• Entry Standards Entry Standards

    The average UCAS tariff score of new students entering the University. These tables use the old UCAS tariff.

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    288
  • Student Satisfaction Student Satisfaction

    A guide to how satisfied students are with the quality of teaching they receive.

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    4.14 / 5.00
  • Research Quality Research Quality

    A measure of the quality of the research undertaken in the University.

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    2.20 / 4.00
  • Research Intensity Research Intensity

    A measure of the proportion of staff involved in high-quality research in the University.

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    0.33 / 1.00
  • Graduate Prospects Graduate Prospects

    A guide to the employability of graduates on completion of their courses at the University.

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    56.5 / 100.0
  • Student-Staff Ratio Student-Staff Ratio

    The average staffing levels at the University.

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    15.2
  • Academic Services Spend Academic Services Spend

    A guide to how much the University spends on supporting services such as libraries and IT.

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    1,643
  • Facilities Spend Facilities Spend

    A guide to how much the University spends on supporting facilities such as the careers service, health and counselling services and sport facilities.

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    235
  • Good Honours Good Honours

    The percentage of graduates achieving a first or upper second class honours degree – the class of degree achieved can impact a graduate’s employment prospects.

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    65.8 / 100.0
  • Degree Completion Degree Completion

    The proportion of students expected to successfully complete their studies and gain a degree from the University.

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    76.0 / 100.0

Staffordshire University aims to build links between students, academic partners, business and society. The City Campus is based in Stoke-on-Trent and features excellent learning and teaching facilities, good transport links and stimulating social spaces. The university has Centres of Excellence in Healthcare Education in Stafford and Royal Shrewsbury Hospital, with considerable investment in these specialist facilities.

Entry Requirements

  • The university recognises the value of a broad range of qualifications, from foundation degrees to A level and access courses. For details of admission to undergraduate courses, please see the university website.

Teaching Methods

  • Students learn from, and work with experts with good industry connections.

Undergraduate Courses

Type of Qualification:

Mode of study:

Course Flexibility

  • All new Staffordshire University students are guaranteed work experience opportunities, made possible by the university's links with businesses and organisations of all shapes and sizes.
  • The university is one of only a few of institutions offering two-year, fast-track degrees.
  • Staffordshire University awards can also be studied at one of a network of regional colleges around the country, for more information please refer to the university website.

Student Services and Facilities

  • Specialist facilities include an HDTV centre and broadcast newsroom, biomechanics and sports science laboratories, autosport workshop, motion capture studio, mock law courts and crime scene house.
  • The library is open 24/7 and there are workshops, free mobile study apps, video conferencing, market research reports, and access to on-line training tools.
  • Two Centres of Excellence in Healthcare have opened in Shrewsbury and Stafford, featuring enhanced teaching, social and study spaces that include new clinical skills laboratories and specialist equipment.
  • Investment in the Stoke-on-Trent city campus has created the Digital Kiln – which house bespoke games and computing laboratories, new TV and music technology studios, the Beacon Building and the street-food style Pavilion Café.
  • There are a variety of food outlets on campus.

Disability Services

  • Staffordshire University recognises that many disabled students will need individually tailored support for part, or all, of their course. For more information, please refer to the Student Enabling Centre on the university website.

Students' Union

  • Staffordshire University Students' Union is committed to making every student feel 'Proud to be Staffs', providing cultural, recreational and sports activity as well as numerous clubs and societies.
  • A number of venues offer major club nights, live sports action and great food choices.

Availability of Part-Time Work

  • Unitemps, the university's recruitment service, can help students find part-time and temporary work.
  • Each year 250 students work in the Students' Union in roles ranging from food service to promotional activity, with access to training opportunities from food hygiene to leadership and management.
  • Paid 'student ambassadors' help at recruitment events, including open days.

Careers Guidance

  • The Careers Network at Staffordshire University supports students and graduates in the development of their employability, offering guidance on all career-related questions.
  • The annual CareersFest features careers fairs, seminars and workshops, providing students with opportunities to network with employers.

Student Mix

15,858 students in 2015–16:

Level of study

  • Undergraduate 86%
  • Postgraduate 14%

Mode of study

  • Full Time 60%
  • Part Time 40%

Where students come from

  • UK 94%
  • EU 2%
  • Other 4%

Student gender

  • Male 50%
  • Female 50%

History

  • Staffordshire University has over 100 years of education heritage, dating back to 1914.
  • It became North Staffordshire Polytechnic in 1970 and was granted university status in 1992.

Notable Alumni

  • Alex Scott – Professional footballer with England women's football team.
  • Andrew Triggs-Hodge – Olympic gold medalist and World Champion rower.
  • Clarice Cliff – Ceramic artist.
  • David Leach – Studio potter.
  • Fatmir Besimi – Minister of the Economy of the Republic of Macedonia.
  • Ian McMillan – Poet.
  • Jermaine Allen– Professional American footballer.
  • Raimi Gbadamosi – Conceptual artist and Professor at Wits School of Arts, Johannesburg.
  • Scott Minto – Professional footballer and sports broadcaster.
  • Tom Smith, Russell Leetch, Ed Lay and Chris Urbanowicz – founder members of the rock band Editors.

Further Details

Address Staffordshire University College Road Stoke-on-Trent Staffordshire ST4 2DE
UCAS Code S72