University of Birmingham and Brazil

The University of Birmingham welcomes applications from students from Brazil. We currently have around 100 Brazilian students studying on undergraduate, postgraduate and Study Abroad programmes at the University.

We are proud to be making a significant joint investment, in partnership with the University of Nottingham, to support partnership development and research collaboration with leading universities and key public and private organisations in Brazil

The student experience

Find out about student life and how to get involved in the student community to make the most of their time here.

Science without Borders

We are delighted to be one of the UK institutions
selected to participate in the Science without Borders
(Ciencia sem Fronteiras)

Entry requirements

The following information is for guidance only and should be used together with the University's general entrance requirements and any specific degree programme requirements.  Please note: If you have taken exams which are from another country's national education system (eg SAT and AP exams from the USA) you should consult the country specific section for that country for qualification equivalence information.

Foundation Pathways

A score of at least 8/10 in the Certificado de Conclusão de Ensino Médio (also known as: Certificado de Ensino Médio). To include a score of at least 8/10 in Mathematics for our Engineering and Physical Sciences pathway or to include at least 8/10 in Biology for our MLGS pathway, that progresses to a Biology focused degree. 

For further information see the Foundation Pathways website.


The University will consider students who have taken GCE A Level examinations, the International Baccalaureate (IB), or a suitable foundation programme, such as the Foundation Pathways, for entrance to undergraduate programmes. 


Holders of the Licenciado/Bachelerado or equivalent Professional Title with a GPA of 7.5 or higher from a recognised Brazilian university will be considered for Postgraduate Diplomas and Masters degrees. Applicants for PhD study will preferably hold a Magister degree or equivalent.

English Language

You may be required to provide evidence of your English ability. Please view the entry requirements for specific programme requirements.

How to apply

How to apply video

Interested in applying? Find out more about how to apply for undergraduate and postgraduate study at the University of Birmingham by watching our video above!


Accommodation at the University of Birmingham

Find out more about student accommodation. The University has a wide variety of accommodation to suit every need making Birmingham feel like a home away from home.

Scholarships and funding for Brazilian students


The University of Birmingham offers a range of scholarships for Brazilian students at both undergraduate and postgraduate level.

Contact us

The University of Birmingham contact for Brazil is Catlin Cherco.

To contact Catlin with your questions, please email

Birmingham representatives in Brazil

Our representatives, Language Partners, can assist you with questions about studying at the University of Birmingham. They can also help with the application process and offer visa guidance.

Language Partners

Tenente Gomes Ribeiro, 182- cj.74
Mariana, Sao Paulo
SP-04038-040, Brazil
Telephone: +55 (11) 5083 4653

The British Council

The British Council has offices in many countries throughout the world which are able to provide you with advice about studying in the UK. Most offices also have an education library and internet facilities where you can consult university material. The British Council can also provide advice about funding opportunities.


The Postgraduate Recruitment team, academic staff and current students represent the University at study and careers fairs across the UK and the EU. Find full details of our next postgraduate visits.
For all international visits please check our events page.

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