Study at St Mary's
Below is a list of our course categories:
Undergraduate academic requirements
Applicants who have completed the West Africa Secondary School Certificate (WASSC) in Ghana will normally be considered for entry into our Foundation programme or the equivalent from another institution.
If you have finished the first year of your bachelor's degree in Ghana with good grades you will then be considered for first-year bachelor's degree entry at St Mary's.
Postgraduate academic requirements
Applicants who have attained a Bachelor’s Degree from a recognised institution will normally be considered for postgraduate entry.
2:1 UK Degree Classification
- Ghanaian degree (classification): 2:1
- Ghanaian degree (grade point average): 3.25
2:2 UK Degree Classification
- Ghanaian degree (classification): 2:2
- Ghanaian degree (grade point average): 2.5
In addition to the information above, there may be entry requirements specific to your chosen Degree Programme. We will also consider relevant work experience. Contact a representative in your county or the Regional Manager for more information.
English language requirements
We understand English may not be your first language and will accept a wide range of English Language tests to support your application. We also offer Pre-Sessional English Language programmes and In-sessional English Language Programmes.
Applicants who have attained West African Senior School Certificate Exam (WASSCE or WAEC) with C4 in English may use this qualification as evidence of English Language proficiency.
If you have already completed an English Language qualification, please include the test results alongside your application as supporting documentation.
You can apply for the programme before you complete an English language qualification or if you are still studying. We will assess your application, including your personal statement and any qualifications you have already attained.
If you are suitable for the programme we will send you a Conditional Offer. This will explain which grades you need to be accepted onto the programme, and the deadline to provide supporting documentation.
There may be other conditions also, check the programme page for more information on entry requirements and contact us if you have any questions.
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Fees and scholarships
How to apply
You can apply directly through our website for many of our programmes. Below you will find step-by-step guides to help you through the application process:
Once your application is submitted, it will be assessed by our Admissions office. If information is missing from your application you may be emailed for further documentation before your application can be processed.
Visas and immigration
Before you begin studying in the UK, you may require a Student visa. At St Mary’s we strictly adhere to UK Visa and Immigration regulations and will require you provide supporting documentation which meets UK government guidelines.
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