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Students whose highest level of education is the Certificate of Higher Secondary Education (Form 6) or O Levels are usually required to successfully complete a recognised foundation programme.
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
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 Certificade de fim de Estudios Secundarios should refer to the entry requirements for Portugal.
Students taking APs or SATIIs should refer to entry requirements for the USA.
Alternative English Language Qualification Accepted.
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.
Our entry requirements for degrees from Macau 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.
Upper Second Class (2:1)
Lower Second Class (2:2)
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 degree from a recognised university is usually required for PhD entry.
Applicants are usually expected to have achieved a good grade.
See the masters section for guidance on the grades we typically require from Macanese 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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Our official representatives in Macau can assist you with applying for our courses, visa processes and preparing to study with us.
These overseas representatives are based in Hong Kong.
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We regularly travel to Macau to meet with prospective students and their families, visit schools and to attend education fairs and other events each year.
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