University of the West of England


UWE Bristol is a thriving, modern university based in Bristol, one of the UK’s most vibrant cities, offering a wide range of highly respected course subjects such as Architecture, Art and Design, Engineering, Maths and more. The brand new Bristol Business School opened April 2017, and offers a state-of-the-art home for all the university's Business and Law students.

UWE Bristol is really strong in terms of boosting employment prospects with 96% of students in employment or further study six months after graduation. The university also has an award-winning careers site ‘GradLink UK’. This is a specialist careers site for connecting students that have graduated from UK universities with over 300 major global employers.


Key Numbers

  • Average tuition fees - £11,750
  • Estimated living costs - £12,000 
  • Minimum IELTS score - 5.5
  • Student satisfaction - 88                        
  • Employment prospects - 95
  • International student ratio - 12.8%



  • The Times: 60
  • The Guardian: 52
  • Complete University Guide: 60