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Welcome to the country information for students from Malaysia.

With over 20,000 students, including international students from 154 countries, and 38 students from Malaysia, Kingston University is the largest provider of higher education in south-west London, offering an extensive range of courses in business, law, engineering, science, computing, the arts, social sciences, art and design.

Based in an attractive location on the River Thames, just 30 minutes from central London, Kingston is known for its career-focused courses and excellent teaching quality.

  • No. 40 in UK (Guardian University Guide 2020)
  • No. 1 in London for Journalism, Sports Science, Pharmacy, Fashion and Design (Guardian 2019)
  • Global Top 100 'Young Universities' (QS World University Rankings 2018)

Partner institutions in Malaysia

Nilai University College

Kingston University is delighted to be partnered with Nilai University College in Malaysia for the following programme:

Language requirements

All students from outside the United Kingdom need to meet our English language requirements. In addition to IELTS, we also accept the SPM 1119 English (minimum grade C).

If you don't achieve the required score, you may be eligible to join our pre-sessional English language course.

Academic entry requirements

Level of EntryGeneral qualification requirement
 Undergraduate Sijil Palajaran Malaysia (SPM) - Certificate of Education
  • International Foundation Year will be required
Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia (STPM) - Higher School Certificate
  • 64 UCAS tariff points: 2
  • 96 UCAS tariff points: 2.33
  • 112 UCAS tariff points: 2.67
  • 128 UCAS tariff points: 3.33
 Postgraduate  Bachelors degree (3 or 4 years)
  • UK 2:1 equivalent: 2.8/4.0
  • UK 2:2 equivalent: 2.6/4.0

Meet us in Malaysia

We visit Malaysia on average once a year, typically in November or January. You can expect to meet us in Kuala Lumpur. Find out about our scheduled visits.

Overseas educational representatives in Malaysia

Below is a list of university representatives in Malaysia. Please contact your nearest representative if you would like further information:

Contact us

International enquiries
Tel: +44(0)20 8417 3411