Plymouth University

Plymouth, UK

Terms available: Fall, Spring, Full year

Open to juniors and seniors with a College of Business major.

The university

Established in 1862, Plymouth University is the largest university in southwest England, welcoming more than 32,000 students. The university’s enterprise culture aims at delivering sustained innovation and international impact while being committed to driving social inclusion, economic prosperity and environmental quality. Plymouth University has a large and diverse international community with about 3,000 foreign students from more than 100 countries.

Visit Plymouth University website for more information.


International students can take classes in:

– Economics
– Accounting
– Finance
– Marketing
– Human resources
– Supply chain

In order to be enrolled full-time, students must take 60 PU credits per semester. This corresponds to six modules.

For information about the class offerings for semester exchanges, refer to the Semester Course Catalogue 2012/2013

For more information about the class offerings for all year exchange, refer to the All year Course Catalogue 2012/2013

The campus

Located in the heart of the city of Plymouth, the university’s campus delivers world-class standards for researching and studying along with high environmental standards embedded into an estates management programme with an innovative carbon management plan. The campus offers sports facilities, a health center, a library, cafes in various locations of the campus and a student union with a cafeteria serving breakfast and dinner, a lounge, a bar and student organizations. Several residence halls are also available on the campus.


All of the 11 university’s residence halls are situated close to the city center within a 15-minute walk of the campus, main shopping areas and nightlife. They offer a variety of individual rooms suiting most budgets.

The university also provides a database of approved accommodations for students wishing to live off-campus. Approved accommodation is often cheaper than on-campus accommodation.

To apply

1. Complete a Study abroad application form.
2. Meet with your academic adviser to get approval for study abroad exchange program.
3. Turn in the application at International Student Services in the office Student Union 18 (student life).

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