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University of West England Bristol

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UWE (University of West England) Bristol is part of the University Alliance university. UWE offers more than 600 courses at undergraduate, postgraduate, professional level. UWE offer a broad range of subjects in the discilinary of arts, creative industries, health, science, business, law, environment and technology. UWE are well known for their quality of teaching, and for our student experience (satisfaction). UWE built close links with industry such as CERN, Rolls Royce, NHS, Aardman Animation, BBC and many more to help develop the right content for the courses and allow students exposure to diverse professional opportunities.
The name of Bristol attracts students and also employers. Bristol is 1 of the UK's most diverse and desirable cities to study and live in. It's also a city of opportunity for graduates as Bristol is an industrial and tourism based city. Graduates have many opportunities to network, and seek employability opportunities here. UWE has 3 campuses in and around Bristol with 14 different departments . Art & Design disciplinary will study at the campus of Bower Ashton City Campus; Business, Law, Engineering, Science and Media subjects will study at the North Entrance of UWE Bristl, Frenchay Campus. And Health care subjects will be at Glenside Campus. UWE have invested learning space, facilities and resources worth up to £300m to give our students access to everything they need to succeed.

Subject Rankings

Guardian Rankings 2022
  • #4 Film production & photography
  • #5 Philosophy
  • #11 Architecture
  • #12 Building and town and country planning
  • #13 Psychology
  • #15 Mathematics
  • #15 Education
  • #20 Mechanical Engineering
  • #25 Health professions
  • #27 Design & crafts
  • #29 Sociology
  • #31 Earth & marine sciences
  • #33 Geography & environmental studies
  • #33 Business, management & marketing
  • #36 Electronic & electrical Engineering
  • #39 Economics
  • #40 Politics
  • #41 Criminology
  • #42 Civl Engineering
  • #43 Biosciences
  • #44 Media & film studies
  • #49 Computer science & information systems

Popular Programs



Arts & Design

As a Art & Design student at UWE Bristol, you’ll learn from some of the best in the field. Not only will you be taught by lecturers with considerable real-world experience, but you'll have access to our established industry partners. UWE Bristol has links and partnerships with some of the South West's top cultural and creative organisations, so you can be sure that your studies are setting you up to succeed in your career.

Film & Animation

Bring your ideas to life in an environment that encourages and supports your talent and development. With input from industry experts, our filmmaking, animation and photography courses will prepare you to step into roles across the creative sector.

Media & Journalism

Bristol is a vibrant and innovative media hub with the highest concentration of creative industries outside London – making UWE Bristol an exciting place to study a journalism or media course. We work closely with a wide range of news and current affairs partners, giving you the chance to immerse yourself in a diverse media community while developing the skills you need to succeed.


UWE Business School offers world-class facilities: a dynamic environment supporting thought leadership, collaboration, innovation, and creativity. From our social learning spaces to our Harvard lecture theatres - you’ll have everything you need to enhance your learning.


Law School offers world-class facilities: supporting your development with access to two mock courtrooms, a 300-seat Harvard lecture theatre, a LPC/BVC Legal Resource Room, and a dedicated pro bono office. You’ll also use our social learning spaces and café to find innovative, collaborative ways of working.

Health & Applied Science

The Faculty of Health and Applied Sciences brings together experts from Allied Health Professions, Applied Sciences, Health and Social Science, and Nursing and Midwifery. The Faculty of Health and Applied Sciences (HAS) has a well-established and continuously evolving research environment that makes a difference to society, as well as ensuring that research enriches our students' learning.

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