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 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 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