Entrance Requirements


BSc Business Administration: Academic Direction by Royal Holloway, University of London

To be eligible for the BSc Administration degree, an applicant must:

  • Normally be at least 17 years old and have GCSE/GCE ‘O’ Level English Language at grade C or above or, within the last three years, to have passed at the required standard a test of proficiency in English that is recognised by the University of London
  • Have two subjects at GCE ‘A’ Level, plus at least three further subjects at GCSE/GCE ‘O’ Level (at not less than grade C) or
  • Three subjects at GCE ‘A’ Level (with one ‘A’ Level at not less than grade D) or
  • Three subjects at GCE ‘A’ Level, plus one further subject at GCSE/GCE ‘O’ Level (at not less than grade C) or
  • Two subjects at GCE ‘A’ Level, plus two further subjects at GCE ‘AS’ Level or BA/BSc/BCom from any recognised university of Pakistan or
  • High School Diploma plus two AP’s (excluding Studio Art) with grade 3, 4, or 5


LLB Programme: Academic Direction by the LAWS Consortium

To be eligible for the LLB degree, an applicant must:

  • Normally be at least 17 years old and have GCSE/GCE ‘O’ Level in English Language with at least grade C or equivalent and
  • Three subjects at GCE ‘A’ Level (with one ‘A’ Level at not less than grade D) or
  • Three subjects at GCE ‘A’ Level, plus one further subject at GCSE/GCE ‘O’ Level (at not less than grade C) or
  • Two subjects at GCE ‘A’ Level, plus two further subjects at GCE ‘AS’ Level or
  • BA/BSc/BCom from any recognised university of Pakistan or
  • High School Diploma, plus two APs (excluding Studio Art) with grade 3, 4, or 5


BSc Programme: Academic Direction by The London School of Economics and Political Science

To be eligible for the BSc degrees, an applicant must:

  • Normally be at least 17 years old and have a GCSE/GCE ‘O’ Level in Mathematics and English Language with at least grade C or equivalent and
  • Have two subjects at GCE ‘A’ Level, plus at least three further subjects at GCSE/GCE ‘O’ Level (at not less than grade C) or
  • Three subjects at GCE ‘A’ Level (with one ‘A’ Level at not less than grade D) or
  • Two subjects at GCE ‘A’ Level, plus two further subjects at GCE ‘AS’ Level or
  • BA/BSc/BCom from any recognised university of Pakistan or
  • High School Diploma, plus two APs (excluding Studio Art) with grade 3, 4, or 5


BA English: Academic Direction by Goldsmiths, University of London

To be eligible for the BA English Programme, an applicant must:

  • Normally be at least 17 years old and have GCSE/GCE ‘O’ Level in English Language with at least grade C or equivalent and
  • Three subjects at GCE ‘A’ Level (with one ‘A’ Level at not less than grade D) or
  • Three subjects at GCE ‘A’ Level, plus one further subject at GCSE/GCE ‘O’ Level (at not less than grade C) or
  • Two subjects at GCE ‘A’ Level, plus two further subjects at GCE ‘AS’ Level or
  • Have a competence at-least equivalent to a pass in the UK GCE A level in English
  • High School Diploma, plus two APs (excluding Studio Art) with grade 3, 4, or 5


International Foundation Programme (IFP): Academic Direction, University of London

To be eligible for the International Foundation Programme, an applicant must:

  • Normally be aged 17 or over before 31st December in the year of registration
  • Have passed at least four separate subjects at GCSE or GCE O Level, with grades A to C or the equivalent; or
  • Have passed at least four separate subjects in FA/FSc.I-Com with 50% or better marks; and
  • Provide proof of competence in English which is acceptable to the University. (A test of proficiency may be required - see below for more details) and
  • Have been admitted to LGS International Degree Programme which is an approved institution to teach IFP.


English Language Requirements

You will usually meet the English Language requirement for undergraduate programmes if you:

  • Hold a UK GCSE/GCE ‘O’ Level in English at grade C or above
  • Have five years secondary schooling taught solely in English or have passed GCE ‘A’ Levels or IB in essay-based subjects
  • Have passed an International Foundation Programme that permits entry onto a recognised UK bachelor degree
  • The following English Language proficiency tests are considered acceptable evidence of proficiency tests are considered acceptable evidence of proficiency in English for all undergraduate programmes provided they have been awarded within the past three years:
    • (IELTS) International English Language Testing System when an overall score of at least 6 is achieved with a minimum of 5.5 in each sub-test
    • Pearson Test of English (Academic) score 54 or above, with at least 54 in both Reading and Writing elements
    • High School Diploma, plus two APs (excluding Studio Art) with grade 3, 4, or 5
    • Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English
    • City & Guilds International ESOL 8984 Mastery