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Australian Matriculation (AUSMAT)

Offered by: Methodist College Kuala Lumpur (MCKL)
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Exam BodyWestern Australian Certificate of Education, Australia
Course Duration12-18 months
Part Time/Full TimeFull Time
FeesJanuary Intake RM14,000 / June & August Intakes RM17,750
Fees (International Student)RM31,500/Course
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Awarding CountryAustralia
Level of StudyPre-University/Foundation Studies
Field of StudyPre-University Programme / University Foundation Studies
Course Description

The Australian Matriculation (AUSMAT) is an internationally recognised pre-university programme offered by MCKL since 2001. AUSMAT is a well-structured and balanced pre-university programme with an emphasis on coursework and external examinations. Academic scores are based on continuous school assessments and external examinations held in November.

This pre-university programme is designed to be flexible in choosing different subjects from different fields to help prepare students to pursue their prefered field of study and gain entry into top universities of their choice locally or abroad.

Upon completion of this programme, successful students will be awarded the Western Australian Certificate of Education (WACE) which is recognised worldwide and is ideal if you are planning to further your studies locally or abroad.


Students are required to select a combination of 5 ATAR courses or 4 ATAR + 1 General Subject from the list below with at least one course from List A and one course from List B. Students will also need to select 1 language course. 

List A (Arts/Languages/Social Sciences)
  • Business Management and Enterprise
  • Economics
  • English/General English
  • *English as an Additional Language/Dialect (EALD)
List B (Mathematics/Science/Technology)
  • Accounting and Finance ^KL
  • Applied Information Technology ^KL
  • Biology ^KL
  • Chemistry
  • Human Biology
  • Mathematics Applications
  • Mathematics Methods
  • Physics
  • Psychology
Online Literacy And Numeracy Assessment (OLNA):
  • Numeracy
  • Reading
  • Writing
Compulsory Subjects:
  • Service Learning
  • Character Formation


  1. *Evidence is required to be produced for EALD eligibility (less than 7 years of English medium education).
  2. ^KL – Subjects offered in Kuala Lumpur Campus only.
  3. ATAR courses are only offered in January & June intakes.
  4. General subjects and Human Biology (ATAR course) are only offered in the June intake.
  5. 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.
  6. The OLNA is an online assessment designed to enable students to successfully meet the Western Australian Certificate of Education (WACE) requirement of demonstrating the minimum standard of literacy (reading and writing) and numeracy. 
Entry Requirements

Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) 
Min. 5 credits including English

O-Levels / IGCSE 
Min. 5 credits including English

ICCE General Certificate
Min. 80% in 5 subjects 

Unified Examination Certificate (UEC)
Min. 5 Bs in any subjects

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 

Intake Months

January, June & August

All fees are in RM (Ringgit Malaysia) currency unless stated otherwise.

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