The University of Plymouth is a public research university based predominantly in Plymouth, England where the main campus is located, but the university has campuses and affiliated colleges across South West England. With 18,410 students, it is the 57th largest in the United Kingdom by total number of students.

We will adapt our existing core strategic principles to enhance the University’s reputation and to understand sustainability as an embedded principle across everything we do.

1. Quality: striving for the highest quality in everything we do.

2. One Team: working, planning for and delivering a shared vision, underpinned by a strong sense of collegiality.

3. Reputation: building our institutional reputation through confidence in our pioneering contributions, excellence in education and research, socio-economic impact, and thought leadership.

4. Sustainability: sustainability in our finances, reputation, services, partnerships, environmental performance and global contribution.


Plymouth is located in the south west coast of England. It is a great location for both learning and leisure. Plymouth has transport links via train from London but can also be accessed via air at Bristol and Exeter airports.


The University offers top courses in Environmental Science, Marine Biology and Hospitality & Tourism. Click below to discover the wide range of courses that are offered by the University of Plymouth.