A warm welcome to Wolverhampton in the heartland of the UK, home to the University of Wolverhampton. For years, the University of Wolverhampton has welcomed students from Ghana - and we look forward to welcoming you!

Information for students from Ghana

Foundation Programme

We offer the 4 Year integrated International Foundation Year (IFY) programme which includes a foundation year and degree

The 4 Year International Foundation Year (IFY) integrated degree routes in Arts; Education, Health and Wellbeing; Science and Engineering and Social Sciences are designed for international students (or for students for whom English is not their first language). This route will suit students whose qualifications fall below the entry requirements to undergraduate study and/or those whose English language level does not meet the minimum criteria.

The 4 year integrated IFY courses prepare students in academic subjects, English language and study skills enabling progression onto most undergraduate degree courses at the University of Wolverhampton, subject to professional body requirements. Entry to these foundation programmes may require you to have studied specific subjects at high school.

Students from Ghana wishing to pursue the International Foundation Year (IFY) at the University of Wolverhampton will need to obtain the West African School Certificate or Senior School Certificate with Grade C/D profile C

Please note: you only need to take a foundation programme if your qualifications are not suitable for your chosen degree.


The University considers students for undergraduate study who have successful completed

WASSC/SSCE/WAHSC Grade B/C profile or WASSC/SSCE/WAHSC plus successful completion of recognised foundation programme or successful completion of the first year of a recognised university degree


For entry to a postgraduate degree programme (Master’s) at the University of Wolverhampton, students typically need to have completed a Bachelor degree 2:2 or Equivalent. Please note that corresponding GPAs may vary across institutions.
Lower GPA and ‘Postgraduate Diploma’ (Ghanaian Pre-Masters)
Higher National Diploma and ‘Postgraduate Diploma’

Exact requirements will depend on the postgraduate degree you are applying for and the institution you have studied at.

Please note: This information is provided as a guide only. Some courses may have specific entry requirements that are listed on the relevant course page. Please check for any additional subject/course specific requirements before submitting your application.

Foundation Year - English Language requirements:

Standard English Language Requirements - IELTS 5.5 with a minimum of 5.5 in all components or equivalent  

Undergraduate - English Language requirements:

Standard English Language requirements WAEC / WASSCE English grade (equates to WASSCE C6) 


IELTS 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in each element 

Postgraduate - English Language requirements:

Standard English Language requirements WAEC / WASSCE English grade C6 


IELTS 6.5 with a minimum of 5.5 in each element




There are currently no planned visits by University of Wolverhampton representatives to your country, please contact one of our representatives or email:



The University of Wolverhampton is officially represented by a number of professional agencies, whom we work closely with to ensure that you receive the best possible advice on your study options.

We make regular visits to our representatives’ offices to keep their staff up to date on University developments and advise prospective students on study opportunities. Whilst it is not compulsory, we do encourage you to consult a local representative. Their experienced staff will guide you on the best choice of course and provide you with practical advice on your application.

The University demands that every agent acts in an ethical and professional manner that will benefit students, agents and the university itself. You will find a list of our agents below. Our agents are vetted and go through a very thorough appointment process before they become representatives of the university. However, if you have any concerns about any of the agents listed below, please contact us at


CUPA Study International

42 Olusegun Obasanjo Wy, Accra, Ghana

+233 (0)30 222 4516 - +233 (0) 501 290 456 - +233 (0) 501 290 457 - 


Dreams Bridge Consult

Kumasi Adum Opp. The STC Terminal, The Village Building

+233 (0) 245 444 499 - +233 (0) 555 776 560


My International Office

Atlantic Tower, 6th and 7th Floor, Liberation Road, Airport City, Accra, Ghana

+233 (0) 59 835 3028 


IDP Ghana - East Legon Office

The Orangery, 89 La Bawaleshi Road, East Legon, Accra, Ghana. GA-414-2890

+233 557869653 | 030 255 7991


IDP Ghana - Kumasi Office

3rd Floor Maame Saah Towers, Plot 13 Block VIII, Adum Nsuase AK-089-0034

+233 (0)553 1733 46


IDP Ghana - Osu Office

The Orangery, First Floor, 11 Otswe Street, Osu Ako-Adjei, Accra. GL-016-5312

+233 (0)554 614 200


IDP Ghana - Takoradi Office

Duapa werkspace, Directly opposite Lovenest International Christian School, Anaji

+233 (0) 275 364 578


MOD Education  - Ghana

Utopia Service Offices, 14 Senchi Street, Airport Residential Area

+233 (0) 59 535 2148 - +233 (0) 20 392 8545


SI-UK Ghana

79 Gateway Road, CP Junction, Kasoa, Accra

+233 (0) 30 295 2887 

For more information on studying at the University of Wolverhampton, please contact:

Jenny Hyde – Senior International Recruitment Manager
T: +44 (0) 1902 322474

Daniel Oluwatosin - In-Country Officer (West Africa)
M: +234 9056346130


Further information can also be obtained at: