International Students



Are you a brave thinker? Are you willing to push boundaries and make exciting discoveries? If so, UCL is the university for you.

We are London's Global University

Around 600 students from Singapore are currently studying at both undergraduate and graduate levels. UCL is known as London’s Global University: 48% of our students are international, representing over 150 different countries.

A world class education

We are a world-leading, research-intensive university, currently ranked 8th in the World, in the QS World University Rankings 2022, and 1st in London for research power in REF 2021. Our students are encouraged to realise their potential and learn from world leading academics in an intellectually challenging and inclusive environment.

Find the programme for you

Choose from over 400 specialist bachelor’s programmes, 500 master’s programmes, and a huge variety of PhDs, from Anthropology to Neuroscience.

From day one you will focus on your chosen subject area and will be encouraged to develop as an independent learner. Many programmes allow you to take modules from other departments to ensure that you can broaden your understanding of our complex world.

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Being a UCL student is about more than challenging yourself academically, it’s also about getting involved in our dynamic community. Experience our exciting city and bring your real-world experience into the classroom.

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Undergraduate Entry Requirements

The minimum entry requirements for undergraduate programmes at UCL can be found below. However, specific entry requirements for some programmes may differ and may also be higher. You should refer to the undergraduate prospectus which allows you to choose the relevant programme and then select your country from the list in the International Qualifications sections.

Minimum equivalent entry requirement for A-level grades ABB (2022 entry)

Award of one of the following will be considered:

  • SIPCAL: ABB in Singapore/Cambridge A-levels at H2 level
  • NUS: NUS High School of Mathematics and Science Diploma awarded with a GPA of 3.9/5.0
  • Singapore Polytechnic Diploma: Successful completion of the Diploma with a final GPA of 3.4/4.0

For any other qualifications please contact the regional representative listed for Singapore.

Graduate Entry Requirements

Entry to Master’s programmes at UCL requires a strong undergraduate degree. Please note entry to some doctoral programmes (e.g. MPhil/PhD) will also require a Master's degree. The entry requirements for individual courses can be found on the graduate prospectus. The equivalent qualifications from the US can be found below in the minimum entry requirements.

Minimum entry requirements

UK Upper second-class (2:1)

The award of any of the following:

  • Bachelors (Honours or 4 years) from a recognised university at Upper Second Class Honours, or Cumulative Average Point of 4.0/5.0

UK Lower second-class (2:2)

The award of any of the following:

  • Bachelors (Honours or 4 years) from a recognised university at Lower Second Class Honours, or Cumulative Average Point of 3.5/5.0

For any other qualifications please contact the regional representative listed for Singapore.

Fees and Funding

Tuition Fees

Tuition fees vary by programme and you can find the exact fee on the specific programme page on the prospectus for both undergraduates and graduates.

  • Average undergraduate tuition fees vary between £26,200 - £47,000
  • Average graduate tuition fees vary between £26,200 - £45,000

You can find further information about our fees on our Fees and Funding pages.


Singaporean students are eligible to apply for scholarships at UCL. You can find all available scholarships on our Scholarship Finder.

Cost of Living

We know that you will want to carefully consider your finances when thinking of studying abroad, so we have created an overview of your potential living costs which we hope will help you plan and draw up a realistic budget.

Many of our students work part-time, and our Careers service and Student Union can help you find work. If you do plan to work, please ensure you’re abiding by the conditions of your visa.

Student clubs and societies

Whether you’ve visited or lived in London before, UCLSS has everything you need to make London your home from home for the duration of your study.

Join UCL Singapore Society #UCLSingSoc #UCLSS

As one of the largest Singapore societies in the UK for university students, there is a real sense of family, home and cultural connection with UCLSS.

Your year will kick off with an exciting pre-departure event in Singapore and will set the tone for an exciting social calendar with UCLSS. UCL Singapore Society. Home away from Home. One Family, One UCLSS.

Our alumni

More than 300,000 UCL alumni live in more than 190 countries worldwide. These include novelists, Olympians, Nobel Prize winners, poets, filmmakers, inventors, entrepreneurs and more. Our international alumni community includes more than 4,000 Singaporean alumni living, working and studying in Singapore and around the world with the Singapore Alumni networking having been active since 1993.

Lists of Visits

Representatives from UCL visit Singapore throughout the year to meet prospective students. This includes fairs, visits to schools and universities and independent counselling sessions. They are an ideal opportunity to speak to us and learn more about UCL and our courses.

You can find a list of our upcoming visits and events on our UCL Visits Your Country page. You can also reach out to us for an individual appointment. See contact details above.