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World class with Plymouth University

 

World-class with Plymouth University
Plymouth University is one of the Sunday Times University Guide 2012 ’s top 50 universities. 

We're the top modern university in the region, with a particularly high national score for teaching and overall student satisfaction.
 
We achieved some of the highest rated degree programmes in the sector in the National Student Survey 2012 results.

DISCOVER WHY WE ARE IN A LEAGUE OF OUR OWN

Our awards A PRESTIGIOUS QUEEN'S ANNIVERSARY PRIZE FOR HIGHER & FURTHER EDUCATION IN RECOGNITION OF WORLD-CLASS MARINE & MARITIME RESEARCH, TEACHING & TRAINING

The University is named as a prize-winner in the 2010-12 Diamond Jubilee Round, by the Royal Anniversary Trust at St James’s Palace in London, on 24 November 2011.

BE WORLD-CLASS WITH US

Welcome to Plymouth University, and the start of your journey with a world-class university. With a focus on employability from day one, you'll have opportunities for volunteering, work based learning and internships, taking part in live commission, new enterprises and international exchanges.

ONE OF THE TOP 50 GLOBAL MODERN UNIVERSITIES IN THE WORLD

In the Times Higher Education '100 Under 50', Plymouth has been placed 42 - up 11 places from 2013 - of those universities under the age of 50.  Only 14 UK universities are in the list, with Plymouth the 6th highest , and the number 1 post-1992 university in the country.
Plymouth one of the top 50 global modern universities   

ONE OF THE TOP 60 MODERN UNIVERSITIES IN THE WORLD

The inaugural Times Higher Education '100 under 50' is a new annual ranking, listing the world’s best 100 universities under the age of 50. Twenty UK universities made it into the league table with Plymouth in the UK top 10 joining the likes of Warwick, York and Lancaster. This further builds on Plymouth University’s standing as one of the top 350 (318th) universities in the prestigious overall World University Rankings.
Plymouth in world's top 60 modern universities  

A WORLD-RANKED UNIVERSITY

The prestigious Times Higher World Universities Rankings are an annual ‘who’s who’ of the most elite institutions in the world including the likes of Oxford, Cambridge, Harvard and Stanford. As one of only 45 UK universities to make the top 350, Plymouth was ranked at 318 in 2011.
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A TOP 50 RESEARCH UNIVERSITY 

Plymouth University has world-leading reputations in the research areas of marine and coastal, technology, computer science, environmental, economic and social sustainability, creative and cultural economies, health, nursing and biomedicine, and pedagogic research/innovation. The University has leapt 15 places to join the top 50 UK universities in research performance; results showing that overall, 80% of our research is judged as being of international repute.
Research and expertise

OUR TOP 40 SPOT FOR STUDENT EXPERIENCE

As well as our enhanced student jobs service, supporting students in securing suitable part-time paid employment whilst studying, the Student Experience Group has developed a scheme whereby we seek to offer as many on-campus jobs as possible to our students. This reflects our belief that our students are our best ambassadors, and our commitment to enhancing employability and personal development opportunities for our students.
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TOP 5 FOR GREEN CREDENTIALS

The UI Greenmetric Ranking of World Universities 2012 saw the University of Connecticut, the University of Nottingham, University College Cork, Northeastern University in America, and Plymouth selected as global leaders. Plymouth ranked in global top five for green credentials

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