If you're thinking about coming to study at the University of Plymouth from the Netherlands, this page has all the information you need.

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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 Voorbereidend Wetenschappelijk Onderwijs (VWO) (Gymnasium A/B and Atheneum A/B) diploma.

A level  UCAS tariff  Comparable overall offer 
AAA 144 8
AAB 136 7.5
ABB 128 7
BBB 120 6.5
BBC 112 6.3
BCC 104 6.2


We require applicants to have completed a Doctoraal with the following entry criteria:

Dutch degree classification – Numerical Dutch degree classification – Description UK Degree Equivalent
8 Zeer goed / Uitmuntend 1st
7 Goed  2:1
6 Ruim voldoende 2:2

English Language requirements

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


Find out what our students think

Our student profiles offer the chance to hear from international students who have already experienced living and studying in Plymouth.

Visit our international student profiles

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.

Visit our student blogs