Plymouth University

Plymouth University

UK

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THE World Ranking: 351

Plymouth University stands 42nd among global modern universities under the age of 50 and among the top 5 in the UK (Times Higher Education 2016).

  • Plymouth University - one of UK’s Top 5 Modern Universities
  • 2/3rds of Plymouth’s research is recognised as world leading
  • High-impact research in life sciences, robotics and medicine
  • Invested over £300 million on outstanding facilities
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Overview

Plymouth University is one of the largest universities in the UK, with an educational history dating back to 1862. The University has an international reputation for excellence in teaching, high-quality research and flexible learning opportunities.

With almost 30,000 students studying at Plymouth’s campuses, the University is consistently ranked as one of the top modern universities in the UK, currently at number 5 (Times Higher Education 2016). It has around 3,000 staff. It has built an excellent reputation for acting as an ‘anchor institution’ in the region, and a catalyst for innovation and enterprising and entrepreneurial behaviours.  The University maintains strong links with the industry and the corporate sector delivering enterprise solutions. Students can choose from a broad portfolio of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in areas such as science and technology, IT, Business Management, Medicine, Dentistry, Health and Social Care.

Students come from all over the world to take advantage of its state-of-the-art campus facilities, excellent career mentoring, research opportunities and quality of life in the beautiful South West. The University’s research strength was recognised in the UK’s Research Excellence Framework, which judged two thirds of its submissions to be of international standard or world leading.

The University has a successful collaborative network of partner colleges. The University is committed to improving the experience of students by introducing new facilities, recently investing £300 million on campus.

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Key facts and figures at Plymouth University

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Hotcourses Diversity Index (What is this?)

DIVERSITY INDEX
Source: HESA

131 International student nationalities at this university

FEEL AT HOME INDEX
Source: HESA

1.5% International students from USA

Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2016-2017
Source: THE

351

TEACHING

20%

INTERNATIONAL OUTLOOK

66.6%

INDUSTRY INCOME

32.5%

RESEARCH

20.4%

CITATIONS

71.9%
QS World University Rankings 2016-2017
Source: QS

651

Student life in numbers

COSTS PER YEAR*
OVERALL COST OF LIVING

£11934

CAMPUS ACCOMMODATION
Source: KIS/HESA

£4989

AVERAGE TUITION FEE PER YEAR*

UNDERGRADUATE

£9100

POSTGRADUATE

£13240

*Price shown is for indicative purpose, please check with institution

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Wayne, China 5

Career Oriented Course

I strongly believe that I was born to be a Hotelier. This was the reason why I chose to move to England and study an MSc in Tourism and Hospitality Management. England is a country which is full of history, as well as having a long, established tradition in hospitality.

I strongly believe that I was born to be a Hotelier. This was the reason why I chose to move to England and study an MSc in Tourism and Hospitality Management. England is a country which is full of history, as well as having a long, established tradition in hospitality.

Tod, China 5

Great Uni Life

I am Tod Zhang, I am from China, I got an MSc in international logistics from the University of Plymouth. I choose to study shipping here because Plymouth is pre-eminent for marine science. When I was in Plymouth, I built up a good foundation knowledge of the industry, I have also learned how to study a read full review

I am Tod Zhang, I am from China, I got an MSc in international logistics from the University of Plymouth. I choose to study shipping here because Plymouth is pre-eminent for marine science. When I was in Plymouth, I built up a good foundation knowledge of the industry, I have also learned how to study and research in a UK University as part of the degree process. show less

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