Postgraduate open evening

Embarking on a postgraduate programme is a major decision, and one for which you may need further advice and guidance in helping you to make your final choice. Why not come along and visit us at our Postgraduate and Professional Open Evening? Take this opportunity to have your questions answered or find out more about your subject of interest.

Why attend?

This is your chance to visit Plymouth University and find out about the range of postgraduate and professional development opportunities that are available to you.

Both academic and professional support staff from the University will be available to answer your questions and give you advice, guidance and information about our programmes.

There will be a wide range of faculties, departments and services exhibiting at the open evening, with stands covered throughout the evening by academic and professional staff to answer your questions. Below we have provided some information about our exhibitors, and a list of academic staff attendees will be available to view in November.

Programme of activities

The evening will consist of welcome talks, finance talks, subject specific talks and drop-in sessions to provide you will all the information you require to choose the right postgraduate programme to meet your needs.

A full programme will be emailed to you one week prior to the open evening.

Support areas attending the open evening

  • Admissions Hub
  • Careers & Employability Service
  • Graduate School
  • International Student Advisory Service (ISAS)
  • Learning Support and Wellbeing
  • Plymouth University International College (PUIC)
  • Postgraduate Society
  • Students' Union
  • Plymouth University Peninsula Schools of Medicine and Dentistry (PUPSMD)

Please note that our list of exhibitors is subject to change. Check back regularly for the most up-to-date information.

UK government postgraduate loan scheme

From academic year 2016/17 you could be eligible for a government loan of up to £10000 towards the cost of your masters degree. You can find out more about the postgraduate loan scheme on the Find A Masters website.

iPad mini competition

Following our Postgraduate Open Evenings, we send out a survey to all students asking for their feedback regarding our event. To say thank you for taking the time to complete the surveys, we enter all participants into a prize draw to win an iPad mini.

Our recent prize winners are listed below.

Postgraduate Open Evening - March 2015

  • Student winner: Jordan Seeley

Postgraduate Open Evening - November 2015

  • Student winner: Anna Williams

Postgraduate study

Whether you choose a taught masters programme, or undertake a research degree or professional doctorate, you will be supported and supervised by staff who are international experts in their field.

An essential aspect of Plymouth University's lively, enterprising culture is our community of postgraduate students.

Postgraduate study