The University of Worcester is the only Higher Education Institution in Herefordshire and Worcestershire.
Worcester is organised into six academic institutes:
- Institute of Science and the Environment
- Institute of Humanities and Creative Arts
- Worcester Business School
- Institute of Education
- Institute of Health and Society
- Institute of Sport and Exercise Science
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The student population for 2013-14 was 10,396, with approximately 84% studying on an undergraduate course.
Approximately 16% of students are on taught postgraduate programmes and 1% are postgraduate research students.
Percentage of Student Body who are mature: 61% (over 21), 38% (over 25)
The percentage of student body who are female: 66%
Percentage of Students who have disabilities: 10.7%
Percentage of Students by Institute
- Institute of Science and the Environment: 6%
- Institute of Humanities and Creative Arts: 12%
- Worcester Business School: 13%
- Institute of Education: 30%
- Institute of Health and Society: 25%
- Institute of Sport and Exercise Science: 12%
- Graduate Research School: 1%
Percentage of Graduates in Employment:
A recent survey showed that 90% of Worcester full-time first-degree graduates went into employment or further study. (Source: 2010/11 HESA DLHE Survey)
The University is a major local employer, with more than 700 staff members.