What is Canadian Pre-U program?

CPU is a Canadian-based pre-university programme that’s offered to students before pursuing a degree. It is considered as a Year 12 qualification, which is equivalent to STPM or Malaysian Matriculation (Matrikulasi).


Canadian Pre-University requires students to have a minimum of 5 credits (C and above) in SPM, O-Level or equivalent.


The course is usually 12 to 15 months long. You will take 6 subjects of your choice, and the subjects will be divided across the semesters. Then, you may proceed to your preferred degree. Student can choose either two-semester or three-semester to complete the course.


*Coursework 70% + Final Exam 30%
*Coursework including lab reports, projects, assignments, class tests, presentations, research paper, independent study unit

A ( 80% – 100%)
B ( 70% – 79%)
C ( 60% – 69%)
D ( 50% – 59%)
F (Below 50% )

Why choose Canadian Pre-U program? 

  1. To teach CPU, Canada teacher needs 2 degrees.
  2. 80% of the Canadian teachers required by Ontario is the minimum requirement to offer CPU program.
  3. 2-way communication engaged between teacher and students.
  4. Flexibility to choose from a wide range of subjects, including subjects like Dramatic Arts and Writer’s Craft
  5. Progressive accumulation of marks throughout the course, which can be less stressful for some students
  6. Widely recognized by many universities abroad, as well as local private universities

Different Pre-U program has different strengths; which one is the best for you? 

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