How Hard Do You Need to Study For O-Level / A-Level / HSC / SSC / WAEC / NECO?
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How Hard Do You Need to Study For O-Level / A-Level / HSC / SSC / WAEC / NECO?

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The decisions you make now will set you on a course that can be difficult to alter, thus it’s IMPORTANT to make the RIGHT programme choices at this early stage.

This guide aims to help you see things more clearly and get a good impression of the possible options, whether you have your heart set on a career path or not.

Mantissa College will assist and advice you the suitable Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) to take for a variety of popular university subjects, and then give more general advice if you’re not sure what study in life.


Globalize: Understanding Different Level of Qualifications

O Level

O Level is the final certification for secondary school, to be taken in fifth form or year 11 at approximately age 17 (Group age of 14 – 16) abbreviation of Ordinary Level. It is one of the two parts of the GCE (General Certification of Education). The other part of GCE is an Advanced Level (A-Level), which students enter after completing the O-level.

This level of qualification is mainly required for local Malaysian Students.

A Level

A level is a British Educational Qualifications. A Level is the abbreviation of an advanced level. It requires at least a year to complete the programme.

The second of three standardized British examinations in a secondary school subject used as a qualification for university entrance and successful completion of an A-level examination in a subject.

A-Levels are generally viewed as a difficult programme because it requires you to analyze and apply logical thinking when answering exam questions. The learning material is more in-depth compared to other courses, such as Australian Matriculation.

However, the level of difficulty depends on which subjects you choose and your time management skills.

Students that have completed O-level are considered to have completed formal education. They could further their studies to A-Level, Foundation or Diploma Programmes.

This level of qualification is mainly required for local Malaysian Students.


SSC is the abbreviation of the Secondary School of Certificate. The Secondary School Certificate, also known as Matriculation examination.

This level of qualification is a public examination mainly required for Bangladesh, India and Pakistan students. It is conducted by the educational boards as a complete exam of secondary education in these countries. Students of 10th grade/class ten can appear in these examinations. It is equivalent to GCSE in England and the first two years of high schools in the United States. This system is highly obsolete and outdated as they focus on rote learning more than concepts.


HSC is the abbreviation of Higher School of Certificate

This level of qualification is a requirement for Bangladesh, India and Pakistan students. The certificate will be given after the students completed their HSC studies successfully after at least 12 years of schooling.


WAEC is the abbreviation of the West African Examinations Council (WAEC) is a standardized exam in West Africa. It is administered by the West African Examinations Council (WAEC).

It is only offered to candidates residing in Anglophone West African countries. The academic school-leaving qualification awarded upon successful completion of the exams is the West African Senior School Certificate (WASSC).


NECO is the abbreviation of the National Examinations Council. This examination body conducts the Senior Secondary Certificate Examination and the General Certificate in Education. According to the rules of education in Nigeria, students who want to enter the university need to pass the University Matriculation Examination. To take part in the entrance examination into the university, students must obtain the Senior School Certificate. The examination process is controlled by the Western African Examinations Council.

Do You Feel Depressed on the Qualification Requirement Requested in Your countries?

If you find study O-level/SSC/WAEC or A-level/HSC/NECO depressing and difficult, why not choose a program which could reduce your stress and able to complete it on time?

From this Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) Programme, you may skip to take up foundation certification and directly apply to a degree programme. Isn’t it great to invest your time and efforts into a program that could most probably help you out in your career growth and enhancement?

Therefore, Mantissa College can produce a conducive environment to improve your concentration and make studying more than just a boring task.

Below are the guidelines on How to Apply Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) in Mantissa College

Step 1: Prepare your documentations
I) Highest Qualification: Latest Certifications
II) Highest Qualification: Latest Transcripts
III) Latest Resume
Iv) Passport (International Student)

Step 2: Submit and email your documentation to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Step 3: Speak with our Programme Consultant to guide you through the programme

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