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Information and entry requirements for students from Uganda

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.


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.

The Sub-Saharan Africa High Achievers Award is now closed for applications. The final deadline was 1 March 2023.

You can still apply for the main scholarship scheme. Find out more information about our deadlines and how to apply below.

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.

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Makerere University

Over the last 10 years we have developed a strong and trusted partnership between NTU's School of Social Sciences and the Makerere University School of Public Health (MakSPH). Our partnership has been successful in enhancing existing research environments at both institutions and supporting MA Public Health students from NTU in their research.

We are pleased to offer one full fee competitive scholarship for students on a partnership from Makerere University. To apply please complete our application form.

Final deadline: Wednesday 3 May 2023

Meet our students

Entry requirements

Your qualificationYou could study
Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE), East African Certificate of Education, Cambridge Overseas School Certificate (COSC) (GCSE Standard)Foundation courses at Nottingham Trent International College (NTIC)
Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education (UACE)

Year One of a Bachelors degree

Depending on the course requirement, we generally require a pass with a minimum of the following grades in three subjects:

128 UCAS points: ABB
120 points: BBB
112 points: BBC
104 points: BCC
96 points: CCC

Bachelors degree with Hons

2.1 or 2.2

Postgraduate (Masters) courses
Masters degreePostgraduate research

English language entry requirements

We accept many different tests and qualifications, including qualifications from Uganda, such as the Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE) grades 1-6 as an equivalent to IELTS 6.5. 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.

NTU representatives

We work closely with a network of representatives 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.

You'll find their details on this page.

Still need help?

International Development Office
+44 (0)115 848 8175