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Bournemouth University

Location

Talbot Campus, Poole United Kingdom

Ranking

# 731-740QS World University Rankings

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92Undergraduate programs

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110Postgraduate programs

Scholarship

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About Bournemouth University

Bournemouth University (BU) is one of the UK’s leading modern universities; we create forward-thinking graduates with the skills and flexibility to succeed throughout their career.  Our courses are designed with direct input from employers, and we recognise the importance of work experience as part of your degree.

 

The BU community includes around 19,000 students; with approximately 2,600 international students from over 120 countries. Our four faculties offer degrees in creative, professional, technological, scientific and humanities specialisms.  We are ranked in the top 150 young universities in the world according to the QS Top 50 Under 50 rankings 2019.

 

There are many reasons why so many international students choose BU. Studying at Bournemouth University will give you the opportunity to progress into some of the most exciting careers, such as Computer Animation & Visual Effects, Media Production & Communication, Forensic & Archaeology, Sports & Events Management, History, International Business and Management, Politics & Social Studies, and much more.

 

Research is an integral part of BU, providing solutions to real-world problems and informing the education we deliver. Our students are a key part of this research, co-creating knowledge with us and playing a crucial role in everything we do. In the UK Government’s Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014 96% of BU research rated as internationally recognised or higher, with 18% ranked as world-leading.

 

Bournemouth is also a great town to live as an international student. We are located in one of the most beautiful and historic areas of the United Kingdom. Situated on the south coast of England, and less than two hours from London by train, Bournemouth enjoys fantastic scenery and some of the country's mildest weather. Bournemouth’s seven miles of beautiful beaches have been crowned the best in the UK in the 2019 Trip Advisor Travel Awards and the 6th best in the whole of Europe.

 

Find out more about BU at www.bournemouth.ac.uk/international or search for us across social media channels as Bournemouth University International. 

About Bournemouth University

Bournemouth University (BU) is one of the UK’s leading modern universities; we create forward-thinking graduates with the skills and flexibility to succeed throughout their career.  Our courses are designed with direct input from employers, and we recognise the importance of work experience as part of your degree.

 

The BU community includes around 19,000 students; with approximately 2,600 international students from over 120 countries. Our four faculties offer degrees in creative, professional, technological, scientific and humanities specialisms.  We are ranked in the top 150 young universities in the world according to the QS Top 50 Under 50 rankings 2019.

 

There are many reasons why so many international students choose BU. Studying at Bournemouth University will give you the opportunity to progress into some of the most exciting careers, such as Computer Animation & Visual Effects, Media Production & Communication, Forensic & Archaeology, Sports & Events Management, History, International Business and Management, Politics & Social Studies, and much more.

 

Research is an integral part of BU, providing solutions to real-world problems and informing the education we deliver. Our students are a key part of this research, co-creating knowledge with us and playing a crucial role in everything we do. In the UK Government’s Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014 96% of BU research rated as internationally recognised or higher, with 18% ranked as world-leading.

 

Bournemouth is also a great town to live as an international student. We are located in one of the most beautiful and historic areas of the United Kingdom. Situated on the south coast of England, and less than two hours from London by train, Bournemouth enjoys fantastic scenery and some of the country's mildest weather. Bournemouth’s seven miles of beautiful beaches have been crowned the best in the UK in the 2019 Trip Advisor Travel Awards and the 6th best in the whole of Europe.

 

Find out more about BU at www.bournemouth.ac.uk/international or search for us across social media channels as Bournemouth University International. 

Available programs

Based bythe sea in south-west England, Bournemouth University (BU) focuses on producingfuture-ready graduates, with every student undergraduate student having theopportunity to take a work placement as part of their course. BU has a longestablished programme of placements for students both nationally andinternationally and has a reputation for the quality of these opportunities.

 

Theuniversity has four academic faculties:

 

  • Health & Social Sciences
  • Management
  • Media & Communication
  • Science & Technology

 

Many ofthe university’s courses are accredited or validated by professionalorganisations.

 

Allstudents have the chance to do a work placement, at home or abroad, whichevercourse you choose to study. Some placements last for 30 weeks, after yoursecond year, but others are shorter throughout the course.

 

Placementschallenge you to test the skills and knowledge you learn during the course in a‘real world’ environment, adding practical experience to your CV.

 

There’san annual Graduate and Placements Fair, and you’ll be helped by the Careers& Employability Service, as well as the excellent contacts of academicstaff, many of whom have worked in, or still work in, their field.

 

Thiscareers-focused approach produces real results: 93.1% of Bournemouth Universitygraduates were in work or further study within six months of graduatingaccording to the Destination of Leavers in Higher Education (DLHE) survey 2017.

 

The BUInternational College offers a range of preparatory programs which givesstudents the opportunity to study in Bournemouth and prepare successfully forentry into chosen courses. Visit www.bournemouth.ac.uk/international-collegefor more information.

BA (Hons) Film

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Ifyou’re looking to broaden your horizons with a postgraduate degree, then youshould know that we have more to offer than just a beach. 

 

We canhelp add value to your degree, by providing you with opportunities to engage inworld-leading research, strong industry links and accredited Masters’ degreesand an impressive range of scholarships and funding support.

 

BournemouthUniversity (BU) is growing and vibrant academic community. Students from 125different countries choose to study here, creating a lively and diverseculture.

 

We offeran extensive range of postgraduate taught courses, as well as doctoralopportunities in the following subjects:

 

  • Accounting, Finance & Economics
  • Business, Management & Marketing
  • Computer Animation & Visual Effects
  • Computing & Information Technology
  • Games & Music Technology
  • Design & Engineering
  • Health & Social Care
  • Law
  • Media & Communication
  • Sciences
  • Social Studies
  • Sport
  • Tourism, Hospitality & Events

 

If youstudy at BU, you’re choosing be fully prepared for professional practice, togain industry accreditation and to take advantage of the placementopportunities available on some courses.

MA Advertising

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MA Scriptwriting

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MA Social Work

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MSc Green Economy

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MSc Green Economy

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University information

Bachelor

6+
60+

Master

2+
6+
60+
15,227
82%
18%
3,193
46%
54%
827
69%
31%

Tuition fee and scholarships

One of the important factors when considering a master's degree is the cost of study. Luckily, there are many options available to help students fund their master's programme. Download your copy of the Scholarship Guide to find out which scholarships from around the world could be available to you, and how to apply for them.

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Rankings & ratings

Bournemouth University is one of the top public universities in Poole, United Kingdom. It is ranked #731-740 in QS World University Rankings 2024.

QS World University Rankings

  • 2018
    #701-750
  • 2019
    #701-750
  • 2020
    #701-750
  • 2021
    #751-800
  • 2022
    #751-800
  • 2023
    #801-1000
  • 2024
    #731-740

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