Place Category: Modern Universities
Based in the historic, Roman city of Chester the university started life as the UK’s first purpose-built teacher training college back in 1839. In the 1970s it expanded its curriculum to offer a range of undergraduate arts and science degrees and in the 1990s it expanded further to offer nursing and midwifery qualifications and a wider range of foundation, undergraduate and postgraduate degrees.
It now offers a wide range of academic and vocational courses across Business, Arts, Humanities, Science, Social Science, Engineering, Health and Social Care, as well as midwifery, nursing and teaching
The university operates across several campuses in Chester and also operates campuses in nearby town of Warrington and Shrewsbury.