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Location: St John's Campus, Henwick Grove, Worcester WR2 6AJ

Country: United Kingdom

Near by Big City: Worcester

About University: Worcester is one of the fastest-growing universities in Britain. Even with the change to tuition fees, applications have remained buoyant against a falling national picture. Worcester has seen its applications rise three times faster than the national average over the last five years: 20% compared to the national figure of 6.65 per cent.

Worcester itself is a charming city with plenty to see and do. It has an energetic and varied nightlife, and is situated between two areas of outstanding natural beauty with lovely countryside nearby.

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In March 2015, the university won the Guardian University Award for Buildings that Inspire through its development of the University of Worcester Arena, a state-of-the-art sport facility designed specifically to accommodate disabled and able bodied athletes. In 2013 the university won the Guardian university award for its contribution to the local community after creating the Hive, the country's first university and public library.

The university has received excellent reports from Ofsted and the Nursing and Midwifery Council.

Bursaries: Worcester offers a range of awards, including £1,000 scholarships for students who achieve ABB+ or equivalent.

Scholarships of £1,000 are available to eligible undergraduate students in their first and second year of a degree course or first year of a foundation degree or HND, judged on the basis of their academic achievement at the university.

There are also choral scholarships for young men with counter-tenor, tenor and baritone/bass voices.

If you have an outstanding record of achievement in a particular sport, then you may be eligible for a sports scholarship through the University of Worcester's partnership with the region's professional sports teams.

Accommodation: All first-year undergraduates who accept a conditional or unconditional offer through Ucas by 1 May are guaranteed a place in university-owned/managed accommodation.

Prices begin at £89 a week and go up to £145 a week for the 'en-suite extra'. All students living in halls benefit from free gym membership.

Places are offered on a self-catering basis. Both halls are close to the town centre. Accommodation is guaranteed for all new students to the university that have applied through Ucas and accepted the University of Bolton as their firm choice subject to submitting a completed Halls application on or before 31st July, 2015.

Weekly price of £78.50 for a 39-week contract in halls of residence, which includes gas, electric and water bills, internet, £5,000-worth of personal contents insurance and free car parking.

Ranking: 103

Admission Requirement*:

UG: Applicants with an overall grade of 60% from the Standard XII Higher Secondary School Certificate from the All India Boards.

PG: Pass the Indian Bachelor degree with a minimum of 55% (50% from the University of Delhi) or higher

IELTS Requirements:

PG: IELTS of 6.0 (with no less than 5.5 in each component) will be considered for admission to our Undergraduate degree courses. Other English Language qualifications will be considered. All other boards will require an overall grade of 65%

PG: a minimum IELTS of 6.5 (with no less than 5.5 in any component) or equivalent.

Fees Range: The standard annual fee for full-time undergraduate study for UK/EU students enrolling on BA/BSc degrees in 2015 is £9,000 per year. Full-time undergraduate courses normally take three years to complete

*Conditions apply.