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 - Sweden
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 quite meet the entry requirements for our undergraduate courses, UWE Bristol offers foundation degrees or undergraduate degrees with foundation year entry.
Entry onto undergraduate courses
Holders of the Upper Secondary School leaving certificate - Avgangsbetyg, Slutbetyg från Komvux or Fullständigt Slutbetyg från Gymnasieskolan are eligible to apply for an undergraduate degree with a pass.
All students must also have a recognised English language qualification. We accept a grade of VG/C/4 or above in the Avgangsbetyg (previously Studentexamen) or Slutbetyg från Komvux or Fullständigt Slutbetyg från Gymnasieskolan as meeting our requirements for undergraduate and postgraduate study.
The requirements listed above are the minimum requirement for entrance to UWE Bristol; competitive courses require higher scores.
Entry onto postgraduate courses
Holders of the Kandidatexamen with a pass are eligible to apply for a master's course.
Holders of the Magisterexamen/Licentiatexamen (licentiate) are eligible to apply for a PhD 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.
We also accept a grade of VG/C/4 or above in the Avgangsbetyg (previously Studentexamen) or Slutbetyg från Komvux or Fullständigt Slutbetyg från Gymnasieskolan as meeting our requirements for undergraduate and postgraduate study.
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.
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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.