International Foundation Programmes (Undergrad)




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Foundation year

List of Programs

  1. Fashion Communication Marketing (Social Media) BA (Hons)
  2. Fashion Design BA (Hons)
  3. Fine Art (Combined) BA (Hons)
  4. Fine Art BA (Hons)
  5. Graphic Design BA (Hons)
  6. Graphic Design (Combined) BA (Hons)
  7. Interior Design BA (Hons)
  8. Photography (Combined) BA (Hons)
  9. Photography BA (Hons)
  10. Product Design BA (Hons)
  11. Childhood Studies with Applied Psychology BA (Hons)
  12. Early and Middle Childhood BA (Hons)
  13. Early and Middle Childhood (Early Childhood Studies Pathway) BA (Hons)
  14. Early and Middle Childhood (Primary Education Studies Pathway) BA (Hons)
  15. Early Years – Primary Education (3-7) with QTS – Teacher Education BA (Hons)
  16. Education BA (Hons)
  17. Primary Education (5-11) with QTS (Chester) – Teacher Education BA (Hons)
  18. Primary Education (5-11) with QTS (Shrewsbury) – Teacher Education BA (Hons)
  19. Working with Children, Young People and Families (WBIS) BA (Hons)
  20. Creative Writing (Combined) BA (Hons)
  21. English Language BA (Hons)
  22. English Language (Combined) BA (Hons)
  23. English Language and Literature BA (Hons)
  24. English Literature BA (Hons)
  25. English Literature (Combined) BA (Hons)
  26. Geography BSc (Hons)
  27. Geography (Combined) BSc (Hons)
  28. Geography BA (Hons)
  29. Geography with a Year Abroad BA (Hons)
  30. Geography with Year Abroad BSc (Hons)
  31. Natural Hazard Management (Combined) BSc/BA (Hons)
  32. Archaeology BA (Hons)
  33. Archaeology (Combined) BA (Hons)
  34. History BA (Hons)
  35. History (Combined) BA (Hons)
  36. Chinese (Combined) BA (Hons)
  37. French BA (Hons)
  38. French (Combined) BA (Hons)
  39. Modern Languages BA (Hons)
  40. Spanish BA (Hons)
  41. Spanish (Combined) BA (Hons)
  42. Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American Studies BA (Hons)
  43. Law (LLB) LLB (Hons)
  44. Law with Business (LLB) LLB (Hons)
  45. Law with Criminology (LLB) LLB (Hons)
  46. Acting BA (Hons)
  47. Drama BA (Hons)
  48. Drama (Combined) BA (Hons)
  49. Film and Media Studies BA (Hons)
  50. Journalism BA (Hons)
  51. Journalism (Combined) BA (Hons)
  52. Media and Television Production BA (Hons)
  53. Music Journalism BA (Hons)
  54. Music Production BA (Hons)
  55. Music Production and Performance BA (Hons)
  56. Musical Theatre Performance (The Hammond) BA (Hons)
  57. Popular Music Performance BA (Hons)
  58. Professional Dance BA (Hons)
  59. Sports Journalism BA (Hons)
  60. Community Policing and Criminal Investigation BSc (Hons)
  61. Degree in Professional Policing BSc (Hons)
  62. Police Constable (Integrated Degree) BSc
  63. Policing, Law and Investigation (Top-Up) BSc (Hons)
  64. Counselling Skills (Combined) BA (Hons)
  65. Criminology BSc (Hons)
  66. Criminology (Combined) BSc (Hons)
  67. Economics (Combined) BSc (Hons)
  68. Economics BSc (Hons)
  69. International Relations (Combined) BA (Hons)
  70. International Relations BA (Hons)
  71. Politics BA (Hons)
  72. Politics (Combined) BA (Hons)
  73. Sociology BSc (Hons)
  74. Sociology (Combined) BSc (Hons)
  75. Philosophy, Ethics and Religion BA (Hons)
  76. Theology and Religious Studies BA (Hons)
  77. Human Nutrition BSc (Hons)
  78. Nutrition and Dietetics BSc (Hons)
  79. Nutrition and Exercise Science BSc (Hons)
  80. Adult Nursing (Birkenhead) BN (Hons)
  81. Adult Nursing (Chester) BN (Hons)
  82. Adult Nursing (Shrewsbury) BN (Hons)
  83. Adult Nursing (Warrington) BN (Hons)
  84. Assistant Practitioner (Direct Entry) FdSc
  85. Assistant Practitioner Higher Apprenticeship: Health and Social Care FdSc
  86. Children’s Nursing BN (Hons)
  87. Integrated Master’s in Nursing (Adult Pathway) MNurs MNurs (Adult Pathway)
  88. Integrated Master’s in Nursing (Child Pathway) MNurs MNurs (Child Pathway)
  89. Integrated Master’s in Nursing (Learning Disability Pathway) MNurs MNurs
  90. Integrated Master’s in Nursing (Mental Health Pathway) MNurs MNurs
  91. Learning Disability Nursing BN (Hons)
  92. Mental Health Nursing (Chester) BN (Hons)
  93. Mental Health Nursing (Warrington) BN (Hons)
  94. Midwifery BSc (Hons)
  95. Nursing Associate Higher Apprenticeship FdSc
  96. Registered Nurse (Degree Apprenticeship) BN
  97. Return to Practice (RTP) Nursing
  98. Social Work BA (Hons)
  99. Social Work (Integrated Degree Apprenticeship) BA (Hons)
  100. Biochemistry (Chester) BSc (Hons)
  101. Biomedical Science BSc (Hons)
  102. Bioscience (Shrewsbury) BSc (Hons)
  103. Biotechnology (Shrewsbury) BSc (Hons)
  104. Graduate Entry Medicine MBChB
  105. Health and Exercise Science (Shrewsbury) BSc (Hons)
  106. Medical Science (BMedSci) BMedSci (Hons)
  107. Medical Science (BSc) (Shrewsbury) BSc (Hons)
  108. Microbiology BSc (Hons)
  109. Pharmacology BSc (Hons)
  110. Applied Psychology (Shrewsbury) BSc (Hons)
  111. Forensic Psychology BSc (Hons)
  112. Psychology (Combined) BSc (Hons)
  113. Psychology BSc (Hons)
  114. Physical Education BSc (Hons)
  115. Sport and Exercise Sciences BSc (Hons)
  116. Sport and Exercise Sciences (Combined) BSc (Hons)
  117. Sports Coaching BSc (Hons)
  118. Animal Behaviour (Combined) BSc (Hons)
  119. Animal Behaviour BSc (Hons)
  120. Animal Behaviour and Welfare BSc (Hons)
  121. Biology (Combined) BSc (Hons)
  122. Biology BSc (Hons)
  123. Bioveterinary Science BSc (Hons)
  124. Forensic Biology (Combined) BSc (Hons)
  125. Forensic Biology BSc (Hons)
  126. Marine Biology BSc (Hons)
  127. Zoology BSc (Hons)
  128. Accounting and Finance BSc (Hons)
  129. Banking and Finance BSc (Hons)
  130. Business Finance BA (Hons)
  131. Business Management (Combined) BA (Hons)
  132. Business Management BA Hons
  133. Business Management (Entrepreneurship) BA Hons
  134. Business Management (Finance) BA Hons
  135. Business Management (Human Resource Management) BA Hons
  136. Business Management (Shrewsbury) BA (Hons)
  137. Business Management and Administration (Top-Up) BA (Level 6 only)
  138. Business with Psychology (Shrewsbury) BSc (Hons)
  139. Digital Marketing BA (Hons)
  140. Events Management BA (Hons)
  141. Events Management (Combined) BA (Hons)
  142. International Business Management BA (Hons)
  143. International Business Management with a Language (French Spanish) BA (Hons)
  144. International Tourism Management BA (Hons)
  145. International Tourism Management (Combined) BA (Hons)
  146. International Tourism Management with a Language (French Spanish) BA (Hons)
  147. Law with Business (LLB) LLB (Hons)
  148. Marketing BA (Hons)
  149. Marketing Management (Combined) BA (Hons)
  150. Sport Management (Shrewsbury) BSc (Hons)
  151. Work Based and Integrative Studies BA/BSc (Hons)
  152. Computer Science BSc (Hons)
  153. Cybersecurity BSc (Hons)
  154. Games Development BSc (Hons)
  155. Software Engineering BSc (Hons)
  156. Chemical Engineering BEng, MEng
  157. Chemistry BSc (Hons)
  158. Mathematics BSc (Hons)
  159. Physics BSc (Hons)


Academic Requirements

  • Must have Maths GCSE equivalent at grade C or above.
  • Minimum age on enrolment: 17+ : 2 CAS

English Tests Requirements



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About Faculty

At the University of Chester, we are proud of our diverse and inclusive nature. We are currently home to students from more than 115 countries worldwide and provide every single student with a platform to help make their academic and career goals a reality

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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