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University of Gloucestershire

Overview

Francis Hall CampusThe University of Gloucestershire has a history of providing higher education for over 175 years. Its foundation dates back to 1834 when it was established as a Teacher Training Institute. The University has a distinctive character which has been shaped through the merger of numerous colleges in the Gloucestershire area during the 19th and 20th centuries and developed to its current status as a modern University in October 2001. There are nearly 11,000 students, including international students from 44 countries, who choose to study at the University every year.

Highlights
  • Employability – we offer a range of placement options and work/volunteer opportunities to enhance your degree learning experience.
  • Sustainability – we have an institutional commitment to Sustainability and work to embed sustainability across our courses, plans and activities.
  • Teaching – from our foundations as a teaching college, our commitment to high quality teaching continues. We constantly review the delivery of our teaching and focus on learner empowerment active engagement and the practical application of education and skills for the workplace.
Location

The DocksThe University is located in the South West region of the UK, in an area of declared outstanding natural beauty known as the Cotswolds. Only 2 hours from London and 1 hour from other major cities such as Birmingham, Bristol, Cardiff and Oxford, the University comprises three campuses; two in the attractive regency town of Cheltenham and one in the city of Gloucester. All campuses are connected by an inter-site bus service that is free to students studying at the University.

Courses

The University offers a range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses in subjects from art and humanities, media and design, computing and multimedia, business, accounting, law, marketing and management, biology and psychology to hospitality, tourism, event management, sports and education. Examples include: MBA, Human Resource Management, Marketing, Landscape Architecture, Journalism, Film, Visual Communication, Theology, Business Psychology, Sports Coaching and Sustainable Environments. Many courses have a strong vocational focus, which allows our students to gain both academic knowledge, as well as technical and practical experience. A full listing of courses and details can be found here.

English Language Courses

The University’s English language Centre CILC (Cheltenham International Language Centre) is an integral part of the University of Gloucestershire. CILC provides a range of English language courses which are accredited by the British Council and give opportunities for students to improve their English language skills both for general purposes and for university entry. It also provides an introductory course in Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL). www.glos.ac/cilc

Facilities

Media Arts StudioTo support study in subjects that have a strong vocational focus, the University invests in its facilities. For example, our Art, Media and Communications based campus boasts a blue screen studio, a radio station, photography studios, and extensive gallery space. Whilst our modern purpose built sports campus at Oxstalls has specialist equipment for sports therapy, conditioning and coaching. Each campus has a Learning Centre, with libraries, audio-visual and IT provision, including multimedia and internet facilities.

Student Life

The Students' Union is proud of its many active societies and encourages as many students as possible to join in. There are lots of activities on offer, from a thriving music scene with club nights to organised film nights, as well as over 40 sports clubs, Special Interest Groups and societies to join. www.ugsu.org

Our social programme for international students also gives you the opportunity to meet other international and home students, to participate in excursions to both local places of interest and further afield, as well as introducing you to local culture and customs.

Accommodation

Halls of ResidenceNew international students have priority for rooms in Halls of Residence with the majority of halls located on or near to the campuses, and with en-suite bathrooms and broadband internet access available. Other accommodation options are available such as University Registered Housing or Lodgings or private rental arrangements. The Accommodation Housing Support Team is available to advise you on your options.

Academic Calendar

Semester 1: September – January
Semester 2: February – June
Postgraduate courses: September – September (12 months)
MBA: 2 start dates – September and January

Current Courses

Click on a course below to view more information.

    • Type
    • Course Title
    • Duration
    • Location
    • BA/BSc
    • Accounting and Business Management
    • 3-4 Years
    • Gloucestershire
    • BA
    • Accounting and Financial Management
    • 3-4 Years
    • Gloucestershire
    • BA/BSc
    • Accounting and Financial Management Studies
    • 3 Years
    • Gloucestershire
    • BSc
    • Animal Biology
    • 3 Years
    • Gloucestershire
    • BSc
    • Applied Sport and Exercise Science (Honours Degree Level 3 Top Up)
    • 1 Year
    • Gloucestershire
    • BSc
    • Biology
    • 3 Years
    • Gloucestershire
    • BSc
    • Business Information Technology
    • 3-4 Years
    • Gloucestershire
    • BA
    • Business and Management Studies
    • 3 Years
    • Gloucestershire
    • BA
    • Business and Management
    • 3-4 Years
    • Gloucestershire
    • BA
    • Business and Management (Human Resource Management)
    • 3-4 Years
    • Gloucestershire
    • BA
    • Business and Management (International Business)
    • 3-4 Years
    • Gloucestershire
    • BA
    • Business and Marketing Management
    • 3-4 Years
    • Gloucestershire
    • BA
    • Business Management and Strategy (Honours Degree Level 6 Top Up)
    • 1 Year
    • Gloucestershire
    • BSc
    • Computing
    • 3-4 Years
    • Gloucestershire
    • BSc
    • Computer Games Design
    • 3-4 Years
    • Gloucestershire
    • BA
    • Creative Media
    • 3 Years
    • Gloucestershire
    • BA
    • Creative Writing
    • 3 Years
    • Gloucestershire
    • BSc
    • Criminology
    • 3 Years
    • Gloucestershire
    • BSc
    • Criminology and Psychology
    • 3 Years
    • Gloucestershire
    • BSc
    • Criminology and Sociology
    • 3 Years
    • Gloucestershire
    • BA
    • Drama
    • 3 Years
    • Gloucestershire
    • BA
    • Early Childhood Studies
    • 3 Years
    • Gloucestershire
    • BA
    • Education Studies
    • 3 Years
    • Gloucestershire
    • BA
    • English Language
    • 3 Years
    • Gloucestershire
    • BA
    • English Language and Creative Writing
    • 3 Years
    • Gloucestershire
    • BA
    • English Language and Linguistics
    • 3 Years
    • Gloucestershire
    • BA
    • English Literature
    • 3 Years
    • Gloucestershire
    • BA
    • English Literature and Creative Writing
    • 3 Years
    • Gloucestershire
    • BA
    • English Literature and History
    • 3 Years
    • Gloucestershire
    • BA
    • English Literature and Language
    • 3 Years
    • Gloucestershire
    • BA
    • Events Management
    • 4 Years
    • Gloucestershire
    • BA
    • Events Tourism Management
    • 4 Years
    • Gloucestershire
    • BA
    • Film
    • 3 Years
    • Gloucestershire
    • BA
    • Fine Art
    • 3 Years
    • Gloucestershire
    • BA
    • Fine Art - Photography
    • 3 Years
    • Gloucestershire
    • BSc
    • Forensic Computing
    • 3-4 Years
    • Gloucestershire
    • BSc
    • Geography
    • 3 Years
    • Gloucestershire
    • BSc
    • Geography and Sociology
    • 3 Years
    • Gloucestershire
    • BA
    • Graphic Design
    • 3 Years
    • Gloucestershire
    • BSc
    • Health, Community and Social Care
    • 3 Years
    • Gloucestershire
    • BA
    • History
    • 3 Years
    • Gloucestershire
    • BA
    • History, Religion, Philosophy and Ethics
    • 3 Years
    • Gloucestershire
    • BA
    • Hotel and Resort Management
    • 4 Years
    • Gloucestershire
    • BA
    • Hotel, Resort and Event Management
    • 4 Years
    • Gloucestershire
    • BA
    • Hotel, Resort and Tourism Management
    • 4 Years
    • Gloucestershire
    • BA
    • Humanities
    • 3 Years
    • Gloucestershire
    • BA
    • Human Resource Management
    • 3-4 Years
    • Gloucestershire
    • BA
    • Illustration
    • 3 Years
    • Gloucestershire
    • BSc
    • Information and Communications Technology (Honours Degree Level 3 Top Up)
    • 1 Year
    • Gloucestershire
    • BSc
    • Information Technology
    • 3-4 Years
    • Gloucestershire
    • BSc
    • Interactive Games Design
    • 3-4 Years
    • Gloucestershire
    • BSc
    • International Business Management
    • 3-4 Years
    • Gloucestershire
    • BA
    • International Business Studies
    • 3 Years
    • Gloucestershire
    • BA
    • Journalism
    • 3 Years
    • Gloucestershire
    • BA
    • Landscape Architecture
    • 3 Years
    • Gloucestershire
    • LLB
    • Law
    • 3 Years
    • Gloucestershire
    • BA
    • Marketing, Advertising and Branding
    • 3-4 Years
    • Gloucestershire
    • BA
    • Marketing, Advertising and Communication
    • 3-4 Years
    • Gloucestershire
    • BA
    • Marketing Management and Branding
    • 3-4 Years
    • Gloucestershire
    • BA
    • Marketing Management Studies
    • 3 Years
    • Gloucestershire
    • BA
    • Mass Communications (Honours Degree 1 Year Top Up)
    • 1 Year
    • Gloucestershire
    • BA
    • Creative Media
    • 3 Years
    • Gloucestershire
    • BA
    • Media Production (Honours Degree 1 Year Top Up)
    • 1 Year
    • Gloucestershire
    • BSc
    • Multimedia Web Design
    • 3-4 Years
    • Gloucestershire
    • BA
    • Music and Media Management
    • 3-4 Years
    • Gloucestershire
    • BA
    • Performing Arts
    • 3 Years
    • Gloucestershire
    • BA
    • Photography - Editorial and Advertising
    • 3 Years
    • Gloucestershire
    • BA
    • Photojournalism and Documentary Photography
    • 3 Years
    • Gloucestershire
    • BA
    • Popular Music
    • 3 Years
    • Gloucestershire
    • BSc
    • Psychology
    • 3 Years
    • Gloucestershire
    • BSc
    • Psychology and Sociology
    • 3 Years
    • Gloucestershire
    • BA
    • Radio
    • 3 Years
    • Gloucestershire
    • BA
    • Religion, Philosophy and Ethics
    • 3 Years
    • Gloucestershire
    • BA
    • Sociology
    • 3 Years
    • Gloucestershire
    • BSc
    • Sports Coaching
    • 3 Years
    • Gloucestershire
    • BSc
    • Sports Coaching and Development
    • 3 Years
    • Gloucestershire
    • BSc
    • Sports Coaching and Education
    • 3 Years
    • Gloucestershire
    • BSc
    • Sports Development
    • 3 Years
    • Gloucestershire
    • BSc
    • Sports and Dance Education
    • 3 Years
    • Gloucestershire
    • BSc
    • Sports Education
    • 3 Years
    • Gloucestershire
    • BSc
    • Sports Education and Development
    • 3 Years
    • Gloucestershire
    • BSc
    • Sports Education and Science
    • 3 Years
    • Gloucestershire
    • BSc
    • Sports and Exercise Science
    • 3 Years
    • Gloucestershire
    • BSc
    • Sports Fitness and Physical Activity
    • 3 Years
    • Gloucestershire
    • BA
    • Sports Management
    • 3-4 Years
    • Gloucestershire
    • BA
    • Sports Management and Development
    • 3-4 Years
    • Gloucestershire
    • BSc
    • Sports Science
    • 3 Years
    • Gloucestershire
    • BSc
    • Sports Strength and Conditioning
    • 3 Years
    • Gloucestershire
    • BSc
    • Sports Therapy
    • 3 Years
    • Gloucestershire
    • BA
    • Strategic Events Management (Honours Degree Level 3 Top Up)
    • 1 Year
    • Gloucestershire
    • BA
    • Strategic Hospitality Management (Honours Degree Level 3 Top Up)
    • 1 Year
    • Gloucestershire
    • BA
    • Strategic Sports Management (Honours Degree Level 3 Top Up)
    • 1 Year
    • Gloucestershire
    • BA
    • Strategic Tourism Management (Honours Degree Level 3 Top Up)
    • 1 Year
    • Gloucestershire
    • BA
    • Television Production
    • 3 Years
    • Gloucestershire
    • BA
    • Theology and Religious Studies
    • 3 Years
    • Gloucestershire
    • BA
    • Tourism Management
    • 3-4 Years
    • Gloucestershire
    • BA
    • Visual Communications (Honours Degree 1 Year Top Up)
    • 1 Year
    • Gloucestershire
    • BA
    • Youth Studies
    • 3 Years
    • Gloucestershire
    • MSc
    • Accounting and Financial Management
    • 1 Year
    • Gloucestershire
    • MSc
    • Accounting and Finance (Masters Stage Award)
    • 6 Months
    • Gloucestershire
    • LLM
    • International Commercial and Corporate Law
    • 1 Year
    • Gloucestershire
    • LLM
    • Law (Masters Stage Award)
    • 6 Months
    • Gloucestershire
    • MBA
    • Business Administration
    • 1 Year
    • Gloucestershire
    • MBA
    • MBA (Masters Stage Award)
    • 6 Months
    • Gloucestershire
    • MBA
    • MBA Co-operative Enterprise
    • 1 Year
    • Gloucestershire
    • MBA
    • MBA Creative Industries
    • 1 Year
    • Gloucestershire
    • MBA
    • MBA Education
    • 1 Year
    • Gloucestershire
    • MBA
    • MBA Hospitality Management
    • 1 Year
    • Gloucestershire
    • MSc
    • Human Resource Management (International)
    • 1 Year
    • Gloucestershire
    • MSc
    • Human Resource Management (Masters Stage Award)
    • 6 Months
    • Gloucestershire
    • MSc
    • Marketing
    • 1 Year
    • Gloucestershire
    • MSc
    • Retail Management
    • 1 Year
    • Gloucestershire
    • MSc
    • Computing (e-Business)
    • 1 Year
    • Gloucestershire
    • MSc
    • Computing (IT Management)
    • 1 Year
    • Gloucestershire
    • MSc
    • Computing (Dependable Software)
    • 1 Year
    • Gloucestershire
    • MSc
    • Computing (Information Security)
    • 1 Year
    • Gloucestershire
    • MSc
    • Advanced Practice
    • 1 Year
    • Gloucestershire
    • PG Diploma
    • Community and District Nursing Specialist Practice
    • 1 Year
    • Gloucestershire
    • MA
    • Creative and Critical Writing
    • 1 Year
    • Gloucestershire
    • MA
    • Philosophy and Religious Thought
    • 1 Year
    • Gloucestershire
    • Graduate Diploma
    • Theology
    • 1 Year
    • Gloucestershire
    • MTh
    • Theology
    • 1 Year
    • Gloucestershire
    • MSc
    • Hospitality Tourism Management
    • 1 Year
    • Gloucestershire
    • MA
    • Professional Studies in Children's Play
    • 1 Year
    • Gloucestershire
    • MA
    • Design
    • 1 Year
    • Gloucestershire
    • MA
    • Film and Television Production
    • 1 Year
    • Gloucestershire
    • MA
    • Fine Art
    • 1 Year
    • Gloucestershire
    • MA
    • Journalism
    • 1 Year
    • Gloucestershire
    • MA
    • Landscape Architecture
    • 1 Year
    • Gloucestershire
    • MA
    • Landscape Architecture (Conversion)
    • 1 Year
    • Gloucestershire
    • MA
    • Visual Communications
    • 1 Year
    • Gloucestershire
    • MSc
    • Applied Ecology
    • 1 Year
    • Gloucestershire
    • MSc
    • Applied Psychology
    • 1 Year
    • Gloucestershire
    • MSc
    • Business Psychology
    • 1 Year
    • Gloucestershire
    • MSc
    • Counselling
    • 1 Year
    • Gloucestershire
    • MSc
    • Criminology
    • 1 Year
    • Gloucestershire
    • MSc
    • Forensic Psychology
    • 1 Year
    • Gloucestershire
    • Graduate Diploma
    • Psychology
    • 1 Year
    • Gloucestershire
    • MSc
    • Occupational Psychology
    • 1 Year
    • Gloucestershire
    • MSc
    • Sustainable Environments
    • 1 Year
    • Gloucestershire
    • MSc
    • Advanced Clinical Practice for Sports Injuries
    • 1 Year
    • Gloucestershire
    • MSc
    • Coaching Science (Masters Stage Award)
    • 6 Months
    • Gloucestershire
    • MSc
    • Physical Activity, Exercise and Health Practice
    • 1 Year
    • Gloucestershire
    • MSc
    • Psychology of Sport and Exercise
    • 1 Year
    • Gloucestershire
    • MA
    • Sport and Christian Outreach (Sports Chaplaincy)
    • 1 Year
    • Gloucestershire
    • MSc
    • Sport and Exercise Psychology
    • 1 Year
    • Gloucestershire
    • MSc
    • Sports Coaching
    • 1 Year
    • Gloucestershire
    • MA
    • Sports Development
    • 1 Year
    • Gloucestershire
    • MSc
    • Sports Strength and Conditioning
    • 1 Year
    • Gloucestershire
    • MSc
    • Sports Therapy
    • 1 Year
    • Gloucestershire

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