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Information and entry requirements for students from South Africa

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.

Team Africa 2022

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.

Scholarships

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.

Entry requirements

Your qualificationYou could study
Senior Certificate (with Matriculation endorsement) or IEB programme

Undergraduate degree courses:

Average grade of C in 5 subjects

We do not consider Life Orientation or local language when making offers

National Higher Certificate, National Diploma or Diploma in Technology (DipTech)

Completed the first year at a recognised South African University 
Year Two or Three entry to undergraduate courses considered

Bachelor Degree (with Honours)

75-100% = 1st class
70-74% = 2:1
60-69% = 2:2

Bachelor Degree (Ordinary)

An overall average grade of 75% or above can be considered for entry to Postgraduate courses

Postgraduate (Masters) courses
Masters degreePostgraduate (PhD) research

If you have questions about your qualification and it is not listed here, please contact us for advice.

English language requirements

We accept many different tests and qualifications, including qualifications from South Africa. You can find full details here.

Students who do not meet the English language requirements may be required to take a pre-sessional English language (PEAP) course.

Meet our students

NTU representatives

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.

Still need help?

International Development Office
+44 (0)115 848 8175