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English Language Requirements

For entry onto an undergraduate or postgraduate taught degree a grade of C6 or higher is generally accepted from English Language in the West African Secondary School Certificate in Education.

For entry onto the MBChB a minimum grade of C4 in English Language in the West African Secondary School Certificate in Education is required.

Find out more about our English language requirements.


You can apply for Year 1 of an undergraduate degree after obtaining your Advanced Certificate of Secondary Education (ACSE). As this qualification is considered equivalent to UK A-Levels you can find the specific requirements of each programme using our online prospectus here

Engineering and Science subjects will require specific subjects, but students from any stream can apply for courses in Aston Business School.

Postgraduate (Masters)

You should have at least a good degree from recognised universities: GPA 3.2/5 or 2.6/4 or 2:1. The specific percentage requirement will vary depending on the course you are applying for at Aston and the Tanzanian university from which you have graduated.

If you are applying for finance, engineering or science-based subjects, you must have studied a similar field in your undergraduate degree.

There are a number of conversion courses in the Business School which will accept students from any subject background. 

Postgraduate (MBA) 

You can come from any subject background, but should have at least a good degree from recognised universities: GPA 3.2/5 or 2.6/4 or 2:1 and a minimum of three years post-graduation managerial work experience, as stipulated by the Association of MBA (AMBA) requirements.

Postgraduate Research

Each of Aston's Schools of Study has a number of research groups with the potential to host PhD students. Research specialisms include finance, economics, marketing, organisational psychology, bioenergy, knowledge engineering, photonics, languages, biomedical sciences, neurosciences, health sciences and more. 

All PhD applicants need to contact the research groups directly with their individual research proposal.

International scholarships

International Scholarships

We offer a range of scholarships for undergraduate and postgraduate study. Please see our international scholarships webpage for more information.


Aston University representatives in your country

We work closely with Educational Advisers and Representatives in a number of countries, who are able to provide students with additional information about Aston and give them help and advice. Find Aston University representatives in your country.

Contact us

You are welcome to contact our Regional Manager for Africa, Babajide Ogundeji, by email at or  You can also call us or send us a WhatsApp message on +2348136091160. We will be more than happy to answer your questions and provide more information on our entry requirements.

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