Welcome to the information page for applicants who have completed studies in Sierra Leone, with information about meeting the English requirement, what previous studies meet the basic entry requirements, and any special documentation instructions. 

Start with Step 1 - Finding out what I need to submit

There are general instructions for all applicants; it is important that you start with Step 1 and then work your way through the remaining steps in order to submit the right documents in the right way.

Meeting the English requirement - bachelor's and master's level studies

You can meet the English requirement with your upper secondary studies with GCE O level SSSE/WASSCE.

If you’re documenting your English based on your upper secondary studies, you must provide upper secondary documents in order to demonstrate you meet the requirement. Please submit your upper secondary documents as indicated below under ’For bachelor’s level studies’.

You can also demonstrate that you meet the English language requirement through certain university studies, or an internationally approved English test. Find out more at the following link:

English language requirements

Previous studies that meet the general entry requirements and any special documentation instructions

For bachelor's level studies:

One of the following certificates must be submitted with your application:

  • Senior School Certificate Examination (SSCE)
  • Senior School Certificate (SSCE). Your SSCE results must include five (5) subjects or more including English.
  • General Certificate of Education (GCE). Your GCE results must include five (5) subjects or  more of which at least two (2) must be at the advanced level.
  • West African Senior School Certificate (WASSCE). Your WASSCE results must include five (5) subjects or more: three (3) core subjects (English, Maths or Science and a humanities subject or a social science subject), and two (2) elective subjects.

In addition to a copy of your certificate, you are also required to submit a scratch card. Alternatively, you can send your serial number and PIN on a piece of paper. You may also submit the scratch card using the contact form. Before submitting any such data, check that your results are available on the WAEC website.

For master's level studies:

See the general instructions for all countries in Step 1.