Dominican Republic

We welcome applications from Dominican students. Around one in four students at the University are international, and we would love for you to join our community.

Download your Bristol Guide

Get a quick introduction to the University of Bristol in Spanish with our guide for students from Latin America 2022/23 (PDF, 465kB).

The following information is for guidance only. Competition for places at the University of Bristol is very strong, and the achievement of the qualifications listed does not guarantee that an offer will be made. We aim to respond to your application as quickly as possible to help you plan your studies.

If your qualification is not listed or you have any further questions, please contact us for advice.

Undergraduate applicants

You can apply for undergraduate courses through the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS). The UCAS institution code for the University of Bristol is BRISL B78.

Entry requirements vary for each course. Please check our undergraduate course listings for details of specific requirements.

Students who have successfully completed either the University of Bristol International Foundation Programme or an appropriate foundation/bridging programme such as those offered by our partners, and have met the entry requirements for their chosen degree, will be considered for admission to undergraduate courses.

Candidates holding the qualification of Licenciado with good grades (A or B) will be considered for entry to the first year of relevant undergraduate courses.

Postgraduate applicants

You should apply online for all our postgraduate programmes.

Entry requirements vary for each programme. Please check our postgraduate programme listings for details of specific requirements.

To be considered for admission to a master's degree programme at the University of Bristol, the minimum requirement for entry is an undergraduate (bachelor’s) degree that is equivalent to a UK upper second-class degree (also known as a 2:1). 

  • To be considered for admission to a Master's degree, applicants should have been awarded the Licenciado degree from a programme of a minimum of 4 years in length with 3.5/4 or better, or have achieved an overall mark of 85% or above.
  • Applicants for research should also be in possession of the Maestria or Especialista degree with 3.5/4 or better or have achieved an overall mark of 85% or better. 


The University provides a range of international scholarships, including our Think Big scholarships which can help fund your tuition fees.

Search our full list of funding to find more scholarships offered by the University of Bristol and external organisations.

Find more information about funding your studies on our student finances pages.

MESCyT scholarships

The University of Bristol is pleased to announce its partnership with MESCyT, Ministry of Higher Education, Science and Technology of Dominican Republic. MESCyT offer full scholarships (tuition fees and living expenses) to Masters students from Dominican Republic who are applying for Social Sciences and Law, Economics and Finance, Education and Special Education subjects.

British Council

The British Council can give guidance and information about higher education in the UK. Find out from their website if there is an office near you and what services are available.

Student societies

Our student clubs include the International Students' Network and over 400 more catering to different interests and hobbies.

Get in touch

If you have any questions about applying to Bristol, please contact our International Recruitment team:
Phone: +44 (0)117 39 40229

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