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Entry requirements for Nigeria

Entry requirements for Nigeria

Foundation programmes

The following Nigerian qualifications will be considered for entry onto a Queen Mary Foundation course:

  • West African Senior School Certificate (WASSC)
  • Senior School Certificate (NECO)

For information on applying to study for an International Foundation Year at Queen Mary, please refer to our International Foundation Year pages.


How to apply

Details on how to apply for undergraduate courses

How to apply

Students who have successfully completed A-Levels or the International Baccalaureate will be considered for direct entry onto our undergraduate degrees. We may also consider recognised Foundation qualifications. For individual grade requirements for particular degree programmes please refer to the undergraduate study section of this website.

For more detailed information on Medicine and Dentistry requirements and how to apply please refer to the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry section of our website. 

Pre-Masters Programmes

We normally consider the following qualifications for entry to our Graduate Diploma programmes:

  • Bachelor degree awarded from selected institutions.


  • Higher National Diploma (HND) – minimum 2 years – from selected institutions.  The minimum overall final marks required will be either a GPA of 2.75 out of 4.0 or a GPA of 3.2 out of 5.0 (- offer conditions will vary depending on institution attended). 

How to apply

Details on how to apply for postgraduate courses

How to apply


We normally consider the following qualifications for entry to our postgraduate taught programmes: Bachelor Degree from selected institutions.

UK 1st class degree: GPA 4.50 out of 5.00; or GPA 6.0 out of 7.0
UK 2:1 degree: GPA 3.50 out of 5.00; or GPA 4.6 out of 7.0
UK 2:2 degree: GPA 2.80 out of 5.00; or GPA 3.0 out of 7.0

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