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Cameroon

Here at the University of Wolverhampton, we extend a warm welcome to students from Cameroon and look forward to you joining us here in the UK.

We have a strong relationship with Africa and a strong presence in the continent, including our Regional Office and the work carried out by our Centre for African Entrepreneurship and Leadership.

When you arrive here, you’ll be based at one of our three campuses in the heart of the UK. Get involved with student activities and experience the best that Wolverhampton has to offer, from the city’s choice of restaurants and entertainment venues.

 

Entry requirements for students from Cameroon

International Foundation Year

Students with the General Certificate of Education Ordinary Level with C grades or the Probatoire with a Pass grade would be eligible for the International Foundation Year.

IELTS 5.5 with a minimum of 5.5 in all components is also required.

Undergraduate

Students holding a Baccalauréat with a minimum score of 10/20 will be considered for entrance to a Bachelor programme.

Postgraduate

For students from the French-speaking Universities (which use a grading system out of 20), we typically consider a three year Licence, Bachelor degree, Diplôme d'Etudes Superieures de Commerce, Diplôme d'Ingénieur or Maîtrise.  The following equivalencies are considered:

  • A score of 14 to 15.9/20 or Bien is considered comparable to a UK 2:1.
  • A score of 10 to 13.9/20 or Assez Bien is considered comparable to a UK 2:2.
  • A score of less than 10 or below Assez Bien is considered comparable to a UK 3 and would require the completion of a pre-Master’s course.

For the following bilingual or French-speaking Universities (which use the 4 point GPA), a minimum score of 2.0 out of 4.0 is required for entry to the postgraduate course.  A score of less than 2.0 would require the completion of a pre-Master’s course.  The Universities are:

  • Univerity of Yaounde (1 and 2) - Bilingual
  • University of Douala (French-speaking),
  • University of Dschang (French-speaking) 

For the following English-speaking Universities, which use use the 4 point GPA, a minimum score of 2.5 out of 4.0 is required for entry to the postgraduate course.  A score of less than 2.5 would require the completion of a pre-Master’s course.  The Universities are:

  • Bamenda University Institute of Science and Technologie (BUIST)
  • Catholic University Institute of Bamenda
  • Catholic University Institute of Buéa
  • International University of Bamenda
  • National Polytechnic Bambui
  • National Polytechnic Bambui

University of Buéa

English Language requirements

English language requirements vary by course and department but are usually the equivalent of IELTS 6.0 with 5.5 in every component

University of Buea – NARIC lists the University of Buea as having English as the principal language of instruction which means we can use this as evidence of meeting the English language requirement PROVIDING they have a subsequent English qualification beforehand E.G WAEC that is older than 5 years but meets requirements of C6 or above. 

Country Specific Border Requirements

Tuberculosis (TB) certificate required.

Educational Advisers

For more information, get in touch with our Educational Advisers for Cameroon:
 
Mr Ghislain Defo
 
Kuhem Eastern Enterprise
 
Asetain