Information and Advice for Prospective Students from Ghana

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Ghana

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.

There is also more information about scholarships available to students in Ghana.

Entry Requirements

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

University Preparation Courses for International Students

International and EU students who do not meet the minimum undergraduate entry requirements have the opportunity to study a preparation course at the University of Lincoln International Study Centre.

Students can apply for the International Foundation Year, a one-year course that aims to prepare you for the first year of your chosen degree. Students can choose from two subject routes:

● International Foundation Year in Business and Media
● International Foundation Year in Engineering and Computing

Students can also apply for the International Year One, an intensive, one-year course that is the equivalent of the first year of an undergraduate degree. Students can choose from four subject routes:

● International Year One in Business and Management
● International Year One in Computer Science
● International Year One in Engineering
● International Year One in Media Studies

Upon successful completion, students are able to progress to an undergraduate degree at the University of Lincoln.

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
  • General Certificate of Education Advanced Level
  • 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.

Prospective students with a Higher National Diploma (HND) from a recognised institution can be considered for advanced entry.  A minimum GPA of 3.0 (Second Class Upper Division) is required. 

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.

Postgraduate Taught (e.g MA/MSc)

Entry requirements for postgraduate (master degree) programmes vary by course.  You will require a Bachelor degree from a recognised institution with the following grades:

  • Second Class (Upper Division) or a GPA of 3.25 for programmes that require a 2:1 honours degree
  • Second Class (Lower Division) or a GPA of 2.51 for programmes that require a 2:2 honours degree 
     

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

Postgraduate Research (e.g. MPhil/PhD)

Postgraduate Research opportunities at the University of Lincoln range from MRes and MA by Research to MPhil / PhD.  For further information on entry requirements please visit the individual subject pages.

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. This qualification should usually have been obtained less than 5 years before enrolling at the University of Lincoln.

 

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.

All students from Ghana applying for undergraduate and postgraduate programmes are eligible to apply for either the Lincoln 50% Global Scholarship or the Santander International Scholarship worth £5,000.

 

The University is also accepting applications for the Lincoln Africa Scholarship worth £5,000 for postgraduate students. 

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 internationalenquiries@lincoln.ac.uk.

The University of Lincoln’s International Officers are happy to meet with prospective students, parents and alumni during their working trips around the world. The International Officer for Ghana is Liam Howarth.

Liam will be visiting Accra in June and can answer your questions about entry requirements, the application process, and life at the University of Lincoln.

Please see Mr Howarth's schedule below. If you would like to make an appointment outside of these times, then please email lhowarth@lincoln.ac.uk for his availability.

 

Date

Time

Event

Location

17 June 2019

12:30 – 17:00

Lincoln Information and Scholarship Day

Including, presentations from Dr Ramana Sundara, Programme Leader for MSc Agri-Food Technology and Mr Liam Howarth, Senior International Officer Ghana

Accra City Hotel, Barnes Road, West Ridge GA107-5500, Greater Accra, Ghana

Our Global 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

BCIE Accra
Off Oxford Street
Behind SSNIT Hospital
Next Door to Mama Mia Restaurant
Osu
Accra
Tel:  0302-778748
Fax: 0302-786534
Mob: 0246015016 / 0244828577
E-mail: ghana@bcie.co.uk

Bonfield Educational Advisory
Web: http://www.beadgh.com/
Email: studywithbead@gmail.com
Tel: +233 549 930 023

CUPA Study International 
42 Olusegun Obasanjo Way
Pig Farm Junction 
PO Box TF 70
Accra
Ghana

Tel: +233 (0) 302 224516 / +233 (0) 208299657
Instagram: @cupastudy
Twitter: @cupaghana
Web: www.cupaghana.net

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

UKEAS
Web: http://www.ukeas.com.gh/
Email: accra@ukeas.com.gh
Tel: +233 302 798 181

PFL Group International Limited – Ghana (Accra Office)
La Bawaleshi Road
Okponglo- East Legon
near Ecobank Ghana Limited -
Okponglo Branch
Accra GA417
Ghana
Contact: Kwame Odame
Email: Kwame.odame@preparationforlife.com
Tel: +233 (0)302765090

 

Our Global Education Agents

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

For more information about our regional Agents and representatives, please email the International Team on internationalenquiries@lincoln.ac.uk.

Contact the International Office

Tel: +44 (0)1522 308108

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