Information and entry requirements for students from Jamaica

Interested in studying at Nottingham Trent University (NTU)? On this page, we’ve included everything you’ll need to know – meet NTU’s Representative for Jamaica, learn about our entry requirements, and sign up to keep in touch with us.

Ella Davis

Welcome to NTU

Hello, my name’s Ella Davis and I’m the NTU Representative for Jamaica. I’m delighted you’re considering studying with us and if you have any questions I’ll be happy to help in any way I can.

If you’d like us to keep in touch with you please register with us and we’ll send you updates on what’s happening at the University. We’ll also let you know if I’m visiting the Caribbean so we can arrange to meet if you wish.

Entry requirements

Your qualificationYou could study

Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examinations (CAPE)

6 CAPE units required:

Either 3 double unit subjects or 2 double unit subjects and 2 single unit subjects.

Minimum grades: 2 units at grade II and 4 units at grade III.

Accepted for year one entry to undergraduate degrees

Bachelors degree

  • When awarded by the University of the West Indies
  • When awarded by tertiary institutions, provided the programme of study has been accredited by the University Council of Jamaica

Where grades are used:

  • B+ is considered equivalent to a UK 2:1 Bachelors degree
  • B is considered equivalent to a UK 2:2 Bachelors degree

Where grade point average marking is used:

  • 3.0 to 3.49 is considered equivalent to a UK 2:1 Bachelors degree
  • 2.5 – 2.99 is considered equivalent to a UK 2:2 Bachelors degree
Considered for Masters degree

Masters degree

  • When awarded by the University of the West Indies
  • When awarded by tertiary institutions provided the programme of study has been accredited by the University Council of Jamaica
Considered for PhD and research degrees

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

Still need help?

International Development Office
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