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University of Plymouth

Plymouth | South West England

Varied union activities Creative City Campus By the sea

Ucas code: P60

Plymouth is a top 50 UK research institution with genuine clusters of world class expertise across areas as diverse as marine science and engineering, medicine, robotics and psychology. With 21,000 students and a further 17,000 studying University of Plymouth awards at partner colleges, it is one of largest higher education providers in the country, and has a strong track record in teaching with one of the highest numbers of National Teaching Fellows of any UK university.
Source:University of Plymouth website
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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

66%

HIGH

Political

44%

MED

Varied union activities

75%

HIGH

Diverse local nightlife

70%

MED

Sporty

66%

MED

Vital stats

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

Number of students

21,645

students attended last year

Undergraduate / Postgraduate

85%

of students are undergrads

Full-time / Part-time

19%

of students are part-time

Male / Female

43%

of students are male

Young / Mature

21%

of students aged over 21

UK / Non-UK

10%

of students here are from outside the UK

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League table rankings

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