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Applying from Indonesia?

Here's all the information you need to study with us

If you’re from Indonesia and interested in studying in the UK, the University of Portsmouth is a great place to fulfil your ambitions. And if you’re ready to take the next step, we’re ready to help you get here.

On this page, you'll find information about where you can meet us in your region, what you need to do to apply for a course with us and contact details for our people in your area.

Entry requirements for students from Indonesia

If you're joining us from Indonesia, the entry requirements you need to meet will depend on the course you want to study.

We consider all applications we receive. However, to make sure you get the most out of your time studying with us and have the best chance of applying successfully, we recommend the following minimum qualifications:

Foundation courses

If you've completed the SMA (Year 11), you'll usually need to do a foundation year before doing an undergraduate course such as a Bachelor's degree.

We recommend you take a foundation course at our associated college International College Portsmouth (ICP).

Undergraduate courses

If you've successfully completed your SMA-STTB (Year 12), we'll consider you for admission onto an undergraduate course via ICP's Stage 2 programme.

You can also apply with:

A levels

  • Please check your specific course page to find the exact number of points needed. Your A level grades should equal or exceed the total points required. You can use the UCAS Tariff Calculator to work out your total points.
  • Some courses will require you to have studied specific subjects at A level. For example, to study a science course you will usually need to have achieved passing grades in scientific subjects at A level.
  • A level points: A* = 56 A = 48 B = 40 C = 32 D = 24.

International Baccalaureate

  • Most courses will require between 24 and 31 points in the International Baccalaureate (IB), depending on the degree you apply for.

You may be able to join an undergraduate course with other qualifications. We do consider qualifications from a range of sources. Contact us to find out more.

Postgraduate courses

For entry to our postgraduate Master's programmes, you'll usually need to have a good Bachelor's degree such as a Sarjana (S1) that is A accredited from a recognised Higher Education institution.

If you don't meet the postgraduate entry requirements, you can do a pre-Master's programme at International College Portsmouth (ICP) for many of our courses.


We'll consider you for a PhD if you have a good Master’s degree and submit a research proposal.

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English language requirements

When you join us, it’s important that you can speak and understand English to the level that your course requires. The specific English language requirements will be on your chosen course page.

We accept IELTS, IGCSE and several other certificates, but don’t worry if you're currently short of the standard required – we offer English Language Programme that will get you to the necessary level.

What to do next

Ready to start your adventure with us? Whether you know which degree course you want to do or not, get in touch with us now or meet us at an event near you to discuss your next steps.

Our Global Officers are experts in helping students from Indonesia, like you, to apply to join us. Whatever you want to know, just ask.

Scholarships and Bursaries

As a student from Indonesia, you may be eligible for a scholarship. You can find out what is available to you on our funding pages

Representatives and agents

If you want to learn more about studying with us or you want help with your application, you can contact our South East Asia Office in Kuala Lumpur.

Alternatively, you can contact one of our official representatives in Indonesia:

Agents in Indonesia

AUG Global Network

Jl. Dipatiukur No.66F
Jawa Barat 40132

Tel: (+66) 22-8252-1043


IDP Education

Jalan Sulanjana No. 3
Bandung 40116

Tel: (+62) 22-426-4054


AECC Global Indonesia

AKR Tower Building, 16th Floor - Suite D
Jl. Panjang No.5
Kebon Jeruk
Jakarta Barat 11530

Tel: 087 878 474 764


AUG Global Network

Gedung Setiabudi Atrium
Level 5 Suite 507
Jl. HR Rasuna Said Kav. 62
Karet Kuningan
South Jakarta City
Jawa Timur 12920

Tel: (+62) 21-522-0562


IDP Jakarta

Atrium Mulia, 3rd Floor
Jl. HR Rasuna Said Kav. B10-11
Jakarta 12910

Tel: (+62) 21-252-3291


iLink Head Office

Inlingua Office Building
Jl. Puri Indah Raya Kav. A3 No.33-35
Jakarta Barat 11610

Tel: (+62) 21 5835 5088 Ext. 106


iLink Branch Office

Graha Mandiri
2nd Floor Jl. Imam Bonjol No. 61
Jakarta 10310

Tel: (+62) 21 3983 4061

Jack StudyAbroad Indonesia

Ruko Plaza 5 Pondok Indah Blok C1
Jl. Margaguna Raya
Jakarta Selatan 12140

Tel: (+62) 21-275-18878


Cosmo Education

Jl Gunung Sahari Raya No 12-E
Jakarta Pusat 10720

Tel: (+62) 21-600-9111

Sun Education Group

Gedung Graha Kencana
Level 9 Unit A
Jalan Raya Pejuangan No 88
Kebon Jeruk
West Jakarta 11530

Tel: (+62) 21-5366-0001


Elsindo Consulting

Intercon Plaza Block B No 12 Jalan Meruya Ilir Raya, Kembangan Jakarta 11630

Tel: (+62) 21-584-5460

Conclave Wijaya, 3rd Floor, Suite 014
Jalan Wijaya | No 5C, Petogogan
Kebayoran Baru, Jakarta 12170

Tel: (+62) 812-1237-1167

PDVL Overseas Advisory

32nd Floor Cocowork, UOB Plaza,
Jl. M. H. Thamrin No. 10,
Jakarta 10310

Tel: (+62) 1-5084-7164


PT. Interlink Sanara Edukasi

Grand Slipi Tower
Lobby K
J1. Letjen S Parman Kav.22-24
Jakarta 11480

Tel: (+62) 21-5366-6025

SI-UK Indonesia

Suite H, 5th Floor
Kensington Office Tower
Kelapa Gading

Tel: +62 838 1114 1214


Global Total Education Services

Jl. Malaka No.25-AA
North Sumatra 20232

Tel: (+62) 61-453-0401

PDVL Overseas Advisory

9th Floor, Forum Nine Building,
Jl. Iman Bonjol No.9,
Medan 20112

Tel: (+62) 6-1801-01322


AUG Global Network

Jl. Polisi Istimewa No.1D
Kota SBY
Jawa Timur 60265

Tel: (+62) 31-562-3535


PDVL Overseas Advisory

Sinamas Land Plaza, 12th Floor,
Jalan Pemuda No 60-70
Surabaya 60271

Tel: (+62) 31-2899-7069


Jack StudyAbroad Indonesia

Tangerang Office
Ruko Financial Center BA2 No 54 Gading Serpong
Tangerang 15810

Contact: Juwita Megasari
Tel: (+62) 21-547-6600


IDP Education

Gedung Bank Natasha Lantai 2
Jl. Urip Sumohardjo No.65
Yogyakarta 55222

Tel: (+62) 27-455-0278


Events in Indonesia

UK, Ireland & Canada Virtual Education Fair

Date: Saturday 9 – Sunday 10 October 2021

Event Type: Virtual Fair

Time: 2.00pm – 6.00pm

Staff from the University of Portsmouth will be available at the UK, Ireland & Canada Virtual Education Fair. Please sign up to the event via the link below to receive advice on studying at the University of Portsmouth. 

RegistrationRegister here.

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