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Malaysia

Equivalents to high school graduation from other countries

Please note, all grades will be converted to the BC high school grading scale:

A 86-100%
B 73-85%
C+ 67-72%
C 60-66%
C- 50-59%
F 0-49%

Malaysia High School Equivalencies

 Completion of one of the following is considered equivalent to BC secondary school graduation:

  • Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) (Malaysia Certificate of Education) 11 years of education (includes two years of upper secondary &ndash - Forms IV and V)
  • Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia (STPM) (Malaysia Higher School Certificate) 13 years of education (two additional years completed after SPM - Form VI)
  • Matrikulasi  (Matriculation Certificate) 12 years of education (one additional year completed after SPM)
  • Unified Examination Certificate (UEC) issued by Malaysian Independent Chinese Secondary Schools – MICSS, 12 years of education (includes three years of upper secondary)
RequirementAcceptable course from Malaysia
English  
English 11 Not Accepted
English 12 Not Accepted
Math  
Principles of Math 11 Math at the Grade 11 or SPM level
Principles of Math 12 Math at the Grade 12, STPM, Matriculation or UEC level
Sciences  
Biology 11 Biology at the Grade 11 or SPM level
Biology 12 Biology at the Grade 12, STPM, Matriculation or UEC level
Chemistry 11 Chemistry at the Grade 11 or SPM level
Chemistry 12 Chemistry at the Grade 12, STPM, Matriculation or UEC level
Physics 11 Physics at the Grade 11 or SPM level
Physics 12 Physics at the Grade 12, STPM, Matriculation or UEC level

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