University of Worcester

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About the institution

The University of Worcester gained university status in 2005. The university has an ‘earn as you learn’ scheme, focusing on giving students the opportunity to complete part-time work experience while studying. Facilities include the 2,000-seat University of Worcester Arena, used by both students and elite athletes; The Hive, the UK’s first joint university and public library; and the National Pollen and Aerobiology Research Unit, which assists the Met Office in producing the pollen forecast.

Key facts (HESA 2013/14)

All students: 
10,295
Male UG students: 
34%
Female UG students: 
66%
Full-time students: 
83%
Under 21 on entry: 
59%
International: 
6%
Undergraduate: 
86%
Student-staff ratio: 
19.1
Average UCAS tariff: 
301.1

Degree classifications class of 2014 (HESA 2013/14)

First: 14%
2.1: 48%
2.2: 29%
Pass: 9%

Employability class of 2014 (DLHE 2013/14)

89%
In work or further study 6 months after graduation
50%
In professional employment 6 months after graduation
18,000
Median salary UK domiciled in FT employment
UCAS code: 
W80
Henwick Grove Worcestershire Worcester
Postcode: 
WR2 6AJ
Telephone number: 
01905 855000

Guardian university guide rank

95

out of 119

Times university guide rank

90

out of 128


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