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We currently have 170 students* from Italy studying at The University of Nottingham - find out how you can join them here.
* Source: Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) 2010/11
Your country contact is Katja Durkin-Sommerhalder - please don't hesitate to contact Katja if you have any questions.
Below is an approximate guide to entry requirements for students from Italy for admission to The University of Nottingham at the following levels.
Applicants from Italy are normally not required to complete a foundation course.
For further information about our foundation options, please visit our undergraduate prospectus.
Find out how to apply.
Students should hold the Diploma di Esame di Stato (formerly Diploma di Maturita).
Offers vary from an overall average grade of 90% for the most competitive courses to 80% for the least competitive courses.
Some courses ask for a certain grade in a certain subject during the last two years of your school exams.
A typical Diploma di Esame di Stato requirement for a course with a BBB A level entry requirement is an overall average grade of 85%.
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.
We accept the following qualifications from Italy for Masters entry:
Typical grade requirements would be 90 to 102 out of 110.
For more information, please see our postgraduate prospectus.
A masters and bachelors degree from a recognised unversity are usually required for PhD entry.
Exceptional students may be considered for PhD entry without a masters qualification.
Typical minimum grade requirements from Italian universities are 90 to 102 out of 110.
Some qualifications considered to be equal to masters level:
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 courses are designed to prepare international students with the required language skills for academic study at The University of Nottingham.
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.
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