When you join Northumbria University, you will benefit from teaching that is both research informed and practice lead, with strong industry and professional links.

Our campuses are designed to give you lots of opportunities to engage with our diverse student body, with over 120 nationalities represented.

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Please see the table below for country-specific entry requirements for our pathway programmes. If you are not sure if your qualifications will be suitable for entry, please contact us and one of our team will be happy to help.

You will need Grade required English language requirement
International Foundation Programme Thanawiya amma (Secondary School Leaving Certificate) 70% or above Students not progressing to Law: IELTS 5.0 with no single element below 4.0, or equivalent, from a UKVI Approved centre

Students progressing to Law: IELTS 5.5 with no single element below 4.0, or equivalent, from a UKVI Approved centre

Graduate Diploma Bachelor Degree (4 years) Pass/CGPA 2.0 IELTS 5.5 with no single element below 5.5, or equivalent
Graduate Certificate Bachelor Degree (4 years) Pass/CGPA 2.0 IELTS 6.5 with no single element below 5.5, or equivalent

Please note that the above are general guidelines. Actual requirements will vary depending on your chosen course of study. Decisions will also be made on personal statements, additional application information, the actual institution where you studied, the courses you studied and not just your final course grading.

The below table details the bursaries that are available for Omani students.

Tuition fee Bursary available
Graduate Diploma £11,500 £1,000

When we receive your completed course application our team will be able to confirm how much you are eligible to receive and this will be automatically applied so there’s no need to complete a separate application.

Immy Rashid

Imran recruits and provides support for international students across the Middle East and North Africa region. Imran received his education in the North East of England and lives locally to Newcastle, which has given him valuable experience and insight into living and studying in Newcastle as a full-time student.

As an International Recruitment Officer, Imran is extremely passionate about education and is therefore dedicated to delivering a professional service, providing students with support and advice around the opportunity of studying and living in the UK.

Guy Robson

Guy is Head of International Recruitment for our students from the Middle East, North Africa, China and East Asia.

He has over 10 years’ experience working in Higher Education and has experience in international recruitment. He is passionate about the benefits of higher education and is constantly working to improve student experience.

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“I like the fact that the teachers are very friendly and extremely supportive. The facilities are also fantastic; from academic resources, to support services ­the campus has everything I need.”

Aziza Zahran Saleh Al Ismaili
International Foundation Programme - Art, Design and Media

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