From technical staff to academics, discover the range of roles we have to offer
School of Computing, Electronics and Mathematics
We have an excellent track record in teaching and research, alongside wider engagement with business and the community. Our expertise spans computing, electronics, mathematics, robotics and statistics, with a wide range of programmes at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels, (including professional accreditation from BCS, the Chartered Institute for IT, the Institute of Mathematics and its Applications, the Institution of Engineering and Technology, and the Royal Statistical Society as well as recognition from the Institute of Physics).
School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences
The School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences excels in teaching and research and provides a supportive environment for study. Our graduates are highly valued by employers and our courses are professionally accredited. Our teaching has been rated as excellent, evidence of which can be found in the very positive feedback given by our graduates in the National Student Survey.
School of Health Professions
The School of Health Professions is the home of the most diverse provision for professional health and social care programmes in the U.K. We have excellent programmes that feature in the top of the national league tables. We offer a unique inter-disciplinary learning environment and provide excellent skills and research laboratories, research-informed teaching, and stimulating practice placements. We are proud of our commitment to student voluntary work, staff-student partnership, strong professional values and our record of student achievement and student satisfaction.
School of Law, Criminology and Government
We are a multi-disciplinary and well-connected school with solid teaching and research strengths in law, criminology and criminal justice, policing, politics, international relations, sociology and social policy. Our primary objective is to provide our students with a quality learning experience both within and outside the taught curriculum, helping them to transform their lives and realise their ambitions. We pride ourselves on the supportive environment we create for our students, whether in the classroom or outside, and particularly in partnership with our student societies.
School of Nursing and Midwifery
Our courses in the fields of adult, child and mental health nursing and in midwifery have been designed with our graduates’ career and the future needs of the health sector in mind. We also offer further support for career and professional development in the areas of healthcare, surgical care practice, emergency care and general practice nursing. We work in partnership with local NHS trusts to drive forward clinical research and support our students in their learning.
School of Psychology
An international, cosmopolitan, and friendly department, we share our expertise and enthusiasm for psychology with over 800 students. We offer undergraduate and postgraduate courses, and a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology, all accredited by the British Psychological Society. As one of the largest and best resourced psychology departments in the UK, we can cover all areas of psychology. Plymouth is in the top 20 of all UK universities in psychology, neuroscience and psychiatry with 83 per cent of our research output rated world-leading or internationally excellent by REF2014.