About University of Chester

by / Thursday, 11 February 2016 / Published in University Of Chester

University of Chester

University of Chester Profile

  • Founded in 1839, the University of Chester is one of the oldest institutions in the country. The University is a publicly funded institution.
  • 18,000 students from 130 countries
  • 400 various courses at undergraduate and postgraduate level
  • Affordable cost of living (approx. £500 per month)
  • Competitive tuition fees
  • Great and safe location (see below)
  • Late application deadline – August 2016
  • Majority of our undergraduate courses include work based learning module
  • Free English language classes provided throughout the academic year
  • Guaranteed accommodation for September intake (£80-£140 per week)
  • 5 star rated Careers and Employability Centre
  • Ranked 3rd in the region for Student Satisfaction
  • The best Student Union in the region for the third year running (over 100 student societies to choose from )
  • Chester Business School is ranked 21st out of 130 in the UK (Chartered Association of Business Schools 2015)

Rankings

  • Tourism and Hospitality 11thin the UK (Guardian League Table 2016)
  • Sports and Exercise Science top 20 in the UK (Guardian League Table 2016)
  • Business and Management top 50 in the UK (Guardian League Table 2016)
  • Archaeology and Forensic Science top 20 in the UK (Guardian League Table 2016)
  • Accounting and Finance top 30 in the UK (Guardian League Table 2016)
  • Drama and Dance top 50 in the UK (Guardian League Table 2016)
  • Art and Design top 40 in the UK (The Complete University Guide 2016)
  • Theology and Religious studies 21stin the UK (The Complete University Guide 2016)

The following courses achieved 100% overall satisfaction:

  • BSc Criminology
  • BSc Criminology and Sociology
  • BA Events Management
  • BA History (Single Honours)
  • BA Marketing Studies
  • BA Religious Studies
  • BSc Sociology

The following subject ranked among the top in the UK for overall satisfaction:

  • Theology and Religious Studies
  • Law
  • History
  • Tourism
  • Creative Writing
  • Psychology

Location

The University is situated in the North West of England, within one hour train journey from Manchester and Liverpool and 2 hour train journey from London.

Chester is one of the loveliest and on every tourist’s ‘must see’ itinerary. It has been voted

  • 5th prettiest city in Europe (USA Today 2013)
  • 6th best city in the UK (Telegraph Travel Awards 2014)
  • 5th happiest city to live in Britain (Rightmove, 2015)
  • Best place to live in the UK (UK Hot Housing Index, 2015)
  • Safest city-based institution in the North West (The Complete University Guide, 2016)

University of Chester Location

Courses

350 single and combined courses at Undergraduate level

Subject areas offered

  • Arts and Media/ Advertising/ PR
  • Fashion/Interior/Product/ Graphic Design
  • Business/ Management/ Marketing/Accounting/Finance/Banking/Economics
  • Computing and Information Systems/Animation/Cyber Security/Games Development
  • Biology/ Biochemistry/Biomedical and Forensic Sciences/Genetics
  • Law/ Criminology
  • History/ Archaeology
  • Health/Nutrition/Food Science/Culinary Sciences/Psychology/Counselling
  • Sport and Exercise Sciences
  • Politics/Sociology/International Relations/International Development
  • Engineering
  • Animal Behaviour/Bioveterinary Science
  • Tourism/Hospitality Management
  • Journalism/English Language and Literature

September 2016 Tuition Fees

Course Name September 2016 Tuition Fees
International Undergraduate Foundation Programme £9,000
Undergraduate Courses £11,500 per annum
Postgraduate Courses £11,700
MBA £12,750
MRes/MPhil/lPhD (Lab based) £15,443 per annum
MRes/MPhil/lPhD (Classroom based) £11,989 per annum

 

Scholarships

Scholarship / Bursary / Discount name Amount Country Courses Application deadline
International Scholarship £1,000 per annum ALL All Bachelor degree courses Not applicable
International Scholarship £2,000 ALL All Master degree courses Not applicable
International Scholarship £2,000 ALL MBA
MBA with Orientation(for students with less than 2 years’ work experience)
Not applicable
Full Fee Payment Discount (FFPD) £250 per annum ALL All Bachelor, Master, MBA and International Foundation Programme Not applicable
GREAT Scholarship £5,025
(plus £2,000 International Scholarship)
India MBA 08.07.2016
Commonwealth Shared Scholarships Fully Funded Scholarships India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka MSc Biomedical Science,
MSc Cardiovascular Health and Rehabilitation,
MSc Family and Child Psychology,
MSc Global Health,
MSc Management with International Business,
MSc Public Health,
MSc Public Health Nutrition,
MSc Wildlife Conservation
18.03.2016
Westminster Scholarships* £5,000-£7,000 India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka MSc Biomedical Science,
MSc Cardiovascular Health and Rehabilitation,
MSc Family and Child Psychology,
MSc Global Health,
MSc Management with International Business,
MSc Public Health,
MSc Public Health Nutrition,
MSc Wildlife Conservation
18.03.2016
Sport Scholarship Up to £1,000 for a maximum of 3 years
(plus £1,000 or £2,0000 International Scholarship)
ALL ALL Not applicable
International Postgraduate Progression Scholarship £1,000
(plus £2,000 International Scholarship)
For students who complete any Bachelor degree at the University of Chester and enrol on any Postgraduate Taught course at the University of Chester (excluding MBA) All Master degree courses (excluding MBA) Not applicable

 

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