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


If you're from Malaysia and applying to study on an undergraduate course with us, you should offer good STPM and SPM grades in appropriate subjects. If you hold a Diploma or Higher Diploma from some institutions, you may be eligible for advanced standing, for example second, or final year entry. Contact us for more information at

A-Level UCAS Tariff Comparable offer for STPM Comparable offer for STPM GPA out of 4.00 Comparable UEC offer - 5 Grades minimum requirement
AAA 144 AAA 4.00 A
AAB 136 AAB 3.50
ABB 128 ABB 3.25
BBB 120 BBB 3.00 B
BBC 112 BBC 2.50
BCC 104 BCC 2.25
CCC 96 CCC 2.00 C


We require applicants to have completed a Bachelor degree from a recognised institution with the following classification:

Malaysian Degree Classification Malaysian Degree Classification - CGPA out of 4.00  Malaysian Degree Classification - Description UK Degree Classification
Class I 3.60 Excellent 1st
Class 2, Division I 3.30 Very Good 2:1
Class 2, Division II 2.70 Good/Redeemable 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. We also accept the Malaysian SPM - Advanced English 1119 (Cambridge O Level 1119 ) at grade 6 (C) or above for both our Undergraduate and Postgraduate programmes.

Agents in Malaysia

If you're a student in Malaysia and need more information on the University of Plymouth courses and lifestyle there is likely to be an agent near you who can help.

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See how our students have enjoyed their time in Plymouth

Student blogger Ian Tan - MArch Architecture

Leaving my home country was a huge step for me. I am glad I made this choice because I can easily say that studying in Plymouth was the best decision I have made so far in my life.

MArch Architecture student Ian Tan takes us on his journey in his student blog.

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