Navigating your post-SPM pathway with Sunway College

Stepping into the post-SPM phase is a pivotal moment, filled with anticipation and the promise of new beginnings.

Whether you’re drawn to the allure of prestigious qualifications or seeking practical skills for the workforce, Sunway College offers a diverse array of programmes suited to your unique aspirations and lifestyle.

From rigorous academic courses to skill-focused diplomas, Sunway, celebrated for its award-winning programmes, provides opportunities that align with every student's career goals and personal interests.

Cambridge GCE Advanced-Level (A-Level)

The A-Level programme is a pre-university course that follows a traditional academic curriculum, typically spanning two years and divided into Advanced Subsidiary (AS) and Advanced Level (A2) examinations.

This programme is ideal for students who prefer a structured academic environment, have clear career goals, and seek a robust foundation in specific subjects to aim for prestigious universities globally.

Sunway’s A-Level programme stands out as Malaysia’s best performing programme, with students securing 28 accolades at the 2024 Outstanding Cambridge Learner Awards (OCLA), adding to an impressive total of 503 awards as of May 2024.

Australian Matriculation Programme (AUSMAT)

AUSMAT is another pre-university option that follows the Year 12 curriculum from Western Australia, featuring a continuous assessment approach and a one-year duration. For students aspiring to study in Australia or pursue Australian university qualifications, AUSMAT sets the stage for success.

Sunway’s AUSMAT programme stands out as Malaysia’s best performing programme, with 137 world awards to date. With more than 35 years of excellence, this fast-tracked pre-university programme provides a globally recognised qualification, preparing students for university studies all across the world.

Canadian International Matriculation Programme (CIMP)

For students who prefer continuous assessment and formative feedback over final external examinations, the CIMP might be the right choice. Typically lasting one year, CIMP emphasises formative feedback over final external examinations.

At Sunway, the CIMP programme is unique as it is the only CIMP college in Malaysia accredited by the Ontario Ministry. Over 60% of Sunway College CIMP students achieved Ontario Scholar status in 2022. More than 10,000 CIMP graduates have gained admission to over 230 universities worldwide. Successful graduates receive the prestigious Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD). The CIMP programme is delivered by Ontario-trained faculty.

Monash University Foundation Year Programme (MUFY)

The MUFY programme offers a direct pathway to Monash University, one of the world’s top-ranked universities, and serves as a route to Australian tertiary education.

MUFY provides flexibility with a choice of 12 subjects, enabling students to tailor their academic journey based on personal interests and university course requirements. The programme is designed without a specific disciplinary focus to produce well-rounded individuals.

Sunway is the sole provider of the MUFY programme in Malaysia. Since 1999, over 18,000 students have chosen MUFY as their pathway to higher education. Between June 2020 and December last year, 3,747 students graduated with overall distinction and above, with a third of them receiving the Monash High Achiever Scholarship for achieving scores of 89% and above.

Sunway Foundation Programme

Foundation programmes, typically lasting one year, provides a pathway for students who need additional preparation before undertaking a degree or who have not met the entry requirements for direct entry to institutions of higher learning.

Sunway offers the Foundation in Arts (FIA) and Foundation in Science and Technology (FIST), paving the way for students to enter Sunway University or excel in higher education with its comprehensive offerings.

The FIA programme equips students with technical and soft skills needed to excel in higher studies and succeed in their careers, offering enrichment subjects to broaden their general knowledge and develop critical thinking skills.

FIST students have numerous opportunities to develop and hone their practical skills in the science and technology industry.

Sunway Diploma Programme

Diploma programmes, which focus on practical skills and typically last two to three years, prepare students either for direct entry into the workforce or for further education in a specific field.

Sunway’s diverse diploma offerings include business administration, accounting, finance, culinary arts, hotel management, graphic and multimedia design, interior design, nursing, communications, information technology, computer science, and fashion design technology.

Professional Accounting

For students interested in accounting, you can choose Sunway TES Centre for Accountancy Excellence (CAE), which offers prestigious Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) programmes.

These programmes, fully accredited by Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA) and globally recognised, focus on practical training, ethics, technology, and industry connections. Options like ACCA-Foundation in Accountancy (ACCA FIA) and Certificate in Finance, Accounting and Business (CFAB) provide pathways to fast ACCA and Associate Chartered Accountants (ACA) qualifications. Sunway TES CAE has consistently produced top-performing students and holds Platinum Approved Learning Partner status from ACCA for 20 consecutive years.

American Degree Transfer Programme (ADTP)

If your sights are set on studying in the US, Sunway’s American Degree Transfer Programme (ADTP) could be your gateway. This programme collaborates with Arizona State University (ASU), officially recognised as the most innovative university in the US. Students enjoy benefits like ASU Master Classes and a Certificate of Innovation, all at no cost.

It allows students to complete the first part of their degree at Sunway before transferring to prestigious US universities such as Cornell, University of Michigan, University of Texas at Austin, Boston University, and many more. Completing two initial undergraduate years at Sunway before transferring to the US universities can potentially save education costs by 75% or more.

Sunway Scholarship Programme

Sunway's Scholarship Programme embodies the institution's commitment to empowering students through quality education.

With over RM670mil awarded in scholarships, the programme offers opportunities for deserving students across various fields of study.

Founded on the belief that education should be accessible to all, Sunway Scholarship Programme continues to pave the way for countless individuals to realise their academic aspirations.

Discover your pathway to success at Sunway Education Open Day on June 8 and 9, from 10am to 4pm. Get personalised guidance from its counsellors and participate in their Open Day’s workshops. For more details, visit

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