How MABECS can help

MABECS makes UK degree applications easy.

We take care of everything in your UK degree application with your cooperation - free of charge. Whichever stage of degree application you are at, MABECS consultants can jump in right away.

Here’s a quick overview of four major steps in the application process:

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Before applying

Find guidance on the right course and university including rankings, research ratings, entry requirements, and more.

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University rankings

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.

Course styles and content

The same subject can be taught in very different ways from one university to another. What’s a sandwich course and what’s project work? Find out the differences in course styles and content across...

University environment

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...

Accreditation

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.

Entry requirements

Different universities have different entry grades. Read on to find out more.

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.

UK student reviews

Discover real UK student reviews by the UK’s National Student Survey (NSS).

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.

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Applying through UCAS

All things UCAS - from how to write a good personal statement, to mock interviews, and even monitoring students' application progress.

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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 consultant’s help!

Application deadlines (2019)

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

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.

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Tests and requirements

PTE, UKCAT or LNAT tests are available through MABECS without having to find another third party.

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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.

Register for LNAT

Register for your the Law National Aptitude Test here.

Register for UKCAT

Register for your UK Clinical Aptitude Test here.

Register for PTE Academic

Register for your PTE Academic here.

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Pre-departure help

We also help to provide guidance from flight bookings, visa applications, and suitable accommodations to stay in.

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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.

Banking and finances in the UK

Learn about spending money in the UK and banking matters.

Student accommodation in the UK

Where should you stay in the UK - on campus or off campus? MABECS consultants 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!

University of Leicester, England

Leicester

At the heart of the UK, Leicester is a leading university committed to international excellence, world-changing research and high quality, inspirational teaching. Celebrating diversity among its staff and students; widening participation in higher education; engaging with local, national and international communities – all of these are part of what Leicester does and who it is.

Founded in 1921 as a memorial to the Great War, the University of Leicester has a proud history of ambitious projects that lead to amazing discoveries. This is where genetic fingerprinting was invented in 1984 and home of the team who found King Richard III. In its second century, it will continue to aspire to be the very best in everything that it does.

University of Leicester’s standing

  • 22nd-28th in the UK and 201st-300th in the world in the Shanghai Ranking
  • 34th in the Complete University Guide 2019
  • 38th in the Times/Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019
  • 63rd in the Guardian University Guide 2019
  • Leicester was awarded Silver in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF)
  • Leicester was named runner-up University of the Year in the Times/Sunday Times University Guide 2014

Times Higher Education World University Rankings

Leicester has achieved its highest ever global ranking. Ranked 159th in the world (up from 172nd in 2017). The Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings lists the best global universities based on core missions including teaching, research, knowledge transfer and international outlook. In the first THE European Teaching Ranking, piloted this year, Leicester ranked in the 51-75 band. This puts Leicester in the 33-43 band for UK universities on teaching related metrics.

QS World University Rankings

First compiled in 2004, the QS World University Rankings currently ranks 1,000 of the world’s finest universities. Leicester is placed 223rd in the 2019 QS World University Rankings, up an impressive 15 places from the previous year. This places Leicester 31st in the list of UK universities included in the ranking.

University of Leicester’s research

Leicester is ranked in the top 25 universities in the Times Higher Education REF Research Power rankings. The Power ranking takes into account both the quality of research and the number of research-active staff who made REF returns. Research power is important because it gives a strong indication of a combination of world-class research, international impact, critical mass and sustainability.

75% of Leicester’s research was judged to be internationally excellent with wide-ranging impacts on society, health culture,and the environment. That Leicester also entered a substantial proportion of academics (84%) to the REF demonstrates that its academics are continuing to develop and build upon its world-leading research.

Source: University of Leicester’s website

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Undergraduate & Postgraduate:
https://le.ac.uk/study/international-students/countries/asia/malaysia

DOES UNIVERSITY OF LEICESTER ACCEPT MALAYSIA’S ENGLISH 1119 TEST RESULTS?

Yes! Read more here.

DISTANCE FROM LONDON

102 miles (1.5 hours by train)

University Info

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    HELP University
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    KDU University College
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    International Islamic School Malaysia

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