The university’s academic structure is divided into five faculties:
Faculty of Arts, Professional and Social Studies
As an academically ambitious, research-driven faculty, it offers a diverse range of programmes to students from creative writing to law, and accounting to architecture. In the most recent research assessment (REF 2014), 37.3% of its academics’ research was rated as either world-leading or internationally excellent. In the Guardian 2020 league table, the faculty’s school of Art and Design was awarded top ten status in the country.
Faculty of Health
Students within the faculty receive a cutting-edge educational experience informed by its research, scholarship and real-world experience, as all of its courses offer placement opportunities. The school offers up Sports courses ranked amongst the top 30 in the country.
Faculty of Science
With world-class facilities and a passionate and innovative teaching and research team, the Faculty of Science’s students are studying at the cutting-edge of their discipline. Strong links with the scientific community and industry in both the UK and overseas means that the faculty can offer fantastic placement opportunities so students can develop their skills and gain valuable experience in the real world.
Faculty of Engineering and Technology
The Faculty of Engineering and Technology conducts research in a wide variety of fields, from computing to maritime studies to product design. Undergraduates of the faculty have high-quality employment opportunities, and postgraduate students show high completion rates.
Faculty of Business and Law
The Faculty of Business and Law is innovative and nurtures talent, providing the knowledge, experience and contacts students need to succeed in their specialist areas. Whether that is within accounting, marketing, human resource management, public relations, events and tourism management, business or Law.