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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.

Westminster works very closely with Informatics Institute of Technology (IIT). You can study for a Westminster degree programme in Sri Lanka and may be eligible to transfer your credit to and from Colombo and London.

The programmes offered are

Sri Lankan alumni

Westminster now boasts a wide network of highly successful Sri Lankan alumni who have taken their skills and experience onto a global platform in countries all over the world.

I haven’t seen any other university in the UK which offers such a wide range of courses in all subject areas which allowed me to find the exact course I was looking for.

Rukmal Hettiarachchi, MSc Advanced Information Technologies

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:

  • Sri Lankan A Levels with grade requirements depending on the course of study but typical from CCS (excluding English)

  • NCC Foundation Course in Business and IT

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

  • NCC International Diploma in Computer Studies (IDCS) with a credit average or above

  • UK Higher National Diploma (HND) with Distinctions and Merits

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 overseas representatives or course enquiries team via the contact details on 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.

In addition to the above entry requirements, you will need to meet our English language requirements.

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) 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, you will typically need to have one of the following:

  • UK degree with good lower second class or above (Note: Informatics Institute of Technology transfer students please refer to Westminster partners in Sri Lanka)

  • 3 year Bachelor's degree (general) with an overall average of 70% or Grade A or above

  • 4 year Bachelor's degree (special) with an overall average of 60% or Grade B+ or above

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

  • Master's degree

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 overseas representatives or course enquiries team via the contact details on 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.

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Overseas representatives

Our overseas representatives

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

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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.

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