Information for Students from Malaysia

At QMU we have a long tradition of welcoming students from all over the world. Around 25% of Queen Margaret University students are international coming from over 80 countries throughout the world.

Find out more specific information to help you plan your studies at QMU.

Entry Requirements

For undergraduate courses:

We welcome applications from Malaysian students with the appropriate and relevant STPM grades. 

We also welcome applications from students with UEC (Unified Examination Certificate) and SML (Senior Middle Level) with good grades in appropriate subjects.

Students holding Diplomas or Higher Diplomas from recognised institutions may be eligible for advanced entry directly into second or third year.

Admission to our undergraduate programmes can be made by those holding a relevant diploma or other recognised qualification such as GCE A Levels, International Baccalaureate, American High School Diploma with SAT’s or AP’s or other recognised qualification.

Applicants with SPM will usually be required to undertake additional study, such as a relevant and acceptable foundation programme such as INTO, Bellerbys or Kaplan. Other alternatives include a relevant and acceptable college qualification such as a Higher National Certificate or Diploma from a UK Further Education College.

If you are planning to take a Foundation Programme in Malaysia and would like to check its eligibility please email our Admissions Team.

For postgraduate courses:

We will consider applications from students holding a good Bachelors degree from a recognised university.

Please note that the above is given for guidance only and that entry requirements will vary between courses. We may also be looking for a strong Statement of Purpose/Personal Statement, some work experience or specific subjects to have been studied at an advanced level. For more information, see our individual course pages.

How To Apply


English Language Requirements

Students holding a SPM English 1119 at Grade C may be exempted from requiring IELTS or equivalent.

Alternatively you should hold a recent English language qualification in order to be considered for study at Queen Margaret University.

English Language Requirements


Scholarships, Fees and Funding

QMU International Scholarship:

The University is pleased to offer a number of competitive scholarships of up to £3,000 each for new international students undertaking their first year of study on an undergraduate or postgraduate degree. The scholarship is granted as a reduction of the tuition fee and is available to students who are self-funding with an international tuition fee of more than £9,000 for a single year of study only. Applications can be made by students who have received an offer of a place of study at the University.

For other information on funding sources, please visit the British Council website.

Tuition Fees and Funding

Our commitment to providing accessibly priced courses

Reflecting the centrality of social justice to QMU’s ethos and the value we place upon diversity in the classroom, we aim to keep our courses affordable to international students, wherever they come from. You might be pleasantly surprised by our fee rates. See the Fees and Charges section of our website to view international fees per course.

QMU Representation in Malaysia

AUG Student Services
Ipoh, Johor Bahru, Kota Bahru, Kuala Lumpur, Kuantan, Kuching, Melaka, Nilai, Penang, Segamat, Subang Jaya

Gen Education
Kuala Lumpur and Subang Jaya

JM Education Group
Cheras, Ipoh, Johor Bahru, Kota Kinabalu, Kuching, Penang, Petaling Jaya, Skudai Bahru, Sri Hartamas, Subang Jaya

Petaling Jaya and Kota Kinabalu


SI-UK Malaysia
Petaling Jaya

Kota Kinabalu

British Council
The British Council have a numbers of centres in Malaysia. Find your nearest centre.

Malaysian Representation in the UK

High Commission of Malaysia
45-46 Belgrave Square

T: +44 20 7235 8033
F: +44 20 7235 5161

Hear from our International Students on 'Why QMU?' below:

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Welcome to Queen Margaret University’s Malaysia country information page!

My name is Lingyun, and I am here to help and support you with your application, and to answer any question you may have. As someone who has benefitted from being an International student in the UK, I would be delighted to share my student experiences with you.

Students considering studying at Queen Margaret University will understandably have many questions at this time.  You are very welcome to get in touch with me by email: 


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