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Applicants from Ireland are normally not required to complete a foundation course.
We offer foundation courses for students who are not qualified for direct undergraduate entry.
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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.
Our Undergraduate Prospectus lists entry requirements for A levels and International Baccalaureate students for each course.
Students are required to hold the Irish Leaving Certificate passed at Higher/Honours level.
If you have taken 6 subjects at the higher level as part of the Irish Leaving Certificate, we can typically accept the following:
From BBBBB to AAAAB
From H2, H2, H2, H3, H3, H3 to H1, H2, H2, H2, H2, H2
Students taking APs or SATs should refer to our entry requirements for the USA.
We offer a wide range of postgraduate masters degree programmes across our five faculties. Full-time masters courses typically last for one year.
Applicants should hold a bachelor honours degree of a good standard from a recognised university, usually in a relevant subject area. 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 Irish 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.
Upper Second Class (2:1)
Lower Second Class (2:2)
3.08 to 3.67
2.48 to 3.07
Second Class Honours, grade I
Second Class Honours, grade II
Degrees from universities in Ireland can be accepted as meeting our English language requirements.
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.
Applicants should hold a masters degree of a good standard from a recognised university in a relevant subject area.
See the masters section for guidance on the grades we typically require from Irish universities. These will vary depending on the university where you have studied and the course you are applying for at Nottingham.
You should identify possible supervisors at Nottingham before applying and prepare a research proposal to submit with your application.
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