Most of our taught programmes begin in September. Applications
can usually be made throughout the year, and are considered until programmes
Before you apply
Familiarise yourself with the information
required to complete your application form. You will usually be required
- evidence of qualifications (degree certificates or
transcripts), with translations if not in English, to show that you meet,
or expect to meet the entry requirements
- evidence of English language proficiency, if English is
not your first language
- a personal statement of approximately 250-400 words
about the reasons for your interest in the course and outlining the nature
of previous and current related experience. You can write this into the
online application form, or include it as a separate document
- your curriculum vitae or résumé, including details of
relevant professional/voluntary experience, professional registration/s
and visa status for overseas workers
- proof of sponsorship, if applicable.
If you require
further information take a look at our application guidance.
If you have a disability and would like further information
about the support provided by University of Plymouth, please visit our Disability Services website.
Support is also available to overseas students applying to the
University from our International Office via our how to apply webpage or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Submitting an application
Once you are happy that you have all of the information required
you can apply using our online postgraduate application form (the blue 'Apply
now' icon on this page).
What happens after I apply?
You will normally receive a decision on your application within four
weeks of us receiving your application. You may be asked to provide
additional information; two academic/professional references, confirming your
suitability for the course; or to take part in an interview (which in the case
of overseas students may be by telephone or video conference) and you will be
sent a decision by letter or email.
We aim to make the application procedure as simple and efficient
as possible. Our Admissions and Course Enquiries team is on hand to offer help
and can put you in touch with the appropriate faculty if you wish to discuss
any programme in detail.
If you would like any further information please contact the
Admissions and Course Enquiries team:
Telephone: +44 (0)1752 585858
More information and advice for applicants can be referenced by downloading our Student Admissions Policy Prospective
students are advised to read the policy before making an application to the