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Information for students from Jordan

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Entry requirements

Foundation courses

Students taking the Tawjihi (Secondary School Leaving Certificate) or American High School Diploma (no APs or SAT IIs) are usually required to take 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.

Students require at least an 80% Tawjihi average with 80% in Physics and Maths for the Engineering foundation course. For Science, an 80% average is required with 80% in either Biology or Chemistry and 75% in Maths.

For Arts and Humanities and Social Sciences and Business an 80% average is required with 75% in Maths for Social Sciences and Business.

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 taking the Tawjihi (Secondary School Leaving Certificate) or American High School Diploma (no APs or SAT Iis) or International Baccalaureate Certificate are usually required to take a foundation course.

Students who have completed one or two years of university study may be eligible for bachelors admission, if relevant subjects have been studied and strong grades achieved. 

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 Jordanian 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 to our minimum requirements, but these vary for individual courses and we do require higher grades from some universities. 

Grading system

Upper Second Class (2:1)

Lower Second Class (2:2)

 GPA 0-4

3.0 to 3.5

2.8 to 3.0

Percentage

70% to 75%

65% to 70%

 

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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 Jordanian 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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Scholarships and funding

 

Jordanian students at Nottingham

  • A vibrant multi-cultural community with over 150 different nationalities represented in our student body
  • Over 200 societies on campus offering celebrations, festivals and social events throughout the year, including the Arab Society
  • Outstanding  sports facilities and support with over 70 sports clubs
  • Exchange programmes and study abroad links with more than 200 partner universities worldwide
  • Excellent careers support including work placements, part-time work opportunities and regular careers fairs on campus
  • A range of Support Services for students, including the Visa and Immigration team and Chaplaincy and Faith Support
  • On campus Muslim prayer rooms and multi-faith prayer rooms, available to all faiths
  • A long history of welcoming sponsored students and their families to Nottingham
  • Middle Eastern cuisine is widely available in Nottingham, halal, vegetarian and vegan diets are catered for in the city and on campus
  • With its numerous museums, theatres, art galleries, and world-famous music and sports venues, the city of Nottingham is vibrant, affordable and only 15 minutes from campus

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Dane Wallace

Dane WallaceInternational Relations Manager for Jordan

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Offical representatives

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

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 Meet us 

In Jordan

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

Meet us in Jordan

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

 

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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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