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Wednesday, December 31, 2008

Pre-university Programme: Canadian Pre-University / Matriculation

Posted by Erlina

Pre-university Programmes Overview: Form Six, Matriculation, A-level, AUSMAT, SAM, ICPU, IB, Foundation

Canadian Pre-University / Matriculation

The Ontario Secondary School Diploma (Grade 12) from Canada is a recognized qualification for entry into universities in Canada and most universities in the USA, Australia, New Zealand and the UK. Private institutions of learning in Malaysia offer the diploma through the following programs:
  • International Canadian Pre-University (ICPU)
  • Canadian International Matriculation Program (CIMP)

Entry Requirements
SPM, O-levels or its equivalent with 5 credits including English, mathematics / science.

1 year

January, March and July

RM15,000 – RM 18,000

Candidates must pass:
  • 7 subjects, including English
  • An official external literacy test
Subjects include:
  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Biology
  • Economics
  • Advanced functions and calculus
  • Geometry an discrete mathematics
  • Mathematics and data management
  • Principles of financial accounting
  • Organizational studies – organizational behavior and human resources
  • Analyzing current economic issues
  • English
  • Computer and information science
  • Geography –world issues
  • World history – the west and the world
  • Law – Canadian and international law
  • Individuals and families in a diverse society
  • Challenge and change in society
  • Introduction to international business

In addition, students are also required to take 3 subjects stipulated by MQA. Students are also required to dedicate themselves to 10 hours of community service.

A student’s final grade is based on coursework (70%) and a final examination (30%). Coursework is carried out throughout the program and includes assignments, quizzes, attendance, participation in class and class tests.
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  1. will there be any scholarship available to get in with ?

  2. do you know which other colleges offer ICPU other than taylor's ?

  3. Anonymous,
    I don't really know about the scholarship for ICPU.
    You can try to google it if you want.

    Beside Taylor's, Sunway also offer ICPU but they are using different name,which is CIMP.

  4. help me! i just wasted my half a year at CAT"certified accounting technician" and i totally hated it. Now i am planning to change course. I am planning ot enter the july intake of cimp or mufy.Which one should i take. someone please advice me!!!-Jeapordy-

  5. Upon completion of Ontario's Grade 12, you'll get OSSD -- Ontario's high school graduation diploma.

    I went to CIC in Hamilton for Grade 12 and went to university without TOEFL or IELTS results. So if you get English credits at school, there's no need to write extra English exams.

  6. i just have a pass in my SPM English subject. is that possible for me to join CPU?

  7. hi, i would like to know which is better, CIMP or CPU? if i have decided to take accountancy, is it wise to chose CIMP/CPU? i'm quite interested in the community service, which is required in the course, so if i take CIMP/CPU, will that lead me well to my career and further studies at university? please reply as soon as possible. thx!

  8. Hi there, I was wondering what's the different between 'International Canadian Pre-University (ICPU)'and 'Canadian International Matriculation Program (CIMP)'? Do you mind reply through e-mail as well? Thank you.
    My e-mail - nagoya_00@live.com

    Thank you.

  9. cimp and cpu is the same. I took cimp at sunway last year and i got to say it is a fun course, u will have canadian lecturers, games, watch movies for ur assigments, presentations and etc but u will have to know that in sunway its 90% foreign students and 10%locals and the locals are 'not really locals' as they are from international school. I was the only 10 out of 400 students that took spm so it was a culture shock at first. Having mat sallehs teaching u, people speak with weird accents, lots of assigment, quizzes, games and etc but overall it is a good course for students planning to do mass comm, social science, busniess and arts related course. This course will make u more confident

  10. Are there any scholarships for SPM students?

  11. what school is offering this course ? except Taylor's and Sunway

  12. President college. However, only sunway and taylor are recognised by the Canadian government

  13. In innovation international college also hv cpu prgrrme ..as im the Mara scholars..


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