Singapore

We welcome applications from Singaporean students. More than 200 students from Singapore currently study here, and we would love for you to join us.

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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.

  • Applicants with Singapore/Cambridge GCE A Level Examinations in a minimum of three subjects will be considered for admission to our bachelor's degree courses.
  • Applicants who have taken the Integrated Programme (IP) will also be considered for admission onto our bachelor's degree courses.
  • Applicants with the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma, polytechnic diploma (GPA 3.2-3.8 depending on the course) or British A-levels will be considered for admission onto our bachelor's degree courses.
  • Year 2 entry onto some courses may be possible with a polytechnic diploma covering at least 90% of our first-year curriculum, with very high scores.
  • A small number of courses at Bristol will guarantee an offer to Polytechnic diploma holders from Temasek Polytechnic and Ngee Ann Polytechnic, provided they study a qualifying diploma. To check whether you are eligible and how to apply, visit our Global Transfer Programme webpages.

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).

Transferring your studies

The University of Bristol maintains important partnerships with a number of world-leading universities in Singapore. If you are studying an eligible degree at one of our partner universities, you can apply to transfer your studies to Bristol through our Global Transfer Programme.

Applications made via our Global Transfer Programme are processed faster using a streamlined admission route.

To check whether you are eligible and how to apply, visit our Global Transfer Programme webpages.

Scholarships

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.

  • Past students have also been sponsored by the Ministry of Education.

Education representatives

The University has agreements with many education representatives (also known as agents) around the world who can assist you with your application. Using a representative does not put your application at any advantage or disadvantage, and independent applications will be considered on an equal basis.

Please use the services of only one representative to avoid administrative complications. We strongly advise you to only work with a representative listed below.

Our registered representatives in Singapore are:

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 Malaysian and Singaporean Students' Association, the International Students' Network, and over 400 more for different interests.

Our alumni

Our international alumni community includes more than 1,000 students from or living in Singapore, who are employed at organisations including the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, National Dental Centre, Mother Tongue Singapore Translation, DBS Bank, and legal firms including WongPartnership LLP and Allen & Gledhill LLP.

Get in touch

The University of Bristol has a dedicated Southeast Asia Office. Please contact the SEA Office with any questions:
Email: sea-office@bristol.ac.uk

Or contact Sumithra Durai, based in Kuala Lumpur:
Emailsumithra.durai@bristol.ac.uk

You can also contact us on our Southeast Asia Office Instagram account.

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Bristol is a vibrant city with events always happening. I like the edgy Stokes Croft area and enjoying a coffee at the harbourside. Bristol Law School is very well-regarded, and graduates are sought after.

Kristin (LLB Law), Singapore

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