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Students taking the Shahadat-al-thanawia-al-a'ama (Secondary School Leaving Certificate) or American High School Diploma (no APs or SAT Iis) are usually required to take a Foundation course.
Students require at least a 80% Tawjahiya average with 80% in relevant subjects (e.g. physics, paths, chemistry) for Engineering and Science subjects or 75% with 75% in relevant subjects for Arts, Social Sciences or Business courses.
All students require at least 75% in maths.
Students taking the American High School Diploma require a minimum 3.2 GPA (unless SAT IIs or APs have been taken - see undergraduate guidance for further information).
We offer a variety foundation courses for students who do not qualify for direct entry.
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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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 taking the Shahadat-al-thanawia-al-a'ama (Secondary School Leaving Certificate) or American High School Diploma (no APs or SAT Iis) are usually required to take a foundation course.
If you have taken one or two years of relevant university study at a Kuwaiti university, we may be able to accept this for direct entry onto a course.
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 bachelors 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.
Upper Second Class (2:1)
Lower Second Class (2:2)
Students who have studied in other countries should check our pages relevant to that country or contact the International Office for clarification about their qualifications.
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.
A masters and bachelors degree from a recognised university are usually required for PhD entry, exceptional students may be considered for PhD entry without a masters qualification.
See the masters section for guidance on the grades we typically require from Kuwaiti 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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International Relations Manager for Kuwait Contact Dane
Our official representatives in Kuwait can assist you with applying for our courses, visa processes and preparing to study with us.
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We regularly travel to Kuwait to meet with prospective students and their families, visit schools and to attend education fairs and other events each year.
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