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Welcome to students from Nigeria

Here you will find important information for Nigerian 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 Nigeria.

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

Popular subject areas for Nigerian students at the University include:

Entry Requirements

We typically require the following qualifications from Nigerian students:

Point of Entry Academic Requirements * Language Requirements * +
Foundation Nigerian 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-masters Completion of a 4 year bachelors degree with less than GPA 2.4 or 60% Nigerian SSCE (WAEC/NECO) English C6
Postgraduate Taught Completion 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.

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

Meet us in Nigeria

We're delighted to let you know that the University does visit Nigeria. Please come along to meet us to find out more about studying at the University of Hertfordshire and to make an application.

See our forthcoming country visits.