Study at the UK's only dedicated healthcare sciences university, sharing a campus with one of the largest hospitals in London. Our courses will give you the experience you need to succeed, whether you choose to return to Nigeria or work elsewhere in the world.

We train healthcare professionals and scientists who go on to tackle some of the most important healthcare challenges in the world - infection and immunity and population health are two of our research specialisms. Studying with us will help you address some of the healthcare challenges within Nigeria and beyond.

 

Entry requirements

  • Foundation Programme in Medical, Biomedical and Health Sciences
    • If you want to progress onto our Medicine MBBS course after the foundation programme: WAEC or NECO SSCE minimum of five A1 grades in all subjects taken, including English, maths, biology and chemistry. Local languages and religious studies are not considered. Grades from WAEC and NECO cannot be mixed.

    • If you want to progress onto our other undergraduate courses: WAEC or NECO SSEC minimum of five A1-C6 grades in all subjects taken, including biology, chemistry and B3 in maths. Local languages and religious studies are not considered. Grades from WAEC and NECO cannot be mixed.
  • Undergraduate

    Medicine MBBS, Biomedical Science BSc (Hons)/MSci, Diagnostic Radiography BSc (Hons), and Physiotherapy BSc (Hons): You must complete the Foundation Programme in Medical, Biomedical and Health Sciences or have another qualifying background, such as A Levels or the IB Diploma. We do not accept direct entry from WAEC or NECO onto any of these courses.

    Please see the individual course pages for any other requirements.

  • Postgraduate/graduate entry

    All of our MSc courses require a lower second class degree or above in your Nigerian bachelor’s, or equivalent. The exception is International Graduate Medicine which requires an upper second class degree.

    Please see the relevant course page for any specific undergraduate degree required.

  • English

    As the most common English qualifications in Nigeria, below are the requirements for IELTS and WAEC only. Please see individual course pages for more information.

    INTO St George's, University of London Foundation Programme in Medical, Biomedical and Health Sciences: IELTS 5.5 with 5.5 in all skills. Please note: we can only accept a UKVI approved IELTS.

    • All Medicine MBBS courses, Biomedical Science BSc (Hons), Diagnostic Radiography BSc (Hons), and Physiotherapy BSc (Hons): IELTS 7.0 with at least 7.0 in Writing and Speaking, 6.5 in Reading and Listening; or WAEC SSCE English B3

    • Biomedical Science MRes, Sports Cardiology MSc, Applied Exercise for Health MSc, and Rehabilitation MSc: IELTS 6.5 with at least 6.0 in each skill; or WAEC SSCE English C5    

    • MSc Genomic Medicine: Overall 7.0 with 6.5 in Listening, Reading and Speaking. 7.0 in Writing; or WAEC SSCE English C4

Exhibitions and visits

Please contact us at global@sgul.ac.uk if you’d like to register your interest in meeting us when we are next in Nigeria.

Funding

Scholarships

Visit our scholarships page for details.

INTO St George’s undergraduate scholarships

INTO St George's awards scholarships to high achieving students on the International Medicine BSc/MBBS and International Graduate Medicine MBBS programmes. For details please visit the INTO St George’s scholarships page.

Other scholarships

We would also advise that you contact your state and the Nigerian Federal Government for more funding opportunities, in addition to the Tertiary Education Trust and Niger Delta Development Commission.

Study abroad

A semester studying abroad as part of your degree gives you the opportunity to see the world, discover a new culture, meet new people, pick up a new language and learn more about yourself. It can also make you more attractive to employers and improve performance in your studies.

Read more about studying abroad.

Contact

 Please contact the International Office with any queries on + 44 20 8266 6791 or global@sgul.ac.uk.

Meet us

Electives

Medical placement at St George's for existing medical students

An Iconic City

Few other capital cities anywhere in the world boast the vibrancy of London

Accommodation

Horton Halls is the perfect place to create your home away from home

Research

Our scientists are tackling some of the world's biggest healthcare challenges