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Information and entry requirements for students from Japan

Dave Berry

Welcome to NTU

Hello, my name’s Dave Berry and I'm the NTU Representative 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.

Meet our students

Sam Barclay

サム バークレー講師プロフィール

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


Entry requirements

Your qualification

You 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

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 NTU Education Counsellors 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 among other things.

View our NTU Education Counsellors Network.

Still need help?

International Development Office
+44 (0) 115 848 8175