Staffordshire University - UK

College Road,Stoke on Trent,Stoke-on-Trent,England,ST4 2DE

Year Of Estabishment



1,000-1,499 (approx)

Acceptance Crireria

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College Address

College Rd, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire ST4 2DE, United Kingdom

College website

College Contact

+44 1782 294000



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No.of students

15,000-19,999 (approx)





Staffordshire University is a public university which was established in year 1971. University?s main campus is located in Staffordshire while its branch campuses are located in Shrewsbury and Lichfield. It runs on motto ?Create the difference?, it has The Lord Stafford as chancellor & Michael Gunn as vice-chancellor.   

According to Sunday Times University Guide this university was ranked at #101 in year 2015, at #107 in year 2013, at #105 in year 2012, at #96 in year 2011, at #95 in year 2009, at #77 in year 2008, at #79 in year 2007, at #81 in year 2006, at #79 in year 2005, at #81 in year 2004, at #79 in year 2003, at #76 in year 2002, at #75 in year 2001 and at #75 in year 2000. Times Good University Guide has ranked it at #100 in year 2014, at #89 I year 2012, at #81 in year 2011, at #74 in year 2010, at #67 in year 2009, at #64 in year 2008, at #75 in year 2007, at #80 in year 2006, at #85 in year 2005, at #86 in year 2004, at #81 in year 2003, at #82 in year 2002, at #75 in year 2001 and at #75 in year 2000.  

This university is affiliated to Million and Association of Commonwealth Universities. It has an urban as well as a rural set up. It was the very first university in 1990 to introduce honours in Film, Television and Radio Studies and its Forensic Science degrees were accredited by Forensic Science and Criminology in year 2007.


Main campus of this Staffordshire is in Shelton and Staffordshire. Shelton?s campus is named Stoke-on-Trent which homes media production, design, journalism, arts, law, engineering, applied computing, business and sciences. Campus located in Stafford is named Beaconside Campus offering mental health, midwifery, computing courses, technology, music, film, 3D animation, media technology and sports technology. Staffordshire has its branch campus in Lichfield near Lichfield Railway station which is in partnership with Lichfield College and Tamworth, while other branch campus in Shrewsbury, Telford and Oswestry homes midwifery and nursing programs.


Stafford?s schools are:

  • Faculty of Arts and Creative Technologies
  • School of Art and Design
  • School of Film, Sound and Vision
  • School of Journalism, Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Faculty of Business, Education and Law
  • Business School
  • School of Education
  • Law School
  • Faculty of Computing, Engineering and Sciences
  • School of Computing
  • School of Engineering
  • School of Sciences
  • Faculty of Health Sciences
  • School of Nursing and Midwifery
  • School of Psychology, Sport and Exercise
  • School of Social Work, Allied and Public Health


Various departments of this university:

  • Art & Design
  • Bio Sciences & Biotechnology
  • Business Management
  • Computer Graphics & Animation
  • Computer Science & Information Technology
  • Education & Teaching
  • Engineering & Technology
  • Fashion
  • Healthcare
  • Hospitality, Tourism & Events
  • Humanities
  • Journalism, Media, PR & Communication
  • Law
  • Linguistics (English Lit. & Hons)
  • Mathematics & Statistics
  • Music & Dance
  • Psychology
  • Science
  • Sports

Teaching Standards

Staffordshire University has been acknowledged for high academic and teaching standards by Forensic Science Society in year 2007. It has been ranked by Guardian University at #92, by Times Good University at #100 and by The Daily Telegraph at #80 in year 2014. According to The Complete University it was ranked at #108, by Sunday Times University at #107 and by Guardian University Guide at #96 in year 2013.


Staffordshire was the very first university in United Kingdom to offer undergraduate and postgraduate programs in Forensic Computing and to introduce single honours degrees in Radio, Film and Television Studies. Somme of university?s major courses are:

  • Journalism, Media, PR & Communication
  • Art & Design
  • Computer Graphics & Animation
  • Psychology
  • Fashion

Student Facilities

This university has Staffordshire University Students? Union which is governed by student bodies. All activities of this union are handled by five Sabbatical Officers and four student trustees via referendums. Staffordshire has engaged with Keele University and Wolverhampton University since 2007 in an annual varsity mach. Stafford has facilitated students with libraries across its campuses providing massive resources of information and a friendly staff to help students? queries. It also provides a wide range of DVDs and Cd collections in eResources.


Stafford Campus offers on campus halls of residence which comprises of 264 en-suites, study bedrooms along with shared facilities. Stafford?s halls of residence are:

  • Brocton
  • Derrington
  • Eccleshall
  • Gnosall
  • Haughton
  • Knightley
  • Levedale
  • Milwich
  • Norbury
  • Ranton
  • Shugborough
  • Weston

Stoke offers on campus housing some of them are:

  • Royal Doulton
  • Coalport
  • Mintons
  • Spode
  • Aynsley
  • Wedgwood halls

It accommodates over 30 students along with shared bathrooms and halls.

Off campus housing are also provided by university in Carlton house, Church Street, Cromwell Court, Sovereign House and Caledonia Road which are located within 2-kilometers from campus.

Notable Alumni

Some of the university?s notable alumni are:

  • Susie Cooper, Ceramic artist
  • Ian McMillan, Poet.
  • Russell Leetch, Bass guitarist for rock band Editors
  • Raimi Gbadamosi, Conceptual artist
  • Chris Beardsley, Professional footballer
  • Mark Wallace, Cricketer
  • David Leach, Studio potter


Every year university offers scholarship to students based on merits and other excellent factors. Some of the university?s scholarship programmes are:

  • Team Staffs Sports Scholarship
  • Postgraduate Scholarship Scheme
  • National Scholarship Programme (NSP)
  • University Bursaries

It offers more than 40 programs in scholarships. University provides scholarships more than value of £30,000 scholarships.    

Courses Offered

Health Studies By Published Work MPhil

Masters | Distance / Online (6 years)


Art BA (Hons) with a foundation year

Bachelors | Full Time (4 years)


Crime Scene Investigation MSc

Masters | Distance / Online (2 years)

Sep, Jan

Motorsport Technology BSc (Hons)

Bachelors | Full Time (3 years)


Automotive Technology BSc (Hons)

Bachelors | Full Time (4 years)


Mechanical Engineering PhD

Masters | part time 6 yrs

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