Study at the UK's only dedicated healthcare sciences university, sharing a campus with one of the largest hospitals in London. Our courses will give you the experience you need to succeed, whether you choose to return to Saudi Arabia or work elsewhere in the world.

St George’s has been educating students from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for many years and we have been approved by the Saudi Ministry of Higher Education for funding in a wide variety of subject categories.

London is one of Europe’s most diverse cities and includes a large Muslim population. The city is home to over 400 mosques, two of which are less than 10 minutes’ walk from the University. We also have our own Islamic Student Society which represents and caters for Muslim students on campus.

Entry requirements


  • Undergraduate

    MBBS, BSc (Hons)/MSci Biomedical Science, BSc (Hons) Diagnostic Radiography, and BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy: We do not accept direct entry from Tawjihiyya or Thanawiyya Al’Aaama (Secondary School Certificate)

    Students must complete the Foundation Programme in Medical, Biomedical and Health Sciences or have another qualifying background, such as A Levels or the IB Diploma.
    Please see the individual course pages for any other requirements.

  • Postgraduate

    All of our postgraduate courses require a minimum GPA of 3.5 (out of 5).  The exception is Physiotherapy MSc which requires a GPA of 4.5.

    Please see the relevant course page for any specific undergraduate degree required. For alternative qualifications, please check the relevant course web page.

  • English
    Please contact the International Office if you have taken a qualificaion other than IELTS. These are our IELTS requirements:

    All MBBS (Medicine) courses, BSc (Hons) Biomedical Science, BSc (Hons) Diagnostic Radiography, and BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy: IELTS 7.0 with at least 7.0 in Writing and Speaking, 6.5 in Reading and Listening;
    MRes Biomedical Science, MSc Sports Cardiology, MSc Applied Exercise for Health, and MSc Rehabilitation: IELTS 6.5 with at least 6.0 in each skill.
    MSc Genomic Medicine: Overall 7.0 with 6.5 in Listening, Reading and Speaking. 7.0 in Writing.

Exhibitions and visits

We visit Saudi Arabia regularly. Find out when we will visit next.



Visit our scholarships page for details.

Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Scholarship Programme

Medicine and Allied Sciences is a strategic priority for the Saudi Arabian government. Programmes related to Medicine and Allied Sciences are one of three fields within the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Scholarship Programme. St George’s, University of London regularly receives applications from Saudi Arabian students wishing to study with the aid of a Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Scholarship.

Study abroad

A semester studying abroad as part of your degree gives you the opportunity to see the world, discover a new culture, meet new people, pick up a new language and learn more about yourself. It can also make you more attractive to employers and improve performance in your studies.

Read more about studying abroad.

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