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Latin America and Caribbean

Durham University is a globally outstanding centre of teaching and research excellence, with over one third of our students coming from an international background.

Currently we have over 100 students from across Latin America and the Caribbean
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Support for Applicants

We understand that it can be challenging knowing where to start when applying to an overseas University. At Durham there is a wide range of support available to students who live in Latin American & Caribbean and are considering applying to Durham. We have a dedicated team who are on hand to answer any questions you have. 

 

Information for Latin American & Caribbean Applicants

Meet your Representatives

Get in touch with the Latin America and Caribbean Student Recruitment Team

Events

See our upcoming events to find out more about Durham
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Caribbean Entry Requirements

Academic entry requirements for applicants from the Caribbean
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Academic entry requirements for Latin America

Academic entry requirements for Latin America
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English Language Requirements

English Language requirements for applicants from Latin America and Caribbean
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Scholarships

Our scholarships support students from around the world
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International Study Centre

If you do not meet the direct requirements, you have the option to study pathway programmes at the Durham University International Study Centre. Find out more.
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Latin America and Caribbean Partnerships

Find out more about our partnerships in Latin America and Caribbean
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Meet your Representatives

The Latin America and Caribbean student recruitment team are there to help with any aspect of the application process. They would be happy to hear from you to assist with any questions you have. 

Ana-Maria Costea - International Officer

Ana-Maria is responsible for international student recruitment across Latin America and Caribbean
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Agent Enquires

For agent enquiries, contact international.agent@durham.ac.uk
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Latin America & Carribean Events

Meet the team at a recruitment event near you or online and find out more about Durham. 

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University student
I really like the college system and the vast international community. Being able to study abroad is a unique opportunity and to be able to be part of this university makes it all worth it."

David Alejandro Palacios Gómez,
PhD Engineering, from Mexico

 

 

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Visit Durham University

You can book one of our personalised Campus Visits to find out more about our academic degree programmes and student life on campus. Visits start with a presentation from a member of staff from the International Office, followed by a guided tour from one of our student ambassadors.

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Argentina

Undergraduate

Título de Bachiller is not suitable for direct entry. We require students to complete an alternative qualification or a foundation programme for direct entry.

Applicants who have successfully completed Year 1 of their undergraduate degree at good, recognised Argentinian institutions with good grades could also be considered for direct entry on a case-by-case basis.

Postgraduate

A Título/Grado de Licenciado/a / Título de [subject area] with a GPA of 7.5 or better.

 

Bolivia

Undergraduate

Diploma de Bachiller is not suitable for direct entry. We require students to complete an alternative qualification or a foundation programme for direct entry.

Applicants who have successfully completed Year 1 of their undergraduate degree at good, recognised Bolivian institutions with good grades could also be considered for direct entry on a case-by-case basis.

Postgraduate

A Licenciatura after 4 or more years of study with a GPA of 75% or better.

 

Brazil

Undergraduate

The Certificado de Ensino Médio is not suitable for direct entry. We require students to complete an alternative qualification or a foundation programme for direct entry.

Applicants who have successfully completed Year 1 of their undergraduate degree at good, recognised Brazilian institutions with good grades could also be considered for direct entry on a case-by-case basis.

Postgraduate

A Bacharel or Licenciatura (4 years or more) with a GPA or 7.5 or better.

 

Chile

Undergraduate

The Licencia de Educación/Enseñanza Media is not suitable for direct entry. We require students to complete an alternative qualification or a foundation programme for direct entry.

Applicants who have successfully completed Year 1 of their undergraduate degree at good, recognised Chilean institutions with good grades could also be considered for direct entry on a case-by-case basis.

Postgraduate

A Licenciatura after 4 or more years of study, with a GPA of 5 or better.

A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent (after 4 or more years of study) with a GPA of 5.5 or better.

 

Colombia

Undergraduate

The Titulo de Bachiller is not suitable for direct entry. We require students to complete an alternative qualification or a foundation programme for direct entry, please visit our Durham University International Study Centre website for more information.

Applicants who have successfully completed Year 1 of their undergraduate degree at good, recognised Colombian institutions with good grades could also be considered for direct entry on a case-by-case basis.

Postgraduate

A Licenciatura obtained after 4 or more years of study at a recognised university with a cumulative GPA of 3.8 or better.

 

 

Cuba

Undergraduate

Título de Bachiller is not suitable for direct entry. We require students to complete an alternative qualification or a foundation programme for direct entry (please visit our Durham University International Study Centre website for more information).

Applicants who have successfully completed Year 1 of their undergraduate degree at good, recognised Cuban institutions with good grades could also be considered for direct entry on a case-by-case basis.

Postgraduate

A Licenciatura after 4 or more years of study with a score of B, 80 or 4 (or better).

 

Mexico

Undergraduate

The Bachillerato is not suitable for direct entry. We require students to complete an alternative qualification or a foundation programme for direct entry, please visit our Durham University International Study Centre website for more information.

Applicants who have successfully completed Year 1 of their undergraduate degree at good, recognised Mexican institutions with good grades could also be considered for direct entry on a case-by-case basis.

Postgraduate

A Licenciatura obtained after 4 or more years of study at a recognised university with a promedio of 8 or better.

 

Peru

Undergraduate

Certificado de Educación Secundaria Común Completa is not suitable for direct entry. We require students to complete an alternative qualification or a foundation programme for direct entry (please visit our Durham University International Study Centre website for more information).

Applicants who have successfully completed Year 1 of their undergraduate degree at good, recognised Peruvian institutions with good grades could also be considered for direct entry on a case-by-case basis.

Postgraduate

A Grado Académico de Bachiller/Título de Licenciado/Título (Profesional) de [subject area] with a GPA of 14 or better (and 13 or better for certain universities).

 

 

 

Caribbean Entry Requirements

Caribbean

Undergraduate

Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examination (CAPE) A*A*A Grade I in at least three 2-Unit courses.
A*AA Grade I in at least three 2-Unit courses.
AAA Grade I in at least three 2-Unit courses.
AAB Grade I in at least two 2-Unit courses and Grade II in an additional 2-Unit course.
ABB

Grade I in at least one 2-Unit course and Grade II in two additional 2-Unit courses.