Undergraduate Admission Requirements

For International Students

Qualification

Minimum Entry Requirements

STPM

*Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia (STPM) (Malay medium) – A minimum of 5 points obtained from at least two but no more than three Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia (STPM) subjects and fulfil English Entry Requirement;

points calculated as follows:

A=5, A- =4, B+ =4, B=3, B- =2, C+ = 2, C=1

A Level *A minimum of 5 points obtained from two or three Advanced Level subjects; OR two Advanced level subjects and a maximum of two Advanced Subsidiary Levels (AS) are required and fulfill English Entry Requirement; Points calculated as follows:
Grades awarded from 2010 onwards:A*=6, A=5, B=4, C=3, D=2, E=1.Grades awarded up to 2009:A=5, B=4, C=3, D=2, E=1AS Levels equal half of that of an Advanced Level, e.g. 3 points for an A*, 2.5 points for an A (prior to 2010);
UEC *Completion of the Malaysian Unified Examination Certificate (UEC) (Senior Middle Level) with 15 points aggregated from the best five academic subjects and fulfil English Entry Requirement (Chinese, Malay and English subjects are excluded in the calculation of aggregate points). Points calculated as follows:
A1 = 8, A2 = 7, B3 =6, B4 =5, B5 =4, B6 =3, C7 =0, C8 =0
Foundation *Completion of recognized Foundation program
Diploma

Completion of recognized Diploma program with CGPA 2.0

Bachelor of Commerce courses with Accounting major requires CGPA 2.5

Matriculation Completion with CGPA 2.5

*Minimum entry requirement as stated in the Indicative Cut –off Score

Any other qualification will be considered on a case-to-case basis.

Courses with subject pre-requisites also require specific grades or scores in individual subjects.

The entry requirements above serve as a guideline and subject to change.

Note: Students with other qualification should contact Curtin Malaysia for further details.

 

Indicative Cut-Off Scores

Updated 5 February 2020
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Cut-off scores key:

GCE : General Certificate of Education

STPM :
Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia

IB :
International Baccalaureate

ATAR :
Australian Tertiary Admission Rank – applicable to all Australian matriculation

HKDSE :
Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education

India :
Includes All India Senior School Certificate awarded by The Central Board of Secondary School Education (CBSE), Indian School Certificate (ISC) awarded by the Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE), Higher School Certificate (HSC) awarded by one of the State Secondary School Boards. Certificates awarded by the CBSE and the CISCE are generally considered to represent a higher level of achievement than state certificates.

Sri Lanka : GCE ‘A’ level issued by the Department of Examinations, WAUFP: Western Australian universities Preparatory Program, CPS: Combined Percentage Score

Score Conversion for Advanced level/GCE/GCSE:
Grades awarded from 2010 onwards: A*=6, A=5, B=4, C=3, D=2, E=1
Grades awarded up to 2009: A=5, B=4, C=3, D=2, E=1
AS Levels equal half of that of an Advanced Level, e.g. 3 points for an A*, 2.5 points for an A (prior to 2010)

Subject Grades Conversion for STPM : A=5, A- =4, B+ =4, B=3, B- =2, C+ = 2, C=1

UEC Points Aggregate Grades Conversion: A1=8, A2=7, B3=6, B4=5, B5=4, B6=3, C7=0, C8=0, F9=0

Note: scores for individual prerequisites may be taken into consideration for assessment purposes.

*The entry requirements above serve as a guideline and subject to change.

 

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