Chester University College

Chester University College

University College Chester
Parkgate Road
Tel: 01244 375444
Fax: 01244 392820
Student enquiries: Marketing Recruitment & Admissions (Tel: 01244 392757, Email: enquiries(at)
Applications: UCAS (but NMAS for nursing and midwifery)


Main study areas: Business; education; sciences & health; nursing & midwifery; arts & humanities; media & performing arts; leisure; sports studies & sciences; computing; early childhood studies.

Students: Total 9300 (6100 full-time, 3200 part-time); male/female ratio 1:3. First degree students 4240 full and part-time, of which under 1% international, 25% mature on entry. Postgraduates 1600 (50 full-time, 1550 part-time). Teaching staff: 220 full-time, 30 part-time.

Quick Info

University college, awarding its own degrees (from 2005).

Location: North West England.

Average entry UCAS points: 260.

Admissions info: All post-16 qualifications accepted, including Key Skills; students expected to have at least 200 points from A-level or equivalent. UCAS tariff fully adopted.

Drop-out rate: 10%.

State school entry: 98%.

Accommodation: Most first years housed.