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Edge Hill University

Ormskirk, United Kingdom

Public -1882


Male : Female


International Student Rate

Computer science, accountancy, and marketing

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Fall, spring, winter


History, Affiliations, and Rankings

Edge Hill College was founded on January 24, 1885, by a group of seven Liverpool merchants and benefactors on Durning Road in Edge Hill, Liverpool. It was also the first non-denominational professional development college for women in England, and it was named after the region in which it was located. Edge Hill was one of just two colleges in England at the time that combined teacher training with degree studies. The university was awarded the authority to issue research degrees in August 2008. Universities UK is a member of the organization. According to the Times Higher Education Rankings 2022, it is rated 801-1000th globally.

Infrastructure, Campuses, and Courses

Edge Hill University is located in Ormskirk, West Lancashire's administrative center, on a 160-acre (650,000-m2) campus. It is about halfway between Liverpool and Preston, the county town. The majority of the University's topics and departments are housed in specialized structures built in the 1990s. The university also has a campus in Manchester City Centre, which is mostly used for medical science studies and is located in the St. James Buildings. BA/BSc and LLB degrees, health pre-registration certifications, and teacher training degrees are among the undergraduate programs offered by Edge Hill University. PGCEs, Master's degrees, MBAs, MPhil and Ph.D. research degrees, and MRes programs are among the postgraduate options. Professional development options are available at both the undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

Accomplishments and Alumni

Carl Hunter, Senior Lecturer, and bassist in The Farm founded The Label Recordings, a non-profit record label, in collaboration with Edge Hill University students, in 2013. The Inkhearts, Hooton Tennis Club, Oranj Son, Feral Love, and Youth Hostel are among the artists whose music has been released and promoted by the label. After being nominated in the Excellence and Innovation in the Arts category, the Label was 'highly commended in the 2016 Times Higher Education Awards. Students in A&R, Graphic Design, Video Production, Music Production, Marketing, and Event Management join teams to recruit unsigned bands in the North West of England. The university also takes pride in the notable and great people it has given to this world including Joe Ainsworth (Scriptwriter for BBC drama Holby City), Liam Colbon (Rugby League player), Julie Cooper MP (Member of Parliament and Shadow Health Minister), and many more. 

Student Diversity and Visiting Companies

Edge Hill University is home to a diverse community of motivated and inspiring students from all over the world. You will be a part of a top ten contemporary university (The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020), where you will be taught and supported by faculty who have significant connections within their fields and cutting-edge subject expertise. According to the Higher Education Statistical Agency, there were 10,025 undergraduate students and 3,535 postgraduate students in the 2019/20 academic year. International students may not be included in the statistics. 

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