Plymouth Sound with Mount Edgcumbe in the foreground, Drake's Island in the middle ground, and the city and Dartmoor in the background

Study with us

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

International undergraduate application
Apply to join an undergraduate programme as an international student.
International postgraduate taught application
Apply to join a postgraduate taught programme as an international student.
International postgraduate research application
Apply for a research degree as an international student.
Applying from your country 
Check our regional entry requirements and contact our local agents for support with your application.
English language requirements
Find out the minimum language ability you need, or join our courses to improve your English.
University of Plymouth International College
On-campus provider of programmes that lead to degrees.
Scholarships for international students
Find out about the options available for funding your studies.
Opportunities to study abroad 
Exchanges to and from the University of Plymouth.
Join our summer school
Experience the beautiful city of Plymouth by joining us for our international summer programmes.

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.
Students' Union
Events, spaces, clubs, societies, volunteering, advice and more.
Chat with our students and read their blogs.
Facts and figures 
The University of Plymouth in numbers.
Virtual tour
Take an interactive tour of our campus. 

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.
Global Opportunities 
Global Opportunities develops and enriches the University's international partnership network and prepares students to become global citizens.
International agents  
Information for our current agents and those thinking of registering as our agents overseas.

Contact the international teams

International Office: international student recruitment and country visits

+44 1752 588049

Admissions: course enquiries or applications

+44 1752 585858

Global Opportunities: exchanges, summer schools and transnational education

+44 1752 587518

Student Immigration: immigration and international study

+44 1752 587676

UK Visas and Immigration compliance

+44 1752 587800

Smeaton's Tower on Plymouth Hoe