Studying at a London university will be one of the most exciting times of your life. Ensure you are prepared with our application guide to studying in the UK.

A London University Application Guide

There are four important steps to start your application to study in London:

  1. Read the application guide below relevant to your level of study
  2. Search the course database to find the right course for you
  3. Register with Study London to contact your favourite universities for further information
  4. Apply for your UK Student Visa

Find a course

You can use the course search to find the right course for you. Be sure to check the entry requirements for your country. Each course and university will have different entry requirements. You can register with us to save your favourite courses and contact the universities directly.

If you are unsure if your qualifications will be accepted by a London university, contact the university's international office to see if they will accept your qualifications. Alternatively, compare your country's qualifications to UK qualifications at NARIC, the National Academic Recognition Information Centre, which will provide you with officially recognised documents (fee-based service).

Apply to study in London

The process for applying to study at a university in London depends on whether you want to study an undergraduate degree or postgraduate degree.

Undergraduate courses are commonly known as bachelor degrees. Postgraduate courses can be split into two categories, postgraduate taught and postgraduate research. Postgraduate taught courses are known as masters degrees and include MA, MSc, MBA, MRes and LLM amongst others. Postgraduate research programmes usually refer to PhD courses.

Choose from the options below to read the relevant application guide.