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Information and entry requirements for students from Japan

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


Dave Berry

Hello, my name’s Dave Berry and I'm the NTU Advisor for Japan. I’m delighted you’re considering studying with us and if you have any questions I’ll be happy to help.

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 Japan so we can arrange to meet if you wish, or you can contact me directly.

Entry requirements

Your qualificationYou could study

Upper Secondary School Leaving Certificate

Kotogakko Sotsugyo Shomeisho

Foundation courses or International Year One courses at Nottingham Trent International College (NTIC)

Associate degree


Second year of a Bachelors degree (case by case basis)

Bachelors degree (Gakushi)

Successful completion of 1-3 years of your degree

Advanced entry to Undergraduate (Bachelors) degrees may be possible.
Please contact the International Development Office for further information.

Bachelors degree (Gakushi)Entry to Postgraduate (Masters) degrees
Where a 2:1 is required: 75% overall average from your Japanese degree
Where a 2:2 is required: 70% or ‘B’ overall average from your Japanese degree

Masters degree


Postgraduate research (PhDs)

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.


英語教授法講師サム バークレーが、自身のNTUまでの道のりや英語教育法コースの特徴・魅力を紹介します.


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