We require applicants to have completed a Senior Certificate (with matriculation endorsement) with minimum grades BBBCC or a National Senior Certificate with minimum grades of 66655 or above.
If you have not achieved these results, you should supplement your Senior Certificate with an 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 Bachelor's (Honours) degree from a recognised institution when awarded after four years of study with the following criteria:
| South African classification
|| South African classification – percentage
|| UK Degree equivalent
| First Class
|| 75% – 100%
| Second Class, Division One
|| 70% – 74%
| Second Class, Division Two
|| 60% – 69%
English language requirements
To be accepted onto a degree course with us you must have a suitable English language qualification. The tables below show the minimum English language requirements for standard courses at RQF 6 (degree level) and above.
Some courses have English language requirements that are higher than those shown below, please check the relevant course for details.
What if I don't meet the requirements?
If you don't think you will be able to meet these requirements you may be able to join a pre-sessional English language course offered by our English Language Centre. Please note to study a pre-sessional English language course UKVI require Tier 4 visa holders to take a Secure English Language Test (SELT) at a UKVI approved test centre (details of approved SELTs).