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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

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:
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 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.


32 Mohamed Tawfik Diab Street | Nasr City | Cairo | Egypt


Education Basket

15, Al Shaheed Sayed Zakareya St.| Fifth Floor | Appartment 9 | Masaken Sheraton | Heliopolis | Cairo | Egypt

IDP - Alexandria Office

20 Mahmoud ElDeeb street | ElKhaleeg Tower | ElSabah Building | Zizinia | Eleventh Floor | Office (B) | Alexandria | Egypt

IDP - Heliopolis Office

31 Omar Bekeir St. | off Othman Bin Affan | Behind Military Academy | 2nd Floor Office | Heliopolis | Egypt

IDP - Sheikh Zayed Office

Office #304 | Second Floor | Plaza 34 Administration Building | Shabab St. | Sheikh Zayed District | 6th October City | Giza |Egypt

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