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Applying from Romania?

Here's all the information you need to study with us

If you’re from Romania 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 Romania

If you're joining us from Romania, 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:

Undergraduate courses

If you've completed a recognised foundation course, or you have a Diploma de Bacalaureat with an average grade of 8, we'll consider you for admission onto an undergraduate course such as a Bachelor's degree. You must have studied relevant subjects and achieved strong grades.

If you don't have a Diploma de Bacalaureat, you can apply with:

A levels

  • 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.

International Baccalaureate

  • Most courses will require between 24 and 31 points in the International Baccalaureate (IB), depending on the degree you apply for.

If you have a High National Diploma (HND) or Higher Diploma you can apply for advanced entry onto a relevant undergraduate programme.

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.

Postgraduate courses

For entry to our postgraduate Master's programmes, you'll usually need to have a Diploma de Licenta / Diploma de Inginer with a score of 7/10 or above from a recognised Higher Education institution.

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.

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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 English from the Diploma de Bacalaureat, as long as you have achieved a minimum score of 6/10 (equivalent to IELTS 6.0).

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

Ready to start your adventure with us? Whether you know which degree course you want to do or not, get in touch with us now or meet us at an event near you to discuss your next steps.

Our Global Officers are experts in helping students from Romania, like you, to apply to join us. Whatever you want to know, just ask.

Fees and Funding

As an EU student, if you have achieved a first class honours degree and accept an offer on a Master's course before 28 June 2019, you could get £3,000 off your course tuition fee with our Master's Scholarship for new students.

The UK Department for Education has announced that students from countries within the European Union and enrolling in English universities in 2019-2020, will pay the same tuition fees as UK students and remain eligible for financial support for the duration of their courses.

You'll be able to study with us in the 2019-2020 academic year with a guarantee of a student loan for the whole of your studies and this status will last for the duration of your degree.

You can find more information about our fees and funding on our funding page.

Representatives and agents

If you want to learn more about studying with us or you want help with your application, contact one of our official representatives in Romania

Agents in Romania


Strada Coltei Nr 8
Etaj 2
Sector 3

Contact: Adina Cristescu
Tel:  +40 745 632 464


Integraledu Romania

1st floor
41 General Gh. Magheru Boulevard
Sector 1

Contact person: Ana Maria Papp
Tel: (+40) 21-311-0572


Study Abroad Advising Centre

Strada Caimatei Nr. 20, Etaj 2
Sector 2

Contact person: Marilena Niță
Tel: (+40) 751-010-482


Edmundo - A World of Education (Educativa)

Strada Colței Nr. 8
Sectorul 3
Cod Postal 030246

Contact person: Adina Cristescu
Tel: (+40) 318-142-920


AHZ Associates

Strada Primariei
Cod Postal 410209



Str. Stefan Zweig nr. 10A, Etaj 1, cod postal 410515
Oradea, jud. Bihor, 

Tel: (+40) 359 432 033


Piața Victoriei
Nr. 1, Et. 1, Ap. 9
Cod Poștal

Contact: Adina Cristescu
Tel:  +40 745 632 464



Strada Păcurari nr. 110 et. 3 (lângă Şcoala "Petru Poni")
Cod Poștal

Contact: Adina Cristescu
Tel:  +40 745 632 464


Events in Romania

We don't have any current events planned in Romania, but we do plan regular events so check back here often for more information.

You can also contact us, or speak to an agent in your region for more assistance. 

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