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Information and entry requirements for students from the Caribbean

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 the Caribbean, learn about our entry requirements, and sign up to keep in touch with us.

Welcome to NTU

Hello, my name’s Becca Kennedy and I’m the NTU Representative for the Caribbean. 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.

Latin America and Caribbean Scholarship

Do you have an offer to study with us in September 2022? Why not apply for our exclusive Latin America and Caribbean scholarship. If you're a postgraduate student you can apply for £4,000 towards your studies.

Our international scholarships range from £2,000 to 50% of your tuition fee. We’ll assess you for all scholarships you are eligible for.

Final deadline: Wednesday 29 June 2022

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.

English language requirements

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

Still need help?

International Development Office
+44 (0)115 848 8175