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UNIVERSITY OF GLOUCESTERSHIRE

OVERVIEW

We are an historic university, educating students since 1847. Today we are made up of a diverse mix of just over 10,000 students and staff from around the world. We’re not too big, not too small – a close-knit community of individuals who support each other to be the best we can be.

We offer a wide range of degrees and courses at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. You’ll learn theory from industry experts and put your learning into practice in course work, real-world projects, placements and field trips. We offer placement year and short work experience options through our Degreeplus initiative, giving you valuable work experience for the job market.

A top 20 UK university in four subject areas (Guardian University Guide 2020) and UK Most Sustainable University (People and Planet 2019), we welcome international students from around the world. Studying in the UK can be a great experience allowing you to meet new people, try new things and experience a new country. So come and join us!

YEAR FOUNDED 

1847

CAMPUSES LOCATION  

Cheltenham and Gloucester

OVERALL RANKING

• Top 10 UK University for Hospitality & Tourism (Complete University Guide 2020)

• Top 10 in the UK for Landscape, and Building, Town & Country Planning (Guardian University Guide 2020)

• Top 20 UK University for Film Production, Photography and Animation (Guardian University Guide 2020)

• Top 20 UK University for Criminology, and Geography & Environmental Studies (Guardian University Guide 2020)

• We are ranked 6th overall and 7th in research skills – 2019 (Postgraduate Research Experience Survey (PRES))

• Most Sustainable University in the UK (People & Planet University League 20 19)

• Top 20 in the UK for Student Support (WhatUni Student Choice Awards 20 18)

• Top 20 in the UK for High Quality Staff and Lectures (Times Higher Education Student
Experience Survey 20 18)

KEY FACTS

1. Historic university – 150-year tradition of education dating back to 1847

2. Quality teaching – A top 20 UK university in four subject areas (Guardian University Guide 2020) and Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) Silver Status

3. Expert lecturers – Our lecturers are published experts, active researchers, practising artists and experienced professionals who will challenge and inspire you throughout your degree. They’re often still working in their field and can share the latest knowledge and connections.

4. Financial support – International bursaries up to £4000 and 50% merit scholarships available

5. Employability – 95% of our graduates are in employment or further study within 6 months of graduating*. ‘Your Future Plan’ provides you with personalised careers and employability support, to help you develop the skills and confidence for a successful future. From volunteering opportunities to writing CVs, we’ll make sure you get the help you need. And you’ll get 10 years of further support after you graduate. *(DHLE 2017/18)

6. Placements and industry links – Our students complete over 4,000 work placements or internships each year across the UK and internationally. From London Fashion Week and the BBC, to beachfront hotels in South Carolina or fast paced A&E departments – our students push themselves to graduate a step ahead.

7. Cutting edge facilities – From our new sports arena, Business School and Design Centre, to our high-tech labs, mock nursing clinics and film studios – our students work in industry-standard facilities so they can graduate fully prepared.

8. A diverse community – We welcome students from over 60 countries, and you’ll be joining a vibrant and connected community of over 10,000 students. We have over 80 different sports clubs and societies and the best freshers’ fayre in the country (BAM Freshers’ Fayre Survey 2018).

9. The Cotswolds – Countryside, castles, Victorian quays, ancient forests and Gothic cathedrals right on your doorstep

10. Guaranteed Accommodation – If you accept us as your first choice and apply for accommodation, we’ll guarantee you a place in university or partner-managed accommodation.

11. 1-to-1 advice – We have a Helpzone for student queries on every campus. From choosing where to live, accessing dyslexia support, scholarships and funding, or health and wellbeing support – no question is left unanswered. You also get a personal tutor from day 1 to help you get the most out of your degree.

12. Part-time job – Money can sometimes be tight but there are lots of opportunities to work part-time alongside your studies. Whatever your budget, our SU Jobshop offers lots of part-time jobs which will fit around your studies.

13. Protect the planet – At the UK’s most sustainable university*, you can help to protect the planet through smart living, research, field trips, community actions, climate strikes and on your course. *People and Planet University League 2019

14. Festival county – We have over 45 festivals a year, including jazz, science, food and literature. We also have over 500 pubs, clubs and bars and a whole host of activities in the great outdoors. Gloucestershire isn’t what you might expect – it’s the perfect place to experience the best of both city and country life.

TESTIMONIAL

HERE WHAT THEY SAY…

Here’s what our graduates say about their experience with PDVL or their university

 

‘The university has a very British vibe and I love the environment. It’s beneficial for learning or just hanging out. Besides the environment, the University provides a lot of support for International students, with International Student Advisors and the Student Helpzone. Being an international student can be very daunting, but these people make the transition fairly comfortable. The lecturers (at least in my course) do provided a lot of academic and moral support.

The thing I like best about this course is that it promotes a lot of independent study and critical thinking. During classes, lecturers provide the opportunity for group discussions, which not only lets me voice out my opinion, but hear the opinion of my peers. I find this to be helpful, as an international student, as I have little background knowledge about the legislation and culture of the UK. Besides obtaining a degree, I think the experience of a different culture and different people will teach me how to deal with situations that I may face in the workplace.’

 

Zara Kim Chen – BA (Hons) Early Childhood Studies

OUR GALLERY

PROGRAMMES

Accounting

Undergraduate Courses

• Accounting and Business Management
• Accounting and Finance

Postgraduate Courses

• Accounting and Finance

Advertising and Marketing

Undergraduate Courses

• Marketing, Advertising and Branding
• Advertising
• Marketing

Postgraduate Courses

• Creative Advertising
• Marketing

Architecture

Undergraduate Courses

• Architecture
• Interior Architecture and Design
• Landscape Architecture
• Quantity Surveying
• Urban Planning

Postgraduate Courses

• Landscape Architecture

Acting and Performance

Undergraduate Courses

• Dance
• Drama and Performance Practice
• Performing Arts

Animal Behaviour, Wildlife Conservation and Zoology

Undergraduate Courses

• Animal Biology

Art

Undergraduate Courses

• Fine Art

Postgraduate Courses

• Fine Art

Business

Undergraduate Courses

• Business and Marketing Management
• Business Management
• International Business Management
• Logistics Management
• Events Management

Postgraduate Courses

• Financial Technology
• International Business
• MBA
• Human Resource Management
• Communications, PR and the Media

Biology, Human Biology and Health

Undergraduate Courses

• Biology
• Biomedical Science
• Health and Social Care
• Nursing
• Operating Department Practice
• Paramedic Science
• Physiotherapy
• Social Work

Postgraduate Courses

• Advanced Clinical Practice
• Social Work

Computer Science

Undergraduate Courses

• Applied Artificial Intelligence
• Computer Games Design
• Computer Games Programming
• Computer Science
• Computing
• Computing Technologies
• Games Art

Postgraduate Courses

• Game Development

Countryside Conservation, Ecology and Plant Biology

Undergraduate Courses

• Ecology and Environmental Science

Postgraduate Courses

• Applied Ecology

Design

Undergraduate Courses

• Interior Design
• Illustration
• Animation
• Graphic Design
• Product Design

Postgraduate Courses

• Illustration
• Graphic Design
• Animation

Education and Childhood Studies

Undergraduate Courses

• Early Childhood Studies
• Education

Postgraduate Courses

• Education

Engineering

Undergraduate Courses

• Electrical and Electronics Engineering
• Industrial Control Engineering
• Mechatronics Engineering

Postgraduate Courses

• Electrical and Electronics Engineering
• Engineering Management
• Industrial Control Engineering
• Mechatronics Engineering

English and Creative Writing

Undergraduate Courses

• Creative Writing
• English
• English and Creative Writing
• English Literature and Creative Writing

Postgraduate Courses

• Creative and Critical Writing

Fashion

Undergraduate Courses

• Fashion Design

Film

Undergraduate Courses

• Film Production

Postgraduate Courses

• Film Making

Forensic and Security

Undergraduate Courses

• Computer and Cyber Forensics
• Cyber and Computer Security

Postgraduate Courses

• Cyber Forensic Investigation
• Cyber Security

Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences

Undergraduate Courses

• Geography
• Human Geography

History

Undergraduate Courses

• History
• History and Philosophy
• History and Politics

Journalism and Publishing

Undergraduate Courses

• Journalism
• Magazine Journalism and Production
• Sports Journalism

Law

Undergraduate Courses

• Law
• Law with Business

Media

Undergraduate Courses

• Digital Media
• Television Production

Music

Undergraduate Courses

• Music Business
• Popular Music
• Sound and Music Production

Postgraduate Courses

• Creative Music Practice

Psychology

Undergraduate Courses

• Criminology
• Criminology and Psychology
• Criminology and Sociology
• Forensic Psychology
• Psychology
• Sociology

Postgraduate Courses

• Criminology
• Forensic Psychology
• Psychology

Photography

Undergraduate Courses

• Photography
• Photojournalism and Documentary Photography

Postgraduate Courses

• Photography

Politics

Undergraduate Courses

• International Relations

Philosophy and Ethics

Undergraduate Courses

• Philosophy and Politics
• Religion, Philosophy and Ethics

Sport and Exercise Science

Undergraduate Courses

• Sport Business Management
• Physical Education
• Sport and Exercise Sciences
• Sport Coaching Science
• Sports Business and Coaching
• Sports Coaching
• Sports Strength and Conditioning
• Sports Therapy
• Strength, Conditioning and Rehabilitation

Postgraduate Courses

• Sports Communications and Digital Media
• Professional Practice in Physical Education and School Sport
• Professional Practice in Sports Coaching
• Sport Coaching Science
• Sports Therapy
• Sports Strength and Conditioning

Tourism and Hospitality

Undergraduate Courses

• International Hospitality and Tourism Management

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