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Undergraduate Entry Requirements

BACHELOR (HONS) DEGREE PROGRAMMES

Computing & IT Programmes

Interactive Entertainment Technology Programmes

Direct Entry to Level 1 of the Degree:

  • 2 Principal Passes at STPM level and with 4 Credit Passes at SPM including Mathematics; or
  • 2 Passes with at ‘A’ Levels and with a Credit Pass at ‘O’ Levels / GCSE including Mathematics; or
  • The APIIT/APU Foundation or equivalent with CGPA of 2.0 and Credit in Mathematics at SPM/O-Level; or
  • 5 Grade B's in UEC including Mathematics; or
  • Canadian Pre-University (CPU) with minimum average of 50%; or
  • Australian Matriculation (AUSMAT) with minimum average of 60%; or
  • South Australian Matriculation Certificate (SAM) with minimum of 60%; or
  • International Baccalaureate with minimum 24 marks;
  • Victorian Certificate of Education with minimum average of 50%;
  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma with minimum average of 50%; or
  • A qualification that APU accepts as equivalent to the above.

** These programmes require a Credit in Additional Mathematics in SPM or 'O' Levels for entry, with K-12 (STPM, 'A' Levels or equivalent) qualifications.

Direct Entry to Level 2 of the Degree:
  • Successful completion of the APU Diploma; or
  • Successful completion of studies in another recognised institute with academic credits equivalent to Level 1 of an Honours degree.
(Subject to the approval of the APU Academic Board)
 

Banking & Finance, and Quantitative Studies Programmes

Direct Entry to Level 1 of the Degree:

  • 2 Subjects with minimum Grade C+ at STPM level, and  a Credit in Mathematics and Pass in English at SPM; or
  • 2 Credits at ‘A’ Levels and with a Credit in Mathematics and Pass in English at ‘O’ Levels / GCSE; or
  • The APIIT/APU Foundation or equivalent with CGPA of 2.0 and Credit in Mathematics at SPM/O-Level; or
  • 5 Grade B's in UEC including Mathematics and Pass in English at SPM or equivalent; or
  • Canadian Pre-University (CPU) with minimum average of 50%; or
  • Australian Matriculation (AUSMAT) with minimum average of 60%; or
  • South Australian Matriculation Certificate (SAM) with minimum of 60%; or
  • International Baccalaureate with minimum 24 marks;
  • Victorian Certificate of Education with minimum average of 50%;
  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma with minimum average of 50%; or
  • A qualification that APU accepts as equivalent to the above.
 

Business, Management & Media Programmes

Direct Entry to Level 1 of the Degree:

  • 2 Principal Passes at STPM level and with 4 Credit Passes at SPM; or
  • 2 Passes at ‘A’ Levels; or
  • The APIIT/APU Foundation or equivalent with CGPA of 2.0; or
  • 5 Grade B's in UEC; or
  • Canadian Pre-University (CPU) with minimum average of 50%; or
  • Australian Matriculation (AUSMAT) with minimum average of 60%; or
  • South Australian Matriculation Certificate (SAM) with minimum of 60%; or
  • International Baccalaureate with minimum 24 marks;
  • Victorian Certificate of Education with minimum average of 50%;
  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma with minimum average of 50%; or
  • A qualification that APU accepts as equivalent to the above.

** This programme requires Passes in 2 Subjects, and a Pass in Mathematics and English at SPM/O-Levels or equivalent.

 

Accounting & Finance Programmes

Direct Entry to Level 1 of the Degree:

  • 2 Principal Passes with a minimum Grade C+ (GP 2.33) at STPM level and with a Credit Pass at SPM including Mathematics and a Pass in English at SPM; or
  • 2 Passes with Grade C & Above at ‘A’ Levels and with a Credit Pass at ‘O’ Levels / GCSE including Mathematics and a Pass in English; or
  • Pass in Sijil Tinggi Agama Malaysia (STAM) with a minimum grade of Jayyid, and credits in Mathematics and a Pass in English at SPM level;
  • The APIIT/APU Foundation or equivalent with CGPA of 2.5 and Credit in Mathematics at SPM/O-Level and a Pass in English ; or
  • 5 Grade B's in UEC including Mathematics; or
  • Canadian Pre-University (CPU) with minimum average of 50%; or
  • Australian Matriculation (AUSMAT) with minimum average of 60%; or
  • South Australian Matriculation Certificate (SAM) with minimum of 60%; or
  • International Baccalaureate with minimum 24 marks;
  • Victorian Certificate of Education with minimum average of 50%;
  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma with minimum average of 50%; or
  • A qualification that APU accepts as equivalent to the above.
 

Engineering Programmes

Direct Entry to Level 1 of the Degree:

  • Good principal passes at STPM level in Mathematics and Physics and 4 credit passes at SPM which should include a credit in Mathematics and Physics or Chemistry; or
  • Passed ‘A’ Levels with Grade "D" in Mathematics and Physics or Chemistry and 4 Grade C passes at ‘O’ Levels / GCSE which should include a credit in Mathematics and Physics or Chemistry; or
  • 5 Grade B passes at UEC, with Mathematics and Physics with Grade B and pass in Bahasa Malaysia; or
  • The APU Foundation or equivalent; or
  • A qualification that APU accepts as equivalent to the above.

Note : Candidates who wish to study Engineering Degree course must not be color blind or physically handicapped which makes him/her unable to conduct experimental/practical work and affect the learning process leading to potential errors towards professional practice as well. This is in line with the requirements of engineering professional bodies where safe engineering practices is mandatory. All International Students need to go through EMGS Medical Screening, if the student is found to be color blind; the Medical Screening maybe failed.

    (Note that for the programmes listed here, a pass in Bahasa Malaysia and Sejarah (History) at SPM level is required for all Malaysian students).