Plymouth University is a dynamic, ambitious and award-winning institution with a research-led culture that encourages innovative and creative ideas with the confidence to turn these into reality.
Ranked 42nd in the Times Higher Education
100 under 50 world rankingsand sixth in theUK, Plymouth is proud to be among the UK’s leading universities for ‘research that is recognised for its global significance and impact’. In the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF) overall Plymouth had more than 63% of its research graded at three and four stars – nearly double the score achieved in 2008, when the previous exercise was conducted. It means the University retains its place in the Research Fortnight Power League top 50.
We want you to come and join our vibrant community of postgraduate students and benefit from our innovative approach, world leading expertise, multi-million pound facilities and close collaboration with employers. Studying a postgraduate programme with Plymouth University will equip you with the most relevant knowledge and skills to be competitive in the workplace – 87% of our postgraduate students are employed within six months of completing their studies with us.
Our flexible postgraduate programmes can be studied full or part time and incorporate appropriate input from researchers, current practitioners, professional bodies, business and industry. This ensures our programmes are current, relevant and stimulating and serve to enable students to develop a wide range of practical skills sought by employers. Our Graduate School
operates across the University, playing an important role in the support for postgraduate education and students undertaking research degrees.
Location & facilities
The campus is located in the city centre, allowing easy access to shops, restaurants, bars, transport and accommodation, plus the city’s main attractions including the Barbican harbour and the Hoe seafront. On campus you will find modern student accommodation, a 24-hour library and a lively Students’ Union bar.
Over £300 million of investment is ensuring that our campus facilities
are first class, with recent additions including the £4.85 million Marine Station boasting wet labs and aquarium, and the £7 million new performing arts building, The House, with performance and rehearsal space, a box office to host commercial events and outstanding disability access to enable access to all areas of the lighting and rigging.
Plymouth Graduate School of Management (PGSM)
The Plymouth Graduate School of Management
is based in the newly refurbished Mast House building, located on Sutton Harbour with amazing views of the historic Barbican and the Plymouth Sound.
PGSM can help you realise your ambitions and develop your potential as a manager and a leader, and with the launch of 12 new and exciting postgraduate programmes
, you can enhance your employability and boost the prospects for your future.
Postgraduate Scholarships Available
You could be eligible to receive a £10,000 scholarship to cover the cost of continuing your educational journey. If you are from a widening participation background and meet the criteria, we have 170 scholarships to offer postgraduate students. For more information visit www.plymouth.ac.uk/pss
Join our vibrant community of over 28,000 students studying full and part-time programmes and play your part in our international collective of 3,000 students from over 100 countries.
Our International Student Advisory Service
(ISAS) provides specialist services and guidance if you are an international student studying at Plymouth University. The team can offer support and guidance from the day you accept an offer at the University, right through to graduation in order for you to get the most out of your studies and your time in the UK.