Postgraduate study

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Postgraduate open evening – Wednesday 7 March 2018

Meet our academic and professional support staff who are on hand to answer your questions and give you advice, guidance and information about our postgraduate research and taught programmes.

Find out more about our next postgraduate open evening

Working with experts

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. Their breadth and depth of knowledge means they are well placed to help you plan towards your future career and give advice based on genuine experience.

A-Z of taught postgraduate programmes

Which postgraduate study option is right for me?

We offer a wide variety of taught and research-based postgraduate degrees, each one with a different emphasis. Some provide you with the essentials required to embark on a research career in academia or beyond, while others offer you career-boosting skills and expertise. 


Browse available postgraduate study options...

Search for a course

Campus tours

Unable to attend our next postgraduate open evening event? Not to worry, you can still visit us and get a feel for the campus and the city by booking onto one of our many campus tours on offer.

Find out more about our campus tours

Postgraduate loans

You may now be eligible for a government loan of up to £10,280 towards the cost of your masters degree.

The loans will be available for both taught and research masters programmes across all disciplines and subject areas.

Find out more about your eligibility for a postgraduate loan.

Postgraduate blogs

Our postgraduate blogs give you an insight into what it is really like to be a postgraduate student at Plymouth University.

Meet our postgraduate bloggers

Book your place at a postgraduate open evening

Get answers to your questions at our dedicated postgraduate open evening on campus. Meet our academic and professional support staff who are on hand to answer your questions and give you advice, guidance and information about our postgraduate research and taught programmes. 

A wide range of faculties, departments and services exhibit at the open evenings attended by our staff who will be ready to answer your questions on everything from financial support to our investment in facilities.