Information for Ghanaian students wishing to study a postgraduate programme at Cranfield University
Cranfield University has a vibrant international community and is historically a popular destination for students from Ghana.
As an exclusively postgraduate university, Cranfield represents a unique offering for Ghanaian students thinking of studying in the UK. Students from Ghana benefit from excellent teaching delivered by our world-renowned academics, state-of-the art facilities and real-life industry projects with leading global organisations.
In 2015, Cranfield University has received the prestigious award in recognition of its education and research on water and sanitation for developing countries over a 25-year period. One of the projects acknowledged as part of the award includes the innovative Nano Membrane Toilet which the university has pioneered in conjunction with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.
Last year, four members of the Nano Membrane Toilet team travelled to Ghana to understand potential users’ views and ideas about the toilet’s design and development, and the university hopes to bring it to Africa for trials soon. Read more about the Nano Membrane Toilet project
Cranfield provides a professional working environment and our Ghanaian students also enjoy campus life and get involved in a wide variety of activities run by Cranfield Student Association.
Our general entry requirement is a UK Honours degree (minimum second class lower) or international equivalent. Our Admissions Office staff have extensive knowledge of a wide range of qualifications from all over the world and will assess your qualifications against our UK entry requirements. Applications are considered on an individual basis and the information provided here is intended as a general guide. Holding this level of qualification does not guarantee entry and some programmes may have higher entry requirements.
Requirements for individuals from Ghana
- Second Class Bachelor degree with Honours
Full entry requirements for individual courses can be found on the individual course pages. Please read them carefully as there can sometimes be additional requirements.
English language requirements
English is the national medium of instruction in your country and you would not be required to take an English language test provided that your secondary and/or higher education has been conducted in English.
There are a number of funding opportunities for students from Ghana which include:
- Cranfield Sub-Saharan Africa High Achievers Scholarship in Computational Engineering Sciences
- Cranfield Sub-Saharan Africa High Achievers Scholarship in Energy and Power
- Cranfield Sub-Saharan Africa High Achievers Scholarship in Environment and Agrifood
- Cranfield Sub Saharan Africa Merit Scholarship in Leadership and Management
For further Information and advice on funding and finance, including how to pay your fees and useful references for international applicants, please visit our Fees and Funding page.
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Representatives from Cranfield make regular visits to Ghana throughout the year. We attend education exhibitions, visit universities and talk to prospective students and their families.
Please view our events calendar to find out when we will next be visiting.
If you are already studying in the UK, our Open Days provide the ideal opportunity to visit the campus and meet staff and students.