Australia

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


Undergraduate

We require a High School Certificate (HSC) and an appropriate Australian Tertiary Admissions Rank (ATAR) score of at least 80.00 or an Overall Position of 10 for Queensland. Requirements may differ from programme to programme.

A-Level UCAS Tariff Comparable Offer 

(excl. Queensland)

Comparable Offer 

(Queensland)

AAA 144 97.5 2
AAB 136 96 3
ABB 128 92 6/7
BBB 120 87 4/5
BBC 112 85 8
BCC 104 83 9
CCC 96 80 10


Postgraduate

We require a four year bachelor (honours) degree with the appropriate classification. 

Australian Degree Classification Alternative Name 3 year Bachelor (ordinary) degree UK Degree equivalent
First Class First Class 75% or GPA 5.5 out of 7.0 1st
Second Class (Upper Division) Division A or Division 1 70% or GPA 5.0 out of 7.0 2.1
Second Class (Lower Division) Division B or Division 2     65% or GPA 4.5 out of 7.0 2.2


English language requirements


We will accept any of the following results on the English language component as meeting our minimum English language requirements:


  • Capital Territory: Grade C on the Australia Capital Territory Year 10 Certificate
  • New South Wales: Grade C on the Year 10 Certificate
  • Northern Territory: Grade C on the Junior Studies Certificate
  • Queensland: VHA, HA or SA on the Year 10 Certificate
  • South Australia: Pass on the South Australian Certificate of Education (SACE)
  • Tasmania: Credit, Higher Pass or Pass on the School Certificate
  • Victoria: Pass in Unit 3 or 4 on the Victorian Certificate of Education (VCE)
  • Western Australia: Pass at level 1, 2 or 3 in Western Australia Certificate of Education (WACE)


These qualifications are accepted as meeting University of Plymouth English language requirements, where the student is an Australian national and there are no UKVI English language requirements. Where the student is not an Australian national, IELTS may be required.