We've tried to provide all the information you will need if you are thinking about coming to study at Plymouth from Canada. If you need to know anything else, you can contact our team using the details below.


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 per cent in at least five subjects.

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


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). 

See how our students have enjoyed their time in Plymouth

Brett Beukeboom - BA (Hons) History; Masters of Business Management

I would definitely recommend undertaking a course at the University of Plymouth: the lecturers are very helpful in helping to achieve your academic goals. Also, Plymouth is a very unique city with a lot of history, so the city offers a lot to students.

As a sporting excellence scholar, Brett Beukeboom committed to studying at the University of Plymouth and playing professional rugby at the same time.

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A clearer vision of the future

The degree consisted of many placement opportunities throughout which strengthened my background knowledge, hence preparing me before stepping into the working life.

Priya Rajbhandary tells us how studying BSc (Hons) Optometry broadened her mind about the career paths available.

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