Information and entry requirements for students from Botswana
Interested in studying at Nottingham Trent University (NTU)? On this page, we’ve included everything you’ll need to know – meet NTU’s Representatives for Africa, learn about our entry requirements, and sign up to keep in touch with us.
Welcome to NTU
Hello, we’re NTU’s Team Africa (Chukwuka, Anna, Kotana and Richie) and we are your NTU Representatives! We’re delighted you’re thinking about studying here. We regularly visit the region and love meeting new students and families personally to give advice and guidance.
Our visit schedule is on the NTU in Africa webpage or you can register with us and we’ll let you know when we’re next visiting. If you can't meet us in person just email us your queries or we could even arrange a Skype session.
Sub-Saharan Africa High Achievers Award
We are pleased to offer up to £3,000 fee reduction to all high achieving Sub-Saharan African students. To be eligible you must:
- Achieve a 1st class degree from a recognised university in your Home nation.
- Be a resident and national of a Sub-Saharan African county.
To apply you will need to complete our online application form and tick the box which states you wish to be considered for the High Achievers Award.
The final deadline for the Sub-Saharan Africa High Achievers Award is 1 March 2023. You can still apply for the main scholarship scheme after the High Achievers Award is closed.
LLM Sub-Saharan Africa Scholarship
Nottingham Law School (NLS) is pleased to offer one competitive scholarship up to a value of half your tuition fee.
We welcome applications from students from Nigeria who are holding an offer to study on a NLS full-time LLM Masters programme (not including LPC/BTC).
The scholarship will be awarded to the candidate who most closely meets the criteria for the award.
Find out more information about our deadlines and how to apply below.
|Your qualification||You could study|
|Botswana General Certificate of Secondary Education Examination (BGCSE) / Cambridge Overseas School Certificate||Considered for a foundation certificate at Nottingham Trent International College (NTIC)|
|Diploma (from the University of Botswana) / bachelor degree part one’ to Diploma (from the University of Botswana) / bachelor degree part one / Higher National Diploma||Considered for direct entry to undergraduate degrees|
Bachelor from University of Botswana or the Botswana Qualifications Authority (BQA)
A minimum of 4 years can be considered for Year Two entry to undergraduate degrees or top-up courses
2:1 and first class degrees (minimum of 5 or 6 years) can be considered for postgraduate study
|Masters degree||considered for postgraduate study|
Please note that these entry requirements are guidelines only. If you have questions about your qualification and it is not listed here, please contact us.
English language requirements
We accept many different tests and qualifications, including qualifications from Botswana, such as the Botswana General Certificate of Secondary Education Examination with a grade C. You can find full details of alternative English qualifications we accept here.
Students who do not meet the English language requirements may be required to take a pre-sessional English language (PEAP) course.
We work closely with NTU Education Counsellors all over the world including counsellors in education agencies, schools and colleges.
They can advise you on entry requirements, the application process and how to apply for a visa among other things.
View our NTU Education Counsellors Network.