Poland

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

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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 delivered by the University of Bristol to prepare international students for a degree programme at the University through tailored English language units and academic subject units.

You can find more information through Kaplan International Pathways, our trusted education partner for applications and admissions to the International Foundation Programme.

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 completed the Matura exam prior to 2005 with grades of 6 or 5, will be considered for admission to the 1st year of our Bachelor degree courses.

Candidates who have completed the new Polish Matura with good grades can be considered for admission to the 1st year of our Bachelor degree courses.

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 have completed a Licentiate degree, with Very Good (bardzo dobry) or Excellent (celujacy) grades, can be considered for taught Masters programmes.

Candidates who have completed a Licentiate degree with Very Good or Excellent grades, plus a Magister degree, can be considered for a Masters degree, either taught or by research. PhD applications are also considered from students offering this level of qualification.

Funding your studies

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.

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 Polish 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

The best things about Bristol are the vibrant culture, the number of cultural events, the water in the city centre, the beautiful areas perfect for weekend walks, and the sea which is so close. It is a place where you’ll never be bored and where there’s always something happening.

Marcin (BSc Economics and Management), Poland

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