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Information for students from Mexico

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Entry requirements

Foundation courses 

Students completing the Preparatoria or Bachillerato qualifications are typically required to complete a foundation course.

Our foundation courses

We offer foundation courses for students who are not qualified for direct undergraduate entry. 

  • Business, Law and Social Sciences, taught at The University of Nottingham International College
  • Engineering and Physical Sciences, taught in our Faculty of Engineering
  • Science, taught at The University of Nottingham International College

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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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

Our Undergraduate Prospectus lists entry requirements for A levels and International Baccalaureate students for each course.

Students completing the Preparatoria or Bachillerato (Secondary School Certificates) are required to take a Foundation course

Students who have successfully completed the first year at a recognised University may be exempt from the Foundation programme and considered for admissions to year 1 of the Bachelor’s degree, if relevant subjects have been studied and strong grades achieved – we can typically accept grades ranging from 75 to 80.

This summary is provided as guidance and requirements may vary for individual courses, which often require high grades in relevant subjects.

Students taking APs or SATs should refer to our 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

 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 Mexican 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)

1-100

 80

75


Degrees from selected universities in Mexico can be accepted as meeting our English language requirements.

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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

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 Mexican universities. These will vary depending on the university where you have studied and the course you are applying for at Nottingham.

Degrees from selected universities in Mexico can be accepted as meeting our English language requirements

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

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English language requirements
 
 

Scholarships and funding

 

Mexican students at Nottingham

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“The staff at the University are helpful, considerate and supporting, making sure that everyone feels welcome and not alone.”

Alessandra from Mexico, studying LLM Public International Law

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Emma Palfreyman

Emma-Palfreyman

International Relations Manager (Americas)

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Offical representatives

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

About our overseas representatives

Meet us 

In Mexico

We regularly travel to Mexico to meet with prospective students and their families, visit schools and to attend education fairs and other events each year.
Meet us in Mexico

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
Arrange a virtual visit via Skype

 

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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