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International students

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City, University of London welcomes applications from Sri Lankan students. London is a great place for students from Sri Lanka 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

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 Patrick  Douse.

Undergraduate

Entry to undergraduate programmes at City is suitable for students who have good grades in three Sri Lankan GCE A Levels.

Postgraduate

Applicants will be considered for most postgraduate courses with a good Sri Lankan bachelors specialist 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 Sri Lanka 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 Patrick  Douse.

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 Sri Lanka who can provide advice on our programmes and how to apply.

We collaborate with the following representatives who have offices throughout Sri Lanka:

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Living in London

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Your community in London

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