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Plymouth Marjon University
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Plymouth Marjon University (St Mark and St John) offers a unique postgraduate experience in a beautiful location on Devon’s South Coast.

The university offers a wide range of full time and part-time postgraduate courses tailored towards working professionals and prides itself on links with business and industry. Over 50% of Marjon’s student population are aged 21 or over, offering incredible support networks for its postgraduate population.

Students can build strong working relationships with their peers, and have access to Personal Development Tutors, lecturers, and the Students Union. This wide and supportive community enables each student to achieve the highest outcome.

Marjon sits on a spacious and green campus, in a beautiful part of the UK. Impressive world-class facilities are available at the university, including state-of-the-art gym equipment as well as an on-site bar, café and shop. Postgraduates can benefit from the array of accommodation options in the university’s village houses on campus, which offer a welcomed and peaceful escape.

The university has an excellent reputation and was awarded the Silver Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) for its quality of teaching. It is named as one of the top university in the UK for social mobility and strives to help people change their lives through education.

Marjon offers a pragmatic and focused approach to learning. At the university postgraduates learn in small groups, led by academic teams who are committed to providing encouragement and support whilst challenging their students. The university strives to ensure each student's commitment leads to not only an increase in qualification and skill, but also improved confidence, a broadened contact network, and a new approach for individuals' career growth. 

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About the Plymouth Marjon University

The University of St Mark & St John is among the top 10 Higher Education institutions in England with a 91% student satisfaction rate. At the postgraduate level, it offers numerous programmes including the Executive MBA; PG Cert in Coaching and Mentoring; and MA in Professional Studies.

Postgraduate student body breakdown
Source: HESA, 2019

Study mode
Source: HESA, 2019

This University

37% Part Time
63% Full Time

All universities (avg)

47% Part Time
53% Full Time

Student Nationality
Source: HESA, 2019


UK students


Non-UK students

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Source: HESA, 2019

1,575 Undergraduate
495 Postgraduate

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Source: HESA, 2019


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