‌We have been welcoming students from Ghana since 1926 and currently have an active Alumni Association of Ghana.

In 2000 the President of the Republic of Ghana, His Excellency Flight Lieutenant Jerry John Rawlings, received an honorary Doctor of Laws degree from the University during his visit to Britain.

The University of Glasgow also has links with H.R.H. Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, the King of Asanti. The University awarded the King with an honorary Doctor of Laws degree. Furthermore, former Vice-Principal Professor Malcolm McLeod has been asked by the King to help create a new museum at the Palace in Kumasi and visits Ghana regularly.

Glasgow is Scotland’s largest city and is home to the largest student population in Scotland. Glaswegians’ reputation for friendliness means that wherever you come from, it's easy to treat the city as your second home. Glasgow is an official Unesco ‘City of Music’ and also has more parks than any other city in Europe.

Entry Requirements


The University will consider students who gained all As and Bs in WAEC Senior School Certificate for direct entry into first year. Students who have taken a recognised foundation or access programme or equivalent will also be considered, as well as those students who have studied GCE A Levels or IB. If you do not qualify for direct entry to our undergraduate programmes you may be considered for entry to our pre-entry programmes at Glasgow International College.

Postgraduate Taught

We will consider applications to Masters degrees from graduates holding an upper second class honours degree from a national university. In some cases we may consider a lower second class honours degree for entry.

Postgraduate English Language Requirements

The University will waive the requirement to sit an English language test to applicants who meet the following requirements:

  • WAEC English at Grade C6 or higher


Study Abroad and Exchange opportunities at Glasgow

We welcome over 1500 students every year via the long-established Study Abroad and exchange programmes

If you want to come to Glasgow for a year abroad and your country does not have an existing agreement please look at our incoming Study Abroad Programme options

Meet Us


Students who choose to be counselled by an agency should expect the following standards of service:

  • Representatives will support students throughout the application process, providing advice and assistance in the preparation/submission of documents. It is, however, the applicant who must remain ultimately responsible for their account and the management of communications.
  • Representatives will have full access to student data contained within the application form and may manage a student application by discussing all aspects of the application with the University of Glasgow.
  • Representatives should be honest and accurate in communicating information about the University to the student and vice versa. At no time should representatives disseminate false or misleading information to the student or to the University.
  • Representatives will conduct themselves with fairness and integrity at all times and are subject to a rigorous selection and ongoing training process by the University of Glasgow.
  • Representatives are paid by the University for their services and will not pass on charges to prospective students.

UKEAS Ghana, Accra Office

The Orangery, 169/4A, Otswe street, Tedzii Asieshi La, Osu Ako-Adjei

+233(0) 302798181

UKEAS Ghana, Kumasi Office

2nd floor, Plot 25 A, Ahodwo roundabout, Nhyiaeso


We would be happy to welcome you to our historic main campus in the heart of Glasgow, where we host open days and campus tours for you to experience our University in person. For more information, go to:

Contact Us

Pamela Armstrong, International Recruitment Manager (based in Glasgow)
+44 (0)141 330 1960

Ajoke Olakunle, International Officer, West Africa (based in Lagos, Nigeria)
+234 (0) 909 895 3402

Adri Hortobagyi, International Recruitment Coordinator (based in Glasgow) 
+44 (0)141 330 8764

International Summer School

You can also apply to join our International Summer School. This is an excellent introduction to studying at a world renowned university.  The summer school offers a variety of credit and non credit-bearing courses including Mathematics and Physics, Theatre and Performance and International Business. The International Summer School website details all courses on offer.

Summer study allows you to:

  • Explore a particular topic in more depth
  • Experience teaching from world-class academic staff
  • Supplement your studies and gain international experience and credits at a world-class university

To attend the International Summer School for most courses, but not all, you must meet the following criteria:

  • You should be a current student or a graduate of an international higher education institution*.
  • If your first language is not English, we require a minimum IELTS score of 6.0 (or equivalent)
  • You should have a GPA of at least 3.0 (or equivalent)

Special circumstances may be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Please refer to individual course descriptions for courses that vary from the standard criteria.


  • Applications for 2020 are currently open

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