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University of Plymouth

Plymouth | South West England

Varied union activities City Campus By the sea

Ucas code: P60

The University of Plymouth is renowned for high quality, internationally-leading education, research and innovation. With a mission to Advance Knowledge and Transform Lives, Plymouth is a *top 50 research university with clusters of world class research across a wide range of disciplines including marine science and engineering, medicine, robotics and psychology. A twice winner of the Queen’s Anniversary Prize for Higher Education, the University of Plymouth continues to grow in stature and reputation. It has a strong track record for teaching and learning excellence, and has one of the highest numbers of National Teaching Fellows of any UK university. With 21,000 students, and a further 17,000 studying for a Plymouth degree at partner institutions in the UK and around the world, and over 100,000 alumni pursuing their chosen careers globally, it has a growing global presence. * Research Fortnight Research Power League Table 2014.
Source:University of Plymouth website

How students describe this university

We asked more than 11,000 undergraduates to say how far they would describe their uni as having the following characteristics. We carry out this analysis where we have scores from at least 30 students. You can also see whether these ratings are high, medium or low compared to other universities.

Creative

67%

MED

Political

49%

MED

Varied union activities

77%

HIGH

Diverse local nightlife

69%

MED

Sporty

66%

MED

Vital stats

Sources: NSS, DLHE & HESA
% of graduates in work or further study 95% MED
Average graduate salary £21k MED
Student satisfaction score 79%

Number of students

20,766

students attended last year

Undergraduate / Postgraduate

85%

of students are undergrads

Full-time / Part-time

16%

of students are part-time

Male / Female

43%

of students are male

Young / Mature

20%

of students aged over 21

UK / Non-UK

10%

of students here are from outside the UK

What students say about this university

532 comments (145 students)

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