Welcome Malaysian students to the University of Northampton

Applications for September 19 are still open

With over 100 International students joining us every year, we have developed an experienced network of services and facilities to help you make the most of your time with us.

Choose from a variety of courses to study

If you are currently studying STPM, UEC, IB, A-Level, Malaysian Ministry Matriculation or SAM qualification in Malaysia, you can study 3-year Bachelor degree programmes in a range of subjects at UON. Take a look at the courses we have available.

If you are currently studying a diploma or advanced diploma with 6 semesters or more in Malaysia, you have the opportunity to top-up your diploma to a full Bachelor degree. Top-up programmes at University of Northampton are one year in duration and are designed for current third year Undergraduate Degree or Diploma students to top-up to a full honours degree. Take a look at our top-up courses.

We also welcome students who graduated with a Bachelor degree in Malaysia on to our Master’s programme. Take a look at our Master’s courses.

Download our guide to University of Northampton for Malaysian students.


  • Undergraduate (Level 4)


    Minimum Entry Requirement

    UK or Internationally recognised foundation 55% or above
    A-Levels BCC
    IB 25 points
    • STPM
    • Malaysian Ministry Matriculation
    • UEC
    • SAM
    • 4 passes grade C
    • CGPA 2.7
    • 5 credit including English
    • 78 ATAR

    Undergraduate Top-Up (Level 6)


    Minimum Entry Requirement

    Advanced / Higher Diploma CGPA 2.7
    Completion of a two year Undergraduate Degree at a recognised public or private institution (CPD registered) CGPA 2.7


    Postgraduate (Level 7)


    Minimum Entry Requirement

    Bachelor’s Degree 2:2 classification or CGPA 2.7
  • If English is not your first language, you will also need to demonstrate that your level of English is adequate to succeed on your course. For Bachelor degrees, you will normally require IELTS 6.0 (or SPM 1119 grade C or above) with no score below 5.5, For Master’s programmes you will normally require IELTS 6.5 (or SPM 1119 Grade B or above) with no score below 5.5.

    Some courses may have different requirements and you should check on the course information pages for your chosen programme. See full details on our English Language Requirements page.

    • The University of Northampton International Scholarship Scheme is a merit-based scholarship that provides up to a 30% reduction in tuition fees. All Malaysian undergraduate and postgraduate taught course offer holders with GPA 2.7 or 5B’s UEC or 28 points IB or 80ATAR or BBCC STPM or 2:1 or above, IELTS 6.0 (UG), 6.5 (PG) with no band below 5.5 (or equivalent) are eligible for scholarships
    • You do not have to apply for this scholarship separately from your initial application and you will be informed of the outcome in your offer letter.


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