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 - Bahamas
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
If you do not meet the requirements for our Art and Design undergraduate degree courses, you may be considered 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.
If you do not meet the requirements for our other undergraduate degree courses, you may be considered for a foundation or international year one course at our International College.
Upon successful completion, these courses offer guaranteed entry onto a UWE Bristol undergraduate degree course.
Entry onto undergraduate courses
You will be considered for first year entry with a GPA of 2.8 out of 4 in the high school graduation diploma, plus one of the following:
- SATR (SAT I) with a minimum score of 1050 out of 1600
- ACT with a minimum score of 21
- 2 AP Tests with minimum scores of 3
- 2 SAT Subject Tests with minimum scores of 550.
Some of our courses require pre-requisite subject knowledge. This must be evidenced via relevant AP tests, SAT Subject Tests or IB Subjects.
Also considered for entry:
- International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma
- 1-2 years of university study with a minimum GPA of 2.7.
The requirements listed above are the minimum requirement for entrance to UWE Bristol; competitive courses require higher scores.
Entry onto postgraduate courses
Applicants holding a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA of 2.7 or B- will be considered for admission onto a master’s degree.
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, Americas
Based in Bristol
Below you will find the contact details for our representatives in your country. They can provide you with further information and assist with the submission of your application to UWE Bristol. They can also offer advice on visas, accommodation, scholarships, travel and more.
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UKESC - UK Educational Services in the Caribbean
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.