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

Entry requirements


We require applicants to have completed the Cambridge Overseas Higher School Certificate. Applicants who have completed the Malawi School Certificate of Education will also be required to complete a Foundation Year (PUIC) programme or equivalent.


We require applicants to have completed a Bachelor degree from a recognised institution when studied for at least 4 years and in the following fields: Engineering, Law, Medicine/Surgery and Veterinary Science. We are also able to consider a Postgraduate Diploma.

Malawi Degree Classification - Percentage Malawi Degree classification - CGPA out of 4.00 Malawi Degree Classification  UK Degree Classification 
80% - 100%  3.60 - 4.00 First Class  1st 
70% - 79% 3.00 - 3.59 Upper Second Class / First Class 2:1
65% - 69% 2.50 - 2.99 Lower Second Class / Upper Second Class 2:2 

English language requirements

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