Plymouth University International College

Plymouth University International College (PUIC) is a pathway college to University of Plymouth (UoP). Located in South West England, the Foundation, First Year Direct Entry and Pre-Masters programmes lead to a wide range of undergraduate and postgraduate degrees at UoP.

  • Average Tuition GBP 11,830
  • Total Annual Cost GBP 11,830
  • Intakes January/May/September/October

School Description

Plymouth University International College (PUIC) offers pathways to undergraduate studies at University of Plymouth (UoP) in a wide range of programs including Architecture and Design, Business and Management, Biological and Biomedical Sciences, and Computing. Additionally, pathways to Postgraduate studies are offered in Business and Management, Data and Computer Sciences, Publishing and Tourism and Hospitality.

PUIC offers on-campus and off-campus accommodation options, all of which are within walking distance from the Plymouth University City Centre Campus. Additionally, students have access to international student advice, 24/7 access to computers and the library, 150+ sports clubs and societies and The Students’ Union (UPSU).

Pathway Programs

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    Architecture and Design

    GBP 12,500 Tuition Fee

    Undergraduate Pathway: The Architecture and Design program is a two-semester long pathway program. The modules offered in the program include Academic Writing, Design Culture, Interactive Learning Skills and Communication, Practical Design Skills and Principles of ICT. The successful completion of the program leads to the first year of Bachelors in Architecture, Architectural Technology and the Environment, 3D Design, and Architectural Engineering at the University of Plymouth. 

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    Biological and Biomedical Science

    GBP 15,950 Tuition Fee

    Foundation Pathway: The Biological and Biomedical Sciences program covers a wide range of modules including Biology, Chemistry, Interactive Learning Skills and Communication, Numerical Techniques 1 and 2, Physics, Practical Methods in Science and Technology, and Principles of ICT. The successful completion of the program leads to a range of bachelor's degrees at the University of Plymouth including BSc (Hons) in Animal Behavior and Welfare, Biological Science, and Human Biosciences. The program is either 2 semesters or 3 semesters long depending on the student’s qualifications. 

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    Business and Management

    GBP 12,500 Tuition Fee

    Undergraduate Pathway: The Business and Management program covers a range of modules including Accounting, Business Law, Business Studies, Economics, Interactive Learning Skills and Communication, Numerical Techniques 1, and Principles of ICT. The successful completion of the program leads to a range of bachelor’s degrees at University of Plymouth including BA (Hons) in Accounting and Finance, Business, International Business and Business Management. The program is either 1 semesters or 2 semesters long depending on the student’s qualifications. 

  • Portland Villas, Plymouth PL4 6DX, UK

    Business and Management

    GBP 9,500 Tuition Fee

    Postgraduate Pathway: The Business and Management program covers a range of modules including Critical Thinking for Postgraduate Study and Research Methods for Postgraduate Study. The one-semester long program is a pathway to many Masters degree programs at University of Plymouth including MA in Human Resource Management and MSc in Accounting and Finance.

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    Computing

    GBP 12,500 Tuition Fee

    Undergraduate Pathway: The Computing program covers a range of modules including Business Studies, Interactive Learning Skills and Communication, Numerical Techniques 1 and 2, Physics, Principles of ICT, Programming Techniques and Scientific Methods. The two-semester long program is a pathway to bachelors degrees in Computing, Computer and Information Security, Computer Science, and Computer Systems and Networks at the University of Plymouth.

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    Construction Management and Building Surveying

    GBP 12,500 Tuition Fee

    Undergraduate Pathway: The Construction Management & Buiding Surveying program covers a range of modules including Business Studies, Chemistry and Physics. The two-semester long program is a pathway to many bachelors degree programs at University of Plymouth including BSc (Hons) in Building Surveying and the Environment and Construction Management and the Environment. 

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    Data and Computer Science

    GBP 9,500 Tuition Fee

    Postgraduate Pathway: The Data and Computer Science program covers a range of modules including Critical Thinking for Postgraduate Study and Research Methods for Postgraduate Study. Students learn to master analytic techniques and professional software. The one-semester long program is a pathway to MSc Computer Sciences and MSc Data Science and Business Analytics from the University of Plymouth.

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    Engineering and Robotics

    GBP 12,500 Tuition Fee

    Undergraduate Pathway: The Engineering and Robotics program covers a range of modules including Interactive Learning Skills and Communication, Materials and Mechanics, Numerical Techniques 1 and 2, and Physics 1 and 2. The two-semester long program is a pathway to many bachelors degree programs at University of Plymouth, including BEng (Hons) in Civil Engineering, Marine Technology, and Robotics. 

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    Environmental Sciences

    GBP 12,500 Tuition Fee

    Undergraduate Pathway: The Environmental Sciences program covers a range of modules including Biology, Chemistry, Interactive Learning Skills and Communication, Numerical Techniques 1 and 2, Physics, Principles of ICT, and Scientific Methods. The two-semester long program is a pathway to many bachelors degree programs at University of Plymouth, including BSc (Hons) in Applied Geology, Environmental Biotechnology and Environmental Science. 

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    Health and Human Sciences

    GBP 16,950 Tuition Fee

    Undergraduate Pathway: The Health and Human Sciences program covers a range of modules including Interactive Learning Skills and Communication, Targeted English Language 1, Biology, Physics and Chemistry. The three-semester long program is a pathway to many bachelors degree programs at University of Plymouth including BSc (Hons) in Adult Nursing, Dietetics and Child Nursing.

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    Hospitality

    GBP 12,500 Tuition Fee

    Undergraduate Pathway: The Hospitality program covers a wide range of modules including Accounting, Business Law, Business Studies, and Economics. Students have a choice between a one-semester or two-semester program depending on their qualifications. The program is a pathway to many bachelors degree programs at University of Plymouth including BSc (Hons) in Cruise Management, Hospitality Management, International Hospitality Management. 

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    International Relations and Politics

    GBP 12,500 Tuition Fee

    Undergraduate Pathway: The International Relations and Politics program covers a range of modules including Accounting, Business Law and Economics. The two-semester long program is a pathway to BSc (Hons) in International Relations with Politics and Politics with International Relations.

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    Law

    GBP 12,500 Tuition Fee

    Undergraduate Pathway: The Law program covers a range of modules including Academic Writing for Law, Business Law, Business Studies, Constitutional Law, and Contract Law. The two-semester long program is a pathway to many bachelors degree programs at University of Plymouth including BSc (Hons) in Criminology and Criminal Justice Studies with Law and LLB (Hons) in Law. 

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    Maritime Business and Logistics

    GBP 12,500 Tuition Fee

    Undergraduate Pathway: The Maritime Business and Logistics program covers a range of modules including Accounting, Business Law, and Economics. The two-semester long program is a pathway to BSc (Hons) Maritime Business and Logistics and Maritime Business and Maritime Law from the University of Plymouth.

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    Mathematical Sciences

    GBP 12,500 Tuition Fee

    Undergraduate Pathway: The Mathematical Sciences program covers a range of modules including Physics, Numerical Techniques and Scientific Methods. The two-semester long program is a pathway to many bachelors degree programs at University of Plymouth including BSc (Hons) in Mathematics, and Data Modelling and Analytics.

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    Navigation, Marine and Ocean

    GBP 12,500 Tuition Fee

    Undergraduate Pathway: The Navigation, Marine and Ocean program covers a range of modules including Chemistry, Biology and Principles of ICT. The two-semester long program is a pathway to many bachelors degree programs at University of Plymouth including BSc (Hons) in Ocean Exploration and Surveying and Marine Biology.

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    Publishing

    GBP 9,500 Tuition Fee

    Postgraduate Pathway: The Publishing program covers a range of modules including Critical Thinking for Postgraduate Study and Research Methods for Postgraduate Study. Students learn to create original publications using specialist software. The one-semester long program is a pathway to MA Publishing at the University of Plymouth.

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    Science and Engineering

    GBP 15,950 Tuition Fee

    Undergraduate Pathway: The Sciences and Engineering program covers a range of modules including Research Report, Numerical Techniques for Business and Academic Writing. The three-semester long program is a pathway to many bachelors degree programs at University of Plymouth including Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Building and Construction, Computing, Engineering and Robotics, Environmental Sciences, and Navigation, Marine and Ocean. 

  • Portland Villas, Plymouth PL4 6DX, UK

    Science and Engineering

    GBP 15,950 Tuition Fee

    Undergraduate Pathway: The Sciences and Engineering program covers a range of modules including Research Report, Numerical Techniques for Business and Academic Writing. The three-semester long program is a pathway to many bachelors degree programs at University of Plymouth including Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Building and Construction, Computing, Engineering and Robotics, Environmental Sciences, and Navigation, Marine and Ocean. 

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    Tourism

    GBP 12,500 Tuition Fee

    Undergraduate Pathway: The Tourism program covers a range of modules including Academic Writing, Accounting and Business Law. Students have a choice between a one-semester or two-semester program depending on their qualifications. The program is a pathway to many bachelors degree programs at University of Plymouth including BSc (Hons) in Business and Tourism and Tourism Management. 

  • Portland Villas, Plymouth PL4 6DX, UK

    Tourism and Hospitality

    GBP 9,500 Tuition Fee

    Postgraduate Pathway: The Publishing program covers a range of modules including Critical Thinking for Postgraduate Study and Research Methods for Postgraduate Study. The one-semester long program is a pathway to MSc International Hospitality Management and Tourism and Hospitality Management at the University of Plymouth.

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  • Minimum incoming IELTS 5.50

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    Established in 2009

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    Students are required to have an IELTS score of 6 for submission into the Pre-Master's foundation program.

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