International students

Information for students from Belarus

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 is currently 1 student from Belarus studying at Queen Mary.

 

Entry requirements

Undergraduate

Undergraduate (BA, BSc, BEng, LLB etc.)

Students that have successfully completed A-Levels, the European Baccalaureate, or the International Baccalaureate can be considered for admission to our undergraduate degrees.  

Please check the grade requirements for your chosen degree programme via the undergraduate study section of our website.

The Belarusian Атэстат аб агульнай сярэдняй адукацыi (Certificate of General Secondary Education) is not currently accepted for entry to any of our bachelor degree programmes.

However, applicants that have completed the Attestat can be considered for entry to one of our International Foundation Programmes. These provide opportunities for students to progress to linked bachelor degree programme one year later, providing that the foundation programme is satisfactorily passed.

Find out more about our foundation programmes.

We generally expect a minimum Attestat score of 7/10 overall, with 7/10 in relevant subjects.

Please also see the information included in the English Language Requirements section below.

We also accept some other UK foundation programmes provided by certain other approved institutions. If you are currently studying another UK foundation programme elsewhere and would like to progress to a Bachelor degrees at QMUL, please get in touch via the contact details at the bottom of the page.

Undergraduate Medicine and Dentistry Admissions

For detailed Medicine and Dentistry entry requirements and instructions on how to apply, please refer to the School of Medicine and Dentistry website.

Please note, the Attestat is not accepted for admission to our MBBS or BDS programmes delivered either in London or Malta. However, we offer a Certificate in Clinical Foundation Studies in Malta. Find out more about studying medicine in Malta.

Postgraduate

Taught Degrees (MA, MSc, LLM etc.)

Students that apply to one of our Master degree courses are normally expected to have achieved a UK Upper Second Class bachelor degree, however some courses will also accept a Lower Second Class classification.  

Please check the grade requirements for your chosen degree programme via the postgraduate study section of our website.

We are also pleased to also consider students if they have obtained a Belarusian Bachelor degree, Specialist Diploma, or Master degree.

This is QMUL’s equivalency table for UK and Belarusian Bachelor degree classifications:

UK Bachelor Degree ClassificationBelarusian Degree Classification
First Class (1st) 9/10 or 5/5
Upper Second Class Hons (2:1) 7/10 or 4/5
High – Lower Second Class Hons (2:2) 6/10 or 3.8/5
Standard – Lower Second Class Hons (2:2) 5/10 or 3.5/5
Third Class Hons (3rd) Pass mark or 3/5

Please note, actual offers may differ slightly.

Please see the link included below under the English Language Requirements section. Students are considered on an individual basis, but some Belarusian degrees that are taught in English can potentially be accepted as proof of English proficiency, and can be accepted instead of IELTS/TOEFL/Cambridge/Pearson etc.

Research degrees (MPhil/PhD)

Competitive applications to our postgraduate research degree programmes will include high overall grades achieved in their Master degree.

Find out more about our research specialisms and opportunities.

English Language Requirements

Please refer to the English language requirements page for more information regarding our English proficiency criteria.

Students that fall slightly below the published requirements may be offered a place on one of our pre-sessional English courses.

How to Apply

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

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Scholarships and Funding

Please check our current tuition fees.

Undergraduate (Bachelor)

There are a number of scholarships and bursaries available for undergraduate international students.

Postgraduate Taught (Master)

There are a number of sources of funding available for postgraduate international students.

Find more information regarding the Chevening Scholarships and Chevening Partner-Awards.

Postgraduate Research (PhD)

There are a number of funding opportunities for PhD students.

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Country manager

Anita Walton

International Officer
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Queen Mary University of London
Mile End Road
London E1 4NS

Email: a.walton@qmul.ac.uk
Tel: +44(0) 20 7882 6525

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