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University of Southampton Malaysia

How to apply

Apply to University of Southampton Malaysia by completing the online application form.

If you are looking to study with us but need funding to do so, we have a list of scholarships for local and international students.

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Step One

To enable the faster processing of your application, we encourage applicants to include all the necessary documents:

Required Documentation
One academic reference: this should be from your current or most recent place of study and should be on the institution’s official letter head, signed by the referee and carry the institution's official stamp
Official academic transcripts: these must be certified by your institution
Transcripts showing previous academic awards: these must be certified as true copy by the awarding institution or by a University of Southampton official agent
Forecast results: if official results are not available, these must be certified by your institution
Evidence of your English Language Qualifications: We need to ensure that your listening, written and spoken English skills will enable you to enjoy the full benefit of your studies. You will need an International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score of 5.5 (with no component below 5.5) or an equivalent qualification (Band A).
For more information see our English language requirements. See below for a breakdown of entry requirements for the Language and non-Language pathway English language entry requirements.
Identification: A copy of your National Registration Identity Card (NRIC) for Malay students or Passport for international students.
Personal statement: this must state why you have chosen the University of Southampton Malaysia, and the programme you have applied for. The statement should not exceed more than 700 words and must be in PDF Format.

Step Two

Go to the online application, ensure you fill in all the information, there is no need to create a username and password, this is done automatically when you save your application.

Step Three

You can exit your application at any time, save your application and the system will automatically provide you with a unique login and password. Visit resume your application

After you have completed your online application, an email receipt will be sent to your registered email address. The receipt contains your unique participant ID as well as instructions to complete your registration.

Step Four

Please scan and send all the required documents to admissions.malaysia@soton.ac.uk together with your unique participant ID as reference.

The admissions team will process your application upon receipt of your form and supporting documentation. You will receive updates through email and a decision is usually made within one week, dependent on time of year and the faculty receiving your application.

Application Deadlines:

IntakeMalaysian StudentsInternational Students
April 10 April 2020 14 February 2020
July 26 June 2020 15 May 2020
September 21 August 2020 26 June 2020

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English language requirements

Students who achieve band FY IELTS 5.5 overall with a minimum of 5.5 in all components will be required to follow the language pathway where students take the module English for Engineers and Scientists in semester one and two, as well as Communication in English in semester zero.

Students who achieve Band B IELTS 6.5 overall, with a minimum of 5.5 in all components (or GCE O-Level (1119) Grade C) will only require English language classes in the first semester.

For more information on other English language qualifications approved by the University, please visit the English Language requirements page.

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Find out more information on the UK Border Agency’s English language requirements

If you are unsure about our entry criteria, please contact us who will be happy to provide advice in advance of your application

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