Postgraduate study





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Applying for postgraduate study

The University aims to make the application procedure as simple and efficient as possible. Our Admissions team is on hand to offer help and can put you in touch with the appropriate faculty if you wish to discuss any programme in detail. The Graduate School is also available to answer any queries on our postgraduate research degrees –

If you have a disability and would like further information about the support provided by Plymouth University, please visit our Disability Assist Services website. Support is also available to overseas candidates applying to the University from our International Admissions Team via

If you would like to speak to one of our course information advisors, please contact us:

Submitting an application

Apply for postgraduate study using our postgraduate online application form.

Alternatively you can download a copy of the application form to be submitted by hand, by post or via email with accompanying attachments.

Additional guidance information can also be downloaded on how to complete the form.

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Postgraduate and professional open evenings

Visit Plymouth to find out about the range of postgraduate and professional development opportunities for you.

Academic and professional staff are available to answer your questions and give advice, guidance and information about our programmes and courses.

Find out more about our postgraduate and professional open evenings

Research with Plymouth University

With an international reputation for the quality of our research in many diverse fields across the sciences, business, arts and humanities, Plymouth University is one of the leading research universities in the South West of England.

Learn more about research with Plymouth University and what it can offer you, your community, or your business.

Plymouth's research themes, people, activity and support

Research Degree awards

Plymouth University currently offers a wide range of postgraduate research degree programmes which can be studied both full time and part time.

Learn more about our awards

Postgraduate study - Jonathan Barlow

Throughout the duration of my PhD I have been given opportunities to present my research at international conferences, publish my findings in well-established scientific journals and conduct research in world-class research institutions in Europe.

Jonathan is studying Obesity and Diabetics.

Read Jonathan's thoughts on postgraduate study with Plymouth University