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UWE Bristol - Kuwait

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At UWE Bristol we are proud of our international reputation. With a thriving international community of students from over 140 countries worldwide, we are the perfect UK university to study at.

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Entry requirements - Kuwait

The experienced UWE Bristol International team will be happy to give you advice on the suitability of your qualifications for your chosen programme of study.

Qualifications listed under each heading may satisfy UWE Bristol entry requirements to that level of study. This is not a guarantee of an offer of a place, which is at the University’s discretion.

All students must also have a recognised English language qualification.

Entry onto foundation programmes

If you have achieved the Shahadat-al-thanawia-al-a’ama (General Secondary School Certificate), also known as the Thanawiya with 70 per cent you will be eligible to apply for entry onto a foundation degree or an undergraduate degree with foundation year entry.

Entry onto undergraduate programmes

Technical Diploma/Certificate from PAEET Institution GPA 3 out of 5 or above are eligible to apply for year one.

Students can be considered for direct entry to year two or three with a diploma or Bachelors degree on a case-by-case basis.

If you have studied the American High School curriculum, we would be able to consider you for a UWE Bristol undergraduate programme if you have achieved:

  • A minimum of 600 in writing, critical reading and mathematical elements of the Scholastic Assessment Test (SAT) Reasoning Test and a minimum of 600 in relevant SAT Subject Tests or;
  • A score of 26 or more in the ACT (American College Testing) or;
  • At least two, but preferably three subjects in the Advanced Placement Tests (APs) with grade 3.

If you have studied A-levels or International Baccalaureate, further information on entry requirements can be found at Courses at UWE Bristol.

Entry onto postgraduate programmes

Holders of a Bachelors degree with GPA of 2.75 out of 4 or more will be considered for postgraduate study.

Lower score may be considered where students have suitable work experience.

Holders of a Masters degree will be eligible to apply for PhD study.

What to do if you don't meet our entry requirements

If you do not quite meet our entry requirements, our International College offers a range of university preparation courses to teach you all you need to progress to UWE Bristol. We also have a range of Pre-sessional English language courses to get your English skills up to the standard required for entry to UWE Bristol.

Representatives in your country

Our extensive overseas representative network offers enquirers and applicants a variety of services.

Global visits and events

If you are interested in studying at UWE Bristol you may be able to come and meet us through one of our global visits. View all upcoming events.

International scholarships

Every year we offer a large number of scholarships to international students. Take a look at the full list of UWE Bristol International scholarships to find out more.

You may also want to consider other scholarships available from organisations independent of UWE Bristol.

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