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 - Tanzania

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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

We require a National Form VI Examination/Advanced Certificate of Secondary Education (ACSE) or a Cambridge Overseas Higher School Certificate (COHSC)/East African Advanced Certificate of Education (EAACE) for admission onto undergraduate courses.

Holders of a good Advanced Diploma will be considered for direct entry.

Applicants who hold a two or three-year Polytechnic Diploma/Advanced Diploma may be considered for advanced entry.

If you have studied A-levels or International Baccalaureate, further information on entry requirements can be found on our course 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 good Bachelors (Hons) degree awarded by a university in Tanzania will be considered for entry onto a UWE Bristol Masters course.

Holders of a Masters degree awarded by a university in Tanzania will be considered for 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):

  • WAEC/NECO – Certificate of Secondary Education or a Secondary School Leaving Certificate with C in English Language.

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 experts:

Country managers

Sam Micklewright Regional Manager, AmericasSam Micklewright
Regional Manager, Africa and UK
Based in Bristol

Rita Gwani, International Officer, AfricaRita Gwani
International Officer, Africa
Based in Bristol

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

Uniserv Education
Suite 229, 2nd Floor, Harbour View Towers
Samora Avenue
Dar Es Salaam

Contact: Harkirat Babhra
Telephone: +255 212 9036/7 | +255 787 019 037
Email: tz@uniserveducation.com
Website: www.uniserveducation.com

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.