Almost 500 students from Indonesia study undergraduate and postgraduate courses in London, with the majority studying at postgraduate level. Business, creative art and design courses are the most popular subjects for Indonesian students followed by social studies, engineering and communications courses.

How to apply to a London university

Follow these three steps to start your application today.

1. Find a course: Our course search enables you to search over 30,000 courses on offer in London. Register with us to save your favourite courses and to contact universities for further information on entry requirements.

2. Prepare and submit your application: The application process differs for undergraduate and postgraduate degrees.

  • If you wish to apply for an undergraduate degree, you will need to submit your undergraduate application via UCAS (Universities and Colleges Admissions Service).
  • If you wish to apply for a postgraduate degree, you will need to apply directly to the university via their own online application system. Contact your chosen university to find out more.

3. Check you are eligible for a UK student visa. Read our information on the Tier 4 Student Visa to make sure you are aware of the requirements in advance.

Entry requirements at London universities for students from Indonesia

Course entry requirements can vary depending on the university and degree you choose. The information below is only a guide so be sure to check the entry requirements for your favourite courses.

Entry Requirements for Undergraduate Courses (First degree)

Students who have taken A-levels, the International Baccalaureate or Advanced Placement exams will be considered for direct entry for undergraduate courses.

Applicants with Indonesian Secondary School qualification (STTB SMA or STTB SMA + SKN) are normally required to complete a foundation course or A-Levels before entering onto the first year of a bachelor degree.

For admission onto a foundation course, you would normally be required to achieve at least a grade 7 or above in the STTB SMA.

Entry Requirements for Postgraduate Courses (Second degree)

You will need a good Indonesian S1 Sarjan (Bachelor's degree) from a recognised university with good grades. GPA requirements differ and can range from 2.6 to 3.3 out of 4.

Remember, you can contact the international office at your chosen universities and they will tell you if your qualifications meet the requirements of your chosen course.

Indonesian Students living in London

Indonesian students in London will study amongst many other South East Asian nationalities and contribute to London’s vibrant and diverse population.

London is an increasingly popular education destination for students from Indonesia, with many drawn to the city in search of world-renowned institutions and a unique cultural experience. London offers the perfect blend of excellent academic facilities and endless opportunities to enrich your personal life though London’s many cultural offerings.

As an Indonesian student studying in London you can be sure to find lots of Asian events, societies, news and friends.

  • You will find Indonesian and South East Asian student societies at most London universities. These meet regularly and provide the perfect opportunity to make friends and enjoy South East Asian culture, food and events.
  • You can join the Asia-Pacific meet-up group which organises regular events and meet ups to bring together the Asian community in London.
  • The Indonesian cuisine is popular in London and a number of Indonesian restaurants can now be found across the city.

What London's Indonesian Students Say

"I chose to study in one of the best universities in the social science field, which happened to be located in London. At first, I did not know much about London. After I have lived here for several months, I find that London is such a lovely city. I love the art cultivating activities, the museums, the parks, etc. London is also an international city where I can meet almost everyone from any part of the world. I love London :)"
Syanne Helly, Social science student from Indonesia

"I chose to Study in London because I believe that I can get what I want and what I need here. Universities in London are really competent and have a high quality of education."
Siti Nuraeni, English education student from Indonesia

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