The University of Bristol or UoB is a red brick research university located in Bristol, United Kingdom. The university’s motto derives from the famous Roman lyric poet Horace, and translates into English as ‘learning promotes one’s innate power’.
Bristol is organised into six academic faculties composed of multiple schools and departments running over 200 undergraduate courses largely situated in the Tyndalls Park area of the city. It is home to 25 academic schools, divided into six faculties: Arts, Biomedical Sciences, Science, Engineering, Social Sciences and..
English Language Requirements
The majority of candidates from India have been taught in English throughout their education. A number of departments will therefore accept Year 12 English language grades of 70% to 80% in lieu of another English test such as IELTS. Students who do not have English as their first language, or who do not have an internationally recognised English qualification, will need to provide evidence of their English language ability.
The requirements may differ according to the course. Please refer to the university website for further details.
|Degree type||IELTS minimum|
|Science and Engineering||IELTS 5.5 with a minimum of 5.0 in writing and 4.5 in each part of the test|
|Vet Science||IELTS 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in writing and 5.0 in each part of the test|
|Arts and Humanities||IELTS 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in writing and 5.0 in each part of the test|
|Social Sciences||IELTS 5.5 with a minimum of 5.0 in writing and 5.0 in each part of the test|
|Law||IELTS 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in writing and 5.0 in each part of the test|
Entry requirements for our undergraduate programmes will vary depending on the programme you wish to apply for, your Year 12 examination board and subjects taken.
Typical offers for CBSE and CISCE boards range from 80% (equivalent to ABB at A-Level) to 90% (equivalent to A*AA at A-Level).
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). The majority of Masters programmes require a First Class degree (60% or higher) from a recognised Indian university, with specific grades depending on the institution. Competitive programmes may require a First Class with distinction. Many of India's elite higher education colleges it is very rare to be awarded a First Class. For this reason, a number of departments may be willing to consider candidates from top colleges who have achieved 55% or above. Applicants wishing to be considered for research study at Bristol should have a First Class pass in their Indian Bachelor degree and some research experience. It may also be advantageous to have completed a Masters degree with research elements
Accommodation for International Students
The university guarantees an offer of accommodation to all international new undergraduates and post graduates accepting Bristol as their firm choice and who apply by the given deadline.
They have a range of residences and locations, including a choice of facilities to meet special requirements.
The residences provide so much more than just accommodation. With pastoral support and 24-hour security, opportunities to get involved in .
Six scholarships will be available for prospective undergraduate and postgraduate students. The scholarships will be awarded as a one off tuition fee reduction:
1st place – 1 scholarship of £12,000
2nd place – 2 scholarships of £10,000
3rd place – 3 scholarships of £8,000
There are numerous other scholarships.Please refer university website for detail qualifications required.
You can also apply for the British Government's Chevening Scholarships, and a variety of private agencies and charities for scholarships, bursaries and grants to study in the UK. For more information visit the British Council website or the UK Council for International Student Affairs website.
Some key facts of University of Bristol
The Complete University Guide 2018 : 17
World University Rankings 2017 : 71
Total number of faculty Totals 2263