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Applying from Vietnam?

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

If you’re from Vietnam 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 Vietnam

If you're joining us from Vietnam, 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:

Foundation courses

If you have completed Year 11 with an overall GPA of at least 6.5, you'll 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).

Undergraduate courses

If you've successfully completed your Secondary School (Year 12), we'll consider you for admission onto an undergraduate course via ICP's Stage 2 programme.

You can also 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.

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.

Postgraduate courses

For entry to our postgraduate Master's programmes, you'll usually need to have a Bachelor's degree with a GPA of at least 6.5 from a recognised Higher Education institution.

Relevant work experience is required for several postgraduate courses, and some will require you to have studied relevant subjects. Please see our courses for more details.

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 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 Vietnam, like you, to apply to join us. Whatever you want to know, just ask.

Scholarships and Bursaries

As a student from Vietnam, you may be eligible for a scholarship. You can find out what is available to you on our funding pages

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 Vietnam:

Agents in Vietnam


10 Ngo Gia Tu St
Hai Chau District
Da Nang City 550000

Tel: (+84) 1900-6955
Email: info.danang@idp.com

Website: idp.com/vietnam

Vietnam Intellectual Services Co. (VISCO)

433 Phan Chu Trunh Str
Hai Chau District

Tel: (+84) 511-355-2596
Email: viscodn@visco.edu.vn

Website: visco.edu.vn


Hanoi Branch

Floor 2
Toserco Building
273 Kim Ma
Ba Dinh District

Contact Person: Ms. Julie Doan
Tel: (+84) 24-3771-3561
Email: hanoi@gse.edu.vn

Website: gse.edu.vn

HNG Education

12th Floor
Hong Ha Center
25 Ly Thuong Kiet
Hoan Kiem
Hanoi 100000

Tel: (+84) 9-1447-6543
Email: hung.ngo@hng.edu.vn


53A Le Van Huu Street
Hai Ba Trung District

Tel: (+84) 24-3943-9739
Email: info.hanoi@idp.com

Website: idp.com/vietnam

ILSE Consulting and Developing Co. , Ltd.

6th Floor, Hanoi Centerpoint
27 Le Van Luong
Thanh Xuan

Tel: (+84) 24-3555-8161 | (+84) 904-86-0081
Email: info@ilse.edu.vn

Website: ilse.edu.vn

Intellectual Development Company (INDEC)

No 474 Xa Dan Street
Dong Da District

Tel: (+84) 24-7305-3355
Email: info@indec.vn

Website: indec.vn

ISC-Intake Hanoi West

8th Floor
Daeha Building
360 Kim Ma

Tel: (+84) 4-3792-5288
Email: hanoiwest@isc-intake.com

ISC-Intake Hanoi Central Office

1st Floor
Phu Dien Building
83A Ly Thuong Kiet
Hoan Kiem
Hanoi 10000

Tel: (+84) 4-3941-1906
Email: hanoi@isc-intake.com

Website: isc-ukeas.com 

JackStudy Abroad

Floor 2nd
Platinum Residences
6 Nguyen Cong Hoan Street
Ba Dinh District

Tel: (+84) 906 263 896
Email: loc.nguyen@jackstudy.vn

Website: jackstudy.vn

Kings Study

4th Floor, KingStudy Building
No. 7 Alley 178/1 Thai Ha
Trung Liet, Dong Da

Tel: (+84) 056 999 9595
Email: info@kingstudy.vn

Website: kingstudy.vn

Royal Education

A101, Building M3-M4
91A Nguyen Chi Thanh Street

Tel: (+84) 24-6266-3356
Email: director@royaledu.vn

Website: royaledu.vn

SI-UK Hanoi

4th flr, 54-56 Tue Tinh St.
Hai Ba Trung Dist.

Tel: +84 24 3972 6849
Email: hanoi@studyin-uk.com

Website: studyin-uk.vn

Vietduong International Education Development Company

No.16, Alley 9 Hoang Cau
Dong Da

Tel: (+84) 2437623793

Dong Thinh Consulting Co.Ltd

21G Nguyen Van Troi
Phu Nhuan District
Ho Chi Minh City

Tel: +84 (0) 945 148 581
Email: giang.pham@dongthinh.co.uk

Website: dongthinh.co.uk 


255 Nguyen Dinh Chieu, Ward 5
District 3, HCMC

Contact person: Mr. Harry Ngo
Tel: (+84) 28-3820-7759
Email: hochiminh@gse.edu.vn

Website: gse.edu.vn


36 Mac Dinh Chi Street
District 1
Ho Chi Minh City

Tel: (+84) 8-3910-4205
Email: info.hcmc@idp.com

Website: idp.com/vietnam


5th Floor
35 Mac Dinh Chi
Da Kao Ward
District 1
Ho Chi Minh City

Tel: (+84) 8-3824-6622
Email: hochiminh@isc-intake.com

Website: isc-intake.com

Quoc Anh Iec Co. Ltd (HCMC)

Ground & 1st Floor Ha Phan Building,
17-19 Ton That Tung Street
District 1,
Ho Chi Minh City

Tel: (+84) 8-3925-0945 / (+84) 3925-3980 (ext.606)
Mobile: (+84) 91-361-4654 Fax: (84-8) 3925-0944 Email: tuyet.huynh@quocanh.edu.vn 

Website: https://www.quocanh.edu.vn/

Sea Education Consultants Co., Ltd.

Level 12
Block A2
Viettel Complex Building
No. 285, Cach Mang Thang 8 Street
Ward 12
Dist. 10

Tel: (+84) 28-7302-8014
Email: lanphuong.kat@seaeducation.co.uk

Website: seaeducation.co.uk

SI-UK Ho Chi Minh City

3rd flr, 172 Bui Thi Xuan St.
Dist. 1 
Ho Chi Minh City

Tel: +84 28 3929 3998
Email: hochiminh@studyin-uk.com

Website studyin-uk.vn

Glolink Co. Ltd

9th Floor, HUD Building
159 Dien Bien Phu Street
Ward 15, Binh Thanh District
Ho Chi Minh City

Tel: (+84) 934 188 597
Email: tuvanduhoc@glolink.edu.vn

Hands On - BEO

Huy Son Building
8th Floor
7-9-11 Mai Thi Luu Street
Da Kao Ward
Dist. 1
HCMC 7000000

Tel: +84 (0) 28 2200 0580
Email: info.hcm@handson-beo.com

Website: handson-beo.com

Events in Vietnam

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

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