Postgraduate entry requirements for students from Nigeria.
For entry to most postgraduate taught or research degrees, the minimum requirement is a good Bachelors Degree from a recognised university.
You would normally be expected to have a GPA of at least 3.5 out of 5.0, 60% or above, or an upper second class degree or above.
Each course may have further specific entry requirements. All applicants must meet these requirements.
You can also obtain further guidance on admissions requirements from staff in the Admissions Offices.
Each separate College has its own specific entry requirements. For detailed information, please use the links below to find out about the requirements for the College you are interested in.
Application to PhD study typically requires a masters degree in a related or relevant subject, and a research proposal.
However, entry requirements vary by programme, and you should check the detailed entry requirements are listed under each programme on the Degree Finder.
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.
Edinburgh Global's contact for Nigeria is Aly Stewart.
You can contact us for advice and support by emailing: firstname.lastname@example.org
Due to travel restrictions, we are running all our applicant information sessions online.
You can sign up to talk to a member of staff and view a presentation about study in Edinburgh. We hope to resume in-country visits to meet applicants soon.
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There are around 475 students from 25 countries across Africa currently studying at the University of Edinburgh.