Please note: This information is provided as a guide only. Some courses may have specialised entry requirements that are listed on the relevant course page. Please check for any additional subject/course specific requirements before submitting your application.
Academic entry requirements
Type of course
Sigil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) including English and Mathematics and Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia (STPM). Grade: 5 passes (A1-6C) in SPM and 3 passes (A1-C7) in STPM
Unified Examination Certificate (UEC) Senior Middle Level. Grades A1-C7 including English in A1-B6 with SPM or UEC Junior Middle level
Matrikulasi (Matriculation Certificate). Grade: CGPA of 2.00
Certificates (2-year post-SPM/SPMV) (from polytechnics/ institutes and colleges). Grade C or 2.00 GPA
Diplomas (3-year post-SPM/SPVM) (from polytechnics/ institutes and colleges) / First year of Bachelor degree (SEGI and Sunway College Foundation Programmes). Grade C or 2.00 GPA
|Extended degree (four years, including a foundation year)||Students who fall slightly below the standard requirements for an undergraduate course may be considered for an available or appropriate extended degree programme.|
|Postgraduate||Bachelor's degree (honours) with a 2:2|
|International Foundation Programme||
Sigil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) including English and Mathematics – grade: 5 passes (A1-6C)
Junior Middle Unified Examination (UEC - JML) including Mathematics and English – grade: 5 passes (minimum of C)
Mathematics and English requirements
|English||Non-EEA nationals who require a Tier 4 student visa must provide a Secured English Language Test (SELT) such as Academic IELTS or Pearson PTE Academic qualification. Please see our English language requirements.|
|Mathematics (if applicable to your course)||SPM Maths. Grade: A1-6C|
NARIC and accreditation
UK NARIC offers a variety of services on the comparability of qualifications from overseas. These services have been designed to help migrants coming to the UK to work or study and who are applying through the UK’s points based system for immigration. Take a look at the Statement of Comparability from NARIC.
Providing your qualifications
Please be sure you're able to provide copies of official certificates of any qualifications you have taken when you make your application (please do not send us your original certificates). If any of your certificates or supporting documents (transcripts) are in a non-English language you will need to provide certified English translations alongside any official copies.