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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.

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.

For entry into Year 1 of Bachelor's degrees (Level 4), you will typically need to have one of the following:

  • Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia (STPM) – The Malaysia Higher School Certificate with grades A-D on a subject-by-subject basis
  • Unified Examination Certificate (UEC) Senior Middle Level with a minimum of 75% in more than two subjects
  • Polytechnic Diploma (3 year post SPM/SPMV)
  • Polytechnic Technician Certificate with high grades
  • Matrikulasi (Matriculation Certificate) GPA 2.0 or above depending on subject
  • College Diploma/Certificate (2/3 year post SPM) with high grades
  • Tunku Abdul Rahman College Certificate (2 year post SPM)
  • 1-year Bachelor's Degree in Malaysia with GPA 3.0 or above
  • a recognised International Foundation course from a UK institution or a Chinese institution following a validated UK syllabus. Entry requirements vary but we normally ask for between 60% and 65%
  • Successful completion of 1 year at a recognised university in Malaysia with a good grade
  • A Levels or International Baccalaureate – check our course pages for details of these

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

  • Institut Teknologi MARA Diploma (3 year post SMP/STPM) with GPA 2.8 or above
  • Tunku Abdul Rahman College Diploma (3 year post STPM)

For more details on the application process, visit our How to apply 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.

You will typically need to have the following qualification:

  • Malaysian Bachelor's degree from a recognised institution with a minimum GPA of 2.8, depending on subject area

Applicants with STPM College Diploma plus three to five years relevant work experience may also be considered on an individual basis for some Master's programmes.

For more details on the application process, visit our How to apply 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 Malaysia can help you with all stages of the admissions process.

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Our overseas representatives

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