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Bournemouth University

Fern Barrow, Poole Poole View map
United Kingdom
#701-750
Public
High
15,472
Yes
827
2,751

Overview

Based by the sea in south-west England, Bournemouth University (BU) focuses on producing future-ready graduates, with every student able to take a work placement as part of their course. According to HESA, the Higher Education Statistics Agency, it has more students on work placement than any other university in Great Britain.
The university has four academic faculties:

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

Many of the university’s courses are accredited or validated by professional organisations.
All students have the chance to do a work placement, at home or abroad, whichever course you choose to study. Some placements last for 30 weeks, after your second year, but others are shorter throughout the course.
Placements challenge you to test the skills and knowledge you learn during the course in a ‘real world’ environment, adding practical experience to your CV.

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

This careers-focused approach produces real results: 92.3% of Bournemouth University graduates were in work or further study within six months of graduating according to the DLHE survey 2016.

The BU International College offers a range of preparatory programs which gives students the opportunity to study in Bournemouth and prepare successfully for entry into chosen courses. Visit www.bournemouth.ac.uk/international-college for more information.


University Highlights

Total students - 15,472

12%
88%

International students - 2,751

65%
35%

Total faculty staff - 827

237
590

Total students - 15,472

12%
88%

International students - 2,751

65%
35%

Total faculty staff - 827

590
237

Scholarships

Yes
The Scholarships above offer some form of financial aid to prospective students. Please always check the specific requirements and restrictions on scholarship availability.
2019
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