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Information and entry requirements for students from Bahrain

Welcome to NTU

Hamzah Ikram

Hello, my name’s Hamzah Ikram and I'm the NTU Country Advisor Bahrain. I’m delighted you’re considering studying with us and if you have any questions I’ll be happy to help. The University is sponsored by the Ministry of Higher Education in Bahrain.

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.

Nottingham city is vibrant and multicultural. As an international student, I found it to be an ideal place to live.

Hamdi Gabani, Bahrain, MA Interior Architecture and Design

Entry requirements

Your qualification You could study

Secondary School Certificate (TAWJIHIYYA)

Grade 65%+

Foundation certificate at Nottingham Trent International College (NTIC)

Secondary School Certificate (TAWJIHIYYA)

Grade 80%+

International Year One course at NTIC
Two year Post TAWJIHIYYA from Higher Technical Institutes or Commercial Institutes Undergraduate courses
OND / HND and Associate degrees Advanced level (Year Two or Year Three) entry onto undergraduate courses

Bachelors degree from a recognised university in Bahrain

2.2 grade (Average of "Good" or GPA 2.5/4 or 3.1/5 or 65%+)

Postgraduate courses

Students who do not meet this grade can be considered for a Graduate Diploma at Nottingham Trent International College

Masters degree from a recognised university in Bahrain PhD research

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

International qualifications

If you’ve studied an international qualification please refer to the relevant country page for the entry requirements. For example if you studied the American High School Diploma in Bahrain you need to check on the USA country page.

Pre-sessional English for Academic Purposes (PEAP)

We offer pre-sessional English (PEAP) courses which – if successfully completed – lead directly to your academic course. Depending on your IELTS score you can study English from 6 to 30 weeks.

NTU Education Counsellors

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 to study at NTU.

View our NTU Education Counsellors Network.

Still need help?

International Development Office
+44 (0) 115 848 8175