International students - South East Asia

Welcome to the University of Stirling in the heart of Scotland, UK. Here you will find lots of useful information for students from South East Asia including entry and English language requirements, scholarships and funding information, and where you can meet our representatives in-country.

Entry and English language requirements

Select your country below to find details of the international and English language qualifications we accept for undergraduate and postgraduate degrees. Please also check the specific grades and essential subjects required for your chosen course by checking our individual course pages.

If your country is not listed or you have specific questions about your qualifications then please email our International recruitment team at international@stir.ac.uk.

Cambodia

Undergraduate

For more details please contact Admissions and Access at admissions@stir.ac.uk or on +44 (0) 1786 467044.

Postgraduate

The University welcomes applications from students holding a minimum GPA of 3.0/4 or 70% in a Masters degree from a Cambodian institution.

Indonesia

Undergraduate

We normally require school leavers from Indonesia to complete a Foundation Year for entry to the University. Find out more about our Foundation and pathway programmes.

We also welcome applications from students who have completed one year of relevant university study.

Postgraduate

The Sajarna degree (S1) is considered equivalent to a UK Bachelor's degree. We welcome applications from students holding a GPA of 3.0 or above.

English language requirements

Submission of IELTS and other recognised English language tests may be waived on a case by case basis, if the medium of instruction at previous study was in English and within the last five years. We require an official letter from your university or college. Please note that this waiver does not apply for courses that require higher than an IELTS 6.0.

For further advice please email international@stir.ac.uk.

Malaysia

Undergraduate

Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia (STPM)

We welcome applications from students holding the STPM with 3 subjects, and with minimum grades of BBB, or UEC with an average grade of 75% or above.

International Baccalaureate

We consider the full diploma with overall points between 26 - 34 depending on the course. We may also stipulate certain subjects for some courses.

Postgraduate

We welcome applications from students holding Bachelor’s degrees with a minimum of 2.5 or above from a recognised university in Malaysia.

English language requirements

Submission of IELTS and other recognised English language tests may be waived on a case by case basis, if the medium of instruction at previous study was in English and within the last five years. We require an official letter from your university or college. Please note that this waiver does not apply for courses that require higher than an IELTS 6.0.

For further advice please email international@stir.ac.uk.

Myanmar

Undergraduate

The University of Stirling normally requires school leavers from Myanmar to complete a Foundation Year for entry to the University. For further information regarding the University of Stirling's Foundation programmes, please visit here.

Additionally, the University will welcome applications from students who have completed one year of relevant university study.

For more details please contact Admissions and Access at admissions@stir.ac.uk or on +44 (0) 1786 467044.

Postgraduate

The University welcomes applications from students holding a minimum GPA of 3.0/4 or 60% in a Masters degree.

Phillipines

Undergraduate

The University of Stirling normally requires school leavers from the Phillippines to complete a Foundation Year for entry to the University. For further information regarding the University of Stirling's Foundation programmes, please visit here.

Additionally, the University will welcome applications from students who have completed one year of relevant university study.

For more details please contact Admissions and Access at admissions@stir.ac.uk or on +44 (0) 1786 467044.

Postgraduate

The University welcomes applications from students holding a minimum GPA of 3.0/4 or equivalent in Masters degree.

Singapore

Undergraduate

We welcome applications from students holding a BBB at A level for most undergraduate courses. Please note that some courses may stipulate subject specific criteria.

Students who have studied a three year Polytechnic Diploma may be suitable for advanced entry into year 2 or 3 of a related four year undergraduate degree and subject to an assessment by academic department. Some courses are not suitable for advanced entry. In general, a GPA of 3.0 is required for consideration for Level 3 entry, a GPA 2.5 for Level 2 entry.

Postgraduate

We welcome applications from students holding a minimum of a second class, lower division (four year) Bachelor's degree (Honours).

English language requirements

Submission of IELTS and other recognised English language tests may be waived on a case by case basis, if the medium of instruction at previous study was in English and within the last five years. We require an official letter from your university or college. Please note that this waiver does not apply for courses that require higher than an IELTS 6.0.

For further advice please email international@stir.ac.uk.

Thailand

Undergraduate

MAW6

We normally require students studying towards the MAW6 to complete an appropriate Foundation programme for entry to undergraduate study. Find out more about our pathway options.

International Baccalaureate

We welcome applications from students studying towards the full International Baccalaureate diploma. Normally, applicants are required to obtain an overall score of between 26 - 34 points, depending on the programme they're applying to. Certain subjects may be stipulated dependent on the course being applied to.

Postgraduate

We welcome applications from students holding a GPA of 2.5 in their undergraduate Bachelor’s degrees for entry to most of our Masters level courses.

English language requirements

Submission of IELTS and other recognised English language tests may be waived on a case by case basis, if the medium of instruction at previous study was in English and within the last five years. We require an official letter from your university or college. Please note that this waiver does not apply for courses that require higher than an IELTS 6.0.

For further advice please email international@stir.ac.uk.

Vietnam

Undergraduate

High Graduation Examination (HGE)

We normally require students holding Vietnamese secondary school qualifications to complete an appropriate Foundation programme. Find out more about our Foundation and pathway programmes.

International Baccalaureate

We welcome applications from students studying towards the full International Baccalaureate diploma. Normally, applicants are required to obtain an overall score of between 26 - 34 points, depending on the course they're applying to. Certain subjects may be stipulated dependent on the course being applied to.

Postgraduate

We welcome applications from students holding 6/10 in the Bang Tot Nghiep Dai Hoc or Thac si, for entry to most of our Masters level courses.

English language requirements

Submission of IELTS and other recognised English language tests may be waived on a case by case basis, if the medium of instruction at previous study was in English and within the last five years. We require an official letter from your university or college. Please note that this waiver does not apply for courses that require higher than an IELTS 6.0.

For further advice please email international@stir.ac.uk.

Scholarships

We have several excellent scholarship opportunities that are available to students from South East Asia.

Undergraduate

See more undergraduate scholarships

Postgraduate

See more postgraduate scholarships

Get in touch

University representative

Get in touch with our international recruitment team for any questions you have about studying at Stirling:

Ciorstan MacGregor
International Recruitment Manager (South East Asia)
c.macgregor@stir.ac.uk
+44 (0) 1786 466646

Agents

We have a network of agents and representatives in South East Asia.  You can can contact any of our agents and apply to study with us through them.  Some agents may charge for provision of services so please check this directly with the agent.

Indonesia

Malaysia

Singapore

Thailand

Vietnam

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Meet us in your country/region

The University of Stirling regularly travels to South East Asia attending recruitment events, and visiting schools and colleges. Forthcoming trips are listed below. If there are no trips scheduled to take place, please contact us for more information.

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