Entry requirements, scholarships and keeping in touch for students from Botswana.

Entry requirements


Students from Botswana would generally be required to complete an international foundation programme to be considered for entry to year one of our bachelor courses. 

If you think you might need to complete a foundation or pathway programme, please contact the International Team to discuss your options at


Students will be eligible to apply if they have gained one of the following qualifications:

  • Master’s degree 
  • Postgraduate Diploma with two years relevant work experience 
  • A five to six year Bachelor degree (from the University of Botswana) with two years relevant work experience
  • A four to five year Bachelor degree (from the University of Botswana) with 5 years relevant work experiences

English language

Students who are applying to an undergraduate programme are required to have completed the Botswana Cambridge Overseas School Certificate English Credit (3-6) or Botswana GCSE (BGCSE) English Grade C.

Students applying to a postgraduate programme are not required to take an English language test like IELTS, as long as the bachelor degree was taught and examined in English.

Our local representatives

We have agents and international officers representing Edinburgh Napier University in Africa and around the world.


Students from Botswana are considered for our African Scholarship and there are a number of different scholarships available to help reduce the cost of studying at Edinburgh Napier University. 

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Visits in your country

We regularly travel overseas to meet students and attend exhibitions so that we can tell you more about studying at Edinburgh Napier University. 

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