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Normally applicants from Vietnam are required to successfully complete a foundation programme.
Students from Vietnam are required to complete the Vietnamese Year 12 School Leaving Certificate (Bang Tot Nghiep Pho Thong Trung Hoc) with a 7 out of 10 average, with 7 in relevant subjects. The relevant subjects for Engineering are physics and maths and for Science they are either biology or chemistry and maths. For Social Sciences and Business, maths is the relevant subject.
We offer foundation courses for students who are not qualified for direct undergraduate entry.
Please contact 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.
If you have taken Year 12 Upper Secondary School Graduation Diploma (Bang Tot Nghiep Pho Thong Trung Hoc), you must complete a foundation course for entry to our undergraduate programmes. As well as our own foundation courses, we accept foundation certificates from selected providers in the UK.
If you have completed at least one year at a good and reputable university in Vietnam, we can typically accept Year 1 CGPA results ranging from 7.5 to 8.0
This summary is provided as guidance and requirements may vary for individual courses, which often require high grades in relevant subjects.
Students will need to meet the University’s English language requirements to attain an unconditional offer.
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.
Our entry requirements for degrees from Vietnamese 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)
GPA (out of 4.0)
GPA (10 point scale)
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 Vietnam 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 Vietnam can assist you with applying for our courses, visa processes and preparing to study with us.
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We regularly travel to Vietnam to meet with prospective students and their families, visit schools and to attend education fairs and other events each year.
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