Chinese Unified Examination Malaysia

The Senior Middle Three Unified Examination Certificate (UEC) is offered through the Malaysian Independent Chinese Secondary Schools.

The University of Western Australia welcomes applications from students who have completed the Unified Examination Certificate program.  To be admitted to the University, you must:

  • satisfy the University's English language competence requirement by satisfactory performance in one of the English subjects detailed in the table below
  • achieve a sufficient number of points to be offered a place
  • satisfy any prerequisite subject requirements for your chosen course and major

Minimum entry scores

UEC students must meet equivalent entry standards to other applicants. The following table provides an overview of the points considered equivalent to various Australian Tertiary Admission Ranks.

UEC Points ATAR equivalent
12 80
5.5 96
5 98
4 99


  1. Points are aggregated from the best 4 academic subjects: A1=1, A2=2, B3=3. B4=4, B5=5, B6=6.
  2. The following subjects are included in the aggregate:

    • English Language
    • Mathematics (Elementary)
    • Mathematics (Advanced)
    • History
    • Geography
    • Biology
    • Chemistry
    • Physics
    • Commerce

Equivalent subjects

The following table shows UEC subject equivalents to WA Certificate of Education courses, which will satisfy course and major prerequisites.

WA course Unified Examination Certificate Equivalent
English/Literature No equivalent
Mathematics 2C/2D Mathematics; B6 or higher
Mathematics 3C/3D Advanced Mathematics or Advanced Mathematics (I) or Advanced Mathematics (II); B6 or higher
Mathematics: Specialist 3C/3D Advanced Mathematics (II); B6 or higher
Chemistry 3A/3B Chemistry; B6 or higher
Physics 3A/3B Physics; B6 or higher