Spain

We welcome applications from Spanish 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.

International Foundation Programme applicants

The International Foundation Programme (IFP) is for international students whose first language is not English. Run by our Centre for Academic Language and Development, the one-year programme will prepare you for the undergraduate degree of your choice through tailored English language and academic units.

Please visit our International Foundation Programme web pages for information about entry requirements and English language requirements for your country.

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.

Applicants will need to meet the English language requirements for their chosen course. Different courses need different levels of language skills, referred to as ‘profiles’. The required profile will be shown on the course page. Find out more about our English language profiles.

Candidates who have completed the Curso de Orientación Universitaria (COU) or the Titulo de Bachillerato with good grades will be considered for entry to the first year of our Bachelor degree courses.

If an A* grade is required in a specified subject at A Level, we will need a 10 in that specific Bachillerato subject. If an A grade is required we will need 9 and if a B grade is required we will need 8. 

For information and updates on EU students applying to study in the UK: https://www.bristol.ac.uk/study/brexit/

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.

Applicants will need to meet the English language requirements for their chosen course. Different courses need different levels of language skills, referred to as ‘profiles’. The required profile will be shown on the course page. Find out more about our English language profiles.

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 who hold the Licenciado / Título de Ingeniero / Título de Arquitecto will be considered for admission to a Masters degree, and in exceptional cases for MPhil or PhD programmes. The minimum grade required is 7.5/10 although some programmes will require grades of 8.5/10 or higher.

Funding your studies

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

Find more information about funding your studies from the Student Funding Office.

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 Spanish Society, the International Students' Network, and over 400 more for different interests and hobbies.

Get in touch

If you have any questions about applying to Bristol, please contact our International Recruitment team:

Emailinternational-office@bristol.ac.uk
Phone: +44 (0)117 39 40229

Bristol is a vibrant city with the ideal combination of culture, gastronomy and community spirit. It is also a gateway to discovering the South West of England and outstanding nature.

Maria (MSc Nutrition, Physical Activity and Public Health ), Spain

Visits to your country

You can talk to our staff at education events in your country. Find out when we are visiting you.

Visa advice

Our Student Visa Services Team provides extensive guidance on applying for your study visa.

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