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St Mary's University warmly welcomes students from Jordan.

St Mary's has a lively and diverse student community, with students from over 100 countries outside the UK representing approximately 10% of its 6,000 students.

Below you will find lots of useful information for Jordanian applicants, but if you still have more questions, please feel free to email

Entry requirements

Undergraduate academic requirements

Applicants with the General Certificate of Secondary Education Exam (Tawjihi) are required to complete an International Foundation programme, IB or A Levels prior to being admitted to an undergraduate course at St Mary's University.

Students who have successfully completed the first year at a recognised university or a 2-3 year Diploma may be exempt from completing the International Foundation programme.

Postgraduate academic requirements

Four year Bachelor's degree from a recognised institution in Jordan.

English EquivalentJordanian Degree: Grade Point Average (4.0)Jordanian Degree: GradeJordanian Degree:Percentage
2:1 3.0 B 75%
2:2 2.5 C 68%

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.

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For more information on how to apply as an international student please visit our section on  International Application Information.

Undergraduate applicants   Postgraduate applicants


Jordanian students who are offered a place to study at St Mary’s will automatically be considered for one of St Mary's International Student Scholarships – these are available to new, full-time undergraduate and postgraduate taught degree students in any subject area.

For undergraduate applicants, the scholarship is worth up-to £3000 off the cost of your first year tuition fee. For postgraduate applicants the scholarship is worth up-to £3000 off the total cost of your tuition fee.

St Mary's in Jordan

St Mary's staff regularly engage with potential students from Jordan.

If you have any questions about studying at St Mary's or how to go about making an application, please do not hesitate to email

The local community

The Students' Union

You are welcomed as a member of our thriving Students' Union as soon as you arrive at St Mary's and there are lots of opportunities to get involved.

There is a wide range of societies clubs and societies for you to join and a full list can be found within the Students' Union section.

In the local area

London has a long-standing Arab community and there are many organisations that bring the community together through social events, sports and cultural activities. The Arab British Centre promotes cultural and artistic events relating to the Arab world, and host a regular programme of activities as well as hosting an art collection and specialised library.

The Anglo-Jordanian Society was founded to promote friendship and understanding between the people of the two countries and also organises a number of events throughout the year. The Islamic Society of Britain is a community based charity which organises events and activities which aim to combine Muslim and British cultures.

London caters for members of nearly all faiths, and celebrates all of the major religious festivals, including Eid. It is home to one of the largest mosques in Western Europe, the Baitul Futuh Mosque in Morden, South London. You can also find a wide range of Middle Eastern restaurants and food shops in and around London – many of these are listed on the TimeOut website.

Useful links