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Information for students from Macau

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Entry requirements

Foundation courses

Students whose highest level of education is the Certificate of Higher Secondary Education (Form 6) or O Levels are usually required to successfully complete a recognised foundation programme.

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.

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 Certificade de fim de Estudios Secundarios should refer to the entry requirements for Portugal.

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

Alternative English Language Qualification Accepted.

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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 Macau 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)

Cumulative GPA

3.20 to 3.69

2.50 to 3.19


Degrees from selected universities in Macau can be accepted as meeting our English language requirements.

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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.

Applicants are usually expected to have achieved a good grade.

See the masters section for guidance on the grades we typically require from Macanese universities. These will vary depending on the university where you have studied and the course you are applying for at Nottingham.

Degrees from selected universities in Macau can be accepted as meeting our English language requirements

You should identify 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

 

Macanese students at Nottingham

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Dean Pike 

Dean PikeInternational Relations Manager for Macau

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Offical representatives

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

These overseas representatives are based in Hong Kong.

About our overseas representatives

 Meet us 

In Macau

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

Meet us in Macau

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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