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Information and entry requirements for students from United Arab Emirates

Hamzah Ikram

Welcome to NTU

Hello, my name’s Hamzah Ikram and I'm the NTU Representative for the United Arab Emirates. I’m delighted you’re considering studying with us and if you have any questions I’ll be happy to help.

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Entry requirements

Your qualificationYou could study

Tawjahiya (secondary school leaving certificate)

Grade 65%+

Foundation courses at Nottingham Trent International College (NTIC)

Tawjahiya (secondary school leaving certificate)

Grade 80%+

International Year One courses at NTIC

Two year Post Tawjahiya from higher technical institutes or commercial institutes or two years diplomaBachelors degree courses
OND / HND and associate degreesAdvanced level (Year Two or Three) entry onto Bachelors degrees

Bachelors degree from a recognised university in the UAE

2.2 grade (average of "Good" or GPA 2.5/4 or 3.1/5 or 65%+)

Postgraduate (Masters) courses

Students who do not meet this grade can be considered for Pre-Masters courses at NTIC

Masters degree from a recognised university in the UAEPostgraduate 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 the UAE 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 20 weeks.

Students from Lebanese American University (LAU) and American University of Beirut (AUB)

If you’ve completed a degree-level programme (Bachelors or Masters) at LAU or AUB this satisfies the University’s English language requirements.

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