International applicants


Entry requirements for Nigerian students

International Foundation Programme (IFP)

Loughborough University has its own Foundation Course. More information can be found here.

Undergraduate Courses

  • 3 full A-levels.  Please view the undergraduate prospectus for course specific information
  • International Baccalaureate.  Please view the undergraduate prospectus for course specific information
  • HND. Applicants with an HND qualification may be considered for entry into year two of an appropriate degree programme
  • The International Office can also suggest other suitable foundation programmes which will be considered for entry

Candidates must also achieve the University's English language requirements.

Postgraduate Taught

Loughborough University consider applications from students who graduate with a minimum of a good second class honours degree (2:2) from a UK or Nigerian University. Entry requirements vary by programme and potential applicants should see the Postgraduate Prospectus for specific information. For equivalent requirements using the 4, 5 or 7 point scales please see our international qualification equivalences table for more details.

All students must also achieve the University’s English language requirements.

Research Degrees

A Masters degree in a relevant subject from a recognised university of appropriate standing will normally be required.  Please visit the guidelines for PhD students for more information.