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


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

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.   

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Need more guidance? Contact our representative, Amelia Tang, 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) 2028821702

QQ: 964207742 

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9,910 km. 1 hour by taxi, 13 hours by plane, 6 hours by bus. From the busy and vibrant city of Hong Kong to the breezy, relaxing seaside city of Plymouth, England.

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