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University of the West of England

Established 1992

University of the West of England

Established 1992


Location: Bristol

Nearest Airport: Bristol International Airport

Nearest Station: Filton Abbey Wood Station


  • CUG : 61
  • QS : 801-1000
  • THE : 401–500

Number of Students

Bachelor’s degree students: 23110

Master’s degree students: 7570

International students: 21%

About University of the West of England

The University of the West of England, Bristol (UWE Bristol) is a public research university, located in and around Bristol, England, which received university status in 1992. In common with the University of Bristol and University of Bath it can trace its origins to the Merchant Venturers' Technical College, founded as a school in 1595 by the Society of Merchant Venturers. UWE Bristol is made up of several campuses in Greater Bristol. Frenchay Campus is the largest campus in terms of student numbers as most of its courses are based there. City campus provides courses in the creative and cultural industries, and is made up of Bower Ashton Studios, Arnolfini, Spike Island, and Watershed. Frenchay Campus and Glenside Campus are home to most of the Faculty of Health and Applied Sciences, with a further Adult Nursing cohort based at Gloucester Campus. Hartpury Campus provides training in animal sciences, sport, equine, agriculture and conservation.

Complete Course List

  • Social sciences
  • Civil engineering and construction
  • Urban planning
  • Literature and creative writing
  • Languages
  • Psychology
  • Criminal law
  • Entrepeneurship and management
  • Business and management studies
  • Aerospace engineering
  • Engineering
  • Graphic design
  • Linguistics
  • Hospitality and tourism
  • Transport engineering and logistics
  • Energy and environmental engineering
  • Agricultural economics
  • Energy and environmental management
  • Biology and life sciences
  • Geography
  • Environmental science and ecology
  • Computer sciences and IT
  • Software engineering
  • Artificial intelligence
  • Medicine and surgery
  • Health Care Management
  • Music and composing
  • Health sciences
  • Art and design
  • Architecture
  • Law and legal studies
  • Politics and International Relations
  • Politics
  • Diplomacy and international law
  • Film and TV studies
  • Finance
  • Accounting
  • Business and human resource management
  • Performance
  • Economics
  • Marketing
  • Media studies and publishing
  • Mass communication
  • Construction and the built environment
  • Teacher training and education
  • Special needs education
  • Humanities
  • Primary education
  • Data telecommunications and computer networks
  • Animation
  • Commercial and Corporate law
  • Automotive engineering
  • Mechanical engineering
  • Journalism
  • Marketing management
  • Biomedical engineering
  • Banking and finance
  • Fashion design
  • Quantity surveying
  • Interior design
  • Nursing and midwifery
  • History
  • Business analysis and management
  • Engineering management
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Planning and surveying
  • Electronic and electrical engineering
  • Philosophy
  • Sports science
  • Materials science
  • Fine art
  • Neurology and neuroscience
  • Event management
  • Animal care and veterinary science
  • Agricultural sciences
  • Advertising
  • PR
  • Computer science
  • Photography
  • Pharmacy and pharmacology
  • Information science and librarianship
University of the West of England

51.5010788526, -2.5474577262

Postal Address

Coldharbour Lane
BS16 1QY
United Kingdom

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