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St Mary's University warmly welcomes students from Pakistan

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 Pakistani applicants, but if you still have more questions, please feel free to email

Entry requirements

Undergraduate academic requirements

Applicants with an Intermediate or Higher Secondary Certificate 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 may be exempt from completing the International Foundation programme.

Postgraduate academic requirements

Four year Bachelor's degree (Honours) from a Pakistani university, or a two or three year Bachelor's degree followed by a two year Master's degree.

English EquivalentPakistan Degree: Grade Point Average (4.0)
2:1 3.2
2:2 2.8

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


Pakistani 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 Pakistan

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

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

In-country representatives

St Mary's has appointed agents and representatives in Pakistan who offer face-to-face counselling and can help you with your application.

The Learning Bridge

B-4, Block 5.
Gulshan E Iqbal.
Karachi 75300

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

Britain's Pakistani community is one of the oldest and largest Pakistani communities outside of Pakistan, with over 100,000 people living in London. There are many opportunities to meet other members of the community through social events, sports and cultural activities.

The British Pakistan Foundation (BPF) is a not-for-profit, community-driven organisation dedicated to the empowerment and development of the British Pakistani diaspora. It promotes British Pakistani and Pakistani culture and heritage, and hosts a range of events.

You can find a huge range of Pakistani and Indian restaurants, supermarkets and food shops both locally and in central London – many of these are listed on the TimeOut website.

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 and an array of places to eat and drink, particularly Punjabi, Sri Lankan, Pakistani and South Indian restaurants.

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.

Useful links