20th September 2014
Information for Students from Nigeria
Welcome to the country page for Nigeria which contains specific information for Nigerian students interested in studying at UCFB Wembley.
We would be very happy to answer any questions that you may have about applying to and studying at UCFB
Tel: 0333 241 7425
The below are guidelines only and do not guarantee entry. Each application will be judged on its own merits.
- Holders of UK A-Levels or the International Baccalaureate Diploma. See our online prospectus for entry requirements.
- Students who hold at least 5 credit passes grades 1-6 from the SSCE (WAEC/NECO) AND have passed:
- A recognised Foundation/Access course (We accept foundation programmes taken in Nigeria from Global International College and Lighthouse College);
- A minimum of 2 Cambridge A Levels;
- A year 1 (level 100) of a recognised Nigerian degree course. An Ordinary National Diploma (OND/ND).
Those applicants who do not meet the above entry requirements or would like to improve their English language before studying for a degree, could consider applying for one of the foundation degrees offered at our academic partner Bucks New University.
English Language Proficiency
If English is not your first language you will also need to satisfy UCFB’s English language requirements:
- IELTS for UKVI 6.0 with minimum scores of 5.5 in each subsection;
- C6 or above in SSCE (WAEC/NECO) English Language.
How to Apply
If applying via UCAS, select school: Bucks B94 and quote campus code D for Wembley.
UCAS deadline is 15th January 2017 and we would encourage you to apply as early as possible. If applying after the deadline please speak to a member of our International team who can advise you further as international applications can still be accepted after this deadline.
UCFB Wembley offers a range of scholarships and awards to support students. For more information please visit scholarships and bursaries.
- Students must hold a Bachelors Degree with a minimum second class lower from a recognised Nigerian University.
- Students with an HND and a Postgraduate Diploma can be considered.
English Language Proficiency
Applicants whose first language is not English will normally have to provide evidence of their English language proficiency. IELTS for UKVI score 6.5 with minimum 6.0 in each subsection, or recognised equivalent.
How to apply
Visits to your Country
The Student Recruitment team regularly travels overseas to meet prospective students. The team attends education exhibitions, arranges visits to schools and universities, as well as presentations and individual counselling sessions for prospective students, applicants and offer holders.
This page will be updated with details of our next visit to Nigeria.
- The British Council is the British Government’s international organization for educational and cultural relations. Their website is designed for those seeking information and advice on education and contemporary arts in the UK;
- Education UK is produced by the British Council to help international students interested in a UK course or qualification;
- UKCISA – The UK Council for International Students Affairs provides information on many aspects of studying overseas, including visas and working while studying;
- The UK Visa & Immigration service also has up to date information on immigration and visa requirements;
- UCAS – The Universities and Colleges Admission Service is the body through which all applications for undergraduate study must be made;
- The British Embassy in Nigeria may also be able to help you with information about travelling to the UK.