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 Nigeria.
Prospective students from Nigeria 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.
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 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.
Postgraduate Research (e.g. MPhil/PhD)
Successful completion of a Master’s Degree.
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:
- 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.
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 in Nigeria are eligible to apply for the Lincoln 50% Global Scholarship, while postgraduate students can apply for the Lincoln Africa Scholarship worth £5,000.
Representatives from the University of Lincoln regularly attend events around the world. For more information on events taking place in Nigeria, 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 Nigeria is Liam Howarth.
Liam will be visiting Nigeria in June and can answer your questions about entry requirements, the application process, and life at the University of Lincoln.
If you would like to meet Liam for an individual appointment between 19th and 21st June for advice on studying with us at Lincoln or anything else, please contact him at email@example.com.
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:
24B Djibouti Crescent
off Freetown Street
behind Rockview Hotel
the 5th House after Zartech
Tel: 081-7149-5402 / 09-093478930
The Horizon Office Complex
Vitas Bus Stop
Ring Road, Ibadan
99 Opebi Road
Valley View Plaza
1st Floor Chalet A Tahir Guest Palace (Annex)
84 Lamido Road,
Off Suleiman Crescent,
(Behind Niima Hotel)
BCIE Port Harcourt
2nd Floor, F. H. Jumbo House
80 Aba Road
Opposite Government Crafts Development Centre
Port Harcourt, Rivers State
BCIE Victoria Island
14 Muri Okunola Street
Off Ajose Adeogun Street
Mob: 08062351535 / 07081819614
Chelis Education Consult Ltd
Abuja: firstname.lastname@example.org | Tel: +234 903 175 0570 / +234 805 673 6358
Asaba: email@example.com | Tel: +234 816 937 1367 / +234 805 673 6358
Enugu: firstname.lastname@example.org | Tel: +234 903 866 2001 / +234 805 673 6358
Ikorodu, Lagos: email@example.com | Tel: +234 814 424 1639 / +234 805 673 6358
Kaduna: firstname.lastname@example.org | Tel: +234 814 424 1639 / +234 805 673 6358
Kano: email@example.com | Tel: +234 810 318 3644 / +234 805 673 6358
Lekki, Lagos: Tel: +234 908 599 2722
Port Harcourt: firstname.lastname@example.org | Tel: +234 813 694 2702 / +234 805 673 6358
Surulere, Lagos: email@example.com | Tel: +234 908 599 2721 / +234 805 673 6358
Krypton Education Services
Abuja: Tel: +234 987 466 613 / +234 805 801 4766
Ikeja, Lagos: firstname.lastname@example.org | Tel: +234 18 510 608 / +234 803 562 9950
Warri: email@example.com | Tel: +234 987 46 613 / +234 805 801 4766
Abuja, FCT: firstname.lastname@example.org | Tel: +234 808 710 6632 / +234 806 542 0169
Benin City: email@example.com | Tel: +234 808 190 9290 / +234 803 582 9898
Calabar: firstname.lastname@example.org | Tel: +234 808 710 6656
Festac, Lagos: email@example.com | Tel: +234 708 769 2250 / +234 803 529 8540
Ikeja, Lagos: firstname.lastname@example.org | Tel +234 808 710 4631 / +234 808 710 6627
Port Harcourt: email@example.com | Tel: +234 808 710 6639 / +234 806 647 346
Uyo: firstname.lastname@example.org | Tel: +234 808 710 6656
Yaba, Lagos: email@example.com | Tel: +234 808 190 9282 / +234 808 190 9283
PFL Group International Limited - Abuja
Silverbird Entertainment Centre, 2nd Floor (Opposite Canadian VFS Centre) Plot 1161, Memorial Drive, Central Business District, Abuja, Nigeria
Contact: Aderonke Obasa
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org / email@example.com
Tel: +234 (0)9094031468 / +234 (0)7042924009
PFL Group International Limited - Ibadan
Oni and Sons Bus Stop, Ring Road, Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria
Contact: Abimbola Rotimi
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org / email@example.com
Tel: +234 (0)8182825120 / +234 (0)7042924013
PFL Group International Limited - Ikeja
49 Sobo Arobiodu Street, GRA, Ikeja, Lagos, Nigeria
Contact: Eno Archibong
Email: Eno.firstname.lastname@example.org / Ikeja@preparationforlife.com
Tel: +234 (0)17940133
PFL Group International Limited - Port Harcourt
2nd Floor, Item House, No 82 Tombia Extension, G.R.A. Phase 2, Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria
Contact: Charles Fasuyi
Email: Charles.email@example.com / firstname.lastname@example.org
PFL Group International Limited – Victoria Island (IDEAS)
296B Jide Oki Street, Off Ligali Ayorinde Street, Victoria Island, Lagos, Nigeria
Contact: Ope Ikuejuyone
Tel: +234 (0)704 3294298
Abuja: email@example.com | Tel: +234 929 06 508
Enugu: firstname.lastname@example.org | Tel: +234 705 919 3156
Ibadan: email@example.com | Tel: +234 803 723 3489
Ikeja, Lagos: firstname.lastname@example.org | Tel: +234 013 429 059
Port Harcourt: email@example.com | Tel: +234 811 670 9992
Victoria Island: firstname.lastname@example.org | +234 012 915 972
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 email@example.com.