Overview

By enrolling for a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree at IUMW students have the opportunity to study at our partner university, the University of Wales Trinity Saint David (UWTSD) in Wales, part of the United Kingdom. For undergraduate programmes, the study abroad period will usually take place during level 5 (semesters 3 and 4).

There are no additional tuition fees for IUMW Bachelor’s students to study in Wales, but from August 2020 onwards students who have NOT registered and paid to follow a dual awards programme will be required to pay a subsidised tuition fee of £1500 to study in Wales.

There are no additional tuition fees for dual awards Master’s students to study in Wales, but from August 2019 onwards students who have NOT registered and paid to follow a dual awards programme will be required to pay a subsidised tuition fee of £1850 to study in Wales.

UWTSD has attractive campuses located at some beautiful locations across Wales, which are in Carmarthen, Lampeter, and Swansea. Your choice of programme will determine which campus you study at while you’re in Wales.

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the requirements to join the mobility programme?
For an IUMW student to join the mobility programme, the student must be a registered UWTSD student and pay their Dual Awards fees to IUMW.

Are there any tuition fees to be paid there, or has that been included in the semester fees paid over the course of the year?
There are no tuition fees paid to UWTSD.

Approximately, how much money is needed for accommodation, food and bills once there?
It will be largely dependent on your lifestyle but a moderate lifestyle could be estimated at a budget of around RM30-40k. The student must provide evidence of being able to financially support themselves before going to Wales and send it along with the Erasmus application Form. The forms can be found on the IUMW Website.

Which modules will I study at UWTSD?
The student should consult with their Programme Coordinator in order to determine
a) The semester they are going, and;
b) The modules they will undertake at UWTSD

Who is responsible for applying for the visa?
The student is responsible for applying for the visa – however, Malaysian students do not need a visa to study in Wales.

What type of IELTS test do you need to sit?
The type of IELTS you have to take is ACADEMIC IELTS. You may contact Ms Asha for the registration on 012-5422339.

When do I need to submit the documents to apply for the mobility programme?
For an Academic year beginning in September (UWTSD, UK), all documents must be sent to the Wales Desk and Partnerships before the 1st July of that year.

What are the documents we need to prepare?
The Erasmus Form should be completed by the student and supported with the following documents:

  1. One completed application form to be signed and dated.
  2. One completed academic reference.
  3. Certified* copies of their original qualification certificates/ transcripts
  4. Copy of financial evidence
  5. Certified* copy of their passport
  6. Certified* copies of current and previously issued visas (if applicable)
  7. Certified* copies of current and previously issued CAS statements (if applicable)
  8. IELTS certificates from a UKVI approved IELTS centre (where English is not the first language).

    *A Certified Copy is a photocopy signed by a solicitor/lawyer/notary to confirm that it is an authentic copy.

What is the grading requirements for IELTS?

All mobility students going to Wales and those getting full registration with UW/UWTSD need IELTS of 6.0 or equivalent.

Are we still able to go to UWTSD considering the current pandemic situation?
UWTSD has postponed the mobility programme until at least September 2021- we await further updates from them regarding when it is once again allowed.

Who will pick us up from Heathrow airport?
If you arrange your arrival in line with UWTSD’s pick-up services, a representative from UWTSD will pick you up from Heathrow airport. The offer letter issued by UWTSD will provide the date and time of pick up.

Will accommodation be arranged for us?
There is no arrangement for accommodation for the student. However, students can arrange for accommodation once the offer letter from UWTSD is out. Students can also check the UWTSD website for information on accommodation arrangements.

Who do we liaise with to find a place to stay while we are there?
You can liaise with senior students who have already studied in Wales – that is the best way to ensure you will be comfortable with the place of stay.

For an Academic year beginning in January (UWTSD, UK); all documents must be sent to the Wales Desk and Partnerships before the 1st September of the previous year.

Additional information:

  • The Admissions Office at UWTSD will send an unconditional offer to students who wish to study at UWTSD for one semester.
  • Once a Malaysian student receives the Unconditional Offer Letter – they can use this to enter the UK for their short semester study
  • For an international student, upon receipt of the Unconditional Offer Letter – they can then apply for the study visa
  • Students who receive the Conditional Offer Letter will need to ensure the conditions stipulated are fulfilled. Once the conditions are fulfilled, UWTSD will issue an Unconditional Offer Letter, allowing students to travel to the UK (with a visa for foreign students).
IUMW programmes are aligned as far as possible with those of UWTSD, which makes academic transfer straightforward in most cases. Your programme coordinator can give you advice on which modules you should register for when you apply for study in UWTSD, so that you can transfer your credits back to IUMW upon completion of your semester.

To apply, please get in touch with your programme coordinator. You will need to fill in the international application form and return it with:

  • A statement of why you want to be considered for the programme
  • Two faculty recommendations
  • Transcript of grades
  • Approval for you to study abroad from your programme coordinator
Contact Information
Email: [email protected]