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The University of Wolverhampton

The University of Wolverhampton

Wolverhampton, England, United Kingdom


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Location: 

Wolverhampton is a thriving, cosmopolitan city with a population of around 250,000. With a history dating back to 985 AD and possibly farther, like Akron, it is most famous for its industrial heritage. As well as being close to the beautiful Shropshire and Staffordshire countryside, Wolverhampton is conveniently located just a few miles from Birmingham, England’s second largest city. It offers something for everyone, such as a shopping center, numerous cafes, bars and restaurants, a theater, art gallery, cinemas and the excellent Lighthouse Media Centre. 

The University of Wolverhampton traces its history to 1835 and the Wolverhampton Mechanics’ Institute. Today it enrolls over 20,000 students on four campuses. Its eight schools (colleges) offer degrees in approximately 30 subjects.

Terms Available:

  • Fall Semester
  • Spring Semester
  • Academic Year

Special Requirements:

  • 3.0 GPA

Language of Instruction:

English 

Subjects Available:

  • Applied Science
  • Art and Design
  • Computing and Information Technology
  • Education, Engineering
  • Health
  • Legal Studies
  • Humanities
  • Language
  • Business
  • Social Sciences
  • Sports
  • Performing Arts

Course Search: 

Course Guides, which should offer descriptions of available classes, may be found here: http://www.wlv.ac.uk/Default.aspx?page=30152.  They are organized by the university’s Schools, which are roughly equivalent to UA’s Colleges. 

A searchable timetable is available here: http://www3.wlv.ac.uk/timetable/module_1.asp.  It’s best to use the middle section, headed I don't know my module code(s)... Select the appropriate semester and any level 4-6. 

NB: In Britain, course refers to a degree program.  Module refers to individual classes.

Housing: 

The residence halls have communal kitchen with a microwave, fridge/freezer, and lockable cupboards.  The rooms have a single bed, chest of drawers, wardrobe, desk, and armchair.  Some rooms have individual sinks, baths, and toilets. 

Estimated Total Costs:

Estimated Costs – University of Wolverhampton

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