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Undergraduate Entry Requirements

BACHELOR (HONS) DEGREE PROGRAMMES

Computing & IT Programmes

Interactive Entertainment Technology Programmes

Banking & Finance, and Quantitative Studies 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)
 

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.
 

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
  • Good passes at ‘A’ Levels 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 that for the programmes listed here, a pass in Bahasa Malaysia and Sejarah (History) at SPM level is required for all Malaysian students).