Institution Type : University
Location : South West

By studying at the University of Plymouth you will become part of an exciting student community in the heart of Britain’s Ocean City. We’re a university that is modern in outlook and yet have a proud heritage dating back more than 150 years.

Our student body represents over 100 nations, and we boast numerous and varied academic partnerships and research links globally, meaning a degree studied with Plymouth University is truly an international one.

We are one of the UK’s largest and most prominent institutions, currently rated one of the ‘Top 2 Modern UK Universities’ (Times Higher Education Young Universities Rankings 2018).  We’ve also been voted 4th for ‘International’ in the 2018 WhatUni Student Choice Awards.

Two-thirds of our research is recognised as being ‘world-leading’ or ‘internationally excellent’ in the most recent Research Excellence Framework, and our degrees have career employability at their core. Over 4,500 of our students benefit from placements and work-based learning every year.

We’re at the centre of a vibrant coastal city, only a short drive from the local beaches and Dartmoor National Park. We have a thriving student community with more than 180 sports clubs and societies.

The majority of student accommodation in Plymouth is within short walking distance of the campus, and in the city centre, making for convenient living, and with little or no daily travel expense to worry about.

We have a dedicated International Student Advice (ISA) team who provide specialist services and guidance for international students studying at the University of Plymouth. From the day you accept an offer at Plymouth, right through to graduation, ISA offer help and advice so you can get the most out of your studies, and your time in the UK.

A range of International Student Scholarships are available for eligible international students. Amounts vary, and these awards are based on academic merit.  See for details of scholarships, eligibility criteria and how to apply. Please note all scholarship applicants must first have applied to a degree course at the University of Plymouth.