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If you're thinking about coming to study at the University of Plymouth from China, this page has all the information you need.
If you have any other questions, you can contact our team at, or by phoning +44 1752 588049.

Account name: 英国普利茅斯大学

Account no: universityofplymouth

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International tuition fees

Fees for undergraduate courses and postgraduate taught programmes can be found in the 'fees, costs and funding' section of the relevant course webpage. 

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

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Entry requirements


To apply for our undergraduate courses you'll need good grades in your 高中毕业证书 Senior High School Graduation Examination and the 高考 Chinese University Entrance Examination (Gaokao) for admission to year 1. 

Applicants who have completed the 专科毕业证书 Graduation Certificate - Specialist/Sub-degree (Zuanke) level (also known as the 大专 Dazhuan) will be considered for final year (top-up) entry. We generally require an overall 70% grade or above but this will vary depending on the institution. Contact us for more information:

If you're a high school leaver, our partner college on campus, University of Plymouth International College (UPIC), offers a wide variety of foundation courses.  

A level UCAS tariff Gaokao - percentage  Gaokao - overall grade  Gaokao - GPA 
AAA 144 90 – 100 A 4.0
BBB 120 78 – 81 B 3.0
CCC 96 70 – 71 C 2.0


For postgraduate programmes, you'll need either a bachelor's degree (with high grades), a masters degree from a ranked Chinese university or a good honours degree from a British university. 

Chinese degree classification - prestigious institution Chinese degree classification - non-prestigious institution Chinese degree classification - college institution UK degree equivalent
80% 85% 90% 1st
75% 80% 85% 2:1
70% 75% 80% 2:2

English language requirements

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


Need more guidance? Contact our representative in China for advice.
China Main Office
Room A37, Floor 10, Block B 
Zhonghua International Centre
33 Zhongshan 3 Road, Yuexiu District
Guangzhou, Guangdong
Tel: 0086 (0)20 83513112
QQ: 964207742
WeChat: uniofplymouth_china 
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Find us on WeChat

Join us on WeChat by using using the account details below or scan our QR code.

Account name:  英国普利茅斯大学

Account no: universityofplymouth

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Chinese articulation partners
The University of Plymouth has many articulation partners all around the world, with whom the University recognises specific credit and advanced standing to students completing a named programme, allowing articulation to an appropriate programme at Plymouth. 
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Find out what our students think

Our student profiles offer the chance to hear from international students who have already experienced living and studying in Plymouth.

Read what our students from China have to say about studying with us!

Wai Chun Wong
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