Queen's University Belfast welcomes students from Malaysia and from all over the world. Currently there are 160 Malaysian students enrolled at the University and we have 17,000 students from over 80 countries, 3,500 staff and 100,000 graduates worldwide. We're one of the UK's leading universities with a heritage dating back over 150 years.
We accept a wide variety of qualifications. Below you will find information on undergraduate and postgraduate entry requirements, English Language requirements, potential scholarships for international applicants and details of our overseas agents and representatives.
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Applicants with the following qualifications will be considered for direct entry to Queen's University Belfast's Bachelor degree programmes:
To be considered for entry to Medicine or Dentistry, the required STPM grades are A,A (in Chemistry and Biology) and A- in another subject excluding Pengajian Am (General Studies) and Bahasa Melayu (Malay Language).
College/Institute Diplomas - applicants holding a three-year post SPM diploma with good grades may be considered for direct entry to Stage two of undergraduate programmes on a case by case basis.
Please note that the grades required vary depending on the course of study. Further guidance on the entry requirements for each course can be found in the Undergraduate Coursefinder.
Entry to graduate diploma or taught masters programmes at Queen's University Belfast usually requires either a UK upper second-class (2:1) or a lower second-class (2:2) undergraduate degree. For most courses, your major subject or content of your Bachelor degree may also be considered. Please check the Postgraduate Course Finder for exact entry requirements.
The comparable Malaysian qualifications are as follows:
UK Upper Second-Class Honours (2:1)
A good Bachelor degree awarded by a recognised Malaysian university with Class 2 division 1 or a CGPA of 3.0/4.
UK Lower Second-Class Honours (2:2)
A good Bachelor degree awarded by a recognised Malaysian university with Class 2 division 2 or a CGPA of 2.8/4.
Advanced Diploma (Engineering/Science relevant) from Tunku Adbul Rahman College with CGPA 2.8 and above will be considered for entry to postgraduate taught Master's programmes in Engineering/Science.
If you are interested in Computing, Finance and Management courses, but do not meet the entry requirements, you may wish to consider a pre-masters Graduate Diploma offered by INTO Queen's.
Queen's University Admissions Office staff have expertise on a wide range of qualifications from around the world and will be able to assess your application's comparability to the UK entry requirement. Please ensure you upload copies of all official transcripts and final award certificates for programmes already completed and those currently being completed.
Students interested in undertaking a PhD at Queen’s University require good grades in their Bachelor and Masters degree programmes awarded by a recognised university, in addition to a strong research proposal.
Applicants will normally need to demonstrate a level of English equivalent to 6.5 IELTS or 90 TOEFL IBT (Internet based test). However, some degree programmes have higher or lower requirements (please check individual programme requirements in the relevant undergraduate or postgraduate University Coursefinder. The University considers the Cambridge GCE O Level English Language syllabus 1119 with good grades to be an acceptable English Language qualification, however for entry to Medicine or Dentistry an IELTS test is recommended. View the full list of acceptable English Language qualifications.
INTO Queen's University Belfast offers a wide range of English Language courses, which may assist students to meet the required standard of English language to be eligible for entry to degree programmes at the University. If you wish to apply for an INTO Queen's English course please contact email@example.com or consult the INTO website
Queen's University Belfast offers a range of scholarships for international students.
A list of other potential sources of funding for Postgraduate study can be found on the University's Postgraduate Office website.
You can make an application to study with Queen's through one of our local agents in Malaysia (see below), who will provide you with free guidance and support to submit your application.
Queen’s Local Representatives in Malaysia
We work with the following representatives in Malaysia, who can provide free advice and information about applying to Queen’s:
Offices in Kota Kinabalu, Penang and Petaling Jaya
Offices in Ipoh, Johor Bahru, Kuala Lumpur, Kuching, Malacca, Segamat Penang and Subang Jaya
Office in Penang
Offices in Bintulu, Kota Kinabalu, Kuala Lumpur, Kuching, Miri and Sibu
Offices in Penang and Kuala Lumpur
Offices in Ipoh, Johor Bahru, Kota Kinabalu, Kuching, Penang, Petaling Jaya and Subang Jaya
Office in Petaling Jaya
Office in Kuching
Office in Kuala Lumpur
Offices in Kota Kinabalu, Kuala Lumpur and Sibu
Offices in Alor Star and Penang
Offices in Ipoh, Johor Bahru, Penang, Subang Jaya and Taiping
Offices in Johor Bahru
Offices in Kota Damansara, Kota Kinabalu and Ipoh
Contact the International Office to find out which of our agents are local to you.
Queen's University Belfast
Meet us in your country
Mr Daniel Tackage, Queen's Regional Manager for South East Asia will be visiting Malaysia in March 2015. View an outline of the events and locations where you can meet Daniel and find out more about study opportunities at Queen’s.
For details of upcoming events and locations where you can meet with staff from Queen’s, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
For details on the application process for both undergraduates and postgraduates, please visit the University's How to Apply section.
INTO Queen’s University Belfast is a partnership with Queen's University which offers academic courses and English language programmes designed specifically for international students. The courses help prepare students for entry to university in the UK and acclimatise students to living and studying in a university environment.
INTO Queen's academic programmes include:
INTO Queen's English Language courses include: