Bournemouth University

Bournemouth has the warmest climate in the United Kingdom.

Study at Bournemouth University

Bournemouth University offers professional and innovative learning. Graduates from Bournemouth are attractive to employers, as the university has boasted one of the highest employment rates in the UK for several years. Bournemouth also has a lovely beach and one of the warmest climates in Britain.

Below, you will find basic information about studying at Bournemouth University. Our other pages provide you with information about study programs, accommodation, student life in Bournemouth and the application process.

9 good reasons to study at Bournemouth University

  • Highly ranked Media School, offering internationally renowned courses in Media Production, Journalism & Communication, Computer Animation and Corporate & Marketing Communications.
  • 93,3 % of Bournemouth University's graduates are either employed or enrolled in further study within six months of graduation
  • Bournemouth University has 2,000 international students from around 120 countries
  • All undergraduate courses offer the opportunity of a professional placement (internship)
  • Bournemouth University offers paid internships for Masters in Business, Tourism, IT and Technology across 29 courses, up to 12 months
  • Bournemouth University has on of UK’s largest collection of e-journals and e-books which makes the library much more accessible
  • The Students’ Union has 100 clubs and societies ranging from academic, cultural, sports and special interest
  • Free English language support is offered to international students, such as group classes and one-to-one sessions.
  • Bournemouth University takes sustainability seriously and has a biodiversity policy and plan which aims at defining the biodiversity baseline on campus and near surroundings to determine which flora and fauna is vital. Reducing the use of pesticides and removing of dominant invasive species and improving bird boxes is part of the plan.

Bournemouth University’s good reputation

  • Bournemouth has entered the ranks of the top 500 universities in the world for the first time, according to the latest Times Higher Education World University Rankings (2015/16). BU is one of only four post-92 UK institutions within the worldwide top 500.
  • Bournemouth University has stepped up in the ranks of the UK universities and ranks 63 out of the 119 UK universities in 2016 compared to 71 in 2015 according to Guardian University Guide 2016
  • BU is home to the National Centre for Computer Animation (NCCA), recognised as the best place in the UK to study computer animation and visual effects. The NCCA has been at the forefront of computer graphics and animation education and research in the UK since 1989 and was ranked top 10 in the world by 3D World Magazine, for animation and digital effects in 2015
  • Bournemouth University has 33 industry accreditations for its courses  

What can I study at Bournemouth University?

Bournemouth University has a variety of different subjects in exciting disciplines at both the undergraduate and graduate level. The most popular disciplines include Journalism, Design, Film and Television, Tourism, Economics, Data Animation, and Marketing.

What does it cost to study at Bournemouth University?

For undergraduate study, Bournemouth University fixes your tuition at the year of entry. This means that unlike most UK universities, you know exactly how much your whole degree will cost before you start.

Contact KILROY if you have questions, if you are looking for more information about studying in England, or if you wish to apply for admission at Bournemouth University.

Fun facts about Bournemouth University

  • 1,224 scholarships awarded in 2014/15 worth over 2,2 million GBP
  • Media School graduates have worked on a number of Hollywood films, including "Gravity", which was awarded Best Visual Effects Oscar in 2014 and a BAFTA in the same category, and “Interstellar”, which won the Best Visual Effects Oscar in 2015 and the Special Visual Effects Award at the BAFTAs 
  • 2,700 are the number of hours Bournemouth University students gave to support volunteering projects in 2014

How can KILROY help me study at Bournemouth University?

KILROY offers free study counselling and our study advisors can help you with the answers to your questions regarding your studies at Bournemouth University. Our study advisors will take you through all of the steps; from your initial questions to your first week at BU.

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