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The university has a long history of accepting students from Kenya 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 Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education Mininum C Average
1st Year Undergraduate Kenyan Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) Grade A-C
Postgraduate Programmes Bachelors Degree Min 50% for courses requiring a 2:2 equivalent

Min 60% for courses requiring a 2:1 equivalent
  Post Graduate Diploma 55% / Credit
Graduate Certificate Bachelor Degree Min 40% / Pass

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.

Kenya 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.

SI-UK Mombasa Office

Second Floor | Amal Plaza | Links Road | Nyali | Mombasa | Kenya

SI-UK Nairobi Office

Ground Floor | Jimkan House | Woodvale Grove | Westlands | Nairobi | Kenya

S Three Education Consultants LTD

2nd Floor Westlands Square | Ring Road | Westlands | Nairobi | Kenya


Phone: +254 755 594444



9th Floor Fortis Tower | Woodvale Grove | Westlands | P.O. Box 56386 | Nairobi | Kenya

Events for International Students

To find out more events for international students, please view our International Events page. 




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