University of Chester

University of Chester

University of Chester

The institution

The University of Chester is an energetic and vibrant learning community committed to providing opportunities for lifelong learning and personal development. With growing postgraduate and research communities each of our Faculties over a range of courses and opportunities to develop your knowledge and career.

Postgraduate study

The University of Chester provides a wide and flexible range of postgraduate and post-experience courses designed to meet the needs of prospective students. In today’s rapidly changing world our postgraduate qualifications can provide valuable career and personal development opportunities and help you build on your experience and current skills.

We offer a broad choice of professional, internationally recognised postgraduate qualifications incorporating taught degrees, research degrees and professional doctorates. Our courses are available in flexible full-time and part-time study options.

We recognise that some students already have proven academic or work-based experience, and we have processes in place that may be able to help you to claim credit for prior learning.

Research

The University of Chester is an energetic and vibrant learning community committed to providing opportunities for lifelong learning and personal development. The work of our academic staff, students and collaborators has enabled us to develop sixteen focused areas of international research excellence.

The impact of our outstanding researchers on the work of postgraduate students extends much more widely than the subjects in the list above. We have created interdisciplinary and specialist Research Centres in order to develop a stimulating research culture in which students and staff explore important areas of human knowledge from a variety of disciplines. Every student who comes to Chester will have the opportunity to interact with researchers with an international reputation.

Facilities

Our postgraduate learning and research facilities are located on five sites in or near Chester: Parkgate Road Campus, Riverside Campus, Kingsway Campus and Thornton Science Park, and also at our Warrington Campus.

Each of our sites have a number of learning resources, including libraries and open-access computer labs available to all students, as well as departmental facilities specific to the subjects taught at each site. 

Our Parkgate Road and Warrington Campuses house our main central support departments, including Student Support and Guidance, Careers and Employability, and Finance, as well as Chester Students' Union.

We also offer postgraduate courses and research opportunities at University Centre Shrewsbury. This is a joint venture with Shropshire County Council to launch a university within the county.

Get in touch

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Key information

Parkgate Road
Chester
CH1 4BJ
Telephone number: 
01244 511000