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University of Plymouth: Admissions 2024, Rankings, Fees & Acceptance Rate

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About Plymouth University

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Year of establishment1862
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Accepted Exams
Total International Students3000
Endowments ValuePound Sterling 475,000
No.of Campuses1
Accommodation expenses5268 Pound for 1 sharing (UG),4838 Pound for 1 sharing (PG)
Meal expenses1750 Pound (UG)
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Q:   How hard is it to get into the University of Plymouth?

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The University of Plymouth acceptance rate is 85%, which means out of 100 applications 85 are admitted to the university. It may be difficult for international students to get into the university because of its moderately high acceptance rate. Students must have good academic profile and score a qualifying GPA. They also need to meet the University of Plymouth requirements to get into the university.

 

Q:   Does University of Plymouth accept Indian students?

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University of Plymouth accepts Indian students every year for admission. The entry requirements for undergraduate applicants are given as follows:

·       The applicant must have completed the High School Certificate (year 12)

·       Indian School Certificate for year 12

·       All India Senior School Certificate Examination with atleast 60% or above

The entry requirements for postgraduate applicants are given as follows:

Indian degree classification

Bachelor of Technology degree classification GPA

UK Degree Equivalent

60-100 %

7.0 and above

2:1

55-59%

6.0-6.9

2:2

 

Q:   Is University of Plymouth good for international students?

A: 

University of Plymouth is good for international students in the following ways:

·       The university was ranked in the top 25 universities for teaching quality in the 2020 National Student Survey

·       The university has been ranked #4 globally for the United Nations Sustainable Development Goal #14 according to the Times Higher Education Impact Rankings 2022

·       Plymouth University has 150 partnerships with institutions from 26 countries for collaborations in teaching and research

·       More than 7,000 students are studying for a Plymouth degree at partner institutions in the UK and around the world.

·       The university has an alumni community with more than 178,000 graduates who are pursuing their careers globally.

·       University of Plymouth is the first and only university after 1992 that has launched its own medical and dental school.

 

Plymouth University Scholarships 2024

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Q:   Does University of Plymouth offer scholarships to international students?

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The scholarships offered to UG and PG international applicants are given as follows:

·       UG International Student Scholarship- This scholarship is offered automatically and based on the eligibility criteria being fulfilled. The scholarship value is EUR 2,000 off on the tuition fees in the first year

·       International Academic Scholarship- Students must submit an application to be eligible for this scholarship. The value of this scholarship is 50% off on the tuition fees of the student in the first year for UG and for PG, 50% off the successive year’s tuition fee if the student has an overall grade of 70%

·       International Partner Scholarship- The student will be eligible for this scholarship if they are studying at an institution which has a partnership agreement with University of Plymouth

·       Postgraduate Taught International Student Scholarship- This scholarship has a value of EUR 2,000 which will be reduced from the tuition fees.

Also read: Scholarships in UK for Indian Students in 2023-24

 

Plymouth University Admission Dates 2024

  • Application fees :Pound 34
  • Type of deadline :Regular
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Q:   How can international students apply to University of Plymouth?

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International applicants can apply to University of Plymouth through the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS) portal online. The university also accepts applications through the Common Application Portal. The steps to apply for international applicants are given as follows:

·       The student must choose a course on the online UCAS portal for admissions

·       After selecting the course, the student must register and create an account on the portal as a new user.

·       The applicant must fill their important details such as contact, nationality, fees and qualifications

·       After filling the application, the applicant must review all their details before submitting

·       UG applicants will hear about their status on the UCAS track system whereas PG applicants will hear about their application status within 14 days.

 

 

Q:   What is the University of Plymouth deadline for international students?

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The University of Plymouth deadline is Dec 03, 2024, for undergraduate and graduate programs apply online directly through university website. The UCAS deadline for international students is Jan 31, 2024, to study the undergraduate programs. Check the below table to know more about the University of Plymouth deadline for international students

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Application Deadlines

UCAS Deadline

Jan 31, 2024

Final CAS issuing date

Dec 22, 2023

Final Enrolment date

Feb 12, 2024

 

Q:   How to apply for the University of Plymouth admission?

A: 

International students can apply for Plymouth admission through UCAS or Agent for undergraduate program. For admission in graduate admission, students can submit the admission application directly through university website. We have mentioned the complete application below:

Step 1 – Choose your program

Step 2 – Apply through UCAS or Local Agent

Step 3 – Wait to receive your offer

Step 4 – Apply for student visa

Step 5 – Wait to receive your UK student visa

Step 6 – Prepare to travel to the UK

 

Plymouth University Tuition Fees, Duration, and Eligibility 2024

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Courses1st Year Tuition FeesDuration & Eligibility
B.E. / B.Tech(5 courses)
INR 15 L - 19 L
Duration3-4 years
Exam AcceptedIELTS: 6 & Above, PTE: 50 & Above
BBA(2 courses)
INR 18 L
Duration3 years
Exam AcceptedIELTS: 6 & Above, PTE: 50 & Above
MBBS(1 course)
INR 41 L
Duration5 years
Exam AcceptedIELTS: 7.5 & Above
MS(2 courses)
INR 21 L
Duration1 year
Exam AcceptedIELTS: 6.5 & Above, PTE: 59 & Above
B.Sc.(2 courses)
INR 19 L
Duration3 years
Exam AcceptedIELTS: 6 & Above, PTE: 53 - 59
M.Sc.(2 courses)
INR 19 L
Duration1 year
Exam AcceptedIELTS: 6.5 & Above, PTE: 58 & Above
MBA/PGDM(2 courses)
INR 19 L
Duration1 year
Exam AcceptedIELTS: 6.5 & Above, PTE: 58 & Above
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Q:   What is the tuition fees for international students at University of Plymouth?

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The University of Plymouth fees for international students for first year is given in the table below:

Courses

1st Year Tuition Fees

BE/ BTech (5 Courses)

INR 14.82 L – INR 17.74 L

BSc (2 Courses)

INR 13.57 L – INR 14.4 L

BSc (2 Courses)

INR 15.87 L

BSc (1 Courses)

INR 23.07 L

MS (2 Courses)

INR 18.79 L

Also read: Most Affordable Universities in the UK 2023-2024

 

Q:   What is the requirements for MBA at the University of Plymouth?

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International students need to meet the University of Plymouth requirements to study MBA program. We have mentioned below the requirements for MBA at the University of Plymouth:

·      A bachelor’s degree with a Lower Second / 2:2 class honours degree or equivalent

·      English language requirements: IELTS 6.5 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each element) or equivalent

·      Must have at least 12 months experience in a relevant role

 

Q:   What are the general admission requirements for international students at University of Plymouth?

A: 

The admission requirements for international students are given as follows:

  • Complete the online application by applying through the Common Application portal
  • High School Diploma/Transcripts
  • Academic school record
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Original or copies of all qualifications such as the degree certificate and full transcripts
  • Two Letters of Recommendation
  • A copy of passport
  • Copy of previous or current UK visa if available
  • Proof of English Language Proficiency
  • Resume/CV
  • Personal Statement

To read more about admissions, click here.

 

Plymouth University Job Outcomes

Top Recruiters

Siemens
Oracle
3M
Becton Dickinson
Maverick
Symantec
Apple
IBM
Barclays Bank
EliLilly
Microsoft
IBM
KPMG
Unilever
Orange
RBS (Royal Bank of Scotland)
HP
BBC
Toshiba
Harley Davidson
British Airways
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Q:   Does University of Plymouth offer placements to international students?

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University of Plymouth offers a placement year which is also called a work-placement in industry. The placement is an integrated part of the degree for many subject areas at the university but it can be optional. The benefits of choosing a placement are given as follows:

·       It enhanced employment prospects and many students will go back to their placement provider at the graduate level

·       The placements will help the students in their improved skills and knowledge which includes the softer employability skills and specific technical skills and competencies.

·       It increases the understanding and awareness of the world of working, ability to articulate skills and achievements and self-awareness

·       The placements will broaden the student’s network of professional contacts.

 

Plymouth University Rankings 2024

B+Overall University Grade
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Electronics EngineeringB++
#32
Business EconomicsC+
#69
#251
#55
#57
#26
#35
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Q:   What is the ranking of University of Plymouth in UK?

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According to the Guardian University Rankings 2023, University of Plymouth is ranked at #63 whereas in 2022 it increased to #41. Students can check below the University of Plymouth world ranking and Aston University world ranking decalred by the QS World University ranking in the table below:

Year

University of Plymouth

Aston University

2019

601-650

381

2020

651-700

442

2021

651-700

501-550

2022

601-650

485

2023

651-700

551-600

 

Q:   Which is better; University of Plymouth or University of Bristol?

A: 

The comparative US News and World Report Global Rankings of University of Plymouth and University of Bristol are given as follows:

Year

University of Plymouth

University of Bristol

2019

516

81

2020

516

81

2021

534

86

2022

541

92

2023

558

93

 

Q:   What are the Business course rankings at University of Plymouth?

A: 

The rankings for Business courses at University of Plymouth are given as follows:

Year

Times Higher Education- PG Business and Economics

The Guardian- Business, Management & Marketing

2019

251-300

68

2020

251-300

54

2021

201-250

64

2022

201-250

70

2023

176-200

83

 

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Q:   What are the English Language Proficiency tests required for international students at Plymouth University?

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The English Language Proficiency tests accepted at University of Plymouth are given as follows:

 
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The University of Plymouth is a diverse and innovative institution with several interesting facts:

  • Plymouth gets a High rate of graduate employment, which is 95%
  • Over 18,500 students and over 182,000 graduates pursuing their careers globally
  • One of just six institutions internationally to receive a Glo

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University of Plymouth will arrange a place for students to reside in whether it be an accommodation run by the university or by private sector landlords. Some of the accommodations offered to international students are given as follows:

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Answered 8 months ago

The University of Plymouth MBA fees for international students for full time programme is £17,500 or INR 17,69,427.22* for the year 2023-24. Students can check the below table for the tuition fees at Plymouth:

Student

2023-24

2024-25

International

£17,500 or INR 17,69,427.22*

£18,400 or INR 18,60,426.33

(*£1 = INR 101.11)

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The University of Plymouth is among the top business schools in the world. According to The Complete University Guide, the university is ranked among the top 100 business schools in the UK. Currently, it is at 64th position by The Complete University Guide. Therefore, it is the best choice to study

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The University of Plymouth scholarships is available for international students. The university offers upto 50% off on tuition fees in first year. Check the below tables to know more about the scholarships at Plymouth:

University of Plymouth scholarships for undergraduate

Scholarships

Amount

Eligibility

Undergraduate International Student Scholarship

£2000 off your tuition fees in year one

Achieve one grade above your academic offer

Meet the standard English language requirements

International Academic Excellence Scholarship

50% off your tuition fees in year one

Must have an outstanding academic record

Meet the standard English language requirements

Have an unconditional/conditional offer letter from the University of Plymouth

Complete a scholarship application form

University of Plymouth schola

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