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Our students join us from over 160 nations and we boast a worldwide alumni community to join when you graduate.

For more information on what London and the University of Westminster can offer you, have a look at our Student life pages.

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Entry requirements

Applying for a course

If you are interested in studying for a Bachelor's degree (eg a BA, BSc, BEng or LLB) at the University of Westminster, you will need to check that you meet our entry requirements.

We have included typical entry requirements below, but these are simply a guideline. Some courses may also have specific subject or grade requirements, which will be listed on individual course pages.

You will be typically need to have the following:

  • 2-year Diploma from a recognised institution

For consideration for entry into Year 2 of Bachelor's degrees (Level 5), you will typically have to have the following:

  • Higher Colleges of Technology (higher diploma qualification with GPA above 3.0 may allow 2nd year entry on a case by case basis)

Note that undergraduate programmes at the University of Westminster are approved by the Kuwaiti Ministry of Higher Education. For a full subject list, visit the National Bureau for Academic Accreditation & Education Quality Assurance website.

For more details on the application process, visit our How to apply pageGo to How to apply for an undergraduate degree page.

To search or browse our undergraduate courses, visit our Undergraduate page.

If your qualifications are not listed

If your qualifications are not listed above, you may still be able to apply for entry to our courses – just get in touch with our course enquiries team via the contact details at the bottom of this page.

If you find that your qualifications do not meet our entry requirements, you may want to consider applying for one of the University preparation courses offered by our partner college – see below for details.

University preparation courses

Our partner college, Kaplan International College London, offers a Foundation Certificate leading to entry to a broad range of our Bachelor's degrees.

To find out more and apply, visit the Kaplan International College London website.

English language requirements

The English language requirements for our courses are provided on individual course pages as minimum IELTS scores.

For information about equivalent English language qualifications that are accepted by the University, please visit our English language requirements page.

Applying for a course

If you are interested in studying for a Master's degree (eg MA, MSc or LLM) or research programme (eg MPhil or PhD) at the University of Westminster, you will need to check that you meet our entry requirements.

We have included typical entry requirements below, but these are simply a guideline. Some courses may also have specific subject or grade requirements, which will be listed on individual course pages.

For entry to a Master's degree that requires a UK 2:2 degree, you will typically need to have:

  • Bachelor degree from a recognised institution with a minimum class of 2:2 and a minimum CGPA of 2.8/4.0

For entry to a Master's degree that requires a UK 2:1 degree, you will typically need to have:

  • Bachelor degree from a recognised institution with a minimum class of 2:1 and a minimum CGPA of 3.2/4.0

For entry to a research (PhD) programme, you will typically need to have:

  • a Master's degree

Note that postgraduate programmes at the University of Westminster are Approved by the Kuwaiti Ministry of Higher Education in the following areas:

  • Allied Health Professions (PG, PhD)
  • Architecture, Built Environment and Planning (PG, PhD)
  • Art and Design: History, Practice and Theory (PG, PhD)
  • Area Studies (PG)
  • Communication, Cultural and Media Studies (PG, PhD)
  • English Language and Literature (PG, PhD)
  • Psychology, Psychiatry and Neuroscience (PG)
  • Politics and International Studies (PG)

For more information, visit the National Bureau for Academic Accreditation & Education Quality Assurance website.

For more details on the application process, visit our How to apply pageGo to How to apply for a postgraduate degree page.

To search or browse our postgraduate courses, visit our Postgraduate page.

If your qualifications are not listed

If your qualifications are not listed above, you may still be able to apply for entry to our courses – just get in touch with our course enquiries team via the contact details at the bottom of this page.

If you find that your qualifications do not meet our entry requirements, you may want to consider applying for one of the University preparation courses offered by our partner college – see below for details.

University preparation courses

Our partner college, Kaplan International College London, offers a Pre-Master's course leading to entry to a number of our Master's degrees.

To find out more and apply, visit the Kaplan International College London website.

English language requirements

The English language requirements for our courses are provided on individual course pages as minimum IELTS scores.

For information about equivalent English language qualifications that are accepted by the University, please visit our English language requirements page.

Overseas representatives

The University of Westminster's representatives in Kuwait can help you with all stages of the admissions process.

Our representatives are:

Salmiya

JnS Education
Block 10
Salmiya
Kuwait
T: +965 99005584
E:

IDP Education Kuwait
9th Floor
Dalal Complex Salem Al Mubarak St
36052, Salmiya
Kuwait
T: 965 222 88094

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