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Faculty Facts

Annual tuition fees

$15,903 $17,775


  • Guaranteed £1,500 international + £1,000 merit eligible


  • Guaranteed £1,500 international + £1,000 merit eligible


1 Years



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Delivery mode


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List of Programs

  1. Creative Writing: Writing and Publishing Fiction MA
  2. English (MRes) MRes
  3. English Language and Linguistics MA
  4. Gender Studies (MRes) MRes
  5. Nineteenth-Century Literature and Culture MA
  6. Storytelling (MRes) MRes


Academic Requirements

  • Bachelor Degree (4-6 years in length) from a University with a minimum score of 65% or CGPA 2.6/4 for a course requiring a 2:2 equivalency.
  • Bachelor Degree (4-6 years in length) from a University with a minimum score of 75% or CGPA 3.0/4 for a course requiring a 2:1 equivalency.

English Tests Requirements



(no less than 5.5 in any band)

About Faculty

The quality of teaching in the Department is officially rated ‘excellent’, and we have consistently achieved the highest scores for ‘overall satisfaction’ in the National Student Survey, leading to top ratings in published league tables.

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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