School of Education
Centre for English Language Education

How to Apply

All applications are made though MyNottingham. You will be asked to create a username and password when you make your application and will use these to access the system at any time. The decision about your application and communication from the University will be made through this system.

In order to apply for a Presessional course leading to an academic programme at the University of Nottingham, you will normally need to have an academic UKVI IELTS score (taken in the last two years). Please visit our Student Services website for further information.

How to apply

After you have applied

  • You will receive an automated receipt of application by email
  • If any further information is required, we will email you (please check both your inbox and junk mail)
  • Once we have received and processed all the relevant information, you will receive an email telling you that a decision has been made. You can view this on MyNottingham
  • If you have the correct entry requirements, we will email you with your offer within two weeks
  • If you are made an offer of study, please check the information is correct on your offer letter. If any information is incorrect, please email us as soon as possible
  • If you are made an offer of study and you wish to accept it, please click the 'Accept' button found on your MyNottingham account

Confirmation of Acceptance for Study (CAS)  

  • CAS checking documents will be sent to you within four months prior to the start of your course (not before)
  • You must check your CAS email and let us know whether the details are accurate or not (check both your inbox and junk mail)
  • When we have received confirmation of your details, your CAS will be processed. This can take up to two weeks and your CAS will then be emailed to you (check both your inbox and junk mail)

Apply now

Apply online through MyNottingham

More information about visas

To study a PEAP course, you need to apply for a visa: 



Centre for English Language Education

Presessional enquiries
Insessional enquiries

School of Education
Dearing Building
Jubilee Campus, Wollaton Road
Nottingham NG8 1BB