New South Wales Higher School Certificate (NSW HSC)

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Overview
 

Equivalent to Year 12 of education in Australia (Form 6 in Malaysia) The New South Wales Higher School Certificate (NSW HS) is internationally recognised as a valid Pre-university qualification. This 11-month programme provides students with a wide range of subjects available in Science and Commerce, that can be combined to from different streams for broader options.

Upon completion, you will receive a Higher School Certificate issued by the Board of Studies, New South Wales.

 

 
International Recognition
 

The NSW HSC is internationally recognised and issued by the Board of Studies, New South Wales. It is accepted by universities in Australia, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, the United States, Canada, India and local private universities for degree courses in Medicine, Pharmacy, Dentistry, Engineering, Architecture, Business Studies, Information Technology and more.

 

 
Assessment
 

Controlled by the Board of Studies, New South Wales, the external assessment comprises 50% of the final marks with a final examination held in October, set and marked in Australia. The internal assessment accounts for the other 50% of the final marks and consists of assignments and projects set and marked by INTI International College Penang.

Assessment marks awarded by the college are moderated against the final examination marks. The average of these two marks determines eligibility for university entrance. Entry into universities depends on the Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR). ATAR is a measure of the student’s overall performance in comparison to all students taking the HSC. The maximum ATAR is 99.95, which is awarded to the top 0.05% of students.

 

 
Examination Date
 
October / November
Programme Duration
11 months
(January)
Accredited by
 
Malaysian Qualifications Agency
Programme Structure
Biology 2 units
Business Studies 2 units
Chemistry 2 units
Economics 2 units
English as a Second Language 2 units
Information Processes and Technology 2 units
Mathematics 2 units
Mathematics Extension 1 3 units
Mathematics Extension 2 4 units
Physics 2 units
Legal Studies 2 units
 
 
 
 

Recommended Subject Combinations

You must take a total of 5 subjects to make up a minimum of 10 units from ONE of the following combinations. English as a Second Language must be included in the 10 units.

Medicine, Pharmacy, Dentistry, Biotechnology, Life Sciences

  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • English as a Second Language
  • Mathematics
  • Physics

Engineering, Physics

  • English as a Second Language
  • Physics
  • Mathematics Extension 1 / Mathematics Extension 2
  • Plus any 2 of the following: Biology, Business Studies, Chemistry (preferred forselected courses & universities), Information Processes & Technology or Legal Studies

Actuarial Science

  • Economics
  • English as a Second Language
  • Mathematics Extension 1 / Mathematics Extension 2
  • Plus any 2 of the following: Business Studies, Chemistry, Information Processes & Technology, Legal Studies or Physics

Accounting, Finance, Commerce

  • Economics
  • English as a Second Language
  • Mathematics
  • Business Studies
  • Mathematics Extension 1
  • Plus any 1 of the following: Information Processes & Technology, Legal Studies or Mathematics Extension 1

Business Information Technology, Quantity Surveying

  • English as a Second Language
  • Mathematics
  • Plus any 3 of the following: Business Studies, Economics, Information Processes & Technology, Mathematics Extension 1, Legal Studies or Physics

Law, Mass Communication, Psychology, Social Sciences

  • English as a Second Language
  • Business Studies
  • Legal Studies
  • Economics
  • Information Processes and Technology 
  • Mathematics

Computer Science, Psychology

  • English as a Second Language
  • Mathematics
  • Plus any 3 of the following: Biology, Chemistry, Economics, Information Processes & Technology, Legal Studies, Mathematics Extension 1 or Physics

Please consult the programme counsellors on the subject combination before registering. You are advised to refer to the respective universities for detailed information on subject prerequisites.

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Campuses & Intakes
 
INTI International College Penang
 
 
  • 12 January 2015
  • 29 June 2015
Entry Level Entry Requirements
SPM / O Level 5 credits including English and Maths*
UEC 4 Bs including English and Maths*
 
 
 
 

*Subject prerequisites apply.

Fees Summary
 
INTI International College Penang
Local Students
Download complete Fee Structure here.
Total Fees (RM)
15,800
 
 
 
 
 
INTI International College Penang
International Students
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Students Fee Structure here.
Approximate Total Fee (USD)
5,300
 
 
 
 
 



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