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.

Many international students applying to Westminster are already based in the UK studying on A-level, International Baccalaureate and foundation courses across the country. Our international recruitment team regularly attends many school, college and agent events throughout the UK, where they provide further information about our courses, application process and entry requirements. Please attend one of these events to discuss your application in person.

You may also be interested in attending one of our open days, which is a great way to meet staff and students and get a feel for what it is like to study at Westminster. If you are unable to visit the University during an open day, you are welcome to come to one of our campus tours.

If you are a teacher or careers advisor and would be interested in us visiting your school or college, please contact us.

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:

  • 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%*

  • GCE A Levels

  • International Baccalaureate

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

  • successfully completed the first year of undergraduate studies in the UK

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.

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:

  • a good honours Bachelor's degree

  • a recognised Pre-Master's course from a UK institution (see the University preparation courses information below)

For entry into a MPhil/PhD programme, you will typically need to have:

  • a 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.

Visits to your country

At present there are no planned visits to your country. Please check back at a later date or explore our online events.

Watch our past webinars on Youtube

Overseas representatives

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

See our representatives

Our local representatives

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

Contact the Course Enquiries Team:

[email protected]

Opening hours: 9am-4pm Monday to Friday