We've tried to provide all the information you will need if you are thinking about coming to study at the University of Plymouth from Ghana. If you need to know anything else, you can contact our team using the details below. 


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

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.


Contact our agents in Ghana for advice and more information:

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

Globe Educational Center

C14 Star Avenue, Quennel House, Kokomlemle, Accra, Ghana

Preparation for Life
2nd Floor Blueberry Mall Building, Anmada Street, near Shaka Zulu Restaurant, Olusegun Obasanjo Way, PMB L36, Accra  

The Orangery, 169/4A, Otswe Street, Tedzii Ashieshi La, Osu Nyaniba, (Behind the Methodist Church, Rev. Peter Kewi Dagadu) Accra