The University of Warwick is pleased to welcome over 3,300 students from Europe, Russia and Central Asia each year. We currently have 72 students from Portugal studying with us. All the information you need on making your application to Warwick can be found below. If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to get in touch with us.
Individual Counselling Appointments - If you'd like to arrange to have a private one to one appointment, please click here for more information
Warwick IFP: The Diploma de Ensino Secundario is accepted for direct entry to undergraduate study.
UndergraduateLink opens in a new window: Typically we require the Diploma de Ensino Secundario with a minimum of 17 to 19 overall
PostgraduateLink opens in a new window: Typically we require a Diploma de Estudos Superiores Especializados (DESE) or Licenciado. A score of 16-17 from a well ranked institution is considered comparable to a UK 2.1, while a score of 14-15 is considered comparable to a UK 2.2.
You need to demonstrate a required level of English language proficiency to meet the entry requirements for Warwick. Please see more here.
Visa Information for Portgual
Immigration summary for nationals of Portugal
The immigration summary below is for nationals of Portugal applying from their home country. If you are a national of another country but living in Portugal, please contact your local visa application centre for further advice or refer to the UK Visa and Immigration website. The information provided should be used as guidance only. It has been taken from the UK Visas and Immigration website, which should be referred to in all immigration matters.
When completing the Tier 4 (General) Student online application, you will be asked to provide an approximate date of travel and the postal code for the address where you will stay once in the UK. Your CAS will contain information as to how to use the ACL code to have your BRP card delivered to the University of Warwick (if you do not use the code, your BRP card will be delivered to a designated Post Office nearest to the post code provided). Your 30-day travel visa will be valid 7 days before the 'expected date of travel' you put on your visa application form, and you can arrive in the UK up to 1 month prior to your course start date. The Home Office decision letter will provide information on the full length of your visa, and details of where to collect the residence permit. You should carry this letter in hand luggage when you travel to the UK.
You can find more information about how to prepare for a Student Visa application, including how to complete the online application form, what documents to prepare, and what documents to submit here: www.warwick.ac.uk/immigration/tier4
Is a visa required?
If you want to study in the UK, you must obtain a Student Visa under the points-based system before you travel here.
From 1 January 2021, if you have not previously been granted Settled or Pre-settled status under the EU Settlement Scheme, you will be subject to immigration control in order to study in the UK
Please click on the following link and read the guidance provided: EEA Nationals | Brexit (warwick.ac.uk)
Is a Tuberculosis (TB) certificate required?
No, not required.
Am I considered a ‘low risk’ national by the UK Home Office?
Yes. Low risk nationals applying for a Tier 4 visa from their country of nationality (or in the UK) are not required to submit evidence of English language certificate, academic qualification, financial evidence and evidence of previous UK study (if any). You should, however, still prepare these documents in the event that they are requested by the Home Office UKVI. Please find more information here.
Are you applying with dependants?
If you are considering bringing your family to Warwick, you should read this guidance www.warwick.ac.uk/immigration/dependants/
If you require further guidance or information, including advice on what to do if your visa is refused, please see www.warwick.ac.uk/immigration
Visits to your country
The University of Warwick typically visits Europe, Russia and Central Asia each year. Future visits will be advertised here when available.
Visiting the UK? We would be delighted to welcome you to an Open Day, or Independent Campus Visit on request (webform and details here).
ScholarshipsWe offer a range of scholarships for EU and International applicants. You can find a further information on those on our Scholarships website. All fees for Home/EU and International students are listed here You can also find information on living costs here.
The Portuguese-Speaking SocietyLink opens in a new window and European SocietyLink opens in a new window are just two of 300+ clubs and societies at Warwick. Our active global student community runs Sports Clubs and Student Societies that are open to all. You can deepen academic debates, pursue student-led action and campaigning, broaden your cultural horizons, take up new hobbies and sports, stage performances, cultivate your networks and career planning, or simply make friendships that could last a lifetime. You can find the full list of clubs and societies here.
If you want to read more about Warwick, the application process and student life, direct from our students, please visit the links below.
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Applying to Warwick
The University of Warwick does not have representation in Portugal. You may find the Education UK global website useful for information on studying in the UK.
Apply for Undergraduate DegreesLink opens in a new window via UCAS or apply Direct for our International FoundationLink opens in a new window or Postgraduate DegreesLink opens in a new window.
Arriving at Warwick
For guidance on arriving at the University of Warwick, including information on Airport transfers, please view our Welcome to Warwick pages.
Contact the Europe Team
Questions about studying with us? Stephen Soanes and Donna Corcoran are your dedicated contacts for Portugal.
You can connect with us by email, phone, or 25-minute online counselling appointments on request (see details here). For quick questions and specific admissions enquiries, our wider team run regular live chats.