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 a recognised foundation degree in addition to the Baccalaureat General or Baccalaureat Technique. Our partner college on campus, University of Plymouth International College UPIC), offers a wide variety of foundation courses.

Please note: for Plymouth Business School courses, only the Baccalaureat General or Baccalaureat Technique is required. Applicants must have achieved a minimum grade of 14 out of 20.


We require either a bachelor’s degree from the American University of Beirut or a Maitrise (equivalent to a British bachelor’s degree) or a Diplôme d'Etudes Supérieures/Approfondies (equivalent to a British master’s degree) with the following classification:

Lebanese degree classification (French) Lebanese degree classification (American) Alternative name UK degree equivalent
18–20 90%–100% or A First class 1st
15–17 80%–89% or B Division A or Division 1 2:1
12–14 70%–79% or C Division B or Division 2 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