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Information and entry requirements for students from Iran

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

Welcome to NTU

Hamzah Ikram

Hello, my name’s Hamzah Ikram and I'm the NTU Representative for Iran. 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.

Entry requirements

Your qualificationYou could study

High School Diploma - Metevaseth (year 12)

Grade: 14/20 to be considered for direct entry


Bachelor degree courses

Four year High School Diploma (Theoretical, Technical, Vocational). Grades required:

14/20 = CCD15/20 = BCC16/20 = BBB17/20 = ABB18/20 = AAB


Bachelor degree courses

Associate Degree (Kardani/Fogh Diplom) from a technical/vocational institute. Grades required :

14/20 = CCD15/20 = BCC16/20 = BBB17/20 = ABB18/20 = AAB


Bachelor degree courses
4 years Bachelor's Degree (Licence or Karshenasi) from a recognised university. Grade Required:

1st Class =18/20 (from a State University) or, 17/20   (from a Private University)2.1 = 13/20 or 65% (from a State University) or, 14/20  or 70% (from a Private University)2.2 = 11/20 or 55% (from a State University) or, 12/20 or 60% (from a Private University)
Postgraduate courses

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 Iran 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 20 weeks.

NTU Education Counsellors

We work closely with a network of representatives 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.

You'll find their details on this page.