Why choose University of the West of England?

UWE Bristol is a thriving, modern university, offering a wide range of highly respected courses and employment-enhancing opportunities – in one of the UK’s most vibrant cities.

A well-established university, with over 27,000 students, 250,000 alumni and 3,000 staff. Students come to study with us from all over the UK, as well as from 140 different countries around the world, making this a diverse and interesting place to come and study.

“We’re an ambitious university, with exciting developments underway and in the pipeline, and plenty to shout about, in terms of the quality of our teaching, research and student experience. Our new brand is designed to reflect those things fully, and really bring to the fore what people like about working and studying with us.”

Professor Steve West, Vice-Chancellor

Explore Bistrol

Its convenient location in the south west of England and excellent transport links also make it easily accessible from other parts of the UK, and for travelling around once you’re here.

The world heritage city of Bath is a 15 minute train ride away, London just 90 minutes, and the open spaces of Wales, Somerset and the Cotswolds are all within easy reach.

If you’re looking for a busy cultural and social calendar, you’re in the right city. Bristol hosts a multitude of festivals and cultural activities throughout the year. There’s a thriving music scene – and an impressive number of independent shops, bars and places to eat.

“Bristol tops the chart of Britain’s best places for graduates to live and work.”

Sunday Times, September 2015

Work Environment Simulation

We also provide a variety of spaces that replicate professional environments. Here, UWE Bristol students get creative, test concepts, and develop professional skills in a supportive environment.

We are dedicated to providing the best possible learning facilities for UWE Bristol students and staff. That’s why we continue to invest millions in our campuses, equipment and technology.

  • We create inspiring award-winning buildings where students can learn, collaborate and create.
  • Extensive library services and IT resources are available on every campus to support student learning.
  • Digital technologies are used to enhance teaching and learning for our staff and students.

Learning 2020

Our plan to drive learning and teaching forwards

Learning 2020 is integral to our UWE Bristol 2020 strategy. It defines our key aspirations for learning and teaching, and highlights what is unique about learning at UWE Bristol. It also outlines a series of programmes, which will enable us to keep on delivering outstanding learning over the next five years.

Supporting students and teachers

Learning 2020 is driven by six key aspirations. Focused on our students and teachers, these are linked through academic and student journeys so we can evaluate success as we progress:

  • Inspiring, well connected and passionate colleagues
  • Innovative learning strategies and environments
  • Relevant, authentic and engaging assessment strategies
  • Learning communities engendering a sense of identity
  • Experiencing practice-based learning within and out of the university
  • A leading-edge research-informed and scholarly focus within all programmes

Articulation with TMC Academy

Your Academic Journey:

  1. Study Higher Diploma with TMC Academy in Singapore.
  2. Progress with advanced standings to complete your Degree Studies with our university partners.
Name of TMC Programme Advanced Standing Obtained Name of University Country Name of Programme Remarks
Higher Diploma in Mass Communication 240 Credits University of the West of England United Kingdom BA (Hons) Media and Journalism In addition to meeting entry requirements, student needs to submit a portfolio of work and interview. Complete the BA (Hons) degree in 1 year (6 modules).