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Information and entry requirements for students from Iceland

Student from Iceland and interested in studying at NTU? Find entry requirements for Bachelors and Masters degrees and meet your country advisor for Icelandic students.


Welcome to NTU

Hello, my name’s Chloe Tiozzo and I’m the NTU advisor for Iceland. I’m delighted you’re considering studying with us and if you have any questions I’ll be happy to help in any way I can.

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 Iceland so we can arrange to meet if you wish.

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We have a thriving European community at NTU. Meet some of our European students and find out more about student life. You can also find lots of helpful advice and find answers to frequently asked questions.

Check out our European Community page.

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We capture their stories so you can view more about what it's like being a European student at NTU.

To read about their experiences, take a look at this page.

Entry requirements

Your qualificationYou could study

Stúdentspróf (from Mentaskoli or a Technical/Vocational School)

5/10 for entry to Foundation/International Year One

Stúdentspróf (from Mentaskoli or a Technical/Vocational School)

128 UCAS Tariff points = 9/10
120 points = 8/10
112 points = 8/10
104 points = 7/10
96 points = 6/10
88 points = 5/10

Baccalaurreatus degree

5/10 for entry to Undergraduate Year 2/3/Top up or Graduate Diploma

Baccalaurreatus degree 7.5/10 for postgraduate courses requiring a 2.i
6.5/10 for postgraduate courses requiring a 2.ii
Candidatus/a psychologiae (Cand. pschy.)
Candidatus/a magisterii (Cand. mag.)

A good grade in a Masters qualification is required for entry onto our research degrees.

English language requirements

To meet the University's English language entry requirements you will need one of the following:

  • Stúdentspróf (from Gymnasium) (Matriculation Certificate) score of 9 (when taken as a compulsory modern language) in English
  • An IELTS or other English language qualification accepted by the University at the appropriate grade

If you have questions about your qualification and it is not listed here, please contact us for advice.

Students who do not meet the English language requirements may be required to take a pre-sessional English language (PEAP) course.

Our official representatives in Iceland