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Lancaster University Admission Requirements 2023/2024


The Lancaster University admission requirement for all the courses at the Undergraduate, Postgraduate level has been released for the 2023/2024 academic session.

The management of Lancaster University has released the Application Requirement/Registration Requirement for the Student Studying in the institution.

Lancaster University Admission Requirements

Entry requirements for a Undergraduate degree Programme

Foundation requirements

Admission to the foundation programme will be based on:

West African Curriculum:
  • Grade C minimum in the best 5 subjects of the WASSCE with a minimum of C4 in Math and C6 in English
  • English Proficiency Test results (either IELTS,PTE) compulsory
  • SAT when necessary
British System:
  • Successful completion of ‘AS’ Level with five credits at ‘O’ Level (IGCSE/GCSE/Olevels – minimum of grade C in Maths and English)
International Baccalaureate:
  • Successful completion of IB year 1 with five credits at ‘O’ Level (IGCSE/GCSE/Olevels-               minimum of grade C in Maths and English)
French curriculum:
  • Successful completion of French IB year 1
  • English Proficiency Test results (either IELTS,PTE/Pearson) compulsory
English requirements:
  • Overall IELTS score of 5.5 (each component should be a minimum of 5.0) or PTE/Pearson score    of 59 (each component should be a minimum of 47)
  • Minimum of 17years
Undergraduate requirements

Admission to the first year of each undergraduate degree programme will be based on either:

A levels:
  • Three GCE Advanced Levels (Grade C or above) with five credits at ‘O’ Level  (IGCSE/GCSE/Olevels-minimum of grade C in Maths and English)
IB English:
  • Overall score of 27 points with 16 points from the best three HL subjects in the International Baccalaureate with five credits at ‘O’ Level (IGCSE/GCSE/Olevels-minimum of grade C in Maths   and English)
International Foundation:
  • Students achieving a pass (50% or above) in the Foundation Year at the Lancaster University site  in Accra or equivalent standard in another Foundation Programme approved by Lancaster University.
IB French System :
  • Overall marks of 9 in the total average score (with a 6.5 IELTS score with a min of 5.5 score in each component)
Option International Baccalaureate (OIB) :
  • Overall marks of 8.5 in the total average score. (with a 6.5 IELTS score and a min of 5.5 score in    each component)
  • Minimum of 18 years


Executive MBA requirements

You will require all the following to be considered for the Executive MBA programme:

  • A good first degree (typically second class honours or above) from a recognised university or equivalent professional qualification
  • At least five years’ full-time professional/managerial work experience after graduating
  • A well-balanced GMAT score* of at least 600 (including a good AWA score) if your degree was obtained from a non-UK university
  • Two good references, one from your current employer (normally your immediate line manager) and   one from someone who is able to judge your academic ability
  • A satisfactory interview with a member of the programme’s admissions team You will also need to  include with your application a copy of your degree certificate or transcript, and a CV, plus relevant English language test certificates, IELTS 7.0 or TOEFL iBT 100


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