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 - Bahrain

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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 column 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 undergraduate degree courses, you may wish to be considered for a foundation degree.

Holders of the Tawjihiya/High School Diploma with 80% 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.

Entry onto undergraduate courses

Holders of the two-year associate degree with 60% will be considered for undergraduate entry.

If you have studied the American High School Curriculum, please refer to the USA country page.

If you have studied A-levels or International Baccalaureate, further information on entry requirements can be found on our courses listings.

The requirements listed above are the minimum requirements for entrance to UWE Bristol, competitive courses may have higher requirements.

Entry onto postgraduate courses

Holders of a bachelors' degree awarded by a recognised university with an overall GPA of 2.5 out of 4 or 65% will be considered for postgraduate study.

Holders of a bachelor's degree awarded by Arabian Gulf University will be considered for postgraduate study with 65% cent or more.

Holders of a postgraduate diploma can be considered for postgraduate study with 65%. Lower requirements may be considered if the student has relevant experience.

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 visit our English language pages for the 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.


Country Managers

For UWE Bristol enquiries please contact our UK based experts:

Sophie Grice, Regional Manager, Middle East and North AfricaSophie Grice
Regional Manager, Middle East and North Africa
Based in Bristol

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Country representatives

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.

Representative name Contact details
Alwawred Education Services
PO.Box 28406
Contact: Naeema Albalooshi
Telephone: 00973 17625567

Education Links
Al Ahli Club Commercial Complex
Flat 118, Building 106
Road No. 20, Block 331

Contact: Judith Asuncion
Telephone: 00973 34225259

IDP Education Pty Ltd- Bahrain
Office 4122
West Tower, Bahrain Financial Harbour
King Faisal Highway

Contact: Sujata Vora
Telephone: +973 176 89960
JNS Education Consultants
Capital Plus Tower
11th Floor
Office 112, Block 428
Street 2802 Seef
Telephone: +973 17001812
Mobile: +973 34374900

International scholarships

Every year we offer a large number of scholarships to international students. Take a look at the full list of UWE Bristol International scholarships to find out more.

You may also want to consider other scholarships available from organisations independent of UWE Bristol.