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Upon completion of Grade 11, students can continue with the Ontario Grade 12 and graduate with the Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD), a highly recognized qualification welcomed by top tiered universities all over the world or pursue other pre-university programmes such as the Cambridge GCE A-Level, International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme, Australian Matriculation, to name a few.

The Grade 12 programme is offered in Sunway College Kuala Lumpur as the Canadian International Matriculation Programme, and is among one of its largest pre-university programmes for students to gain an international education experience.

Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD)

The Ontario Secondary School Diploma is earned with the successful completion of 30 credits (18 compulsory and 12 optional), successfully passing the OSSLT and community involvement (minimum of 40 hours).

A credit is granted when a course of at least 110 hours of scheduled time is completed successfully. The courses that students can take to meet the compulsory credits are detailed below.

18 Compulsory Credits

Students must earn the following compulsory credits to obtain the Ontario Secondary School Diploma:  
4 credits in English ( 1 credit per grade)

3 credits in mathematics (1 credit in Grade 11 or 12)

2 credits in science

1 credit in Canadian history

1 credit in Canadian geography

1 credit in the arts

1 credit in health and physical education

1 credit in French as a second language

0.5 credit in career studies

0.5 credit in civics


Plus one credit from each of the following groups:  
1 Group 1:
  • English or French as a second language**
  • a Native language
  • a classical or international language
  • social sciences and the humanities
  • Canadian and world studies
  • guidance and career education
  • cooperative education***

1 Group 2:
  • health and physical education
  • the arts
  • business studies
  • French as a second language**
  • cooperative education***

1 Group 3:
  • science (Grade 11 or 12)
  • technological education
  • French as a second language**
  • computer studies
  • cooperative education***
In addition, students must complete:
12 optional credits
40 hours of community involvement activities
the provincial literacy requirement
* A maximum of 3 credits in English as a second language (ESL) or English literacy development (ELD) may be counted towards the 4 compulsory credits in English, but the fourth must be a credit earned for a Grade 12 compulsory English course.
** In groups 1, 2 and 3, a maximum of 2 credits in French as a second language can count as compulsory credits, one from group 1 and one from either group 2 or group 3.
*** A maximum of 2 credits in cooperative education can count as compulsory credits. The 12 optional credits may include up to 4 credits earned through approved dual credit courses


Pre-University Options

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