Canada

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


Undergraduate

We require applicants to have completed a High/Secondary School Diploma/Certificate from English-speaking Canada or a Diplôme d'Études Collègiales (DEC) from Quebec with a minimum of 65% in at least five subjects.

  • Alberta – 65% five grade 12 subjects
  • British Columbia – 67%/C+ in five grade 12 subjects
  • Manitoba – five credits at 300 level and at least 65% in four subjects
  • Ontario and Northwest Territories – 65%/B in at least five subjects
  • Nova Scotia – 65%/C in at least five subjects
  • Nunavut – 65%/C in at least five subjects
  • Yukon – 65%/C+ in at least five subjects

Postgraduate

We require applicants to either have completed a four-year bachelor's degree Honours/a Bachelor's degree/Baccalauréat or a First Professional Degree (Grade Professionnelle).

English language requirements 

To be accepted onto a degree course with us you must have a suitable English language qualification. The tables below show the minimum English language requirements for standard courses at RQF 6 (degree level) and above.

Some courses have English language requirements that are higher than those shown below; please check the relevant course for details.

What if I don't meet the requirements?

If you don't think you will be able to meet these requirements, you may be able to join a pre-sessional English language course offered by our English Language Centre. Please note that to study a pre-sessional English language course UKVI require Student (formerly Tier 4) visa holders to take a Secure English Language Test (SELT) at a UKVI approved test centre (details of approved SELTs).

University of Plymouth requirement – Canada High/Secondary School Diploma/Certificate from English speaking Canada, or Diplome d’Etudes Collegiales (DEC) from Quebec

Undergraduate programmes Postgraduate programmes
Minimum of 65% in at least 5 subjects Minimum of 65% in at least 5 subjects

UPIC requirement – Canada High/Secondary School Diploma/Certificate from English speaking Canada, or Diplome d’Etudes Collegiales (DEC) from Quebec

Undergraduate programmes Postgraduate programmes
Minimum of 65% in at least 5 subjects Minimum of 65% in at least 5 subjects

Further guidance on English language requirements

On our further guidance on English language requirements page you will find a complete list of notes and clarifications across all qualifications for applying to the University of Plymouth.

Please note if you are not a national of Canada, an alternative English language qualification may be required to demonstrate your skill in all four components areas if you require a Student visa (formerly Tier 4 visa) for study at the University of Plymouth.

Agents in Canada

For more help and advice, get in touch with our agents in Canada — they'll be happy to help.


Study in UK (SI-UK Canada Office)

Email: applications@studyin-uk.com
Website: www.studyin-uk.ca
Tel: +1 416-998-8532
3rd Floor, 150 King Street West, Toronto, Ontario M5H 1J9, Canada

 


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Tiffany Askett - BSc (Hons) Marine Biology (Exchange student)

Even though it can be scary to study away from home, you should never let that fear hold you back from what you want to do.

Canadian student Tiffany Askett studied at the University of Plymouth as an exchange student.

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