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The University of Nottingham has an estimated 55 students from Belgium studying at our UK Campuses, based on 2012/13 data from the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA).

If you want to know what studying at Nottingham is really like, our International Student Life blog is a must-read. Whether they’re writing about societies and support groups, applications and accommodation or shopping and sight-seeing, our international students, from a range of countries around the world, are here to help both current and future students get the most out of your time here throughout your Nottingham journey.

Please note that to study at Nottingham, you will need to demonstrate a required level of English language proficiency. The University considers a number of English language qualifications for admission.

Below is an approximate guide to entry requirements for students from Belgium for admission to The University of Nottingham at the following levels.

  • Foundation

     
    Applicants from Belgium are normally not required to complete a foundation course.

    For further information about our foundation options, please visit our undergraduate prospectus.

    Find out how to apply.

     

     
  • Undergraduate

     
    Certificat d’Enseignement Secondaire Supérieur (CESS), Getuigschrift van Hoger Secundair Onderwijs (GHSO) or Abschlusszeugnis der Oberstufe des Sekundarunterrichts.

    Offers range from an average grade of 17 or 8 for the most competitive courses and from 6.5 or 15.5 for the least competitive courses.

    A typical CESS/GHSO or Abschlusszeugnis requirement for a course with a BBB A level entry requirement is an overall average grade of 7 out of 10 or 16 out of 20.

    Students with the European Baccelaureate are asked for an average grade between 85% and 70% depending on how competitive the course is. A typical EB requirement for a course with a BBB A level entry requirement is an overall average grade of 75%.

    Students taking A levels or the IB should refer to the online undergraduate prospectus for entry requirements.

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

    Find out how to apply

     

     
  • Masters

     
    A Bachelor degree, Licentiaat/Licencié or higher qualification from a recognised University will be considered for masters entry.

    Typical minimum requirements from Belgian universities are an average grade of at least 13 to 17, depending on the course applied for.

    For more information, please see our postgraduate prospectus.

    Find out how to apply

     

     
  • PhD & research

     
    A masters and bachelors degree from a recognised university are usually required for PhD entry.

    Exceptional students may be considered for PhD entry without a masters qualification.

    Typical minimum requirements from Belgian universities are an average grade of at least 13 to 15 depending on the course applied for.

    For all research degrees, we recommend that you make initial enquiries with a potential supervisor or the relevant University of Nottingham school / department before applying.  A research proposal is required when submitting your application. 

    For more information, please see our postgraduate prospectus.

    Find out how to apply

     

The University of Nottingham has an extensive scholarship portfolio, which aims to reward excellence and promote diversity among our student body. Below are a number of our scholarships for students from Belgium.

Details of all of our available scholarships

The University of Nottingham also works with a wide-range of external funding agencies, who offer scholarships. Please visit our External sources of funding page for more information.

Staff from the University of Nottingham make regular visits to countries around the world. Come along and meet us, and we'll be happy to discuss any questions you have about living and studying in Nottingham.

Details of upcoming visits.

For further contact details, please see our International Office Contacts page.

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If you have already applied to study at Nottingham, please send your enquries to the Europe Team via email on: europe-team@nottingham.ac.uk

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