University of Wolverhampton

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Welcome to the University of Wolverhampton – the University of Opportunity

Based in the heart of the UK, we've been providing education since 1827, supporting people like you to broaden their minds and achieve their aspirations. We're great at it too: We received a Silver award as part of the Teaching Excellence Framework assessment in 2018, and 90% of our UK-based graduates go into work or further study within 6 months of graduation, with 73% in highly-skilled professions according to Graduate Outcomes.

The University has three main sites in Wolverhampton, Telford and Walsall. We have hundreds of undergraduate courses including both full- and part-time, single-subject and joint honours degrees. When we look at your application, we consider your achievements and potential alongside your qualifications, personal accomplishments, and work experience.

The student community at Wolverhampton is incredibly diverse – with students of all ages, from across the world, pursuing their ambitions together. We offer you the chance to explore your passions and talent during a life-enhancing period of study. We’ll provide the guidance, facilities and expertise to help you on your way, making your time with us an experience you’ll never forget.

We put a lot of emphasis on helping you become an employable graduate, offering placements, work experience, volunteering and part-time work opportunities to build your CV ready for graduation.

If you’re considering studying with us to enhance your job prospects for the future, you probably have money matters on your mind, so we’ve got good news: Wolverhampton is one of the best-value cities in the UK for living costs. According to, your daily shopping, eating out and rent are all great value, even being cheaper than in nearby Birmingham for example with rent 30% lower. The differences stack up even more against London, with rent up to 250% higher in the capital.

Through continuous investment and dedication, we drive economic growth across the region. We train our students to become skilled professionals ready to enrich and serve the West Midlands and beyond.

Courses and fees

The University of Wolverhampton is divided into three faculties, each split into specialist Schools and Institutes offering a wide range of subjects to help you achieve your ambitions. These include:

  • Faculty of Arts, Business and Social Sciences
  • Faculty of Education, Health and Wellbeing
  • Faculty of Science and Engineering

We have over 200 undergraduate degree courses for you to choose from, and many highly regarded professional bodies are pleased to put their names to our courses. Our broad subject portfolio also offers opportunities for studying abroad, work placements and personal development. Routes include short courses, integrated foundation years and Master's degrees, with selected courses available part-time, by flexible or distance learning.

The Gateway provides lots of advice to applicants, including information on the scholarships and bursaries which you might be eligible for, support options and student finance. For full course information (including latest fees) and to find your perfect subject, check out our website.


Whatever your subject requires – from mock court rooms and recording studios, to sports labs and psychology suites – you'll have it at your fingertips. Our buildings are equipped with the latest facilities to ensure that you have everything you need to succeed in your studies. The newest addition is our stunning school of architecture and built environment at our new Springfield Campus.

Each campus has a well-equipped library, with extensive study facilities and resources, as well as friendly, informed librarians. They offer extended opening hours, plus selected 24/7 opening during exam periods and submission deadlines. The ASSIST online library chat service is available 24/7 to answer your queries. Libraries offer social, quiet, silent and bookable spaces, plus specialist software.

The University of Wolverhampton Students' Union (SU) is independent of the University and represents, supports, and works with students in order to influence positive change to all areas of university life. The SU's Advice Quality Standard-accredited Advice and Representation Centre offers professional, independent, free and confidential advice. Students' campus experience is enriched with societies, the [email protected] health and wellbeing programme, and social spaces.

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