Your applicant journey

Apply now for 2019

Choosing the right university for you can seem like a daunting process but it is also an exciting and life-changing experience that you should take the time to enjoy. There can be a lot to consider before you apply so to get you started we have gathered together information to guide you through every stage of your applicant journey.

How to apply

Advice for...

  • International applicants the application process is different for international students. Our dedicated guide to the international admissions process will help you every step of the way.
  • Postgraduate applicants applying for postgraduate taught programmes or research? You can view all our postgraduate programmes and research opportunities as well as find information about fees and funding.

  • Mature students information to help you if you're over the age of 21 and are considering returning to study as a mature student.
  • Schools and colleges welcome to outreach. We provide a range of services to schools and colleges and organise a host of events to help inform and inspire potential students with the opportunities available in higher education.
  • Parents and guardians we know the applicant journey can be an anxious time for parents and guardians too. Find information on how to best support your son or daughter through applying to university in our dedicated guide for parents.

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The next chapter

Watch this film to discover more about graduation at the University of Plymouth

Your journey

It's great that you're considering the University of Plymouth, a top three UK modern university*, for the next steps of your student journey.

Joining a university is life changing and the application process can be daunting. That's why we're keen to make the application process as straightforward as possible – from before you apply, right up until the exciting moment when you enrol on your course.

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