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If you're thinking about coming to study at the University of Plymouth from Ghana, this page has all the information you need.
If you have any other questions, you can contact our team at, or by phoning +44 1752 588049.

International tuition fees

Fees for undergraduate courses and postgraduate taught programmes can be found in the 'fees, costs and funding' section of the relevant course webpage. 
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International scholarships

To reward outstanding achievement the University of Plymouth offers scholarship schemes to help towards funding your studies. You could get up to 50% off your tuition fees in your first year.

Entry requirements


We require applicants to have completed the West African Senior School Certificate with a minimum of C6 or above (in English and Maths) and the West African General Certificate of Education Advanced Level with good overall grades to be considered for first-year entry. The Ghanaian Higher National Diploma may also be considered for advanced entry on a case by case basis.

For applicants that do not meet these requirements, there are foundation options available via the University of Plymouth and our partner college on campus, University of Plymouth International College (UPIC).

A level  UCAS tariff   West African GCE A level 
AAA  144  AAA 
AAB  136  AAB 
ABB  128  ABB 
BBB  120  BBB 
BBC  112  BBC 
BCC  104  BCC 
CCC  96  CCC 


We require applicants to have completed the Ghanaian bachelor degree from a recognised institution with the following degree classification:

Ghanaian degree classification Ghanaian degree classification - Alternative name UK degree equivalent
1st First class 1st
2:1 Second class - upper division 2:1
2:2 Second class - lower division 2:2

English language requirements

A recognised English language qualification (e.g. WAEC, NECO, IELTS) would be required, or successful completion of one of the University's pre-sessional English Language courses.

Developing my expertise in hydrographic surveying

"The programme content motivated me to study at the University. It has all the necessary elements for effective and efficient development of the relevant expertise in hydrographic surveying."
Sebastian Botsyo came to Plymouth from Ghana to study MSc Hydrography.
Sebastian Botsyo
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