University of Worcester

Worcester, England, United Kingdom
The University of Worcester is an independent corporation established by Royal Charter. Its objects, powers and framework of governance are set out in the Charter and its supporting statutes, amendments to which must be approved by the Privy Council.

About

History

With a history dating back to 1946, Worcester has established a reputation for world-class teaching and practical, purposeful research.

Education

  • Foundation degrees
  • Higher National Diplomas (HNDs) and Higher National Certificates (HNCs)
  • Undergraduate
  • Postgraduate
  • Certificate & short courses
  • CPD

Research

  • Research in Education
  • Research in Health & Society
  • Research in Humanities & Creative Arts
  • Research in Science & Environment
  • Research in Sport & Exercise Science
  • Research in the Worcester Business School
Centres:
  • Association for Dementia Studies
  • Centre for Palliative Care
  • National Pollen & Aerobiology Research
  • National Centre for the Study and Prevention of Violence and Abuse
  • Mood Disorders Research Group
  • Motion & Performance Centre

Career

Information, advice and guidance is available at all stages of your study. Before you come to university, you can find out where our courses lead to through open events or by talking to a careers adviser. Representatives from the university may visit your school and there are a number of summer schools, taster days and other events which will help you to experience Higher Education at first hand.

  • 92.8% of our graduates go into work or education within six months of graduating – well above the national average.

Master's Programmes

Many organisations offer scholarships or grants. Some of these might help you to study for a Master at University of Worcester!

Services

Student services

Our International Department has 3 areas that offer you support throughout your journey.

The International Recruitment department is the first point of contact when you are enquiring about a course at the University of Worcester. They provide you with information about the university and what it actually means for you to come here as an international student.

The International Experience is the department that supports you across your time at the university.

The Language Centre is another part of the International department, and it is the one that runs Pre-sessional English courses for improvement before your lectures start.

Housing services

Finding the right accommodation is paramount to your university experience, and our welcoming student communities are great places to live and study.

With over 1,000 single-occupancy rooms across our campuses, we offer contemporary accommodation to suit a variety of budgets and needs. Your safety and comfort are our priority, and all university-managed halls operate 24-hour security, 24-hour emergency maintenance, free contents insurance, and cleaning of communal areas. Wired and wireless internet access, utility costs, and free gym membership are also included.

ICT services

Group study and learning spaces are located throughout our campuses, providing an excellent environment for you to study. These flexible areas include computer labs, wired and wi-fi internet access, and e-learning applications. Open access computers are also available in other campus areas such as the library and the popular Peirson Study and Guidance Centre.

Medical services

The NHS (National Health Service) is the UK's state health service which provides treatment for UK residents through a wide range of health care services. Some services are free and some have to be paid for. For detailed information about your elegibility for healthcare and free medical treatment, please read carefully the report provided on UKCISA website- Keeping Healthy.

Student Life

Campus life

Our commitment to academic excellence is backed by the highest quality facilities and equipment, with over £150 million invested in the last few years to further develop and improve our campuses.

Our three campuses are closely linked by footpaths and cycle routes and offer exceptional learning environments- all within a 20 minute walk from each other. From the contemporary science labs and incredible sports facilities at the recently refurbished St John’s and Riverside campuses, to our business school in the modernised Georgian buildings of City Campus, we have a number of specialised facilities that are central to your learning.

Sports facilities

Sporting facilities available for hire include:

  • 200 square metre air-conditioned Aerobics/CV and weight training facilities
  • International Standard Sports Hall: 6 Badminton court size with retractable seating
  • Sprung wooden floor - marked out for: 3 Volleyball courts, 3 Basketball courts, 6 Badminton courts
  • 2 Cricket nets
  • Indoor football & futsal court
  • 1 Netball Court
  • Viewing Gallery
  • Coaching Resource Centre
  • 3G Floodlit full size football pitch
  • Sports Injury Clinic
  • Sand filled AstroTurf (FIH Standard)
  • Gymnasium - fully-equipped for primary and secondary gymnastics
  • Dance Studio Sports Performance Centre: Sports Science and performance sport - linked to UKSI
  • Basketball Centre approved by the English Basketball Association

Accreditation

The Forensic and Applied Biology course is formally accredited by the Forensic Science Society. The Society commended the University's commitment to the use of specialist Forensic Practitioners on the course and the high practical component (with particular reference to the Independent studies conducted by students in their third year of study).

The Global Study Awards

Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, StudyPortals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.

Worcester, England, United Kingdom

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