University of Plymouth - Foundation

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Ranked Top 500 universities in the world


Plymouth University was originally founded as the Plymouth School of Navigation in 1862 and is located in the picturesque South West of England. The university scores well in law, psychology, geographical sciences, computing (including digital media) and computer science, fine art and art history and the University of Plymouth ranks 503rd in the CWUR World University Rankings 2017. In The Times and Sunday Times University League Table 2018, the University of Plymouth's world ranking was listed as joint 701st and 601–650 in QS World University Rankings 2019.

The International College provides foundation, first year and pre-Masters programs which lead to a wide range of undergraduate (Bachelors) and postgraduate (Masters) degrees at the University of Plymouth.



Available for international students

Post-study work visa

Available for international students


Sophie Shaw
Sophie Shaw
BEd Primary (Maths Specialism)
Teaching is a rewarding career and my aim is to become a strong female role model for the next generation. It is extremely important every student is treated as an individual, and I want to help children grow into well-rounded, young people.
Samuel Castlehouse
Samuel Castlehouse
LLB (Hons) Law
My ambition is for a life at the Bar as a barrister and I’m pleased to say I’ve recently been accepted onto the next stage of my legal training in London. This would not have been possible without the opportunities provided by the University and the exceptional support of their academic staff.


Business & Management

Foundation in Business and Management

Computer Science & IT

Foundation in Computing

Engineering & Technology

Foundation in Engineering and Robotics

Environment & Agriculture

Foundation in Environmental Sciences

Hospitality and Tourism

First Year in Tourism and Hospitality

Law, Humanities and Social Sciences

Foundation in Politics and International Relations

Pharmacy, Health and Life Sciences

Foundation in Health and Human Sciences

Natural Science & Mathematics

Foundation in Navigation, Marine and Ocean


Foundation in Architecture and Design

Tuition & Cost

The costs listed below are an estimate based on what most students pay. The final price for tuition, housing and other expenses will vary based on program, English level, housing selection and other factors. For more exact pricing, please contact our advisors.
£ 26,119 Average cost per year
£ 12,675Tuition
£ 6,722Housing
£ 6,722Other

Required Documents

Below are the minimum documents required for our admissions team to conduct a review of your application to this institution. Additional documents may be required for specific programs or for the institution to issue you an unconditional letter of admission. Please contact an advisor for more information.

Passport Copy

English Test Result

School Transcript

Submission Deadlines

September 2022
Application Deadline:August 01, 2022
Program Start:September 12, 2022