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OVERVIEW

 

Unlock your path to success with the globally esteemed Cambridge A Level pre-university qualification. Rooted in the UK education system, this GCE Advanced Level programme is a sought-after choice for post-SPM students like you, offering a solid foundation for university education worldwide.

 

When you choose to study A Level at Taylor’s College, you’ll benefit from 50 years of academic excellence as we proudly stand as Malaysia's premier institution for this programme. Our curriculum and exceptional track record consistently place us as the Best Pre-University provider. Countless students have seamlessly transitioned into top-tier universities, a testament to our commitment to your academic journey and aspirations.

School
Pre-University Studies

 

Study Duration

1.5-years

Study Options

Full time only

 

212 Awards

Top in the World | Outstanding Cambridge Learner Award (2012 - 2023)

Over 3,800 Students

scoring 3As or more in Malaysia (2012 - 2023)

64 Awards

Top in Malaysia | Outstanding Cambridge Learner Award (2012 - 2023)

Intake Month

February, April, Advance August (Start it Right in July) and August

Interested to know more? Start your journey with us now.

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WHY TAYLOR'S PROGRAMME OVERVIEW HOW TO APPLY FEES AND SCHOLARSHIPS

Key Highlights of Cambridge A Level

PROGRAMME STRUCTURE
ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
FUTURE CAREERS

Choose a minimum of 3 and a maximum of 4 A Level subjects from these 12 subjects. When choosing what to study, pick subjects that you’re comfortable with or in line with your strengths. 

 

If you have an idea which bachelor’s degree you’d like to pursue next, consider specific subject combination recommendations. You will have 2 Core Subjects, with options to choose for 3rd and 4th subjects to complete the combination.

Examination Structure

Examination Structure

Our Cambridge A Level programme offers a 100% exam-based assessment. It's divided into two stages and is ideal for applicants looking to pursue competitive degrees like Medicine and Pharmacy; or seeking entry into top universities in the world, especially in the UK. There are two stages in this A Level programme, and Each stage contributes 50% towards your final grade.

  • Stage 1: Advanced Subsidiary (or better known as AS Level) which forms the foundation of A Level
  • Stage 2: A2 Level which covers more complex topics in your chosen subjects

*All information is subject to change. Readers are responsible for verifying information that pertains to them by contacting the college.

Subject Overview

Subject Overview

  • Accounting: You'll apply your accounting knowledge to analyze, present information, offer reasoned explanations, and make informed decisions. Also, master essentials like financial data recording, accounting principles, and control systems. Explore capital raising through shares and loans, cash flow statement preparation, and more.
  • Biology: You'll study a blend of theory and practice to grasp biological molecules and cells. In the AS level, explore energy transfers, organism responses to environmental changes, genetics, evolution, ecosystems, and gene expression control too.
  • Business: You'll gain insight into business's role in society, its scope, and nature. Also, Navigate economic, environmental, ethical, governmental, legal, social, and technological aspects. You'll develop a critical comprehension of organizational dynamics and market interactions.
  • Chemistry: You'll gain a deep grasp of key concepts, extensive knowledge about chemistry's core themes, and robust practical skills. Other topics include exploring atoms, forces, chemical patterns, reactions, bonds, and energy changes in the syllabus.
  • Computer Science: You get to build a foundation in computer science principles with topics including information representation, Internet technologies, hardware, software development, and relational database modeling. Acquire computational thinking and problem-solving skills to craft computer-based solutions effectively.
  • Economics: You'll uncover a spectrum of economic notions, from the price system to government intervention, international trade, employment measurement, inflation's causes and effects. Study market failure, the price system, macroeconomics, economic growth, and development for a comprehensive economic understanding.
  • Further Mathematics: Develop a versatile skill set as you work with mathematical information, think logically, and analyze results independently. Apply these skills across subjects, preparing you for higher education or employment. The extra time invested in this subject will enhance your understanding of A Level Mathematics.
  • Law: Acquire a solid grasp of legal foundation for our changign society. You'll learn the English legal system, Contract Law, and Tort Law, cultivating lifelong abilities. Through analyzing practical scenarios, you'll refine your language to convey interpretation, reasoning, commentary, and judgment effectively.
  • Literature in English: You'll appreciate as you explore and interpret English literature through reading and critical analysis of texts in prose, poetry, and drama. Engage with set texts from various periods and cultures. Cultivate your creative and persuasive writing abilities in various styles, alongside effective research and information management skills.
  • Mathematics: You'll establish a strong foundation in the mathematical tools vital for workplaces. Develop logical and reasoning skills that extend beyond math, benefiting you even outside this field. Topics encompass Pure Mathematics, Mechanics (for science students), and Probability and Statistics.
  • Physics: Dive into practical science studies for hands-on expertise. You'll grasp kinematics, dynamics, solid deformation, particle & nuclear physics, quantum physics, magnetic fields, and electromagnetic induction.
  • Psychology: Immerse yourself in the captivating realm of psychology, exploring research methodology, key studies, and practical applications. Various assessment techniques will showcase your understanding. It focuses on refining psychological knowledge and valuable psychological skills too. AS Level empowers you with insight into cognitive, social, biological, and learning psychology. With A Level, you can apply psychology in areas like abnormality, consumer behavior, health, and organizations.
Recommended Subject Combinations

Recommended Subject Combinations

  • Mathematics & Chemistry: 
    • Biology*
    • Physics*
    • Further Mathematics
    • Literature in English
    • Computer Science
    • Economics
    • Psychology
  • Mathematics & Physics: 
    • Economics
    • Further Mathematics
  • Biology & Chemistry:
    • Mathematics
    • Economics
    • Physics
    • Psychology*
  • Mathematics & Economics:
    • Accounting
    • Business
    • Further Mathematics
    • Law
    • Psychology
    • Computer Science
  • No Core Subjects:
    • Accounting
    • Business
    • Literature in English (N/A for April Intake)
    • Law
    • Psychology
    • Economics

Notes: 

* The subject choices are based on general entry requirements and feedback from universities. Students are encouraged to discuss their study plans with counsellors before arriving at a decision to ensure that the learning needs are met.

* Taylor's College may remove a subject given the circumstances where the student numbers are too small or due to situations beyond our control. Students will be counselled to opt for another subject.

Are you ready to embark on your academic journey? Our programme provides a nurturing environment for individuals who aspire to pursue the prestigious Cambridge A Level qualification, gaining access to a vast array of global education opportunities. To ensure a smooth admission process, please take note of the entry requirements listed below.

Qualifications

Qualifications

SIJIL PELAJARAN MALAYSIA (SPM)

  • Science: Pass with minimum of 5 credits including English
    Note: Prerequisites apply for Sciences, Mathematics and Literature in English
  • HumanitiesPass with minimum of 5 credits including English
    Note: Prerequisites apply for Mathematics and Literature in English 

O LEVEL

  • Science: Pass with minimum of 5 credits
    Note: Prerequisites apply for Sciences, Mathematics and Literature in English
  • Humanities: Pass with minimum of 5 credits
    Note: Prerequisites apply for Mathematics and Literature in English

UNIFIED EXAMINATION CERTIFICATE (UEC)

  • Science: Pass with minimum 3Bs including Mathematics, English and one Science subject
    Note: Prerequisites apply for Science subjects
  • HumanitiesPass with minimum 3Bs including Mathematics and English

 

OTHER QUALIFICATIONS

Any other equivalent qualifications recognised by Malaysian Government

*All information is subject to change. The above entry requirements serve as a guideline. Readers are responsible to verify the information by contacting the university’s Admissions Department.

Note: Students continuing to bachelor’s degree programmes at Taylor’s University are required to meet the respective programmes’ entry requirements, available on the Taylor’s University website.

When you've successfully completed this programme, you could embark on any of these exciting careers from the Core Subjects combinations, including:

Mathematics & Chemistry

Mathematics & Chemistry

  • Actuarial Science
  • Architecture
  • Biomedical Sciences *
  • Business
  • Computing
  • Dentistry *
  • Education
  • Engineering **
  • Environmental Science
  • Hospitality
  • Law
  • Mass Communication
  • Material Science and Surveying
  • Medical Courses*
  • Pharmacy
  • Psychology
  • Veterinary*

Notes:

* Biology is required for Biomedical Sciences, Dentistry, Medical Courses and Veterinary.

** Physics is required for Engineering.

Mathematics & Physics

Mathematics & Physics

  • Engineering
  • Actuarial Science
  • Mathematics
Biology & Chemistry

Biology & Chemistry

  • Actuarial Science
  • Accounting*
  • Architecture
  • Biomedical Sciences
  • Business
  • Computing
  • Dentistry
  • Economics*
  • Education
  • Engineering**
  • Environmental Science
  • Health Sciences*
  • Hospitality
  • Law
  • Mass Communication
  • Material Science and Surveying
  • Medical Courses
  • Pharmacy
  • Psychology
  • Veterinary

Notes:

* Mathematics is a requirement for Accounting, Economics and Health Science.

** Mathematics & Physics are required for Engineering.

Mathematics & Economics

Mathematics & Economics

  • Actuarial Science
  • Accounting
  • Business
  • Computing
  • Economics
  • Education
  • Finance
  • Hospitality
  • Journalism
  • Law
  • Management Studies
  • Mass Communication
  • Media Studies
  • Politics
  • Psychology
No Core Subjects

No Core Subjects

  • Education
  • English
  • Hospitality
  • Law
  • Media Studies
  • Mass Communication
  • Politics
  • Psychology

Starting your A Level programme marks a thrilling step forward in shaping your academic future and career aspirations. We're here to make your application process as smooth and clear as possible.

 

Please visit our Admissions website to learn more about the steps involved and the documents you'll need. For international students, please go here.

Need Help with Your A Level Info?


Our friendly counsellors is here to help with any questions you might have. Book a one-on-one appointment for a personalised guidance on your preferences, entry requirements and educational pathways.

Cambridge A Level

You are Approximate Total Fees
Local Student
3 Subjects: MYR 33,950
4 Subjects: MYR 45,050
International Student
3 Subjects: USD 11,233
4 Subjects: USD 13,699

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Note: Fees will be reviewed annually. For the avoidance of doubt, Taylor’s reserves the right to revise the fee payable for any given semester.

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