If you're thinking about coming to study at the University of Plymouth from Norway, this page has all the information you need.
If you have any other questions, you can contact our team at international@plymouth.ac.uk, or by phoning +44 1752 588049.

International tuition fees

Fees for undergraduate courses and postgraduate taught programmes can be found in the 'fees, costs and funding' section of the relevant course webpage. 
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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.

Entry requirements


We require applicants to have completed the Vitnemål fra den Videregående Skole/Vitnemål for Videregående Opplæring. Opplæring certificates that grant access to higher education should include the phrase 'oppnådd generell studiekompetanse'.

Applicants who do not meet our entry requirements will be required to complete a foundation year or equivalent. Our partner college on campus, University of Plymouth International College (UPIC), offers a wide variety of foundation courses.

A level UCAS tariff Vitnemål overall grading system
AAA 144 5.5
AAB 136 5
ABB 128 4.5
BBB 120 4
BBC 112 3.5
BCC 104 3.5
CCC 96 3


We require applicants to have completed a post-2003 bachelor degree or pre-2003 Candidatus Magisterii with the following classification:

Norwegian degree classification - federal institution   Norwegian Candidatus Magisterii classification  UK degree equivalent 
A/1.5  1.0 - 1.5  1st 
B/2.1  1.6 - 2.5  2:1 
C/2.5  2.6 - 3.2  2:2 

English language requirements

To be accepted onto a degree course with us you must have a suitable English language qualification. The tables below show the minimum English language requirements for standard courses at NQF 6 (degree level) and above.

University of Plymouth requirement Norway Vitnemål fra denVideregående Skole

Undergraduate programmes Postgraduate programmes
4 4

UPIC requirement Norway Vitnemål fra denVideregående Skole

Undergraduate programmes Postgraduate programmes
4 4

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“I did my research and found the University of Plymouth is highly recognised for delivering good students in maritime business, so the choice was easy.”
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