Sri Lanka

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 Sri Lanka. 

If you need to know anything else, please contact our team.


We require applicants to have completed three Sri Lankan General Certificate of Education (Advanced Level) qualifications, obtained at the conclusion of the pre-University course. Applicants who have completed other qualifications will be required to have completed a Foundation Year programme with our University of Plymouth International College (UPIC) or an equivalent course.


We require applicants to hold either a professional degree or a bachelor special degree when awarded after four years of study with the following classification:

Sri Lankan degree classification (percentage)  Sri Lankan degree classification (GPA out of 4.00) post 2008 UK degree equivalent
75% 3.70 1st
60% 3.30 2:1
55% 3.00 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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