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The University of Central Lancashire welcomes students from Malaysia and has been in partnership with SEGi University since 2018, where a large number of our students have enrolled onto a range of top-up degree programmes.

Entry Requirements


Please note the requirements below are indicative only

64 UCAS tariff points equivalent.

STPM is equivalent to A levels on a grade for grade basis.

A* = 56 points, A = 48 points, B = 40 points, C = 32 points, D = 24 points


Malaysian Matriculation Certificate (Matrikulasi) CGPA 2.0/4 or C.


Senior Middle and Vocational Unified Examination (UEC)

4 subjects with an average of grade C7 or above (not including Chinese or Malay). Where a specific subject is required at A Level the equivalent subject should be counted in the 4 academic subjects).


Successful completion of a one-year or two-year post SPM full-time Certificate or Diploma including Malaysian Polytechnic Certificate course at pass or when graded 2.0/4 or C.


Recognised Foundation Year (there are many foundation programmes in Malaysia and if they are recognised on the Malaysian Qualififications Register or recognised in Australia or Canada can be accepted.

The Canadian Pre-university course at Taylors and some other colleges follow Ontario High School Diploma. Please see Canada entry requirements.

For Australian Pre-university courses please see Australia entry requirements.

Our entry requirements will vary depending on the individual course and the year of entry and the below are indicative only. Any reference to typical entry qualification or grades stated on the website are provided as a guide only. There is no guarantee that applicants who have, or are predicted to achieve, grades equivalent to or exceeding typical entry qualifications or grade will be made an offer by the University of Central Lancashire.

Minimum English Language Requirements


Standard English language entry requirements - IELTS 6.0 or equivalent. Acceptable equivalent from Malaysia: (some courses may have higher English requirements


SPM English (1119) grade C or above.

If your academic and/or English language qualifications are not sufficient to allow for direct entry to one of our undergraduate or postgraduate taught programmes, you may wish to consider one of our Undergraduate or Master Foundation Programmes, offered at the University of Central Lancashire by ONCampus. Successful completion of this programme can guarantee entry to a wide range of programmes with us.

Please see our further information and guidance on our English Language requirements.


  • We’ve been awarded the maximum 5 QS Stars (Excellent) for internationalisation. We’re proud to be a truly international university, with a thriving staff and student community of 38,000+ people from over 100 countries. We encourage all our students to become ‘global citizens’ and our courses open doors to worldwide career opportunities. We offer a welcoming destination to all our international students, providing them with the support they need to succeed in their studies. Our 5 QS Stars also reflects the opportunities we provide to enable students to experience other cultures; the success of our overseas campus in Cyprus; and our 120+ international partnerships with universities based in China, Malaysia, the Far East and beyond.

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How to apply 

We welcome applications from all international students. For information and forms for undergraduate and postgraduate applications, please visit our how to apply section for international students.

Contact us

If you would like further detailed information about our activities in Malaysia, please contact us:

Hannah O’Donoghue, International Officer
Emily Page, Regional Manager
Telephone: +44 (0)1772 895003