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St Mary’s University welcome applicants from all over the world to join our lively and diverse student community. There are currently more than 5,500 students from over 90 countries studying with us at our beautiful and historic campus in Southwest London.

Below you will find lots of useful information for applicants from Malaysia. Our International Enquiry Team (link to contact form) is available to support you through the applicant journey:

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Below is a list of our course categories:

Undergraduate academic requirements

All applications will be considered however, we do highly recommend the following qualifications to strengthen your application:

Applicants who have completed the Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia (STPM/Malaysia Higher School Certificate) with final grade BCC or UEC Unified Examination Certificate with C7 in 5 subjects will normally be considered for undergraduate entry.

Postgraduate academic requirements

Applicants who have attained a Bachelor’s Degree (Honours) from a recognised institution will normally be considered for postgraduate entry.

2:1 UK Degree Classification

  • Malaysian degree (classification): Class 2 division I
  • Malaysian degree (grade point average, 4.0): 3.0

2:2 UK Degree Classification 

  • Malaysian degree (classification): Class 2 division II
  • Malaysian degree (grade point average, 4.0): 2.8

In addition to the information above, there may be entry requirements specific to your chosen Degree Programme. We will also consider relevant work experience. Contact a representative in your county or the Regional Manager for more information.

English language requirements

We understand English may not be your first language and will accept a wide range of English Language tests to support your application. We also offer Pre-Sessional English Language programmes and In-sessional English Language Programmes.

Malaysian applicants who have attained Malaysian Sijil Pelajaran 1119 with Grade C in English Language may use this qualification as evidence of English Language proficiency.

If you have already completed an English Language qualification, please include the test results alongside your application as supporting documentation.

You can apply for the programme before you complete an English language qualification or if you are still studying. We will assess your application, including your personal statement and any qualifications you have already attained.

If you are suitable for the programme we will send you a Conditional Offer. This will explain which grades you need to be accepted onto the programme, and the deadline to provide supporting documentation.

There may be other conditions also, check the programme page for more information on entry requirements and contact us if you have any questions.


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Tuition fees

View our tuition fees for 2023/24.

Please note: tuition fees do not include accommodation.

Scholarships and funding

We are offering a number if £3,000 scholarships for undergraduate and postgraduate students.

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You can apply directly through our website for many of our programmes. Below you will find step-by-step guides to help you through the application process:

Once your application is submitted, it will be assessed by our Admissions office. If information is missing from your application you may be emailed for further documentation before your application can be processed.

Visas and immigration

Before you begin studying in the UK, you may require a Student visa. At St Mary’s we strictly adhere to UK Visa and Immigration regulations and will require you provide supporting documentation which meets UK government guidelines.

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St Mary's in Malaysia

We have appointed Agents in Malaysia who can provide information on St Mary’s, the UK and guide you through the application process.

We also often travel to Malaysia to attend events around the country.

Please contact the in-country representatives listed for more information on their services.

PDVL Overseas Advisory - Head Office (Kuala Lumpur)

Unit 2-16, PV 128, Jalan Genting Klang, 53300 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Tel: (+6) 0 3 41418180

Gen Education (Kuala Lumpur)

Unit 16.03, 16th Floor, Wisma MCA, 163, Jalan Ampang, 50450 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Tel: (+6) 03 2161 5875 / (+6) 03 2181 5875 / (+6) 012 320 0413/ (+6) 012 320 1763

GEN Education - Sunway office (Kuala Lumpur)

Suite 20-01 & 20-02B, Level 20, The Pinnacle, Persiaran Lagoon, Bandar Sunway, 47500 Subang Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia.
Tel: +6 03 5624 4477

PDVL Overseas Advisory (Penang)

Level 16, Gurney Paragon Office, Tower, Jalan Kelawei, Georgetown,10250, Penang
Tel: +604-2228846

Study International (Penang)

1-12A-3A SUNTECH @ PenangCybercity Lintang Mayang Pasir 3 11950 Bayan Buru Pulau Pinang Malaysia
Tel: 04-645 8585

PDVL Overseas Advisory (Kuching)

B424-B432,Tower B2, Level 4, ICOM Square Jalan Pending, 93450 Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia.
Tel: +6010 9826893

PDVL Overseas Advisory (Sibu Sarawak)

Floor 2, No. 12, Lorong Wong King Huo, 3A, 96000 Sibu, Sarawak, Malaysia
Tel: +6804 -339915

PDVL Overseas Advisory (Kota Kinabalu)

LOT B-1-2, 1st Floor, Block B, Karumsing Capital, Lorong Capital, 88100 Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia
Tel: +6088-253992

PDVL Overseas Advisory (Nilai)

LK2-01-3A, Laman Komnersil, Putra, Nilai, 71800 Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia
Tel: + 6067-330844

SI-UK Malaysia (Selangor)

Unit 43-G, Block D, Zenith Corporate Park Jalan SS7/26, Kelana Jaya, Petaling Jaya Selangor Malaysia
Tel: +60378861936

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For our full list of agents, please visit our in-country representatives page.

Explore the campus

Open days

If you're able to visit London, attending an open day is a fantastic opportunity to get an insight into what life is like as a St Mary's student. During the day you'll have the chance to:

  • Speak to current students to hear about their experiences so far
  • Meet your future academics to put a name and a face to who you'll be learning from
  • Take a tour of the University and the on-campus accommodation options
  • Get involved with activities going on across campus as you explore new surroundings

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Campus tours

There are plenty of opportunities for you to explore the campus, even if you can't make it to an Open Day.

We run campus tours every Wednesday at 12pm. If you'd like to join us for one of these tours please register your place for your preferred day.

Virtual tour

We know that for it's important to you to see where you'll be living and studying before you make your decision. However, we also know that for many people it's not always easy to make it to the campus.

That's why we've developed a virtual tour of campus, allowing you to explore that facilities and the beautiful views that we have to offer.

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Life at St Mary's

At St Mary's we offer you the best of both worlds: Our campus is in the London Borough of Richmond-upon-Thames - a safe and green area of the Capital - but travelling into Central London only takes half an hour!


We have high quality university halls available for new undergraduate students, including Superfast Wi-Fi, 24 hour security, and breakfast and dinner included (brunch on weekends) during the academic semester.

Students may also decide to live off-campus in a private accommodation within Twickenham, Teddington, Richmond and Kingston. Hello Student in Twickenham and IQ Student in Kingston offer private halls with short and long contracts for students. You’ll find more information on our private sector accommodation pages.


Postgraduates usually need a longer contract and a different study environment to undergraduates. Our postgraduate students will usually share a house or apartment in the local area with other postgraduate students, and use the St Mary’s StudentPad and the St Mary’s Find a Flatmate Facebook page to find a room or property to rent and other students to share with.

Some of our International undergraduates and postgraduates will choose to live in private student halls such as Hello Student in Twickenham or IQ Student in Kingston which offer short or long contracts for students. You’ll find more information on our private sector accommodation pages.

St Mary’s is one of London’s top-performing sports universities, and Sport St Mary's offers fitness classes, gym memberships, coaching and sports clubs for students of all abilities. We have state-of-the-art sports facilities equipped to world-class standards, as well as scholarships and funding opportunities for high performance athletes.

Whether you’re interested in pursuing a degree in sport or joining one of St Mary’s sports clubs, you will find all the sports facilities and quality training that you need to get involved and keep healthy and active..

Useful links

The High Commission of Malaysia in London

The High Commission of Malaysia in London has useful information for Malaysian nationals living in the UK.

UK Council for International Student Affairs (UKCISA)

The UK Council for International Student Affairs (UKCISA) is the UK's national advisory body serving the interests of international students and those who work with them.

British Council

The British Council provides comprehensive advice on many aspects of studying in Britain.

UKVI information on student visas

The website has all the information you need to know about study visas.

Study London

Study London is a great place learn more about studying in London.

Visit Britain

Useful information for people visiting Britain.

Visit England

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Visit London

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