Information and Advice for Prospective Students from Nigeria

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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 Nigeria are required to meet the following University of Lincoln entry requirements:

Students who have successfully completed Year 12 with an average grade of 60% may be eligible for entry onto a Lincoln International Study Centre Foundation Programme.

For students who successfully complete Year 12 with a minimum grade of 60% plus one extra year of study, it may be possible to enter onto a Lincoln International Study Centre International Year One course.

For further information on Foundation and International Year 1 entry requirements, 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
  • National Diploma (ND)
  • Certificate (Undergraduate University Programme)
  • Diploma (Undergraduate University Programme)
  • Specific information on 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.

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

Masters
Entry requirements for postgraduate (master degree) programmes vary by course although typically you will require a minimum of 2.5 out of 5 GPA.

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

For comparison purposes, a GPA of 2.5 – 2.99 / 5 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
- NECO Senior School Certificate English Language at grades A1-C6
- WAEC West African Senior School Certificate 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 Nigeria

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

Education Agents in Nigeria

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

Anappleis Nigeria Ltd
Web: http://www.anappleis.com/
Email: eveenakimio@yahoo.com
Tel: +234 802 314 4985

Chelis Education Consult Ltd
Web: http://www.cheliseducation.com/
Abuja: cecabuja@cheliseducation.com | Tel: +234 903 175 0570 / +234 805 673 6358
Asaba: cecasaba@cheliseducation.com | Tel: +234 816 937 1367 / +234 805 673 6358
Enugu: cecenugu@cheliseducation.com | Tel: +234 903 866 2001 / +234 805 673 6358
Ikorodu, Lagos: info@cheliseducation.com | Tel: +234 814 424 1639 / +234 805 673 6358
Kaduna: info@cheliseducation.com | Tel: +234 814 424 1639 / +234 805 673 6358
Kano: ceckano@cheliseducation.com | Tel: +234 810 318 3644 / +234 805 673 6358
Lekki, Lagos: Tel: +234 908 599 2722
Port Harcourt: ceceph@cheliseducation.com | Tel: +234 813 694 2702 / +234 805 673 6358
Surulere, Lagos: info@cheliseducation.com | Tel: +234 908 599 2721 / +234 805 673 6358

Global Networks
Web: http://www.globalnetworksedu.com/
Email: global_eduserve@yahoo.co.uk
Tel: +234 803 374 9866

Krypton Education Services
Web: http://www.kryptonservices.com/
Abuja: Tel: +234 987 466 613 / +234 805 801 4766
Ikeja, Lagos: info@kryptonservices.com | Tel: +234 18 510 608 / +234 803 562 9950
Warri: info@kryptonservices.com | Tel: +234 987 46 613 / +234 805 801 4766

MOD Education
Web: http://modeducation.info/
Abuja, FCT: abuja@modeducation.info | Tel: +234 808 710 6632 / +234 806 542 0169
Benin City: benin@modeducation.info | Tel: +234 808 190 9290 / +234 803 582 9898
Calabar: calabar@modeducation.info | Tel: +234 808 710 6656
Festac, Lagos: festac@modeducation.info | Tel: +234 708 769 2250 / +234 803 529 8540
Ikeja, Lagos: ikeja@modeducation.info | Tel +234 808 710 4631 / +234 808 710 6627
Port Harcourt: phc@modeducation.info | Tel: +234 808 710 6639 / +234 806 647 346
Uyo: uyo@modeducation.info | Tel: +234 808 710 6656
Yaba, Lagos: yaba@modeducation.info | Tel: +234 808 190 9282 / +234 808 190 9283

SI-UK
Web: http://www.studyin-uk.ng/
Abuja: abuja@studyin-uk.com | Tel: +234 805 379 0901
Ikeja, Lagos: lagos@studyin-uk.com | Tel: +234 811 734 4963

Students4UK
Web: http://studnets4uk.com/
Email: info@students4uk.com
Tel: +44 161 6 604 180

Study Abroad Services
Web:  http://www.sasng.com/
Email: info@sasng.com
Tel: +234 802 525 1378 / +234 803 205 8113

UKEAS
Web: https://www.ukeas.com.ng/
Abuja: abuja@ukeas.com.ng | Tel: +234 929 06 508
Enugu: enugu@ukeas.com.ng | Tel: +234 705 919 3156
Ibadan: ibadan@ukeas.com.ng | Tel: +234 803 723 3489
Ikeja, Lagos: ikeja@ukeas.com.ng | Tel: +234 013 429 059
Port Harcourt: ph@ukeas.com.ng | Tel: +234 811 670 9992
Victoria Island: vi@ukeas.com.ng | +234 012 915 972 

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Web: http://vantagescope360.com/
Email: info@vantagescope360.com
Tel: +234 818 111 3767 / +234 092 905 905

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.