Entry Requirements




Qualification Leads to entry into
SSCE plus a recognised Foundation programme in a suitable subject area  Year 1 of Bachelors degrees
A recognised International Foundation course from an Irish/UK institution. Entry requirements vary but we normally ask for between 60% and 65%  Year 1 of Bachelors degrees
SSCE plus one or more years of undergraduate studies at a reputable Nigerian university with an average CGPA of 3.2  Year 1 of Bachelors degrees
(Ordinary) National Diploma (OND/ND) with upper credit or distinction  Year 1 of Bachelors degrees
 Higher National Diploma with credit Year 1 of Bachelors degrees 
 Higher National Diploma (HND) with upper credit or distinction Possibly year 2 of Bachelors degrees 


Entry onto Postgraduate programmes

If you are applying for a Masters (e.g. MA, MSc, MBA) programme at NCI, you will be required to meet the English Language Requirements and will typically have one of the following qualifications:

  • Bachelor degree from a recognized institution with an award of 2.2 or higher, depending on the subject area 
  • HND plus a Postgraduate Diploma with high grades.
  • Applicants without a first degree but with 5–7 years relevant work experience may also be considered on an individual basis for some Masters programmes 
  • A degree from a recognized Nigerian university may be accepted as evidence of English proficiency for most of our postgraduate 

Representatives in your country

Our representatives in your country

Local Partner Cities Website
Brave Genius Educational Resources Ltd  Abuja  www.bgeduresource.com
Drums School Finders  Abuja and Lagos www.school-finders.co.uk 
The IEIS Education Group Ltd Abuja www.ieis.org.uk
Midstrom Ridge  Abuja www.midstromridge.com
O'Shagbemi Educational Consult   Abuja and Lagos oshagbemimichael@gmail.com
3AG Global Education Services  Lagos(Ikeja)  www.3aglobal.com 
NeGxy Concept Ltd Lagos(Ikeja) www.negxylimited.com 
CIC Education  Lagos(Ikoyi) jossy360@gmail.com 
Champions Pitch Consulting Ltd Lagos(Ikeja) oladejo44@gmail.com
Harvestfield Educational Services   Abuja and Lagos www.harvestfieldedu.com 
SB Consult  Lagos(Maryland)  www.sbconsult.com.ng 
Study Across Globe  Lagos(Ikeja) www.studyacrossglobe.com
ABG Global Education Consulting  Lagos(Ogudu GRA)  www.abgglobaleducation.com
Virtue Consult Lagos(Sabo-Yaba)  www.virtueconsult.com
UKEAS  Lagos(Ikeja)  www.ukeas.com.ng