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Pakistan: When is a Bachelor a Bachelor, and when is a Master's a Master's? - an interactive webinar


This online course is designed to help university admissions staff understand whether individuals holding Pakistan higher education awards would be suitable for entry onto postgraduate programme.

The Pakistani higher education system is confusing and building on the latest research this session will clarify why some Bachelor programmes would be suitable for postgraduate study.

Target Audience

This course is recommended for university and college staff involved with entry to postgraduate courses. The course will also be useful to people from professional bodies, nationality & immigration solicitors, recruiters, work permit and visa agencies, careers / guidance / refugee and asylum seekers advisers.


This online session will give an overview of the structure of the Pakistani education system with a special focus on the higher education system.

It includes practical guidelines on accreditation, the different higher education awards and their characteristics and how they compare to UK standards.

The key objectives of the training are to:

  • Understand the broad outline of structure of the education system in Pakistan
  • Understand the different types of Bachelor and Master’s degree, their characteristics, their level compared to the UK system, and how to distinguish between degrees with the same title
  • Determine the suitability of Pakistani applicants for postgraduate study

Support materials

Delegates will receive a copy of all materials used. Delegates completing the course will also receive a UK NARIC certificate of completion.

Book on this course

Please complete the following online form and you will receive an email confirming your registration. We will provide the webinar link with participation instructions to delegates closer to the event time. 

Alternatively, you can purchase the  recording that will be available 7 days after the live. Please contact for more information.

*If you have free training places in your membership package, please contact your account manager before registering.

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