Unified Examination Certificate Malaysia

The Unified Examination Certificate (UEC) Senior Middle Level 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
14 75
12 80
10 85
9 88
8 90
7 93
6 95
5 98
4 99.95


  1. Points are aggregated from the best 4 academic subjects: A1=1, A2=2, B3=3. B4=4, B5=5, B6=6, C7=7, C8=8
  2. The following subjects can be included in the aggregate:

    • English Language
    • Mathematics (Elementary)
    • Mathematics (Advanced)
    • History
    • Geography
    • Biology
    • Chemistry
    • Physics
    • Commerce
    • Business Studies
    • Accounting
    • Economics

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 No equivalent
Mathematics Applications

Mathematics; B6 or higher

Higher Mathematics; B6 or higher

Mathematics Methods

Advanced Mathematics; B6 or higher

Mathematics Specialist

Advanced Mathematics (I); B6 or higher

Advanced Mathematics (II); B6 or higher

Chemistry Chemistry; B6 or higher
Physics Physics; B6 or higher
 Biology  Biology; B6 or higher