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If you're thinking about coming to study at the University of Plymouth from the United Arab Emirates, this page has all the information you need.
If you have any other questions, you can contact our team at, 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

To apply from the United Arab Emirates for our undergraduate courses, you'll need either a Secondary School Certificate (Tawijihiyya) plus an acceptable International Foundation Year or equivalent. 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 البكالوريوس (Bachelor degree) when awarded after four years of study with the following classification:
UAE Degree classification - GPA out of 4.00 UAE Degree classification - alphabetical UAE Degree classification - percentage UK Degree equivalent
3.60 – 4.00 A 90 – 100% 1st
3.00 – 3.59 B+/B 80 – 89% 2:1
2.50 – 2.99 C+ 75 – 79% 2:2


English language requirements

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

Agents in the United Arab Emirates

For more help and advice, get in touch with our agents in the United Arab Emirates – they'll be happy to help.

Education Zone
Knowledge Village Block 2B, Office F30, Dubai
214592, United Arab Emirates

GroupL FZE

IDP Abu Dhabi
Sheikh Rashid Bin Saeed Al Maktoum Street (Old Airport Road), Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

IDP Dubai
Office No.104, Century Plaza Building, Jumeirah 1, P.O.Box 50085, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Intelligent Partners – Abu Dhabi
Office 1004, C2 Tower, Albateen, Baynunah St. Abu Dhabi

Intelligent Partners – Dubai
Office 1705, Mazaya Business Avenue – BB1 Jumeirah Lake Towers, P.O. Box 114423, Dubai.

International Placewell Consultants FZ LLC

TCL Global - Head Office
Unit 9, St Georges business centre, PO1 3EZ, Portsmouth, UK

Uniserv (Dubai)
Email :
Contact: +971 58 831 5450
Address: Office F37, Block 2B, Knowledge Village, P.O. Box 501730, Dubai, UAE
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