Architecture, Construction, and Environment:
Students collaborate in modern studios with colleagues preparing to become architects, urban planners, construction project managers, landscape architects and quantity surveyors. The study is informed by the latest research and professional practice, to ensure students are up to speed on cutting-edge ideas, technologies and developments within the industry.
Art and Design:
Accessing studios and equipment found in real creative businesses, students benefit from the support of industry-active tutors. They work collaboratively with other artists, advertisers, photographers and designers, to build the cross-discipline experience and impressive portfolio needed to land their future dream role.
Hands-on, entrepreneurial, career-relevant experiences are embedded into the degrees at the University of Gloucestershire. From overseas trip opportunities, work placements and projects with major firms, students graduate with CVs that stand out from the competition.
Computing and Engineering:
The University of Gloucestershire has links to key industry players in creative and technical computing and engineering technologies in Gloucestershire – a ‘hub’ for cyber innovation – and beyond. Students can be sure their course meets the needs of employers and that they’ll access the latest expertise, technologies and experiences.
The university’s network of over 400 schools, nurseries, museums and other education settings offers student placements in a variety of environments alongside teachers with a wealth of expertise. These experiences and the supportive community on offer at the University of Gloucestershire help students graduate as confident and creative educators.
Events and Hospitality:
Ranked 3rd in the UK for graduate prospects (hospitality, leisure, recreation, and tourism - Complete University Guide 2021), the university’s events and tourism degrees give professional insights and contacts to get ahead of the competition. Events, trips and placements in the UK and abroad offer a wealth of rich experiences for students to add to their CVs.
Health and Social Care:
These courses have been developed in partnership with key health and social care organisations to ensure students gain the skills and knowledge key employers want and need. With a focus on creating a ‘culture of care', the University of Gloucestershire supports students to develop their own wellbeing and resilience so they can effectively care for others.
At the University of Gloucestershire, students are encouraged to critically engage with the past, the stories we tell about ourselves and the way the world looks today. They explore ideas, cultures and language not only in the classroom and library but through trips, projects and placements – inspiring them to make their own impact on the communities and societies they find themselves in.
Exploring fundamental principles of law and including opportunities for individuals to tailor their studies to specialise in areas of interest, the University of Gloucestershire’s law degrees are ranked in the UK top 20 for student satisfaction and graduate prospects (Complete University Guide 2021). Students hone their legal skills in a purpose-built moot courtroom and work with experienced professionals on placements or in the university’s in-house law clinic.
Students gain real marketing experience through live briefs and challenges set by global brands and benefit from placements alongside experienced professionals at major firms and agencies. With opportunities to tailor their study to their ambitions, students graduate with the knowledge and CV to succeed in their preferred marketing field.
Music and Media:
The University of Gloucestershire provides cutting-edge tech in their music and media studios, suites and labs, where students work with professional practitioners – producers, journalists, musicians and animators. They not only help students gain relevant skills and experiences, but also the contacts needed to get a head start in their careers.
Natural and Social Sciences
Students learn on a historic campus with cutting-edge facilities including environmental, forensic, EEG, computing and VR labs. With access to renowned academic experts, the latest research and amazing field trips and placements, they gain the knowledge and skills to be successful in their chosen field.
University of Gloucestershire students grow their creative and performance talents with support from expert tutors and utilise purpose-built facilities in the performing arts centre. Specialist workshops, trips and opportunities to work and perform in a variety of settings further hone students’ abilities in acting, dance, singing and other stage techniques.
Sport and Exercise:
With access to state-of-the-art facilities, labs and suites and opportunities to work with top practitioners, athletes and organisations, students at the University of Gloucestershire have everything they need to succeed. They develop the knowledge, skills and connections to become inspiring coaches, dynamic therapists and innovative researchers.