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 2022/23 was 9,567, with approximately 71.7% studying on an undergraduate course.

Approximately 26.9% of students are on taught postgraduate programmes and 1.4% are postgraduate research students.

Percentage of Student Body who are mature: 64.9% (over 21), 40.9% (over 25).

The percentage of student body who are female: 72.3%

Percentage of Students who have disabilities: 21.1%

Percentage of Students by Academic School

  • School of Allied Health and Community – 15.8%
  • School of Arts – 5.3%
  • School of Education - 17.7%
  • School of Humanities – 5.7%
  • School of Psychology – 7.9%
  • School of Science and the Environment – 4.8%
  • School of Sport and Exercise - 11.1%
  • Three Counties Medical School - 0.7%
  • Three Counties School of Nursing and Midwifery - 21.5%
  • Worcester Business School – 11.3%

Percentage of Graduates in Employment:

Worcester rose to become the number one English university (excluding specialist institutions) for sustained employment, further study, or both, three and five years after graduation in the 2022 Government-published Longitudinal Educational Outcomes survey, having been in the top 10 in 2020 and 2021. Worcester is the number two English higher education institution (excluding specialist institutions) for sustained employment, further study or both, five years after graduation in the 2023 LEO. 96.5% of our graduates are in work or further study 15 months after graduating (Graduate Outcomes Survey 2023).