Postgraduate study

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Postgraduate loans

As part of a new government funded masters loan scheme, masters students who are under the age of 60 can now access a loan of up to £10,000 as a contribution towards the cost of their study.

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

More detailed information on the new postgraduate loan.

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 research with the Graduate School

We can help you with any questions you might have about postgraduate research with Plymouth University - whether you'd like to apply to join us or are already studying with us.

Find out all you need to know about research degrees at Plymouth University, from enquiries to receiving your award.

Learn more about the Graduate School

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