The University of Opportunity

The University of Wolverhampton has always been a place of opportunity, offering students, whatever their background or circumstances, to fulfil their potential and realise their career ambitions in partnership with a supportive community.

Students outside MD Building

‌Whether you are employed, looking for work or studying at undergraduate level what really matters is your commitment to succeed. Thousands of University of Wolverhampton postgraduates have used their qualification to get a new job, change career direction or even start their own business.

We know that for most of our postgraduates the reason for studying for a postgraduate qualification is to open new opportunities in their career. For that reason our postgraduate courses are designed to address the needs of industry and make you more employable.

The University of Opportunity in action

  • Employability - The latest figures in the National Student Survey show that 94% of our graduates are in employment or training 6 months after graduation.
  • Commendation - the University is proud to be the only University in the West Midlands to receive a commendation from the QAA (which is similar to Ofsted for schools).
  • World-leading research - In the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF) all 13 of the research areas submitted for assement had areas rated as 'world leading. Our best ever performance.
  • Outstanding facilities - we have invested £125 million over the past 15 years with a further £45 million over the next two years to ensure our students have access to the very best learning facilities.
Have a look around our facilities and where you might be studying with our 360° campus views.