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.

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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.

Find out more about the scholarships available

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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.

Your University of Plymouth Regional Contact

Your UoP Regional Student Recruitment Coordinator is Margaret Ajiduah.

Margaret is the University of Plymouth's Student Recruitment Coordinator for West Africa.

Margaret is based in Nigeria and is on hand to answer any questions you might have about applying to and studying at the University of Plymouth.



Margaret Ajiduah


Agents in Ghana

For more help and advice, get in touch with our agents in Ghana — they'll be happy to help!


Off Oxford Street, Behind SSNIT Hospital, Next door to Mama Mia Restaurant, Osu, Accra

42 Olusegun Obasanjo Way, 37 Hospital - Dzorwulu Highway, Accra

Opposite Banking Hall Ghana Commercial Bank, Inside Trade Fair Centre, La, Accra

Plymouth Hoe (image courtesy of One Plymouth)
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