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If you're thinking about coming to study at the University of Plymouth from Switzerland, this page has all the information you need.
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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 a Federal Secondary School Leaving Certificate, which is known as one of the following:

  • Certificat de Maturité / Certificat de Maturité Cantonal reconnu par la Confédératio
  • Maturität / Eidgenössisch anerkanntes kantonales Maturitätszeugnis
  • Attestato di Maturità / Attestato di Maturità Cantonale riconosciuto dalla Confederazione

A-Level UCAS Tariff Comparable Offer 1-6 max Comparable Offer 1-10 max Comparable Offer 5-1 max
AAA 144 6 9.5 1
AAB 136 5.8 9 1.5
ABB 128 5.5 8.5 1.8
BBB 120 5 8 2
BBC 112 4.8 7.5 2.2
BCC 104 4.6 7 2.4
CCC 96 4.4 6.5 2.6


We require applicants to have completed Diplom/Diplôme; Lizentiat/Licence; Staatsdiplom/Diplôme d'Etat OR a Fachhochschule Diplom (FH)/Hautes Écoles Specialisées Diplôme OR a bachelor degree (post-2001) with the following classification:

Swiss Classification 1-6 Swiss Classification 5-1 Swiss Classification 1-10 UK Degree Equivalent
6 1 10 1st
5 2.2 8 2:1
4 3 6 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

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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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