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Specific entry requirements may differ for each programme, but the information below provides general requirements and some guidance. More information on specific courses can be found on our Study pages. Each application is assessed on its own merit.

English language requirements for individual courses may vary but the minimum requirements can be found online.

International Foundation Programme

Students whose qualifications do not meet our general entrance or course requirements may need to take an International Foundation Programme to qualify for entry to an undergraduate degree programme.

Applicants should have passes in five relevant subjects in Senior Secondary School Certificate at grade B3.

Undergraduate programmes

Applicants should have SSCE/WASSCE plus a recognised International Foundation Year or equivalent.

Applicants who have completed the first year of a recognised university degree in Ghana may be considered for entry into Year 1 of an Undergraduate Programme.

International Baccalaureate (IB)

We are happy to accept students who have completed the IB qualification. We will use UCAS Tariff scores to assess a student’s suitability. Subject-specific requirements at Higher Level (HL) Grade 5 may apply. For clarity of entry requirements for the course you’re interested in, please contact the International Office.

Postgraduate programmes

Applicants who have completed a four year undergraduate degree with a minimum Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.5 from a recognised university will be considered.

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What our students say

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“My experience has been amazing and intellectually stimulating and this has been my best education provider and campus so far. There is no better time to start studying at Edge Hill.”

Peter Ankomah
PhD Computing (2017)

Whilst researching UK universities I saw that Edge Hill had been awarded TEF (Teaching Excellence Framework) gold status as an indication of the level of quality at the University. Whilst studying here I have found that the standard and methods of teaching are excellent and my department has been immensely supportive.

In regards to campus facilities, my department has the only 4K CAVE in the UK, so that means I am at the best university to do my research related to virtual reality. The library is fully stocked providing physical and electronic access to books and articles, which are soon to be housed in a newly built ultra-modern library space called the Catalyst.

The accommodation facilities are best in class, located right on campus and few minutes’ walk to the various departments. Security is guaranteed with electronic access to only assigned floors. There are various options with different costs and international students can make a choice on which best suits them. I have made some good friends in the halls as well.

My experience has been amazing and intellectually stimulating and this has been my best education provider and campus so far. There is no better time to start studying at Edge Hill.

Contact Liam

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Contact Liam Dootson, your Regional Manager for any specific country enquiries, programme information or details of tuition fees and scholarships.

English language requirements

All international applicants must demonstrate their level of English language.

See our full list of English language entry requirements online.

Contact the international office