Information and entry requirements for students from Iraq

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 Iraq, learn about our entry requirements, and sign up to keep in touch with us.

Welcome to NTU

Hello, my name’s Hamzah Ikram and I'm the NTU Representative for Iraq. 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 Iraq so we can arrange to meet if you wish – or you can contact me directly.

Entry requirements

Your qualificationYou could study

Tawjahiya (secondary school leaving certificate)

Grade 65%+

Foundation certificate at Nottingham Trent International College (NTIC)

Tawjahiya (secondary school leaving certificate)

Grade 80%+

International Year One course at NTIC

Two year Post Tawjahiya from higher technical institutes or commercial institutes or two years diplomaBachelor degree courses
OND / HND and associate degreesAdvanced level (Year One or Two) entry onto bachelor courses (assessed on an individual basis)

Bachelor degree from a recognised University in Iraq

2.2 grade equivalent (average of "Fair" or "Good" or 60%+)

Postgraduate courses

Students who do not meet this grade can be considered for a Graduate Diploma at NTIC

Masters degree from a recognised university in Iraq

Grade 75%+ (and quality of previous research)

PhD study

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 Iraq 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.

Still need help?

International Development Office
+44 (0) 115 848 8175