The largest university in the UK, with some 30,000 students, it has a reputation for friendliness. The University has recently invested over £100 million in the development of new facilities for the city centre campus, providing a vibrant learning environment for students.
The excellence in teaching has been recognised at the highest level. The University of Plymouth is the only university to have been awarded nine National Teaching Fellowships, and an extra £18 million in government funding for four Centres of Excellence in Teaching and Learning.
The University of Plymouth is also widely acknowledged as having one of the best research performances among modern universities, scoring highly in successive government-led Research Assessment Exercises. The combination of international research, excellence in teaching, dynamic city centre campus and outstanding natural setting makes the University of Plymouth an ideal choice for your studies.
Where is the University of Plymouth?
Plymouth is the city that shaped lives of Drake, Darwin, and many more who set sail from her harbour with a burning spirit of discovery. Today, her maritime heritage has blended with contemporary culture to create a city with a strong international tradition offering the best in entertainment, nightlife and shopping.
The rail station is just a few minutes' walk from the city centre and main University campus at Plymouth. There is a regular train service from Plymouth to London Paddington which takes between three and four hours. There are other direct services from Plymouth to South Wales, the Midlands, the North of England and Scotland.
Degrees at the University of Plymouth
The University of Plymouth has revised its academic structure to fully reflect its enterprise vision. Key developments include:
- the creation of a dynamic new Business School dedicated to ethical, sustainable business skills, and supporting the economic regeneration of our city and region
- bringing together complementary subjects in a new combined faculty of Science and Technology
- creating the largest Marine Science and Engineering School in Europe
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