University of Chester

UoC is a public university located in the historic city of Chester, England. The university, based on three campuses in Chester and one in Warrington, offers a range of foundation, undergraduate and postgraduate courses, as well as undertaking academic research.

  • Average Tuition GBP 11,000
  • Acceptance Rate 65%
  • Students 15,405
  • International Students 8%
  • Total Annual Cost GBP 16,370
  • Campus Setting City

School Description

University of Chester is one of the oldest higher education institutions in the country. We are proud of our strong learning tradition, our ability to move with the times, and our energetic student community - and have a positive national reputation for work based learning.

Bachelor Programs

  • Parkgate Rd, Chester, Cheshire CH1 4BJ, United Kingdom

    Accountancy

    GBP 11,500 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Accounting Principles. The program offers courses that focus on all aspects of business, management and finance.

  • Parkgate Rd, Chester, Cheshire CH1 4BJ, United Kingdom

    Advertising

    GBP 11,500 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Advertising. The program offers courses that focus on the study of advertising theory; marketing strategy; advertising design and production methods; campaign methods and techniques; and the principles of media management.

  • Parkgate Rd, Chester, Cheshire CH1 4BJ, United Kingdom

    Animation

    GBP 11,500 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical skills of Animation. The program offers courses that focus on graphic design; digital animation; motion graphics; 3D visualization; game and interactive media design; music and sound design; video production; web design; and photography.

  • Parkgate Rd, Chester, Cheshire CH1 4BJ, United Kingdom

    Applied Psychology

    GBP 11,500 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Applied Psychology. The program offers courses that focus on applications of psychology, and principles of counseling and therapy.

  • Parkgate Rd, Chester, Cheshire CH1 4BJ, United Kingdom

    archeology

    GBP 11,500 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual knowledge of Anthropology. The program offers courses that focus on the study of human language, culture, societies, biological and material remains, biology, and the behavior of primates.

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    Biology

    GBP 11,500 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Biology. The program offers courses that focus on the study of cell growth, DNA expression, botany, parasitology and recombinant DNA technology.

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    Biomedical Science

    GBP 11,500 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Biomedical Science. The program combines biology and medicine and offers courses that focus on the study of molecular biology, parasitology, and toxicology.

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    Business Economics

    GBP 11,500 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Business Economics. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the systematic and efficient allocation of resources; economic theory; micro and macroeconomics; comparative economic systems; banking systems; international economics; quantitative analytical methods; and public policy.

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    Chemical Engineering

    GBP 11,500 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Chemical Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the application of mathematical and scientific principles to the design, development and operational evaluation of systems employing chemical processes.

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    Childhood Education

    GBP 11,500 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Childhood Education. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the design and provision of teaching including other educational services for infant and preschool aged children with special learning needs or disabilities.

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    Chinese

    GBP 11,500 Tuition Fee

    The program offers courses that develop students' Chinese conversation, reading, and compositional skills.

  • Parkgate Rd, Chester, Cheshire CH1 4BJ, United Kingdom

    Computer Science

    GBP 11,500 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of Computer Science. The program offers courses that focus on the study of artificial intelligence, cyber security, the blockchain, and big data.

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    creative writing

    GBP 11,500 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the concepts of English Composition. The program offers courses that focus on the principles of writing in effective sentences, paragraphs, and essays.

  • Parkgate Rd, Chester, Cheshire CH1 4BJ, United Kingdom

    Criminology

    GBP 11,500 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Criminology. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the history and theory of law enforcement; operational command leadership; administration of public police organizations; labor relations; incident response strategies; legal and regulatory responsibilities; budgeting; public relations; and organizational leadership.

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    Cyber Security

    GBP 11,500 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Cyber Security. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the techniques used to identify, search, seize and analyze digital media; cyber investigations against criminal and terrorist activities; computer boot processes and drives; jumper setting; file access and reconstruction; hacking; network systems; cryptography; programming; web-based investigation methods; cyberterrorism and applicable laws and administrative procedures.

  • Parkgate Rd, Chester, Cheshire CH1 4BJ, United Kingdom

    Dance

    GBP 11,500 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the technical and practical knowledge of the elements of Dance. The program offers courses that focus on the study of dance as a cultural phenomenon; dance techniques and choreography; history of dance; and dance production.

  • Parkgate Rd, Chester, Cheshire CH1 4BJ, United Kingdom

    Drama

    GBP 11,500 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual, technical and practical knowledge of the elements of Drama. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the history of theatre; dramatic literature; dramatic styles; and the analysis of theatre plays. Students are also offered performance-focused courses in acting, musical theatre, costume design and stage management.

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    Economics

    GBP 11,500 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Business Economics. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the systematic and efficient allocation of resources; economic theory; micro and macroeconomics; comparative economic systems; banking systems; international economics; quantitative analytical methods; and public policy.

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    Electrical Engineering

    GBP 11,500 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Electrical Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of mathematical and scientific principles and electrical power generation systems.

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    English

    GBP 11,500 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with critical, practical, and analytical knowledge of the fundamentals of English. The program offers courses that focus on three major objectives; reading, writing, and literature.

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    English Literature

    GBP 11,500 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the concepts of English Composition. The program offers courses that focus on the principles of writing in effective sentences, paragraphs, and essays.

  • Parkgate Rd, Chester, Cheshire CH1 4BJ, United Kingdom

    Environmental Engineering

    GBP 11,500 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Environmental Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on basic engineering principles and how they connect to the environment, engineering thermodynamics, the fundamentals of process engineering and chemistry.

  • Parkgate Rd, Chester, Cheshire CH1 4BJ, United Kingdom

    Film Studies

    GBP 11,500 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of Film Studies. The program offers courses that focus on the study of visual arts; the history, development, theory, and critical analysis of film; and the principles of filmmaking and film production.

  • Parkgate Rd, Chester, Cheshire CH1 4BJ, United Kingdom

    Finance

    GBP 11,500 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Finance. The program offers courses that focus on the study of core business disciplines such as management, accounting, and marketing.

  • Parkgate Rd, Chester, Cheshire CH1 4BJ, United Kingdom

    Fine Arts

    GBP 11,500 Tuition Fee

    This program offers a wide range of courses that focus on the study of art history; art theory and criticism; performing arts; 2D art; 3D art; digital art; photography, and architectural modelmaking.

  • Parkgate Rd, Chester, Cheshire CH1 4BJ, United Kingdom

    Food Science

    GBP 11,500 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Food Science. The program offers courses that focus on the study of chemistry, biology, nutrition, physiology, and the process and production of high quality and nutritious foods.

  • Parkgate Rd, Chester, Cheshire CH1 4BJ, United Kingdom

    French

    GBP 11,500 Tuition Fee

    This program offers courses that develop students' French conversation, reading, and compositional skills.

  • Parkgate Rd, Chester, Cheshire CH1 4BJ, United Kingdom

    Games Development

    GBP 11,500 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Computer Applications. The program offers courses that focus on the study of basic computer design and architecture; programming; challenges of specific computer applications; component and system maintenance; inspection procedures; hardware and software problem diagnosis and repair; and report preparation.

  • Parkgate Rd, Chester, Cheshire CH1 4BJ, United Kingdom

    Graphic Design

    GBP 11,500 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual, technical and practical knowledge of Graphic Design. The program offers courses that focus on the study of artistic and computer-based techniques; printmaking; concepts sketching; technical drawing; color theory; imaging; studio technique; still and life modeling; multimedia applications; and commercial art business operations.

  • Parkgate Rd, Chester, Cheshire CH1 4BJ, United Kingdom

    History

    GBP 11,500 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with comprehensive knowledge of History. The program offers courses that focus on developing an awareness of differing political, cultural, social, and economic structures in past societies and their interrelationship.

  • Parkgate Rd, Chester, Cheshire CH1 4BJ, United Kingdom

    Hospitality Management

    GBP 11,500 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Hospitality Management. The program offers courses that focus on the study of hospitality law, international tourism management, hospitality accounting, events management, housekeeping operations, revenue management, and organizational behavior.

  • Parkgate Rd, Chester, Cheshire CH1 4BJ, United Kingdom

    International Relations

    GBP 11,500 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the concepts and practical application of the principles of International Relations, politics and international institutions. The program offers courses that focus on the study of foreign policy analysis; international law and organization; the comparative study of specific countries and regions; and the theory and practice of diplomacy.

  • Parkgate Rd, Chester, Cheshire CH1 4BJ, United Kingdom

    Journalism

    GBP 11,500 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the concepts and practical application of the fundamentals of Journalism. The program offers courses that focus on news writing and editing; reporting; photojournalism; layout and graphic design; journalism law and policy; professional standards and ethics; research methods; and journalism history and criticism.

  • Parkgate Rd, Chester, Cheshire CH1 4BJ, United Kingdom

    Law

    GBP 11,500 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with a comprehensive understanding of the world of law and contemporary governance, with a focus on the European Union. The program offers courses that focus on the independent professional practice of law; the legal system; and civil and criminal law.

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    Management

    GBP 11,500 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of topics related to business; management; finance; economics; marketing; customers operations; communication; information technology; business policy; and strategy.

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    Manufacturing Engineering

    GBP 11,500 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Manufacturing Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the application of scientific and mathematical principles to the design, development, and implementation of manufacturing systems.

  • Parkgate Rd, Chester, Cheshire CH1 4BJ, United Kingdom

    Mathematics

    GBP 11,500 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Mathematics. The program offers courses that focus on algebra, calculus, functional analysis, geometry, number theory, logic, topology and other mathematical specializations.

  • Parkgate Rd, Chester, Cheshire CH1 4BJ, United Kingdom

    Mechanical Engineering

    GBP 11,500 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Mechanical Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the application of mathematical and scientific principles to the design, development and operational evaluation of physical systems used in manufacturing; the end-product systems used for manufacturing equipment; and hydraulic and electric systems for controlling movement.

  • Parkgate Rd, Chester, Cheshire CH1 4BJ, United Kingdom

    Media Production

    GBP 11,500 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual, technical and practical knowledge of Media Production. The program offers courses that focus on the study of computer and telecommunications technologies and processes; the design and development of digital communications; marketing and distribution; digital communications regulation, law, and policy; digital media; documentary-making; film-making; and TV production.

  • Parkgate Rd, Chester, Cheshire CH1 4BJ, United Kingdom

    Media Studies

    GBP 11,500 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of Media Studies. The program offers highly interdisciplinary courses that combine the study of communications, technology, sociology, history and journalism.

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    Microbiology

    GBP 11,500 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Microbiology. The program offers courses that focus on the study of biochemistry, physiology, cell biology, ecology, and clinical aspects of microorganisms.

  • Parkgate Rd, Chester, Cheshire CH1 4BJ, United Kingdom

    Music

    GBP 11,500 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of Music. The program offers courses that focus on the study of medieval, renaissance, classical, romantic, jazz, pop, and rock music.

  • Parkgate Rd, Chester, Cheshire CH1 4BJ, United Kingdom

    Nursing

    GBP 11,500 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Nursing. The program offers courses that focus on the study of biology, physiology, chemistry, and anatomy. The program also includes a practical clinical component.

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    Nutrition Science

    GBP 11,500 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Nutrition Science. The program offers courses that focus on food science, microbiology, dietetics, nutrition, and clinical nutritional care.

  • Parkgate Rd, Chester, Cheshire CH1 4BJ, United Kingdom

    Performing Arts

    GBP 11,500 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of Performing Arts. The program offers highly interdisciplinary courses that are delivered through a mix of practical workshops and lectures that focus on music, dance and drama.

  • Parkgate Rd, Chester, Cheshire CH1 4BJ, United Kingdom

    Photography

    GBP 11,500 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of Photography. The program offers courses that focus on the fundamental technologies and techniques in digital and analogue photography through a mix of practical workshops, lectures and independent projects.

  • Parkgate Rd, Chester, Cheshire CH1 4BJ, United Kingdom

    Physical Education

    GBP 11,500 Tuition Fee

    This program equips students with the knowledge of exercise and physical activities that promote physical fitness. The program combines coursework that includes professional education and physical education, offering courses that focus on the study of kinesiology; exercise psychology; and motor skills development.

  • Parkgate Rd, Chester, Cheshire CH1 4BJ, United Kingdom

    Political Science

    GBP 11,500 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and conceptual knowledge of the fundamentals of Political Science. The program offers courses that focus on understanding political ideas, ideologies, institutions, policies, processes, and behavior. As well as groups, classes, government, diplomacy, law, strategy, and war.

  • Parkgate Rd, Chester, Cheshire CH1 4BJ, United Kingdom

    Psychology

    GBP 11,500 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Psychology. The program offers courses that focus on understanding and analyzing human behavior.

  • Parkgate Rd, Chester, Cheshire CH1 4BJ, United Kingdom

    Public Health

    GBP 11,500 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Public Health. The program offers courses that focus on the study of public health biology and management, behavioral sciences, biostatistics, epidemiology, environmental science, and communications and informatics.

  • Parkgate Rd, Chester, Cheshire CH1 4BJ, United Kingdom

    Religion

    GBP 11,500 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theological knowledge of Religion. The program offers courses that focus on phenomenology; the sociology, psychology, philosophy, anthropology, literature and art of religion; mythology; scriptural and textual studies; religious history and politics; and specific studies of particular faith communities and their behavior.

  • Parkgate Rd, Chester, Cheshire CH1 4BJ, United Kingdom

    Social Work

    GBP 11,500 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Social Work. The program offers courses that enable students to work with individuals, groups, and communities. The program requires students to participate in social work agencies, children's homes, and other institutions.

  • Parkgate Rd, Chester, Cheshire CH1 4BJ, United Kingdom

    Sociology

    GBP 11,500 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical, conceptual, and practical knowledge of Sociology. The program offers courses that focus on the study of family; religion; media; global development; and methods of research.

  • Parkgate Rd, Chester, Cheshire CH1 4BJ, United Kingdom

    Spanish

    GBP 11,500 Tuition Fee

    The program offers courses that develop students' Spanish conversation, reading, and compositional skills.

  • Parkgate Rd, Chester, Cheshire CH1 4BJ, United Kingdom

    Sports

    GBP 11,500 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Sports. The program offers courses that focus on sport specific skill development; sport specific strength training; cardiovascular conditioning; agility work; speed training; and flexibility exercises.

  • Parkgate Rd, Chester, Cheshire CH1 4BJ, United Kingdom

    Sports Management

    GBP 11,500 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Sports Management. The program offers courses that focus on the study of athletic management; adult fitness; and recreation leadership.

  • Parkgate Rd, Chester, Cheshire CH1 4BJ, United Kingdom

    Theology

    GBP 11,500 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the concepts of Theology. The program offers courses that focus on the study of anthropology, philosophy and history in relation to God, nature and religion.

  • Parkgate Rd, Chester, Cheshire CH1 4BJ, United Kingdom

    Veterinary Science

    GBP 11,500 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Veterinary Science. The program offers courses that focus on the study of animal nutrition, animal husbandry, animal behavior, and the treatment and prevention of diseases.

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Rankings

  • Complete University Guide (UK)
    Complete University Guide (UK) 98
  • SchoolApply Ranking
    SchoolApply Ranking 161
  • The Guardian
    The Guardian 94

Admission Requirements

  • Minimum GPA 2.00
  • Minimum incoming TOEFL 79
  • Minimum incoming IELTS 6.00
  • Minimum SAT 1250
  • Minimum ACT 21

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    Established in 1839

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    UoC is a member of the Association of Commonwealth Universities, the Cathedrals Group, the North West Universities Association and Universities UK.

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