Information and entry requirements for students from China
Interested in studying at Nottingham Trent University (NTU)? On this page, we’ve included everything you’ll need to know – meet NTU’s advisors for China, learn about our entry requirements, and get a taste of what it’s like to live and learn in Nottingham.
Welcome to NTU
We are delighted you’re considering studying with us. We have a team of advisors for China who can answer your questions about applying and studying at NTU.
We visit cities across China regularly and love meeting new students and families personally to give advice and guidance. We can advise you on our courses, how to apply and what it's like studying in the UK so please email the China team with your questions.
If you’d like to keep in touch please register with us. We can send you updates on what’s happening at the University and details of our visit schedule.
In collaboration with the British Council and the UK Government, we are delighted to offer one competitive scholarship of £10,000 to students from China. To be eligible you must:
- Have an offer to study one of our full-time Masters courses.
- Be a national of China.
What’s it like to live and study in Nottingham?
NTU is an excellent university, and Nottingham is a wonderful city. But don’t take our word for it – our students have made a video about their time here, which brings the NTU experience to life.
|Your qualification||You could study|
|High School Year 2|
Grades of 70% and above
|Foundation courses at Nottingham Trent International College (NTIC)|
|High School Year 3|
Grades of 80% and above
|International Year One courses at NTIC|
|Completion of first year of Chinese university degree||First year bachelors degrees|
Completion of 3 years High School with a minimum average of 75%.
Aptitude Scholastic Tests (AST) – completing the core AST in Maths and English with a minimum grade of 180 in each. Where published entry requirements for a degree course indicate a subject specific A Level requirement in Biology, Chemistry or Physics, this will also be required in the AST with a score of 180.
First year bachelors degrees
|Three year diploma or higher national diploma||Considered for final year entry to selected bachelors degrees or for Pre-Masters courses at Nottingham Trent International College|
Bachelors degree (four years or six years in medicine / dentistry) from a recognised higher education institution in China.
Grades of 70% or above
|Postgraduate (Masters) courses|
|Masters degree from a recognised higher education institution in China.|
Grades of 70% or above
If you have questions about your qualification and it is not listed here, please contact us for advice.
English Language entry requirements
You’ll need an IELTS qualification at the appropriate grade or an alternative English language qualification accepted by the University.
Students who do not meet the English language requirements may be required to take a Pre-sessional English language (PEAP) course.
NTU Education Counsellors
Need more advice on your study options and application? We work very closely with a worldwide network of Education Counsellors. Find one near you.
International and European Applicants FAQs
Information for international and European applicants about applications, visas and receiving your CAS, travel, arrival and enrolment.