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 Nigeria - and we look forward to welcoming you!

Information for students from Nigeria

Foundation Programme

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

The 4 Year International Foundation Year 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 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 Nigeria wishing to pursue the International Foundation Year at the University of Wolverhampton will need to obtain WAEC or NECO Grade D profile.

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 a WAEC or NECO Grade B profile

WAEC/NECO plus successful completion of recognised foundation programme or year one at Nigerian university


For entry to a postgraduate degree programme (Master’s) at the University of Wolverhampton, students typically need to have completed a three or four-year undergraduate degree (Honours Bachelor degree or Professional degree) at an accredited university or college. Exact requirements will depend on the postgraduate degree you are applying for and the institution you have studied at.

  • For programmes that require a UK Second Class Honours Second Division (2:2) or CGPA of 2.5 is required or Bachelor degree with 3rd class and a PGDip
  • For programmes that require a UK Second Class Honours First Division (2:1) or CGPA of 3.5 is required

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.

As an EU or International applicant you will need to showcase your English language proficiency skills during your admissions process.

The below qualifications are accepted for a number of courses, please be aware these scores are a guide on what is acceptable from this country.

We have a suite of courses that require differing English language proficiency, these requirements are there to ensure that you have the correct ability to achieve your desired qualification with us.

You will also need to check each individual course page for accuracy as our Professional, Statutory and Regulatory Bodies courses require specific English qualifications prior to entry.

Standard Undergraduate Requirements:

- WAEC/WASSCE English Grade C6 * 
- IELTS Overall Score of 6.0 with no component less than 5.5
- We accept other English language level tests -

Standard Postgraduate Requirements:

- WAEC/WASSCE English Grade C6 *
- IELTS Overall Score of 6.5 with no component less than 6.0 
- IELTS Overall Score of 7.0 with no component less than 6.5
- We accept other English language level tests -

*If your WAEC is more than 10 years and your degree is more than 5 years  you will need to submit an additional letter for English language proficiency from your recent/current employer confirming that you have carried on using English Language in your employment to date. If your WAEC/NECO is more than 20 years old from the start date of your programme you will be required to take a SELT, you can the full list of the English language test we accept at -

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

3AG Global Resources Limited

AECC Study Abroad Consultant

AH & Z Associate

Bacobs & New Generations Limited

Binea Education Limited

Crownhub Consulting


De-Matriks Global Educational Services

Eduplan Limited

Emsoh Consult Associates Limited

EN Global

EPS Education Services

Find Admission

Gateway Career Service

Global Education Study Centres Ltd


INTAKE Education


Jokings Educare Ltd

MOD Education Ltd

My International Office

SABLE Education


Study Across Globe Educational Services

Study Now Limited

Sunfol Educational Consultancy Limited

TAR Global

TAR Global Placement Consulting

TG Marchnata Enterprise

The Apparent Advisory

Unique Ambition Consulting

White-eagles Educational Services Limited

WIN Education

Withcent Ventures


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

Yusuff Kaffo – 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: