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Entry Requirements

General entry requirements for each level are provided below. Some programmes do also have additional course-specific requirements which can be found on the individual course pages. Please ensure you are able to fulfil the programme requirements and meet the academic standards expected before submitting an application. 

Foundation Year

  • SPM, 4 grades in relevant academic subjects including English and Maths. 4 'O' Level passes 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. Engineering courses require an additional mark of at least 55% in a Maths module. 
  • Full STPM
  • Matrikulasi (Matriculation Certificate)
  • Certificate or Diploma from an MQA registered institution with good grades
  • United Examination Certificate (UEC)
  • 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 will be considered for Year 3 entry

Postgraduate Study

  • Bachelor's degree
  • 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: https://www1.chester.ac.uk/international/how-apply/entry-requirements

Further Information

Country Manager

Zulashraf Abd Rahman (Zul)
Tel No: +60 19-991 4678
Email: z.abdrahman@chester.ac.uk
Skype ID: Zulashraf AR
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