University of West London

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About the institution

The University of West London gained university status in 1992 as Thames Valley University and took its new name in 2011. Most of its courses are vocational. It has campuses in Ealing and Brentford, west London, with student accommodation nearby. The university includes the London College of Music, which runs courses on theatre and on music performance, technology and composition. The Berkshire Institute for Health in Reading is part of the university; it focuses on nursing and midwifery training.

Key facts (HESA 2013/14)

All students: 
11,307
Male UG students: 
38%
Female UG students: 
62%
Full-time students: 
76%
Under 21 on entry: 
43%
International: 
19%
Undergraduate: 
87%
Student-staff ratio: 
17.3
Average UCAS tariff: 
259.4

Degree classifications class of 2014 (HESA 2013/14)

First: 15%
2.1: 41%
2.2: 30%
Pass: 11%

Employability class of 2014 (DLHE 2013/14)

91%
In work or further study 6 months after graduation
55%
In professional employment 6 months after graduation
23,000
Median salary UK domiciled in FT employment
UCAS code: 
W05
St Mary's Road London Ealing
Postcode: 
W5 5RF
Telephone number: 
020 8579 5000

Guardian university guide rank

96

out of 119

Times university guide rank

84

out of 128


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