University of Chester22 September 2016, 6:35 am Written by Super User
Key Admissions Facts
Intakes: Sept ( Major intake) and January ( for some Programs ) please contact us for more information .
Fee Range: PG (£11850) , UG ( £11800 per annum) - Fee is taken approximately . For exact fee information please contact us . MBA Fee is £12850.
PG- Minimum 55%-60% in Bachelor degree
UG - Minimum 60%-70% in 12th year (standard) of School Education
PG (for most programs 6.0, some programs 6.5) with no band less than 5.5
UG (for most programs 6.0, some programs 6.5) with no band less than 5.5
Pre-sessional English - is available (One separate CAS will be provided for pre-sessional and the main program)
Minimum Deposit to get CAS: £50% but with high-risk countries more initial payment can be asked.
Application processing time : 2-3 week for high-risk country students , 1-2 week for the low-risk country student. For UG program student can make a direct application . Credibility interview is a must requirement to pass for an unconditional offer and CAS. To book a free 15 minute credibility interview assessment please contact us.
- £1,000 scholarship for all international undergraduate students.
- £2,000 scholarship for all international postgraduate taught students.
- In addition, there are a number of other, country specific scholarships available to international students.
- Regional and merit scholarships are available. Please contact us for more information.
Popular Programs : MBA, Engineering , Business and Management , Computer Science , Health and Social Care , Art and Design , Education, Architecture, Biological, Hospitality.
University link : University of Chester
NB : This information is just a rough guideline about most of the university programs and doesn't represent the exact information, application process time, IELTS requirements for any specific program . For exact information please contact us .
The University of Chester is a public university located in the historic city of Chester, England. The university, based on three campuses in Chester and one in Warrington, offers a range of foundation, undergraduate and postgraduate courses, as well as undertaking academic research.
The university is a member of the Association of Commonwealth Universities, the Cathedrals Group, the North West Universities Association and Universities UK.
For the 2015 academic year the average student at the University of Chester achieved an average UCAS tariff of 306.
• Founded as the very first teacher training college in 1839 by the Church of England. Founders included two prime ministers, W. E. Gladstone and the 14th Earl of Derby, and an Archbishop of Canterbury, John Bird Sumner. Later became Chester Diocesan Training College, Chester College of HE, and the University College Chester.
• Significant dates: 1975 BA, BSc degrees introduced; 1991 Nursing/ Midwifery courses introduced; 2002 Former HE section of Warrington Collegiate Institute joined Chester College of HE as its Warrington campus; 2003 taught degree awarding powers granted.
• 2005 full university status achieved; 2007 research degree awarding powers granted.
• In 2014 the Thornton Science Park opened at the site of the former Shell Technology, Exploration and Research Centre.
• In 2015 the university's sixth campus, the Queen's Park Campus, opened in Chester and is home to the Faculty of Business and Management.
• The main campus in Chester is known as the Parkgate Road Campus and is approximately 10 minutes walking distance from the centre of one of England's finest historic cities.
• Warrington Campus is a self-contained campus at Padgate, Warrington.
• Kingsway Buildings, a second site in Chester opened in September 2007, is approximately 5 minutes driving distance or 20 minutes walking distance from the main Chester campus; the Chester base of the Faculty of Arts and Media.
• Both Chester and Warrington are easy to reach by rail or road. Liverpool and Manchester airports are both relatively near.
• Queen's Park Campus, the base of the Faculty of Business and Management, which opened in 2015, is approximately 6 minutes driving distance or 25 minutes walking distance from the Parkgate Road Campus.
Why Study Here?
Currently, there are over 19,000 students from 140 countries undertaking a range of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes.
• Located in the picturesque, historic city of Chester. Chester has been voted the 5th prettiest city in Europe (USA Today 2013) and the Best Place to Live in the UK (Hot Housing Index 2015).
• Chester is a direct 2 hour train journey to London, and just 45 minutes from Liverpool and Manchester.
• The University of Chester is the safest city–based university in the North West (Complete University Guide 2015).
• 5 star rated Careers and Employability Centre.
• Excellent record of employment – our graduates are some of the most employable in the North West at 95.1% according to the latest Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education 2015 survey.
• The University of Chester has a national reputation for Work Based Learning. Most undergraduate students in Year 2 of their degree spend five weeks working for a local, national or international organisation as a part of their programme. Each year we successfully find placements for approximately 1,000 students.
• Ranked 3rd in the region for overall student satisfaction (National Student Survey 2015)
• A number of subjects have been singled out in the 2015 National Student Survey with nationally leading student satisfaction, including Theology and Religious Studies (100% - 1st in UK), Law, (98% - 3rd in UK), History (98%), Sociology (97%), Tourism (97%) and Psychology (95%).
The 15,130 students enrolled in the academic year 2014/15 comprise:
Undergraduate 72%Postgraduate 28%
Full Time 69%Part Time 31%
UK 91%EU 2%Other 7%