We welcome applications from Malawian students. Around one in four students at the University are international, and we would love for you to join our community.
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.
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.
Applicants with the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma or A-Levels will be considered for admission to our Bachelor degree courses.
Candidates holding Cambridge Overseas Higher School Certificate (COHSC) in suitable subjects at high levels and those holding a suitable Undergraduate Diploma (3 years) will be considered for undergraduate studies.
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).
Candidates require a Bachelors degree AND a Masters degree from an institution in Malawi in order to be eligible to apply for a taught Masters at Bristol. Grades of 70 or more are required.
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.
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.
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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