Postgraduate entry requirements by region


Postgraduate entry requirements for students from Ghana.

For entry to most postgraduate taught or research degrees, the minimum requirement is a good Bachelors Degree from a recognised university. You should have a GPA of at least 3.0 out of 4.0 or an upper second class degree or above.

Admissions advice

The grades listed above should be treated as a general guide. Each application is considered individually and you are advised to contact the relevant College Office for further information on admissions.

College of Arts, Humanities & Social Science

College of Medicine & Veterinary Medicine

College of Science & Engineering

PhD Programmes

Application to some PhD/ programmes typically requires a masters degree in a related or relevant subject, and a research proposal. 

However, entry requirements vary by programme. You can check the detailed entry requirements listed under each programme on the Degree Finder. 

Degree Finder

How to write a research proposal

English Language requirements

All applicants are required to demonstrate a level of English language competency, regardless of their nationality or country of residence. These requirements are listed by programme.

English Language advice

Specific English language requirement by programme

Applicant support

Our representatives for Africa are Alistair Hudson and Aly Stewart.

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We currently work with education agents in many different countries and regions globally:

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