International students

Information for students from Singapore

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Entry requirements

Foundation courses

Students from Singapore are normally not required to complete a foundation course as Singapore GCE A level is accepted for undergraduate entry.

Our foundation courses

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


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

Students taking A levels or the IB should refer to the online undergraduate prospectus for entry requirements. We accept Singapore A Level grades (H2 Level) for undergraduate courses.

If you have taken Polytechnic Diplomas in a relevant subject area, we can typically accept a GPA ranging from 2.9 to 3.5.

Students taking APs or SATIIs should refer to entry requirements for the USA.

If your qualification isn't listed, please contact us for further information. 

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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 Singapore 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)
Four years bachelors honours degree (GPA 5-point scale) 4.0 3.5
Three years bachelors degree (GPA 5-point scale) 4.4 4.0
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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

A masters degree from a recognised university is usually required for PhD entry.

You should identify a 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


Singaporean students at Nottingham

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Official representatives

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

About our overseas representatives

 Meet us 

In Singapore

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

Meet us in Singapore

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


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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