Information and Advice for Prospective Students from Kenya

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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.

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

Entry Requirements

Prospective students from Kenya 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:

  • University Diploma (requires assessment by NARIC)
  • A Level
  • East African Advanced Certificate of Education (EAACE) / Kenya Advanced Certificate of Education (KACE)
  • Ordinary Diploma.

 

 

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.

Advanced Entry (Undergraduate)

  • Higher Diploma / Higher Technician Diploma with min 60% / B can be considered for Level 3 entry

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: intadmissions@lincoln.ac.uk.

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 although typically you will require a minimum of Grade C (or 50%).

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

Postgraduate Resarch (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
  • Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) English Language: grades A-C.

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 in Kenya are eligible to apply for the Lincoln 50% Global Scholarship, while postgraduate students can apply for the Lincoln Africa Scholarship worth £5,000.

Meet Us in Kenya

Representatives from the University of Lincoln regularly attend events around the world. For more information on events taking place in Kenya, 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 Senior International Officer for Kenya is Liam Howarth.

Liam will be visiting Nairobi and Mombasa in January 2020. Liam can answer your questions about entry requirements, scholarships, the application process, and life at the University of Lincoln.

Please see Liam’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. Liam will be in Kenya from 17-23 January 2020.

 

Date

Time

Event

Location

17th and 18th January 2020

10:00 - 17:30

SI-UK Exhibition, Nairobi, Kenya

Villa Rosa Kempinski, Chiromo Road Nairobi KE, Kenya, +254 703 049000

20th January 2020

10:00 - 17:30

SI-UK Exhibition, Mombasa, Kenya

Hotel English Point Mombasa, Silos Road, Mombasa, Kenya, +254 41 2147800

Our Global Education Agents in Kenya

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

Uniserv Ltd
Email: info@uniserveducation.com
Web: http://www.uniserveducation.com

 

SI-UK Nairobi Office
Ground Floor, Jimkan House
Woodvale Grove,
Westlands,
Nairobi 12830-00400
Kenya
Phone: +254 (0) 755688242/47/53
nairobi@studyin-uk.com
www.studyin-uk.co.ke

SI-UK Mombassa Office
Second Floor, Amal Plaza,
Links Road,
Nyali
Mombasa 84453-80100
Phone: +254 (0) 780 450 642
mombasa@studyin-uk.com
www.studyin-uk.co.ke

 

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.