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University of Plymouth

Plymouth, England, UK | Founded: 1862 | Public, University | School ID: 000101 | Visit University

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University of Plymouth


The University of Plymouth is a public research university located primarily in Plymouth, England. It was established in 1862 as the School of Navigation and now the University of Plymouth is the UK’s 15th largest university. It is ranked 86th as leading university globally for its excellence in the field of education and 2nd in the UK by the Times Higher Education Young University Rankings. With world-class research and a reputation for innovation in its approach to teaching and learning, it has won the Queen’s Anniversary Prize for Higher and Further Education not once but thrice, most recently in 2019 for marine micro plastics pollution research. It is also ranked the number one university globally for the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goal Number 14: life below water by the Times Higher Education Impact Rankings 2021.

The University of Plymouth is a modern, dynamic higher education institution, renowned for its excellent education, research and innovation. It has over 139,000 alumni from more than 135 countries pursuing their careers globally. It has 80 partnerships in over 30 countries. The university is the key partner in the South West Peninsula City Deal potentially creating 10,000 jobs. It has also received a Silver rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework. More than 22000 students are being offered various courses in different areas including arts, science, health etc. Students can select from a wide range of programs from following faculties:

  • Faculty of Arts and Humanities 

  • Faculty of Business

  • Faculty of Health

  • Faculty of Science and Technology

  • Faculty of Engineering

  • Plymouth University Peninsula Schools of Medicine and Dentistry

Apart from excellent education and research opportunities the university also offers a wide variety of amenities like housing services, ICT services, library, medical services, sport facilities, student clubs and student services etc. The library is open 24/7 and provides access to approximately 350,000 books and multimedia items, 14,000 current journal subscriptions, and a variety of different study environments.


Plymouth, England, UK


Descriptions Subtotal
Avg Cost of Tuition/Year GBP 15,921
Cost of Living/Year GBP 0
*Application Fee GBP 0 - GBP 0
*Charged once per application
Estimated Total/Year GBP 15,921