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Bristol, University of the West of England
Bristol, University of the West of England-Overview

UWE Bristol, (University of the West of England) is one the largest providers of higher education in the UK. It’s a progressive and supportive university where collaboration with industry helps them to identify skills shortages, develop courses and provide employment enhancing opportunities for their students. Its wide range of postgraduate study options are designed to open up student’s career options and fast track them into new professions regardless of the subject of their undergraduate degree. These include taught and research courses, and online programmes in a variety of subjects including biomedical science, animation, health psychology, and wildlife filmmaking.

Students enjoy their time at UWE Bristol, which is ranked in the top 10 universities in the UK for student satisfaction (Postgraduate Taught Experience Survey, 2019). The university offers many industry standard facilities, including an award-winning architecture building, media studios and a skills simulation centre – mimicking a real hospital. Students also have plenty to do in their spare time, with a £10million Students' Union complete with a range of bars and coffee shops, and convenience shops selling everything from sandwiches to ecological cleaning products.

Students benefit from studying in the UK's most popular city, with Bristol featuring in the Best Places to Live 2017 survey by The Sunday Times. The city is thriving with culture and is renowned for its arts and music scene. Bristol is also well connected to many other major cities in the UK, with Bath just 15 minutes away on the train, and London reachable in an hour and a half.

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About the Bristol, University of the West of England

UWE Bristol, one of Britain's most popular universities, was placed 8th by The Telegraph in its list of top universities for getting a job. It is one of the largest providers of higher education and offers postgraduate courses in numerous areas including biomedical science, animation, health psychology, and wildlife filmmaking.

Postgraduate student body breakdown
Source: HESA, 2019

Study mode
Source: HESA, 2019

This University

65% Part Time
35% Full Time

All universities (avg)

47% Part Time
53% Full Time

Student Nationality
Source: HESA, 2019

82%

UK students

18%

Non-UK students

Study level
Source: HESA, 2019

21,200 Undergraduate
7,330 Postgraduate

New students
Source: HESA, 2019

24%

School leavers

76%

Mature students

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