Entry requirements for Ghana

Academic entry requirements will vary between courses. Please check the individual course page and use the equivalency tables below to work out the specific requirements for your course.

Undergraduate

Qualifications equivalent to UK A-levels:

  • WAEC West African Senior School Certificate (WASSCE) PLUS a recognised foundation course.

Equivalencies

Equivalencies for our foundation programmes

ProgrammeA-level requirementWAEC equivalency
Integrated 4-year foundation programmesCCDfive B grades from WASSCE
International Foundation DiplomaEEfive C grades from WASSCE

GCSE equivalencies:

  • GCSE grade B / grade 5 equivalent: WAEC West African Senior School Certificate grade B3
  • GCSE grade C / grade 4 equivalent: WAEC West African Senior School Certificate grade C6
  • Minimum passing grade is E8

If you do not meet our minimum undergraduate requirements, you may still be able to apply for one of our foundation courses.

Postgraduate

Minimum entry requirements

Qualifications equivalent to a UK bachelor degree:

  • Bachelor degree

Please check the individual course listing for the bachelor degree requirement and use the equivalency table below to work out your specific requirement. If you do not meet our minimum requirements you may still be able to apply for one of our pre-master’s courses.

Equivalencies

Bachelor degree requirementBachelor degree equivalency
2:1 (for direct entry)2:1
2:2 (for direct entry)2:2
Pass grade (for a pre-master’s course)3rd Class

Additional information

Minimum English language requirements


One of the following:

  • IELTS 6.0 - 7.0, with 6.0 in reading and writing, and 5.5 in listening and speaking
  • Pre-sessional University English
  • C6 in English Language in WAEC/WASSCE (Results must be verified by scratch card supplied by the applicant from all WAEC nations.)
  • We may be able to accept alternative qualifications as evidence of your English language skills

Equivalent academic qualifications can be accepted and we are happy to consider applicants on a case by case basis. Please contact our admissions team if you wish to discuss your specific qualifications.