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Information for students from Tanzania

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

 

Entry requirements

Recognition of Tanzanian Qualifications for Undergraduate Entry

Academic:

  • Applicants holding the East African Advanced Certificate of Education (EAACE), Cambridge Overseas Higher School Certificate (COHSC), or Advanced Certificate of Secondary Education (ACSE) are eligible for admission to undergraduate degree programmes.
  • Applicants holding qualifications not recognised for direct entry to a degree course must attend a foundation course before pursuing an undergraduate course at Queen Mary.

Please refer to the prospectus and department web sites for individual subject A-Level and IB requirements.  Students eligible for undergraduate programmes having studied any of the Tanzanian qualifications listed above should use the A Level entry criteria as a guide to what is required for entry to a course.

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

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

English:

Please see the Entry Level Guidelines for English Language for full details.

Students with A-levels or IB will not require IELTS or TOEFL.

Recognition of Tanzanian Qualifications for Graduate Entry

Master's degrees (all one year)

Academic:

The exact requirements will depend on the programme you are applying for but the following qualifications will be considered for entry onto a Queen Mary Master’s degree:

  • Queen Mary will consider applicants holding a good Bachelor (Honours) degree from recognised Tanzanian universities for Masters study. Most departments require a minimum upper second division (2:1) although some may consider students with a lower second class division (2:2).
  • 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 significant work experience relevant to the degree applied for.

English:

Please see the Entry Level Guidelines for English Language for full details.

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

Research degree (MPhil/PhD: 3 years)

Academic:

  • The usual entrance requirement for a research degree is a Master's degree from a UK university. However many departments also accept student with an upper second class (or equivalent) Bachelor’s degree from a non UK university

English:

Please see the Entry Level Guidelines for English Language for full details.

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

Financing your studies

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

In country representatives

Visits to your country

Country manager

Mr Jake Duffin

Email: j.duffin@qmul.ac.uk
Tel: +44 (0) 20 7882 6522

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