The University of Bradford welcomes applications from students from Ghana for all study levels. The information provided below is intended as guidance only. If you are in any doubt please contact the Admissions Office. You should be aware that meeting the grade requirements specified does not necessarily guarantee admission as there may be additional requirements you need to satisfy.
If your qualification or grading scheme is not listed below, please contact the Admissions Office with details of your qualification and we can assess your eligibility. Please send copies of any certificates, transcripts and statements of results when you request an assessment of a qualification.
The University publishes entry requirements based on UCAS tariff points and these are shown on the individual course pages – please see our A-Z course listings.
The table below shows how the University equates qualifications from your country to UCAS tariff points.
|Qualification||UCAS tariff points|
|136+||120 - 135||96 - 119||Foundation Year|
(72 - 80)
West African Senior School Certificate Examination
|n/a||n/a||5 subjects at C6 (excluding native languages and vocational subjects)|
The entry requirement for a postgraduate taught course is typically equivalent to a UK Second Class Honours Second Division (2:2). For individual course requirements, please see the course details in the A-Z course list.
The table below shows how the University equates qualifications from your country to UK degree classifications:
|Qualification||UK 1st Class||UK 2:1||UK 2:2||Additional requirements|
English Language requirements
The University's standard English language requirement is GCSE Grade C or IELTS 6.0 or equivalent. See our English Language Requirements for a full list of acceptable English language tests. Some courses may have a different requirement; for details please see the course details on our course pages.
English Language Requirements
The University's standard English language requirement is GCSE Grade C or IELTS 6.0 or equivalent. See our English Language Requirements for a full list of acceptable English language tests. Some courses may have a different requirement; for details please see the course details on our course pages. See full details of our English Language requirements.
If you need help with your English or want to build your confidence before starting your academic degree course, you can study at Bradford in the summer for six or 10 weeks. If you need more English language tuition, you can join the 20, 30 or 40-week Pre-sessional English language programme. See the Language Centre website for further details, including entrance requirements.
Throughout each year of your studies, you can attend the free weekly academic English language support classes. These classes will help you to continue to develop your academic English language skills. Classes include academic reading, academic writing, grammar, academic speaking and listening, English for academic studies (postgraduates) and pronunciation.
We also offer a full programme of free academic English language workshops in each semester.
You can book a one-to-one appointment with an experienced English lecturer to discuss any difficulties you may be having at any time throughout the year too.
British Canadian International Education (BCIE)
Contact: Miss Roni Lawson
Tel: +233 302 778748
Address: Off Oxford St.,
Behind SSNIT Hospital,
Next door to Mama Mia Restaurant
OSU Accra, Ghana
PFL Group International Ltd
Contact: Monica Boateng
Tel: +233 0302 765090 /
+233 0264145468 / 0542409820
Address: 2nd Floor Blueberry Mall Building
Anmada Street, near Shak Zulu Restaurant
Olusegun Obasanjo Way,
(37 Military Hospital - Dzorwulu Highway)
Accra, PMB L36, Legon-Accra, Ghana