At Ulster we pride ourselves on providing our students with a professional learning environment that helps to prepare you for your working life.
This page will hopefully help in answering any questions you may have about our programmes, studying with us, the application process and who to get into contact with for further information.
English and Maths requirements
Students applying for an Undergraduate, Pre-Masters or Postgraduate degree or the Graduate Certificate at Ulster University London and Birmingham are required to meet our Standard English Language Requirements.
Students must also provide evidence that they satisfy the requirements for Maths (i.e. equivalent to a Grade C in GCSE). For students presenting qualifications from Malaysia, they must have at least a 6/C grade in Maths as part of the SPM (Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia - Malaysia Certificate of Education) (4/B in Maths for BSc Hons Accounting and Management).
|Undergraduate Programmes||Pass in the SPM (Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia ‐ Malaysia Certificate of Education) with minimum grades of 6/C AND one of the following:
STPM (Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia – Malaysia Higher School Certificate) with grades A‐C
Matriculation Certificate (Matrikulasi) with a GPA of 2.5 and above
Polytechnic Certificate with high grades
Community College Diploma
UEC (Unified Examination Certificate) Senior Middle Level with an overall mark of 75% or above
For advanced entry to an Undergraduate Degree Programme:
If students have passed 2 years of a Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant subject area
hold a 3-year Polytechnic Diploma with good grades (CGPA 2.5 or above or equivalent) they may be considered for advanced entry.
Grading System: 1/A; 2/A; 3/B; 4/B; 5/C; 6/C; 7/D; 8/E; 9G (8/E is the lowest pass grade)
|Postgraduate Programmes||Students must hold a minimum of a Second Class Bachelor’s Degree.
Students with a lower grade may be considered for entry to the Graduate Certificate in Business.
For those wishing to complete an extended Masters
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Instalment plans are available to applicants to help pay the balance of their fees, these are agreed on a case by case basis,and are defined by your qualifications and ability to pay your tuition fees.
In addition to our scholarships, we also offer an early payment discount for those students who pay their full tuition fees by certain payment deadlines.
For further information or to get into contact with our finance team please view our finance page.
Throughout the year our team travel to Malaysia for events and to meet with students. Once dates are confirmed, the details of our trips will be available so you can arrange to meet our team in your country.
In the meantime, please feel free to contact us via our enquiry form.
Living away from home is a big part of the student experience, we understand finding the perfect place for you to live is very important.
If you would like to speak to someone about your accommodation options whilst you’re studying at the London or Birmingham Campus, our partners at QA are able to support you. To find out more, visit their website
Our regional team make regular visits to Malaysia throughout the year and are able to help answer any questions you may have about our campus, courses, studying with us, the application process and any queries you may have.
Regional Manager0203 9 543080
Tel: +44 (0)203 954 3057
*All documents must be provided in English or official translations.
UK Visa and Immigration (UKVI) requires you to have a budget of at least £1,265 per month to study in London (in addition to your tuition fees).
We understand that you need to be able to budget properly during your studies in London. To help give you an idea of costs you can expect, here are the average living costs in London:
The above costs are a rough indication and will vary for each individual. For further information we recommend visiting studylondon.ac.uk .
The UK offers a massively diverse and engaging study location for students across the globe. Whether you decide to study in London or Birmingham, you will be able to experience a variety of cultures and activities.
The London campus:
The Birmingham Campus:
If you’re going to make Birmingham, your temporary home whilst studying you might want to take time to learn more about the city.
Pre-Sessional courses are designed for students who require further English language support before commencing their academic course at Ulster University. They offer you the opportunity to improve your academic English, meet peers and prepare for life at Ulster University.
With a Tier 4 visa you can work part-time during your studies. Our Careers Service offers you help with job applications and finding vacancies.
Find out how to apply for your Tier 4 visa and information on the application process, with helpful additional resources.