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Learning foreign languages

The National University of Modern Languages offers courses teaching many languages:

  • Arabic
  • French
  • Chinese
  • Japanese
  • Urdu
  • Turkish
  • German
  • Italian
  • Korean

These courses are available in Islamabad, Lahore, Faisalabad, Multan, Hyderabad, Quetta, Peshawar, Karachi and Gwadar.

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Open University studies

The Allama Iqbal Open University is a distance learning university with tradition. Its goal: "Education for all".

The university offers Higher Secondary School Certificates (HSSC) and Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees. Certified courses and basic functional courses for illiterate people are also available. Doctorates are also possible.

Subjects mainly include Arabic, Islamic Studies, Natural Sciences and Humanities.

Costs are involved and registration is required.

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Study online

The Virtual University is Pakistan's first online university. It aims to enable everyone to study at affordable prices.

Students can obtain a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree. A doctorate is also possible. 

Subjects include:

  • Economics
  • Psychology
  • Communications
  • English
  • Computer science
  • Software development
  • Teacher training
  • Accounting  
  • Marketing
  • Management

The Virtual University also offers general courses in computer science, humanities, management and mathematics. Graduates receive a certificate.

It also provides language courses in Chinese, English, French and German.

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