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 - Mexico

Mexico flagThe 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 a Bachillerato with a GPA of 7.0 out of 10 are eligible to apply for the UWE Bristol Art and Design foundation degrees.

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 bachelor degree course.

Entry onto undergraduate courses

Applicants will be considered for first year entry with a GPA of 7.5 out of 10 in the Bachillerato 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
  • 2 International Baccalaureate (IB) Higher Level Subjects at grade 5 or above.

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:

  • Global Assessment Certificate (GAC) with a minimum GPA of 2.6 out of 4.0
  • One to two years of study in a Mexican university with a minimum GPA of 7.0 out of 10.

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

Entry onto postgraduate courses

Applicants who hold a Licenciatura with a minimum score of 7.0 out of 10 are eligible to apply for a postgraduate course.

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.


Country managers

For UWE Bristol enquiries, please contact our UK-based expert:

Sam Micklewright Regional Manager, Africa and UKSam Micklewright
Regional Manager, Americas
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
Anglo Latino Education Partnership
Anillo Vial II Junipero Serra
#2450 Valle de Juriquilla II
Santiago de Querétaro - 76230
Contact: Oriana Togores
Telephone:+52 44 2260 9090
BE International
Aniceto Ortega 817
Col. Del Valle
Del. Benito Juarez
Mexico City
Contact: Tannia Martinez
Telephone: +52 55 3600 5126 / 4614 3060
Grasshopper Mexico
Niza 46, 2do piso
Col. Juárez Del. Cuauhtémoc
C.P. 06600
Mexico City
Telephone:+55 5207 1228 / 3322 58 2116

Grupo Gales International Studies
Matias Romero 102 Of. 208
Col. Del Valle
Mexico City

Contact: Victor Garcia
Telephone: +52 55 7892 0306 / 
+52 55 9171 9900 Ext 615 y 612

Inova Education Mexico
Torre Prisma Insurgentes Av.
Insurgentes Sur 1647,
12 Col. San José Insurgentes
Benito Juárez - CP 03900
México City

Telephone: +52 55 5559 1138

Studies Planet
Torre Magenta
Paseo de la Reforma 284
17º andar - Colonia Juárez 06600
Mexico City

Telephone: +52 155 6930 2917

International scholarships

We have scholarships of £4,000 available to students from Latin America. If you hold an unconditional or conditional offer for UWE Bristol and would like to be considered for a scholarship, simply send a short video of yourself answering the following questions:

  • Why did you apply to UWE Bristol?
  • What are you looking forward to most?
  • How could UWE Bristol attract more students from your country?

Please remember to state your name, country and UWE Welcome ID at the start of your video. Send your completed video via WeTransfer to

The closing date for video submissions is Friday 30 October 2020. Unsuccessful applicants will be notified after this date. Scholarships will be applied as a tuition fee discount and are offered against the first year of studies only. Recipients of this scholarship will be required to undertake ambassadorial activity for the University throughout the duration of their course.

If you are successful, you will be notified by Friday 13 November 2020.

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.

Student profiles


Carolina, from Mexico City, talks about her experience of studying her Masters at UWE Bristol and about life in the UK (in Spanish).


Marcos, from Mexico City, talks about his experience of studying The Bristol MBA and about life in the UK (in Spanish).