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Entry requirements

Academic entry requirements

for students coming from Brazil to ARU

For entry to a bachelor’s degree (year 1), we will consider the following qualifications:

  • A recognised foundation programme
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma 
  • International Advanced Levels (A Levels)
  • Certificade de Ensino Media plus one year at University of Brazil

For entry to a master’s degree, we will consider the following qualifications:

• A recognised pre-masters course

• Bacharel / Licenciado / Professional title (4 years or more) with 2.8+ on a scale of 1-4, or 7+ on a scale of 1-10

• Degrees from Federal Universities, Catholic Universities and certain State Universities and Courses rated A+B

For entry to a research degree, we will consider overseas qualifications equivalent to a UK Master’s degree. Please visit our postgraduate research pages for more information on the application requirements. 

The above is a guide only and not all qualifications are listed. There may be additional course requirements, such specific subjects or grades, a portfolio or an interview, for example. These requirements will be detailed on each individual course page.

If you don't hold one of the qualifications above then  ARU College can help. ARU College provides foundationfirst year and pre-masters courses, designed to prepare you for entry to your chosen degree.

English requirements

If English is not your first language you will need to be able to show you have the required level of English language. This is so we can ensure you'll be able to follow your course.

  • Our standard entry criteria for undergraduate courses is IELTS 6.0 or equivalent, with nothing lower than 5.5 in any of the four elements (listening, speaking, reading and writing).
  • Our standard entry criteria for postgraduate taught and postgraduate research courses is IELTS 6.5, with nothing lower than 5.5 in any of the four elements (listening, speaking, reading and writing).

If you don't meet our English language requirements, our Language Centre offers a range of courses which could help you achieve the level required for entry onto a degree course.

Our Language Centre also offers the English Language Proficiency Test (ELPT) in the UK and overseas. Check our events page for dates or contact our country managers for more information.

Fees and scholarships

We know that studying abroad is a huge investment. Find out more about fees, paying for university, and the support available:

How to apply

Here are some links to important information that will help you with your application to ARU:

Approved agents


Eduk Brasil Intercâmbio e Turismo

  • Location: Sao Paulo
  • Address: Rua Vergueiro, 1421, Sala 405, Vila Mariana, São Paulo
  • Telephone: + 55 041 3045-3181
  • Email:
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  • Location: Curitiba
  • Address: Interconnect Exchange Brasil, Av. Visconde De Guarapuava 5532, Curitiba, Parana 80240010
  • Telephone: +55 41 3018-3717
  • Email:
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Study Abroad UK

  • Location: Recife
  • Address: Avenida Fernando Simões Barbosa 22, Edificio Santo Antônio - Sala 102, Boa Viagem, Recife – Pe, 51020-39
  • Telephone:+44 (0) 1454-806111
  • Email:
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CP4 Cursos no Exterior / Traveller

  • Location: Rio de Janeiro
  • Address: Rua Visconde De Pirajá, 142/ 605 – Ipanema –, Rio De Janeiro, 22410
  • Telephone: +55 21 2247-9787
  • Email:
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Dri Viagens (M. T. C. de Godoy ME)

  • Address: Rua Treze De Maio, 255 Centro, Amparo - Sp, 13900-47
  • Telephone: +55 193807-2807
  • Email:
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LAE International São Paulo

  • Address: Av. Ibirapuera, 2907 - cj. 1224, (Junto al centro comercial Ibirapuera) Meoma, São Paulo - SP cep 04029-200
  • Telephone: +55 11 99994 4800
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LAE International Porto Alegre

LAE International Belo Horizonte





  • Address: Avenida Queiroz Filho, 1560 Condominio Vista Verde Office Torre Sabiá, sala 119 São Paulo

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