If you’re from Myanmar and interested in studying in the UK, the University of Portsmouth is a great place to fulfil your ambitions. And if you’re ready to take the next step, we’re ready to help you get here.
On this page, you'll find information about where you can meet us in your region, what you need to do to apply for a course with us and contact details for our people in your area.
Entry requirements for students from Myanmar
If you're joining us from Myanmar, the entry requirements you need to meet will depend on the course you want to study.
We consider all applications we receive. However, to make sure you get the most out of your time studying with us and have the best chance of applying successfully, we recommend the following minimum qualifications:
If you take the Matriculation Examination, you'll usually need to do a foundation year before doing an undergraduate course such as a Bachelor's degree.
We recommend you take a foundation course at our associated college International College Portsmouth (ICP).
We'll consider you for admission onto an undergraduate course such as a Bachelor's degree if you have an Associate Degree/Diploma, from a local college or university.
Advanced entry requirements
We consider advanced entry to our undergraduate programme, if you hold a Diploma/Advanced Diploma/Higher Diploma with strong grades.You'll need a qualification from Pearson (EdExcel), ABE, NCC, other other internationally recognised qualifications.
For more details please contact one of our local representatives or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
You can also apply with:
- Please check your specific course page to find the exact number of points needed. Your A level grades should equal or exceed the total points required. You can use the UCAS Tariff Calculator to work out your total points.
- Some courses will require you to have studied specific subjects at A level. For example, to study a science course you will usually need to have achieved passing grades in scientific subjects at A level.
- A level points: A* = 56 A = 48 B = 40 C = 32 D = 24.
- Most courses will require between 24 and 31 points in the International Baccalaureate (IB), depending on the degree you apply for.
You must have studied relevant subjects and achieved strong grades.
You may be able to join an undergraduate course with other qualifications. We do consider qualifications from a range of sources. Contact us to find out more.
For entry to our postgraduate Master's programmes, you will need to have successful completion of a recognised Bachelor degree programme of at least 5 years.
Many of our postgraduate courses will ask for relevant work experience, and some will require you to have studied relevant subjects. Please see our courses for more details.
We do consider all applications on an individual basis, and certain courses may accept students onto a Master's programme with a lower level degree if they have relevant work experience. If you don't meet the postgraduate entry requirements, you can do a pre-Master's programme at International College Portsmouth (ICP) for many of our courses.
We'll consider you for a PhD if you have a good Master’s degree and submit a research proposal.
English language requirements
When you join us, it’s important that you can speak and understand English to the level that your course requires. The specific English language requirements will be on your chosen course page.We accept IELTS, IGCSE and several other certificates, but don’t worry if you're currently short of the standard required – we offer English Language Programmes that will get you to the necessary level.
What to do next
Our Global Officers are experts in helping students from Myanmar, like you, to apply to join us. Whatever you want to know, just ask.
Scholarships and Bursaries
As a student from Myanmar, you can apply for various scholarships and bursaries, including the International Alumni Referral Award, Goal Award and Chevening Scholarship. You can find more information about these on our funding page.
Representatives and agents
If you want to learn more about studying with us or you want help with your application, you can contact our South East Asia Office in Kuala Lumpur.
Alternatively, you can contact one of our official representatives in Myanmar:
AT&S (Advanced Technologies And Solutions)Building (5)
MICTDC (Myanmar Info-Tech)
Hlaing University Campus
Tel: (+95) 1-652-320 / (+95) 1-652-288
Events in Myanmar
Global Education Fair 2019
Date: Saturday 21 September 2019
Event type: Exhibition
Venue: Novotel Yangon Max
Location: Novotel Yangon Max, 459 Pyay Road Kamayut Tsp, Yangon, Myanmar
Kenny Kok (Recruitment Manager) from the University of Portsmouth will be attending the Global Education Fair 2019 in Yangon. Please visit our stand at the event to receive advice on studying at the University of Portsmouth.