The University of Worcester is the only Higher Education Institution in Herefordshire and Worcestershire.

 Academic Portfolio:

Worcester is organised into nine academic schools:

See a complete course listing.

Student Population:

The student population for 2019-20 was 10,179, with approximately 82.5% studying on an undergraduate course.

Approximately 16% of students are on taught postgraduate programmes and 1.5% are postgraduate research students.

Percentage of Student Body who are mature: 58.1% (over 21), 35.1% (over 25)

The percentage of student body who are female: 69.1%

Percentage of Students who have disabilities: 16.7%

Percentage of Students by Academic School

  • School of Allied Health and Community – 16.9%
  • School of Arts – 5.5%
  • School of Education - 19.3%
  • School of Humanities – 6.1%
  • School of Psychology – 8.5%
  • School of Science and the Environment – 6.1%
  • School of Sport and Exercise - 11.1%
  • Three Counties School of Nursing and Midwifery - 13.3%
  • Worcester Business School – 13.2%

Percentage of Graduates in Employment:

The University of Worcester has one of the best records of graduate employment in the Country. In the Government-published Longitudinal Educational Outcomes survey (2017 and 2020), Worcester was placed in the top 10 for sustained employment with or without further study, one, two and three years after graduation. Over 97% of our graduates are in work or continuing to study within six months of graduating. (2018 Destination of Leavers from Higher Education data).