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Entry requirements for Chilean students

This is a guide to the normal entry requirements, assuming you’ve followed the Chilean education system. An admissions tutor will study your application, so make sure you include your academic background and personal information when you apply.

Entry requirements vary depending on what sort of course you’re coming to BU to study.

  • BU International College Foundation Certificates
    You can undertake a Foundation Certificate before going on to an undergraduate course if you have a Licencia de Educación Média or Técnico de Nível Médio and a minimum of IELTS (Academic) 5.0.
  • Undergraduate courses
    You can apply to study a Bachelor's degree from year one if you hold an International Foundation Certificate, a Técnico Superior/Técnico Universitário, or a Título de Bachiller/Bachillerato (with a minimum of two years of study)
  • Top-up courses
    You can apply for a Top-up course if you have a Título de Bachiller/Bachillerato with three or more years of study in a relevant subject. Mature students may be considered with a combination of lower-level qualifications plus relevant work experience.
  • Postgraduate courses
    You can apply for a postgraduate taught course if you have a Grado de Licenciado or Título Professional (with four years of study), or a Título de Professional Especialista.
  • Research programmes
    You need to be a Magíster to apply for entry onto a postgraduate research programme at BU.

You can find more information about English language requirements for entry to BU on our English language requirements page.

If you need help with your visa or want more information about the immigration process, you can find it on our immigration information page.