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Tackling global challenges isn't just a problem for environmental scientists to solve. Our masters programmes aim to empower designers, makers, engineers, and critical thinkers to all play their part in shaping a better tomorrow.
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Applications for taught postgraduate programmes

Our Postgraduate Admissions and Enquiries team are on hand to offer help and can put you in touch with the appropriate faculty if you wish to discuss any programme in detail.

If you are a current student at Plymouth, depending on your programme, you may not need to apply through the normal route. Talk to our admissions team about fast tracking your masters.

+44(0)1752 585858

Research degree applications

The Doctoral College  is available to answer any queries on our postgraduate research degrees.

+44(0)1752 587640

Health conditions, impairments and disabilities

If you have a disability and would like further information about the support we provide, please read our disability, dyslexia and modified assessment advice.

International students

Students from over 100 countries currently study with us, attracted to Plymouth by our reputation for teaching and research as well as the opportunity to experience one of the UK’s most beautiful regions.

Whether you are looking to study a postgraduate degree, take part in a summer school, study as part of an exchange or extend your academic studies with a research degree, we'll help you at every step of your journey – from making your application, to settling in during and after your studies.

Advice for international students

English language requirements

Find support through the English Language Centre

University of Plymouth International College (UPIC)

Why consider postgraduate study?

  • What are the benefits of continuing your education?
  • Why stay in Plymouth if you’ve already studied here?
  • Why come to Plymouth if you’ve studied elsewhere?
There are different things to consider when deciding whether to take your education to the next level. Regardless of your journey so far, there are many reasons why Plymouth should be on your radar if you want to take your learning further.
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Postgraduate open evening

Your opportunity to discuss postgraduate study, research, masters programmes and professional development at the University of Plymouth.
Our next event will take place in the autumn – booking will open soon, keep an eye out for more information.
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