Entry requirements and how to apply

We have been welcoming students from South America for many years and our staff are increasingly familiar with the education system and qualifications.

High entrance requirements for our degree programmes at Sheffield reflect the quality of the University.

All applicants are required to have an internationally recognised English language qualification such as IELTS.

English language entry requirements - find out more

The information below is for guidance only.

Entry requirements

Undergraduate Programmes e.g. BSc, BA, BEng/ MEng

A variety of qualifications can be considered for direct admission to undergraduate bachelor degree programmes.

All applications for undergraduate programmes should be made through UCAS.

A Level

Applicants with a minimum of 3 A levels will be considered for direct admission to undergraduate programmes.

International Baccalaureate

Applicants with a minimum of 34 points will be considered for direct admission to undergraduate programmes.
Sheffield International College

International College

Our International College provides undergraduate foundation programmes specifically designed for students seeking entry into the University of Sheffield.

Find out more about the International College

Postgraduate Taught Programmes e.g. MA, MSc

Holders of a good bachelor degree from a recognised South American university will be considered for direct admission to postgraduate diploma or masters programmes.
For Entry to MBA

Holders of a good bachelor degree from a recognised South American university and at least 3 years´ post-graduation work experience will be considered for direct admission to the MBA. Applicants must be at least 25 years old by the time the programme starts.
Sheffield International College

International College

Our International College provides pre-Masters programmes specifically designed for students seeking entry into the University of Sheffield.

Find out more about the International College

Postgraduate Research Programmes e.g. MPhil, PhD, PhD with Integrated Masters

Holders of a good bachelor and masters degree from a recognised South American university will be considered for direct admission to postgraduate research programmes.