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Indonesia entry requirements

This page outlines the entry requirements for students who normally live in Indonesia and wish to study at the University of St Andrews. This includes the academic and English language requirements, as well as information on fees, scholarships and visas.  

  • For entry into undergraduate study at St Andrews, you must meet the University's entry requirements as outlined below. If you have graduated from a high school with a national school leaving certificate, we would also expect you to have one of the following:

    • Foundation programme certificate: Our International Foundation Programmes offer a range of programmes providing excellent preparation for undergraduate academic study. at the University of St Andrews.
    • International Baccalaureate (IB): 36 (HL 6,6,5) to 38 (HL 6,6,6 plus SL 6,6,6). From 2021, programmes requiring  A-levels Mathematics will accept either Mathematics: Analysis and Approaches or Mathematics: Applications and Interpretation at higher level. 
    • A-levels: AAB to A*A*A
    • SQA Highers: AAAB to AAAAB 

    You will also be expected to meet the University's general entry requirements as listed on the individual course page for your intended programme. 

    Applicants to Medicine should refer directly to the medicine course pages.

    This information is for general guidance; we consider each application on its own merits, as outlined in the admissions policy.

    For more information please contact the Admissions team by emailing admissions@st-andrews.ac.uk.

  • To be eligible for the GOYO, your national high school qualification must be obtained after 12 or 13 years of full-time education and be recognised as equivalent to AS Level or above.

    • STTB SMA: 7 or 70 points

    The grades shown are a guide only. We make offers on a holistic basis, looking at your whole application and not only your academic results. Where your grades are slightly below our stated academic requirement, you should ask your referee to provide an explanation in your high school reference or address this issue in your personal statement.

    International students who have completed fewer than 12 years of schooling, or who have obtained IGCEs or equivalent as their school leaving qualification, may be eligible for our International Foundation and International Year One Science programmes.

  • Postgraduate candidates will be expected to hold a Sarjana I (Bachelor degree) with a GPA of 3.3/4.

    Postgraduate entry requirements may be higher depending on the School and the programme you wish to study. For more information please contact the Admissions team by emailing admissions@st-andrews.ac.uk

    The degree of MD (Medicine) requires a medical qualification that is recognised by the UK General Council.

    This information is for general guidance; we consider each application on its own merits, as outlined in the admissions policy.

  • All students entering the University must provide evidence that they can use English well enough to study effectively at St Andrews.

    We accept a wide range of language tests and qualifications as proof of English language proficiency. If you were educated outside the UK or use English as an additional language, you should include information about your English language proficiency with your application.

    Undergraduate English language requirements

    For full information about the language tests and qualifications that the University accepts for undergraduate applicants, please see the English language requirements for undergraduates.

    Postgraduate English language requirements

    For information on the language tests and qualifications which the University accepts for postgraduate students, please see the English language requirements for postgraduates.

    Pre-sessional courses

    In order to fully prepare yourself for academic study, you can attend one of our pre-sessional courses. These combine language development with academic skills and orientation and provide an excellent introduction to university life.

    It may be a condition of your offer that you are required to take a 10-week or 4-week pre-sessional course.

    You can find out more about pre-sessional courses in the pre-sessional courses section.

    Visas and English language proficiency

    Overseas students typically need a visa to study in the UK. See the visa section below to find out more about the English language proficiency tests required to obtain a visa.

  • In order to obtain a visa, UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) requires students to have passed a 'SELT' - a secure English language test. Language proficiency qualifications accepted by the University may not be accepted by UKVI, so you must take an approved SELT in order to obtain your visa. You can find a list of approved SELTs on the St Andrews language requirements page

    For further information and guidance on visas, refer to the visas page.

  • Undergraduate

    Undergraduate applicants to the University of St Andrews are classed as either Home (Scotland and the EU), RUK (rest of the UK) or Overseas for fees purposes. Information regarding fee status can be found on the UKCISA website. UKCISA is the UK's national advisory body serving the interests of students and those who work with them.

    The current tuition fees for undergraduate students, as well as more information about financial assistance, can be found on the undergraduate tuition fees pages. To find out more about the scholarships available to undergraduate students, take a look at the undergraduate scholarships page.

    Postgraduate

    Postgraduate applicants to the University of St Andrews are classed as either Home (EU) or Overseas for fees purposes. Information regarding fee status can be found on the UKCISA website. UKCISA is the UK's national advisory body serving the interests of students and those who work with them.

    The current tuition fees for postgraduate students, as well as information about financial assistance can be found on the postgraduate fees and funding page. For information on postgraduate funding and scholarships, take a look at the postgraduate scholarships page.

  • For more information about applying to the University of St Andrews as a student living in Indonesia, contact the Admissions team by email on admissions@st-andrews.ac.uk.

    Alternatively, the University of St Andrews has the following agents in Indonesia. Find out more about the University's relationship with local representatives.

    Kings - IBEC
    Wisma BNI 46 # 34 - 08 ( 34th Floor, Suite 08 )
    Jl. Jendral Sudirman Kav.1
    Jakarta 10220

    Phone: 62 21 5745 244
    Email: kingsibec@indo.net.id
    Web: www.ibec.or.id


    IDP Education Ltd (Central Jakarta)
    Atrium Mulia Suite 303,
    Jl.HR Rasuna Said Kav. B10-11,
    Jakarta 12910

    Phone: 62 21 252 3291
    Email: info.jakarta@idp.com
    Web: www.idp.com/global


    IDP Education Ltd (South Jakarta)
    Komplek Perkantoran Plaza, 5 Pondok Indah, Blok D11
    Jl. Margaguna Raya
    Jakarta

    Phone: 62 21 7279 0959
    Email: info.southjakarta@idp.com
    Web: www.idp.com/global


    IDP Education Ltd (North Jakarta)
    Emerald Tower Level 7 Unit B
    Jl. Boulevard Barat Blok XB, No 3 Kelapa Gading
    Jakarta Utara 14240

    Phone: 62 21 2452 0208
    Email: info.jakartakelapagading@idp.com
    Web: www.idp.com/global


    IDP Education Ltd (West Jakarta)
    Gedung Vida - Level 3 Jalan Perjuangan, 
    No.8 Kebon Jeruk,
    Jakarta Barat, 11530

    Phone: 62 21 2452 0208
    Email: info.westjakarta@idp.com
    Web: www.idp.com/global


    IDP Education Ltd (Central Java)
    Jl. Iman Bonjol no 163, 3rd fl
    Semarang 50132

    Phone: 62 24 8656 9044
    Email: info.semarang@idp.com
    Web: www.idp.com/global


    IDP Education Ltd (East Java)
    Ruko Puncak Bukit Golf Blok B Unit Q
    Jl Mayjend Yono Soewoyo, Pradahkalikendal Dukuh Pakis,
    Surabaya 60226

    Phone: 62 31 9914 1041
    Email: info@surabaya@idp.com
    Web: www.idp.com/global


    IDP Education Ltd (West Java)
    Jl. Naripan No 24A
    Samur
    Bandung 40112

    Phone: +62 22 2054 2230
    Email: info.bandung@idp.com
    Web: www.idp.com/global


    IDP Education Ltd
    Gedung Bank Natasha Lantai 2
    Jl. Urip Sumohardjo, no.65,
    Yogyakarta

    Phone: 62 274 550 278
    Email: info.yogyakarta@idp.com
    Web: www.idp.com/global


    IDP Education Ltd (North Sumatra)
    Jl. S Parman No. 215F,
    Medan 20112

    Phone: 62 61 452 5598
    Email: info.medan@idp.com
    Web: www.idp.com/global


    IDP Education Ltd (South Sulawesi)
    Jl. Yosef Latumahina No. 1 - D, Losari
    Makassar

    Phone: 62 411 83 1534
    Email: info.makassar@idp.com
    Web: www.idp.com/global


    IDP Education Ltd (Bali)
    Jl. Gatot Subroto Barat No. 305 A,
    Denpasar 80118

    Phone: 62 361 907 3436
    Email: info.bali@idp.com
    Web: www.idp.com/global

Find out more about what it is like to study at St Andrews as a student from Indonesia