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University of Plymouth

Location: Plymouth, England, UK
Websiteinfo for exchange students
Language of instruction: English
Terms: Fall semester (late September - January), spring semester (January -  May)


Discover a thriving waterfront city at the heart of the stunning South West of the United Kingdom

  • The University of Plymouth sits on the UK’s idyllic South Devon coastline at the very centre of the city. One of the largest universities in the region, our growing international reputation is matched by some exciting campus developments.
  • With excellent national transport links, great shopping and culture, top sporting opportunities, pristine seas and south-coast sunshine, at the University of Plymouth you can live the lifestyle that only the UK’s South West peninsula can offer
  • Choose the perfect place to study and play, and experience culture, history, arts and sport joining students from all over the world at the largest university in South West England.


Area of study

  • Science
  • Arts
  • Social Sciences
  • Business
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Science

Exchange credit history

See the exchange credit history listing of courses that have been previously evaluated from University of Plymouth. Note that this is a guide only, and not a guarantee that your courses would be evaluated in the same way.


  • On-campus housing: Available. There is a mixture of University allocated Halls, Student Accommodation Agencies and University approved private houses available. Halls do tend to be slightly more expensive than private accommodation, however may be more convenient as students can secure accommodation before they arrive in Plymouth. For details, see the university's accommodation website.
  • Off-campus housing: Available.

Medical Insurance, Immigration & Arrival

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