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Entry Requirements

Students who don’t meet the below entry requirements are still encouraged to apply as we consider each application on an individual basis. Consideration will be given to students who can prove they are able to fulfil course requirements and meet the academic standards expected.

Foundation Year

  • SPM, 4 A-C grades in relevant academic subjects including English and Maths. 4 'O' Level passes at grade C or above in the appropriate subjects or equivalent evidence of satisfactory completion of secondary or high school education

Undergraduate Study

  • Cambridge A Levels or International Baccalaureate Diploma
  • UK foundation/pathway course with a pass mark of 50% and above.  Engineering courses require an additional mark of at least 55% in a Maths module. 
  • Full STPM with 2.5 in 3 of 5 subjects
  • Matrikulasi (Matriculation Certificate) with GPA of 2.0
  • Certificate or Diploma from an MQA registered institution with good grades
  • United Examination Certificate (UEC) with 5 grade Bs
  • Malaysian Independent Secondary School (MICSS) with good grades
  • Pre-University and ITM Diploma with good grades will be considered for Year 2 entry
  • Advanced Diploma with good grades from an MQA registered institution with 2.4 or above will be considered for Year 3 entry

Postgraduate Study

  • Bachelor's degree at 2:2
  • Ideally applicants for the MBA should have at least 2 years work experience, although well qualified and motivated individuals without this will be considered

English language entry requirements

Applicants whose first language is not English must demonstrate that they have an appropriate level of English language to be eligible to study one of our foundation, undergraduate or postgraduate courses. The level of English required depends on the course applied for.

We accept the following English Language qualifications:

Ministry of Education Malaysia

  • Undergraduate: 5C or above in BAHASA INGERRIS
  • Postgraduate: 5C or above in BAHASA INGERRIS

More information can be found here:

Further Information

Country Manager

Ela Siddiqui
0044 1244 51 1863
Skype: university.of.chester