Science

  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Mathematical Methods
  • Specialist Mathematics

Arts

  • Accounting
  • Economics
  • Information Technology
  • Legal Studies
  • Malay (Background Speakers)
  • Mathematical Methods
  • Psychology

General Studies
Malaysian students who intend to pursue degree studies entirely overseas after SACE are required to complete the General Studies prescribed by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA).

Assessment System

  • 70% of the final marks are from coursework set and marked at the college.
  • 30% of the final marks are based on an examination that is set and marked by the South Australian Certificate of Education (SACE) Board.

Duration of Study
Intakes are available in January and March for the 12-month programme and June for the 18-month programme.

Science Stream

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

 

Arts Stream

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.

  • Qualified, experienced, dedicated and caring lecturers supported by experienced technical staff.
  • High quality textbooks are made available to students.
  • Individual hands-on laboratory sessions to enhance your science practical skills.
  • Close monitoring of your academic progress.
  • eLearning support for students.
  • Ideal learning environment at our purpose-built Yeap Chor Ee Heritage Campus with excellent modern facilities.
  • Scholarships are available to Malaysian students*.

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