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.
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:
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:
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:
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: firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information, please contact the International Admissions Team: email@example.com.
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:
Specific information on postgraduate entry requirements can be found on the individual programme page.
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.
Prospective students require one of the following qualifications:
• WASSCE A1-C6
• Senior Secondary School Certificate English Language: grades A-C
• IELTS 6.0 (with no less than 5.5 in each band score) or equivalent. Please note that some courses require a higher score
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.
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:
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.
Representatives from the University of Lincoln regularly attend events around the world. For more information on events taking place in Ghana, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 can answer your questions about entry requirements, the application process, and life at the University of Lincoln.
Please email email@example.com for more information, and for details of his next visit to 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:
Off Oxford Street
Behind SSNIT Hospital
Next Door to Mama Mia Restaurant
Mob: 0246015016 / 0244828577
CUPA Study International
42 Olusegun Obasanjo Way
Pig Farm Junction
PO Box TF 70
Tel: +233 (0) 302 224516 / +233 (0) 208299657
PFL Group International Limited – Ghana (Accra Office)
La Bawaleshi Road
Okponglo- East Legon
near Ecobank Ghana Limited -
Contact: Kwame Odame
Tel: +233 (0)302765090
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:
For more information about our regional Agents and representatives, please email the International Team on firstname.lastname@example.org.