Studying at the University of Westminster, you'll be in the heart of London – with all the opportunities the city has to offer on your doorstep.

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.

The University of Westminster has recently appointed Shriya Bhagwat Chitale as our Alumni Ambassador in New Zealand. If you would like to get in touch with her, please visit our Alumni page.

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:

  • National Certificate of Educational Achievement (NCEA) Level 3 with Merit (M) and Excellence (E) grades
  • a recognised International Foundation course from a UK institution following a validated UK syllabus. Entry requirements vary but we normally ask for between 60% and 65%

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 one of the following qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree with at least C from a recognised institution in New Zealand. Students applying for postgraduate courses requiring a UK 2:1 degree will need B and above, and those applying for a course requiring a UK First Class degree will need A and above
  • Holders of a 3 year Bachelor's degree (Ordinary) may be considered for entry onto a postgraduate diploma or onto a Master's course with very high grades and relevant work experience

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.

International student blog

If you have ever wondered what it’s like to study in London and at the University of Westminster, our international bloggers will be able to help. Our international students are sharing their experiences of adapting to life in the UK, making new friends for life, dealing with homesickness and fulfilling their dreams.

Read the blog

Contact us

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