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Information for students from the Philippines

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Entry requirements

Foundation courses

Students taking High School Diploma (year 10) plus at least one year of university studies in the Philippines are normally required to take a 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.

If you have taken High School Diploma (year 10) plus at least one year of university studies in the Philippines, 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.

Students who have completed at least 2 years at Universities below in the Philippines and achieved good grades can be considered for direct entry to our undergraduate degree courses.

  1. University of the Philippines
  2. De la Salle University
  3. Santo Tomas University
  4. Ateneo de Manila University

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.

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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 the Philippines 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)

CGPA (1.0 – 5.0)

University of Philippines

University of Santo Tomas

1.75

2.5

CGPA (max 4.0)

De la Salle University

3.4

3.0

CGPA (max 4.0)

Ateneo de Manila University

3.5

3.0

* Bachelor degree from other Universities will be considered on a case by case basis.

Students will have to meet the University’s  English language requirements to attain an unconditional offer. 

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

Students will need to meet the University’s English language requirements to attain an unconditional offer.

You should identify possible supervisors at Nottingham before applying and prepare a research proposal to submit with your application.

How to apply Search for courses How to write a research proposal
English language requirements
 
 

Scholarships and funding

 

Filipino 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
  • 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
  • The Nottingham Advantage Award offers students the chance to get involved in a wide range of extra-curricular and co-curricular modules designed to enhance employability, personal and professional development
  • A range of Support Services for students, including Chaplaincy and Faith Support and prayer facilities on campus
  • Asian cuisine is widely available in Nottingham, vegetarian and vegan diets are catered for in the city and on campus
  • Museums, theatres, art galleries, music venues and a wide range of sports venues, the city of Nottingham is vibrant, affordable and only 15 minutes from campus

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Jo-Anne Tan

Jo-Anne Tan
International Relations Officer for the Philippines

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Official representatives

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

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In the Philippines

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

Meet us in the Philippines

In Nottingham

You are also very welcome to visit our campuses in Nottingham for an open day or an independent visit.

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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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