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Sierra Leone

The university has a long history of accepting students from Sierra Leone on to a range of courses.

Students who join Northumbria University will enjoy teaching that is both research informed and practice led, with strong links to industry and professional bodies. Many of our programmes are professionally accredited and give students opportunities to directly engage with real world projects and challenges. Our campuses are designed to provide you with a vibrant and friendly environment in which to study and live so that you have the support you need in order to make the most of your time with us.

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 to: You will need: Grade Required:
International Foundation Programme

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

A to D grades in 5 subjects

Undergraduate Certificate C or equivalent
Undergraduate Programmes Diploma C or equivalent
Advanced Undergraduate Bachelor Degree (General) C or equivalent
Postgraduate Programmes Bachelor Degree (Honours) Minimum Class II (lower) for courses requiring a UK 2:2 equivalent

Class II (upper) for courses requiring a UK 2:1 equivalent
Graduate Certificate Bachelor Degree (Honours) Third Class

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.

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

Worldwide Representatives

Australia Education Victoria Pty Ltd (trading as AECC Global)

2nd Floor L & R Building | 1018 A. Arnaiz Avenue | Makati City | Philippines | 1223

  • Phone: 0063 2232 9142

Australia Education Victoria Pty Ltd (trading as AECC Global)

 F-6, 1st Floor, Near Kailash Colony Metro Station | East of Kailash | New Delhi | India | 110065

  • Phone: (613) 91 11 44119999

Australia Education Victoria Pty Ltd (trading as AECC Global)

16 D | AKR Tower Building | Jl. Panjang No 5, Kebon Jeruk | Jakarta | Indonesia | 11530

  • Phone: 0062 811848244

Australia Education Victoria Pty Ltd (trading as AECC Global)

Ground floor | Sina 14 st & Acadimias corner | Athens | Greece | 10672

  • Phone: 0030 216 800 2893

Australia Education Victoria Pty Ltd (trading as AECC Global)

A-02-03, Level 2, Block A | Sunway Geo Avenue, Jalan Lagoon Selatan | Malaysia | 47500

  • Phone: 006012 988 9616

Australia Education Victoria Pty Ltd (trading as AECC Global)

Level-5, Sunrise Business Park | Charkhal | Dillibazar | Kathmandu | Nepal

  • Phone:  00977 1 4411136

Australia Education Victoria Pty Ltd (trading as AECC Global)

230 Victoria Street #07-03/04 | Bugis Junction Towers | Singapore | 188024

  • Phone: 0065 62799299

Australia Education Victoria Pty Ltd (trading as AECC Global)

319, 17th Floor, Chamchuri Square Building | Phayathai Road | Pathumwan | Bangkok | Thailand | 10330

  • Phone: 0066 2043 1500

Australia Education Victoria Pty Ltd (trading as AECC Global)

Ground Floor | 20 Queen Street | Melbourne | Australia | 3000

  • Phone: (613) 961 45900

Edvoy Educational Services Ltd

9 Portland Street | Aytoun Street entrance | Manchester | United Kingdom | M1 3BE

  • Phone: 44 (0) 161 233 4295
  • Fax: 0161 233 4296

Edvoy Educational Services Ltd

8 Cross Church Street | Huddersfield | United Kingdom | HD1 2PT

  • Phone: +44 (0) 148 453 0544

Edvoy Educational Services Ltd

Merchant House | 30 Cloth Market | Newcastle Upon Tyne | United Kingdom | NE1 1EE

Edvoy Educational Services Ltd

28 Office | Zahran Tower | Al Madinah Al Munawarah Road | Jeddah | Saudi Arabia

  • Phone: 966 (01) 2682 12 85

Edvoy Educational Services Ltd

Office No. 23 | 2nd Floor, Alqada Center | Al-Takhasusi Street (Opposite to Euromarche Hypermarket) | Riyadh | Saudi Arabia

  • Phone: 966 (011) 810 4444

Edvoy Educational Services Ltd

No.3 Bhavani Mansion | Nungambakkam High Road (GAA 4th Floor) | Nungambakkam | Chennai | India |600 034

  • Phone: +91 (004) 422 988 00-49

IDP Education Pty Ltd

33 Cathedral Road | Cardiff | United Kingdom | CF11 9HB

  • Phone: 029 2010 9129

IDP Education Pty Ltd

38-01, Jalan Austin Heights | 3/2 Taman Mount Austin | Johor Bahru | Johor D.T. | Malaysia | 81100

  • Phone: 607 364 0080
  • Fax: 607 364 0081

IDP Education Pty Ltd

Shanghai | China

IDP Education Pty Ltd

Room 2610-2617 | Level 26, Block A, Cyber Tower | No. 2 Zhongguancun South Street, Haidian District | Beijing | China | 100086

  • Phone: 86 10 5278 8989

IDP Education Pty Ltd

India

IDP Education Pty Ltd

Hong Kong

Email: emily.tse@idp.com

IDP Education Pty Ltd

Malaysia

IDP Education Pty Ltd

Philippines

IDP Education Pty Ltd

The Cathay | 2 Handy Road | #02-08 | Singapore | 229233

IDP Education Pty Ltd

Taiwan

IDP Education Pty Ltd

Vietnam

IDP Education Pty Ltd

12 FL, S&G Tower | 61 Seocho-daero 77-gil | Seochi-gu | Seoul | South Korea | 06611

  • Phone: 82 2 550 0303

IDP Education Pty Ltd

4th Floor, CP Tower | 313 Silom Road | Bangrak | Thailand

  • Phone: +66 2 638 3111

IDP Education Pty Ltd

Bangladesh

IDP Education Pty Ltd

Mauritius

IDP Education Pty Ltd

Indonesia

IDP Education Pty Ltd

United Arab Emirates

IDP Education Pty Ltd

United Arab Emirates

IDP Education Pty Ltd

United Arab Emirates

IDP Education Pty Ltd

Azerbaijan

IDP Education Pty Ltd

Kuwait

IDP Education Pty Ltd

Egypt

IDP Education Pty Ltd

Jordan

IDP Education Pty Ltd

Oman

IDP Education Pty Ltd

Saudi Arabia

IDP Education Pty Ltd

Turkey

IDP Education Pty Ltd

Office # 29-30, Park Lane Tower | 172 Tufail Road | Lahore Cantt | Pakistan

  • Phone: + 92 322 788 8828

IDP Education Pty Ltd

Soin Shopping Arcade | Mezzanine Floor (Suite 22) | Westlands Road | Nairobi | Kenya

IDP Education Pty Ltd

1st Floor, Bedford House | Fulham Green | 69-79 Fulham High Street | London | United Kingdom | SW6 3JW

  • Phone: 4402073846000

IDP Education Pty Ltd

15 Pitreavie Court, Pitreavie Business Park | Dunfermline | Fife | Scotland | United Kingdom | KY11

Kaplan International Colleges UK Limited

Palace House | 3 Cathedral Street | London | United Kingdom | SE1 9DE

  • Phone: 07876860515 (Preeya)

Study International UK Ltd (trading as SI-UK)

2nd Floor | 84 Opebi Road | Ikeja | Lagos | Nigeria 

  • Phone: 234 1 212 0530

Study International UK Ltd (trading as SI-UK)

2 Ahmed Onibudo Street | Victoria Island | Lagos | Nigeria

Study International UK Ltd (trading as SI-UK)

UG 36 Alfaro | Place 146 LP | Leviste Street Salcedo Village | Makati City | Philippines | 1227

  • Phone: 63 2 88179437
  • Fax: 86 10 5278 8999

Study International UK Ltd (trading as SI-UK)

4007 Central Plaza | 18 Harbour Road | Wanchai | Hong Kong

Study International UK Ltd (trading as SI-UK)

211-213 Regent Street | 3rd Floor | London | United Kingdom | W1B 4NF

  • Phone: (44) 020 7287 7040

Study International UK Ltd (trading as SI-UK)

613 Peter House | Oxford Street | Manchester | United Kingdom | MN1 5AN

  • Phone: 0161 209 3311

Study International UK Ltd (trading as SI-UK)

211-213 Regent Street | 3rd Floor | London | United Kingdom | W1B 4NF

Study International UK Ltd (trading as SI-UK)

Office No. 6, 6th Floor Crown Court Building | Old.No.34, New.No.128, Cathedral Road | Chennai | India | 600034

Study International UK Ltd (trading as SI-UK)

Suite 9-13, 1st Floor, Indra Palace | H Block, Middle Circle | Connaught Place | New Delhi | India |110001

  • Phone: 91 11 4202 8200

Study International UK Ltd (trading as SI-UK)

Takagi Building 3F | 2-15-14 Kamiosaki | Shinagawa | Tokyo | Japan | 141-0021 |

  • Phone: 81 (0) 3 5272 9142

Study International UK Ltd (trading as SI-UK)

2F, Nissei Building East | 2-2-13 Shibata | Kitaku | Osaka | Japan | 530-0012

  • Phone: 81 (0) 66 147 5681
  • Fax: 81 6 6345 5797

Study International UK Ltd (trading as SI-UK)

Remzi Oğuz Arık Mah. Bestekar Sokak | No 61A D4, Çankaya | Ankara | Turkey | 34433

  • Phone: 90 312 945 7485

Study International UK Ltd (trading as SI-UK)

Institute of Arab culture | Prince Mohammed Road, opposite to AlOthaim mall | 2nd Floor, Prince Mohammed Building for Youth Development Program | Dammam | Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

  • Phone: 966138154244

Study International UK Ltd (trading as SI-UK)

3rd Floor, 150 King Street West | Toronto  |  Ontario | Canada | M5H 3T9

  • Phone: +416 998 8532

Study International UK Ltd (trading as SI-UK)

Calle 106 # 54 - 78| Oficina. 702 | Bogota | Colombia

  • Phone: +57 318 3499429

Study International UK Ltd (trading as SI-UK)

China

Study International UK Ltd (trading as SI-UK)

2nd Floor | Agriculture Development Bank | Putalisadak | Kathmandu | Nepal | 44600

  • Phone: 9771 590 3980
  • Fax: 9771 590 3981

Study International UK Ltd (trading as SI-UK)

2nd Floor | Agriculture Development Bank | Putalisadak | Kathmandu | Nepal | 44600

  • Phone: 9771 590 3980, 9771 590 3980, 9771 590 3981

Study International UK Ltd (trading as SI-UK)

2/27, 4th Floor, Silk Centre | Murree Rd, Block B | Satellite Town | Rawalpindi | Pakistan | 46000

  • Phone: 92 308 1814264

Study International UK Ltd (trading as SI-UK)

Haleem Building Sector-G Street No 33/32| Education City | Behind Kindergarten, Phase 5 DHA | Lahore | Pakistan

  • Phone: 92 332 4674704

Study International UK Ltd (trading as SI-UK)

Office # 10, First Floor | JK Shopping Mall | University Road | Peshawar | Pakistan

  • Phone: 92 91 5840322, 92 345 9036903

Study International UK Ltd (trading as SI-UK)

House no. 57/A (4th floor, west) | Road no. 4/A | Dhanmondi | Dhaka | Bangladesh | 1209

  • Phone: 880 96780 96780

Study International UK Ltd (trading as SI-UK)

City College | Villa No 76 & 78, Street 652, Zone 56 | Mansoura Bin Talal Al Mamoura | Doha | Qatar |200197

  • Phone: 974 40 198 188

Study International UK Ltd (trading as SI-UK)

Ground Floor | Jimkan House Woodvale Grove | Westlands | Nairobi | Kenya | 12830-00400

  • Phone:  254 755688242/47/53

Study International UK Ltd (trading as SI-UK)

Second Floor | Amal Plaza | Links Road, Nyali | Mombasa | Kenya | 84453-80100

  • Phone: 254 780 450 642

Study International UK Ltd (trading as SI-UK)

Unit 43-G, Block D | Zenith Corporate Park Jalan SS7/26 | Kelana Jaya | Petaling Jaya Selangor | Malaysia

  • Phone: 60378861936

Study International UK Ltd (trading as SI-UK)

Plot 2, Spring Road Bugolobi | Kagga House, First Floor | Kampala | Uganda | 6962  

  • Phone: +256 770688532  

Xinlung Group Ltd (trading as United Kingdom Education Centre (UKEC)

Churchill House | 12 Mosley Street | Newcastle Upon Tyne | United Kingdom | NE1 1DE

  • Phone: 0191 230 6464

Xinlung Group Ltd (trading as United Kingdom Education Centre (UKEC)

The Colmore Building | 20 Colmore Circus Queensway | Birmingham | United Kingdom | B4 6AT

  • Phone: 0121 237 6017

Xinlung Group Ltd (trading as United Kingdom Education Centre (UKEC)

Evergreen House | 160 Euston Road | London | United Kingdom | NW1 2DX

  • Phone: 0207 383 2000

Xinlung Group Ltd (trading as United Kingdom Education Centre (UKEC)

1st Floor | 19 Windsor Place | Cardiff | United Kingdom | CF10 3BY

  • Phone: 0292 132 4782

Xinlung Group Ltd (trading as United Kingdom Education Centre (UKEC)

1st Floor, St James Building | 89 Oxford Street | Manchester | United Kingdom | M1 6FQ

  • Phone: 0161 236 0684

United Kingdom Education Centre (UKEC)

Landmark, Exchange Place 2| 5 Semple Street | Edinburgh | United Kingdom | EH3 8BL

  • Phone: 0131 558 9000

Xinlung Group Ltd (trading as United Kingdom Education Centre (UKEC)

D1216, U-Center Plaza | Wudaokou, No. 28 Chengfu Street | Haidian District | Beijing | China | 100083

  • Phone: 86 (10) 6266 6844, 86 (10) 6266 6845

Xinlung Group Ltd (trading as United Kingdom Education Centre (UKEC)

Rooms, 18-22, 10F, Tower B | International Academic Centre of Sichuan University | No. 65 North Kehua Road | Wuhou District | Chengdu | China | 610000

  • Phone: 86 (28) 6133 3946, 86 (28) 6133 3947

Xinlung Group Ltd (trading as United Kingdom Education Centre (UKEC)

Room 0228-B, Main Teaching Building Campus A | Chongqing University | No. 174 Shazheng Road, Shapingba District | Chongqing | China | 400044

  • Phone: 86 (23) 6510 5071, 86 (23) 6510 5072

Xinlung Group Ltd (trading as United Kingdom Education Centre (UKEC)

Room 813, Administration Building | Huaqiao University, No. 668 Jimei Avenue | Jimei District, Xiamen City | Fujian Province | China | 361021

  • Phone: 86 (592) 6167 625

Xinlung Group Ltd (trading as United Kingdom Education Centre (UKEC)

Unit 7B, Nadayu 28 Dagang, Jalan PJS 11/7| Bandar Sunway | Subang Jaya | Selangor Darul Ehsan | Malaysia 47500

Xinlung Group Ltd (trading as United Kingdom Education Centre (UKEC)

Plaza No. 6 | Sector C | Above Meezan Bank | DHA Phase 5, Lahore | Pakistan

  • Phone: 92 (0)300 0772378

From September 2018, students from Sierra Leone who do not meet the requirements for an Academic Scholarship will receive an automatic Country Bursary of £1000 for their first year of study at Northumbria.

Please note there are a number of restrictions:

  • If you receive any discount on the full published overseas tuition fee (with the exception of Alumni Discount and/or Early Payment Discount) you will not be eligible for a Country Bursary.
  • You cannot be in receipt of both an Academic Scholarship AND a Country Bursary.
  • The Bursary is only available to students who are new to Northumbria. Northumbria alumni who return to take another degree programme would not be eligible for a second country bursary, however, they would qualify for the alumni discount.

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