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The university has a long history of accepting students from Rwanda 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  Certificate of Higher Education 70% / distinction
Diploma in Higher Education 65% / satisfaction
1st Year Undergraduate  Certificate of Higher Education 80% / grande distinction
Diploma in Higher Education 75% / distinction 
Advanced Undergraduate Advanced Diploma in Higher Education  80% / grande distinction
Postgraduate Programmes  Bathelor Degree (Hons) 70% / distinction for courses requiring a 2:2

80% / grande distinction for courses requiring a 2:1
Bachelor Degree (ordinary) 75% / distinction for courses requiring a 2:2

85% / grande distinction for courses requiring a 2:1
Graduate Certificate Bathelor Degree (Hons) 50% / Satisfaction

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.

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