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Pre-Masters Courses for International Students

Need help achieving our entry requirements for postgraduate study here? You’ll find details of all our pre-Masters courses on this page, offered through our partner Nottingham Trent International College and studied on our City Campus.

Pre-Masters courses

NTIC Entrance

Students at NTIC entrance on Chaucer Street.

Through our partner Nottingham Trent International College (NTIC), part of Kaplan International, you can study Pre-Masters courses to progress to postgraduate courses at NTU.

We offer Pre-Master courses in these subject areas:

  • business, law and social sciences
  • computing

As an NTIC student, you’ll be studying on the City Campus with full access to facilities, services and social events at NTU.

Entry requirements

For the pre-Masters courses, typical entry requirements are at least 3 years of higher education and UKVI IELTS 5.5 (minimum of 5.0 in all skills).

If you do not meet the English language entry level but have at least UKVI IELTS 4.5 (minimum 4.0 in all skills) you can do a course that includes extended English and skills (EES).

How apply, course dates and fees

NTIC Computer

If you’re interested in applying for a Pre-Masters course please contact NTIC.

There are several start dates for these courses. You may be able to start in Spring (January – April), Summer (May – August) or Autumn (September – November). Your start date will depend on your academic level and English language level as well as your progression degree start date.

View NTIC website for dates and course fees.

If you would like to arrange a visit to NTIC and the University please contact NTIC student services.

Are you already studying in the UK?

Katy Fair

Katy Fair, NTU Advisor, International Development Office

I’m Katy Fair from the International Development Office at NTU. I advise international students who are already in the UK on their study options. If you need advice I'll be happy to help - you can contact me on email. If you’d like to come to one of our Open Days or a more informal tour you can contact me to arrange arrange a meeting.

View our website for more information for international students already studying in the UK.