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East Asia

Located in one of the most well-connected areas in London. A stone's throw from London Bridge, East London is a hub of; art, culture and innovation. This is reflected in our programmes and career services, as we ensure students are prepared for the rapidly-changing world and the digital future.

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  • 139 Nationalities

    Meet students from all around the world, whilst getting a global education in Europe's hub of innovation.

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    Benefit from placement year options on many programmes and gain valuable industry experience.

Entry REQUIREMENTS

Malaysia

Malaysia Certificate of Education (SPM) with minimum grade C6 or one of the following: A Levels; STPM with grades A-D; UEC five subjects with grades B5 or above; Pass foundation course


Thailand

Higher Secondary School Certificate (MAW 6) with grade 50% or above and one of the following: Pass foundation course; Associate Degree with a minimum of CGPA of 2.3; Diploma in Vocational Education/Higher Certificate


Vietnam

Upper Secondary Graduation Certificate with 8.5 or higher and pass the University Entrance Exam in Vietnam; Upper Secondary Graduation Certificate from Gifted High Schools with 8.5 or higher; Upper Secondary Graduation Certificate with 6 or higher also passed a recognized Foundation/Access course


Indonesia

Senior Secondary School Certificate of Completion (STTB SMA) with minimum grade 6 and one of the following:1. Pass foundation course 2. First year of Strata 1/Sarjana degree with CGPA of 2.7 or above 3. Diploma D2 with good grades


Philippines

High School Diploma (Katibayan) with 85% Form 137A or 138A and pass Associate Degree (Asoyado).


South Korea

Students must have completed a recognised Foundation/Access Course OR one of the following with grades Su, Wu or Mi (75%+): Junior Vocational College Diploma also known as Associate degree from Junior Vocational College; Senior High School Diploma from a Special School (i.e. Foreign Language Schools, Science Schools, and International Schools) (Godung Hakkyo Jolupjang 고등학교 졸업장) ; Vocational High School Certificate (실업계 고등학교 졸업).


Singapore

Singapore/Cambridge GCE O Levels and A Levels


Japan

Students must have passed the Kotogakko Sotsugyo Shomeisho (Upper Secondary School Leaving Certificate) with grade C or above and have successfully completed one of the following: A recognised Foundation/Access Course; SAT (Scholastic Achievement Test) 1 with a composite score of 1600 over the 3 components; Exceptional students who have completed the Kotogakko Sotsugyo Shomeisho (Upper Secondary School Leaving Certificate) with excellent results 4.5/5 may be considered for direct entry to year 1.


Taiwan

Students must have passed the Senior High School Leaving Certificate and have successfully completed one of the following: A recognised Foundation/Access Course; The first year of their Bachelors degree with an overall average of 70%; The Junior College Diploma (please see advanced entry); Students who have passed the Senior Higher School Leaving Certificate with excellent results (As or Bs in all subjects) may be considered for direct entry.


Hong Kong

Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education (HKDSE) Examination with 333. Basic Requirements: students should be taking at least 6 Category A subjects i.e. 4 Core Subjects plus 2 Elective Senior Secondary subjects. Students should have passed all 6 subjects at level 3 or above.


Macau

Students must have passed one of the following: 1st year of a degree or Associate’s degree, Diploma or Higher Diploma


Mongolia

Students must have passed the Gerchilgee (Secondary School Leaving Certificate) or General Certificate of Vocational Education AND one of the following: A recognised Foundation/Access Course; A 2 or 3 year Higher Education Diploma

Malaysia

Bachelor’s degree from a Malaysian university with a CGPA of 2.5 or above, or Second Class Honours 2.2 Bachelor’s degree from a UK university


Thailand

Bachelor’s Degree with a minimum CGPA of 2.5
Vietnam

Bachelor’s degree with 6.5 or above; or Masters Degree.
Indonesia

Strata1/Sarjana degree with a CGPA of 2.7 or above.
Philippines

Master’s Degree (Masterado, Dalubhasa and Kadalubhasaan) or Bachelor’s Degree (Batsilyer) with a minimum CGPA of 2.5 from recognised institutions
South Korea

Students must hold a 4 or 6 year Bachelors (Haksa) Degree (140 credits & 180 credits respectively) with a CGPA of 3.0 or above (out of 4.5)
Singapore

Second Class (2.2) Honours Bachelor’s Degree
Japan

Students must hold a good Bachelors/Gakushi Degree with an average of 65%/CGPA 2.7 or above (although please see note on AA (A+) Grading systems below) and have completed at least 64 credits (out of 120-140)
Taiwan

Students must have completed one of the following: A good 4 year Bachelors Degree from a national or recognised private university with an overall average of 70% or above. Students from a private university will be required to obtain 80% or above. or A Junior College Diploma followed by a 2 year ‘top up degree’ from a national or recognised private university with an overall average of 70% or above. Students from a new private university will be required to obtain 80% or above.
Hong Kong

Students must hold a minimum of a Secondary Class Bachelors (Honours) Degree from a Hong Kong university.
Macau

Students must hold a Bachelor degree / Licenciatura with Second Class Honours or above or GGPA 2.5 / 4.0
Mongolia

Students must hold a Bachelor’s Degree with an overall average students should hold a bachelor’s degree with good grades (average of 80%/CGPA 3.0/B) or A Master’s degree

 

ENGLISH LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS

To study at UEL you must demonstrate that your English level is at the standard for university study. We accept a number of different English language qualifications/tests for entry onto our courses, with IELTS being the most common.

The Duolingo English Test is an online English proficiency test that can be taken online, on-demand, in under an hour for only $49. The test is taken via a computer with a camera and includes a proficiency score, video interview, and writing sample which are shared with the University of East London when you send your results. Certified results are available within 48 hours of the test session.

We do not accept:

  • IELTS General
  • TOEIC
  • IGCSE / GCE O Levels in English Literature. Only English Language is accepted

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What our students say

My studies at UEL have been amazing, as I have made a lot of friends from different backgrounds and cultures. Qualified, skilled and professional staff are playing an important role in my studies. They've assisted me in accessing professional knowledge and development within the architecture industry, to be employable in the future. This is beyond what I even expected and has really set the bar for me.

Eugene Yu Jin Soh, Malaysia , BA (Hons) Architercture (ARB/RIBA Part 1)

Meet your Recruiter

ABOUT ME - Patrick Douse, Senior Regional Manager

I'm Patrick and I've spent most of my life gaining valuable life experience through my travels. I cannot advocate how much this has enriched my life and how many students I've seen enrich theirs and reach heights of success, through their choice to pursue a degree in abroad. The amazing thing about UEL is that everyone get's assigned a guide, so you never have to consider these big decisions alone.

Completing an application is one thing, but what happens next? How do you apply for housing, scholarships, possibly a visa? What do you need to consider when studying abroad? Don't worry, I'm here to help you take it step-by-step and anytime you need me, I'll only be a call or an email away!

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