We require a Certificado de fim de Estudos Secundários (previously Certidão do Décimo Segundo Ano) or Diploma Nível Secundário de Educação / Certificado Nível Secundário de Educação when awarded after three years of study at the upper secondary level.
The marking scheme is on a scale of 0-20 where the minimum pass-mark is 10.
||Corresponding subject grades
||A = 18
||B = 16
||C = 14
We require a Diploma de Estudos Superiores Especializados – DESE or a Licenciado.
The grading scale ranges from 1-20, with 20 being the highest and 1 being the lowest. 10 is the minimum pass mark.
|Portuguese degree classification
||English translation or equivalent
||Muito bom com distincao
||Bom com distincao
English language requirements
We will not accept a Portuguese English language qualification as meeting our minimum English language proficiency requirements.Find out more about our English language requirements.
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