Academic Schools Facts & Figures

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. 96% of Worcester graduates are in work or further study 15 months after graduating (Graduate Outcomes Survey 2022). Worcester is also the number one English higher education institute (excluding specialist institutions) for sustained employment, with or without further study, three and five years after graduation (LEO 2022)