Secondary and undergraduate education in Nigeria


This online session will give an overview of the structure of the Nigerian education system with a focus on the West African Senior School Certificate and undergraduate qualifications.

It includes practical guidelines on the interpretation and understanding of educational documentation.

Target Audience

This course is recommended for university and college staff involved with entry to undergraduate courses. The course will also be useful to people from professional bodies, nationality & immigration solicitors, recruiters, work permit and visa agencies, careers / guidance / refugee and asylum seekers advisers.


The key objectives of the training are to:

  • Understand the use of the Senior School Certificate and the West African Senior School Certificate for admission onto undergraduate programmes and how this compares to the UK’s education system.
  • Obtain information about different institution types and their accreditation
  • Understand undergraduate qualifications and typical requirements for postgraduate study in Nigeria 

Support materials

Delegates will receive a copy of all materials used. Delegates completing the course will also receive a certificate of completion.

Book on this course

This is a core session

Please complete the following online form and you will receive an email confirming your registration. We will provide the webinar link with participation instructions to delegates closer to the event time. 

Alternatively, you can purchase the  recording that will be available 7 days after the live. Please contact for more information.

*If you have free training places in your membership package, you can use them to book the 'Core sessions', please contact your account manager before registering. 


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