MLA College works in partnership with the University of Plymouth to widen participation in higher education and deliver first-class degrees and higher education awards to communities it serves. For more information, please visit External URL.


With the mission of advancing knowledge, transforming lives, the University of Plymouth is among the emerging global elite of modern higher education institutions, having been placed second in the UK, and 86th globally in the 2018 Times Higher Education Young University Rankings.

Studying by distance learning with MLA College you have the same benefits of UoP full-time students. You can access online University services, use its library, electronic resources and learning support materials through its web-based student portal (including information and support from its Employability Service), and receive vacancies via its job website. As a member of its Students’ Union (UPSU) you will have access to sports clubs, societies, the advice service, NUS Extra student discount card, volunteering opportunities, student representation and University sports facilities.