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 an Avgångsbetyg / Slutbetyg från Gymnasieskola (Upper secondary school leaving certificate) with good overall grades.

   Comparable overall offer 
 UCAS Tariff  A Level  Current grading system  Previous grading system 
128 ABB B VG
120 BBB B VG
112 BBC C VG
104 BCC C G
96 CCC C G


We require applicants to have completed EITHER a Bachelor degree / Kandidatexamen OR a Yrkesexamen (Professional Bachelor degree) with the following degree classification:

Swedish Degree Classification Swedish Degree Classification - Alternative Name UK Degree Equivalent
Väl godkänd (with a minimum of 90 credits at VG) Pass with distinction  1st / 2:1  
Godkänd (with a minimum of 90 credits at G) Pass 2:1 / 2:2

English language requirements

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

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.

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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.

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