Bachelor Degree including Foundation Year (Undergrad)




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Faculty Facts

Annual tuition fees

$15,472 $16,715

fees: £9,750 Year 1 – £13,450 Years 2-4

Scholarship: £1,000 Year 2-4 only


4 Years



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Degree type

Bachelor, Foundation year

List of Programs

  1. Accounting and Finance (with Foundation Year)
  2. Adult Nursing (Birkenhead) (with Foundation Year)
  3. Adult Nursing (Chester) (with Foundation Year)
  4. Adult Nursing (Warrington) (with Foundation Year)
  5. Animal Behaviour (with Foundation Year)
  6. Animal Behaviour and Welfare (with Foundation Year)
  7. Archaeology (with Foundation Year)
  8. Banking and Finance (with Foundation Year)
  9. Biochemistry (Chester) (with Foundation Year)
  10. Biology (with Foundation Year)
  11. Biomedical Science (with Foundation Year)
  12. Bioveterinary Science (with Foundation Year)
  13. Business Finance (with Foundation Year)
  14. Business Management (with Foundation Year)
  15. Business Management (Entrepreneurship) (with Foundation Year)
  16. Business Management (Finance) (with Foundation Year)
  17. Business Management (Human Resource Management) (with Foundation Year)
  18. Business Management (Marketing) (with Foundation Year)
  19. Chemical Engineering (with Foundation Year)
  20. Chemistry (with Foundation Year)
  21. Children’s Nursing (with Foundation Year)
  22. Community Policing and Criminal Investigation (with Foundation Year)
  23. Computer Science (with Foundation Year)
  24. Criminology (with Foundation Year)
  25. Cybersecurity (with Foundation Year)
  26. Degree in Professional Policing (with Foundation Year)
  27. Digital Marketing (with Foundation Year)
  28. Early and Middle Childhood (with Foundation Year)
  29. Early and Middle Childhood (Early Childhood Studies Pathway) (with Foundation Year)
  30. Early and Middle Childhood (Primary Education Studies Pathway) (with Foundation Year)
  31. Economics (with Foundation Year)
  32. English Language (with Foundation Year)
  33. English Literature (with Foundation Year)
  34. Fine Art (with Foundation Year)
  35. Forensic Biology (with Foundation Year)
  36. Forensic Psychology (with Foundation Year)
  37. Games Development (with Foundation Year)
  38. Geography (with Foundation Year)
  39. Graphic Design (with Foundation Year)
  40. History (with Foundation Year)
  41. Human Nutrition (with Foundation Year)
  42. Interior Design (with Foundation Year)
  43. International Business Management (with Foundation Year)
  44. International Relations (with Foundation Year)
  45. International Tourism Management (with Foundation Year)
  46. Journalism (with Foundation Year)
  47. Law (LLB) (with Foundation Year)
  48. Law with Business (LLB) (with Foundation Year)
  49. Law with Criminology (LLB) (with Foundation Year)
  50. Learning Disability Nursing (with Foundation Year)
  51. Marine Biology (with Foundation Year)
  52. Mathematics (with Foundation Year)
  53. Music Journalism (with Foundation Year)
  54. Pharmacology (with Foundation Year)
  55. Philosophy, Ethics and Religion (with Foundation Year)
  56. Photography (with Foundation Year)
  57. Physics (with Foundation Year)
  58. Politics (with Foundation Year)
  59. Product Design (with Foundation Year)
  60. Psychology (with Foundation Year)
  61. Social Work (with Foundation Year)
  62. Sociology (with Foundation Year)
  63. Software Engineering (with Foundation Year)
  64. Sport and Exercise Sciences (with Foundation Year)
  65. Sports Journalism (with Foundation Year)
  66. Theology and Religious Studies (with Foundation Year)
  67. Zoology (with Foundation Year)


Academic Requirements

  • Must have Grade 10 Maths 65%
  • Minimum age on enrolment: 17+
  • 1 CAS (Foundation + Bachelor’s Degree)

Additional requirements

  • Passed University of Chester English test (UOCELT)
  • IB English/ O Levels English
  • Certain courses may require that you have studied a specific subject at GCE A Level (or equivalent)

English Tests Requirements



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About Faculty

The undergraduate degrees listed below are offered with an additional ‘Foundation Year’. Foundation Years have been designed for students who do not have the necessary academic qualifications needed to enter directly onto the first year of a degree but who have the ability and commitment to do so.

Top Reasons to Study in University of Chester

High Academic Standards
As an international student, you can look forward to an excellent level of education, as well as benefit from our state-of-the-art facilities across all of our campuses.

Industry Links
Our industry links help us to bring the real world into the classroom, preparing students for their next steps. Some of our courses even offer guest speakers, field trips, and networking opportunities!

Great Location
Our students love living in Chester and it’s not hard to see why! While it is undoubtedly beautiful, Chester also balances big-name shops, as well as history, culture, and much more!

Safety Matters
The University of Chester has been consistently ranked as one of the safest city-based Universities in the North West of England.

Ranking & Accreditation of University of Chester

  • Top 10 for International Students (What Uni? Student Choice Awards 2023)
  • Top 4 university in the North West (Complete University Guide 2023)
  • Shortlisted for Business School of the Year (Times Higher Education Awards, 2022)
  • Top 20 ‘Best UK Student Cities’ (Student Crowd, 2022)
  • 91.7% graduate employment rate (Graduate Outcomes Survey, 2019/20)


Student Accommodation at University of Chester

Chester is a small yet vibrant city with plenty to offer for all budgets. It was ranked in the top 20 cheapest UK cities for student accommodation (Student Crowd, 2023), making it an attractive and affordable option for your studies/to find your place at the University.

Our accommodation options include full board, self-catered and self-catered studio flats. Their cost is inclusive of utility bills and cleaning arrangements. However, partnership accommodation will be subject to what our private providers offer.

  • around £100 to £200 per week



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