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The University is proud to have accepted Brazilian students onto its degree Brazilprogrammes; examples in recent years include Engineering, Computing, Design, Architectural Technology, Biomedical Sciences and Forensic Science.

Northumbria is proud to be one of those universities in the UK selected to participate in the prestigious Ciência sem Fronteiras - Reino Unido scheme, backed by CAPES and CNPq. For more information click on the link below.

Entry Requirements and Scholarship Information

For details on our English Language Requirements and Pre-Sessional Courses visit our English Language Centre pages.

General entry criteria for qualifications from Brazil is given below but Northumbria will consider other qualifications for entry onto its courses:

For entry to: You will need: Grade Required:

Grade Required for £2500 Scholarship 

International Foundation Programme Certificado do Ensino Medio  Recommended CGPA 8  

1st year Undergraduate One year University course in Brazil  60%  

First year of Bacharel/Licenciado/Licenciatura /  Bachelors Degree  GPA of 7.5 8.5
2nd/3rd Year Undergraduate  2/3 years of Bacharel/Licenciado/Licenciatura / Bachelors Degree  year 2 - GPA of 7.5 and at least 60 credits completed – 20 credits would need to be relevant to the subject.

year 3 - GPA of 7.5 and at least 90 credits completed – 30 credits would need to be relevant to the subject. 

Postgraduate Bacharel/Licenciado/Licenciatura / Bachelors Degree (when awarded by a regionally accredited institution)  GPA of 6.5  for courses which require a UK 2:2 equivalent

GPA of 7.5 or above for courses which require a UK 2:1 equivalent

Graduate Certificate Bacharel/Licenciado/Licenciatura / Bachelors Degree (when awarded by a regionally accredited institution)  Pass (GPA of 5 or above)  

Please note these are general entry guidelines. Actual requirements may vary depending on your chosen course of study and certain courses may have specific or additional entry requirements, full details can be found on our course directory. Decisions for entry will also be based on personal statements, previous study information and not just your final course grading.

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