Queen Mary University of London has a long history of welcoming students from around the world. Over the years, many thousands of international students have graduated from the university and gone on to pursue successful careers. Today, we are home to students from more than 162 different countries and over 45% of our student body come from outside of the UK. This diversity contributes to a lively and welcoming community which should make you feel comfortable and at home.
We are 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 provides our students with the benefits of both a large campus environment, and the countless academic and social opportunities provided by London.
There are currently 3 students from Barbados studying at Queen Mary who are enrolled on a range of degree programmes at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels.
Applicants with A Levels or the International Baccalaureate will be considered for entry on to a Queen Mary undergraduate course. Please refer to the prospectus and department web sites for individual subject A level and IB requirements.
Applications for undergraduate degrees in the UK are made through the UCAS system, information on the process can be found on the Undergraduate pages.
Queen Mary accepts CAPE results for direct entry to undergraduate programmes. Please see the equivalency chart below.
|A*AA equivalent||AAA equivalent||AAB equivalent||ABB equivalent||BBB equivalent|
|Six CAPE units with an overall grade of 1, including two double-unit courses with grade 1||Six CAPE units with an overall grade of 1, including two double-unit courses with grade 2||Six CAPE units with an overall grade of 2, including two double-unit courses with grade 2||Six CAPE units with an overall grade of 2, including two double-unit courses||Six CAPE units with Grade 3 or above, including two double unit courses|
Applications for Medicine and Dentistry
The School of Medicine and Dentistry accepts a limited number of qualifications for the MBBS and BDS programmes. Further details about the qualifications accepted and scores required can be found on the School of Medicine and Dentistry website.
For individual grade requirements for particular degree programmes please refer to the undergraduate study section of this website. Applicants whose grades do not meet our minimum requirements may, in some cases, be considered for entry onto our foundation programmes.
Information on the comparability of international qualifications can be found on the Entry Requirements section under the listings for each programme in the course finder. Please note this information is only intended as a guide as the final decision on equivalency of overseas qualifications will be made by the Admissions Office at Queen Mary.
English language requirements
- Please refer to our English language webpages for different course requirements.
- Students who achieve slightly below these requirements may be admitted onto a pre-sessional English course at Queen Mary. Please see the Language Centre programmes for full details.
How to Apply
For further information on how to apply, please refer to:
The above list is for guidance only and is not conclusive. Students unsure about the acceptability of their qualifications should write, for advice, to Queen Mary's Global Engagement Office (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Admissions Office, with full details of their educational background.
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Scholarships and Funding
Queen Mary Scholarships and Bursaries
There are a number of scholarships and funding options available for international students wishing to pursue their studies at Queen Mary including the School of Law scholarships . A full database of scholarships can be found here.
In country representatives
Queen Mary has appointed representatives in Barbados who can offer advice and assistance with your application to the university.
UK Educational Services in the Caribbean