School of Physics & Astronomy

English Language Qualification

For students whose first language is not English one of the following English Language qualifications is required which must not be more than 2 years old at the start date of Postgraduate studies:

  • IELTS 6.5 (no less than 6.0 in any element)
  • CELE pre-sessional course final assessment of "Pass with Merit"

Advanced English Language Skills training is provided through the University of Nottingham’s Centre for English Language Education (CELE) to which our international postgraduates have full access. CELE offers a wide range of courses to support students with language and study skills demands of the research degree course in Physics & Astronomy. Courses focus on specific skills areas in the English language such as academic writing skills, academic reading and listening skills, grammar and vocabulary, academic and conversational speaking and pronunciation.  For full information visit the CELE website. 


School of Physics and Astronomy

The University of Nottingham
University Park
Nottingham NG7 2RD

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