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City, University of London welcomes applications from Bengali students. London is a great place for students from Bangladesh 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 Elizabeth Rankin for more information.

Contact Details

Lizzie Rankin

International Officer


Entry requirements

If you are thinking about studying in London, choosing City means benefitting from our central location, teaching quality and close links to business and the professions. We offer a wide range of undergraduate and postgraduate degrees and are consistently highly ranked for graduate starting salaries.

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 Elizabeth Rankin.


Entry to undergraduate programmes at City is suitable for students who have completed 'A' levels or International Baccalaureate. The International Foundation Programme would be suitable for students who have taken the Bangladeshi school curriculum.

2021 Entry for IB students

In 2021 the Mathematics curriculum for the International Baccalaureate Diploma is changing.

After careful consideration, City will accept both the Mathematics: Analysis and approaches route and the Mathematics: Applications and interpretation route as equivalent to A-Level Mathematics for all of our undergraduate courses. This means where our courses required A level Mathematics equivalency, we will accept both of the available Higher Level routes within the International Baccalaureate.

Current IB requirements will be clearly stated on the individual course pages, but please contact us if you have any questions.


Replace the current copy under 'Postgraduate' with Applications for postgraduate programmes are considered on an individual basis. Only students who have taken four year bachelor courses will be considered or those with a postgraduate degree from Bangladesh.

To apply to the new Bar Vocational Studies programmes, applicants must have an undergraduate degree classified as not less than a lower-second class honours (2:2) or equivalent. This can be either a law degree or a non-law degree plus further graduate/postgraduate study in Law and in either case must cover the seven foundations of legal knowledge and satisfy the Professional Statement competence.

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

All students from Bangladesh will need to take a recognised English qualification recognised by UKBA.


  • 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.


  • IELTS 6.5 is required (IELTS 7.0 for business, journalism and law courses).
  • PTE is accepted on a case-by-case basis.
  • Applicants for the BPTC will need to obtain 7.5 in each element of IELTS.

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. Find out more in our guidance in applying through agents (Overseas Representatives)

Our approved agents in Bangladesh

City works with a network of agent representatives in Bangladesh who can provide advice on our programmes and how to apply. We collaborate with the following representatives who have offices in Bangladesh:

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Your Community in London

London has an active and vibrant Bangladeshi expat community. Nearby Spitalfields and 'Banglatown' is the heart of the London Bangladeshi community and is home to a large number of restaurants serving authentic (and some not so recognisable) Bangladeshi cuisine. It is estimated that there are over 400,000 people of Bangladeshi origin living in London.

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