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Information for students from Brunei Darussalam

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Entry requirements

Foundation courses

Students from Brunei Darussalam are normally not required to complete a foundation course as the A level is accepted for undergraduate entry.

Our foundation courses

Students who have completed their O Level can be considered for entry into our foundation courses with grades of BBBBB including B in maths and physics for Engineering and Physical Sciences, B in maths and biology or chemistry for Science and B in maths for Social Sciences and Business.

We offer foundation courses for students who are not qualified for direct undergraduate entry.

  • Business, Law and Social Sciences, taught at the University of Nottingham International College
  • Engineering and Physical Sciences, taught in our Faculty of Engineering
  • Science, taught at the University of Nottingham International College

Please contact the University of Nottingham International College, which is located opposite our University Park Campus, with any queries about entry requirements and how to apply.

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Undergraduate courses

Full-time courses across our five faculties typically last for three to four years, although some degrees such as medicine and architecture have a longer duration.

Undergraduate entry requirements

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.

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Masters courses

We offer a wide range of postgraduate masters degree programmes across our five faculties. Full-time masters courses typically last for one year.

Masters entry requirements

A bachelors degree from a recognised university will be considered for masters entry. Check course details in our  Postgraduate Prospectus to see whether your chosen course requires the equivalent of an Upper Second Class (2:1) or Lower Second Class (2:2) degree.

Our entry requirements for degrees from Bruneian universities vary depending on the university where you have studied and the course you are applying for at Nottingham. The summary below is provided as guidance but requirements may vary for individual courses and we do require higher grades from some universities.

Entry requirement

Upper Second Class (2:1)

Lower Second Class (2:2)

Brunei Classification

2:1 Honours classification, or CGPA 3.20 – 3.79

2.2 Honours classification, or CGPA 2.6 – 3.19


Degrees from selected universities in Brunei can be accepted as meeting our English language requirements.

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Research courses

Our PhD courses, available across a wide range of subject areas, typically include three years of full time research followed by an optional writing-up period of one year to complete your thesis.

PhD entry requirements

A masters and bachelors degree from a recognised university are usually required for PhD entry.

See the masters section for guidance on the grades we typically require from Bruneian universities. These will vary depending on the university where you have studied and the course you are applying for at Nottingham.

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.

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Scholarships and funding

 

Bruneian students at Nottingham

  • A vibrant Bruneian student community including a BruNotts which is the Students’ Union’s society for students from Brunei Darussalam or with an interest in Bruneian culture and heritage
  • Celebrations, festivals and social events throughout the year
  • Outstanding sports facilities and support with over 70 sports clubs
  • Exchange programmes and study abroad links with more than 200 partner universities worldwide
  • Excellent careers support including work placements and part-time work opportunities
  • A range of Support Services for students, including Chaplaincy and Faith Support
  • On campus multi-faith prayer rooms available to all faiths
  • Public prayer facilities are easy to get to in the city including churches, mosques and a Buddhist Meditation Centre
  • A wide range of cuisines are available in Nottingham, and vegetarian and vegan diets are catered for in many cafes, pubs and restaurants in Nottingham and on campus

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Jo-Anne Tan

Jo-Anne Tan
International Relations Officer for Brunei Darussalam

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Offical representatives

Our official representatives in Brunei Darussalam can assist you with applying for our courses, visa processes and preparing to study with us.

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In Brunei Darussalam

We regularly travel to Brunei Darussalam to meet with prospective students and their families, visit schools and to attend education fairs and other events each year.

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In Nottingham

You are also very welcome to visit our campuses in Nottingham for an open day or an independent visit.

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International Student Recruitment

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