At UWE Bristol we are proud of our international reputation. With a thriving international community of students from over 140 countries worldwide, we are the perfect UK university to study at.
Entry requirements - Albania
The experienced UWE Bristol International team will be happy to give you advice on the suitability of your qualifications for your chosen course.
Qualifications listed under each heading may satisfy UWE Bristol entry requirements to that level of study. This is not a guarantee of an offer of a place, which is at the University’s discretion.
Entry onto foundation courses
Holders of the Diplomë e Maturës Shtetërore (Diploma of State Matura) with a score of 7 are eligible to apply for the UWE Bristol Art and Design foundation degrees.
For other courses, students who don’t meet the requirements for direct entry may have the option to undertake our international foundation course or international year one courses at our International College, which then offers the opportunity for guaranteed entry one UWE Bristol's undergraduate courses.
In some cases, students might be eligible to apply for direct entry to the first year of an undergraduate degree depending on the school, grades and subjects. You can find out more information on the courses available.
Holders of the Diplomë e Maturës Shtetërore (Diploma of State Matura) with a score of 7 may be considered for entry to our Integrated Foundation programmes in the faculty of Arts and Creative Industries.
For other courses, students have the option to undertake an international foundation or international year one course at our International College. Upon successful completion, these courses offer guaranteed entry onto a UWE Bristol undergraduate course.
Entry onto undergraduate courses
Holders of the Diplomë e Maturës Shtetërore (Diploma of State Matura) with a score of 8 or above will be considered for undergraduate entry.
The scores listed above are the minimum requirement for entrance to UWE Bristol, competitive programmes require higher scores.
Entry onto postgraduate courses
Holders of an undergraduate degree with a minimum grade of 6 can be considered for entry to Masters level study.
Please note: Where UWE Bristol has an academic agreement in place with an institution, greater flexibility in entry requirements for undergraduate and postgraduate courses may apply as outlined in those agreements.
English language requirements
To study at UWE Bristol you must demonstrate that your English level is high enough for university study. We accept a number of different Secure English Language Tests (SELT) for entry onto our degree courses, with IELTS being the most common. English language requirements vary slightly from subject to subject.
Please see a list of other acceptable English language qualifications.
What to do if you don't meet our entry requirements
If you do not quite meet our entry requirements, our International College offers a range of university preparation courses to teach you all you need to progress to UWE Bristol. We also have a pre-sessional English language course to get your English skills up to the standard required for entry to UWE Bristol.
For UWE Bristol enquiries, please contact our UK-based expert:
Regional Manager, Europe, Russia and CIS
Based in Bristol
Funding and scholarships
Every year we offer funding and a large number of scholarships to our students. Find out about our scholarships for international students.
You may also want to consider other scholarships available from organisations independent of UWE Bristol.