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Plymouth University

4.2 out of 5 (34 ratings / 21 reviews) Plymouth, England, United Kingdom
All of us at Plymouth University are very proud of our association with Plymouth University International College. Plymouth University prides itself on being the enterprise university, distinguished by excellence in teaching and learning and world-class research and we consider the College's high quality courses are a great fit with our leading academic approach.

Master's Programmes

Computer Science & IT (2)
Education & Training (2)
Natural Sciences & Mathematics (2)
Journalism & Media (1)


Our relationship with the College presents an extraordinary opportunity for students to study and live on a major campus within the delightful English city of Plymouth. Since its establishment in 1862 as an educational provider, Plymouth University has offered undergraduate and postgraduate education characterised by breadth and flexibility as well as academic excellence in research that is world-leading in key areas.This tradition is strengthened through our relationship with the College.Our graduates are expected to display enterprise, imagination and intellectual rigour, as well as a practical awareness of the professions, industry and business: and these aims are consistent with those of Plymouth University International College.The association between the two institutions is designed primarily to offer eligible students a pathway leading directly to a university degree.

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PUIC students have access to a range of support services and campus facilities to ensure a smooth academic and personal transition to university level study.Students are encouraged to use the support services and facilities provided; and to contact PUIC Student Support Services staff for advice and assistance as soon as the need arises.

Student Life

Plymouth University campus is the heart of the city itself. The University prides itself on quality teaching, academic excellence, outstanding facilities and supportive academic and welfare services. Here are some of the reasons students have chosen to study at Plymouth University:A proud history in providing education:

  • Plymouth University's origins stem from 1862 and it has a long tradition in providing internationally relevant degrees in over 100 academic areas.
Our graduates get jobs:
  • 92% of graduates go into work or further study; one of the highest employability rates in the higher education sector in the UK.*
Graduate from one of the best:
  • Plymouth University is one of the most highly regarded research Universities in the UK, with 80% of submissions judged to be either 'World class' or of 'International Repute' (RAE Review 2008).
  • Plymouth University provides 12,000 industrial placements each year giving you the perfect blend of theoretical and practice-based learning and experience.
State-of-the-art facilities:
  • The University has recently spent GBP£150 million on upgrading and developing University facilities ensuring students have access to the most up-to-date equipment available. Ongoing refurbishment and development of new facilities all contribute to the excellent infrastructure of the University.
Cost of living:Plymouth is an inexpensive city in which to live and study. You will need to ensure that you budget for a minimum of GBP£800** per month to cover your living expenses while studying in the UK.

Student Reviews

Anonymous rated 3 out of 5 stars
Although I had a great time at the university, with all the fun and cool experiences that were on offer through the SU etc, I struggled to enjoy the course as much as I had hoped I would due to the lack of contact time, and support. There is a lot of placement offered during my course and I don't feel enough support is given to the students when this is happening (I often felt like they just en...
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars
I love the university. The experience was great and the exposure and the content of the program was relevant and contemporary.
Anonymous rated 3.5 out of 5 stars
This University is relativity modern and strives to improve each year. On the whole the staff are passionate about there work and this reflects in their teaching.

Plymouth, England, United Kingdom