Postgraduate study in Humanities and Performing Arts at the University of Plymouth! Funding options available

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Postgraduate study in Humanities and Performing Arts at the University of Plymouth!

Tackling global challenges isn’t just a problem for environmental scientists to solve. Our degrees empower performers, writers, historians, and musicians to all play their part in shaping a better tomorrow.

At Plymouth, we’re tackling global issues through vocationally focused training led by experts. Study one of our courses to make a difference with a masters.

Apply now to join our creative postgraduate community, a skilled cohort of forward-thinking individuals capable of shaping a better tomorrow!

Why study at Plymouth?

  • Career prospects
    Be prepared for work in contemporary creative sectors through our Knowledge Exchange and dissertation modules. This enables you to engage with external partners such as Theatre Royal Plymouth, The Box and the National Trust to learn from professionals throughout your degree.
  • Follow your interests
    Personalise your masters through electives and optional pathways, developing your own area of expertise recognised in your degree certificate.
  • Expert teaching
    ​Learn from experienced practitioners who are experts in their field and join an intellectually stretching multidisciplinary learning community.

Put your skills to the test in our state-of-the-art facilities:

We’re always evolving our campus to make sure students have access to the highest quality equipment and cutting-edge teaching spaces. Study at Plymouth and benefit from expert facilities to help you grow in your academic field.

  • The House
    Take centre stage at The House, our cutting-edge theatre right on campus that allows you to hone your craft in world-class facilities. As a performance venue, The House attracts some of the best national and international theatre companies to the city, providing you with opportunities to build professional networks as you study.
  • Music Suites
    Gain access to music practice and project rooms and performance spaces. As well as a production suite environment for audio pre-and post-production, you can craft your portfolio in our range of recording and mixing studios.
  • Charles Seale-Hayne Library
    Every student needs a place to study, and ours is open 24/7. Explore an eclectic range of literature with access to approximately 350,000 books, 500,000 eBooks and 80,000 current journal titles.

Why come to Plymouth if you’ve studied elsewhere?

  • Move to a unique location
    In one of the UK’s most beautiful regions, Plymouth is a thriving coastal city. Life in Plymouth might be a world away from what you’re used to and could be the change you need to take your next steps. Take a virtual tour, to see for yourself!
  • Join a modern university with a growing reputation
    Our status as a top 5 modern university reflects our high-quality learning environment and growing research reputation.
  • Help us influence change
    We’re proud to have won awards for our eco-initiatives and have established ourselves as a leading university for Sustainability. We are the second carbon-neutral university in the UK to be verified to PAS 2060 standard.

Funding Options

Here at the University of Plymouth, we understand that funding may be a big part of your decision to go forward with Postgraduate Study. If you studied your undergraduate degree at Plymouth, you may be eligible for a fee discount if you complete your postgraduate studies here as well.

  • 20% discount on tuition fees for home students
  • £2,000 discount on tuition fees for international students

We also offer several scholarships for international students who wish to study postgraduate taught (PGT) degree programmes.

To find out more about fees and funding, please visit the website.

Are you ready to pursue your passions, expand your thinking and realise your ambitions at the University of Plymouth?

Apply now to start your journey

Who is eligible to apply?

UK, EU and International applicants.

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