The story of the University of Winchester shows just how much we have been woven into the history of the City. It all started with a mission the Church of England had in the 1830s to create an institution that would train teachers to teach in poor communities. The Diocesan Training School was eventually established by Bishop Sumner in 1840.
Search through all of our courses to find what you're looking for. From Animal Welfare to Creative Writing to Law to Sports Psychology, our courses combine excellent teaching with small class sizes. Our aim is to give you an outstanding time at university.
Our research is driven by a commitment to make a difference. Our reputation for research excellence is growing as we continue to deliver impact at regional, national and international levels. In the most recent Research Excellence Framework (REF), 82 per cent of our submitted research was considered to be recognised internationally, with seven out of eight units of assessment achieving world-leading quality. Explore our research themes.
We offer impartial and up-to-date information, advice and guidance about occupations, graduate employment, further study/training, volunteering, and other opportunities.
Either through face-to-face appointments or via email/telephone, our professional qualified Faculty Employability Advisers provide a wide variety of talks and workshops to support your transition into your desired career.
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The University of Winchester has its origins in the 1840s, and it's a member of the prestigious The Cathedrals Group.
The University of Winchester is the only British university to receive a five-star rating for 'OverallOrganisational Excellence' by the British Quality Foundation.
Come and study either one of the over 100 Bachelor's degrees or one of over 50 Master's degrees.
Choose a degree in Social Sciences, Business & Management, or Humanities.
Tuition fees can be around 6900 GBP /year for EU/EEA students, or 13000 GBP /year for international students.
Apply until the end of May, so you can start your degree in September.
Prepare at least 900 GBP /month to live in Winchester, UK.
As a trusted application partner of The University of Winchester we make sure you can apply easier to programmes from this university. By applying through Studyportals, you get dedicated application counselling, the option of applying to multiple programmes and better chances of being accepted to your programme. You can apply anytime and let us worry about the deadlines.
Select a programme offered by The University of Winchester and start the application process. You will have to answer a few questions about who you are and what you want to study and create your application account. After you load your required application documents, you will be contacted by one of our application counsellors. The counsellor will make sure you’ll have the best chances of getting into the university. Finally, Studyportals will apply on your behalf.
We have stunning living options for you to choose from. The Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey ranked our accommodation 15th out of 116 universities.
Our catered halls have larger than average study bedrooms with many of them boasting beautiful views across Winchester, and our self-catered halls all have en-suite rooms, excellent WIFI connectivity and plenty of communal spaces.
Our accommodation provides you with a comfortable and safe home so you can succeed in your studies and enjoy life at Winchester.
Open seven days a week and 24 hours a day, the Martial Rose Library houses over 300,000 books, including key course textbook, as well as a huge online library of academic journals, e-books and databases. You can settle down to study at one of our 220 workstations, or book one of our 11 study rooms for individual or group work.
The library has PCs on all three floors of the building which can be used by University staff and students. Study Rooms and the majority of PCs in the Library can be booked using the University’s PC Booking system for up 3 hours a week in advance. You will need your IT account username and password to login. When using these PCs you are subject to the University's responsible use regulations.
Our campus are friendly and compact with a community feel, offering first-class, sustainable facilities for learning, teaching and student life. Our campus is split into 'Quarters': King Alfred Quarter, West Downs Quarter, Medecroft Quarter and Bar End Quarter.
The award-winning King Alfred Centre is a bright and spacious social hub. It houses the Student Union, bookshop, Learning Cafe (with 24-hour PC access), Food Hall, Terrace Bar, Gourmet Burger Company, Union Shop and The Vault – the main venue for student social activities.
Burma Road Student Village hosts the University Gym. The equipment supplied by Life Fitness provides an excellent workout experience. The top floor hosts a large cardio area providing bikes, running machines, cross trainers, rowing machines and more. There is also a stretching zone to get you ready for your workout and fixed resistance machines to improve your strength. Downstairs hosts changing spaces along with functional and weight training space.
The Winton Club is one of the oldest alumni associations in the country. Formed in 1874 for the alumni of the then King Alfred’s College, its initial aims were:
Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, Studyportals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.
I enjoyed studying in a foreign country with a different culture from mine. This enabled me to develop a strong sense of critical thinking and make me even more open-minded and outgoing. My overall student experience at the University of Winchester has been satisfying. Although during my first year I feel like international students (like me) should have received more...
I chose Winchester as I believed it was a centre for medieval history, but in reality there were only a few medieval modules each semester and all of very similar topics. Socially whilst not many clubs very good pubs and Southampton is only down the road.
Challenging and engaging. Diverse subject matter and freedom to choose what to study within the course.