Today’s modern University can be traced back to Wolverhampton’s Mechanics’ Institute and College of Art in the mid-1800s. These institutions, together with teacher training and health colleges that were later incorporated, developed our rich heritage and tradition of academic excellence in vocational higher education.
Why choose Wolverhampton?
*Destination of Leavers of Higher Education survey 2015.
**Research Excellence Framework 2014.
The University of Wolverhampton comprises four academic faculties as listed below:
The University of Wolverhampton follows a clear and transparent admissions policy. With regional offices in around the world to support all applicants from around the world, the University welcomes a significant number of international students to its campus every year.
International students can choose to study a number of programmes starting with the International Foundation Year and English Language courses to an excellent selection of accredited undergraduate and postgraduate degree programmes.
All non-native speakers of English have to demonstrate their proficiency in English before they can be granted admission to a programme. The basic requirement is an IELTS score of 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in every test component. Click here for more details on English language requirements.
All postgraduate programmes offered by the Department of Pharmacy require applicants to have a minimum IELTS score of 6.5 or equivalent.
The course fees for 2016/7 entry are as follows:
The University of Wolverhampton offers comfortable and affordable on-campus accommodation facilities and all international students who apply in time are guaranteed accommodation.
Students can choose from standard and en-suite accommodation options. All bedrooms are equipped with:
Accommodation costs start from £72 a week and can go up to £99 a week – some of the cheapest costs in all of England!Students don’t need to worry about bills or utilities, it’s all included in the monthly cost!
Student Centres are available at all campuses to offer students guidance and counselling across a wide variety of topics ranging from finance, academics, part-time work options, health and much more!
The Students’ Union is run by students for students. The Union runs a number of societies and clubs for students and also organises various social events on a regular basis.There are over 30 societies including groups based on hobbies, pastimes, religions, faiths, sports, causes and politics.Students can get the NUS Extra card, which entitles them to discounts at various retailers in and around Wolverhampton.
Be it badminton, cricket or football a number of recreational and competitive sports are on offer for students. There are over 10 sports clubs and students have access to the training facilities, professional coaching and a chance to participate in competitive fixtures.
The Career Support Team offers a number of services ranging from workshops, career planning, psychometric tests and organising job fairs to help students find a relevant job. Career support is offered to students up to three years after graduation.
There is never a dull moment when studying at Wolverhampton!