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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 Representatives 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

IDO China Team

We are delighted you’re considering studying with us. We have a team of representatives for China who can answer your questions about applying and studying at NTU.

Linjing Guo is our NTU Representative for China, and she is based in Beijing.

Scarlett Peng is our NTU International Recruitment Officer for China, and she is based in Nottingham.

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, application and any other question about studying in the UK that you have.

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.

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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.

  • Students outside Arkwright Building, City Campus
    Students outside Arkwright Building, City Campus
  • Socialising in Nottingham
    Hockley Arts Club in Nottingham city centre
  • Celebrating graduation
    The finale of university life - graduation
  • By the canal in Nottingham
    Days out in Nottingham
  • Studying in the labs
    Practical learning in the labs
  • Performers at Chinese New Year
    Performers at Chinese New Year celebrations
  • Chinese new year at NTU
    Celebrating Chinese culture
  • Celebrating graduation
    Graduation ceremonies at NTU

Entry requirements

Your qualificationYou 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 degreeFirst 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 diplomaConsidered 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

Postgraduate research

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 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.

You'll find their details on this page.