United Arab Emirates
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 - United Arab Emirates
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 undergraduate degree courses, you may be considered for a foundation degree.
Holders of a High School Graduation Diploma with a GPA of 2.5 out of 4 will be considered for entry onto a creative industries foundation course.
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 degree course.
Entry onto undergraduate courses
If you have studied A-levels or International Baccalaureate, further information on entry requirements can be found on course listings.
If you have studied the American High School Curriculum, please refer to the USA country page.
If you have studied the Indian School Curriculum, please refer to the India country page.
The requirements listed above are the minimum requirement for entrance to UWE Bristol. Competitive courses may have higher requirements.
Entry onto postgraduate courses
Holders of a bachelor's degree with a GPA of 2.7 out of 4 or more will be considered for postgraduate study.
Lower requirements may be considered where students have suitable work experience.
Holders of a master's degree are eligible to apply 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.
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.
For UWE Bristol enquiries please contact our UK-based experts:
Regional Manager, Middle East and North Africa
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|
|Education Resource Network
7th Floor, Block 10
International Academic City
|Contact: Bashaar Arif Ansari
Education Resource Network
|Contact: Bashaar Ansari
|IDP Education PTY Ltd – Abu Dhabi (UAE)
404 Union National Bank Building
Airport Road (Near Corniche)
|Contact: Abu Dhabi Office
Telephone: +971 2 6228367
IDP Education PTY Ltd - Dubai
|Contact: Dubai Office
Telephone: +971 4 344 6814
International Placewell Consultants - IPC Dubai
|Contact: Pujan Mittal
|JNS Education Consultants
Grosvenor Business Bay Office
1903 Business Bay
|Telephone: +971 56 994 0084
Premises No SD 1-105
Ground Floor, Building 9
|Telephone: +971 561676497
|Contact: Ambuj Khare
Telephone: 0097145548137 or 0097145548156
Office F37, Block 2B
PO Box 501730
|Contact: Amin Esmail
Telephone: +971 4 277 6943
Mazaya Business Avenue - BB1
Jumeirah Lakes Towers
|Contact: Cynthia Ekanem
Telephone: +971 4 3686087/97/36
1209, Goldcrest Executive
Jumeirah Lakes Towers
|Contact: Owais Sheikh Muhammad
Telephone: +971 4 580 8214
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.