Welcome Malaysia


If you have any questions about applying to, studying at or living in Aberystwyth, do not hesitate to contact us using the details below.

Contact: Maryann Vargis
Phone: +60 169 802 770
Email: mav24@aber.ac.uk

Download our International Prospectus

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 contact 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-admissions@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 Undergraduate 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 Agents in Malaysia:


EMS Management Centre

B-1-13, Mezzanine Floor
Megan Avenue II
Jalan Yap Kwan Seng
50450 Kuala Lumpur

Tel: +603-2162-3008
Email: info@emsmc.com
Web: www.emsmc.com


IDP - Kuala Lumpur Office

6th Floor, West Block, Wisma Selangor Dredging
142-C Jalan Ampang
Kuala Lumpur

Tel: +603-2162-3755
Email: info.kualalumpur@idp.com
Key Contact: Elyner Liew, Team Leader


JM Education Group

36 Jalan SS 15/8
47500 Subang Jaya

Tel: +3-563-34732
Email: inquirydata@imecc.com
Web: www.jmeducationgroup.com/



Malaysian British Educational Co-operation Services
B-3A-5, Block B West
PJ8, No 23 Jalan Barat
Section 8
46050 Petaling Jaya
Selangor Darul Ehsan

Tel: +603-7956-7655
Email: ukdegrees@mabecs.com
Web: www.mabecs.com


PDVL Overseas Advisory

2-16, PV 128,
Jalan Genting Klang
Setapak 53300
Kuala Lumper

Tel: +603 41418 180
Email: kl@pd-vl.com
Web: www.pd-vl.com


S.E.A Education Consultants

28 High St
MK45 4EP
United Kingdom

Tel: 01525 861154                                                       
Email: sea.education@hotmail.com


Taylor's International Alliance Network

A4-102, Block A4 (Level 1)
Leisure Commerce Square, No. 9
Jalan PJS 8/9
46150 Petaling Jaya, Selangor

Tel: +65 6316 9123
Email: enquiries@tiannet.com.sg
Website: www.taylors.edu.my/


Study International (Malaysia)

Lintang Mayang Pasir 3
11950 Bayan Baru
Pulau Pinang

Tel: +04 645 8585
Mobile: +016 444 2992
Email: casey@studyinternational.com.my
Website: www.studyinternational.com.my/