Plymouth Marjon University (St Mark & St John)* sits on a green and spacious campus, with world-class facilities, in a spectacular part of the world. Here, students build strong working relationships with a network of supporters, from their Personal Development Tutor, to their lecturers to the Student Union, and through this supportive community, they achieve more than they ever thought possible.
Marjon offers a wide range of full-time and part-time postgraduate study options tailored towards working professionals. Their support networks are there for postgraduate students, just as much as they are for undergraduates. In fact, 50% of Marjon’s student population are aged 21 or over. The university offers well-appointed postgraduate accommodation in the village houses on campus, providing a peaceful bolthole away from the crowds.
Postgraduate students learn in small groups and Marjon’s academic team are firmly committed to providing all students with the challenge, encouragement and support they need. With a strong emphasis on mobility, the university helps people to change their lives and careers through education.
The university therefore offers a pragmatic and focused approach, ensuring your commitment leads not only to the skills and qualifications you need, but also gives you a fresh confidence, a network of contacts and a new approach to your career.
24/7 Library located on campus with access to 120,000 titles as well as e-book and journal collections
Teaching spaces equipped to facilitate interactive and engaging sessions, with content capture technology and high definition smart screens
Live music studios, a crime scene house, journalism newsroom, sports science laboratories and health science clinics in which students work closely with members of the public
As Marjon prepare for the Research Excellence Framework 2021, they are actively encouraging research-active staff and students to join their community.
Across the Faculty of Sport, Health and Wellbeing, Marjon undertake research which advances knowledge in physical activity, exercise, sport and rehabilitation, and which is related to human health, performance, social inclusion and sustainability.
The Speech and Language Therapy team have links with Parkinson’s UK at local and national levels, The Stroke Association, Connect Support Cornwall, the West of England Gender Identity Clinic and many more.
Within Education research, Marjon’s founding mission was to tackle inequality and develop opportunity through education. Research is both formal and informal education and is articulated through our research cluster ‘ACE’ – Agency, Context and Education.
The University’s postgraduate areas of specialism include Arts and Social Sciences, Teacher Training and Education and Sport, Health and Wellbeing. Marjon have almost 180 years of heritage in teacher training and their great reputation continues to this day, whether that be training to NQT status or to enhance careers with leadership specialisms and beyond.
You can find out more about the programmes we offer here.
You can experience everyday life at Plymouth Marjon University at one of their inspiring Open Day events. Come to the campus, find out more about courses, talk to course leaders and take a look around their accommodation and world-class facilities. You can book an Open Day here.
*Plymouth Marjon University is a trading name of the University of St Mark & St John
1. British Association of Sport and Exercise Science