International Plymouth

Alive with the spirit of discovery since Drake, Darwin and many more set sail from our shores, Plymouth is a pioneering city that lives to a contemporary beat by the water. Join us and study here. 

Create new memories in a location that offers a vibrant city culture surrounded by dramatic countryside and close to some of Britain's most beautiful beaches with excellent sailing and surfing opportunities.

Enter a student population of 30,000 students studying full and part-time programmes at the University and play your part in our international community of 3,000 students from over 100 countries. 

Enrol on undergraduate and postgraduate programmes taught by experts and designed to equip you for your future career. Or for further study. From business and technology to marine sciences, choreography and much more, find the course you're looking for. 

Our team of international student advisors are waiting to provide you with information about life at the University and advice on how to prepare for your trip. Contact them if you need help at or visit the International Student Advisory Service for more information.

It's also a good idea to speak to an advisor at your local British Council office

Good luck with your application. We look forward to welcoming you to Plymouth University very soon.

UKVI Compliance

Find out what the compliance team do and how the Tier 4 regulations apply to you during your studies at Plymouth University and Plymouth University International College.

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International student profiles

Find out how our international students have found their time at Plymouth University

Read their stories

Leading the way in transnational education

It is possible to register your PhD with Plymouth University, but conduct it at your local university.

Study your PhD on a part-time basis in conjunction with employment. We enjoy a number of partnerships with institutions across the Atlantic.

Find out more about the opportunities available