Applying for Pre-University
All about Pre-University
A summary of the most frequently asked questions on applying into Foundation en route to your UK degree.
Pathway Providers 101
A summary of the most frequently asked questions on what ‘pathway providers’ are and how they can help you.
Applying for Undergraduate Degree
Find guidance on the right course and university including rankings, research ratings, entry requirements, and more.Show all
- University rankings
- List of UK universities
- UK Universities in Malaysia
- Course styles and content
- University environment
- Entry requirements
- Applying for 2nd or 3rd year admission
- Average fees & costs
- Scholarships and student loans
- UK student reviews
- Official university QA reports
- What is the Research Excellence Framework?
- What are league tables?
Are university rankings really important? Rankings should not be the only factor that students focus on when determining their university choices. Read on to find out why.
List of UK universities
MABECS is the only UK education specialist in Malaysia with the widest network of UK university partners. Find out which universities these are.
UK Universities in Malaysia
UK universities have established their state-of-the-art campuses in Malaysia, allowing local students to pursue a world-class education at local price.
Course styles and content
The same subject can be taught in very different ways from one university to another. Find out about in course styles and content, and download our QuickGuides here....
The environment of the university that you choose can have a great impact on your student life at the university. Universities in the UK are located in towns and cities of varying sizes. Find out more...
Is the course you’re applying for accredited and recognised locally by the relevant professional body in Malaysia? Find out what to look out for.
Applying for 2nd or 3rd year admission
Is it possible to gain admission into the second or third year of a Bachelor’s Degree course in a UK university? Find out the possibility here and the steps to get there.
Average fees & costs
Fees vary significantly across the country and between universities. Read on to find out annual tuition fee ranges at UK universities and also average cost of living in the UK.
Scholarships and student loans
Looking for scholarships or loans for your UK studies? All your scholarship questions answered here, for both undergraduate and postgraduate applicants.
Official university QA reports
Having considered student reviews, it is also equally important to consider official QA reports of the university you are interested in. Find out more.
What is the Research Excellence Framework?
Learn more about the new system for assessing the quality of research in UK higher education institutions.
What are league tables?
League tables claim to rank the universities in order of excellence. Learn how you should look at league tables and questions you should ask about them.
Applying through UCAS
All things UCAS - from how to write a good personal statement, to mock interviews, and even monitoring students' application progress.Show all
Step-by-step overview of my application
Is your UCAS application too much to handle? Here’s a quick A-Z overview of a typical UCAS application with your MABECS education advisor’s help!
Application deadlines (2022)
Not all UK universities and courses have the same October deadlines. Read on to find out all application deadlines for 2019 entry.
Personal Statement 101
Find out firsthand from MABECS’ experienced UK education specialists on tips to do well in your personal statement, what to include and what not to include.
Your reference is an important part of your UCAS application. The reference is usually written by someone who knows you academically, for example, a teacher. Learn what should be included in your refe...
UCAS terms explained
UCAS can be a maze if you don’t understand terms such as Insurance or Clearing. It doesn’t refer to buying insurance, just in case you’re wondering. Here’s a list of frequently-encountered UCA...
What happens after you apply?
Feeling nervous about your application? Here’s what to expect after you’ve submitted your application.
Tests and requirements
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Register for IELTS
Register for your International English Language Testing System here. Tests will be conducted at the British Council test centre.
We also help to provide guidance from flight bookings, visa applications, and suitable accommodations to stay in.Show all
Applying for your UK student visa
Malaysian nationals intending to study in the UK will be required to apply for a student visa. Find out how.
Health and insurance in the UK
If you are a Malaysian intending to study in the UK, you are required to pay an Immigration Health Surcharge (HIS) when submitting your visa application. Learn more.
Student accommodation in the UK
Where should you stay in the UK - on campus or off campus? MABECS education advisors provide some tips here.
Packing for the UK
So you are all set to fly off to the UK, but what should you pack? Don’t miss out on this list!
Arriving in the UK and what to expect
Don’t be unprepared. Find out what to expect the moment you arrive in the UK
Working in the UK
Wondering what are the laws governing part-time work as a student in the UK? Or considering a job in the UK after graduation? We have the answers!
Applying for Postgraduate Degree
Postgraduate degree 101
From types of postgraduate degrees, entry requirement and how to apply, find out all about them here.