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.

Applicants with the Senior High School Diploma will normally require a foundation course for entry onto undergraduate degree programmes at the University. Generally, an overall average of 80% is required.

Applicants who have successfully completed the first year of a Taiwanese University degree will be considered for admission to the first year of our Bachelor degree courses.

Applicants who have completed the five year Junior College Diploma with a minimum average of 80% will be considered for admission in to the first year of our Bachelor degree 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).

Applicants who hold a Bachelors degree will be considered for admission to a Masters degree. Grade requirements will range from 75% to 85%, depending on the institution.

Applicants who hold a Masters degree will be considered for admission to PhD study.

Scholarship information

The University of Bristol and UKEAS Taiwan are pleased to offer a joint scholarship of £2,000 exclusively for students from Taiwan. The scholarship is awarded as a tuition fee discount, for one year of study.

Eligible students:

  • You must have applied for the University of Bristol through UKEAS Taiwan.
  • You must have an offer of a place on a full-time undergraduate or postgraduate programme at the University of Bristol starting in September 2019.
  • You must be a Taiwanese national or permanently domiciled in Taiwan.
  • You must be classified as an overseas student for fee purposes.

How to apply:

To apply for the scholarship please complete the online application form by the closing deadline of 31 July 2020. The successful student will be notified in September 2018.

For more details about the scholarship please contact UKEAS Taiwan

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 bristol.ac.uk/international-scholarships. If you have any specific queries, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with our Scholarships & Sponsors team at international-partnerships@bristol.ac.uk.

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

British Council in Taiwan

The British Council has offices in more than 100 countries. Many of them are able to give guidance and information regarding Higher Education in the UK. Please visit to find out what services may be available.

Our representatives in Taiwan

The University has agreements with a number of education representatives (also known as agents) around the world, who can assist you with your application. Please note that using a representative does not put your application at any advantage or disadvantage when the academic decisions are made within the department. Independent applications will be considered on an equal basis.

Please use the services of only one representative to avoid administrative complications. We only work with representatives listed on our website.

We work with a number of educational representatives in Taiwan. Please visit their websites for further information:

Meet current students online

Find out what our current international students think about life in Bristol on our international Facebook page or read 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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