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Information and entry requirements for students from Kuwait

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

Hamzah Ikram

Welcome to NTU

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

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 Kuwait so we can arrange to meet if you wish – or you can contact me directly.


IDP Virtual Event

This is a great opportunity to speak to Mr Hamzah Ikram, Nottingham Trent University's advisor for North Africa and the Middle East.

Join the IDP Virtual Event on Friday 12 March - Saturday 13 March 2021 from 14:00 - 18:00 (KSA Time).

Find out more

Entry requirements

Your qualificationYou could study

General Secondary Education Certificate (Shahadat-Al-Thanawia-Al-A'ama)

Grade 60%+

Foundation certificate at Nottingham Trent International College (NTIC)

General Secondary Education Certificate (Shahadat-Al-Thanawia-Al-A'ama)

Grade 80%+

International Year One course at NTIC.

The Public Authority for Applied Education and Training (PAAET) Diploma

Grade 2.0/4 (Good, C), or minimum of 55%

Bachelor degrees.

Bachelor degree from recognised university in Kuwait

Grade 2.2 = B or 2.67/4 or 5/9 or Good

Masters degrees

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

Masters degree from recognised university in KuwaitPhD 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 Kuwait 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 representatives

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.

Still need help?

International Development Office
+44 (0) 115 848 8175