Welcome to students from Ghana

Flag of GhanaHere you will find important information for Ghanaian students on entry requirements, who to speak to and when and where you can meet our representatives in your country.

For support through the application process or if you have any questions about this information, please contact us or our official representative in Ghana.

The University of Hertfordshire offers a welcoming community of over 3,800 international students from more than 100 countries worldwide.

Popular subject areas for Ghanaian students at the University include:

Entry Requirements

We typically require the following qualifications from Ghanaian students:

Point of Entry Academic Requirements* Language Requirements*+
Foundation Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination (SSSCE) 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. IELTS 6.0 with no less than 5.5 in any band
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 IELTS 6.0 with no less than 5.5 in any band
Pre-masters Completion of a 4 year bachelors degree with third class honours IELTS 5.5 with no less than 5.5 in any band
Postgraduate Taught Completion of a 4 year bachelors degree with a minimum of 2.2 IELTS 6.0 or 6.5 (depending on course)with no less than 5.5 in any band

* 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

+ for details of accepted English language qualifications please see our How to Apply page

Our local representatives

In order to support students applying from Ghana, the University of Hertfordshire is officially represented by Preparation for Life.

Elyon Education Consult Ltd

Adeyemi Adeleke
Elyon Education Consult Ltd.
{Papagu House}
Achimota Gimpa Road,
Near Pure Fire Church. Kissieman.
West Legon. Accra – Ghana.

Tel:  +233{0}243353498,+233 {0}231291516


PFL Ghana

2nd Floor Blueberry Mall Building
Anmada Street, near Shaka Zulu Restaurant
Olusegun Obasanjo Way (37 Military Hospital – Dzorwulu Highway)
Accra, PMB L36, Legon-Accra

T +233 (0)302 765090


BCIE Accra

Off Oxford Street
Behind SSNIT Hospital
Next Door to Mama Mia Restaurant

Tel:  0302-778748
Fax: 0302-786534
Mob: 0246015016 / 0244828577