Plymouth University

University Info

Established in 1862
Intakes: September
Students : 30000
University: Plymouth University
Phone : +60 326 939 121
Phone2: +60 326 949 121
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Plymouth University is one of the UK’s most prominent and dynamic universities with an educational history dating back to 1862.

As one of the top 10 UK modern universities in the world, and placed in the 276-300 banding scale in the latest Times Higher Education world rankings, Plymouth has a strong record of excellence, enterprise and innovation across its teaching and research activities and is distinguished by its long-term engagement with business and the community.

Plymouth University has recently been shortlisted for one of the most coveted and prestigious awards in the national higher education sector. The institution has been named as one of six finalists for the University of the Year accolade, in the Time Higher Education Awards. It has also been nominated for Entrepeneurial University of the Year – for a third successive time – and in the Business School of the Year category.

Celebrating its 150th anniversary in 2012 and this year’s recipient of the Queen’s Anniversary Prize, the University enjoys outstanding links with employers and plays a key role in civic and regional leadership.

The University has a long record of high quality innovative research as demonstrated by its achievements in the 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 UK in research performance since the last RAE, in 2001.

Plymouth has embedded sustainability across its operations, and has been regularly named by People & Planet as a top green university in the UK.




The university offer full time programs at undergraduate and postgraduate levels in an array of subject areas including:

  • Accounting, Business & Finance, Art and design,
  • Communication and Media, Computing & IT, Economics, Engineering,
  • Law, Management, Marketing, Mathematics
  • Psychology and Counselling, Sociology,


This institution also offer PHD’s, though please contact NAS Education to discuss your requirements. Please have a drafted proposal to hand when calling.


There are an array of scholarships available to students who fulfill a certain criteria set-out by various scholarship funds, but it can be so confusing? Which is the best one to apply for? .


Scholarships can be provided by various sources including:

  • Institutions
  • Local Governments
  • Foreign Governments
  • Other Private Funds.

To find out more information about the best scholarship for you, please contact us for up to date information. In the interim we have provided you with scholarship links for your perusal.


The nearest airport to the main campus is Cardiff (KLM) or London Heathrow/Gatwick.

According to Wikipedia, industries local to this institution include:

  • Distillery
  • Education
  • Retail
  • Tourism
  • Research


RANDOM FACT: Since 1850 Plymouth has been a destination for cruise liners, including trans-Atlantic ships.  Famous people to have disembarked at Millbay include Walt Disney, Charlie Chaplin and Laurel and Hardy


The best way to reach out to any institution is through social media by contacting current students and alumni. Whilst NAS Education are more than happy to introduce you to other students that have applied from Malaysia, we have collated these links to help you along.