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 - Portugal
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
For foundation level entry students need at a pass mark of 11 in the Certificado de fim de Estudos Secundários (previously Certidão do Décimo Segundo Ano).
Entry onto undergraduate courses
Holders of Certificado de fim de Estudos Secundários (previously Certidão do Décimo Segundo Ano) with a minimum score of 14 or bom.
Students who have successfully completed the Bacharel/Bacharelato in some cases may be eligible to apply for second year entry, subject to satisfactory module mapping.
The requirements listed above are the minimum requirement for entrance to UWE Bristol; competitive courses may require higher scores.
Entry onto postgraduate courses
Completed Diploma de Estudos Superiores, Especializados (DESE) or Licenciado with an overall grade of 14 will be considered for entry onto a master's course.
Holders of a good master's degree, Mestrado/Mestra from a university in Portugal will be considered for PhD study.
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
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|
Edificio de Santa Catarina
Rua de Santa Catarina
Escritorio No6, R/C 6E
Rua Alexandre Herculano N 2
Rua Alexandre Herculano N 341 4 Andar
Av. Combatentes da Grande Guerra N 79
Rua de Olivença, nr 11 - 3 andar
|Contact: Coimbra office
Telephone: (+351) 239 092 876
Praca Alexandre Herculano
Edificio Alagoa N.22, 4F
Centro Comercial Europa - Lj 26
Rua do Bom Jesus, 8 a 10
Rua Dom António Valente da Fonseca N 17
Rua Fran Pacheco
Funding and 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.