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Information for students from Taiwan

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Entry requirements

Foundation courses

Normally applicants from Taiwan are required to successfully complete 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

Entry requirements to our bachelors degree programmes  vary depending on your chosen course, however as a minimum requirement, you will typically need one of the following for year 1 entry:

  • a completed recognised foundation.
  • one year of University study at a recognised Taiwanese University with a good grade average (around 75-78%).
  • a junior college degree (2,3 or 5 year) with good grades (80%+) from a recognised Taiwanese junior college (subject to meeting the required module background).
    • A levels or the IB. Students taking these qualifications should refer to the online  undergraduate Prospectus for entry requirements.
    • APs or SATIIs. Students taking these qualifications should refer to entry requirements for the  USA.
    • Students taking an Australian curriculum should refer to entry requirements for Australia

For year 2 entry, the following can be used to meet minimum criteria but each application will be assessed based on the content of the courses studied in Taiwan and how closes they match with the programme being applied for at Nottingham.

  • two or more years of study at a recognised university with grades of 75-78% (subject to meeting the required module background).
  • a 5 year junior college degree with exceptional grades (85%+) from a recognised Taiwanese junior college may be considered for year 2 (subject to meeting the required module background).
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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 Taiwan 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)

1-100%

75%* or 78%**

70%* or 75%**

GPA (out of 4.0)

3.1* or 3.2**

3.0* or 3.1**

* from a national university
**from a private institution

Degrees from selected universities in Taiwan 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

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 Taiwanese 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 Taiwan 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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Scholarships and funding

 

Taiwanese students at Nottingham

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Connect with us

Ryan Parker

Ryan-ParkerSenior International Relations Manager for Taiwan

Contact Ryan

Julie Zhu

Julie ZhuInternational Relations Manager for Taiwan

julie.zhu@nottingham.ac.uk
+44 (0) 115 846 6128

Offical representatives

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

About our overseas representatives

 

Meet us

In Taiwan

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

Meet us in Taiwan

In Nottingham

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

Visit us in Nottingham

 

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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