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International students

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City, University of London welcomes applications from Pakistani students. London is a great place for students from Pakistan to study as it is a global city with virtually every nationality represented in some way.

City Visits

The International Team make frequent trips to attend fairs, visit schools and undertake one-to-one counselling with student and parents. If we currently do not have any visits listed here, we can still assist you via email with any queries you may have.

If you have any queries regarding entry requirements or how to apply, please contact Patrick  Douse.

Contact Details

Patrick Douse

Senior International Officer

T: +44 (0)20 7040 4121
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Entry requirements

Entry requirements will vary from course to course and the information on this page is only intended to be a general guide. For individual course requirements, please refer to the course pages, or contact Patrick  Douse.

Undergraduate

Qualifications from the Pakistani high school system are not accepted for direct entry and so students would be required to undertake our International Foundation programme at INTO City, which then offers the opportunity for guaranteed entry into City’s bachelor programmes.

International qualifications such as A level and IB are accepted for direct entry, and details of grades requirements for these qualifications can be found on the course pages.

Postgraduate

Applicants will be considered for most postgraduate courses with a good Pakistani bachelors degree from a recognised University. Entry requirements will vary by course for more information about specific course requirements please contact Patrick  Douse.

English language requirements

All students from Pakistan will need to take a recognised English qualification recognised by UKBA for visa purposes, it is not possible to accept English grades in Year XII as proof of English.

Undergraduate

  • IELTS 6.0 is required (IELTS 6.5 for business and social science and IELTS 7.0 for journalism and law courses).
  • PTE is accepted on a case-by-case basis.

Postgraduate

  • IELTS 6.5 is required (IELTS 7.0 for business, journalism and law courses).
  • PTE is accepted on a case-by-case basis.

English language requirements will vary from course to course and the information on this page is only intended to be a general guide. For individual course requirements, please refer to the course pages, or contact international@city.ac.uk.

For students requiring visas, a Secure English Language Test (SELT) is usually required. Find a full list of acceptable tests at English Language qualifications.

Students who do not meet the English language requirements for their course may have the option to undertake our Pre-sessional English programme at INTO City prior to entry.

Local Representative

City works with a network of agent representatives in Pakistan who can provide advice on our programmes and how to apply.

We collaborate with the following representatives who have offices throughout Pakistan:

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Living in London

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Your community in London

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