We are International Plymouth

At the University of Plymouth, we have a thriving international community made up of 2000 students from over 100 different countries.

Plymouth is a home away from home for our international students. So whether you're already studying with us, or are in the process of applying, we are here to support you every step of the way.

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Starting your course in January – Arts, Humanities & Business

The Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Business is now offering a January start on a number of postgraduate courses.
If you haven’t studied, want to transfer course, or find a September start isn’t ideal, our January intake gives you the chance to commence your studies at a time that works for you.
 
Discover the right course for you

Start your course in January – Science & Engineering

The faculty of Science & Engineering are now offering the opportunity to start your postgraduate degree in January.
If you find that the more traditional September start isn’t ideal timing for you, then our January intake gives you the chance to commence your studies at an alternative time of year.
 
Discover the right course for you

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<p>Student Union Welfare Officer, Tonari smiling on the SU roof.</p>

Applying to the University of Plymouth?

Making the decision to study in the United Kingdom is a really exciting one. But before you apply to study with us, you'll probably have lots of questions.
For everything from country-specific application guidance to information on our international scholarships, please visit our International Apply page. It includes everything you need to know as a prospective student, and will help to answer any questions you have.
Explore our information and advice for prospective students

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Other useful resources

Virtual tour

Discover the University of Plymouth campus and explore our beautiful city with our virtual tour!
Our new virtual tour lets you experience our campus and city first-hand — and gives you the opportunity to explore the environments and facilities that inspire and shape our learning every day. 
 Discover our virtual tour 

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International scholarships
 

To reward outstanding achievement the University of Plymouth offers scholarship schemes to help towards funding your studies. You could get up to 50% off your tuition fees in your first year.

To hear from more of our students, please visit our International Student Profiles page.

<p>Sumalka Mendis<br></p>

University of Plymouth student wins J.P. Morgan’s Student Positive Impact Award 2021

Congratulations to Sumalka Mendis, an international student at the University who has won J.P. Morgan’s Student Positive Impact Award 2021.
As an international student at Plymouth, Sumalka's own experiences of living far away from her family in a foreign country encouraged her to go out of her way to support new students – particularly during the pandemic.

Student blogs

Our student blogs are another good way to get an insight into what it's like to live and study here.
Our international student bloggers regularly post about their experiences at the University of Plymouth. 
To read their latest blog posts, and chat to the students directly, visit our Unibuddy page.

<p>International student on the Barbican, smiling in the sunshine.</p>
<p>International students smiling and taking a selfie on the Barbican.</p>