International students

Information for applicants from Bahrain

Queen Mary has a long history of welcoming students from around the world. Over the years, many thousands of international students have graduated from the college and gone on to pursue successful careers. Today, we are home to students from 162 different countries. This diversity contributes to a lively and welcoming community which should make you feel comfortable and at home.

One of the largest colleges of the University of London and one of the few with fully integrated teaching, research and residential facilities, our setting gives you the benefits both of a large campus environment and of the countless academic and social opportunities of London

There are currently 14 students from Bahrain at Queen Mary studying a range of courses at both undergraduate and postgraduate level including:

  • Medicine and Dentistry
  • Biological and Chemical Sciences
  • Business and Management
  • Economics and Finance
  • Law
  • Politics and International Relations 

Entry requirements


Students who have successfully completed the Tawjahiya School Leaving Certificate with  a minimum score of 85% will be considered for entry onto our Foundation Programmes.

Students who have successfully completed A-Levels or the International Baccalaureate will be considered for direct entry onto our undergraduate degrees. For individual grade requirements for particular degree programmes please refer to the undergraduate study section of this website.

For more detailed information on Medicine and Dentistry requirements and how to apply please refer to the School of Medicine and Dentistry section of our website.


Taught degrees (MSc/MA: one year)

For entry onto our masters level courses students should normally have achieved an upper second class bachelors degree or equivalent from a recognised Bahraini institution and a minimum GPA of 3.0/4.0. or 80/100.

For some courses, a good 2.2 bachelors degree may be acceptable.

Research degree (MPhil/PhD: three years)

For entry onto our research degree courses students should normally have a masters degree from a good university. Students are initially registered on an MPhil which subsequently leads to PhD.

Applicants are strongly advised to make initial enquiries with the potential  supervisor or school prior to submitting an application.

English language requirements

For further information on how to apply, please refer to:

Student profiles and Alumni ambassadors

In country representatives

Queen Mary has appointed representatives in Bahrain who can offer advice and assistance with your application to the College.


Global Vision for Academic Services

Al -Adliyah – Block 0336 Road 3605 – Near Alumni Club - Building 247 - 1st floor Office 11
Tel: +973 13617927


IDP - Bahrain 

Level 12 - West Tower - Bahrain Financial Harbour, King Faisal Highway, Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain 

Tel: +973 17101143



Global Study UK

22 Gilbert Street, 3rd Floor, London, W1K 5EJ

Tel: +44 (0)20 74864762




246 Creighton Avenue, London, N2 9BD

Tel: +44 (0)20 7175 0197

Visits to your country

Country manager

Joanne Waller is the Country Manager for Bahrain and is happy to help any of our prospective students from Bahrain with any questions they might have about the university.

Joanne Waller
International Officer

Tel +44 (0)20 7882 6520

Please let me know if you need any other information.

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