We've tried to provide all the information you will need if you are thinking about coming to study at the University of Plymouth from Bahrain. 

If you need to know anything else, you can contact our team using the details below.


We require applicants taking the Tawjahiya (secondary school leaving certificate), also known as Shahadat Al-Thanawaya Al-Aama, to successfully complete an international foundation year. 

Our partner college on campus, University of Plymouth International College (UPIC), offers a wide variety of foundation courses.


We require applicants to have completed a good bachelor degree or a master’s degree from a recognised University in Bahrain or a private tertiary education institution.

Grade  Numerical Grade description  GPA   UK degree equivalent 
A- 87.00 - 100.00 Excellent 3.67 - 4.00 1st
B 80.00 - 86.99 Very good 3.00 - 3.66 2:1
C+ 74.00 - 79.99 Good 2.33 - 2.99 2:2

English language

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

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