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University of the West of England, Bristol



The University of the West of England, Bristol is one of Britain’s biggest universities, with more than 30,000 students from over 140 countries worldwide. It is currently in the midst of constructing a brand-new campus after acquiring a large portion of land next to its existing Frenchay campus.

The University of West of England has five campuses, namely the Frenchay Campus (Main Campus), the Bower Ashton Campus, the Glenside Campus, the St Matthias Campus and the Hartpury Campus.

Frenchay Campus: Four miles north of Bristol City Centre
Bower Ashton Campus: Two miles from Bristol City Centre
Glenside Campus: Three miles northeast of Bristol City Centre
St Matthias Campus: Three miles northeast of Bristol City Centre
Hartpury Campus: Near Gloucester

The City of Bristol

Bristol is the eighth largest city in the UK, the largest city in the south west and is home to many prominent businesses and employers including Airbus, AXA, BBC, Hewlett Packard, Ministry of Defence, Orange, Rolls-Royce and Royal Bank of Scotland.

The Frenchay Campus is accessible from Bristol Parkway station, with London a mere 90 minute train ride away. The Bristol Airport at Lulsgate, also has direct flights to many UK and European cities.

Shopping: The Cabot Circus shopping centre was recently unveiled in Bristol, and comprises over one million square feet of shops, restaurants and recreational space. There is also Broadmead, which offers over 300 high street shops and department stores, and The Mall Bristol, which has a excellent selection of independent shops, high street stores, cafes and restaurants. For urban wear and designer items, Park Street is the place to drop by. Clifton Village is also another great place to shop, with posh boutiques set amongst Georgian architecture.

Nightlife: The nightlife in Bristol also offers something for everybody. The availability of conventional pubs, contemporary bars and lively clubs offers anything from a peaceful drink by the waterfront to night-long partying long into the wee hours.

Arts: Bristol has a number of museums and art galleries, including the Bristol City Museum & Art Gallery, Arnolfini and the Royal West of England Academy. Theatres in Bristol include the Bristol Hippodrome and the Alma Tavern & Theatre.

Food: Bristol has a wide range of restaurants, cafés and bars, offering different kinds of cuisine from all around the world.

Leisure: One can bowl at the Bowlplex, scale walls at the Bristol Climbing Centre, skate at the Bristol Ice Rink, cycle along the Bristol and Bath Railway Path or join the Bristol Rovers Football Club. Bristol has much to provide for sport enthusiasts.

Why Choose the University of the West of England, Bristol?

Fantastic Teaching Facilities

The University of the West of England, Bristol has great teaching facilities. It has a Crime Scene House, where Forensic Science students can investigate a fake crime scene spanning two bedrooms, a kitchen, a lounge, a bathroom and a study. Aerospace engineering students can input design models into the Flight Simulator to predict the resultant aerodynamic performance of the virtual aircraft. Radiography students can administer doses of radiotherapy to a virtual patient in the Virtual Environment Radiotherapy Training. The University of the West of England, Bristol also has the Reuters Trading Room for Business students to have a better understanding of global financial data, news and information.

Fantastic Support Facilities

The University of the West of England, Bristol has amazing facilities for its students. It possesses a £5.5 million state-of-the-art sports complex called the Centre for Sport and has put in over £200,000 on its Centre for Performing Arts. Its Centre for Performing Arts has four large rehearsal rooms and four practice rooms, three of which are furnished with pianos. Plans are also underway to build a new campus over the next 25 years on the newly bought 70 acres of land next to its current Frenchay campus.

Active Communities

Being one of Britain's biggest universities, University of the West of England, Bristol has a large and lively student community. For students attracted to performing arts, there are a range of ensembles, choirs and musicals to join. For physically active students, the University of the West of England, Bristol has some of the most active sports clubs in the United Kingdom. There are also many societies, from subject-led societies to interest-based societies for students to get acquainted with likeminded friends.

Graduate Prospects

The University of the West of England, Bristol has vast online resources to help students with career choices and job search. Students can easily obtain information on CVs, interview preparation, employer data, further study possibilities and destinations of former students. The university has also developed the Graduate Development Programme (GDP) and Peer Assisted Learning (PAL) schemes to ensure that students are well-trained for the working society.

The University of the West of England, Bristol's Ranking

Information extracted from The Times Good University Guide 2015
Information extracted from The Guardian University Guide 2011
Subject Area
Subject Area
Architecture 12 Architecture 2
Aeronautical and Manufacturing Engineering 19 BioScience 23
Accounting and Finance 57 Business and Management Studies  9 
Biological Sciences 52 Civil Engineering 7
Business Studies 68 Computer Sciences and IT  23
Civil Engineering 51 Electrical and Electronic Engineering 14
Computer Science 57 Economics  21
Electrical and Electronic Engineering 37 Mechanical Engineering 10
Economics 57 Mathematics 16
Mechanical Engineering 40 Pharmacology and Pharmacy 16
Mathematics 66 Psychology 6
Politics 47 Sports and Exercise Science 2
Psychlogy 58 Sociology 13
Sport Science 64 Chemical Engineering 14
Sociology 45 Overall 13
Overall 68    




Courses Available


  • Architecture and Planning
  • BA Architecture
  • Professional Practice and Management in Architecture


  • Architectural Technology and Design
  • Audio and Music Technology
  • Careers Guidance
  • Creative Music Technology
  • Creative Product Design
  • Design
  • Design for Smart Products
  • Digital Media
  • Drama
  • Drama and English
  • Drama with Creative Writing
  • Drawing and Applied Arts
  • English
  • English and English Language
  • English and Journalism
  • English and Philosophy
  • English Language and Linguistics
  • Fashion Design
  • Fashion/Textile Design
  • Film Studies
  • Film Studies and English
  • Film Studies and Media and Cultural Studies
  • Fine Art
  • Fine Arts
  • Graphic Arts
  • Graphic Design
  • Guidance
  • International Relations and Journalism
  • Journalism
  • Journalism
  • Journalism and Media and Cultural Studies
  • Media and Cultural Studies
  • Media and Cultural Studies and English
  • Media Practice
  • Media: Practice and Culture
  • Music Therapy
  • Photography
  • Product Design Technology
  • Secondary Art and Design
  • Secondary Design and Technology
  • Secondary English
  • Urban Design
  • Web Design


  • Accounting and Finance
  • Accounting and Financial Management
  • Agricultural Business Management
  • Applied Social Research (Business and Management)
  • Business and Law
  • Business and Management
  • Business Enterprise
  • Business in Property
  • Business Information Systems
  • Business Management
  • Business Management Practice
  • Business Studies
  • Business Studies with Accounting and Finance
  • Business Studies with Economics
  • Business Studies with Human Resource Management
  • Business Studies with Marketing
  • Business Studies with Tourism
  • Business with Management
  • Economics (Money, Banking and Finance)
  • Equine Business Management
  • Equine Business Management
  • Family Business Advising
  • Finance
  • Information Technology Management for Business
  • International Banking and Finance Law
  • International Business
  • Marketing
  • Marketing
  • Marketing Communications
  • Marketing Communications
  • Master of Business Administration
  • Secondary Business Education
  • Secondary Mathematics with Business Education
  • Sports Business Management


  • Applied Social Research (Education)
  • Careers Education
  • Education
  • Education and Early Childhood Studies
  • Education and English
  • Education in Professional Practice
  • Education Studies
  • Education Studies + PGCE
  • Educational Support
  • Guidance (Vocational/Educational)
  • National Award for Special Educational Needs Co-ordinator
  • Post-Compulsory Education and Training (PCET)
  • Primary Early Years Education (Initial Teacher Education)
  • Primary Education (Initial Teacher Education)
  • Supporting Teaching and Learning in Further Education
  • Teaching and Learning


  • Advanced Engineering Robotics
  • Aerospace Design Engineering
  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Aerospace Engineering Manufacturing
  • Aerospace Manufacturing Engineering
  • Aerospace Systems Engineering
  • Architecture and Environmental Engineering
  • Building Services Engineering
  • Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Engineering
  • Engineering Foundation Programme
  • Engineering Management
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Motorsport Engineering
  • Motorsport Engineering
  • River and Coastal Engineering
  • River and Coastal Engineering
  • Software Engineering
  • Traffic Engineering


  • Adult Nursing
  • Child Health
  • Childrens Nursing
  • Counselling Psychology
  • Criminology and Psychology
  • Criminology with Psychology
  • Environmental Health
  • Environmental Health
  • Health and Social Care
  • Health and Social Care Practice
  • Health Care Practice
  • Health Professions
  • Health Psychology
  • Leadership and Management in Health and Social Care
  • Learning Disabilities Nursing
  • Medical Ultrasound
  • Mental Health
  • Mental Health (Psychosocial Interventions)
  • Mental Health Nursing
  • Midwifery
  • Nuclear Medicine
  • Nursing
  • Psychological Therapy (Cognitive Behavioural Therapy)
  • Psychology
  • Psychology and Health
  • Psychology and Sociology
  • Psychology with Criminology
  • Psychology with Sociology
  • Public Health
  • Public Health (Specialist Community Public Health)
  • Public Health (Specialist Community Public Health)
  • Radiotherapy and Oncology
  • Radiotherapy and Oncology
  • Sociology with Psychology
  • Sport and Exercise Psychology
  • Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation
  • Veterinary Physiotherapy


  • Environmental Management with Tourism
  • International Tourism Management
  • Tourism Management


  • English and History
  • Garden History and Heritage Horticulture
  • Geography
  • Geography and Environmental Management
  • Geography and Planning
  • History
  • History
  • History and International Relations
  • History and Politics
  • Human Resources Management
  • Human Rights
  • International Management
  • International Relations
  • International Relations and Politics
  • Management (International Human Resource Management)
  • Politics
  • Secondary Geography
  • Secondary History
  • Tourism Geography

Information Technology

  • Aerospace Computer Systems
  • Applied Geographical Information Systems
  • Computer Security
  • Computer Systems Integration
  • Computing
  • Computing Foundation Programme
  • Enterprise Computing (Hewlett-Packard)
  • Forensic Computing
  • Games Technology
  • Information Technology
  • Information Technology


  • Advanced Legal Practice
  • Commercial Law
  • Commercial Law
  • Criminology
  • Criminology
  • Criminology and Criminal Justice
  • Criminology and Law
  • Criminology and Sociology
  • Environmental Law and Sustainable Development
  • European and International Law
  • International Law
  • International Trade Law
  • Law
  • Law (CPE)
  • Law for Construction Professionals
  • Law with Psychology
  • Legal Practice Course
  • Psychology with Law

Occupational Therapy

  • BSc (Hons) Occupational Therapy


  • Advanced Practice
  • Advanced Technologies in Electronics
  • Aerospace
  • Air and Carbon Management
  • Animal Behaviour and Welfare
  • Animal Management
  • Animation
  • Animation
  • Applied Economics
  • Applied Social Research (Built Environment)
  • Bar Professional Training Course
  • Bristol and West of England Consortium for Continuing Professional Development in Aerospace (CPDA)
  • Building Surveying
  • Building Surveying
  • Built and Natural Environments
  • Built and Natural Environments Foundation Year
  • Built Environment
  • Cellular Pathology
  • Climate Change and Energy Management
  • Coaching and Mentoring
  • Community Practice
  • Conservation and Countryside Management
  • Conserving the Historic Environment
  • Construction Management
  • Construction Project Management
  • Creative Practices
  • Culture
  • Diagnostic Imaging
  • Early Childhood Studies
  • Early Childhood Studies and Linguistics
  • Early Years
  • Economics
  • Electronics and Communications
  • Emergency Care
  • Environmental Consultancy
  • Equestrian Performance and Rehabilitation
  • Equine Dental Studies
  • Equine Management
  • Equine Performance
  • European Philosophy
  • Events Management
  • Haematology
  • Housing
  • Housing Development and Management
  • Illustration
  • Immunology
  • Inclusive Practice
  • Information and Library Management
  • Integrated Leadership and Management in Playwork
  • Integrated Wildlife Conservation
  • Intercultural Communication
  • Learning and Skills
  • Lifelong Learning
  • Lower Primary
  • Management
  • Manufacturing Process Improvement
  • Multi-Disciplinary Printmaking
  • Outdoor Adventure Management
  • Peace and Conflict Studies
  • Philosophy
  • Professional Skills Course
  • Professional Studies
  • Property Investment and Management
  • Psycho-Social Studies
  • Quantity Surveying
  • Quantity Surveying and Commercial Management
  • Real Estate
  • Real Estate Management
  • Robotics
  • Secondary Modern Languages
  • Social Work
  • Social Work Studies (Specialist Social Work with Adults)
  • Social Work Studies (Specialist Social Work with Adults)
  • Social Work with Adults (Advanced)
  • Social Work with Adults (Higher Specialist)
  • Sociology
  • Specialist Practice
  • Specialist Practice
  • Statistics
  • Supporting Learning
  • Sustainable Aviation
  • Uniformed Services
  • Upper Primary (7-11)
  • Working with Children, Young People and their Families


  • BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy


  • Animal Science
  • Applied Biomedical Science (Clinical)
  • Bio-Sensing Technology
  • Biological Sciences
  • Biomedical Science
  • Biomedical Sciences
  • Bioveterinary Science
  • Clinical Chemistry
  • Coaching Science
  • Computer Science
  • Computer Science for Games
  • Conservation Biology
  • Environmental Science
  • Equestrian Sports Science
  • Equine Dental Science
  • Equine Science
  • Equine Science
  • Equine Veterinary Nursing Science
  • Forensic Biology
  • Forensic Chemistry
  • Forensic Science
  • Healthcare Science (Life Sciences)
  • Healthcare Science (Physiological Sciences)
  • Human Biology
  • Mathematics
  • Mathematics Foundation Programme
  • Medical Microbiology
  • Molecular Biotechnology
  • Paramedic Science
  • Practical Science Communication
  • Science
  • Science Communication
  • Secondary Mathematics
  • Secondary Science with Biology
  • Secondary Science with Chemistry
  • Secondary Science with Physics
  • Sports Science
  • Statistics and Management Science
  • Veterinary Nursing Science


  • Sport and Exercise Management
  • Sport Performance
  • Sports Coaching
  • Sports Management
  • Sports Studies

Urban Planning

  • Planning Practice and Development Management
  • Property Development and Planning
  • Spatial Planning
  • Town and Country Planning
  • Town and Country Planning
  • Town Planning
  • Transport Planning


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UK Education offers independent thinking, give you the freedom to develop your ideas, make discoveries and develop real skills that employers are looking for. UK has produced more than 100 Nobel Prize winners, a testimonial that UK graduates are at the forefront of the creative and research industries  With many renowned ancient Universities such Cambridge, Oxford, Edinburgh, UK is one of the most popular destination for further education for students all over the world.

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  • Friday, 9th July 2021
  • 12pm-7pm
  • 321 Orchard Rd Level 7 Orchard Shopping Centre Next to 313 Somerset, Singapore 238866


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