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The university has a long history of accepting students from Jamaica 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.

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:
IFP University of West Indies CAPE (Carribean Advanced Proficiency Examination) May be considered if entry requirements for target course are not met. Applications will be evaluated on a case by case basis
Undergraduate University of West Indies CAPE (Carribean Advanced Proficiency Examination) As per A Level requirements
Associate Degree III / 3.0
Postgraduate Bachelor degree from University of West Indies or recognised university Class II lower division (Jamaican degree classification) for courses requiring a UK 2:2 equivalent

Class ll upper division (Jamaican degree classification) for courses requiring a UK 2:1 equivalent
Graduate Certificate Bachelor degree from University of West Indies or accredited by University Council of Jamaica Pass degree

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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