Cambridge GCE Advanced-Level

Cambridge GCE Advanced-Level (A-Level)

Programme Intakes
January, August and September



Top in the World/Top in Malaysia awards to-date


Passing Rate


Students scored straight A*or As

as of January 2023




Sunway College prepares students for the General Certificate of Education (GCE) Advanced Level Qualification. This pre-university qualification is recognised worldwide with a history of 164 years. The A-Level programme is conducted by the prestigious Cambridge Assessment International Education (CAIE), United Kingdom

A Level

Programme Details

Intakes January, August, September
Duration 18 or 21 months
Assessments & Examinations 50% Advanced Subsidiary (AS) examination & 50% Advanced Level (A2) examination


Entry Requirements

Pre-existing qualification Grade
SPM, O-Level, or Equivalent Pass with min. 5 credits
UEC Pass with min. 3 subjects with Grade B
English Language Requirement

*For students without a credit or higher in English

IELTS - Min. score of 5.5



The A-Level programme makes use of a binary learning approach which integrates a traditional classroom setting with remote learning via an e-learning platform. This prompts students to bring their own digital learning devices (i.e: laptops, tablets etc) as teaching and learning happens through a dual-mode approach.

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


Pre-Engineering & Pre-Science

  • Chemistry
  • Economics
  • Literature in English
  • Further Mathematics
  • Mathematics
  • Physics 

*Further Mathematics can only be taken as a fourth subject


Pre-Business & Pre-Law

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

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.





  • 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





  • 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 2023 can be found in the A-Level brochures.

 A-LEVEL Student
Guide 2023 

Studies 2023 

Testimonials & Alumni

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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