International students
Brunei Darussalam

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

We offer foundation courses for international students who are not qualified for direct entry to our undergraduate degree courses.

These courses are available at the University of Nottingham International College, just next to University Park Campus, in partnership with Kaplan International Colleges.

Find out more about the courses, entry requirements and progression options on Kaplan's website:

Applications and enquiries for these courses are handled by Kaplan and the college.

International foundation courses


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

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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 degree from a recognised university is usually required for PhD entry.

You should identify possible supervisors at Nottingham before applying and prepare a  research proposal to submit with your application.

How to apply Search for courses How to write a research proposal
English language requirements

Scholarships and funding


Bruneian students at Nottingham

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Connect with us

Contact the South East Asia Office by email

Official representatives

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

About our overseas representatives

Meet us

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.

Meet us in Brunei Darussalam

In Nottingham

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

Visit us in Nottingham


Get in touch or connect online 


International Student Recruitment

C Floor, YANG Fujia Building
Jubilee Campus, Wollaton Road
Nottingham, NG8 1BB, UK

+44 (0) 115 951 5247
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