The American Degree Transfer Program (ADTP) is a credit transfer program that puts students on the fast track to obtaining an affordable American-based tertiary education. Students can choose to pursue courses in a wide variety of fields, ranging from applied sciences to the liberal arts.

Students will complete 24-65 credit hours in MCKL, while the remainder of their credit hours will be completed in a U.S. university of their choice.

Course Mode

Full Time

Course Duration

Approx. 1-2 years in Malaysia + 2-3 years in U.S.


January, April, August

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Students can complete fundamental courses in a wide range of fields before deciding on their major area of study.
Students are encouraged to actively participate in group discussions, presentations, workshops and project work.
Achievements are measured through continuous assessments designed specifically for each course.
Students are nurtured to be well-rounded individuals.
Minimum 5 credits in SPM, O Level, or equivalent OR, Minimum 5 Bs overall in UEC OR, Minimum 80% in 5 subjects in ICCE General Certificate.
Minimum B in SPM English 1119, O Levels or equivalent.
For STPM and A Level students: a minimum of 2 principal passes.
44 partner U.S. and Canadian universities, including
Messiah College
University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
University of Central Oklahoma
Iowa State University
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities

The ACCA’s Certified Accounting Technician (CAT) qualification will provide you with a solid foundation in finance and accounting. You will learn all the necessary technical skills and knowledge required to perform an accounting-support role. Whether you wish to start a career in finance, gain recognition for the skills and experience you have, or want to move on to a more senior position in accountancy, the CAT qualification will help you towards your career goal. 

Course Mode:

Full Time

Course Duration

12-15 Months


January, March, July

The CAT qualification is internationally recognised and highly regarded. The CAT qualification is flexible and allows you to study at your own pace and achieve a work-life balance that suits you. It usually takes one and a half years to complete the nine CAT exams. And after passing the CAT exams, you will be able to gain exemptions from the ACCA Qualification and be one step closer to professional status.

In addition, MCKL has Gold level approval from ACCA as an approved learning partner, having met a range of challenges in performance, management and delivery of its Accounting courses.

SPM, IGCSE or equivalent with 5 credits (including Mathematics and English)
Oxford Brookes University Mentoring Programme.

ECE which comprises childcare for children below the age of four and preschool education for four to six year olds, is an up-and-coming field in career planning. Governments and parents worldwide are investing in early childhood education in view of the increasing number of working mothers and the importance of providing young children with good and proper foundations for development.

Course Mode

Full Time

Course Duration

2.5 years


April, August

Affordable fees with attractive scholarships available
Passionate, experienced and nurturing lecturers
Well equipped academic and non-academic facilities in a conducive campus environment
Established partnerships
Holistic programme: comprehensive academic content combined with co-curricular activities such as Service Learning and teaching fieldtrips to Orang Asli villages to enhance soft skills.
Strong ties with kindergarten and childcare centers for networking and practical industrial experience
Proven track record of graduates performing well in degree programmes after advancing from MCKL’s ECE diploma programme
Minimum 3 credits overall in SPM, IGCSE, or equivalent, including English OR
Minimum 2 credits + 3 years relevant working experience OR
Minimum 1 credit + 5 years relevant working experience
Institute of Technology, Tralee IE
University of Gloucestershire, UK
New Zealand Tertiary College, NZ
University of West England, UK
University of Hertfordshire, UK

For over 35 years, Methodist College Kuala Lumpur (MCKL) has been providing quality, holistic education in the best of Methodist traditions. Located in the fast growing Brickfields-KL Sentral area, the campus has easy access to public transportation, restaurants, sports and leisure activities in and around the College. Experienced lecturers working with well-equipped computer and science laboratories and good academic resources are well able to guide you and coach you to excel in your studies and pursuit of your career.

The College provides students with a nurturing environment conducive for learning and exploring their strengths and honing their skills through involvement in various activities and events. Community service and character formation are also key elements of the MCKL experience which aims to produce high-achieving individuals of caliber who will become both passionate and compassionate leaders and nation-builders of our country and our world.

Year after year, MCKL students consistently achieve excellent results and gain entry into prestigious universities around the world, many on scholarship. MCKL alumni continue on to secure excellent internships, graduate with honours, and obtain opportunities for graduate studies and research.


Students with excellent SPM/IGCSE results will be considered for various scholarships for the following courses of study:

Note: The following scholarships have quotas and are awarded on a first-come-first-served basis.

CAT & Diploma in ECE

100% Scholarship - 8A and above*

75% Scholarship - 7A and above*

50% Scholarship - 6A- and above

25% Scholarship - 5A- and above

15% Scholarship - 3A- and above

* Not including A-


100% Scholarship - 9 A and above (including 7A+)*, 8A* (for IGCSE only)*

75% Scholarship - 8A and above (including 6A+)*

50% Scholarship - 8A and above*

25% Scholarship - 6A and above*

15% Scholarship - 5A- and above

* Not including A- 


100% Scholarship - 3As and above

50% Scholarship - 2As and 1B

25% Scholarship - 1A and 1B

UEC (Based on Best 5 Subjects)

100% Scholarship - 7 points

50% Scholarship – 12 points

25% Scholarship – 15 points

Special Scholarships will be awarded to students in the following categories

100% Scholarship - Children of Methodist Church Pastors

50% Scholarship – Children of Pastors from Other Churches

15% scholarship for students from All Methodist Schools, Nobel International School, Sri Sempurna International School, SM Stella Maris, Vision School Tawau, All Saints Anglican Academy, Arrows Resource Centre, Calvary Christian Centre, Faith Anglican Academy, Frontier Learning Centre, My Learning Sanctuary, The Seed Resource Centre,St. Patrick's Anglican Academy

15% Scholarship - Members of Methodist Churches in Malaysia

15% Scholarship - Sibling Scholarship

Terms and conditions apply. A limited number of scholarships will be offered. Scholarship applications MUST be accompanied by a completed admission form.

Financial Aid may be awarded to students from family whose gross immediate household income is less than RM4,000.00 per month or RM48,000.00 per year.

Shortlisted applicants will be required to attend an interview and successful applicants will be informed at least one week before the commencement of the semester.

The Student Leader and Achievement award is open to students who hold leadership positions AND/OR have outstanding achievement in or out of their school context.Shortlisted applicants will be required to attend an interview and successful applicants will be informed at least one week before the commencement of the semester.


Affordable fees and generous scholarships

The College focuses on delivering quality education at affordable and reasonable prices. MCKL also provides a wide range of Scholarships and Financial Aid to deserving students.

Small class size promotes better interaction

Small classroom size of around 30 students per class enable students and lecturers to get to know each other easily and to build trust.

Excellent track record

Year after year, our pre-university students have produced excellent results and have obtained entry and scholarships into top universities around the world. 

Easy accessibility via public transport

KL Sentral station, the city's major transportation hub, is within walking distance from MCKL. This gives students easy access to all parts of the city and country via taxi, bus, LRT, KTM and monorail.

Student Testimonials

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