Postgraduate entry requirements for students from all other African countries.
The minimum requirement for entry to most postgraduate taight degrees is a good Bachelors Degree from a recognised university (typically of five years in duration).
Country-specific guidance on scores or grades
Students with an honours degree from Botswana would normally be asked to have a first class degree / B grade / 70% or above.
Students with a Bachelors degree or Licence from Cameroon would normally be asked to have a degree with a score of 15 points or above in their undergraduate degree.
Students with an honours degree from Ethiopia would normally be asked to have a degree with at least 85% or a GPA of at least 3.5 out of 4.0 in your undergraduate degree.
Students with an honours degree from Malawi would normally be asked to have a score of at least 80% in their undergraduate degree.
Students from Namibia would normally be asked to have a degree with a score of at least 80% in their undergraduate degree.
Students with a degree from Tanzania would normally be asked to have a 2.1 or above in their undergraduate degree.
If you are from Zambia you would normally be asked to have a distinction in their undergraduate degree.
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.
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.
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