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We currently have 25 students* from Kuwait 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 Justin Edwards - please don't hesitate to contact Justin if you have any questions
Below is an approximate guide to entry requirements for students from Kuwait for admission to The University of Nottingham at the following levels.
Students taking the Shahadat-al-thanawia-al-a'ama (Secondary School Leaving Certificate) or American High School Diploma (no APs or SAT Iis), or the International Baccalaureate Certificate qualifications are usually required to take a Foundation course.
Students require at least a 80% Tawjahiya average with 80% in relevant subjects (e.g. Physics, Maths, Chemistry) for Engineering and Science subjects or 75% with 75% in relevant subjects for Arts, Social Sciences or Business courses.
All students require at least 75% in Maths.
Students taking the American High School Diploma require a minimum 3.2 GPA (unless SAT IIs or Aps have been taken - see undergraduate guidance for further information).
Students taking International Baccalaureate Certificate will be considered for Foundation courses where scores of 5 or above have been achieved in relevant standard level IB subjects.
For further information about our foundation options, please visit our undergraduate prospectus.
Find out how to apply.
Students taking the Shahadat-al-thanawia-al-a'ama (Secondary School Leaving Certificate) or American High School Diploma (no APs or SAT Iis) or International Baccalaureate Certificate are usually required to take a foundation course.
Students who have completed one or two years of University study may be eligible for Bachelors admission, if relevant subjects have been studied and strong grades achieved.
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.
Students must have taken a relevant Bachelors degree.
Some courses at the University of Nottingham have higher entry requirements than others and these can be determined by the equivalent UK degree requirements for the courses advertised on our website.
Courses requiring a UK 2.1 require Kuwaiti students to have a achieved: B or 3/4 or 6/9 or ‘very good’
Courses requireing a UK 2.2 equivalencies require Kuwaiti students to have achieved: B- or 2.67-2.99/4 or 5-5.9/9 or '‘good – very good’
Students who have studied in other countries should check our pages relevant to that country or contact the International Office for clarification about their qualifications.
For more information, please see our postgraduate prospectus.
A masters and bachelors degree from a recognised university are usually required for PhD entry, exceptional students may be considered for PhD entry without a masters qualification.
Typical minimum GPA requirements from Kuwaiti universities are GPA 3.0 or 'Very Good'
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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