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

International Foundation Year

Baccalauréat/Diplôme de Bachelier de I'Enseignement du Second Degré

Students with a minimum grade of 12 are eligible for entrance to the International Foundation Year.

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


Brevet de Technicien Supérieur /Diplôme d'Études Universitaires Générales

Students with minimum grades of 12 can be considered for entrance to Bachelor programmes. 



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

A score of 14  is considered comparable to a UK 2:1

A score 12  is considered comparable to a UK 2:2

A score of less than 12 is considered comparable to a UK 3 and would require the completion of a pre-masters course

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 Mauritania:

Kuhem Eastern Enterprise