Plymouth University's teaching and research activities are divided into the following Schools, each of which has its own specialist staff and facilities. Get a flavour for each School by browsing through their own websites and pages listed here.

Faculty of Arts & Humanities

PIE Students and School Children at Wembury Beach

Plymouth Institute of Education

Plymouth Institute of Education works with a range of partners to offer high quality research, undergraduate and postgraduate programmes.

Student looks at drawing boards at Arts Degree show.

School of Architecture, Design and Environment

With the School of ADE you have the opportunity to study on our undergraduate or postgraduate programmes within, or join the research community of, three distinct subject groups: Architecture, Design and Environmental Building.

Graphic Communication Student at Plymouth University

School of Art and Media

The School of Art and Media offers high quality, student-centred degrees, postgraduate programmes and research opportunities focussed on adaptability and relevance to today’s cultural industries.

Ballerinas

School of Humanities and Performing Arts

The School of Humanities and Performing Arts combines world-leading research with undergraduate and postgraduate degrees within the disciplines of Art History, Dance, Theatre and Performance, English and Creative Writing, History and Music

Faculty of Business

Students enjoy the National Marine Aquarium

Plymouth Business School

Plymouth Business School provides a really friendly and supportive environment which helps you to get the most out of your study. We want you to have fun, make new friends and to achieve the best of your abilities.

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Plymouth Graduate School of Management

The Plymouth Graduate School of Management can help you realise your ambitions and develop your potential as a manager and leader of the future

Law student

Plymouth Law School

Our key objective as a Law School is to provide all of our students with an excellent experience - in the 2012 National Student Survey we obtained an overall student satisfaction rating of 95% .

House of Lords

School of Government

The newly formed School of Government has built on its solid teaching and research strengths in International Relations, Politics, Sociology and Public Services to deliver the most engaged, entrepreneurial and employable graduates.

Chinese New Year fire artists

School of Tourism and Hospitality

The School of Tourism and Hospitality seeks to create a stimulating multidisciplinary learning environment that fosters the pursuit of entrepreneurship and business engagement

Faculty of Health & Human Sciences

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School of Health Professions

The School of Health Professions has something for everyone interested in health and care–related professions.

School of Nursing and Midwifery

School of Nursing and Midwifery

Our courses in the fields of adult, child and mental health nursing and in midwifery have been designed with your career and the future needs of the workforce in mind.

School of Psychology

School of Psychology

The School of Psychology is international, cosmopolitan, and friendly. We share our expertise and enthusiasm with over 800 students.

Faculty of Science & Environment

Lycaena butterfly

School of Biological Sciences

School of Biological Sciences homepage

Configuration from a HPC simulation

School of Computing and Mathematics

We have an excellent track record in teaching and research, alongside wider engagement with business and community. Our expertise spans computing, electronics, mathematics, robotics and statistics.

Environmental Science student on a field trip

School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences

The School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences is comprised of four distinct areas, each delivering exceptional teaching, support and research.

Coastal and Ocean Science and Engineering experiment at Perranporth beach

School of Marine Science and Engineering

The School has five subject groups, civil and coastal engineering, marine biology, marine science, mechanical, marine and materials engineering and navigation and maritime science, each delivering exceptional teaching, support and research.

Plymouth University Peninsula Schools of Medicine and Dentistry

Peninsula School of Dentistry

Plymouth University Peninsula School of Dentistry

The School of Dentistry is committed to three core aims: outstanding clinical education; strong social engagement; and world class research which will all feature strongly in your learning experience.

School of Medicine

Plymouth University Peninsula School of Medicine

The School of Medicine is committed to three core aims: outstanding clinical education; strong social engagement; and world class research which will all feature strongly in your learning experience.

School of Biomedical and Healthcare Sciences

School of Biomedical and Healthcare Sciences

The School of Biomedical & Healthcare Sciences is committed to three core aims: outstanding clinical education; strong social engagement; and world class research which will all feature strongly in your learning experience.