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Formal teaching for these courses will be delivered at Parkgate Road in Chester from April 2021. The university will still own the Thornton site which will be used for research purposes. The close links that currently exist between the University and the companies based at Thornton will continue.

Where You’ll Study

You will be based at Exton Park (Parkgate Road), Chester. At Chester, students, academic researchers and commercial enterprises work alongside each other to continue the legacy of innovation in the North West. Our laboratories are equipped to a high level with research-quality facilities.


Students benefit from a range of technical resources, modern laboratories, pilot scale equipment and access to a wide array of professional modelling and simulation software.

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