How to apply
Applying for full-time degree courses
Apply online through UCAS
Our UCAS institution code is BRISL B78.
Do not use UCAS to apply for direct entry, part-time or intercalated degree courses; follow the relevant instructions below.
Entering your qualifications
Before you submit your UCAS application, make sure you have included:
- Full details of qualifications you have already taken: include grades/marks for the academic qualifications you've achieved from age 16 (GCSE or equivalent), and any English language qualifications.
- Full details of the qualifications you are taking: include current studies (name and expected date of examination and major subjects), English language qualifications, and any resits of previous qualifications you expect to take.
If your qualification offers different levels of study, state which subjects you are studying at the higher level, and which at the standard level.
When to apply
Applying for direct entry courses
These are our direct entry courses. Please apply using these links and not through UCAS:
- International Foundation Programme
- International Foundation Programme for Medicine and Dentistry
- Foundation in Arts and Humanities
Please note, this course will become Foundation in Arts and Social Sciences for 2020 entry, subject to academic approval.
Applying for part-time degree courses
Applying for intercalated degree courses
We welcome applications from international students and accept a wide range of international qualifications. Please read our application guidance for international students.
Transferring from another university or college
Find out if you can transfer to a degree course at the University of Bristol from your current university or college of higher education.
If you have a disability, please contact Disability Services early in the application process for confidential advice on the support that may be available and how to access it.
Disclosing your disability will not affect your chances of receiving an offer.
If your education has been significantly disrupted through health or personal problems, disability or specific difficulties with schooling, please send an extenuating circumstances form to our Prospective students enquiries team.
If you want to take a year away from formal education before coming to university, most courses will let you defer your entry.
Entry requirements and qualifications
Please read our entry requirements and qualifications information.
Please read our application guidance for mature students.
Help with your application
Read the UCAS guidance on filling in your application.
How your application is assessed
Our undergraduate admissions statements provide detailed information on the selection procedures and how your application will be assessed.
We follow a clear set of policies and procedures when dealing with admissions.
After you apply
Find out what happens after you apply.