South Korea

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 Korean High School Diploma 고등학교 졸업장 / 고등학교 과정 수료증 or a High School Graduation Equivalency Examination and an International Foundation year or equivalent. 

Our partner college on campus, University of Plymouth International College (UPIC), offers a wide variety of foundation courses.


We require applicants to hold either a bachelor’s degree (Haksa 학사) with a high GPA (minimum 75%/2.8 GPA) or a master’s degree (Suksa 석사) from a prestigious Korean university. The Suksa is considered comparable to a British master's degree standard; please refer to the degree classification below:

South Korean Degree classification (mark)  South Korean Degree classification (letter)  South Korean Degree classification (GPA out of 4.5)  UK Degree equivalent
90–100 A/A+ 4.0/4.5 1st
80–89 B/B+ 3.0/3.5 2:1
75–79 C+ 2.5 2:2

English language requirements

A recognised English language qualification (e.g., IELTS) or successful completion of one of the University of Plymouth's pre-sessional English Language courses is required.

Agents in South Korea

For more help and advice, get in touch with our agents in South Korea — they'll be happy to help.

UK Edu Centre
Rm 403 Handuk Building., 11, Teheran-ro 7gil, Gangnamgu, Seoul, 06134, South Korea