All candidates are considered on an individual basis and we accept a broad range of qualifications. The entrance requirements below apply to 2020 entry.
|UK entry requirements
GCSE maths, 6 (B) or above, and English, 5 (B) or above
A levels: AAB excluding general studies, critical thinking, and citizenship studies
GCSEs: GCSE maths, 6 (B) or above, and English, 5 (B) or above
English language requirements
IELTS: 7.0 (no less than 6.0 in any element)
For details of other English language tests and qualifications we accept, please see our entry requirements page.
If you require additional support to take your language skills to the required level, you may be able to attend a presessional course at the Centre for English Language Education, which is accredited by the British Council for the teaching of English in the UK.
Students who successfully complete the presessional course to the required level can progress onto their chosen degree course without retaking IELTS or equivalent.
For country-specific information including entry requirements, contact details and representatives, see our website. If you need a visa to study, the University can provide all the information and advice you need.
At the University of Nottingham we have a valuable community of mature students and we appreciate their contribution to the wider student population. You can find lots of useful information in our guide for mature students.
Our admission process recognises that applicants have a wealth of different experiences and may have followed various educational pathways. Please view the alternative qualifications page for details.
Flexible admissions policy
In recognition of our applicants’ varied experience and educational pathways, the University of Nottingham employs a flexible admissions policy. We may make some applicants an offer lower than advertised, depending on their personal and educational circumstances. Please see the University’s admissions policies and procedures for more information.
Notes for applicants
Following the review of your UCAS application, we may also invite you to complete some online assessments which will include an online interview. Selected applicants will then be invited and attend an open day and assessment centre which includes a group exercise before a decision is made on an offer.
All applicants who are made an offer are invited to visit the Business School and meet members of staff and students at our offer holder events.
We welcome applications from mature candidates and consider academic and professional backgrounds on an individual basis. We also consider other qualifications in addition to those listed above.
Please note we do not accept entry, or transfer from another university, into year two or above on any of our undergraduate degrees.