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

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. 
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Three smiling female students walking on campus

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.

Entry requirements

If you're from Malaysia and applying to study on an undergraduate course with us, you should offer good STPM and SPM grades in appropriate subjects. If you hold a Diploma or Higher Diploma from some institutions, you may be eligible for advanced standing, for example second, or final year entry. Contact us for more information at admissions@plymouth.ac.uk.
A level UCAS Tariff Comparable offer for STPM Comparable offer for STPM GPAout of 4.00 Comparable UEC offer
AAA 144 AAA 4.00 A
AAB 136 AAB 3.50
ABB 128 ABB 3.25
BBB 120 BBB 3.00 B
BBC 112 BBC 2.50
BCC 104 BCC 2.25
CCC 96 CCC 2.00 C

*UEC offer - 5 Grades minimum requirement.

We require applicants to have completed a bachelor degree from a recognised institution with the following classification:
Malaysian Degree Classification Malaysian Degree Classification - CGPA out of 4.00 Malaysian Degree Classification - Description UK Degree Classification
Class I 3.66 Excellent 1st
Class 2, Division I 3.10 Very Good 2:1
Class 2, Division II 2.40 Good/Redeemable 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. We also accept the Malaysian SPM - Advanced English 1119 (Cambridge O Level 1119 ) at grade 6 (C) or above for both our undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. 

Your University of Plymouth regional manager

We are based in Malaysia and on hand to answer any questions you might have about the University of Plymouth – contact us at sea.office@plymouth.ac.uk

  • Christine Tan, UoP Student Recruitment Manager

    Christine Tan

    Student Recruitment Manager

Agents in Malaysia

If you're a student in Malaysia and need more information on the University of Plymouth courses and lifestyle there is likely to be an agent near you who can help.
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Malaysia 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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Our students from Malaysia talk about what it's like to study in Plymouth...

Jordan Stephen, BSc (Hons) Electrical and Electronic Engineering student.

Jordan Stephen

Tiffany on her second year field trip

Tiffany Chai


Janessa - BSc (Hons) Dietetics

University of Plymouth student, Janessa, talks about her experience in applying to study in the UK and what led her to choose Dietetics in Plymouth.
Nur Roszi, MSc Coastal Engineering

Exploring the role of vegetation as a soft engineering method to reduce flooding

Nur Roszi used the COAST laboratory’s sediment wave flumes to research flood prevention methods for her final year MSc Coastal Engineering project.
"I’ve always wanted to be a coastal engineer and saw Plymouth’s MSc Coastal Engineering programme as the next step to take to excel in a future career as a coastal engineer. The programme has given me the opportunities to discover which area of study I wanted to pursue in my career, in the perfect location – ‘Britain's Ocean City'.
Plymouth Hoe (image courtesy of One Plymouth)
Tinside - Plymouth Hoe