The information below is provided as a guide only and does not guarantee entry to the University of Aberdeen. For information relating to your degree please check the online prospectus for specific requirements.
ENGLISH LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS
In many cases, in place of a formal English test such as IELTS, Ghanaian students can submit a letter from their University confirming that they were taught in English or a copy of their WAEC Year XII English score (provided the exam was taken less than 10 years ago and the score was at least B3).
Undergraduate - West African Senior Secondary School Certificate
Students who have achieved at least one “A” and two “Bs” in the West African Senior Secondary School Certificate can apply for direct entry to Year 1 for all programmes except Medicine. Some Programmes also have individual subject requirements -
Science: English, Maths and Science OR
English and 2 x science subjects.
Law, Arts and Social Sciences : English
Engineering: English, Maths and Physics (Chemistry also required for Chemical and Petroleum Engineering)
Medicine: GCE A-levels, International Baccalaureate or Scottish Highers required.
Students who are not eligible to apply for direct entry to Year 1 can apply for our Foundation Course which is offered on campus in our International Study Centre.
Postgraduate: A score of 60-70% or 3.0-3.49 from a well ranked public institution is considered comparable to a UK 2.1, while a score of 50-59% or 2.5-2.99 is considered comparable to a UK 2.2.