Dominican Republic

Entry requirements for undergraduate courses

You can apply for undergraduate programmes either through the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS) or the Common Application. Please use only one method of applying. If you are using UCAS to apply for other UK universities, please also make your University of Bristol application through UCAS and do not use the Common Application.

The UCAS code name and number for this University is BRISL B78.

Candidates holding the qualification of Técnico with very good grades and who also successfully complete an approved Foundation Programme will be considered for 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.

Please note that competition for places at Bristol is very strong, so the achievement of the qualifications listed above does not guarantee that an offer will be made. We aim to get you a response as quickly as possible to help you plan your studies.

Entry requirements for postgraduate programmes

You can apply online for all our postgraduate programmes.

The standard requirement for entry to a taught masters programme at Bristol is an undergraduate (Bachelor) 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. 

Scholarship information

Think Big scholarships - New for 2018, the University of Bristol is delighted to launch the new Think Big scholarship scheme. 52 scholarships are available to international applicants for undergraduate and taught postgraduate programmes at the University of Bristol. Information on eligibility and how to apply can be found at If you have any specific queries, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with our Scholarships & Sponsors team at

Further information about scholarships is available from the University's Student Funding Office.

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 in your area

The British Council has offices in more than 100 countries, though unfortunately not in the Dominican Republic. Many of them are able to give guidance and information regarding Higher Education in the UK. Please visit their website to see if there is an office near you, and find out what services may be available.

Meet current students online

Find out what our current international students think about life in Bristol by reading our student profiles.

The University Students' Union has a number of cultural societies. You can check their website to see the whole range of clubs and societies that are here.

English language requirements

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If English is not your first language, please refer to our English language requirements.

Visits to your country

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You can meet and talk to our staff at exhibitions held in your country; find out when we are visiting you schedule of overseas visits.

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