Salford and Malaysia

Two international salford students taking a selfie

Studying at the University of Salford is truly an exciting experience. Our industry-focused courses prepare you for success and we will support you with your career long after you graduate. You will be taught by staff who are experts in their field, and you will put your learning into practice in real-world settings, such as through placements, live projects, field trips, or hearing from guest speakers.

our alumni community

When you graduate from Salford, you will join a community of over 180,000 alumni worldwide, including in Malaysia.

One of our Malaysian graduates called Alizan Mahadi is currently a Director at the Institute of Strategic & International Studies in Malaysia. Another notable graduate from Malaysia is Weng Keong who founded the Telford Group of Companies with a humble start-up loan of RM 20,000. Today, his business has expanded nationwide, and his group sales turnover reached over RM 85 million last year. He has recently become a finalist for the British Council 2021-22 Alumni Awards for Business and Innovation.

To help you succeed, we will offer you careers advice for life and help provide you with networking opportunities, events, and mentorship programmes. 

Living in Salford and Manchester

Our international students love how friendly and diverse our community is, and that our location balances exciting city living with our spacious green campus. 

Watch the video below to explore our location.

Living in Salford and Manchester
Salford and Malaysia

Contacts at the University of Salford

If you need any support in making an application or have a question relating to your offer you can contact James at


We are proud to offer a range of scholarships aimed at supporting high achieving international students. Explore our international scholarships.

Entry requirements

International Foundation Year

Applicants with a minimum of 5 SPMs (Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia) at grade C or above will be considered for the International Foundation Year.


Applicants with STPM (Malaysian A-levels) at grades CCC or above, or the Victoria certificate at grade B or above, or a Malaysian university matriculation 28 point aggregate (three higher level subjects), will be considered for undergraduate study.

Advanced undergraduate entry

Applicants with a polytechnic or college diploma, HND or advanced diploma, will be considered for entry to the second or third year of an undergraduate degree.

Taylor’s University Malaysia

Applicants who have completed and passed all year 1 modules on BSc Quantity Surveying at Taylor’s University will be considered for entry onto year 2 of our full-time BSc (Hons) Quantity Surveying degree.

Applicants who have completed and passed all year 2 modules of BSc Quantity Surveying at Taylor’s University will be considered for entry onto year 3 of our full-time BSc (Hons) Quantity Surveying degree.

If you are a student at Taylor’s University, your admission onto our courses will be at our discretion.

Pre-masters (graduate certificate in International Business)

Applicants who have completed a bachelor’s degree from a reputable Malaysian University with a minimum GPA of 2.75 will be considered for our graduate certificate in International Business programme.


Applicants who have completed a bachelor’s degree from a reputable Malaysian university with a minimum GPA of 2.75 will be considered for postgraduate study.

English language entry requirements

We accept SPM 1119 (grade C or above) as equivalent to UKVI IELTS 6.0/6.5. Additionally, applicants who have completed applicable courses at the following institutions are deemed to have qualifications equivalent to UKVI IELTS 6.0/6.5:

  • Taylors University
  • Tunku Abdul Rahman College University
  • INTI University and Universiti Teknologi Malaysia