Staffordshire University connects its 16,500 students to a first-rate education and to the world of work. From its roots in mining and ceramic technology, the university is now a leader in digital innovation, maintaining close links with the cutting edge of industry. With over 50 years' experience in providing computing courses, the university has built a reputation as one of the best universities in the UK for computer games degrees.

Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF)

TEF Silver is awarded to institutions that deliver high-quality teaching, learning and outcomes for their students, and consistently exceed "rigorous national quality requirements" for higher education in the UK. Find out more about TEF.

International Student Statistics

540 international students in 2016–17

Welcome Arrangements

  • The International Student Support team provides specialist immigration advice, welcome and orientation support to all international students. 
  • This includes pre-arrival information, meet and greets, welcome talks, orientation programmes and a range of fun cultural and social events and trips.

English Language Requirements

  • GCSE: grade C in English Language.
  • IELTS: 6.0 with 5.5 in all bands. Note, this is a guide: postgraduate Law, Journalism, and undergraduate Journalism ask for IELTS of 7.5 overall. 
  • Please refer to the university website to check specific course requirements.

Accommodation for International Students

  • International students are guaranteed a room so long as they have accepted an unconditional offer, paid their tuition fee deposit and returned their accommodation application form by the designated date.
  • The university's student accommodation is safe, secure and reasonably priced; the price includes internet access. There are communal self-catering areas and good value restaurants and snack bars on campus.
  • The on-campus accommodation is within walking distance of lectures.
  • International students are clustered within the Halls of Residence, and students are not required to move out during Christmas or Easter vacations.

International Tuition Fees

The following are the typical annual course fees for overseas students submitted to us by the university (Reddin Survey of University Tuition Fees 2018–2019). Always confirm individual course fees with the university.

Type of Course Undergraduate (£) Taught Postgraduate (£)
Classroom 11,100 12,500
Mixed 11,100 12,500
Laboratory 11,100 12,500
Clinical - -
Teaching takes place in a classroom or ordinary lecture theatre. Subjects with classroom teaching might include history, maths and philosophy.
Subjects taught in classrooms and laboratories, such as languages.
Much of the teaching may take place in a laboratory and includes biology, chemistry and physics.
Clinical subjects can include dentistry, medicine and veterinary medicine.