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Entry Requirements

Students who don’t meet the below entry requirements are still encouraged to apply as we consider each application on an individual basis. Consideration will be given to students who can prove they are able to fulfil course requirements and meet the academic standards expected.

Foundation Year

  • Successful completion of West African School Certificate (WAEC) or Senior School Certificate with grades 1-8 in 4 relevant subjects

Undergraduate Study

  • International Foundation Programme from GEC Academy with 55% or above
  • Diploma/National Diploma from a recognised institution with GPA 2.5 out of 5 or 2.0 out of 4
  • Higher National Diploma with good grades may be considered for 3rd year entry

Postgraduate Study

  • Bachelor's degree with 2:2/50%/GPA 2.4 or above
  • Ideally applicants for the MBA should have 2 years work experience, although well qualified and motivated individuals without this will be considered

English language entry requirements

Applicants whose first language is not English must demonstrate that they have an appropriate level of English language to be eligible to study one of our foundation, undergraduate or postgraduate courses. The level of English required depends on the course applied for.

We accept the following English Language qualifications:

WAEC, Neco

  • Undergraduate: C or C6 or above
  • Postgraduate: C6 or above

More information can be found here: https://www1.chester.ac.uk/international/how-apply/entry-requirements