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Overview

The University of Wolverhampton prides itself on being a career-focused university, with extensive business links across a wide range of industries. It has a 98% employability rating for its postgraduate students and offers over 150 postgraduate qualifications.

Located in the heart of England, Wolverhampton is within easy reach of the rest of the UK, less than 20 minutes to Birmingham with London, Manchester and Liverpool in easy reach on the train and bus. The Shropshire countryside is close by for idyllic views, a perfect place to retreat to when the busy city life gets too much.Along with a site in the centre of Wolverhampton, there are also campuses located in Telford and Walsall.

There are 18 different schools within the following four faculties:

The University offers a wide range of taught and research degrees at postgraduate level and boasts a number of research institutes and research centres that work closely alongside industry experts.

The latest Research Excellence Framework (REF 2014) ranked research at Wolverhampton as “world leading”, particularly in the areas of health, modern languages, communication, cultural and media studies, and library and information management.

Current state-of-the-art facilities include a gym, complete with a 12-court sports hall and swimming pool, a café and juice bar, IT hubs and social spaces. Over the next few years, the University will be investing £250 million in new, up-to-date facilities.

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About the University of Wolverhampton

The University of Wolverhampton rates high in student satisfaction and the employability of its graduates. Wolverhampton is the 2nd highest university in the country for ‘Knowledge Transfer Partnerships’. Wolverhampton offers 120 postgraduate taught courses through 8 academic schools. Currently, 4,000 postgraduate students study at Wolverhampton.

Postgraduate student body breakdown
Source: HESA, 2016

Study mode
Source: HESA, 2016

This University

52% Part Time
48% Full Time

All universities (avg)

37% Part Time
63% Full Time

Student Nationality
Source: HESA, 2016

74%

UK students

26%

Non-UK students

Study level
Source: HESA, 2016

15,550 Undergraduate
2,840 Postgraduate

New students
Source: HESA, 2016

23%

School leavers

77%

Mature students

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