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Study at St Mary's

A degree at St Mary’s is about much more than the course you study; our community approach looks to support you on a personal level. Below is a list of our course categories:

Undergraduate academic requirements

Higher Secondary School Certificates, All India Senior School Certificate Examination (SSC) and Indian School Certificate (ISC) are acceptable for direct entry to undergraduate programmes. The grade requirement will depend on the exam board in India and the subject you are planning to study at St Mary's.

Normally the overall aggregate will be at least 60-65% depending on the exam board. Second year entry is possible for some degrees if you have completed year one of a relevant degree in India and any application would be assessed on a case by case basis.

Postgraduate academic requirements

Bachelor degree from a respected university.

2:1 equivalents

  • Indian degree (%): 60
  • Indian degree (classification):Second or First class / Division

2:2 equivalents

  • Indian degree (%): 50
  • Indian degree (classification): Second class / Division

English language requirements

If English is not your first language you will be required to evidence your English language ability required for academic study. Please see our  English Language Requirements page for our standard entry requirements.

Indian Class XII Students who have scored 70%+ in English from the following boards only:

  • CBSE
  • ICSE
  • West Bengal Board

can use this as evidence of their English Language ability for entrance onto our undergraduate courses.

Students who scored 70% (from the boards listed above only) in Indian Class XII, and who can provide written evidence that their Undergraduate degree was taught fully in English, can use this as evidence of their English Language ability for entrance onto our Postgraduate courses.

Tuition fees

Please note:tuition fees do not include accommodation.


We offer scholarships to both undergraduate and postgraduate students:

  • Undergraduate: £3,000 off your first year’s tuition fees.
  • Postgraduate (taught): £1,500 off your first year’s tuition fees.

To check if you’re eligible, please check for further information on the St Mary’s International scholarships.

We have put together step-by-step guides to the application process to help you when you apply:

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St Mary's in India

We often travel to India to attend events around the country, but we also appoint agents who can offer you face-to-face counselling and help with your application.

In many countries, we also have partnerships set up with other universities.

SI-UK (Bangalore)

Office No. 50, 2nd Floor, C.S Mansion Church Street, Bangalore 560001, Karnataka
Tel: 91 (0)80 4168 8282

SI-UK (Chennai)

Office No. 6, 6th Floor, Crown Court Building, Old No 34, New No 128, Cathedral Road, Chennai 600086
Tel: 91 (0)44 4510 8282

SI-UK (Coimbatore)

Tristar Tower - West Wing 1st Floor, No.657, Avinashi Road, Above CITI Bank, Coimbatore 641037
Tel: +91 4224962282

SI-UK (Mumbai)

ABM House, 6th Floor Linking Road, Bandra (W), Near Shoppers Stop, Mumbai 400050
Tel: 91 (0)22 6236 8555

HGG Study Abroad Consultants (Mumbai)

Arty Harjai
303, 3rd Floor, Advent Atria, Chincholi Bunder Road, Opp. Kingston Tower, Malad (West), West Mumbai 400064
Tel: (+91-22-) 40556300

iae GLOBAL (New Delhi)

B-1/52, Level 2, Janak Puri, New Delhi, 110058
Tel: 91 11 2554 2106

Global Opportunities Pvt Ltd (New Delhi)

HS-27, Mezzanine, 2nd and 3rd Floor, Kailash Colony Market, New Delhi-110048
Tel: 011-47141414

SI-UK (New Delhi)

Suite 8-13, 1st Floor, Indra Palace, H Block, Middle Circle, Connaught Place, New Delhi 110001
Tel: 91 11 4202 8200

Oberois Education Link (New Delhi)

503, 5th Floor, 88 Skipper Corner, Nehru Place, New Delhi-110019
Tel: 91 11 4530 4530

Royal Education Services (New Delhi)

UG - 25 & 26, Jyoti Shikhar Building, Janakpuri District Centre, New Delhi 110 058
Tel: 9910933144

SI-UK (Pune)

Office No 102, 1st floor Karnik Corner Jangali Maharaj Rd, above Blackberry Store, Shivajinagar Pune, Maharashtra 411004
Tel: +91 2048611079

Explore the campus

Open days and campus tours

If you're able to visit London, attending an open day is a fantastic opportunity to get an insight into what life is like as a St Mary's student. If you can't make it to an Open Day, we run campus tours every Wednesday at 12pm.

Virtual tour

We know that for it's important to you to see where you'll be living and studying before you make your decision. However, we also know that for many people it's not always easy to make it to the campus.

That's why we've developed a virtual tour of campus, allowing you to explore that facilities and the beautiful views that we have to offer.

Launch the virtual tour

Life at St Mary's

Living on campus

As an international student, you can choose to live either in our on campus halls of residence, or opt for an accommodation in the private sector.

All of our on-campus residence halls provide high quality accommodation, campus-wide wifi and easy access to facilities on campus. The prices include a meal package (term-time only) that includes breakfast Monday to Friday, brunch on Saturday and Sunday and a meal every evening.

Students may also decide to live off-campus, in a private accommodation within Twickenham, Teddington, Richmond and Kingston. You’ll find more information on our private sector accommodation pages.


St Mary’s is one of London’s top-performing sports institutions. Sport St Mary's provides students with state-of-the-art sports facilities equipped to world-class standards, as well as funding opportunities for high performance athletes.

Whether you’re interested in pursuing a degree in sport or joining one of St Mary’s sports clubs, you will find all the sports facilities and quality training that you need to get involved and keep healthy and active.

Local area

There is a very well-established Indian community in and around London and many opportunities to meet other Indians through social events, sports and cultural activities. The  Nehru Centre is the cultural wing of the High Commission of India and organises a wide range of cultural events on its premises, showcasing Indian music, dance and theatre; the  South Indian Society arranges events around London and lists Hindu temples in the UK.

You can find a huge range of Indian restaurants, supermarkets and food shops both locally and in central London. A short bus ride from Twickenham is the area of  Southall, often described as 'Little India', which has strong Indian and Pakistani roots mixed with communities from all over the world.

Here you can find Asian and European shops and market stalls, an array of places to eat and drink, particularly Punjabi, Sri Lankan, Pakistani and South Indian restaurants, and one of the largest Sikh temples outside India,  Gurdwara Sri Guru Singh Sabha.

Useful links

High Commission of India in London

The High Commission of India in London has useful information for nationals from India living in the UK

UK Council for International Student Affairs (UKCISA)

The UK Council for International Student Affairs (UKCISA) is the UK's national advisory body serving the interests of international students and those who work with them.

British Council

The British Council provides comprehensive advice on many aspects of studying in Britain.

UKVI information on student visas

The website has all the information you need to know about study visas.

Study London

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Visit Britain

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Visit England

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Visit London

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