University of Chester ,,UK

  • Chester,UK

The University of Chester is a well-recognized public university in Chester, England. Established in the year 1839, it originated as a teacher training college in the U.K. which became the University of Chester later. It was founded by pioneers like the 19th-century prime ministers William Gladstone and the Earl of Derby, and a former Archbishop of Canterbury. In the 20th century, the institution expanded its student numbers along with the variety and nature of its courses ranging from animation to zoo management. The university serves as a member of the Cathedrals Group, the North West Universities Association, the Association of Commonwealth Universities and Universities UK. The 2010 audit of Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA) appreciated the institution for its good practice in ensuring standards as well as enhancing the quality of learning opportunities and supportive relationships.

The University of Chester maintains six campuses along with a University Centre in Shrewsbury. Parkgate Road Campus in Chester is spread across an area of 32 acres. It has a unique mixture of Victorian buildings (like Old College) and modern buildings (like the Students' Union). Apart from offering a range of facilities considered conducive for learning, it features a swimming pool, sports hall, fitness centre, bookshop, science and language laboratories and a bank. Other campuses of the institution are also well-equipped with an environment that is considered ideal for learning.

Of-late, the university has 1,880 staff members and some 19,850 students who are drawn from different boundaries across the world. It provides a range of foundation, bachelors and master’s courses, as well as academic research programmes. MPhil and PhD programmes constitute an established and growing area of activity with the institution gaining authority to award its research degrees in 2007. Further, the university offers courses in humanities, health and social care, business and management, social sci

The University of Chester maintains six campuses along with a University Centre in Shrewsbury. Parkgate Road Campus in Chester is spread across an area of 32 acres. It has a unique mixture of Victorian buildings (like Old College) and modern buildings (like the Students' Union). Apart from offering a range of facilities considered conducive for learning, it features a swimming pool, sports hall, fitness centre, bookshop, science and language laboratories and a bank. Other campuses of the institution are also well-equipped with an environment that is considered ideal for learning.

Of-late, the university has 1,880 staff members and some 19,850 students who are drawn from different boundaries across the world. It provides a range of foundation, bachelors and master’s courses, as well as academic research programmes. MPhil and PhD programmes constitute an established and growing area of activity with the institution gaining authority to award its research degrees in 2007. Further, the university offers courses in humanities, health and social care, business and management, social sciences, arts and media, medicine, science and engineering, dentistry and clinical sciences and education and children's services.

Additionally, the University of Chester is recognized well for its notable alumni network constituted by distinguished personalities in a variety of fields. Some of these include International rugby union player John Carleton, International footballer Jo Fletcher, children's author Roderick Hunt MBE, screenwriter Alan Bleasdale and politician Helen Jones.

Year of establishment1839
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UG/PG Course Ratio0.37
Endowments ValuePound Sterling 395,000
No.of Campuses6
Yearly Hostel & Meals Expense5746 Pound
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University of Chester Fees

CoursesDuration1st Year Tuition Fees
MS(30 Courses)(1 year)Pound 12.45 K - 17.14 K
MBA/PGDM(1 Courses)(1 year)Pound 12.7 K
MIM(10 Courses)(12 months-1 year)Pound 12.45 K - 13.45 K
MEM(1 Courses)(1 year)Pound 12.45 K
B.E. / B.Tech(7 Courses)(1 year-3 years)Pound 12.45 K - 13.45 K
BHM(1 Courses)(3 years)Pound 12.45 K
BBA(12 Courses)(1 year-3 years)Pound 12.45 K - 12.95 K
B.Sc.(25 Courses)(3 years)Pound 12.45 K - 12.95 K
M.A.(21 Courses)(1 year-2 years)Pound 8 K - 13.45 K

University of Chester Scholarships

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K.C. Mahindra Scholarships For Post-Graduate Studies Abroad
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Engineering,Computers,Science + 4 more
Hani Zeini Scholarship
Rs. 74,390
Engineering,Computers,Science + 2 more
Harvey Fellowship
Rs. 11,90,240
Science,Humanities,Business

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University of Chester Entry Criteria

CoursesExams
MS(30 Courses)

: 6.5 & Above

: 57.0-65.0

MBA/PGDM(1 Courses)

: 6.5 & Above

: 65.0 & Above

MIM(10 Courses)

: 6.5 & Above

: 57.0-65.0

MEM(1 Courses)

: 6.5 & Above

: 65.0 & Above

B.E. / B.Tech(7 Courses)

: 6.0-6.5

: 51.0 & Above

BHM(1 Courses)

: 6.0 & Above

: 51.0 & Above

BBA(12 Courses)

: 6.0 & Above

: 51.0 & Above

B.Sc.(25 Courses)

: 6.0 & Above

: 51.0 & Above

M.A.(21 Courses)

: 6.5-7.0

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Average 1st Year Tuition Cost
MS INR 20.5 L
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MIM INR 19.2 L
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MA INR 17.7 L
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BE/Btech INR 18.6 L
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BBA INR 16.7 L
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BSc INR 20 L
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MBA INR 20.8 L
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MArch INR 17.9 L
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BHM INR 13.6 L
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MBBS INR 36.4 L
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MEM INR 17.9 L
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MFA INR 16.5 L
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MPharm INR 17.9 L
Average Hostel & Meals Expense

INR 5.9 L (based on 265 colleges listed on Studyabroad.shiksha.com)

Average Admission Exam ScoresTOEFL: 86
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IELTS: 6.5
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PTE: 60
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GMAT: 600
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University of Chester FAQs

Q. Is the University of Chester a good choice for international students?

A. the University of Chester is among the top 100 universities in the UK. It is ranked second-best for international students in the UK. So yes, it is a good university for international students. Find out more about university and course rankings.

Q. What is the University of Chester known for?

A. The university is known for being the first purpose-built teacher training college in the UK. It is also known for the highest quality of teaching and provides an extensive choice of part-time and flexible study options to study for students.

Q. What is the acceptance rate for the University of Chester?

A. The University of Chester can be quite competitive for international students as it is a bit selective in its admissions process. It has an acceptance rate of 25%-30% and an offer rate of 75%.

Q. Does the University of Chester offer conditional admissions?

A. Yes, it does. You have to fulfil all the conditions in the offer to confirm your place at the university.

Q. Does the University of Chester require English language proficiency?

A. Yes. International students need to submit English proficiency test scores. Any one of these are accepted by the university: TOEFL, IELTS, PTE or Cambridge Tests. Find out more about eligibility requirements and admissions process here: University of Chester Admissions FAQs.

Q. What grades does the University of Chester require?

A. Undergraduate applicants should have at least 75% or above in Class 12. For graduate courses, a bachelor’s degree with 60% or above is required. For MBA programmes, work experience is mandatory.

Q. What are some top courses at the University of Chester?

A. Some of the top courses of the University of Chester are:
  • Accounting and Finance
  • Archaeology and Forensic Science
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • German
  • Iberian Languages
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Psychology
  • Theology and Religious Studies
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Q. Is Chester University safe for international students?

A. As per the Complete University Guide, the University of Chester is the safest city-based institution and the second safest place to study overall in the region. Chester is a sophisticated small city with low crime rates.

Q. Does the University of Chester offer scholarships to international students?

A. Yes, Chester offers scholarships to international undergraduate and graduate students. Find out more here: https://www1.chester.ac.uk/international/fees-scholarships-and-finance.

Q. What are the student facilities provided by the University of Chester?

A. The Chester campus has varied conference facilities in terms of capacity and environment, ranging from halls seating over 400, to plenary and syndicate rooms for one-to-one meetings and upwards. It also has state-of-the-art tiered lecture theatres. The university provides accommodation, which is either located on-site or very close by the campuses.

Q. How long does it take to get a CAS letter from the University of Chester?

A. The university takes a few days to issue a CAS letter. To obtain a CAS letter, you need to complete the following steps:

  • Complete CAS request
  • Submit all financial documents as required by the university
  • Complete the Genuine Intention to Study Form
  • Apply for an ATAS Certificate
Location
University CityChester, Cheshire, UK
Campuses
Crab Lane Warrington Cheshire WA2 0DB

Contact Details

Address

Parkgate Rd, Chester CH1 4BJ, UK
Chester ( Cheshire)

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Email

international@chester.ac.uk

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