Scholarships and bursaries
Students from Mexico are eligible to receive our PassPort Bursary. The PassPort Bursary gives privately-funded students a 10% tution fee reduction for their first year of study at Portsmouth. It applies to all degree courses with fees of £10,500 and above. You do not need to apply for the PassPort Bursary - eligible applicants will be awarded automatically.
We are happy to consider overseas applications on a case by case basis. As a general guide:
Students with the Certificate of Preparatoria or Título Académico de Bachiller / Diploma de Bachiller, Título de Bachiller Tecnológico or Título de Técnico will usually be required to do a Foundation year before progressing to their undergraduate studies. Our Engineering foundation BEng (Hons) Engineering and Technology is delivered in our Faculty of Technology. Foundation programmes in all other subjects are delivered by our pathway provider, International College Portsmouth (ICP):
International College Portsmouth (ICP)
University of Portsmouth
Portsmouth PO1 2EG
Tel: +44 (0) 23 9284 8540
Fax: +44 (0) 23 9284 8541
The undergraduate minimum entry requirements for students with Mexican qualifications are:
- Students who have completed the Salida Lateral or Carrera Corta (2-3 years) leading to a Diploma or Titulo Técnico with GPA of over 70%, or
- Students who have successfully completed their first year at a recognised University may be exempt from Foundation programme and considered for admissions to year 1 of the Bachelors degree, if relevant subjects have been studied and strong grades achieved - minimum grades of 7 (70) or 8 (80).,or
- Good UK A-level Grades (This will be based on UCAS tariff point equivalency, including subject specific requirements where appropriate), or
- Between 24 and 31 points in the International Baccalaureate (IB), depending on the programme applied for.
Applicants with a Licenciatura, Ingeniería or Título Profesional (Bachelors degree standard) from a recognised University will be considered for Masters entry.
Typical minimum GPA requirements from GPA 7 or 70% (equivalent to a UK second-class honours degree) to 8 or 80% (equivalent to a UK first-class honours degree).
Please note that all applications are considered on an individual basis and students may be admitted to Master's programmes with a lower level degree if they have work experience relevant to the degree applied for. Pre-master programmes are available at ICP International College Portsmouth (ICP) for a number of courses.
Please visit our Graduate School pages for information on specific areas of research.
English Language requirements:
We accept IELTS, TOEFL, IGCSE and several other certificates. The required score will depend on your level of entry and your chosen course. Please visit English language requirements for more details. We offer Pre-sessional English language programmes for applicants who do not yet meet the required English level for entry onto our degree courses.
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If you would like to apply to study at the University of Portsmouth, please contact one of our representatives in Mexico:
Niza 46, 20 Pisa, Col Juarez Del. Cuauhte oc
C.P. 06600, Ciudad de Mexico, D.F.
Tel: 055 5207 1228
Contact: Miss Tannia Martinez or Miss Karen Maldonado
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com