What you need to study with us. 

Here you will find lots of useful information for students from Portugal including entry and English language requirements, scholarships and funding information, and where you can meet our representatives in-country.

Have a specific question in mind? Contact our International Student Advice team.  We also run regular webinar sessions to help get you ready for life in Suffolk. 

For entry onto an undergraduate degree, applicants are required to have the following qualification:

  • Certificado de fim de Estudos Secundários (previously Certidão do Décimo Segundo Ano) or Diploma Nível Secundário de Educação / Certificado Nível Secundário de Educação with 13 points and above
  • European Baccalaureate with a minimum 6.5/65%

For entry onto a postgraduate course, applicants are required to have on of the following:

  • Diploma de Estudos Superiores Especializados – DESE or a Licenciado with 14 and above

If English is not your first language, you may need to provide evidence of your English language ability as part of your application. 

The most commonly known assessments for this that we accept are; 

  • IELTS (Academic/UKVI) 
  • Cambridge English 
  • Pearson (Academic) 
  • TOFEL (iBT) 

Please see our English Language page for further details of requirements for your course. 

We work with educational agencies in Portugal who will be able to guide you through your application to study with us. We currently work with the following agency:


To reward high calibre candidates, we are offering a range of generous scholarships to international fee-paying students joining us in the 2024/25 academic year.

View all our scholarships