Cambridge GCE Advanced-Level

Cambridge GCE Advanced-Level (A-Level)

Programme Intakes
January, March and July
JPT/BPP(K)(R3/010/3/0053/A7670)10/26

Overview

Malaysia's Best Performing A Level College

Established since 1994, Sunway College’s A Level programme is designed to develop high school leavers like you to be effective learners and academically strong thinkers.

Gain a competitive edge with A Level at Sunway and experience our quality teaching standards, attested to by our students’ exceptional results and achievements that consistently outshines the rest, and our record high number of offers to Oxford, Cambridge, and countless topnotch universities around the world.

Achievements

53.1%

Students scored straight A* or A's

Based on November 2023 examination series

69

Offers to Oxford and Cambridge University

From 2010 to 2023

475

OCLA (Outstanding Cambridge Learners Award) awards

As of June 2023

 

A Level

Programme Details

Intakes January, March, July
Duration 18 or 21 months
Assessments & Examinations 50% Advanced Subsidiary (AS) examination & 50% Advanced Level (A2) examination
External Examination Dates May/June, November

Entry Requirements

Academic Requirements
SPM, O-Level, or Equivalent

Pass with min. 5 credits

UEC

Pass with min. 3 subjects with Grade B

Choice of Subjects

Students will be required to choose a minimum of three (3) or a maximum of four (4) A-Level subjects.

Pre-Medicine & Pre-Science

  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Literature in English
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Psychology
  • Computer Science

 

Pre-Engineering & Pre-Science

  • Chemistry
  • Economics
  • Literature in English
  • Further Mathematics
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Accounting
  • Computer Science 

*Further Mathematics can only be taken as a fourth subject

 

Pre-Business & Pre-Law

  • Accounting
  • Economics
  • Literature in English
  • History
  • Law
  • Mathematics
  • Psychology
  • Computer Science

Scholarship Scheme

Students who are interested in pursuing our Pre-University programmes or degree programmes in Sunway College and are seeking financial aid can click here for more information.

Where Are Our Graduates?

Many Sunway A-Level graduates gained admittance to top-notch universities across the board.

 

UK

UK

  • University of Cambridge
  • University of Oxford
  • University of Bath
  • University of Cardiff
  • University of Dublin
  • University of Essex
  • University of Edinburgh
  • University of Kent
  • University of Glasgow
  • University of Liverpool
  • University of Sheffield
  • University of Southampton
  • University of Manchester
  • University of Nottingham
  • University of Warwick
  • University College London
  • Dublin Institute of Technology
  • Durham University
  • King’s College London
  • Lancaster University
  • London School of Economics and Political Science
  • Imperial College London
  • Queen’s University of Belfast
  • The Royal College of Surgeons
  • University of Birmingham
    ... and more

 

Worldwide

Worldwide

  • Hong Kong University of Science & Technology
  • Hong Kong Polytechnic University
  • University of Hong Kong
  • Australia National University
  • University of Adelaide
  • University of Melbourne
  • University of New South Wales
  • University of Queensland
  • University of South Australia
  • University of Sydney
  • University of Western Australia
  • Fudan University, China
  • Peking University, China
  • Tsinghua University, China
  • National Chiayi University, Taiwan
  • University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany
  • Nagoya University, Japan
  • Yonsei University, Korea
  • The University of Auckland, New Zealand
  • The University of British Columbia, Canada
  • University of Toronto, Canada
  • Harvard University, USA
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
  • Michigan State University, USA
  • New York University, USA
  • University of California, Berkeley
  • University of California, Los Angeles
  • University of Washington, USA
  • National University of Singapore
  • Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
    … and more!

Downloadable Materials

Detailed information about the subjects offered for each intake for 2024 can be found in the A-Level brochures.

 A-LEVEL Student
Guide 2024 

Pre-University
Studies 2024 

Success Stories

Student Development Programme:  Experiential Learning

Embracing challenges: how one student learned to balance extra-curricular activities with her studies to get ready for the world

3 April 2024

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Testimonials & Alumni

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Ng Jie Yi

Former student of SMK Puteri Titiwangsa, Kuala Lumpur

4A* Cambridge GCE A-Level

Veterinary Medicine, University of Cambridge, UK

KPM Bursary Scholar

“Studying the A-Level at Sunway College was a great learning and growing experience for me. I am incredibly honoured and grateful to have been taught by such experienced and dedicated lecturers who provided so much help and support.”

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Ong Jing Xian

Former student of SMK Sultanah Asma

4A* Cambridge GCE A-Level

Mathematics & Operational Research & Statistics & Economics (MORSE), University of Warwick, UK

Jeffrey Cheah Entrance Scholarship Recipient

“Sunway College has played an essential role in helping me obtain outstanding A-Level results and a full scholarship by the University of Warwick. Apart from achieving academic excellence, the college has also provided me the opportunity to engage in leadership roles, community involvement and encouraged me to thrive as an all-rounder. The teaching faculty in Sunway College often went above and beyond to prepare us for our tertiary education and gave us the opportunity to learn beyond the textbook. Every lecturer is of high quality, experienced and capable of bestowing upon their students a desire to learn, a passion to enquire and the ability to think without the box. Sunway College is the best choice for A-Level, always has been, always will be.”

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Rohan Kumar

Former student of SMK ST Francis, Melaka

4A* Cambridge GCE A-Level

Natural Sciences (Physcial), University of Cambridge,

UK KPM Bursary Scholar

“I’m grateful to my teacher and mentor who went out of his way to help me through the application process and write recommendation letters for the schools and scholarships I have applied to.”

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Ker Yiu Wayn

Former student of SMK Damansara Jaya

4A* Cambridge GCE A-Level

Medicine, University of Birmingham, UK

“Choosing Sunway College is one of the best decisions I have made - the professional lecturers, the state-of-the-art facilities and laboratories, as well as the full scholarship which covered my tuition fees. Although the pandemic has made the A-Level learning experience very different, I would like to express my gratitude to all my lecturers who really tried their best to switch to new teaching methods, ensuring we are wellprepared for our papers.”

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Joni Tan Ern Ling

Former student of SMK USJ 4

4A* Cambridge GCE A-Level Medicine, University of Sheffield, UK Sunway Special Scholar

“My journey at Sunway has been a wonderful one with incredible friends and dedicated lecturers who supported me in every way they could. My lecturers were very helpful by answering all my questions and easing my doubts. While studying the A-Level, I grew as an individual learning how to be more organised and versatile and I regard studying at Sunway as one of my best decisions ever.”

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Long Yu Xuan

Former student of Sekolah Sri KDU, Selangor

1A*, 3A Cambridge GCE A-Level

Economics & Computer Science, minor in Data Analysis, Wesleyan University, USA

Freeman Asian Scholarship

“During the programme, I learned to communicate and work well with peers, developing soft skills which would be important for my university applications. The guidance counselors and mentors at Sunway were friendly and extremely helpful during my application process. They also ensured that I received the assistance I needed to file a comprehensive application that increases my chances of success.”

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Muhammad Shahmi bin Abdul Reezal

Former student of Asia Pacific Smart School

4A*Cambridge GCE A-Level

Accounting and Finance, London School of Economics

“A-Level has allowed me to hone the skills I require for university life and has moulded my personality for that of success, not to mention exposing me to a wide array of skill sets and ideas.”

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Muhammad Shafeeq bin Abdul Reezal

Former student of Asia Pacific Smart School

4A*Cambridge GCE A-Level

Accounting and Finance, London School of Economics

“I have thoroughly enjoyed my A-Level experience at Sunway College. I’ve made amazing friends and had excellent lecturers who have guided and mentored me to become the person I am today.”

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Melanie Yoon Weng Mun

Former student of Prince of Wales Island International School, Georgetown

3A*, 1A Cambridge GCE A-Level

Psychology and Linguistics, University of California, Davis, U.S.

Provost Award Recipient

“Someone once said, there is nothing good or bad, but thinking makes it so. It’s true that A-Level programme is demanding, be that as it may, I would do it again and choose Sunway once more. A-Level at Sunway is student-oriented with a dedicated programme director and facilitators who emphasise on providing students the highest quality of education. A-Level at Sunway is truly above the rest.”

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Vanness Lai Wye Junn

Former student of SMJK Hua Lian, Taiping

4A* Cambridge GCE A-Level

Natural Sciences (Physical), University of Cambridge, UK

“Comprehensive, supportive and well-equipped are the three best words to describe Sunway College and the A-Level programme. The lecturers are experienced and provided teaching in a detailed manner. They always keep students motivated and provide help whenever needed.”

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Jarell Cheong Tze Wen

Former student of SMK Seri Bintang Utara

4A* Cambridge GCE A-Level

Mathematics, Harvard College

“I particularly appreciate my Math teacher who inspired me to learn math in a deeper way. I am also indebted to my Physics teacher and mentor for his incredible insight on the many different activities I was doing. My mentor was especially helpful with my application to Harvard since he also once applied to US universities and knows the ins and outs of the application process.”

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Lim Yi Heng

Former student of SMJK Jit Sin, Bukit Mertajam

4A* Cambridge GCE A-Level

Engineering, University of Cambridge, UK

KPM Bursary Scholar

“I am very grateful to have decided to read A-Level at Sunway College and it proved to be an invaluable experience. I believe the competitive atmosphere and the dedicated lecturers in Sunway College are the main contributing factors to my success in A-Level. Studying at Sunway College had been an amazing and fruitful journey, and it wouldn’t have been the same without my affable lecturers and supportive friends.”

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