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Overview of University of Chester

Located in Chester, England, the University of Chester was first built to serve as a training college. Having consciously evolved over the years, the university now owns five campuses within Chester, a University Centre in Shrewsbury and another one, the University Centre Reaseheath, in Warrington.

Overall, the institution provides 80 postgraduate qualifications and 120 graduate courses.

As a public organization, while staying committed to maintaining high academic standards, the quality of their education is constantly appraised by several government agencies to ensure stability.

Higher education evaluators such as QAA and OFSTED have praised the University of Chester for its value-based learning systems.  The University of Chester acceptance rates are between 20 and 30%.

Furthermore, the UK government’s first ever Teaching Excellence Framework or TEF ranking’s silver status was awarded to the University of Chester in 2017. Over 19,000 students from more than 140 countries worldwide are enrolled at the University of Chester’s main campus and in Warrington. Make informed career planning decisions through several workshops and events that are organised all around the academic year.

The University of Chester world rankings enjoy the top spot.


Accounting and Finance (with Professional Placement Year) BSc (Hons) - Undergraduate
Accounting and Finance BSc (Hons) - Undergraduate
Acting BA (Hons) - Undergraduate
Adult Nursing BN (Hons) - Undergraduate
Advertising and Business Management BA (Hons) - Undergraduate
Applied Sports Performance MSci - Postgraduate
Chemical Engineering MEng (Hons) - Postgraduate
Computer Science (Integrated Master’s) MComp - Postgraduate
Electronic and Electrical Engineering (MEng) MEng (Hons) - Postgraduate
Mechanical Engineering MEng (Hons) - Postgraduate
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The town of Chester is situated very close to Manchester and Liverpool and is one of the most beautiful and ‘ must see ‘ itineraries for every visitor. Every year more than 8 million people flock from all over the world to see one of the best preserved walled cities in Europe. It is a vibrant city that is as popular for its full range of shopping and dining choices as it is for its growing industries.

Student Life

Chester city is dotted with several popular bars, night clubs, and pubs. It is vibrant, enjoyable and yet extremely safe. Students get to participate and experience many attractions, events, festivals, and exhibitions.  You can also visit the internationally acclaimed Chester Zoo or the 1000-year-old Chester cathedral.

The University of Chester UK, for international students, provides excellent teaching through state-of-the-art lecture theatres and other recreational facilities. Gain open access to computers, language and skill labs and a digital library full, with electronic journals. These can be accessed even off-campus at any time with only the requirement of the internet.

Additionally, the Students’ Union Centre within the campus provides all information required about campus life, news and other insights international students. There is a bookshop, a chapel, an ATM, a launderette and a bank, too, within the premises.


All due importance is given to sports where students can participate in a variety of activities such as football, rugby, and swimming. There is a fully equipped gym, modern sports hall, fitness centre and much more, including an athletic track.

Career Services

Students get access to extensive career services, CV preparation, assistance with an application, mock interviews and a lot more. With this exposure, learners should be able to obtain part-time assignments and even prepare for a graduate career ahead of time.


As long as deadlines and other requirements are met, international students are guaranteed accommodation at the University of Chester Halls. Victorian houses are modern-purpose built and converted to provide semi-catered, self-catered and full-board lodgings.

For the third year running, the University of Chester was revealed as one of the safest city-based institutions, according to a study.

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Fun Facts
  • The University of Chester pre-dates almost all universities as one of the longest established English higher education institutions of any kind.
  • As a university campus, Chester's Student Union is at the forefront of the nightlife for all those who attend, and while it may not be the largest, they’ve had live music from up-and-coming artists like Rizzle Kicks, Lucy Rose (below) and DJ Kissy Sell Out!
  • Including the United States, India, China, Japan, Russia, Greece, Finland, Nigeria, Hong Kong and Singapore the University now has over 15,000 students from the UK and overseas, together with 1,400 staff.

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