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    The University of Chester’s academic roots stretch back over 175 years, making us one of the oldest providers of higher education in the country. Across our six specialist campuses, we provide an extensive range of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, and work hard to offer students a life-changing experience in a creative, caring and encouraging environment.

    Through our integrated practical element in degree courses, we aim to develop your experiences both inside and outside of the classroom. We also have a number of opportunities to put your studies in to practice in locations all around the globe! At Chester, we aim to provide you with an amazing student experience, and the freedom and support to develop into a unique and highly employable graduate.

    And if you’re wondering about the social aspects of Chester, our award winning Chester Students’ Union actively organises events throughout the year, and has over 100 clubs and societies to get involved with. With campuses based only a short distance from the city centre of Chester or the town centre of Warrington, both locations offer a vibrant, cultural and thriving scene for you to enjoy – day or night!

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    What you need to know about the University of Chester

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    Ranking:

    71st (Complete University Guide 2014)
    46th (The Guardian’s University Guide 2014)

    Fees:

    New undergraduate students starting in 2015/16 from the UK or the EU will pay £9,000 a year. Students interested in studying a foundation degree will pay £7,650 a year. Full time international undergraduate students will pay £10,800 a year.


    Awards:

    Social
    - Students’ Union of the Year – Educate the North 2015

    Academic
    - Research Project of the Year – Educate the North 2015
    - Lecturer of the Year – Educate the North 2015
    - Finalist of the Greater China Education Links Award
    – Greater China Achievement in International Trade Awards 2015, UK Trade & Investment

    Support
    - Student Support and Guidance won the 2014 UK Excellence Award – Business Quality Foundation

    Sustainability
    - Environment Award – Educate the North 2015
    - 2014 Green Gown Finalists for Student Engagement
    - Responsible Futures accreditation
    - EcoCampus Gold certification

    Established: 1839


    UCAS Code: C55


    Total students: 18,821


    Undergraduate students: 13,247 (78% Full time, 22% part time)


    Postgraduate: 5,574 (34% FT, 66% PT)


    % International students (undergraduate): 10%


    % Mature students (undergraduate): 25%


    Male to female ratio (undergraduate): 64% female, 36% male


    Student to staff ratio: 16:5


    Applicants per place: 9:1


    Links:

    University of Chester website

    University of Chester Student Union website

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    How to find it:

    Our courses are based over six distinct locations at the University of Chester, each equipped with a fantastic range of faculty specific facilities to assist your studies. For more information, and to discover where you could be studying, please visit our website.


    Address:

    University of Chester
    Parkgate Road
    Chester
    CH1 4BJ

    University of Chester, Warrington Campus
    Crab Lane
    Warrington
    WA2 0DB

    Telephone:

    General Enquiries: 01244 511000
    Warrington Campus: 01925 530000



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