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Pakistan

The University of Warwick is a very popular destination for Pakistan students choosing to study overseas. We welcome applications for our Foundation, Undergraduate, Postgraduate and Research courses. If you need any advice or guidance on the qualifications below, our South Asia Team are here to help as well as our network of Agents and Representatives. Contact them at southasia@warwick.ac.uk 

The education system in Pakistan is of a different structure to that in the UK, even though some of the terminology is common. Below is an approximate guide to the qualification entry levels at the University of Warwick.

Programmes by Levels and Credit Hours Requirements (New System)

 

Level

Award Type

Award Example

Semesters

Considered for

Higher Education Levels

8

Doctoral

PhD

18 Credit hours course work and dissertation evaluated by at least two PhD experts from technologically/academically advanced countries in addition to one local expert and doctoral Committee m

 

7

Masters

MA/MPhil/MS/MBA/MSc Eng/M.E./MTech

Minimum 30 Credit Hours with or without thesis

Research Degree including PhD

6

Bachelor (Hons)

BA/BSc/BE/BArch/BSc Eng/BSc Agri/BTech (Hons)

MA/MSc (16 year)/LLB/B.Com (Hons)/

MBBS/DVM/BDS/PharmD

8-10 semesters/124 – 140 Credit Hours

Taught Master’s degree

5

Associate Degree

Ordinary Bachelor

BA/BSc (Pass), BTech (Pass)

Associate Degrees

4-6 semesters/50+ credit hours

Year 1 undergraduate

 

4A

A Levels

International Baccalaureate

Advanced Placement (APs)

 

 

Year 1 undergraduate

Higher Secondary Education

4

Higher Secondary School Certificate (HSSC)

F.A/F.Sc/ICS/I.Com/DBA/DCom

 

International Foundation Programme

English Language

If English is not your first language, you will be required to provide evidence of an English language qualification to demonstrate your ability. This could be an IELTS or TOEFL examination, for example. You can find further information here, including the minimum requirements.

International Foundation Programme

For applicants who would like to apply for our IFP, we would require you to achieve the Intermediate/Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC), with a minimum 70% overall in the final year.

Undergraduate Courses

For applicants to our Undergraduate courses who have studied on the Cambridge, Edexcel, International Baccalaureate or American College Board systems, our minimum requirements are stated on the links above, including any subject requirements.

Students with an excellent score in a two year bachelor’s degree from a recognised institution will be considered for year one entry of a Warwick bachelor’s degree.

For applicants studying Higher Secondary Certificate, completion of the International Foundation Programme is required.

Postgraduate Courses

For applicants looking to apply to our Postgraduate Taught or Research degrees, we typically we require a four year bachelor’s degree from a high ranked (HEC) university with minimum GPA of 3.6, depending on your institution. Please see the below table for further information.

Students with excellent scores in a three year bachelor’s degree and a master’s degree from recognised institutions will be considered for postgraduate study.

Please note that we can only consider applications from the universities listed below. To search for your institution please press ctrl+f and type the name in English.

Aga Khan University
Bahauddin Zakariya University, Multan
Bahria University, Islamabad
Baqai Medical University
Beaconhouse National University, Lahore
COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Islamabad
Dow University of Health Sciences, Karachi
Forman Christian College, Lahore (University status)
Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute of Engineering Sciences & Technology, Topi
Government College University, Faisalabad
Habib University Karachi
Indus Valley School of Art and Architecture, Karachi
Information Technology University of the Punjab, Lahore
Institute of Business Administration (IBA) Karachi
Institute of Business Management, Karachi
Institute of Management Science, Peshawar (IMS)
Institute of Space Technology, Islamabad
Iqra University, Karachi
Karachi School for Business & Leadership
Khyber Medical University, Peshawar
King Edward Medical University, Lahore
Kinnaird College for Women, Lahore
Lahore School of Economics, Lahore
Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS), Lahore
National College of Arts, Lahore (NCA)
National Defence University, Islamabad
National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences (FAST), Isb.
National University of Science & Technology (NUST), Islamabad
Pakistan Institute of Development Economics, Islamabad
Pakistan Institute of Engineering and Applied Sciences (PIEAS), Islamabad
Pakistan Institute of Fashion and Design, Lahore
Pakistan Military Academy - Abbottabad (PMA)
Pakistan Naval Academy – Karachi
PMAS Arid Agriculture University, Rawalpindi
Quaid-e-Azam University, Islamabad
Sukkur Institute of Business Administration, Sukkur
SZABIST (Shaheed Zulfikar Ali Bhutto Institute of Science and Technology)
University of Agriculture, Faisalabad
University of Agriculture, Peshawar
University of Engineering & Technology, Lahore
University of Health Sciences, Lahore
University of Karachi
University of Peshawar, Peshawar
University of the Punjab, Lahore
University of Veterinary & Animal Sciences, Lahore
Ziauddin Medical University

For courses requiring a UK First Class: GPA 3.6+ or 90%+

For courses requiring a UK 2.1: GPA 3.2-3.59 or 80-89%

For courses requiring a UK 2.2: GPA 2.6-3.19 or 65-79%

Abdul Wali Khan University, Mardan
Air University, Islamabad
Ali Institute of Education, Lahore
City University of Science and Information Tech., Peshawar
Dadabhoy Institute of Higher Education, Karachi
Dawood University of Engineering & Technology, Karachi
DHA Suffa University
Fatima Jinnah Women University, Rawalpindi
Foundation University, Islamabad
Government College for Women University, Faisalabad
Government College University, Lahore
Government College Women University, Sialkot
Greenwich University, Karachi
Hajvery University, Lahore
Hamdard University
Imperial College of Business Studies, Lahore
Institute of Management Sciences, Lahore
International Islamic University, Islamabad
Islamia College University, Peshawar
Islamia University of Bahawalpur
Isra University, Hyderabad
KASB (Khadim Ali Shah Bukhari) Institute of Technology, Karachi
Lahore College for Women University, Lahore
Lahore Garrison University, Lahore
Lahore Leads University, Lahore
Lasbela University of Agriculture, Water and Marine Sciences
Liaquat University of Medical and Health Sciences, Jamshoro
Mehran University of Eng. & Technology, Jamshoro
National College of Business Administration & Economics, Lahore
National Textile University, Faisalabad
National University of Modern Languages, Islamabad
NED University of Engineering & Technology, Karachi
NFC Institute of Engineering & Technology, Multan
Nur International University, Lahore
Qarshi University
Riphah International University, Islamabad
Sindh Agriculture University, Tandojam
Sindh Institute of Medical Sciences, Karachi
Sir Syed University of Engg. & Technology, Karachi
Textile Institute of Pakistan, Karachi
The GIFT University, Gujranwala
The Superior College, Lahore
The University of Faisalabad, Faisalabad
University of Azad Jammu & Kashmir, Muzaffarabad
University of Balochistan, Quetta
University of Central Punjab, Lahore
University of Education, Lahore
University of Engineering and Technology Taxila
University of Engineering. & Technology, Peshawar
University of Gujrat, Gujrat
University of Lahore, Lahore
University of Malakand, Chakdara, Dir, Malakand
University of Management & Technology, Lahore
University of Sargodha, Sargodha
University of Science & Technology, Bannu
University of Sindh
University of Wah, Wah Cantt

For courses requiring a UK First Class: GPA 3.7+ or 93%+

For courses requiring a UK 2.1: GPA 3.5-3.69 or 88-92%

For courses requiring a UK 2.2: GPA 3.0-3.49 or 75-87%

Abasyn University, Peshawar
Al-Hamd Islamic University, Quetta
Al-Khair University, Azad Jammu & Kashmir
Allama Iqbal Open University
Bacha Khan University, Charsadda
Balochistan University of Engineering & Technology, Khuzdar
Benazir Bhutto Shaheed University, Lyari
BUITMS, Quetta
CECOS University of Information Technology & Emerging Sciences, Peshawar
COMMECS Institute of Business and Emerging Sciences,
Federal Urdu University of Arts, Science and Technology, Karachi
Gambat Institute of Medical Sciences, Khairpur
Gandhara University, Peshawar
Ghazi University, Dera Ghazi Khan
Global Institute, Lahore
Gomal University, D.I. Khan
Government Sadiq College Women University, Bahawalpur
Hazara University, Dodhial, Mansehra
HITEC University, Taxila
Indus University, Karachi
Institute of Business & Technology (BIZTEK), Karachi
Institute of Southern Punjab, Multan
Iqra National University, Peshawar
Jinnah Sindh Medical University, Karachi
Jinnah University for Women Karachi
Karachi Institute of Economics & Technology, Karachi
Karakoram International University Gilgit Baltistan
Khawaja Fareed University of Engineering & Information Technology, Rahim Yar Khan
Khushal Khan Khattak University, Karak
Kohat University of Science and Technology, Kohat
Minhaj University, Lahore
Mirpur University of Science & Technology, AJK
Mohi-ud-Din Islamic University, Azad Jammu & Kashmir
Muhammad Nawaz Shareef University of Agriculture, Multan
Newports Institute of Communication & Economics, Karachi
Northern University, Nowshera
Peoples University of Medical & Health Sciences for Women (Nawabshah)
Preston Institute of Management Sciences and Tech. Karachi
Preston University Karachi
Preston University, Kohat
Quaid-e-Awam University of Engineering, Science & Technology (QUEST)
Qurtaba University of Science and Information Technology
Sardar Bahadur Khan Women University, Quetta
Sarhad University of Science and Information Technology, Peshawar
Shah Abdul Latif University, Khairpur
Shaheed Benazir Bhutto City University, Karachi
Shaheed Benazir Bhutto Dewan University, Karachi
Shaheed Benazir Bhutto University, Shaheed Benzairabad
Shaheed Benazir Bhutto University, Sheringal, Dir
Shaheed Benazir Bhutto Women University Peshawar
Shaheed Mohtarma Benzair Bhutto Medical University, Larkana
Shaheed Zulfikar Ali Bhutto Medical University, Islamabad
Shaheed Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto University of Law, Karachi
Shifa Tameer-e-Millat University Islamabad
Sindh Madressatul Islam University
The Nazeer Hussain University, Karachi
The Women University, Multan
University of Haripur, Haripur
University of Management Sciences & Technology Kotli
University of Poonch, Rawalakot
University of South Asia, Lahore
University of Swabi
University of Swat, Swat
University of Turbat
Virtual University
Women University of AJK Bagh

For courses requiring a UK First Class: GPA 3.8+ or 95%+

For courses requiring a UK 2.1: GPA 3.6-3.79 or 90-94%

For courses requiring a UK 2.2: GPA 3.2-3.59 or 80-89%