University of Chester

Why Chester?

About the University

With 15,000 students from 130 countries worldwide, The University of Chester provides a vibrant, diverse and safe home for international students.

The University is one of the oldest higher education providers in the United Kingdom having recently celebrated its 182nd year of teaching, starting off as a teacher training college back in 1839. Originally based on one campus in Chester, the University now offers more than 200 single and combined honours programmes across a number of specialist sites in Chester, Shrewsbury and Warrington.

Courses have an emphasis on practical learning to enhance prospects via industry placements or overseas opportunities, ranging from five-weeks to one-year.

In 2020, the University was voted second -best in the UK for international students at the WhatUni? Student Choice Awards. This national recognition, based on the reviews of our students, is testament to our commitment to providing students with an outstanding learning and social experience.

Careers and Employability

Our Careers and Employability Team attach the utmost importance to securing excellent employment prospects for our international graduates. We will provide you with a superb range of opportunities to help you gain the experience, skills and knowledge that you need to succeed during your time at University and beyond.

Expert Advice and Guidance

The Careers and Employability Team can provide the following services to students:

• One-to-one career guidance
• E-guidance support
• Interview techniques
• CV and cover letter advice.

Chester Life

Our students love the city and it’s not hard to
see why. Chester is consistently ranked as one
of the best and safest places to live in the UK. Ideally placed in the North West of England, Chester is close to the major cities of
Manchester and Liverpool, a two-hour direct train ride from London and is bordered by the stunning coast of Wales.


  • Animal and Wildlife Sciences
  • Art and Design
  • Biological Sciences
  • Business and Management
  • Computer Science
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • English
  • Food and Nutritional Sciences
  • Geography
  • Healthcare and Social Work
  • History and Archaeology
  • Languages and Cultures
  • Law
  • Mathematics
  • Media
  • Medical and Life Sciences
  • Natural Sciences
  • Performing Arts
  • Social Sciences
  • Sport
  • Theology and Religious Study

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