Lancaster University & COMSATS (CIIT) Partnership

COMSATS (CIIT) and Lancaster University deliver a range of undergraduate degree programmes at the CIIT Lahore campus in Pakistan, the first ever programmes between UK and Pakistani universities.

CIIT is one the leading universities in Pakistan and together with Lancaster have developed an innovative and long standing partnership.

Students can earn a highly regarded international degree from Lancaster, for a fraction of the cost of study in the UK. There are now approximately 2,000 students studying Lancaster degrees on the Lahore campus.

Undergraduate degree programmes are currently available in Business Studies, Engineering and Computing. The programmes are taught by CIIT staff in collaboration with Lancaster academic staff. Students can transfer and complete their degree programme on the Lancaster campus.  Please note that these are all four year Undergraduate degree programmes.


Degree Programmes

Upon successful graduation students will be awarded a degree from Lancaster University.

The following degree programmes are validated by Lancaster University and accredited by the Pakistan Higher Education Commission.

  • Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Computer Science
  • Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Software Engineering
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Hons) in Electrical (Telecommunications) Engineering
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Hons) in Electrical (Electronics) Engineering
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Hons) in Computer Engineering
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Hons) in Chemical Engineering
  • Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Business Administration

Further Information

For more information about the degree programmes please see the COMSATS CIIT website or contact:

Dr Muhammad Ahmed Farooqui
Programme Director

COMSATS Institute of Information Technology
M. A. Jinnah Building
Defence Road, Off Raiwind Road
Tel: +92 (42) 35340981-3
Fax: +92 (42) 35340853

You can also contact:

Dr Hassan Ahmed, Director for Partnership Development
Lancaster University
Bailrigg Campus