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With smaller class sizes, more one-to-one time with lecturers and lower fees, it has never been easier to stand out from the crowd with the help of a university-level qualification

Why choose City College Plymouth for your degree

Everyone is familiar with our exceptional skills provision for school-leavers, but City College has also created a number of meticulously designed university courses.

We pride ourselves of the exceptional support our students receive, but don’t just take our word for it:


“I really enjoyed everything about my time at the College. From an academic point of view, the staff were superb: they are highly knowledgeable and very supportive. I also enjoyed the chance to go abroad for an educational visit and I have some great memories from that experience.”
John Helliwell, Business Management, FdA


“I’ve been so impressed with the experience of higher level education at City College so far, and I look forward to the next two years as I work towards a full degree.”
Emma Adams, Creative Actor, FdA


“The staff are exceptional: they are experts in this field, and the support you receive is second-to-none.”
Maisie Webber, Community and Public Services, BSc 


City College, in partnership with Plymouth Marjon University and the University of Plymouth, offers you a more relaxed and flexible option to gaining a BA, a BSc, a foundation degree or an HNC/D.
With exceptional employer links, our university courses combine subject-specific knowledge but with an emphasis on employability.

Five reasons to choose City College Plymouth

Read our five reasons why you should choose City College Plymouth for your university-level course.