Brazil

Entry requirements for undergraduate courses

You can apply for undergraduate programmes either through the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS) or the Common Application. Please use only one method of applying. If you are using UCAS to apply for other UK universities, please also make your University of Bristol application through UCAS and do not use the Common Application.

The UCAS code name and number for this University is BRISL B78.

Applicants with good grades in the Certificado De Ensino Médio, plus a passing grade in the Vestibular/ENEM/PAS, and who have also successfully completed an appropriate Foundation Programme will be considered for admission to year one of our Bachelor degree courses.

Applicants who have successfully completed the first year of a Brazilian University degree (Licenciado/ Bacharel) with good grades can be considered for admission to the first year of our Bachelor degree courses.

Please note that competition for places at Bristol is very strong, so the achievement of the qualifications listed above does not guarantee that an offer will be made. We aim to get you a response as quickly as possible to help you plan your studies.

Entry requirements for postgraduate programmes

You can apply online for all our postgraduate programmes.

The standard requirement for entry to a taught masters programme at Bristol is an undergraduate (Bachelor) degree that is equivalent to a UK Upper Second Class degree (also known as a 2:1).

Applicants who hold a Bacharel/Licenciado (4 years or more in duration) with good marks will be considered for postgraduate taught programmes. 

Applicants who hold a Bacharel/Licenciado (4 years or more in duration) with good marks will be considered for entry onto postgraduate research programmes in science and engineering subjects. For all other subject areas, applicants should also hold a Mestre in order to be considered for entry onto a postgraduate research programme.

Scholarship information

Brazilian Scientific Mobility Programme

The University of Bristol is delighted to welcome applications from Brazilian students as part of the Brazilian Scientific Mobility Programme (Ciência sem Fronteiras) scholarship scheme.

Brazilian Scientific Mobility Programme enables Brazilian students to receive scholarships for undergraduate sandwich courses, PhD sandwich courses and full PhD programmes at the University of Bristol. Priority areas for study are science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

For further information on the Brazilian Scientific Mobility Programme scheme and how to apply, please click here

For Undergraduate queries, please email: global-opportunities@bristol.ac.uk

For Postgraduate queries, please email: choose-bristol@bristol.ac.uk

Fundación Beca

Fundación Beca can assist Latin American postgraduate students with obtaining loans to study in any subject area (excluding postgraduate taught courses within Economics, Finance and Management). The University of Bristol offers Fundación Beca students a 10% discount on tuition fees.

Please note: this fee discount can only be applied to self-funded applicants. Students who have a scholarship or loan through another funding provider (eg Conacyt, Fiderh, Funed, Becas Chile, Colfuturo etc) are not eligible to receive the Fundación Beca fee discount.

An International Office Scholarship is available for new international students.

Further information about scholarships is available from the University's Student Funding Office.

British Council in Brazil

The British Council has offices in more than 100 countries, including Brazil. Many of them are able to give guidance and information regarding Higher Education in the UK. Please visit their website to see if there is an office near you, and find out what services may be available.

Our representatives in Brazil

The University has agreements with a number of education representatives (also known as agents) around the world, who can assist you with your application. Please note that using a representative does not put your application at any advantage or disadvantage when the academic decisions are made within the department. Independent applications will be considered on an equal basis.

Please use the services of only one representative to avoid administrative complications. We only work with representatives listed on our website.

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São Paulo: 11 4933-0659
Curitiba: 41 3013-3257

Meet current students online

Find out what our current international students think about life in Bristol on our international Facebook page or read our student profiles.

The University Students' Union has a number of cultural societies. You can check their website to see the whole range of clubs and societies that are here.

English language requirements

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If English is not your first language, please refer to our English language requirements.

Visits to your country

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You can meet and talk to our staff at exhibitions held in your country; find out when we are visiting you schedule of overseas visits.

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