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We welcome applicants from around the world and often accept local country qualifications in line with the course entry requirements. If you have qualifications from Nigeria, we can review your eligibility for your programme of interest. Just send in copies of your academic transcripts and awards when you make your application. Alongside our UK team, we also have representatives in your country who can assist you with your application.

Country representative

Bolanle Obadina

Bolanle Durodola

West Africa Representative

In order to support our long-term commitment and close relationships in Nigeria, our staff provide tailored counselling and assistance to prospective students and their parents on all aspects of studying at the University of Hertfordshire and the UK, including advice on application processes and documentation, pre-departure briefings, assistance with visa applications and help with securing University accommodation.

Further information

Contact: Bolanle Durodola (Country Manager)

West Africa Representative

Regional qualifications and entry requirements

For the majority of our programmes, we typically accept the following qualifications from Nigeria:

Point of entryAcademic requirements*Language requirements*
FoundationNigerian SSCE (WAEC/NECO) with 5 credit passes (grade C equivalent)IELTS 4.5 with no less than 4.0 in any band
Undergraduate (year 1)Entry to year 1 requires completion of A-levels or IB. For details of required A-level/IB scores please refer to the individual course webpages.Nigerian SSCE (WAEC/NECO) English C6
Undergraduate (year 2/3)There are no agreed progression routes, but if you're interested in applying to the University after part completion of a degree or completion of a diploma, applications will be individually assessed.Nigerian SSCE (WAEC/NECO) English C6
Pre-mastersCompletion of a 4 year bachelors degree with less than GPA 2.4 or 60%Nigerian SSCE (WAEC/NECO) English C6
Postgraduate taughtCompletion of a 4 year bachelors degree with a minimum of 2.2.Nigerian SSCE (WAEC/NECO) English C6

*Some courses may vary and/or have specific requirements – for details of the entry requirements for your course, please see our course pages or contact us to check your qualifications. Please note that all applications are assessed on an individual basis.

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