If you're thinking about coming to study at the University of Plymouth from Germany, this page has all the information you need.
The UK is no longer part of the European Union. EU applicants should refer to our Brexit information to understand the implications.
Undergraduate tuition fees for 2022/23: £14,600
Find out more about postgraduate research tuition fees.
Fees for postgraduate taught courses can be found in the 'Fees, costs and funding' section of the relevant course webpage. Search for your course.
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.
We require applicants to have completed a Zeugnis der Allgemeinen Hochschulreife / Abitur (Upper Secondary School). Please note that Realschulabschluss; Mittlerer Schulabschluss (GCSE Level) - Lower secondary education can be accepted in lieu of GCSE's apart form English and we require grades between 1 and 4.
For applicants who do not meet the above requirements, there are foundation options available via the University of Plymouth and University of Plymouth International College (UPIC).
|A-Level||UCAS Tariff||Abitur comparable overall offer|
We require applicants to have completed a bachelors degree from a recognised institution with the following criteria:
|Germany Grading System||German Grading System - Description||UK Degree Equivalent|
|1.0 - 1.5||Sehr gut||1st|
|1.6 - 2.5||Gut||2:1|
|2.6 - 3.5||Befriedigend||2:2|
Ready to take your next steps in applying to study with the University of Plymouth?
For further information and guidance on applying to study with us, visit our 'International students – how to apply' page.
Our student profiles offer the chance to hear from international students who have already experienced living and studying in Plymouth.
Our student blogs are another good way to get an insight into studying here as an international student. Our international student bloggers regularly post about their experiences of living and studying in Britain's Ocean City.
BSc (Hons) Marine Biology and Coastal Ecology
"Living next to the sea in Plymouth also completely contrasts living next to the mountains in Munich. For me, moving to England meant moving to the seaside, which is a positive experience. For someone who is fascinated by life in the sea, it was an easy choice.”
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