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City, University of London welcomes applications from South African students. London is a great place for students from South Africa to study as it is a global city with virtually every nationality represented in some way.
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 Ghazi Lashab for more information.
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 Ghazi Lashab.
Entry requirements may vary from course to course, but generally you would need good grades in your Senior Certificate to be considered for entry to an undergraduate course at City.
International qualifications such as A level and IB are also accepted for direct entry, and details of grades requirements for these qualifications can be found on the course pages.
For information on specific course requirements, please email Ghazi Lashab
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.
Applicants will be considered for most postgraduate courses with a good South African bachelor’s degree from a recognised University. Entry requirements will vary by course for more information about specific course requirements please contact Ghazi Lashab
Students who don’t meet the requirements for direct entry may opt to undertake a graduate preparation programme. Students successfully completing INTO City’s Graduate Diploma or Kaplan International College London’s Pre-Master’s Course at the required level will have guaranteed entry into City’s postgraduate degrees.
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 Ghazi Lashab.
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.
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:
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 contact Ghazi Lashab.
There are a number of excellent external scholarship schemes available. The most attractive for international students are:
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. For guidance in applying through agents, please see our Overseas Representatives page [link to come].