Information and Advice for Prospective Students from Ghana

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As one of the UK’s leading modern universities, students from more than 100 countries apply to the University of Lincoln each year for degree level studies.

To help you prepare, the following information provides guidance on the entrance requirements you will need to meet, alongside further information in support of your application.

Entry Requirements

Prospective students from Ghana are required to meet the following University of Lincoln entry requirements:

Students who do not meet the minimum undergraduate entry requirements may be eligible for entry onto a Lincoln International Study Centre Foundation or International Year One programme. For more information, please visit the International Study Centre website.

Prospective students require one of the following qualifications for entry into year one of an undergraduate degree:

  • Successful completion of a recognised International Foundation Course
  • West African Higher School Certificate/GCE A Level
  • Certificate (Undergraduate University Programme)
  • Diploma (Undergraduate University Programme)
  • Higher National Diploma
  • Specific information on IB requirements can be found on the individual course page.

 

Advanced Entry (Undergraduate)

Depending on your academic background and intended course of study, it may be possible to apply for advanced entry into year 2 or 3 of a University of Lincoln undergraduate course. For more information, please contact the Student Administration Team: admissions@lincoln.ac.uk

 

Advanced Entry (Undergraduate)

Depending on your academic background and intended course of study, it may be possible to apply for advanced entry into year 2 or 3 of a University of Lincoln undergraduate course.

For more information, please contact the Student Administration Team: admissions@lincoln.ac.uk.

For more information, please contact the International Admissions Team: intadmissions@lincoln.ac.uk.

Master's

Entry requirements for postgraduate (master degree) programmes vary by course although typically you will require a minimum of 2.51 or 50% from your GPA.

Specific information on postgraduate entry requirements can be found on the individual programme page.

For comparison purposes, a GPA of 2.51 (or a 50%) is the equivalent of a 2:2 honours degree. 

PhD

Successful completion of a Master’s Degree

Please note that the information above is for guidance purposes only and is not an exhaustive list of accepted qualifications. To check if your qualification is eligible, please contact the International Admissions Team.

Please note that the information above is for guidance purposes only and is not an exhaustive list of accepted qualifications. To check if your qualification is eligible, please contact the Student Administration Team.

English Language Requirements

Prospective students require one of the following qualifications:

  • IELTS 6.0 (with no less than 5.5 in each band score) or equivalent. Please note that some courses require a higher score
  • Senior Secondary School Certificate English Language at grades A-C
  • School Certificate / General Certificate of Education Ordinary Level English Language at grades 1-6

Students who do not meet the above English language requirements may be eligible for entry onto a Pre Sessional English and Academic Study Skills (PEASS) course.

Further information regarding English language requirements and Pre Sessional Courses can be found on our English Requirements page.

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Fees and Funding

Tuition Fees

University of Lincoln students are required to pay tuition fees for each year of their course. Further information regarding tuition fees and how to pay can be found on the following pages:

Undergraduate Programmes
Postgraduate Programmes

Scholarships

Each year, the University of Lincoln is delighted to award a number of scholarships and bursaries to suitably qualified students from around the world. Depending on your academic ability, intended programme of study and nationality, the level of scholarship / bursary can vary.

Meet Us in Ghana

Representatives from the University of Lincoln regularly attend events around the world. For more information on events taking place in Ghana, please contact international@lincoln.ac.uk.

Education Agents in Ghana

The University of Lincoln work with a number of agents and representatives around the world. As part of their role, they can provide information and support in the following areas:

  • Study opportunities in the UK
  • Applying to the University of Lincoln
  • Advice and support

Contact the International Office

Tel: +44 (0)1522 886040 (During office hours, 8:30am - 5:00pm GMT, Monday - Friday)

Email: international@lincoln.ac.uk or use our online enquiry form.