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Academic entry requirements

These entry requirements are for guidance only, please contact the International Office if you have any questions about the eligibility of your own qualifications.

If you are studying in an international school teaching A levels or IB please refer to our UK/EU entry qualifications. If you are studying in an international school under the US system, please consult our US entry requirements.

Level 3 Diploma

Certicado de Ensino Medio, Certifcado de Conclusao de Segunda Grau, and the Diploma de Tecnico de Nivel Medio will normally be considered for entry to Level 3 Diploma courses.

FdSc foundation degree

Satisfactory completion of the first year of a Bacharelado or Licenciatura course in a university in Brasil will normally be considered for entry to BSc(Hons) courses.

BSc(Hons) undergraduate degree

Satisfactory completion of the first year of a Bacharelado or Licenciatura course in a university in Brasil will normally be considered for entry to BSc(Hons) courses.

MSc postgraduate degree

Satisfactory completion of a relevant Título de Bacharel or Título de Licenciado course will normally be considered for entry to an MSc course.

English language requirements

Please note that only Secure English Language Tests are valid for Tier 4 (General) student visas. The location of your nearest SELT provider is listed here.

Level 3 Diploma

IELTS (Academic) 5.5 overall, with a minimum 5.0 in any band; please see here for the list of approved English language tests.

FdSc foundation degree

IELTS (Academic) 6.0 overall, with a minimum 5.5 in any band; please see here for the list of approved English language tests.

BSc(Hons) undergraduate degree

IELTS (Academic) 6.0 overall, with a minimum 5.5 in any band; please see here for the list of approved English language tests.

MSc postgraduate degree

IELTS (Academic) 6.5 overall, with a minimum 6.0 in any band; please see here for the list of approved English language tests.

International representatives in Brasil

Sparsholt College is in the process of appointing international representation in Brasil.

The British Council in Brasil

The British Council in Brasil is an excellent source of information about life and studying in the UK. Their website and contact details can be found here.