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 also be made through this system.

In order to apply for a Presessional English for Academic Purposes (PEAP) course leading on to your degree course at the University of Nottingham, you will normally need to have an academic UKVI IELTS score (taken in the last two years). 

How to apply

  • Apply online through MyNottingham
  • Ensure you complete the extra information form which you will need to upload with your application

Apply online through MyNottingham

After you have applied

You will receive an email to:

  • confirm receipt of your application 
  • request further information if needed
  • tell you our decision. You can view this on MyNottingham

If you have the correct entry requirements, we will email you with your offer within two weeks.

When emails are sent, sometimes your email provider directs them into a junk/spam folder, so please check these folders as well as your inbox. 


Accepting an offer

If you are made an offer for a presessional course, please check the information is correct on your offer letter.

If any information is incorrect, please email us as soon as possible.

To accept your offer, please click the 'Accept' button found on your MyNottingham account.

You need to accept your offer within two weeks of it being issued.

Confirmation of Acceptance for Study (CAS)

CAS checking documents will be sent to you by email within four months prior to the start of your course (not before).

You must check your CAS details and let us know whether the details are accurate or not. 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.



Centre for English Language Education

Presessional enquiries
Insessional enquiries

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