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Normally applicants from Taiwan are required to successfully complete a 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.
Entry requirements to our bachelors degree programmes vary depending on your chosen course. However, as a minimum requirement, you will typically need one of the following for year one entry:
For year two entry, each application will be assessed based on the content of the courses studied in Taiwan and how closes they match with the programme being applied for at Nottingham. The following can be used to meet minimum criteria:
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 Taiwan 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)
75%* or 78%**
70%* or 75%**
GPA (out of 4.0)
3.1* or 3.2**
3.0* or 3.1**
* From a national university** From a private institution
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 Taiwanese 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 Taiwan
We regularly travel to Taiwan to meet with prospective students and their families, visit schools and to attend education fairs and other events each year.
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