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Teesside University has a long history of welcoming students from all over the world. Students have joined us from 107 different countries in the last four years alone. Being a student at Teesside ensures you become part of an international community that provides you with opportunities far beyond your academic programme. If you're thinking of joining us, we're here to help you every step of the way. Join a truly international University; join Teesside University.

Entry requirements

Qualification Entry requirements
For entry onto a Foundation or Extended programme, applicants require: For entry onto: Extended Programmes - West African Examination Council (WAEC) or West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) subjects with a minimum of three at C6 and two at B3 (including maths)and IELTS 5.5 minimum in all bands (or equivalent) For entry onto: International Foundation Year (Business and Computing) or (Law) – WAEC or WASSCE pass with a minimum of six at C6 (including maths)
For entry onto an Undergraduate programme, applicants require: For entry onto Year 1:

General Certificate of Education at advanced level – standard UK entry requirements

A diploma with a lower credit as minimum

For entry onto Integrated Master of Engineering – MEng (Hons):

A diploma with a higher credit as minimum

Advanced entry to undergraduate

You may be considered for enter Year 2 of a degree programme if you have a Higher National Diploma with a grade-point average of 3.0/5.0

You may be considered for enter Year 3 of a degree programme if you have a Higher National Diploma with a grade-point average of 4.0/5.0

These depend on your subject area and are decided on a case-by-case basis
For entry onto a Postgraduate programme, applicants require: 2.2 at undergraduate degree or 2.5/4 GPA
English Language Requirements
See the details of our English Language requirements and pre-sessional courses


Teesside University is delighted to offer a portfolio of scholarship opportunities for international students, recognising academic merit, professional experience and diversity.


Agents in your country

Astolinks International

Takoradi Office, 2nd Floor GPRTU Building
Accra Station
Takoradi, Ghana

T: +233-31-200-0739

Astolinks International

First Floor, Nadia/Rhema House
Kokomlemle Near Top Radio
Accra, Ghana

T: +233-302-245205

Astolinks International

Asokwa,opp. Kumasi Mall
Adjacent Texas Hotel
Kumasi, Ghana

T: +233-3220-29802

Bonfield Educational Advisory

PO Box CO 1641
Tema, Ghana
West Africa

T: +233 549 930 023

Bonfield Educational Advisory

c/o Bead Study Abroad
5 Mensah Saba Road, Close to Obuba on the ATTC Road
Kokomlemle, Accra

T: +233 509 685 535

Education Solutions Consult Ltd (Edusol)

Opposite GCB Bank, Inside Trade Fair Centre
LA P.O Box 407 DS
Dansoman Estates, Accra, Ghana

T: +233(0)201129684

FindAdmission Media Inn (Worldview UK Limited)

Inside SRC Union Building
Opposite Central Cafeteria
University of Ghana, Legon, Ghana

T: +233 (0)302 905156

New Way Consultancy (UK) Ltd (University Admission Center UK)

First Floor, Block D2/30, DVLA – Woter Works Enclave
GICEL – SCC, Weija
Accra – Ghana

T: +233 0204101335

World Student Advisors

Opposite Banking Hall Ghana Commercial Bank,
Inside Trade Fair Centre,
La, Accra

T: +233201129684


Joseph Dzaka
MSc Forensic Science

Joseph Dzaka came to Teesside in October 2015 to study MSc Forensic Science after being selected for the prestigious UK government Chevening Scholarship.

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