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The university has a long history of accepting students from Egypt on to a range of courses.

Students who join Northumbria University will enjoy teaching that is both research informed and practice led, with strong links to industry and professional bodies. Many of our programmes are professionally accredited and give students opportunities to directly engage with real world projects and challenges. Our campuses are designed to provide you with a vibrant and friendly environment in which to study and live so that you have the support you need in order to make the most of your time with us.

Entry Requirements and Scholarship Information

For details on our English Language Requirements and Pre-Sessional Courses visit our English Language Centre pages.

Although some courses have specific requirements for entry, Northumbria will consider any qualification for entry to its courses.

For entry to: You will need: Grade Required:

Grade Required for £2500 Scholarship

(September 2017)

International Foundation Programme Thanaweya A’ama (General Secondary School Certificate) 60% and above  

Advanced Undergraduate 

Bachelor degree (from a higher institute) 



Postgraduate Programmes Bachelor Degree from recognised State University 65% for courses requiring a UK 2:2 equivalent

75% for courses requiring a UK 2:1 equivalent
Bachelor degree from recognised University (Arts classifciation) 70% for courses requiring a UK 2:2 equivalent

80% for courses requiring a UK 2:1 equivalent
Bachelor degree from recognised University (Sciences classification) 65% for courses requiring a UK 2:2 equivalent

75% for courses requiring a UK 2:1 equivalent
Graduate Certificate Bachelor Degree from recognised University 50%  

Please note these are general entry guidelines. Actual requirements may vary depending on your chosen course of study and certain courses may have specific or additional entry requirements, full details can be found on our course directory. Decisions for entry will also be based on personal statements, previous study information and not just your final course grading.

Egypt Country Bursary

From September 2018, students from Egypt who do not meet the requirements for an Academic Scholarship will receive an automatic Country Bursary of £1000 for their first year of study at Northumbria.

Please note there are a number of restrictions:

  • If you receive any discount on the full published overseas tuition fee (with the exception of Alumni Discount and/or Early Payment Discount) you will not be eligible for a Country Bursary.
  • You cannot be in receipt of both an Academic Scholarship AND a Country Bursary.
  • The Bursary is only available to students who are new to Northumbria. Northumbria alumni who return to take another degree programme would not be eligible for a second country bursary, however, they would qualify for the alumni discount.

Meet us in your country

To find out when we are visiting your country, please visit our Where are we visiting page

Egypt Country Representatives

For further enquiries, help submitting your application and interviews in your area please contact your local Northumbria University representative whose details are listed below.

Alpha International

Suite 84 | Maadi | Degla Square | Cairo


Street 203 | 7 Ismail El Kabany Street | Nasr City | Cairo | 11759

Intelligent Partners

Building 4 | Floor 4 | Regus Offices | Arkan Plaza | El Sheikh Zayed | Plot 31 | 11728

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