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Cape Verde

Here at the University of Wolverhampton, we extend a warm welcome to students from Cape Verde 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 Cape Verde

International Foundation Year

Certificado de Habiltações Literárias 3°Ciclo

Students with a score of 10-13 can are eligible for entrance to the International Foundation year.

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


Certificado de Habiltações Literárias 3°Ciclo

Students with a minimum score of 14 can normally be considered for entrance to Bachelor programmes. 

Grau de Bacharel

Students with a minimum score of 14 can be considered for entrance onto the final year of Bachelor programmes.


Grau de Licenciado

Students who have completed a Licenciatura degree from a NARIC or government recognised institution can normally be considered for admission onto a Master’s degree:

A score of 16 is considered comparable to a UK 2:1

A score of 14 is considered comparable to a UK 2:2

A score of less than 14 is considered comparable to a UK 3 and would require the completion of a pre-master’s programme.

English Language Requirements

English language requirements vary by course and department but the standard University requirement is 6.0 with 5.5 in every component in IELTS or the same scores in the University’s own entry test, the Wolverhampton English Proficiency Examination (WEPE).

Some courses may require a higher level of English language proficiency than the University standard requirements.  For details of each programme’s English language requirement please see the individual course pages.

Please see the most commonly accepted English Language International Qualifications.

Country Specific Border Requirements

Tuberculosis (TB) certificate required.

Educational Advisers

You can also find out more information by speaking to our Educational Advisers for Cape Verde:

Kuhem Eastern Enterprise