Welcome Malaysia

Aberystwyth University Open Evening.... Malaysia

17th March 2017
6:30pm - 9:30pm
Hotel Pullman KLCC and Residences

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 Malaysia Open Evening 2017 Flyer

Come and meet our Alumni and get to know more about us

Aberystwyth Business School
Dr Ratnesvary Alahakone
PhD, MSc, PGCert, MBA, Grad ICSA, FHEA
Ratnes is an experienced lecturer and trainer with vast experience in developing, coordinating and delivering lessons, training, workshops and seminars. Ratnes pursued her MSc and PhD at Kingston University, funded by a GTA studentship. During this time, Ratnes taught and supported on the HRM and OB modules on both UG and PG programmes. In 2011 Ratnes was awarded the Director’s Prize for her MSc in Management Business Research Methods. Previously,
Ratnes was a Lecturer at Multimedia University, Malaysia and Training Manager at HSBC, data processing centre. Ratnes’s research is focused within the Organisational Behaviour and Human Resource Management fields and examines employees’ and organisations’ best practices; particularly on the drivers and consequences of Corporate Social Responsibility for both employees and the employing organisations. Ratnes plans to collaborate in cross-disciplinary research projects both locally and on an international platform.

Aberystwyth Law School
Dr Marco Odello
Doctor in Law & Diploma de Estudios
Avanzados (Madrid); LLM (Nottingham);
Dott.Giur.(Rome); FHEA (UK); PDHD (Mexico City);
Dipl.Dev.Studies (Rome); Ciedhu (Strasbourg).
Dr Odello has taught International and Comparative Law, International Organisations, International Human Rights and Humanitarian Law, at the Instituto Tecnologico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey, Mexico City, and at the University of Piura (Peru). He has been a Researcher at the European Public Law Center (Athens), and at the Centre for Conflict and Security Law, University of Nottingham. He has been a guest lecturer at the Central University of Venezuela (Caracas), at the University of Maracaibo (Venezuela), at the University of Oviedo and Valencia (Spain), at the University of Utrecht (The Netherlands), and at Swansea University. He has worked and co-operated with international institutions, such as the Italian Committee for Unicef (Rome), the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (Rome), the Institute for University Cooperation (Rome), the College universitaire Henry Dunant (Geneva), and the International Institute of Humanitarian Law (San Remo). Between 2000 and 2003 he was an expert consultant for the University of Bologna in the EU Tempus Project ‘Towards a European Model Judge’.

Bring along your academic transcripts and documentations for eligibility.


Aberystwyth University is proud to be home to a well-established community of Malaysian students, achieving the highest standards of academic excellence across the wide variety of subjects offered by our institution.  Malaysia is Aberystwyth’s oldest international partner, with unbroken links for more than 60 years. A strong and highly influential Kuala Lumpur-based Aberystwyth alumni organisation continues an active engagement with our University.

One of the most popular subjects for our Malaysian students is Law. Our Department of Law and Criminology has a relationship with Malaysia dating back to 1951 when Tan Sri Mohd Ghazalie bin Shafie read law at the University College of Wales, Aberystwyth.  In recent years the department has welcomed more than 60 Malaysian students every September.

We look forward to each exhibition and visit to Malaysia - do not miss on the opportunity to learn more about our excellent courses and superb teaching experience. Check our schedule now and meet our representatives in your country.




Welcome and Selamat Datang to Aberystwyth University. My name is Maryann Vargis and I am the South-East Asia International Officer in charge of Malaysia. If you have any queries about studying or living in Aberystwyth or would need any guidance in regards to your application, or accommodation, visa, please feel free to email me or call me. I would love to hear from you. “


Tel: +6016 - 980 2770

Email: mav24@aber.ac.uk

Skype: Maryann.Vargis


Undergraduate Entry Requirements

Aberystwyth University expects Malaysian students to hold Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia (Malaysia Higher School Certificat)/Matrikulasi (Matriculation Certificate) with minimum GPA of 3.0 or grade B. Entry requirements also differ depending on which of our programmes you want to study - each degree scheme will have specific requirements and it is important that you check carefully the particular requirments for the scheme or schemes that interest you.  For Undergraduate course information please ontact the Undergraduate Office.

Postgraduate Entry Requirements

Taught Courses

Generally, the minimum entry requirement for most taught Masters courses is a lower second class honours degree (2.2). However, some departments may require upper second class honours degrees (2.1) (e.g. Department of International Politics) or relevant work experience.

The following table shows how Malaysian qualifications compare with UK degrees.

UK 2ii Honours standardUK 2i Honours standardUK Masters standard
Bachelor's 2ii Honours Bachelor's 2i Honours Master's degree

Research Courses

If you are applying for research programmes from Malaysia, you will be required to provide evidence that you have already carried out research, usually via the successful completion of a relevant masters degree.

Note: If you have any questions regarding postgraduate courses, please contact pg-overseas@aber.ac.uk.

English Entry Requirements

All non-UK students from countries where English is not the first language are required to show evidence of sufficient knowledge of English - your level of proficiency in English must be proved before you begin your course.  If you have not achieved the required level prior to the receipt of the acceptance for admission, the formal offer will include a condition that you will need to attain essential knowledge before the start of your course.

You will be required to demonstrate English proficiency at the following levels:

  • IELTS - from 6.0 to 7.0

The above requirements are dependent on the department as well as the course of your choice. To get full details regarding English language requirements across all the courses, vitis the Postgraduate English Language Requirements website or open the Ungergraduate English Language Requirements table. 

If you do not meet our requirements - do not worry! We offer excellent language support  - our International English Centre provides students with International Foundation Programme recognized by British Council. If you wish to learn more, please visit International English Centre website.

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Our Partners

HELP University

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KDU University College Damansara
Crescendo International College
Brickfields Asia College

Partnered with the Aberystwyth Law School

Brickfields Asia College

Partnered with the Aberystwyth Business School