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Plymouth Marjon University sits on a green and spacious campus, with world-class facilities in a spectacular part of the world. Students build strong working relationships with a network of supporters, from their Personal Development Tutors to their lecturers to the Student Union, and therefore achieve more.
All Plymouth Marjon programmes involve work placements of some sort, and all students are trained in critical graduate-level skills such as presenting with impact, applying for jobs, managing interviews and influencing others. The University work very closely with key employers on all programmes, linking students to a network of contacts to help them in their future careers.
Plymouth Marjon were ranked the top university in England for teaching quality by the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019, and the 8th university in England for student experience; 95% of students find employment or move into further study within six months of graduating; and in the National Student Survey 2018, four courses score 100% satisfaction.
Plymouth Marjon University’s research status took a great step forward today as the results from the Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2021 were announced.
89% of Marjon’s research is internationally recognised in terms of originality, significance and rigour. 55% is rated in the highest scoring 3*or 4* categories, as internationally excellent. 100% of Marjon’s research was rated as nationally recognised.
The results are particularly impressive given this is the first time Marjon has entered the REF, which previously took place in 2014. The recognition will mean that Marjon’s burgeoning research capability will be given a huge boost with additional national funding.
For REF 2021, research by Marjon academics published over the last seven years was assessed for quality, originality and impact. Impact case studies are submitted, detailing the real world benefits the research has delivered, and universities are also scored on how they nurture and encourage a dynamic research culture.
Accommodation at Marjon means a great experience and a homely, friendly atmosphere. Plymouth offer an accommodation guarantee to students studying at Marjon for the first time on the Plymouth campus, ensuring you a room either on campus or in off-site University approved accommodation.
Plymouth Marjon University is located in Derriford, just a few miles north of Plymouth in beautiful South West England. Plymouth is a fascinating city with plenty to discover. Offering the unique combination of craggy coastlines, beautiful beaches and rolling moors, it’s a great position from which to explore the rest of the South West - and beyond. The University campus is located to the north of the city, but connections in and out are straightforward.
I sincerely thank SI-UK for getting me accepted to UCL. The MSc in Urban Development and Planning is extremely competitive, but the right guidance provided by SI-UK made my dream of studying at University College London a reality. The services were exceptional from beginning to end.
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