University of Worcester


In the past ten years the number of people applying to study at the University of Worcester has more than doubled - a rate of growth much higher than the national average. Worcester has become so popular because they have: innovative and highly relevant courses, excellent, inspiring teaching, a truly friendly, inclusive approach with excellent student support, an outstanding record of graduate employment, a beautiful home in historic Worcester. A city which has been declared not only the happiest in Britain, but also within the top 10 safest.

The university offers a truly innovative and effective ‘earn as you learn’scheme, which provides students with invaluable work experience, career development and earning opportunities. 

The community spirit at Worcester is renowned. Staff and students are proud to be working and studying at the University. If you apply to study with the university, and are selected, you will be warmly encouraged to become part of a thriving social, cultural and sporting environment. At the same time, you will gain the intellectual and practical skills and qualifications you need to succeed in today’s world.

The University has a well-managed, fully funded £100m investment programme to provide for new, improved and refurbished facilities. Completed projects include our City Campus, home to the Worcester Business School.

The Hive, a joint venture between the University and Worcestershire County Council, provides a first class, inclusive, internationally acclaimed resource for students, staff and the wider community.


Key Numbers

  • Average tuition fees - £11,250
  • Estimated living costs - £7,500
  • Minimum IELTS score - 6.0
  • Student satisfaction - 84
  • Employment prospects - 95.8
  • International student ratio - 8%



  • The Times: 90
  • The Guardian: 88
  • Complete University Guide: 104