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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 Representative for Japan, learn about our entry requirements, and get a taste of what it’s like to live and learn in Nottingham.

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.

NTU offers its students a great sense of freedom to explore and pursue their own paths. The academic staff at NTU are active professionals who have hands-on experience within industry, and are ready to encourage new innovations and perspectives. Asato Goto, Japan, MA Fashion Design

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


Postgraduate (Masters) 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.

What's it like to live and study in Nottingham?

Taihei Miyamoto tells us about his experience at NTU.

Still need help?

International Development Office
+44 (0) 115 848 8175