Central and South America

Falmouth University welcomes students from Central and South America. Join our vibrant creative community and become part of Falmouth University’s 120 year creative legacy.

Creativity knows no bounds, and neither do we.

As a student from Central and South America, you can expect support in choosing your course with us, applying, arriving, studying and living in Falmouth. Read about it on this page.

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Your dedicated Course Advisor

Meet Adriane Marriott-Mills, our dedicated advisor for Central and South America.

She can offer you 1-1 advice and guidance, introducing you to Falmouth, helping you choose a course and preparing you for applying.

 

Book a session with Adriane

Ways to study at Falmouth

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Undergraduate Study

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Postgraduate Study

Online or on-campus, you'll build your networks and expand your horizons in an environment of open i...

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Online Study

Harness Falmouth's expertise and industry connections in a way that works for you.

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Entry requirements

We accept a range of international and national qualifications. Select your country below for more information:

Undergraduate - BA(Hons) and BSc(Hons)

Academic requirements

English language requirements

  • Recognised Foundation Diploma
  • IB Diploma or IB Certificate with minimum 24 points
  • A-levels - typically 104-120 UCAS points
  • Successful completion of the USA High School Diploma (SAT/ACT tests and AP exams are not required)

Please see our English language requirements page

Postgraduate taught - MA and MSc

Academic requirements

English language requirements

  • Good honours Bachelor's degree or relevant experience (APEL)

Please see our English language requirements page

Postgraduate research - PhD

Academic requirements

English language requirements

  • Master's degree

Please see our English language requirements page

Undergraduate - BA(Hons) and BSc(Hons)

Academic requirements

English language requirements

  • Recognised Foundation Diploma
  • IB Diploma or IB Certificate with minimum 24 points
  • A-levels - typically 104-120 UCAS points
  • Successful completion of the USA High School Diploma (SAT/ACT tests and AP exams are not required)

Please see our English language requirements page

Postgraduate taught - MA and MSc

Academic requirements

English language requirements

  • Good honours Bachelor's degree or relevant experience (APEL)

Please see our English language requirements page

Postgraduate research - PhD

Academic requirements

English language requirements

  • Master's degree

Please see our English language requirements page

If the qualification you are doing is not listed, you can speak to your dedicated advisor Adriane who'll be able to chat to you about your options. You can find her email below:

E: adriane.marriottmills@falmouth.ac.uk 

If you're from a country where national qualifications do not give direct access to our degrees, we also accept a wide range of recognised international foundation qualifications including, but not limited to, those with whom the University has partnerships.

Take a look at our International Foundation Providers Partnerships page for a list of our partner organisations.

Our community and campuses

Explore our campuses

Falmouth University has two campuses which students from Central and South America may study on. Use the interactive virtual tour to check out our industry-standard facilities and beautiful surroundings.

Falmouth University is based in Cornwall, the South West of the UK. Cornwall is renowned for beautiful beaches, wild cliffs and a strong creative heritage.

We might not be a city, but when it comes to weird and wonderful events, we've got them. From arts festivals, to music and food, Cornwall has a strong identity and continues to inspire individuals in their creative journeys.

Falmouth University and the surrounding area is extremely safe and welcoming and has been named as the second safest university in the UK for many years running.  

Discover more about student life

Why Falmouth?

120 years' experience

For well over a century we have been been forging trail-blazing graduates and conscientious creators to make a better future.

Professional facilities & teaching excellence

Learn in industry standard facilities and get taught by professionally practicing lecturers.

Peerless connections and a vibrant community

Make the most of our impressive industry connections and thrive in our creative and inclusive community.

How we'll support you

As a student from Central and South America we'll support you in the following ways:

  • Guaranteed university-managed accommodation for all undergraduate international offer-holders that apply for accommodation on time
  • Dedicated international postgraduate accommodation (limited rooms on a first come, first served basis) 
  • Airport collection (charges apply) 
  • International café – a forum for all international students to access support and discuss issues of mutual interest 
  • Pre-arrival UK life and culture virtual sessions 
  • English language support available all academic year – help with speaking, pronunciation, academic writing, speaking etc. Group classes and 1:1 help available 
  • Careers and employability advice from day one of your studies 
  • Support from application to arrival, through study and beyond

Connect with our community

Ask a student

What better way to find out about life at Falmouth University than by asking our current students? From arriving in the UK, to course details, and settling in, our students are ready and available to answer any questions you might have.

Simply set up your account, send them a question and they'll get back to you within 24 hours.

Meet us in your country

You can also meet us in your country. Our team regularly travels internationally to meet with students all over the world.

Find out where our team is going next

 

Where could you go from Falmouth?

We're empowering next gen creatives

Our graduates are changing the future. From sustainable product design, to earth-conscious events, to powerful art installations telling essential stories, our graduates are changemakers and conscientious creators.

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04 April 2024

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Application support

We support applications from individuals from Central and South America. If you'd like to use an educational agent who can help you with your application and visa then click the drop-downs to find one in your country below:

Education Around the World
Email: info@educationatw.com
Web: educationatw.com

The Broad Club
Email: leonardo@thebroadclub.com
Web: thebroadclub.com

Education Around the World
Email: info@educationatw.com
Web: educationatw.com

The Broad Club
Email: leonardo@thebroadclub.com
Web: thebroadclub.com

Education Around the World
Email: info@educationatw.com
Web: educationatw.com

Global Study Partners

Email: admissions@globalstudypartners.com

Web: Globalstudypartners.com

Information Planet Sao Paulo
Email: thalita.peron@informationplanet.com.br
Web: informationplanet.com.br

OK Student
Email: info@okstudent.com

Studiin
Email: info@studiin.com
Web: studiin.com

The Broad Club
Email: leonardo@thebroadclub.com
Web: thebroadclub.com 

Education Around the World
Email: panama@educationatw.com
Web: educationatw.com

Education Around the World
Email: info@educationatw.com
Web: educationatw.com

The Broad Club
Email: leonardo@thebroadclub.com
Web: thebroadclub.com

Education Around the World
Email: info@educationatw.com
Web: educationatw.com

Global Study Partners

Email: admissions@globalstudypartners.com

Web: Globalstudypartners.com

Information Planet
Email: diego.chaparro@informationplanet.co
Web: informationplanet.com.co

SI-UK
Email: bogota@studyin-uk.com
Web: studyin-uk.com

The Broad Club
Email: leonardo@thebroadclub.com
Web: thebroadclub.com

Education Around the World
Email: info@educationatw.com
Web: educationatw.com

The Broad Club
Email: leonardo@thebroadclub.com
Web: thebroadclub.com

Education Around the World
Email: info@educationatw.com
Web: educationatw.com

Information Planet
Email: basma.ihmaidan@informationplanet.com.ve
Web: informationplanet.com.ve

Education Around the World
Email: info@educationatw.com
Web: educationatw.com

The Broad Club
Email: leonardo@thebroadclub.com
Web: thebroadclub.com

Education Around the World
Email: info@educationatw.com
Web: educationatw.com

The Broad Club
Email: leonardo@thebroadclub.com
Web: thebroadclub.com

Education Around the World
Email: info@educationatw.com
Web: educationatw.com

The Broad Club
Email: leonardo@thebroadclub.com
Web: thebroadclub.com

Across the Pond
Email: info@studyacrossthepond.com
Web: studyacrossthepond.com

Education Around the World
Email: info@educationatw.com
Web: educationatw.com

Global Study Partners

Email: admissions@globalstudypartners.com

Web: Globalstudypartners.com

Information Planet
Email: paola.vazquez@informationplanet.com.mx
Web: informationplanet.com.mx

SI-UK
Email: mexico@studyin-uk.com
Web: studyin-uk.com/mexico

The Broad Club
Email: leonardo@thebroadclub.com
Web: thebroadclub.com

Education Around the World
Email: info@educationatw.com
Web: educationatw.com

Education Around the World
Email: info@educationatw.com
Web: educationatw.com

The Broad Club
Email: leonardo@thebroadclub.com
Web: thebroadclub.com

Education Around the World
Email: info@educationatw.com
Web: educationatw.com

The Broad Club
Email: leonardo@thebroadclub.com
Web: thebroadclub.com

Education Around the World
Email: info@educationatw.com
Web: educationatw.com

Global Study Partners

Email: admissions@globalstudypartners.com

Web: Globalstudypartners.com

The Broad Club
Email: leonardo@thebroadclub.com
Web: thebroadclub.com

Education Around the World
Email: info@educationatw.com
Web: educationatw.com

The Broad Club
Email: leonardo@thebroadclub.com
Web: thebroadclub.com

Apply directly or through UCAS

You can also choose to apply either directly with us or through UCAS depending on your course. We'll support you every step of the way. Find out about your application journey and further support on our international apply page.

Go to international apply page
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Got more questions?

Speak to our dedicated Europe advisor, Adriane Marriott-Mills, by emailing adriane.marriottmills@falmouth.ac.uk or booking a video session. Adriane can offer you 1-1 support throughout your application journey.

Book an appointment
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