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Applicants from Italy are normally not required to complete a foundation course.
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.
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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.
If you have taken Diploma di Esame di Stato (formerly Diploma di Maturita), we can typically accept grades ranging from 80% to 100%.
This summary is provided as guidance and requirements may vary for individual courses, which often require high grades in relevant subjects. Some courses ask for a certain grade in a certain subject during the last two years of your school exams.
Students who have completed at least one year at a university in Italy and achieved good grades can be considered for direct entry to our undergraduate degree courses.
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.
We accept the following qualifications from Italy for Masters entry:
Typical minimum grade requirements would be 90 to 102 out of 110.
Our entry requirements for degrees from Italian 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.
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 Italian 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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