Place Category: Modern Universities
Plymouth Marjon University is perfect if you relish the idea of a small university in a rural location near a sizeable seaside town. Officially referred to as the University of St Mark & St John. (although often simply referred to as ‘Marjon’), it gained university status in 2012.
It is a small campus-based university on the outskirts of the seaside city of Plymouth, Devon, bordering on the stunning Dartmoor National Park.
Marjon tends to offer small class sizes and specialises in creative arts, education, health sciences, speech and language therapy and sport. Its sports facilities, for for both recreation and teaching are impressive and have benefited from significant investment over the past few years.