A Foundation Course (or sometimes known as Access course) is an alternative route to an undergraduate degree program. It is basically a one-year (If starting in September OR October) OR 9 Months (if started in January) pre-university course that is specific to the subject that you wish to study at undergraduate degree level. You will be able to enrol in an undergraduate degree after you complete this course program when you satisfactorily complete this course, subject to your meeting all the university’s specific entry requirements.

It is an extensive 3 OR 4 terms program of academic subjects. It is designed to provide a direct path to year 2 and is equivalent to the first year of an undergraduate degree. On successful completion of the course and having met the required entry standards, students will proceed directly to their preferred degree program.

Intermediate students with 50% or above along with AS and A-Level students with poor grades can get offers from selected institutes. 5.5 band is required in IELTS, however, lower band students can apply as well with a pre-session course.

Global Education Gateway has partnerships with five respected educational groups worldwide:

  1. Cambridge Education Group
  2. INTO
  3. Navitas
  4. Study Group
  5. Applyboard

Yes, International students who get admissions in Public Funded/Government Institutions are allowed to work part-time (for not more than 20 hours per week) during the term and full time during vacations.

The average range of fees you should expect to pay includes:



  • Undergraduate courses – £7,000 – £25,000 per year
  • Postgraduate courses – £8,000 – £25,000 per year


  • Undergraduate courses – $20,000 – $50,000 per year
  • Postgraduate courses – $20,000 – $40,000 per year


  • Undergraduate courses – AUD$25,000 – AUD$40,000 per year
  • Postgraduate courses – AUD$25,000 – AUD$40,000 per year


  • Undergraduate courses – CAD$20,000 – CAD$40,000 per year

Yes, if you are going to study in the UK on a course lasting more than six months, your child (from the age of four up to sixteen) will be eligible to study in a state school.

The following documents/information are required as pre-requisites:
 Copies of all educational documents
 Contact details; Given name, phone number, email address
 Scanned copy of your CNIC
 Scanned copy of your passport
 Copy of IELTS/TOEFL results
 Two photographs
 Two reference letters from your last place of study
 Copy of experience letter if any (For Masters)

Intermediate, O Levels and SSC Pass students with an IELTS band of 4.5 or above anywhere in UK, USA, Canada, or Australia (Terms and conditions applied).

The Pre-Master offers a direct path to a Master Degree for International students, who do not meet the University’s Postgraduate entry requirements or wanted to refresh their knowledge. It is the best way to prepare for a Postgraduate degree. Students can progress into various Master program and MBA through Pre-Master course.

Universities offer very attractive merit-based scholarships and competitive discounts. Please do contact our staff member for confirmation of a discount or scholarship offered by your chosen university.

Generally, the entry requirement for a Master’s program is a good undergraduate degree in a related field. However, for those who do not possess a first degree, their application may still be considered based on their own merits as admissions decisions are made independently by each institution. Working experience, although not necessary in some cases, would be an advantage. If the admissions office still considers your qualifications and/or working experience insufficient, they may recommend that you do extra courses at the university before fully embarking on the Master’s program. Universities also ask applicants to show proof of the English language ability through the IELTS examination.

There are two costs involved:

  • Course fees
  • Living expenses

The cost of living varies from location to location as there are many factors that come to play such as inflation and forex fluctuation. The costs in general amount to $18,000 - $25,000 per year. These include costs paid for food and lodging.

Yes, when applying for the visa you are required to pay for health insurance that covers most of your medical needs while you are studying abroad.

Yes, but first you have to study at least six months in the same university then you can transfer to another university with the consent of the current education provider.

There are few restrictions apply on a student visa, as you cannot initiate a business. You are
supposed to be attending classes. Not involved in any activity other than studies and if the
university allows then only you can work part-time whilst on course a maximum 20 hours per

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