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University of Plymouth

Vibrant ocean-city campus location

University of Plymouth

Study at a top 10 UK modern university*

University of Plymouth

Award-winning, refurbished Students’ Union with over 60 sports clubs and 110 societies

University of Plymouth

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Why choose Plymouth?

There are lots of great reasons to study with the University of Plymouth.

Plymouth is a top ten UK modern university¹ with a Silver Award in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF)²

Rated in the top 25 universities for Job Prospects in 2019.**

Plymouth benefits from vibrant city life, set within dramatic countryside with some of Britain’s most beautiful beaches close by

Ranked 8th in the world – and 1st in the UK – for Marine and Ocean Engineering***

We’re proud to be a top green university in the UK

A top 50 UK university in terms of research power, according to the most recent Research Excellence Framework (2014)

¹ Times Higher Education ‘Young Universities’ 2019.
² TEF 2018. ** What Uni Student Choice Awards 2019.
*** The ShanghaiRanking Global Ranking of Academic Subjects 2019

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University of Plymouth

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