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 Uganda. 

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


We require applicants to have completed a Ugandan Advanced Certificate of Education (UACE) OR an East African Advanced Certificate of Education OR a Cambridge Overseas Higher School Certificate (COHSC). 

For applicants who do not meet the above requirements, there are foundation options available via the University of Plymouth and University of Plymouth International College (UPIC)

UCAS Tariff A level UACE alphabetical UACE numerical
56 A*    
48 A A 1 - 2
40 B B 3 - 4
32 C C 5 - 6
24 D D 7
16 E E 8


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

Ugandan degree classification - GPA out of 5.00  Ugandan degree classification - description UK degree equivalent
4.31 - 5.00 Class I 1st
4.00 - 4.30 Class II, Upper 2.1
3.00 - 3.90 Class II, Lower 2.2

English language

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


Need more advice and guidance? Our partners in Uganda can help. Contact them using these details.

S3 Education Uganda Office
Plot # 48, Windsor Crescent, (Near Metropole Hotel)
Kololo, Kampala

Uniserv Education
SM Chambers, Plot 14, Hannington Road, Opp. Kampala Serena, Near Barclays Bank

Si_UK Uganda
Kagga House - Bugolobi, 1st Floor, Plot 2, PO Box 6962, Kampala