University of Sussex Representative Shares Postgraduate Study Options with XMUM Students


On 23 October 2018, Ms Lilian Chua, Regional Manager of University of Sussex visited Xiamen University Malaysia (XMUM) to share about opportunities the students can gain if they choose to pursue postgraduate study at University of Sussex. Sussex is ranked 39th in the world for Media and Communication, Geography and Politics and 50th for Business and Economics, according to Times Higher Education World University Ranking 2018-19.

In the talk, Ms Lilian shared and discussed the privileges XMUM students can enjoy if they choose to study at Sussex. University of Sussex offers postgraduate programmes of various disciplines, and students are encouraged to apply forMaster Courses which are unrelated to their undergraduate studies.

Here are the highlights for XMUM students:

1.     There is no requirement for GRE or GMAT.

2.     Malaysian students do not need to take any English Proficiency Test (i.e. IELTS, TOEFL, etc.) when they meet C6 and above in their 1119 English for SPM.

3.     Scholarship and fee waiver designed specially for XMUM students is under discussion. Once there is any update on the information, students will be notified.

4.     Some of the Masters courses offer a 15-month programme where students will study 12 months and get a three months’ placement.

5.     Students can apply for two programmes at once and later choose to enrol in the most interested one.

To apply for the postgraduate programme at Sussex, student can visit The flowchart below is a step-by-step guideline for applying to the University of Sussex.

Should any students want to know more about the postgraduate programmes or any information related to Sussex, please do not hesitate to visit the international affairs office at B1#203 or email us at

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