Information for Students from Pakistan

At QMU we have a long tradition of welcoming students from all over the world. Around 25% of Queen Margaret University students are international coming from over 80 countries throughout the world.

Find out more specific information to help you plan your studies at QMU.

Entry Requirements

For undergraduate courses:

Admission to our undergraduate programmes can be made by those holding a relevant diploma or other recognised qualification such as GCE A Levels, International Baccalaureate, American High School Diploma with SAT’s or AP’s or other recognised qualification.

Applicants with Higher Secondary Certificate will usually be required to undertake additional study, such as a relevant and acceptable foundation programme such as INTO, Bellerbys or Kaplan. Other alternatives include a relevant and acceptable college qualification such as a Higher National Certificate or Diploma from a UK Further Education College.

For postgraduate courses:

We will consider applications from students holding a good Bachelors degree from a recognised university.

Please note that the above is given for guidance only and that entry requirements will vary between courses. We may also be looking for a strong Statement of Purpose/Personal Statement, some work experience or specific subjects to have been studied at an advanced level. For more information, see our individual course pages

How To Apply

English Language Requirements

You should hold a recent English language qualification in order to be considered for study at Queen Margaret University.

English Language Requirements


Scholarships, Fees and Funding

QMU International Scholarships:

The University is pleased to offer a number of competitive scholarships of up to £3,000 each for new international students undertaking their first year of study on an undergraduate or postgraduate degree. The scholarship is granted as a reduction of the tuition fee and is available to students who are self-funding with an international tuition fee of more than £9,000 for a single year of study only. Applications can be made by students who have received an offer of a place of study at the University.

Scotland's Saltire Scholarships:

Under Scotland's Saltire Scholarship scheme, 50 awards worth £8000 each are available for one year of study on a Masters course to students from Canada, China (including Hong Kong), India, Japan, Pakistan and the USA.

This is part of the Scottish Government's continuing support for the 'brightest and best' students to come and study in Scotland in partnerships with Scottish Universities.

PLEASE NOTE: You are required to hold apply and receive an offer on your programme of choice before you apply for the Saltire Scholarship. 

For other information on funding sources, please visit the British Council website.

Tuition Fees and Funding

Our commitment to providing accessibly priced courses

Reflecting the centrality of social justice to QMU’s ethos and the value we place upon diversity in the classroom, we aim to keep our courses affordable to international students, wherever they come from. You might be pleasantly surprised by our fee rates. See the Fees and Charges section of our website to view international fees per course.

QMU Representation in Pakistan


Rawalpindi Office
2/27, 4th Floor, Silk Centre, Murree Rd, Block B,
Satellite Town, Rahmanabad,
Rawalpindi 46000
0092-51-4264181 Mobile: 0092-308-1814264

Lahore Office
Haleem Building Sector-G Street No 33/32,
Education City, Behind Kindergarten, Phase 5 DHA,
+92-423-5707072, +92-301-4434942

Karachi Office
Office # 101, Al-Hayat Chamber, Plot No. A/7,
KCHSU, Block 7/8, Sultan Ahmed Shah Road,
Near Duty Free Shop Shahrah-e-Faisal, Karachi

Peshawar Office
Office # 10, First Floor JK Shopping Mall,
University Road
+92-91-5840322 , Mobile : +92-345-9036903

Pakistani Representation in the UK

Consulate of Pakistan
45 Maxwell Drive
G41 5JF
T: +44 141 427 5755
F: +44 141 427 4114


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