At the University of Plymouth, we have a thriving international community made up of 2,000 students from over 100 different countries.
Whether you are looking to study a full undergraduate or postgraduate degree, take part in a summer school, study as part of an exchange, or extend your academic studies with a research degree, Plymouth gives students from around the world a chance to achieve their goals.
Search for a course
Apply to join an undergraduate programme as an international student.
Apply to join a postgraduate taught programme as an international student.
Apply for a research degree as an international student.
Check our regional entry requirements and contact our local agents for support with your application.
Find out the minimum language ability you need, or join our courses to improve your English.
Find out about the options available for funding your studies.
Prepare for life in the UK
We are here to help you prepare for your new life as an international student. Find help and advice on the documentation you will need to enter the UK, and on starting your studies once you have arrived.
Get to know Plymouth and our students
Plymouth is a small coastal city in the UK's South West. Its size means it has all the benefits of a smaller place, including a compact central area with accommodation, shops and entertainment facilities all within easy walking distance. Plymouth is surrounded by beautiful countryside and sandy beaches, making it easy to enjoy nature and the outdoors.
Our friendly student advisors and staff are ready to welcome you to our international community from the day you arrive. You can also chat with current students before you arrive through Unibuddy or find out about the societies you can join at the Students' Union to meet new friends.
Join our global network
Our students can make use of our extensive global network to seize opportunities around the world. We welcome new overseas partners and agents for collaboration, education and exchanges.
Contact the international teams
International Office: international student recruitment and country visits
Global Opportunities: exchanges, summer schools and transnational education