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The University offers accommodation in a variety of halls of residence with 41-week contracts. And while all University-managed accommodation is in an undergraduate environment, you’re welcome to apply as a postgraduate student too. Where possible, the University ensures you live with mature undergraduates and other postgraduate students.
The University offer studios for single occupancy and shared flats - most rooms are en suite. The halls of residence sites on campus are:
Francis Drake (en-suites, three bed flats and studios available)
Radnor (all en-suite rooms)
Robbins (en-suites available)
Mary Newman (all en-suite rooms)
Pilgrim (all en-suites)
Halls situated within walking distance of the University are:
Central Point (all en-suite rooms)
Discovery Heights (en-suites and studio flats)
Astor House (en-suites and studio flats)
For updated prices and information about Postgraduate accommodation please visit their website.
The University’s library serves as a great academic resource. Open 24/7 with around 350,000 books and multimedia items and 14,000 journal subscriptions, students’ studies are fully supported.
There are a range of study environments and all of the resources you need to carry out research are available. You can conduct your studies with experienced and friendly staff to help you with an array of facilities on hand, including: computers, printers, photocopiers, loan equipment, and a shop.
Plymouth has a range of bespoke study areas and expert facilities which can be utilised to explore new techniques and conduct research. Many of these facilities are geared towards the University's portfolio of postgraduate taught and research programmes, including the:
PG Admissions and Study Zone
Coastal, Ocean and Sediment Transport (COAST) Laboratory
Derriford Research Facility
Immersive Vision Theatre
High Performance Computing and the Supercomputer
Advanced Composites Manufacturing Centre
Marine Navigation Centre
University of Plymouth students on Postgraduatesearch say:
“Really good. The library is amazing.”
“Absolutely top notch.”
“Up to date resources including interactive whiteboards.”
“Very good. I have been very impressed with the library and also food outlets.”