Here you'll find specific information for Brazilian applicants about application process, entry requirements, scholarships and our international student support services.
Jo is the country manager for Brazil, based in the International Relations Office in Bath.
Please contact Jo with any questions you might have about studying here.
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We are participating in the Science without Borders / Ciências sem Fronteiras programme and are welcoming undergraduate and PhD Sandwich students into our Faculty of Engineering and Design and Faculty of Science.
Our next cohort for undergraduate students will begin in September 2015. If you are a PhD sandwich student you will need to identify a potential supervisor, if you need help with this please contact Jo Power.
We will be welcoming applications from students looking for subjects within the following areas:
For information on specific courses please visit our online prospectus.
Our general entry requirements are minimum GPA of 7 in your undergraduate degree so far, and most of our courses ask for IELTS 6.5 overall, although we hope to be able to soon confirm that we can offer pre-sessional programmes for students who have a minimum of IELTS 5.5.
Find out more about Science without Borders in the UK including information on what courses are available.
Undergraduates can apply from 1 September onwards and should submit their application by the middle of January. You do not need to have completed your high school education in order to apply. We may make you a conditional offer setting out the level of performance we expect in your remaining examinations and assessments.
Masters candidates may apply from mid-October onwards. This includes students in the final year of their degree studies as we can offer a place on a conditional basis.
Students interested in a research degree may apply at any time and we can offer admission at various points throughout the year. Most students prefer to begin their studies at the start of the academic year in October.
Applications for all of our programmes of study can be made online.
You should apply through UCAS for all of our undergraduate programmes.
Postgraduates should apply directly to the University.
International (non-EU) students can also complete an application for the Bath Foundation Year.
If you have already applied for a programme of study then you can check on your progress using Application Tracker.
Brazilian high school certificate (Vestibular / ENEM / PAS)
The Brazilian high school certificate (Vestibular / ENEM / PAS) is not a sufficient qualification for direct entry onto one of our undergraduate programmes. If you have been through the Brazilian school system, you will need to undertake a bridging qualification in order to progress on to undergraduate studies.
We offer the one year International Foundation Year, which is ideal preparation for entering our undergraduate programmes.
A Level or International Baccalaureate (IB)
We welcome applications from students taking A Level examinations, the International Baccalaureate (IB) and certain other internationally recognised qualifications for direct entry to our undergraduate programmes.
We have in the past received applications from students attending international schools in Brazil as well as Brazilian students undertaking their schooling in the UK.
Details of entry requirements can be found in our undergraduate prospectus.
Bachelors degree (Bacharel / Licenciado) from a recognised university in Brazil
Holders of a bachelors degree (Bacharel / Licenciado) from a recognised university in Brazil are welcome to apply for one of our masters programmes.
Grade requirements will vary as we take into account a number of factors, such as your subject of study, the scores in individual classes, and the institution at which you obtained your degree.
Details of the entry requirements for each of our postgraduate taught degrees are provided in our postgraduate prospectus. Please read them carefully, as there can sometimes be additional requirements, such as the need for working experience or a very specific academic background.
Bachelors degree (Bacharel / Licenciado) or Masters level qualification (Mestrado)
We usually expect evidence of some research experience (for example through a Bachelors or Masters degree that included a thesis component or work as a research assistant). In addition to the standard application papers, a research proposal is essential, outlining how you intend to go about your research.
To study on the International Foundation Year you will need a minimum IELTS score of 5.5.
The minimum English Language requirement for our undergraduate courses is IELTS 6.0 - 7.0 or an equivalent qualification.
All postgraduate taught applicants must meet our postgraduate English Language requirements (IELTS 6.5-7.0).
You can do this by taking IELTS exams or by attending a pre-sessional programme in our Academic Skills Centre (ASC).
Prospective international students are eligible for a number of scholarships. Most of these are for postgraduate taught students. Departments may also offer specific scholarships for their students. Find out more about Scholarships and Bursaries.
These are some of the scholarship and funding options available to students from your country:
We have 75 scholarships available worth £3,000 each, for international students who are planning to take a postgradaute taught degree at Bath.
You must have already accepted an offer to study on one of our Masters programmes to be eligible to apply. The award is offered as a discount in tuition fees and is valid for one year only.
Through the generosity of Grupo Santander we have 5 scholarships of £5,000 for students on postgraduate taught programmes. Candidates must be nationals of Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, Peru, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Spain, Uruguay or Venezuela and be a graduate of a university included on the list of ‘Santander Universities’.
It is possible to apply both for this award and one of our 75 general scholarships. These awards may also be held in conjunction with partial funding from outside sponsors.
A number of external funding bodies exist to support masters level study in the UK and any applicant seeking support is strongly advised to explore potential sources of financial aid available in their own country.
Alternatively, there are international agencies, government departments, charitable organisations and private companies that may be able to provide financial aid for certain programmes of study and all are worth exploring.
You can also approach the British Council in your country to find out if they have any funding available.
For MPhil/PhD students we provide both full and partial research degree scholarships and these are awarded on a competitive basis. Some are designated for certain research topics and others are offered on a university-wide basis. You may indicate that you wish to be considered for a scholarship on the research degree programme application form.
We are also participating in Science without Borders and happy to receive enquiries from sandwich and full-time PhD students.
During your studies it is important to feel involved with university life. You will find a range of societies here where you can meet people and participate in events and social occasions.
It is important to consider your career options when deciding where to study. The University of Bath Careers Service offers support and careers guidance to international students as well as assistance in finding part-time work via Students' Union JobLink.
We have a dedicated International Student Advice Team which supports all our international students during their studies.
Our International Relations Office also provides support before you arrive and throughout your studies.