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International students

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City, University of London welcomes applications from Rwandan students. London is a great place for students from Rwanda 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 Adam-Lucas Pettit for more information.

Contact Details

Adam-Lucas Pettit

International Officer

T: +44 (0)20 7040 0185
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Entry requirements

City is one of the most ideal institutions for students wanting to study in London. We have a comprehensive selection of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes and are in the top 10 universities for graduate starting salaries in the UK.

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 Adam-Lucas Pettit.

Undergraduate

Applicants who have completed Certificat du Cycle Supérieur de l'Enseignement Secondaire will need to take a recognised one-year foundation course before applying for an undergraduate course at City. The International Foundation Programme is a one-year programme giving entrance to a number of City courses.

Postgraduate

Applicants will usually need to have a good degree in a related subject.

The MBA is a mid-career qualification which is not open to fresh graduates. Applicants must have a first class degree, a minimum of three years management level work experience and a GMAT score of 600 or above.

English language requirements

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.

Undergraduate - IELTS 6.0-7.0 is required (IELTS 6.5 for business and social science and IELTS 7.0 for journalism and law courses)

Postgraduate - IELTS 6.5-7.0 is required (IELTS 7.0 for business, journalism, health and law courses)

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

Pre-sessional English programme - 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.

Scholarships & loans

Undergraduate

We have a range of partial scholarships available for international students, each based on what qualifications you are studying. The main funding packages for international students are:

  • President's International Scholarship
  • Global Leaders Scholarship

More information on these schemes

Postgraduate

Most courses have partial scholarship schemes and details can be found on each course page. If you cannot see a scholarship on the course page and wish to find out if one is available, please email us at international@city.ac.uk.

There are a number of excellent external scholarship schemes available. The most attractive for international students are:

  • The Chevening Scholarship - Chevening Scholarships are the UK government's global scholarship programme, funded by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) and partner organisations. The Scholarships are awarded to outstanding scholars with leadership potential. Awards are typically for a one-year Master's degree, in any subject and at any of the UK's leading universities.

Find more information on postgraduate scholarships

Local Representative

City, University of London works with a select number of overseas representatives or agents across the world to offer face-to-face assistance and counselling to prospective students. Read our guidance in applying through agents (Overseas Representatives).

Approved agents in Rwanda

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Living in London

Learn more about City's unique location and how that will benefit you

Your community in London

Watch our video to find out more about life as an international student at City

List of Students' Union societies and clubs

Find us

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London EC1V 0HB

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