Postgraduate Study

  • Studying a postgraduate programme with Plymouth University ensures that you will be equipped 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.

What do Postgraduate Students Study?

  • Architecture, Building and Construction
  • Art and Media
  • Education
  • Humanities and performing Arts
  • Business and Management
  • Law and Criminology
  • Government
  • Tourism and Hospitality
  • Biological Science
  • Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences
  • Robotics and Computing, Mathematics and Statistics
  • Marine Science and Engineering
  • Health Professions
  • Nursing and Midwifery
  • Psychology
  • Dentistry
  • Medicine
  • Biomedical Sciences

The 3,170 postgraduate students enrolled in the academic year 2014/15 comprise:

Mode of study

  • Full Time 46%
  • Part Time 54%

Domicile

  • UK 74%
  • EU 11%
  • Other 15%

Numbers of Students by Subject Area

Subject Research Taught Total
Education 60 779 839
Subjects allied to medicine 62 564 626
Business & administrative studies 109 397 506
Social studies 20 185 205
Biological sciences 150 55 205
Physical sciences 40 147 187
Engineering & technology 84 85 169
Creative arts & design 43 69 112
Computer science 68 23 91
Medicine & dentistry 31 43 74
Historical & philosophical studies 24 18 42
Agriculture & related subjects 14 25 39
Architecture, building & planning 14 11 25
Law 10 9 19
Mass communications & documentation 14 0 14
Mathematical sciences 11 0 11
Languages 3 6 9

Postgraduate Courses

Type of Qualification:

Mode of study:

Postgraduate Fees and Funding

The following are the typical annual course fees for postgraduate students submitted to us by the university (Reddin Survey of University Tuition Fees 2016–2017):

Type of Course Taught Postgraduate
Classroom £5,660
Mixed -
Laboratory £5,660
Clinical £5,660