Information for students from Pakistan

We are delighted you are considering joining UCA to study! Here, you will be able to set your creativity free, learn a wealth of transferable skills, get unique industry insight and be prepared for a successful career in the creative industries.

This page should give you all the information you need to know about applying to UCA from your country, and more about life at UCA too.

And, if you have any questions, see the Get In Touch section to call or email your country’s specialist contact.

Entry requirements

If you do not have UK qualifications, we will consider equivalent qualifications from Pakistan for entry onto our Foundation, Bachelor’s and Master’s courses.

Each application we receive is considered individually and therefore these qualifications are provided as a guide.

Please also check the entry requirements on the specific course you are interested in to check for course-specific requirements.

If you are not sure if you have the necessary qualifications please contact internationaladmissions@uca.ac.uk.


For our Bachelor's courses, we usually require that you have one of the following:

  • Associate Degree from a recognised Pakistani university with 55% or GPA 2.5
  • A transcript showing successful completion of two or three year of a Bachelor's degree from a recognised Pakistani university with 55% or GPA 2.5

For our International Foundation in Creative Practices and our Integrated International Foundation courses, we usually require that you have a Pakistani Intermediate/Higher Education Secondary School Examination, showing 12 years of completed school study, with 55%.

For our Master's courses with Integrated International Pre-masters, we usually require that you have successfully completed your Bachelor's degree (minimum 4 years) from a recognised university.

For our Master's courses, we usually require that you have one of the following:

  • Successful completion of your Bachelor's degree (minimum 4 years) from a recognised university, with 50% overall/GPA 2.6
  • Successful completion of your Master's degree from a recognised university

Scholarships & bursaries

UCA offers a number of fee discounts, also known as scholarships, specific to students from overseas.

These discounts are available to new international students and international alumni, who have graduated within the last three years. 

To find out more about what is available, whether you are eligible, and how to apply, visit our scholarships page.

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Get in touch

Please let the country manager know if you have any questions or need help with your application!

Reena Jethwany  

Local Representative: Bangladesh
reena.jethwany.e1@uca.ac.uk
Phone: +91 (0)6363 672 525

Mohit Sehgal

Local Representative: India, Nepal, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka
mohit.sehgal.e1@uca.ac.uk
Phone: +91 (0)9818 077 174