University of Chester

The University of Chester is one of the oldest universities in the UK. Founded in 1839, it is a public university situated in Chester, England. The University has dedicated faculties, through which it delivers master’s degree programs to local and international students.
  • Average Tuition GBP 12,000
  • Acceptance Rate 65%
  • Students 20,000
  • International Students 6%
  • Total Annual Cost GBP 24,600
  • Intakes Fall, Spring
  • Application Deadline September 10
  • Campus Setting City

School Description

The University of Chester prides itself on having an open, inclusive and supportive environment which welcomes students and staffs of diverse backgrounds. The mission of the university is to provide all its students with the education, motivation, support and, skills to help them become confident individuals who serve and improve the communities within which they live and work. The university’s libraries are loaded with over 350,000 volumes of stock, 19,000 e-books and 20,000 e-journals. Online resources can also be remotely accessed. UC also has various facilities to help students get jobs and gain experience including the UniJob portal for on-campus recruitment service and the CareerHub for external vacancies in local businesses. Career consultants are also available to help students find and apply for part-time jobs, freelancing and setting up private businesses. Some notable alumni include Professor Alan Emery - Emeritus Professor of Human Genetics at the University of Edinburgh and The Head Scientific Advisor of the European Neuromuscular Center, Gillian Burns - former England rugby union player, and Sir Walter Winterbottom - the first manager of the England football team and FA Director of Coaching.
  • 01Over 95% of the students get employed or enroll for further education within six months of graduation.
  • 02The University of Chester is recognized as one of the top 100 universities in the UK by the International Education Specialist.
  • 03The university is also ranked as one of the top 100 universities in the UK by The 2019 edition of University League Tables.

Master Programs

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

    Archeology

    GBP 11,989 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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    Biomedical Science

    GBP 11,000 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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    Broadcast media

    GBP 11,000 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.

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    Business Administration

    GBP 11,400 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Business Administration. The program offers courses that focus on the study of management theory; human resource management and behavior; accounting, purchasing and logistics; organization and production; marketing; and business decision-making.

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    Cardiology

    GBP 11,000 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Cardiology. The program offers courses that focus on the diagnosis and treatment of heart defects, coronary artery disease, heart failure, and electrophysiology.

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    Childhood Education

    GBP 11,989 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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    Clinical Psychology

    GBP 11,000 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Clinical Psychology. The program offers courses that focus on diagnosing and treating mental, emotional, and behavioural disorders through observation, interviews, and tests.

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    Cognitive & Behavioural Therapies: High Intensity Training

    GBP 11,000 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Cognitive Science. The program offers courses that focus on studying the mind and its processes through psychological science, cognitive psychology, neuroscience, and biology.

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    Communication

    GBP 11,000 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the concepts of Communication. The program offers courses that focus on public relations, connectivity and culture, multimedia, digital analytics, communication law and ethics, creative writing, and media design.

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    Computer Information Systems

    GBP 11,000 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.

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    Computer Science

    GBP 11,000 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 11,000 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.

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    Dance

    GBP 11,000 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.

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    Design

    GBP 11,000 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual, technical and practical knowledge of the elements of Design. The program offers courses that focus on the study of visual arts; design techniques; and computer-aided design.

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    Drama

    GBP 11,000 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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    Education

    GBP 11,000 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the concepts of Education. The program offers courses that focus on the study of research, and administrative and support services related to learning and teaching.

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    Engineering Management

    GBP 11,000 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Business Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of accounting; engineering economy; financial management; industrial and human resource management; industrial psychology; management information systems; mathematical modeling and optimization; quality control; operations research; safety and health issues; and environmental program management.

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    Epidemiology

    GBP 11,000 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical, statistical and practical knowledge of Epidemiology. The program offers courses that focus on the distribution, causes, and possible prevention and control, of diseases in populations; biostatistics; biochemistry; behavioral studies; health services research; and population studies.

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    Fine Arts

    GBP 11,000 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.

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    Food Science

    GBP 11,000 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.

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    Gynecology and obstetrics

    GBP 11,000 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Gynecology and Obstetrics. The program offers courses that focus on patient care, critical care, gynecologic surgery, and outpatient treatments.

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    Health Administration

    GBP 11,000 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Health Administration. The program offers courses that focus on studying the administration of public health systems, management, health care systems, and hospital networks.

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    History

    GBP 11,000 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.

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    Languages

    GBP 11,000 Tuition Fee

    This program offers courses that focus on the study of language development, and the relationship between languages and language groups from a humanistic and/or scientific perspective.

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    Management

    GBP 11,000 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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    Marketing

    GBP 11,000 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of marketing research and consumer behavior. The program offers courses that focus on the study of demand analysis; profit relationships; pricing theory; marketing campaigns and strategic planning; market segments; advertising methods; and sales operations and management.

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    Mathematics

    GBP 11,000 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.

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    Media Studies

    GBP 11,000 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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    Medicine

    GBP 11,000 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Medicine. The program offers courses that focus on the study of science and practices used in the detection, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of diseases, as well as pharmaceuticals and surgery.

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    Modern & contemporary fiction

    GBP 11,000 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the concepts of English Literature. The program offers courses that focus on analyzing passages, and relating texts to cultural, social, historical and political contexts.

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    Music

    GBP 11,000 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.

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    Nursing

    GBP 11,000 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 11,000 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.

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    Orthopaedics

    GBP 11,000 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the practical knowledge of Orthopaedics. The program offers courses that focus on orthopaedics and trauma surgery and specializing in surgical medical technology and surgical biotechnology.

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    Professional Studies

    GBP 11,000 Tuition Fee

    This program equips students with the skills to think analytically, effectively solve problems, and adapt to different work environments. This interdisciplinary program is highly valued by employers because the courses offered in the program focus on the professional development of students in the contemporary workplace.

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    Psychology

    GBP 11,000 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 11,000 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.

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    Religion

    GBP 11,000 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.

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    Respiratory Therapy

    GBP 11,000 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Respiratory Therapy. The program offers courses that focus on the prevention, diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of patients with respiratory disorders.

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    Science

    GBP 11,000 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Science. The program offers courses that focus on the study of general sciences including physics, chemistry, nutrition, biology, and environmental science.

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    Social Work

    GBP 11,000 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.

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    Sports

    GBP 11,000 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.

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    sports leadershio & management

    GBP 11,000 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.

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    Studies in Law

    GBP 11,000 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with a comprehensive understanding of the theoretical study of law.

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    Theology

    GBP 11,000 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.

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    wildlife conservation

    GBP 11,000 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Environmental Studies. The program offers courses that focus on renewable and non-renewable resources, ecosystems, pollution, and biodiversity.

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Rankings

  • Complete University Guide (UK)
    Complete University Guide (UK) 98
  • SchoolApply Ranking
    SchoolApply Ranking 125
  • The Guardian
    The Guardian 94

Admission Requirements

  • Minimum GPA 2.50
  • Minimum incoming IELTS 6.50
  • GRE Not required
  • GMAT Not required
  • Minimum SAT 1250
  • Minimum ACT 21

Accreditations

    Financial Aid & Scholarship

    The University of Chester offers a wide variety of international scholarships for master’s degree students some of which include the International Merit Alumni Scholarship which is available to all University of Chester international graduate students who wish to further their studies in the same university, and the Masters Scholarships offered on the basis of academic merit.

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    Established in 1839

    Other

    Many of the programs delivered by Chester are accredited by Professional, Statutory and Regulatory Bodies (PSRB)

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