University of Hull
Welcome to University of Hull
The University of Hull first opened its doors to students in 1927, making us the 14th-oldest university in England. And over the last 88 years, we’ve earned our reputation as one of Britain’s finest teaching universities, a source of landmark research and a proving ground for fresh talent.
From our well-equipped, attractive campus, we’ve produced thousands of dedicated, dynamic graduates who have gone on to resounding success in their careers: from an Oscar-winning film director to the CEO of Coca-Cola, and from the former Deputy Prime Minister to the guitarist in Foals. A degree from Hull is a hallmark of quality that makes employers sit up and take notice: the most recent statistics show that 95% of our graduates are in work or further study within six months of leaving us.
And it's not just our sought-after students that have brought us international esteem. Our track record of life-changing research encompasses the ground-breaking development of LCD technology (including the screen you’re reading this on right now). And from renewable energy to ethics and social justice, our research continues to expand into new and stimulating areas.
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Courses and fees
Entry requirements at the University of Hull vary according to which course you apply for. For more details about the entry requirements of a specific course, please visit the relevant page on our website.
Faculties / Departments
The University of Hull has six main faculties: the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, the Faculty of Science and Engineering, Hull University Business School, the Faculty of Health and Social Care, the Faculty of Education and Hull York Medical School.
The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences offers a number of course options inclusing languages, humanities, english, politics, music, law, film, american studies, and social sciences.
The Faculty of Science and Engineering has a range of course options which include biology, chemistry, engineering, mathematics, physics, psychology, computer science and sport, health and exercise science.
Hull University Business School offers a variety of business related courses such as economics, accounting, marketing, management, supply chain management & logistics and international business.
The Faculty of Health and Social Care is specifically focused on supporting those wanting to enter the health profession and offers courses and programmes in midwifery, nursing, CBT and clinical psychology.
The Faculty of Education offers qualifications at a number of levels, including Foundation Degrees in Learning Support and Childhood Studies, BA Degrees in Education Studies and Children’s Inter-Professional Studies and initial teaching training courses.
Hull York Medical School works in partnership with the University of York in offering its Medicine course to undergraduates. Visit http://www.hyms.ac.uk for more information on how the course is structured across the two campuses.
The University of Hull has a dedicated International Mobility and Partnerships (IMAP) Office to oversee the exchange programme at the University. The Office assist registered students of the University who, as ‘outgoing’ students, wish to study overseas. The IMAP Office also deals with the application process for ‘incoming’ exchange or study abroad students who do not complete a degree here.
Current tuition fees for undergraduate students at the University are £9,000 for home UK students.
Current tuition fees for postgraduate students at the University are £5,100 for UK/EU students, while for international students, the fees are £14,700 for science-based courses and £12,300 for non-science courses.
Bursaries and scholarships
The University of Hull offers a variety of scholarships and bursaries to both home/EU and international students at both undergraduate and postgraduate level. A full list can be found on our website.
Situated in the leafy residential suburb of Newland, just two miles north of the city centre, the University of Hull is one of the most attractive academic campuses in the country.
The city of Hull is in the East Riding of Yorkshire, on the northern shore of the Humber Estuary, with good road links to the major cities of England. Hull is 200 miles from London, 100 miles from Manchester and around 60 miles from Leeds.
Library and study facilities
Following its £28 million redevelopment, completed in early 2015, the Brynmor Jones Library at the University is now a state-of-the-art place of learning and study.
However you like to work, there is a space for you with access to all our print and digital collections. There are 29 bookable group study rooms, multiple spaces for groups to work together informally and plenty of quiet or silent study space.
We also have 350 open-access PCs, 48 laptops available for loan, multifunctional printers, scanners and photocopiers and self-service issuing facilities in all areas.
At the University of Hull, we want to provide the best possible experience for our students and staff, so we’re changing the way we work.
Our IT Transformation Journey will mean huge improvements for our IT systems, website, connectivity and services, enabling our staff and students to work flexibly - with all the information they need at their fingertips.
Changes are already taking place. Following an extensive upgrade last year, the wireless network is now available throughout the campus and at a connection speed six times faster than the original.
The IT Transformation Journey will continue to 2017 and result in better integrated and improved technology for everyone at the University.
The Careers and Employability Service will help you to acquire the skills you need to make you succeed in the workplace after you graduate. The team will also help you to find work experience placements as well as internships and work during the summer holidays.
We are consistently voted as one of the top institutions for on-campus facilities and we have numerous cafes, coffee shops, snack bars and restaurants as well as two bars and a nightclub that are part of Hull University Union (HUU).
The Student Union shop ‘Union Market’ also stocks all the vital necessities you’ll need during your time on campus.
All students studying at the University are automatically members of Hull University Union (HUU). HUU is located in a central position on campus and is a great place to meet friends, grab some food and chill out between lectures.
HUU has two bars, Sanctuary and John McCarthy, as well as an award-winning £3.6million nightclub and live music venue, Asylum.
Not only has HUU won a Best Bar None award four years running for being one of the safest student venues in the UK - it also attracts big name acts such as Tinie Tempah, Miles Kane, Chase and Status and The Streets.
Within the building you can also find out more about their Membership Services. You can sign up for sports teams and societies, find part-time work to fit alongside your studies or visit the Sabbatical Officers that lead the Union. You can find out about all HUU services online at hullstudent.com
We offer all of our students the opportunity to sign up to our on-campus sports and fitness centre, which provides indoor sports and exercises classes as well as an industry-standard gymnasium with all necessary cardio and strength equipment.
The Sports and Fitness Centre also has an international-standard squash court, a martial arts studio, sauna and floodlit artificial pitches.
In addition, the Students’ Union runs over 56 sports teams at all levels. Clubs on offer vary from football and rugby to skiing and ice skating and meet on a regular basis to trainand play.
Medical and welfare services
The student support team are on hand to help you during your time at the University, offering support in areas of wellbeing, faith, finance and disabilities. We have an on-campus chapel, which all students are allowed to access, as well as free counselling services for those who may need that extra level of support.
There is no medical centre on site, but all students are encouraged to sign up to a local GP surgery within their first week of studies.
A number of scholarships and bursaries are available for both undergraduate and postgraduate students if they meet the relevant criteria.
For those students who are particularly struggling, there is the opportunity to apply for the University’s Hardship Fund to help support students pay for their accommodation and other vital necessities through their studies.
Halls of residence
The University of Hull offers a number of housing options for both first-year undergraduate and postgraduate students, as well as for those come to study at Hull from abroad.
Coming soon for 2016…
As part of our on-going commitment to providing the best possible student experience to you, we are delighted to be providing new accommodation for 560 people on the University’s main campus.
Our new residences will provide a vibrant living, learning and social environment where you are ideally placed to attend lectures and take full advantage of the University’s fantastic facilities in the evening.
The accommodation, available for September 2016, will include a mixture of standard rooms in eight bedroom flats, deluxe rooms in four bedroom flats and stunning rooftop one-bedroom apartments.
Standing in 40 acres of landscaped parkland, The Lawns is made up of seven separate halls (Downs, Ferens, Grant, Lambert, Morgan, Reckitt and Nicholson Halls, plus the Lawns Bungalows) which together are home to almost 1,000 students.
All rooms are single and you’ll find a mixture of en-suite rooms and rooms with shared bathroom facilities. The Lawns Halls are semi-catered, which means you get an evening meal each day (with the exception of Nicholson Hall and the Lawns Bungalows, which are self- catered.
At the heart of The Lawns, you’ll find the Lawns Centre, our social hub. Having recently undergone a £2.5million refurbishment programme, it has everything you could need during your time with us.
Thwaite Hall is an 18th century country house set in more than 24 acres of beautiful grounds. A large lake, meadow and woodland area provide a peaceful setting and a place to relax as well as study.
Inside you’ll find 195 single rooms with shared bathroom facilities. Thwaite Hall is fully catered which means that breakfast and an evening meal are provided from Monday to Friday, and brunch and an evening meal are provided at weekends.
Taylor Court is made up of 12 individual buildings; each has 24 rooms and overlooks a communal courtyard. Our 288 residents all have single rooms with en-suite facilities, and there are shared kitchen/dining areas for preparing meals too.
Taylor Court is a safe and secure environment with each room having its own electronic door entry system linked to the main entrance. There are also separate locks on each floor of each building and a 24-hour on-campus security service.
Other housing options / Private halls
The University owns 189 two-storey terraced student houses which are located in the streets immediately adjacent to the campus. Most of our houses accommodate five people and offer self-catered accommodation in single rooms. Bathroom facilities are shared, and there is a kitchen for preparing meals. Most, but not all, also have a small social area within the kitchen which is great for getting to know your housemates.
The University of Hull also runs a head leasing scheme where properties are owned by private landlords but managed by the University. Most head-leased properties have double beds (smaller rooms have singles) and all have shared bathroom facilities. Most, but not all, are located within a mile of the campus.
Open days are a great way to find out more information about the University of Hull.
These events give you the opportunity to chat with staff members, attend subject talks and see the facilities of the campus. You can also meet with current students and find out practical information on funding, accommodation and more.
In addition, if you live more than 20 miles away, you may be entitled to a travel grant. Full details can be found on our website.
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