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The university has a long history of accepting students from Iran 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:
International Foundation Programme 3 year High School Diploma (Nazari or Fani Herfei) Average mark of 14/20
1st Year Undergraduate 3 year High School Diploma (Nazari or Fani Herfei) plus one year pre-university programme (Peeshdaneshgahe) Minimum mark of 14/20
2nd Year Undergraduate Associate Degree (Kardani/Fogh Diplom) Minimum mark of 14/20
Postgraduate Programmes Bachelor Degree (4 Years) Licence or Karshenasi Average mark of 13/20 for courses requiring a UK 2:2 equivalent

Average mark of 15/20 for courses requiring a UK 2:1 equivalent
Graduate Certificate Bachelor Degree (4 Years) Licence or Karshenasi Average mark of 10/20

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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