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The university has a long history of accepting students from Mexico on to a range of courses.

Students who join Northumbria University will enjoy teaching that is both research informed and practice led, with strong links to industry and professional bodies. Many of our programmes are professionally accredited and give students opportunities to directly engage with real world projects and challenges. Our campuses are designed to provide you with a vibrant and friendly environment in which to study and live so that you have the support you need in order to make the most of your time with us.

For details on our English Language Requirements and Pre-Sessional Courses visit our English Language Centre pages.

Although some courses have specific requirements for entry, Northumbria will consider any qualification for entry to its courses.


For entry to: You will need: Grade Required:
International Foundation Programme Bachillerato

Bachillerato with a minimum grade of 6

Undergraduate Salida Lateral or Carrera Corta leading to a Diploma or Título Técnico (after 2-3 years study) 7.5 / 75%
Postgraduate Licenciatura 7.5 or 75% for courses requiring a UK 2:2 equivalent

8.0 or 80% for courses requiring a UK 2:1 equivalent
Graduate Certificate Licenciatura 6 or 60%

Please note these are general entry guidelines. Actual requirements may vary depending on your chosen course of study and certain courses may have specific or additional entry requirements, full details can be found on our course directory. Decisions for entry will also be based on personal statements, previous study information and not just your final course grading.

Ale (as she likes to be called) is originally from Santiago de Chile and moved to Newcastle in November 2013. She participated in the Amity Institute exchange programme in South Carolina, USA as an undergraduate student at Universidad de Chile and then became an academic of TESOL and Linguistics at Universidad Católica de Chile.Alejandra Vicencio - Brazil , Latin America

Ale has been working in international education since 2004 and founded a Spanish immersion school in Santiago in 2008. For Northumbria she is in charge of partnerships and collaboration in terms of student and academic mobility, international agents and sponsored students.  Ale is also the leader on the Brazilian Science without Borders programme and recruitment activity in Latin America.

Ale has been promoting links with Latin America in the UK for 5 years and participates actively in different groups, such as The Latin America Community of Practice with the International Unit. She is a member of Northern Counties Club in Newcastle and Northern Lead for the Anglo-Chilean Society in the UK.

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