Vietnam

We welcome applications from Vietnamese students. Around 25 students from Vietnam currently study here, and we would love for you to join us.

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Get a quick introduction to the University of Bristol with our guide for students from Vietnam 2021/22 (PDF, 1,076kB)‌.

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.

Students who have successfully completed either the University of Bristol International Foundation Programme or an appropriate foundation/bridging programme such as those offered by our partners, and have met the entry requirements for their chosen degree, will be considered for admission to undergraduate courses.

  • Applicants who have successfully completed the first year of a Vietnamese University degree (Tot Nghiep Dai Hoc)  will be considered for admission to the first year of our Bachelor degree courses.
  • Applicants who have completed an Associate Degree (Cao Dang) will also be considered for the first year of our Bachelor degree courses.
  • Applicants with the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma, French Baccalaureate or British A-Levels will be considered for admission to our Bachelor degree courses.

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).

Applicants who hold a Dai Hoc Degree (4-6 years of study) will be considered for admission to a Master’s degree.

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.

  • Other funding opportunities for students from Vietnam include Chevening Scholarships and Aviva Scholarships.

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.

The University works with the following agencies:

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

You can celebrate cultural events, share experiences and connect with students from around the world at the Global Lounge. Societies are another great way to meet like-minded friends and share your culture with others. Our student clubs include the Vietnamese Society and over 400 more for different interests.

Our alumni

Our international alumni community includes more than 120 students from or living in Vietnam, who are employed at organisations including PwC, AEG Vietnam and International House Vietnam.

Our global alumni network gives you the opportunity to make social and professional connections, share advice and expertise, and access exclusive activities. Find out more on our alumni webpages.

Get in touch

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

I chose Bristol because of its vibrant student life and the support services for international students. I greatly enjoy studying with the teaching staff, who are experts in their fields. What makes the city so special is the street art – I also love the green spaces.

Nhu (MSc Education: Learning, Technology and Society), Vietnam

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