Plymouth University

Plymouth University is the largest university in the South West of England, with over 32,000 students and is 9th largest in the United Kingdom by total number of students.

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Address: Drake Circus, Plymouth PL4 8AA, United Kingdom
Phone: +44 1752 600600


Plymouth University is one of the United Kingdom most prominent and dynamic universities with an educational history dating back to 1862. Consistently ranked as one of the top three modern universities, Plymouth has over 30,000 students, almost 3,000 staff.

The University has a long record of high quality innovative research as demonstrated by its achievements in the RAE. The university submitted twenty-five Units of Assessment in the 2008 RAE. The results show that the majority of research submitted by the university included world-leading research, achieving the highest rating possible – scoring 4-stars. Overall, 80% of the research was judged as being of international repute. In the Research Fortnight research power league table , on the basis of the results of the 2008 RAE, Plymouth has leapt 15 places to join the top 50 universities, showing the greatest improvement in the United Kingdom in research performance since the last RAE, in 2001.