Information and Advice for Prospective Students from South Africa

Country Banner

South Africa

As one of the UK’s leading modern universities, students from more than 100 countries apply to the University of Lincoln each year for degree level studies.

To help you prepare, the following information provides guidance on the entrance requirements you will need to meet, alongside further information in support of your application.

Entry Requirements

Prospective students from South Africa are required to meet the following University of Lincoln entry requirements:

Students who do not meet the minimum undergraduate entry requirements may be eligible for entry onto a Lincoln International Study Centre Foundation or International Year One programme. For more information, please visit the International Study Centre website.

Senior Certificate with Matriculation OR National Senior Certificate with a minimum of 5 subjects at grade 6 (BBC) to include English Language.

 

Advanced Entry (Undergraduate)

Depending on your academic background and intended course of study, it may be possible to apply for advanced entry into year 2 or 3 of a University of Lincoln undergraduate course.

For more information, please contact the Student Administration Team: admissions@lincoln.ac.uk.

For more information, please contact the International Admissions Team: intadmissions@lincoln.ac.uk.

Masters

An Honours degree with a minimum of 60%.  For comparison purposes an result of 60% = 2:2 and 70% = 2:1.

Specific information on postgraduate entry requirements can be found on the individual programme page.


PhD
Successful completion of a Master’s Degree

Please note that the information above is for guidance purposes only and is not an exhaustive list of accepted qualifications. To check if your qualification is eligible, please contact the International Admissions Team.

Please note that the information above is for guidance purposes only and is not an exhaustive list of accepted qualifications. To check if your qualification is eligible, please contact the Student Administration Team.

English Language Requirements

  • IELTS 6.0 (with no less than 5.5 in each band score) or equivalent. Please note that some courses require a higher score

Students who do not meet the above English language requirements may be eligible for entry onto a Pre Sessional English and Academic Study Skills (PEASS) course.

Further information regarding English language requirements and Pre Sessional Courses can be found on our English Requirements page.

Testimonial Advanced 1

Explore Life as a Student in Lincoln

Within the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2018, the University of Lincoln is featured among the top 20 in the UK for student experience.

Find Out more

Fees and Funding

Tuition Fees

University of Lincoln students are required to pay tuition fees for each year of their course. Further information regarding tuition fees and how to pay can be found on the following pages:

Undergraduate Programmes
Postgraduate Programmes

Scholarships

Each year, the University of Lincoln is delighted to award a number of scholarships and bursaries to suitably qualified students from around the world. Depending on your academic ability, intended programme of study and nationality, the level of scholarship / bursary can vary.

Meet Us in South Africa

Representatives from the University of Lincoln regularly attend events around the world. For more information on events taking place in South Africa, please contact international@lincoln.ac.uk.

Education Agents in South Africa

The University of Lincoln work with a number of agents and representatives around the world. As part of their role, they can provide information and support in the following areas:

  • Study opportunities in the UK
  • Applying to the University of Lincoln
  • Advice and support

Contact the International Office

Tel: +44 (0)1522 886040 (During office hours, 8:30am - 5:00pm GMT, Monday - Friday)

Email: international@lincoln.ac.uk or use our online enquiry form.