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 - Brunei

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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 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 a foundation degree. You can find more information on the creative industries foundation courses available.

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

Holders of Cambridge GCE A-level qualifications, with passes in at least two subjects, will be considered against the standard UCAS tariff requirements for each individual UWE Bristol undergraduate course.

Applicants with relevant BDVTEC National Diplomas will be considered for entry to our undergraduate courses.

Those holding a BDVTEC Higher National Diploma may be eligible for advanced entry to our undergraduate courses.

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

Entry onto postgraduate courses

Applicants with a bachelor's degree with a GPA of 2.7 or above would be considered for entry onto our master's courses. Applications may be considered with GPAs of less than 2.7 where relevant experience can be demonstrated.

Holders of a master's degree will be considered for doctoral (PhD) 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.

We also accept the following local qualification (please note this may vary for some courses):

  • Cambridge O Level Grade C or above.

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 managerMee Har Loong

For UWE Bristol enquiries, please contact our expert:

Mee Har Loong
International Recruitment Manager - Malaysia, Brunei and Singapore
Based in Malaysia.

Contact us

Country representative

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
Bandar Seri Begawan Office
No.10, 1f, Blk B, Hj Abd, Rahman Bldg, Spg.88
Kg. Kiulap, B.S. Begawan

Contact: Delon Hon
Telephone: +673 223 0198

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.