University of Plymouth

University of Plymouth

Plymouth , United Kingdom
  • 82
    Acceptance Rate
  • 142
    Available Programs
  • 18056
  • 11000
    Average Cost
  • 87%
    Employment Rate
  • Program
  • Permit


The University of Plymouth’s campus is centrally located within Britain’s Ocean City, perched on the South Westerly coast of Devon in between scenic Cornwall and the historic Dartmoor National Park.

The University is renowned for its world leading research; postgraduate students are supported by accomplished and experienced staff who undertake research that is innovative, operates across disciplinary boundaries, and provides outstanding training for postgraduate students.

Plymouth’s campus boasts nine award winning cafés, the Jill Craigie cinema, the city’s largest contemporary art gallery (the Arts Institute), and the Nancy Astor gym. There are also specialised campus facilities for medical, nursing and allied health students at Derriford Hospital and Treliske Hospital sites.

Plymouth is recognised as the top UK university for Marine and Ocean Engineering (Shanghai Global Ranking of Academic subjects 2019). Plymouth is also the first university in the world to receive the Social Enterprise Mark in Higher Education, a mark awarded for their dedication to supporting and mentoring young entrepreneurs in their business ventures. The university has been rated in the top 15 best universities for career services in 2017 (StudentCrowd University Careers Service Winners).

The University welcomes international students with a team of specialised and dedicated advisors who provide students with information about life at the University and advice on moving to the UK. Students from more than 100 countries currently study at Plymouth, attracted to the University by their reputation for teaching and research in addition to the opportunity to experience one of the UK’s most beautiful regions. The University of Plymouth has a thriving international academic community, with over 3,000 international students joining Plymouth for part time and full time study each year.

Entry requirements

Entry requirements vary depending which course you would like to study. Take a look at the exact entry requirements you need to meet for the course you're interested in before you start your university application.

Scholarship & funding

Every year the students are provided with awards, scholarships and bursaries. This university  offers a number of international scholarships. Find out whether you are eligible and how you can apply.


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Student life

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