University of Plymouth
- Undergraduate Students
- Postgraduate Students
- International Students
- From private houses and flats to halls of residence – most of which are within walking distance of the campus –the University of Plymouth offers a wide range of accommodation to suit your needs.
- You’ll find a varied range of private rented property on the university's database of approved accommodation on the website.
- Plymouth offers accommodation in a variety of halls of residence with 41-week contracts, and postgraduate students are welcome to apply.
- For more information, please visit the website by clicking the button at the top of this page.
The following are the typical annual course fees for postgraduate students submitted to us by the university (Reddin Survey of University Tuition Fees 2017–2018). Always confirm individual course fees with the university.
|Type of Course||Taught Postgraduate|
- Teaching takes place in a classroom or ordinary lecture theatre. Subjects with classroom teaching might include history, maths and philosophy.
- Subjects taught in classrooms and laboratories, such as languages.
- Much of the teaching may take place in a laboratory and includes biology, chemistry and physics.
- Dentistry, medicine and veterinary medicine are the clinical subjects.
Bursaries and Scholarships
- Plymouth offers a wide variety of studentships, including some funded by UK research councils, targeted at specific projects and disciplines.
- The university also offers a range of scholarships for students who have applied for a postgraduate taught degree.
- For a full listing of studentships and more information on the scholarships available, including sports scholarships, please visit the website.
- The University of Plymouth offers research degree programmes at doctoral level (PhD, MD, EdD, DBA, DPA, DClinPsy) or at research master level (MPhil, ResM, MS, MA).
- Plymouth's research institutes support and encourage collaborative activities, provide a research environment for staff and students, and help to showcase work of high impact to key audiences and stakeholders on a global stage.
- To find out more on the above, please visit the website by clicking the button at the top of the page.
What do Postgraduate Students Study?
3,076 postgraduate students in 2015–16:
Mode of study
- Full Time 43%
- Part Time 57%
- UK 77%
- EU 10%
- Other 13%
Numbers of Students by Subject Area
|Subjects allied to medicine||60||565||625|
|Business & administrative studies||110||395||505|
|Engineering & technology||85||85||170|
|Creative arts & design||45||70||110|
|Medicine & dentistry||30||45||75|
|Historical & philosophical studies||25||20||40|
|Agriculture & related subjects||15||25||40|
|Architecture, building & planning||15||10||25|
|Mass communications & documentation||15||0||15|
Figures are rounded to the nearest five.