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Entry Requirements

The University of Bradford welcomes applications from students from Bahrain for all study levels. The information provided below is intended as guidance only. If you are in any doubt please contact the Admissions Office. You should be aware that meeting the grade requirements specified does not necessarily guarantee admission as there may be additional requirements you need to satisfy.

If your qualification or grading scheme is not listed below, please contact the Admissions Office with details of your qualification and we can assess your eligibility. Please send copies of any certificates, transcripts and statements of results when you request an assessment of a qualification.


The University publishes entry requirements based on UCAS tariff points and these are shown on the individual course pages – please see our A-Z course listings

The table below shows how the University equates qualifications from your country to UCAS tariff points.

2017 entry

QualificationUCAS tariff points
136+120 - 13596 - 119International Certificate of Foundation Studies (80)

General Secondary Education Certificate/شهادة الثانوية العامة (Thanawaya)


n/a n/a 70%


The entry requirement for a postgraduate taught course is typically equivalent to a UK Second Class Honours Second Division (2:2). For individual course requirements, please see the course details in the A-Z course list.

The table below shows how the University equates qualifications from your country to UK degree classifications:

Qualification UK 1st Class UK 2:1 UK 2:2 Additional requirements

Bachelor Degree

3.5/4.0 3.0/4.0 2.5/4.0 n/a


University of Bradford Middle East and North Africa Regional Office (based in Dubai) 
Tel: +971 4 439 3694
Address: Block 13, G39 Dubai Knowledge Village,
P.O. Box 501723, Dubai



IDP Education Bahrain
Contact: Rashi Bhattacharya
Tel: +973 1710 2600
Address: Office 4122, West Tower,
Bahrain Financial Harbour,
King Faisal Highway, Manama,

Muharreq City

Global Vision for Academic Services
Address: Building 293, First Floor, Office 12
Sh. Mohammed Bin Salman Avenue, Muharreq City, Bahrain


Al Mawred Education Services (head office)
Contact: Naeema Balooshi
Tel: +973 17625567 / Mob: +973 39450571
Fax: +973 17625632
Address: P.O. Box 28406, Riffa, Bahrain

Al Mawred Education Services
Tel: +973 17625567 / Mob: +973 39450571
Fax: +973 17625632
Address: Najmar Center Building 1279,
First Floor, Flat 13, Road 4130, Block 941,
Riffa (Al Buhair), Bahrain