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 Nigeria. 

If you need to know anything else, you can contact our team using the details below. 


To apply for a place on an undergraduate course from Nigeria, you should have obtained a good Senior Secondary School Certificate (SSSC) or a West African Senior School Certificate (WASSC) and an acceptable International Foundation Year or equivalent. Our partner college on campus, University of Plymouth International College (UPIC), offers a wide variety of foundation courses.


We require applicants to have completed a Nigerian bachelor degree with the following classification:

Nigerian degree classification - federal institution  UK degree equivalent 
1st 1st
2:1 2:1
2:2 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 of Plymouth's pre-sessional English language courses.


Here is some advice that may help you to prepare your finances ahead of your studies with the University of Plymouth. 

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Agents in Nigeria

If you're a student in Nigeria thinking of studying at the University of Plymouth then why not speak to an agent near you to find out more?

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