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Entry Requirements

For details on our English Language Requirements and Pre-Sessional Courses visit our English Language Centre pages.

Although some courses have specific requirements for entry, Northumbria will consider any qualification for entry to its courses.


For Entry On To: You Will Need: Grade Required:
International Foundation Programmes

WAEC (WASSCE)/ NECO - A to D grades in 5 subjects

A to D grades in 5 subjects

Undergraduate Programmes National Diploma Lower credit or CGPA 2.5/4.0
Part-completion of a Bachelor degree  Lower second class or CGPA 2.4/5.0 
A recognised Nigerian Foundation Programme  Average B grades
Advanced Undergraduates Higher National Diploma from a Nigerian institution - for entry to year 2 / 3 2.5/4.0 GPA or Lower credit 
Postgraduate Programmes  Bachelor degree from a government recognised University Lower second class or CGPA 2.4/5.0 
Postgraduate Diploma   Lower second class or CGPA 2.4/5.0 
Graduate Certificate Bachelor degree from a government recognised University Third class or 1.50
Post Higher HND 40%

Please note these are general entry guidelines. Actual requirements may vary depending on your chosen course of study and certain courses may have specific or additional entry requirements, full details can be found on our course directory. Decisions for entry will also be based on personal statements, previous study information and not just your final course grading.

Our Local Representatives

For further enquiries, help submitting your application and interviews in your area please contact your local Northumbria University representative whose details are listed below.



24B Djibouti Crescent | off Freetown Street | Behind Rockview Hotel | the 5th house after Zartech | Wuse 2 | Abuja | Nigeria

  • Email:
  • Phone: 081 7149 5402 / 09-093478930
  • Mobile: 080 6678 8636

Kelmaa Career Path Consult

Suite 38 | Yasuha Plaza | Behind AP Plaza | Off Edemola Adetokumbo Crescent | Abuja | Nigeria


TGM Education

Suite 313 | GCL Plaza | Plot 522 |  Aminu Kano Cadastral Zone (Beside First Forty Hotel) | Wuse 2 | Abuja | Nigeria


50 Adetokunbo Ademola Crescent | Osas and Oseji Building | Between UBA and H-Medix | Wuse 2 | Abuja FCT | Nigeria



Suite B8 | First Floor | Bethel Plaza | 36 Garden Avenue | Enugu | Nigeria



2nd Floor | The Horizon Office Complex | Vitas Bus Stop | Ring Road | Ibadan | Oyo State | Nigeria


1st Floor | lle Ori Detu | 1 Shell Close | Onireke | Ibadan | Oyo State | Nigeria


BCIE (Victoria Island)

14 Muri Okunola Street | Megamound Place | Off Ajose Adeogun Street | Victoria Island | Lagos

BCIE (Ikeja)

Valley View Plaza | 99 Opebi Road | Ikeja | Nigeria

BDM Consult

30 Modupe Johnson Crescent | Surulere | Lagos | Nigeria

Bridge House Counselling Ltd

8 Royal Palm Drive | Osborne Phase II | Foreshore | Ikoyi | Lagos

Nubi Educational Counselling

300A Surulere Way | Dolphin Estate | Ikoye | Lagos | Nigeria


2 Ahmed Onibudo Street | Victoria Island | Lagos | Nigeria

Study Across Globe

L.A. Ajayi Plaza | 99 Awolowo Way | Balogun Bus Stop | Besides Lagoon Hospitals | Before Allen Junction | Ikeja | Lagos | Nigeria

TGM Education

3rd Floor | Kobis Building | 18/20 Kudirat Abiola Way | Oregun | Lagos | Nigeria

Trusted Edge Consult

294B Surulere way| Dolphin Estate | Ikoyi | Lagos | Nigeria


3rd Floor | 76 Opebi Road | Ikeja | Lagos | Nigeria


2A Louis Solomon Close | Street beside Silverbird Galleria | Off Ahmadu Bello Way | Victoria Island | Lagos | Nigeria



1st Floor | Chalet A | Tahir Guest Palace (Annex) | 89 Lamido Road | Off Suleiman Crescent | (Behind Niima Hotel) | Nasarawa G.R.A | Kano | Nigeria


Ground Floor (Suite 10A) JBS Plaza | No 375 Civic Centre Road | Kano State | Nigeria

Port Harcourt


Jumbo House | 2nd Floor | 80 Aba Road | Opp Government Crafts Development Centre | Port Harcourt | Nigeria


45 Stadium Road beside Breton School | Port Harcourt | River State | Nigeria

Northumbria University Nigeria Office

For guidance and information about studying at Northumbria University please contact:

Doyin PhotoDoyinsola Adetula - Nigeria Country Officer

Northumbria University Nigeria Office
2A Louis Solomon Close (Street beside Silverbird Galleria) Off Ahmadu Bello Way, Victoria Island, Lagos, Nigeria 

Mobile: (+234) 8188 157 535


Supporting the University’s activities in Ghana and Nigeria.

Meet us in your country

Staff from the University make frequent visits to Nigeria and details of confirmed staff visits are shown on this page. Our Nigeria Country Officer is based in Lagos and will be happy to help with your enquiries at any time. For more information contact Mobile: (00) 234 8188 157535

To find out when we are visiting your country, please visit our Where are we visiting page

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