Entry Requirements

Entry Requirements

Undergraduate:

Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination (SSSCE)

The University welcomes applications from students holding As and Bs in the Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination for direct entry into the first year of an undergraduate programme.

West African High School Certificate (WAHSC)

Applicants holding the West African High School Certificate (WAHSC) require to complete a relevant Foundation programme for entry to an undergraduate programme at the University of Stirling.

Postgraduate:

The University welcomes applications from students holding a minimum of an upper second Bachelors degree from one of following Ghanian universities:

Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology
University of Science and Technology 1961 - 1998
University for Development Studies
University of Cape Coast
University of Education
University of Ghana
University of Mines and Technology

Please contact international@stir.ac.uk with any queries you may have.

English Language Requirements

If English is not your first language, you’ll need to demonstrate a minimum level of English language proficiency.  The University of Stirling accepts a variety of tests, details of the minimum grades required can be found in the English Language Qualifications List.

Prospective postgraduate students should also check the specific grade required for their chosen programme by checking the postgraduate programme listings as appropriate. You can also now study towards a Master's degree in specialist subjects on our London Campus.

Need help improving your English?

There are a number of options available to you, ranging from a course for those who need only a little help, up to a long-term programme.

Funding Opportunities

Scholarships

Scholarships and studentships can assist students in paying tuition fees and living costs during their study.  The value of award differs from one scholarship to another and normally students must apply directly to the awarding body. 

The University of Stirling offers a number of scholarships for both undergraduate and postgraduate programmes across a range of subject areas.  In addition to this, a number of external organisations grant awards which may be of interest to Stirling students. 

For details of the funding opportunities available to international undergraduate students please visit here.

For details of the funding opportunities available to international postgraduate students please visit here.

Ghanian applicants applying for full time programmes within Stirling's Management School may be eligible to apply for the Dorothy Nicol Scholarship.  This scholarship holds a total award of £10,000 and is divided into two parts; £5000 towards maintenance costs of the recipient and £5000 towards tuition fees.  For further information please visit http://www.stir.ac.uk/study-in-the-uk/finance-advice/scholarships/postgraduate/

Tuition Fees

For details of  tuition fees for the 2013/14 academic year, please visit our Financial Advice Page.

 

Meet Us In Your Country

The University of Stirling last visited Ghana in February 2014.

Please check our International Travel Schedule for further information.

 

Useful Links

The University of Stirling's website is packed full of information to help you make an informed choice about study in Stirling. 

You will find lots of information in each of the below weblinks to help you apply for study and to support you in preparing for your arrival on campus.

In addition to the University's website you may like to check out external organisations webpage which provide lots of information on study in the UK.

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