University of the West of England

# 741-750

QS World University Rankings


Undergraduate programs


Postgraduate programs

8560 GBP

Tuition Fee/year

About University of the West of England

UWE Bristol is an ambitious, progressive university based in one of the UK’s most vibrant and creative cities. Here, we’re focused on solving future global challenges through outstanding learning, world-leading research and a culture of enterprise. We…

empower you to develop yourself, so that you can achieve your goals – both personally and professionally.

Our courses have been developed with students’ future careers in mind, and we have created an impressive learning environment with facilities that inspire. You’ll be welcomed into a community which will challenge, excite, and support you, so you’ll graduate with the skills and experience needed to succeed in your future career.

With three campuses spanning Bristol, you’ll benefit from living in a lively and exciting location, with a secure and supportive campus community. At UWE Bristol, we welcome over 36,000 students representing 163 countries, and offer nearly 700 courses, covering a wide range of subject areas. You’ll benefit from a flexible learning experience where you can select course modules to cater to your specific interests.

We also have a wide range of partner institutions that offer degrees which are awarded by UWE Bristol across the globe in Europe and across Asia. Find out more about our partner organisations.

“We have an excellent reputation for graduate employability and industry partnerships so you can benefit from opportunities to get involved in placements, internships or live projects. This will equip you with the most in-demand skills, and the kind of mindset that employers want and need.

Everyone here, from our students to staff, industry partners to alumni are driven by the same goal – how can we make things better? If you share that same mindset, welcome to UWE Bristol. You’ll be in excellent company .” – Professor Steve West, Vice-Chancellor President and CEO, UWE Bristol

Support for international students

To help you settle into university, we have specialist teams and services equipped to support you in your move to the UK and to life at UWE Bristol. Our Global Centre is there for you at every stage of your transition into life at UWE Bristol. From Pre-sessional English courses and Summer Schools, to a friendly airport welcome and immigration advice. Plus a programme of events to help you make the most of your time here and develop a wide network of friends:

  • Before you arrive: We have teams in regional offices around the world and in the UK, who are in place to support and guide you through your application, including any questions about your UK visa. We also offer pre-departure briefings in many countries and provide you with information to support your arrival at UWE Bristol.
  • When you arrive: Our Global Student Support team is here to support your arrival and help you settle into life at UWE Bristol. The team is ready to provide information and advice so you get the best from your time at UWE Bristol. They’ll greet you when you first arrive, and organise social events (such as the International Student Orientation) to help you settle into your new environment.
  • After you’ve arrived: Once you’ve settled into life at UWE Bristol, we have lots of support available whenever you need it. You’ll find support with English language, with careers, working and volunteering, a Global Buddy Programme, advice on protecting your visa and working in the UK, and much more.

Research excellence

Researchers at UWE Bristol are involved in projects of regional, national and global significance. We tackle the big issues of today and tomorrow head on. Working for a better future. It’s research done well. Research with the power to transform lives, transform the future.

Our outstanding research is making a real impact on society, with 84% of our research reported as ‘world leading’ or ‘internationally excellent’ for its impact on the wider economy and society*.

We also achieved a rating of 100% for ‘internationally excellent’ and ‘world leading’ research across six subjects; Allied Health, Agriculture and Food Science, Computer Science, Law, Education, Communication, and Cultural and Media Studies.*

* Research Excellence Framework 2022

University information

Total StudentsInternational studentsTotal faculty staff
UG Students- 79%
PG Students- 21%
UG Students- 60%
PG Students- 40%
Domestic Staff- 80%
International Staff- 20%

Tuition fees

International Student  Tuition Fees: 8560 GBP (Tuition Fee/year)

Rankings & Ratings

University of the West of England is one of the top public universities in Bristol, United Kingdom. It is ranked #741-750 in QS World University Rankings 2024.


QS World University Rankings


QS WUR Ranking By Subject


QS Sustainability Ranking


Europe University Rankings – Northern Europe

Rankings Criteria



Academic Reputation
Employer Reputation
Faculty Student Ratio
Citations per Faculty
Inbound Exchange Students
Outbound Exchange Students
International Faculty Ratio
International Students Ratio
International Student Diversity
International Research Network
Employment Outcomes
Papers per Faculty

Campus locations

Frenchay Campus, United Kingdom

Campus locations

Glenside Campus, United Kingdom

Campus locations

City Campus, United Kingdom

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