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BangladeshThe University has a long history of accepting Bangladeshi students onto its degree programmes; examples in recent years include Biomedical Science, Business, Computing and Information Technology, Disaster Management and Sustainable Development, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Law, Mechanical Engineering, Public Health and many more.

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

International Foundation Programme Higher Secondary Certificate 55%  
 Undergraduate (Year 1 = level 4)  Higher Secondary Certificate CGPA 4.8/5 or 78%  5/5 or 80%
3 year Polytechnic Diploma 65%  80% (distinction)
2 or 3 year Bachelor Degree CGPA 3.0/4 or 60%   CGPA 3.8/4 or 75% 
Taught Postgraduate Programmes  4 year Bachelor Degree from one of the below Public and Private Universities*

3.0 GPA or 60% for courses requiring a UK 2:2 equivalent

66% for courses requiring a UK 2:1 equivalent

3 year Bachelors with Honours plus 2 year Masters of Arts, Sciences, Commerce or Engineering  CGPA 3.0/4 or 60% for courses requiring a UK 2:2 equivalent

CGPA 3.4/4 or 68% for courses requiring a UK 2:1 equivalent
Graduate Certificate 4 year Bachelor Degree from one of the below Public and Private Universities* 40%  
3 year Bachelors with Honours plus 2 year Masters of Arts, Sciences, Commerce or Engineering  CGPA 2.0/4 or 50%  

*Public universities:-

Dhaka University
BUET (Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology)
Shahjalal University of Science and Technology
Chittagong University
Rajshahi University
Khulna University
Jahangirnagar University
Jagannath University
Islamic University of Technology
National University


Private universities:-

North South University
East West University
American International University of Bangladesh (AIUB)
Independent University of Bangladesh (IUB)
Brac University
United International University (UIU)
University of Liberal Arts (ULAB)
Asia Pacific University
Ahsanullah University of Science and Technology
Southeast University


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.

Bangladesh 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.

Centre for Education

H# 43 (New) R# 2/A | Mir Noor Square | 7th Floor | Dhanmondi R/A | Dhaka | 1209 | Bangladesh

Centre for Foreign Studies - CFS

1/12 Lalmatia | Block-C | Dhaka | 1207 | Bangladesh

Educounsel (BD) Ltd

Orchid Plaza | House 2 | 5th Floor | Road 15 (Old 28) | Dhanmondi | Dhaka | 1209 | Bangladesh

Global Reach

54 Kemal attaturk Avenue (4th Floor) | Banani | Dhaka | 1213 | Bangladesh

H & S Education Services

4/A Indira Road (5th Floor) | Room-605 | Farmgate | Dhaka | 1215 | Bangladesh

IDP Education UK

Hamid Tower | 4th Floor | Level 5 | Gulshan Circle 2 | Dhaka | 1212 | Bangladesh

Introuni, LLC

15 New Baly Road | Building no - 03 | Level - 02 | Dhaka | 1217 | Bangladesh

London College of Legal Studies, North Centre

North Centre House CWS (B) 49 | Road 28 | Gulshan1 | Dhaka 1212 | Bangladesh

  • Phone: 880298889778

London College of Legal Studies, South Centre

58 Kalabagan | 1st Lane | Shahid Abdul Matin Road | Dhaka 1205 | Bangladesh


Suite 9B Navana Tower | 45 Gulshan Avenue | Gulshan 1 | Dhaka 1212 | Bangladesh

MIM Study Abroad

L 361 Pan Pacific Sonargaon Hotel | 107 Kazi Nazrul Islam Avenue | Dhaka 1215 | Bangladesh

Total Student Care (TSC)

House - 18 (Old - 405) | 4th Floor | Road - 16 (Old - 27) | Sheikh Kamal Sharani | IBAIS University Building | Dhanmondi | Dhaka | Bangladesh

Bangladesh Country Bursary

For 2017/8, students who do not meet the requirements for an Academic Scholarship will receive an automatic Bangladesh Country Bursary of £1000 for their first year of study at Northumbria.

This does not apply for BPTC students.

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.

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