Information and entry requirements for students from Libya

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 Libya, learn about our entry requirements, and get a taste of what it’s like to live and learn in Nottingham.

Welcome to NTU

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

The staff at the University are really friendly, approachable and supportive.

Ammar Irhoma, Libya, studied PhD Architecture, Design and the Built Environment.

What’s it like to live and study in Nottingham?

NTU is an excellent university, and Nottingham is a wonderful city. But don’t take our word for it – one of our own students has made a video about their time here, which brings the NTU experience to life.

Entry requirements

Your qualificationYou could study

Tawjihiyya (secondary school certificate)

Minimum grade 60%

Foundation courses at Nottingham Trent International College (NTIC)

Tawjihiyya (secondary school certificate)

Minimum grade 80%

International Year One course at NTIC.
One or two year Post Tawjihiyya from Higher Technical Institutes or Commercial InstitutesYear one to Bachelors degrees.

Higher diploma (four years / eight semesters) from a recognised university.

Higher diploma (four years / eight semesters) from a recognised university.

2.1 = 65% or 'very good'
2.2 = 60% or 'good'

Masters degrees (all courses other than subjects within the School of Computer Science).

Students who studied the Libyan Higher Diploma for 3 years may still be able to enter a Masters degree, but will have to evidence relevant work experience.

Bachelors degree (four years)

2.1 = 65% or 'very good'
2.2 = 60% or 'good'

Masters degrees.

Masters degree (two years)

75% + and quality of previous research

Postgraduate research.

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

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