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We currently have 10 students* from Colombia studying at The University of Nottingham - find out how you can join them here.
* Source: Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) 2011/12
Your country contact is Ninna Makrinov - please don't hesitate to contact Ninna if you have any questions.
Further information available in Spanish:
Below is an approximate guide to entry requirements for students from Columbia for admission to The University of Nottingham at the following levels.
Students taking the Bachillerato (Secondary School Certificate) are required to take a Foundation course.
Students require an average of 7 (1-10 scale) with a minimum grade 7 in relevant subjects for programmes requiring a specific subject grade (e.g. Physics, Mathematics, Chemistry).
For further information about our foundation options, please visit our undergraduate prospectus.
Find out how to apply.
Students taking the Bachillerato (Secondary School Certificates) are required to take a foundation course.
Students who have successfully completed the first year at a recognised University may be exempt from Foundation programme and considered for admissions to year 1 of the Bachelors degree, if relevant subjects have been studied and strong grades achieved - minimum grades of 3.5 – 4.0
Students taking A levels or the IB should refer to the online undergraduate prospectus for entry requirements.
Students taking APs or SATIIs should refer to entry requirements for the USA.
A Pregrado or Título Profesional (Bachelors degree standard) from a recognised University will be considered for Masters entry.
Typical minimum GPA requirements from Colombian universities are GPA 3.5 (equivalent to a UK second-class honours degree) to 4.0 (equivalent to a UK first-class honours degree). Grading on a 1-5 scale.
For more information, please see our postgraduate prospectus.
A masters and bachelors degree from a recognised university are usually required for PhD entry, although exceptional students may be considered for PhD entry without a masters qualification.
For all research degrees, we recommend that you make initial enquiries with a potential supervisor or the relevant University of Nottingham school / department before applying. A research proposal is required when submitting your application.
To study at Nottingham, you will need to demonstrate a required level of English language proficiency. In addition to the more common language qualifications - such as IELTS, TOEFL, (I)GCSE, O level, IB and A and AS level English - the University also considers a number of other English language qualifications for admission.
Our Centre for English Language Education (CELE) offers a range of English language courses.
These coures are designed to prepare international students wsith the required language skills for academic study at The University of Nottingham.
Staff in our overseas offices are happy to meet you and family or friends at any time – just email them or phone to make an appointment.
Our overseas office staff can also verify documents and send them to the UK on your behalf.
The University of Nottingham Latin America Office
Av. Córdoba 2
Fortin de las Flores, Veracruz
t: +52 271 716 0132
Staff from the University of Nottingham make regular visits to your country. Come along and meet us, and we'll be happy to discuss any questions you have about living and studying in Nottingham.
For details of upcoming visits, see our meet us page.
We work with a number of appointed representatives (agents) in many countries who can help you with the application process and all of the next steps to your arrival at Nottingham.
List of overseas representatives
List of overseas representatives
The British Council’s website and in-country offices can also be a useful source of information.
C Floor, YANG Fujia Building The University of Nottingham Jubilee Campus, Wollaton Road
Nottingham, NG8 1BB, UK
telephone: +44 (0) 115 951 5247
fax: +44 (0) 115 951 5155