Brazil

Please note: This information is provided as a guide only. Some courses may have specialised entry requirements that are listed on the relevant course page. Please check for any additional subject/course specific requirements before submitting your application.

Academic entry requirements

Type of course

Qualification/grade

Undergraduate

Any of the following qualifications:

  • Diploma de Técnico de Nivel Médio
  • Diploma de Técnico de Segundo Grau
  • Certificado de Habilitação
  • Certificado de Auxiliar Técnico
  • Certificado de Ensino Médio

Grade requirement: 7+, or B, or Muito Bom or Excelente

Extended degree (four years, including a foundation year) Students who fall slightly below the standard requirements for an undergraduate course may be considered for an available or appropriate extended degree programme.
Postgraduate

Any of the following qualifications from a recognised Brazilian institution:

  • Bacharel/Licenciado
  • Título Profissional (from four years or longer study)

Grade requirement: 7+, or B, or Muito Bom or Excelente

International Foundation Programme

Any of the following qualifications:

  • Diploma de Técnico de Nivel Médio
  • Diploma de Técnico de Segundo Grau
  • Certificado de Habilitação
  • Certificado de Auxiliar Técnico
  • Certificado de Ensino Médio

Grade requirement: 5+, or C or Bom

Mathematics and English requirements

Subject

Qualification/grade

English Non-EEA nationals who require a Tier 4 student visa must provide a Secured English Language Test (SELT) such as Academic IELTS or Pearson PTE Academic qualification. Please see our English language requirements.
Mathematics (if applicable to your course)

Certificado de Ensino Médio (or equivalent qualification) Mathematics – grade: 5+, or C or Bom

 
Additional information

‌NARIC and accreditation

UK NARIC offers a variety of services on the comparability of qualifications from overseas. These services have been designed to help migrants coming to the UK to work or study and who are applying through the UK’s points based system for immigration. Take a look at the Statement of Comparability from NARIC. 

Providing your qualifications

Please be sure you're able to provide copies of official certificates of any qualifications you have taken when you make your application (please do not send us your original certificates)If any of your certificates or supporting documents (transcripts) are in a non-English language you will need to provide certified English translations alongside any official copies.