The University of Wolverhampton is your opportunity to receive affordable education in a world-class learning environment, right at the heart of England.
The University of Wolverhampton
has a long history of providing students with the opportunities presented by a first class education.
- ‘The University of Opportunity’ inspiring students to excel
- A legacy of over 180 years of academic excellence
- £250m investment over a five year period
- Strong community of international students
As a major player in the UK higher education sector, we continue to excel in the areas that have contributed to our excellent reputation: award-winning teaching, state-of-the-art facilities, international partnerships, strong business links and innovative research.
Today’s modern University can be traced back to Wolverhampton’s Mechanics’ Institute and College of Art in the mid-1800s. These institutions, together with teacher training and health colleges that were later incorporated, developed our rich heritage and tradition of academic excellence in vocational higher education.Why choose Wolverhampton?
*Destination of Leavers of Higher Education survey 2015.
**Research Excellence Framework 2014.
The University of Wolverhampton comprises four academic faculties as listed below:
We focus on employability:
- Many highly regarded professional bodies are pleased to put their names to our courses. This means that when students study their degree with us, they can be sure they reflect industry practice and professional standards.
- We offer free work placements to students wishing to undertake a sandwich programme. Our work placements team can help students find an employer to undertake the experience – or students can return home for this part of the course.
The University of Wolverhampton follows a clear and transparent admissions policy. With regional offices in around the world to support all applicants from around the world, the University welcomes a significant number of international students to its campus every year.
International students can choose to study a number of programmes
starting with the International Foundation Year and English Language courses to an excellent selection of accredited undergraduate and postgraduate degree programmes.
All non-native speakers of English have to demonstrate their proficiency in English before they can be granted admission to a programme. The basic requirement is an IELTS score of 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in every test component. Click here
for more details on English language requirements.
All postgraduate programmes offered by the Department of Pharmacy require applicants to have a minimum IELTS score of 6.5 or equivalent.
The course fees for 2016/7 entry are as follows:
- Undergraduate full-time courses: £ 11,250 per academic year
- Postgraduate taught full-time courses: £12,200 per academic year
- Postgraduate taught full-time courses for Business School: £12,470 per academic year
The University of Wolverhampton offers comfortable and affordable on-campus accommodation
facilities and all international students who apply in time are guaranteed accommodation.
Students can choose from standard and en-suite accommodation options. All bedrooms are equipped with:
Costs: Accommodation costs
- Wardrobe, including drawers
- Bed Base
- Sink (within standard and economy accommodation
start from £72 a week and can go up to £99 a week – some of the cheapest costs in all of England!Students don’t need to worry about bills or utilities, it’s all included in the monthly cost! Campus Life
Student Centres are available at all campuses to offer students guidance and counselling across a wide variety of topics ranging from finance, academics, part-time work options, health and much more! Students’ Union:
The Students’ Union
is run by students for students. The Union runs a number of societies and clubs for students and also organises various social events on a regular basis.There are over 30 societies
including groups based on hobbies, pastimes, religions, faiths, sports, causes and politics.Students can get the NUS Extra card, which entitles them to discounts at various retailers in and around Wolverhampton. Sports:
Be it badminton, cricket or football a number of recreational and competitive sports
are on offer for students. There are over 10 sports clubs and students have access to the training facilities, professional coaching and a chance to participate in competitive fixtures. Career Guidance:
The Career Support Team offers a number of services ranging from workshops, career planning, psychometric tests and organising job fairs to help students find a relevant job. Career support is offered to students up to three years after graduation.
There is never a dull moment when studying at Wolverhampton!