Information and entry requirements for students from Syria

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

Welcome to NTU

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

Entry requirements

Your qualificationYou could study
Shahâda al-Thânawiyya al-cÄmma or Baccalauréat (General Secondary School Leaving Certificate)Foundation certificate or International Year One courses at Nottingham Trent International College (NTIC)
Shahâdat Musâcid Mujâz / Associate Degree (or two years at a higher technical institution)Bachelor degrees

al-Ijâza fi or Licence / Bachelor Degree (four years)

  • courses requiring a UK 2.1 require Syrian students to have achieved: 70%+ / very good
  • courses requiring a UK 2.2 require Syrian students to have achieved: 60% to 70% / good

Postgraduate study

al-Mâjistîr / Masters Degree (two years)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 Syria you need to check on the USA 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