Liverpool enjoys many long-standing links with Malaysia and offers a warm welcome to Malaysian students. We have more than 2,500 alumni based in Malaysia, with over 390 living in Kuala Lumpur. Our University of Liverpool Malaysian Alumni Association (ULMAA) has been helping Malaysian alumni network since 2010.

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Liverpool is a hub for students from all parts of the UK and around the world so I enjoy learning about different cultures whilst learning from lecturers who are at the peak of their careers and research.

Ching Chen, Malaysia, BSc Biomedical Sciences

Entry requirements: which qualifications do you need?




These are considered the same as UK A-levels. Grades in three of the five subjects must meet our A-level grade requirements. Please check the specific course page for the standard offer.


A minimum of 5 subjects, excluding Chinese, Bahasa Malay and Book Keeping and Commerce and with subject specific requirements, where appropriate. For example:

  • A levels grades AAA - UEC A2 in five subjects
  • A levels grades AAB - UEC A2 in three subjects and B3 in two subjects
  • A levels grades ABB - UEC A2 in two subjects and B3 in three subjects

Malaysian Polytechnic Certificates (2 years post SPM)

Diplomas (3 years post SPM)

GPA of 3.2 minimum

Diploma holders with a minimum GPA of 3.0 may be considered for second year entry

South Australian Matriculation

Aggregate score of 350 to 400

Victoria Certificate of Education

Grade B average

Canadian High School Diploma

70 to 80 per cent overall

Pre-university and ITM Diploma

Holders with good grades can be considered for entry into year two


The Liverpool School of Law has transfer partnerships with Brickfields Asia College, HELP University, INTI International University and Taylor's University which allow successful applicants to transfer their studies to our LLB Law programme.

Management and Business

Students who successfully complete the Foundation in Arts, Diploma in Business Studies or Bachelor of Business (Hons) at HELP University College may be admitted into Year 1 or 2 of the BA or BSc programmes in the University of Liverpool Management School.

What if I do not meet the required academic level?

If your previous study has not been specialised enough or if your grades are just below our direct entry requirements, you may still gain a place through the University of Liverpool International College.

Postgraduate Taught



Bachelor degree (Honours) with minimum second class, GPA around 3.0/4.0 or 7.0/10 or 75 per cent.

English language

For all levels of study we require a minimum in Malaysian SPM 1119 of grade C (grade B for Medicine and Dentistry). Please see our full list of English Language Entry Requirements for the accepted qualifications.

Postgraduate Research



Bachelor degree (Honours) with very good grades.

English Language

For all levels of study we require a minimum in Malaysian SPM 1119 of grade C (grade B for Medicine and Dentistry). Please see our full list of English Language Entry Requirements for the accepted qualifications.

Each research degree lists the English language requirements you'll need to apply.

English language requirements

To study at the University of Liverpool, you’ll need to demonstrate you can speak English. If you need a visa to study in the UK, evidence of competency in English is required to secure your visa.

English Language  SPM 1119 Grade c


We offer a generous range of scholarships and awards for international students. These include:

Browse the full range of undergraduate, postgraduate taught and postgraduate research scholarships.

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