(IRCC Applications)

 Stratford College of Business and Management is based in Telford, United Kingdom with a centre in Abuja, Nigeria. The information below is for Nigeria based students who want to study a UK government regulated postgraduate diploma equivalent to a Canadian postgraduate diploma (1 year) to provide an opportunity to increase their CRS score towards an IRCC application for the competitive Canada Express Entry immigration system.


What are the programme benefits?
  • A wide range of subject areas to choose from (see list of courses available further below)

  • A globally recognised Ofqual (UK Government) regulated qualification.

  • Alternative options to study on campus in the UK or Abuja, Nigeria

  • Access brilliant resources, facilities, and experts.

  • Improve your career, by deepening your knowledge.

  • The Postgraduate Diploma covers 120 out of 180 credits required in the Master's programme which means you only need to complete a 60 credit dissertation to top up your qualification to a Master's degree at many UK universities thereby saving you time and money.

What is the duration of the course?

The programme can be completed in as little as 6 months however, students are given up to 12 months to offer flexibility.

What is the mode of study?

The programme is delivered online and administered by our academy in Abuja, Nigeria. 

How much is the fee?

For applications from our Abuja centre, the course fee is ₦850,000 paid in two equal instalments. The application fee is ₦15,000.

How do I apply?

Download and complete an application form. Click Here to Download Your Application Form

Pay application fee ( ₦15,000) to the following bank details:
Account Name: Stratford Academy 
Account Number:  1012169127 
Bank: Zenith Bank 

Return the completed application form to applications@scbm.org.uk OR abuja@scbm.org.uk with the following documents:

  • Proof of payment of N15,000 application fee.

  • Curriculum Vitae (CV) detailing your full employment history

  • Copies of all prior qualifications (Degree or HND)

  • Proof of identification (International passport, National ID or Driver's license).

  • Certified copies of other certificates you own.

What are the fees for other options for study?
If you prefer face-to-face delivery, the following options are available:
Study in Telford UK: £5,500
Study in Abuja: Fee: ₦1,200,000

What courses are available?

Choose from any of the courses listed below :

What is the process for sending your qualification to WES after completing your course?



For students requesting their qualifications to be sent to World Education Services (WES). Please follow the guidance illustrated in the diagrams below.

Click here to download transcript request  form for WES or you can request online

Please submit this with your completed Academic Records Request Form

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Here is a sample of the report on Canadian equivalency.

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