The Hong Kong Polytechnic was formally established on 1 August 1972. Its mandate was to provide application-oriented education to meet the community’s need for professional manpower resources. The Institution launched its first five degree programmes in 1983, and introduced its first MPhil and PhD programmes in 1986 and 1989 respectively. Students who pass the 3-year Higher Diploma in Mathematics, Statistics and Computing may progress to the final year of Plymouth University’s degree in Mathematics and Statistics.
In fulfilling the University of Hong Kong's mission in extending lifelong learning opportunities for the community, HKU SPACE seeks to become a world-class centre of excellence for the provision of professional and continuing education serving Hong Kong, Mainland China and the region. Plymouth University is a franchise partner of HK SPACE for BA (Hons) International Trade and Operations Management and students can study this degree pathway in Hong Kong. A new pathway has recently been agreed for HK SPACE Associate Degree students who wish to pursue the final 2 years of their studies in Environmental Science at Plymouth University.
As a member of the VTC Group, the Hong Kong Institute of Vocational Education (IVE) is the leading vocational education provider in Hong Kong, committed to nurturing professionals valued by industries. IVE has been evolving in tandem with the economic development of Hong Kong, building a competent and innovative workforce needed in a knowledge economy. Plymouth University is proud of its long-standing relationship with many of the institutes and students who pass the 3-year Higher Diploma may progress onto the final year of Plymouth University’s degree programmes in a range of subject areas within Mathematics and Statistics, Environmental Science and Chemistry.
AMET University is India’s first deemed university in maritime education. Located in Chennai, AMET University is a state of the art establishment totally dedicated to the dissemination of knowledge to the Shipping Industry. Students who successfully complete their first year of study on the BBM at AMET can progress to Stage 2 of the BSc (Hons) Cruise Management or BSc (Hons) Maritime Business and Logistics at Plymouth University. Students who successfully complete 2 years of study on the BBM at AMET can progress to the final year of BSc (Hons) Shipping and Logistics or BSc (Hons) International Supply Chain and Shipping Management at Plymouth University.
Acharya’s Global Business School (AGBS) is one of 10 Acharya educational institutes in Bangalore, and is affiliated to Bangalore University. Students who complete 2 years of the relevant business programme at AGBS are able to progress to Stage 3 of the BA (Hons) Business Administration at Plymouth University.
IE Kuching was established in 2004. Since its formation it has strived to provide greater access to quality education through academic programmes offered locally which meet both national and international quality requirements. IE holds full status by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency. The college offers Diplomas in Business Administration, Civil Engineering and Quantity Surveying. Plymouth University is an academic partner of the college and successful IE Diploma students can progress onto Year 2 BEng Civil Engineering.
INTI College was established in 1986, upgraded to University College status in 2006 and merged in 2008 with Laureate International Universities. For over two decades INTI has been at the forefront of higher education in Malaysia for foundation, degree and postgraduate programmes and holds full status by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency. INTI currently has six campuses throughout Malaysia and opened its first international campus in Beijing in 1993. Plymouth is proud of its 25-year association with INTI and has received Higher Diploma graduates onto BEng/BSc degree programmes in Electrical and Electronic, Robotics, Mechanical and Civil Engineering.
KLT (formerly Kolej Bersatu Sarawak/United College Sarawak) located in Sibu was established in 1998. The college was the first private educational institution in Malaysia to achieve full status by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency. KLT hopes to achieve University status by 2013. Plymouth has been working with this institution for a number of years and students who complete the Diploma in Architecture, Civil Engineering and Electrical and Electronic Engineering may progress to either stage 2 or 3 within these fields of study at Plymouth University.
PSDC has made great strides in the field of education and skills training since its inception in 1989. Throughout its 20 year history, PSDC has always emphasized the importance of quality education and training. PSDC holds full status by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency. The programmes offered are designed to provide students with a firm foundation in the field of engineering and prepare them for further study to degree level or employment in industry.
Since the introduction of the Diploma in Engineering Programme in 1993, PSDC has produced more than 1,600 graduates in Electrical / Electronics Engineering and Mechanical/Mechatronics Engineering. Plymouth has been welcoming students from PSDC for over 20 years and students who pass the Diploma in Engineering may progress onto a range of BEng or BSc degree programmes at Plymouth University.
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APTECH (Worldwide) is a network of computer training colleges offering a variety of certification and diploma programmes in IT. Plymouth University welcomes applications from eligible APTECH ACCP course graduates into stage 1 or 2 of the following Computing Bachelor degrees:
- BSc (Hons) Computing
- BSc (Hons) Computer & Information Security
Whilst Plymouth University welcomes applicants from any APTECH Worldwide colleges holding the ACCP diploma, it is with APTECH Nigeria that we have the closest ties. Plymouth University celebrates this link by offering a 10% tuition fee scholarship for each year of study to all eligible applicants under this agreement. For more details please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Bridge House College, in Ikoyi, Lagos, prepares students aged between 16 – 20 for the 1-year University Foundation Programme, 2- year A’ level Programme, and the unique 1 + 1 A' level Programme in partnership with Brooke House College, UK.
Plymouth University welcomes applications from Bridge House College for first stage entry into our undergraduate degree programmes on a case by case basis.
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The Republic Polytechnic was set up on 1 August 2002. It moved to its permanent campus in Woodlands in March 2006 and supports 14,000 students. The first educational institution in Singapore to adopt the Problem-Based Learning approach for all its diploma programmes, Republic Polytechnic (RP) has six schools and one centre offering 38 courses in Engineering, Applied Science, Information and Communications Technology, Technology for the Arts, Sports, Health & Leisure, Hospitality and Culture and Communication, Innovation and Enterprise. Republic Polytechnic is committed to nurturing innovation and entrepreneurial learning in an environment that develops problem-solving process skills and a life-long learning attitude. Students who pass the Diploma in Electronic Engineering may progress onto Year 2 BEng/Year 3 BSc Electrical and Electronic Engineering/Robotics.
Established in 1985, SAA had the vision to service the needs of the accountancy industry. It was appointed to be the training arm of Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Singapore (ICPAS), Singapore’s largest and one of the most established professional bodies. SAA has more than 26 years of track record as a leading accountancy education provider, attracting and developing talent for the accountancy profession on an international level. SAA Global Education has consistently produced a list of prize winners for the ACCA and CAT programmes in the Singapore and International categories. Plymouth University is a franchise partner of SAA Global Education and students who have successfully completed a Polytechnic Diploma in Accounting and Business are able to study Plymouth to-up programmes in Accounting and Finance and Business Administration at SAA.
Singapore Polytechnic was the first polytechnic in Singapore. Established in 1954, it has provided education and training for about 150,000 skilled personnel to spearhead and man the wide-ranging industries and businesses in Singapore and beyond. Today, its enrolment of 15,000 full-time and part-time students are doing a total of 78 diplomas and post-diplomas in biotechnology, business, computing, design, e-commerce, engineering, information technology, life sciences, optometry, maritime studies, media & communication, multimedia and technology. Plymouth has been working with one of the Polytechnic’s academic schools, the Marine Academy, for many years and students who successfully pass the Diploma in Maritime Business can progress to the final year of Plymouth’s Maritime Business degree programmes.
Plymouth University is delighted to be working with the International University in Geneva (IUG) to offer the Doctor of Public Administration (DPA) and the Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) in Switzerland. The programme will be delivered by Plymouth University in partnership with IUG, an accredited academic institution specialising in business Education and ranked by Eduniversal among the top ten universities in Switzerland.
The DPA and DBA will be delivered in the heart of Europe and will be taught by international experts in diverse fields of management, leadership, business, banking and finance.
The MSc Robotics Technology is a unique two year programme collaboratively delivered by Plymouth University and Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) in Pittsburgh, PA. This professional master’s degree programme trains future leaders of robotics and intelligent automation enterprises and agencies, in the principles and practices of robotics, automation science, engineering, software engineering, and management. It aims at training professionals who will be able to lead the development of the robotics industry.
Plymouth University in cooperation with Transart Institute offers an international low-residency two year graduate art program leading to a Master of Fine Arts (MFA) in Creative Practice. Please submit an admissions enquiry
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International Student Exchange Programs (ISEP) is a network of HEIs with over 300 members worldwide, that provides student study exchange. Plymouth University has been a member of ISEP since 1984 and eligible students can exchange from virtually any subject area to one of the universities in the USA that are ISEP members. Please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
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