International students

Information for students from Lebanon

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 27 students from Lebanon studying at Queen Mary who are enrolled on a range of degree programmes at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

Queen Mary's International Office staff visit Lebanon 2 times per year, details of our next visit can be found on these pages.

Entry requirements

Recognition of Lebanese qualifications for Undergraduate Foundation Courses (1 year)


The following Lebanese qualifications will be considered for entry onto a Queen Mary Bachelor’s degree:

  • Lebanese Baccalaureate/ Baccalauréat Général/Shahaadat Al-Bakaalouriya al Lubnaaniya l'il-ta 'liim al-Thaanawi with an overall average grade of at least 14/20 or 80%. For some undergraduate programmes you may be expected to have studied a specific stream.

For information on applying to study for a foundation course at Queen Mary, please refer to English language and foundation courses.

Recognition of Lebanese qualifications for Undergraduate Entry


The following qualifications will be considered for entry onto a Queen Mary Bachelor's degree:

  • Queen Mary or other UK Foundation course (grade B)
  • 3 A levels (grades A-C)
  • International Baccalaureate (IB)

Please refer to the prospectus and department web sites for individual subject A’ level and IB requirements.

For details on the University of London External Diploma/Degree transfers, please click here.

For information on applying to study for an undergraduate course at Queen Mary, please refer to Undergraduate study.

Recognition of Lebanese qualifications for Graduate Entry

Master's degrees (all one year)


  • Bachelor’s degree/Licence/Diplôme as long as of at least 4 years in duration
  • Maîtrise/Magistere
  • Diplôme d'Etudes Supérieures (Diploma of Higher Studies)
  • Exact requirements will depend on the course you are applying for and the level you have studied at but you will be usually expected to have an overall final grade of at least 13/20 or 80%/B or a GPA of 3.0

Please note that all applications are considered on an individual basis and students may be admitted to Master's programmes with a lower level degree if they have work experience relevant to the degree applied for.


Please see the English Language Requirements for full details.

Research degree (MPhil/PhD: 3 years)


  • The usual entrance requirement for a research degree is a Master's degree from a UK university or the American University of Beirut or the Diplôme d'Etudes Approfondies (Diploma of Advanced Studies) from a recognised institution in Lebanon


For information on applying to study for a postgraduate programme at Queen Mary, please refer to postgraduate study.



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Scholarships and Funding

Queen Mary offers various scholarships to encourage excellent students to study with us. Please see our International Scholarships page for more information.

Students maybe eligible for the following scholarship:

In country representatives

Overseas representatives

Educational Representatives in our regional office in Lebanon provides support to the ever increasing number of applicants from to Queen Mary, University of London. The regional office in Lebanon has been very active in guiding and advising applicants in various capacities as well as maintaining the high standard of the entry requirements. Now applicants can get easy access to all required information in person from our representatives in their own country.


Global Study UK - Beirut Office

Harouni Building,
6th Floor,
Thomas Edisson Street
Ramlet El Baida

Tel: +961 (0)1 811 432 


Global Study UK - Hamra Office

Strand Building
Jeanne D'arc Street
Tel: +961 (0)1 751 780

Global Study UK - Jbeil Office

Centre Byblos 2412
4th Floor,
Apartment 27
Mar Gerges Street, facing Ksar Restaurant

Tel: +961 (0)9 542 806


Education Basket

Al Arz Street
Acar Building
3rd Floor
Office 303
Tel:+961 1567650
Mobile: +961 70363813
Makdessi Street
Alam Eddine Building
1st Floor
Shaab 360521
Tel: +961 1738310

Visits to your country

Country manager

Joanne Waller is the International Officer for the Middle East and North Africa and is happy to help you with any questions you may have about the university.

Joanne Waller
International Officer

Tel: +44 (0)20 7882 6520
Facebook: Joanne Waller QMUL

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