University of Plymouth students relaxing on the Students' Union roof outside the library
Congratulations on taking the first step towards becoming a University of Plymouth student. With students from over 100 different countries studying with us, you'll be among friends from the start. 
Apply for an undergraduate course
Study on an undergraduate course as an international student
Apply for a postgraduate taught programme
Study on a postgraduate taught programme as an international student
Apply for a postgraduate research programme
Study on a postgraduate research programme as an international student

Application deadlines for undergraduate and postgraduate taught programmes

Sem 1 Sem 2
Application deadline (excluding courses applied for through UCAS) 03/12/2023 31/07/2024
Deposit deadline 13/12/2023 23/08/2024
Final CAS issuing date 22/12/2023 06/09/2024
Final enrolment date (Faculty of Science and Engineering) 02/02/2024 TBA
Final enrolment date (Faculty of Arts and Humanities) 16/02/2024 TBA
These deadlines are for undergraduate and postgraduate taught courses only. For postgraduate research application deadlines, please refer to the details of the programme for which you want to apply.
These deadlines are subject to change if we receive an excess of applications, so we encourage you to submit your application as soon as possible. You do not need to have all your documents available to submit your application.
Funding for international students
UK Agent Quality Framework

Apply through the Common App 

Open to students from the Americas

The Common App is a not-for-profit membership organisation that, since its founding over 35 years ago, has been committed to providing reliable services that promote equity, access, and integrity in the college application process.
Undergraduate students from the Americas can apply for our courses through Common App. 
BEd (Hons) Primary international opportunities

University of Plymouth International College (UPIC)

If you require a foundation or pathway course before being able to meet the University of Plymouth's entry requirements, you can apply to study these via UPIC.
UPIC offers you a number of prestigious pathways with both undergraduate and postgraduate degrees available to international students. We're located on the main University of Plymouth campus and you can join us in January, May or September. 
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