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Entry requirements

As well as 'A' levels (as awarded in the UK secondary education system) we will accept a wide variety of international qualifications for entry to our programmes.

Entry Qualifications for Undergraduate Programmes:

 

Qualification

Entry requirements

Our standard offers are listed below but where we have places available, students may be admitted with slightly lower grades

  Mechanical Engineering Electrical & Electronic Engineering Aeronautics & Astronautics
A levels AAA or above at A level in Mathematics, and Physics with a pass in the physics practical* Offers typically exclude General Studies and Critical Thinking. *required if applicable AAA or above at A level in Mathematics, and Physics with a pass in the physics practical* Offers typically exclude General Studies and Critical Thinking. *required if applicable AAA or above at A level in Mathematics, and Physics with a pass in the physics practical* Offers typically exclude General Studies and Critical Thinking. *required if applicable
Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia (STPM)
AA in Maths and Physics plus A one other. AA in Maths and Physics plus A one other. AA in Maths and Physics plus A one other.
Diploma in Electrical Engineering, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) N/A First year entry with minimum GPA of 3.4. N/A
Diploma in Mechanical Engineering (Aeronautics), Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) First year entry with minimum GPA of 3.4. N/A First year entry with minimum GPA of 3.4.
International Baccalaureate 36 points overall, 18 at Higher Level, including 6 points in both Higher Level Mathematics and Higher Level Physics. Applicants who have not completed both Maths and Physics at Higher Level are not considered suitable for first year entry - foundation year route more appropriate.  36 points overall, 18 at Higher Level, including 6 points in both Higher Level Mathematics and Higher Level Physics. Applicants who have not completed both Maths and Physics at Higher Level are not considered suitable for first year entry - foundation year route more appropriate. 36 points overall, 18 at Higher Level,  including 6 points in both Higher Level Mathematics and Higher Level Physics. Applicants who have not completed both Maths and Physics at Higher Level are not considered suitable for first year entry - foundation year route more appropriate.
UEC Unified Examination Certificate- Senior Middle Level Students studying science track with AAAA including Additional Maths and Physics and not including Art, Chinese, Malay. Students studying science track with AAAA including Additional Maths and Physics and not including Art, Chinese, Malay. Students studying science track with AAAA including Additional Maths and Physics and not including Art, Chinese, Malay.
Australia - Year 12 ATAR minimum score of 98% (no rounding up) - excellent Maths & Physics grades  ATAR minimum score of 95% (no rounding) - excellent Maths & Physics grades ATAR minimum score of 98% (no rounding up) - excellent Maths & Physics grades
Monash University Foundation Year (MUFY) 310 with a minimum of 80% in maths and physics and subject to attending an extended technical induction programme 310 with a minimum of 80% in maths and physics and subject to attending an extended technical induction programme 310 with a minimum of 80% in maths and physics and subject to attending an extended technical induction programme
UTAR Foundation Year Overall GPA of 3.67 with A in Mathematics I, mathematics II, Mechanics and Thermodynamics and Electromagnetism Overall GPA of 3.67 with A- in Mathematics I, mathematics II, Mechanics and Thermodynamics and Electromagnetism Overall GPA of 3.67 with A in Mathematics I, mathematics II, Mechanics and Thermodynamics and Electromagnetism
HELP Foundation Year in Science Distinction overall (75-84) and high distinction (85-100) in either engineering maths or calculus, with distinction (75-84) in the other and distinction (75-84) in both physics modules. Distinction overall (75-84) and distinction in calculus, engineering maths application and in both physics papers. Distinction overall (75-84) and high distinction ( 85-100) in either engineering maths or calculus, with distinction (75-84) in the other and distinction (75-84) in both physics modules.
South Australian Matriculation (SAM) ATAR minimum score of 98% (no rounding up) - excellent Maths & Physics grades. ATAR minimum score of 95% (no rounding) - excellent Maths & Physics grades. ATAR minimum score of 98% (no rounding up) - excellent Maths & Physics grades.
US SAT I or ACT, plus Advanced Placement (AP) Considered on an individual basis by admissions tutor. 5/5/5 in APs (inc Calculus and Physics) and 1800 in SAT I (inc 600 in Maths and Reading) and GPA of 3.5 in High School Graduation Diploma. Considered on an individual basis by admissions tutor.
US High School Diploma plus Advanced Placement (AP) 5/5 in Calculus (either AB or BC) and Physics (both B & C) plus 1 group A subject (see list).This should be combined with a good High School Graduation Diploma (GPA of 3.3 or more). Considered on an individual basis by admissions tutor. 5/5 in Calculus (either AB or BC) and Physics (both B & C) plus 1 group A subject (see list).This should be combined with a good High School Graduation Diploma (GPA of 3.3 or more).
US High School Diploma plus SATS II Calculus 700+, Physics 700+ and one other at 700+. This should be combined with a good High School Graduation Diploma (GPA of 3.3 or more). Must be SATS level II and also not SATR. Considered on an individual basis by admissions tutor. Calculus 700+, Physics 700+ and one other at 700+. This should be combined with a good High School Graduation Diploma (GPA of 3.3 or more). Must be SATS level II and also not SATR.

This list contains the qualifications we see most often.  If you have a qualification that doesn't appear on this list, or if you have any questions about the qualifications needed for studying at University of Southampton Malaysia, please contact us.

As classes are conducted in English, all applicants must have an approved English Language qualification.

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